Dr. Bill Atwood

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    Higher medical costs

    Last week on April Fool's Day, the President announced that the Affordable Healthcare Act enrollment period had ended successfully with the enrollment of 7,100,000 people. This was a result, the White House and their lapdog media pundits stated, of the media purge to encourage folks to enroll. The...

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    A burial in the making?

    March 27 marked the 56th anniversary of Nikita Khrushchev assuming power as the Premier of the Soviet Union. He was a frightening man to many in western nations, and especially frightening to many Americans. He had been heard at a speech in November of 1956 telling people that the Soviets would ...

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    Real heroes

    This month the local community has been celebrating the first anniversary of the re-opening of the MET Cinema theatre in Oakhurst. The story of the young men who, with their knowledge of technology, their desire to save a place special to them, their unlimited spirit, and their determination convinced...

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    "Stop that ... really ..."

    When I was growing up in Compton, I had a great fear with which to live.

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    Liar, liar ...

    Harry Reid is a dirty rotten scoundrel. That despicable man from Searchlight, Nev. who has played politics so effectively to garner the leadership of the United States Senate, and called many Americans liars while he stood in the Senate Chamber. Shame on him and more shame on his fellow Democrats...

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    Cookies and pet food

    This week we have a golden opportunity to help out a couple of great organizations which, in turn, will help out many others living in this part of the state. The smiling faces of local Girl Scouts will be meeting us at our houses of worship, and at our local grocery stores and outlets to sell those...

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    Stop the lies

    During the Watergate investigations and trials, supporters of Richard Nixon held out hope that their man was really telling the truth and that the mess would go away in a positive way. They grew weary of defending Nixon.

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    Happy Valentine's Day

    Tomorrow is Valentines Day. Guys who read this column that haven't figured out that Valentines Day comes once each year and always on Feb.14, still have today to get the gifts for those valentines in their lives. So guys — don't mess this up. There are places to buy the flowers, the cards, ...

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    'My bad'

    "My Bad" says the kid as he or she is confronted with the reality that they were to blame for something. Nothing changes and there is no recompense made or even offered. Just the shrugged shoulders and the unfeeling sentiment of "My bad." Many times while I was the school principal, the offending...

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    Give me liberty ...

    I dare say that had Ben Franklin been writing a news story of what the current Governor of New York, the senior Senator of New York, and the President of the United States had stated in the past 10 days, he would have probably used the word flogging as a fitting punishment for their utterances.

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