Dr. Bill Atwood

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  • DR. BILL ATWOOD

    Political scoundrel

    In 1968 I voted for Richard Nixon. I just couldn’t vote for Hubert Humphrey.

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    Help fill the pantry

    This coming Monday, Jan. 25, we will all have a chance to do something positively wonderful for some of the critters of this area. Our local DiCicco’s Italian Restaurant has teamed up with the Pawsitively Full Pet Food Bank with a delightful fundraiser. The tickets for the dinner, which will...

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    Carrying the shame

    When Philadelphia police officer Jessie Harnett was ambushed last week, the police chief later told the public that the man who shot him admitted to doing so as an ISIS-inspired event. The mayor of Philadelphia went in front of the cameras later in the day decrying the act as anything having to ...

  • DR. BILL ATWOOD

    A tyrant in charge

    The headline of Saturday’s Fresno Bee touted the fact that the former Harvard Law Professor was going to go it alone in his struggle to close the “gun show loop hole.” His actions are his latest attempt to limit gun ownership in the United States.

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    Welcoming 2016

    To a few, it seems like an unimportant event to observe, let alone celebrate. After all, it is a day like every other and one tick of the clock is no reason to get excited. Yet most of us will observe the passage of 2015 into the history books and welcome in 2016.

  • DR. BILL ATWOOD

    Not about Santa

    She had some explaining to do. It had to be tough on the young lady. People would be talking. She was probably only 14 years of age, unmarried and pregnant. This fine Jewish girl would be the subject of ridicule for violating the social values of her community and certainly the values of her faith...

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    God will fix it

    Most of us have only eight shopping days left until Christmas. Those who are a part of the Orthodox Church have 20 days left as they celebrate the holiday on the Night of the Epiphany, which is Jan. 6. That’s the day traditionally used to recall the arrival of the Magi at the manger to honor...

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    Get a move on

    Diane Hendricks had no idea what she was starting the day in 1947 she complained to her husband Bill that she wanted to donate a handmade Raggedy Ann doll to a needy child for Christmas, and that there wasn’t an organization established to make that connection in Los Angeles.

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    Christmas tree sales benefit Scouts

    Central to most homes decorated for Christmas is the family Christmas Tree. It has become a popular secular iconic image of the holiday season right along with Santa and the reindeer. Near to the exact center of our state is the little town of North Fork - home to Scout Troop 357 who will happily...

  • DR. BILL ATWOOD

    Happy Thanksgiving

    Each year on the last Thursday of the month of November our fellow citizens step back from the usual things we do to pause and give thanks for the many blessings that we enjoy.

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