Dr. Bill Atwood

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    Erna epitomizes the ‘American Dream’

    A Lifetime Achievement Award - let that phrase roll off your tongue and understand how much greater it tastes when it is presented to you by your peers. On March 9, one of our neighbors received that honor from the Fresno Chapter of the California Restaurant Association.

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    Clintons and ethics

    When is enough enough? For years the Clintons have proven that they not only feel entitled to their power, and have proven time and again that they see themselves as better than the rest of us and above the law. My question for the Clinton loyalists is when are they going to say, “That’...

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    Administrative hoopla

    This past week the Secretary of State assured us all that Americans are safer than ever, and that the world is safer. He talked about the seemingly scary things going on and the threats and attacks, but stated that we were indeed much safer than in years.

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    Same leopard, same spots

    It has been interesting to watch the circus in Washington D.C. as the White House tries to prove that they can lead, have a plan, and that they even understand what is going on as the world evolves into a worse mess with each tick of the clock. Perhaps Brian Williams can become a spokesman for this...

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    Our community will benefit

    Three weeks ago my wife and I brought Noelana into our home. She is a wonderful addition to our family and we have seen a great deal of growth in her during this short time. Noelana is a Siamese kitten who had become lost or abandoned in the Parlier area and the fine people at The Cat House on the...

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    Worst president ever

    When Gutzon Borglum began to carve the heads of the four presidents into Mount Rushmore and later, following his death, his son, Lincoln Borglum, finished the enormous project it was intended to honor leaders of America who had done great things.

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    No Churchill

    On a shelf in the office, where I write my columns, is a bust of Sir Winston Churchill that serves to honor the memory and the deeds of a true world leader. Churchill was a man who knew how to lead, and his fellow English subjects were willing to follow him because they knew that he could be trusted...

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    Misstatements

    Last week, the president addressed the two Houses of the Congress with his sixth State of the Union message. The only problem with his 70 minute speech was that Barack Obama misstated the state of the Union. I keep wondering what universe he occupies.

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    No time for Paris

    When our friends are in need, we show up. It may be a friend who is hurting and needs a hug, or a friend in the hospital, or at a funeral, but we know the importance of showing up. Woody Allen was known for the quote that 80% of life is just showing up.

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    Free at last

    This coming Monday the nation will pause to honor the memory of the Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. who served as the leader of the civil rights movement of the 1960’s that helped change the racial attitudes of most Americans.

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