Dr. Bill Atwood

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  • DR. BILL ATWOOD

    Support our schools

    This past week most of the children in our area have returned to school to begin another year of academic rigor in preparation for taking those dreaded tests in high school that complete the cycle enabling them to receive their diploma. The Class of 2016 is beginning their final year and the Class...

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    Don’t forget - I won’t

    This Saturday, Aug. 15 marks the 70th anniversary of the announcement that the Japanese Empire was going to surrender to the United States and end the war in the Pacific. The formal surrender ceremony would take place aboard “The Mighty Mo” on Sept. 2, 1945.

  • DR. BILL ATWOOD

    Stinking like garbage

    If you were a fan of the great television series, “The West Wing,” you learned about the workings of a White House administration from an insider’s point of view. While the stories were fictional, the writer’s paid great attention to detail about the leadership and politics...

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    Amazing what we know

    This past week has exposed some shocking information to the American populace.

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    Stealing liberties

    John Kerry showed his negotiating abilities are as great as those of the Jimmy Carter administration when Jimmy not only gave Panama the Canal Zone but paid them to take it. Panama had only started the talks with a demand for the canal itself. Carter’s folks said no to that and gave them ...

  • DR. BILL ATWOOD

    Hillary laughs

    Hillary Clinton was once touted by her supporters as the smartest person on the planet. She may be smart but she has been hiding her intellect lately. Certainly she has been hiding her integrity. Hillary finally deigned to offer to sit down for an interview with a CNN reporter. The reporter asked...

  • DR. BILL ATWOOD

    Justifiable concern

    Years ago after church one Sunday morning, there was this man talking with my priest, Reverend Doctor Alexander Campbell, about his deep concerns for where American society was heading. This man was concerned about the future of my generation and our kids as well. When you are 17 or 18 years of ...

  • DR. BILL ATWOOD

    The greatest of these is love

    If you were born on June 25, 1950 you would be 65 years old today. You would be eligible for Social Security and people would be congratulating you on reaching that milestone. On your actual birthday, people would have been congratulating your parents on your birth and then the conversation would...

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    No trash here

    “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.”

  • DR. BILL ATWOOD

    Tourist season

    They’re coming - They’re coming. Yes, the tourists are coming and the summer season is upon us. I know there are a few in the area who complain about the impact of tourists but they seem rather narrow-minded, at best. You even hear the old joke, “If it’s tourist season...

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