Archive for October, 2011
Al Jazeera The class warfare the rich don't understand The Masters of the Universe evaded responsibility and defiantly demanded more sacrifice from their victims, says author. By Heather Digby Parton, Last Modified: 10 Oct 2011 09:43 "Those who own the country ought to govern it." - Founding father, John Jay There have been rumblings in the corners of the Tea party movement for some time, but the minute president Obama announced that he was going to ask ... Full Story
Some people are in line to make money on this charter school project, but what it will do is to tear our town apart. Berthoud is too small for a charter school. Yes, they can probably do it. The school board will turn the application down and then the state will approve it. This is all planned out already. Why don't the organizers ask the people of Berthoud through a vote and let us see if they are really in this to help the people or just in it for themselves. If the school is built, ... Full Story
A 30++ year old class ring has been found at Berthoud High School. Call 970-613-7701 to identify and claim it.
NGC 7635: The Bubble Nebula Image Credit & Copyright: Larry Van Vleet Explanation: It's the bubble versus the cloud. NGC 7635, the Bubble Nebula, is being pushed out by the stellar wind of massive central star BD+602522. Next door, though, lives a giant molecular cloud, visible to the right. At this place in space, an irresistible force meets animmovable object in an interesting way. The cloud is able to contain the expansion of the bubble gas, but gets blasted by the hot ... Full Story
All Posts Editorial Opinion As we consider ways to cut costs, perhaps the congress should consider eliminating itself. At least some of itself. It is expensive to keep a congressman in office. How much does it cost to have a man or woman in the House of Representatives? The house publishes a Statement of Disbursements, which you can access by going to this site; http://disbursements.house.gov/. This document is over 3000 pages and covers the expenses incurred in running the offices ... Full Story
How can Libya ensure the right to political beliefs without infringing on human rights of individuals and what steps could be taken and ensure there isn’t an insurgency?
Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith will be the speaker at the Berthoud AARP meeting on Wednesday, Octover 12. The program will begin at approximately 5:30 p.m. following the chapters pot luck supper. The public is invited to come listen to the sheriff. The topics will include the operation of the Larimer County Jail and the proposed sales tax extension to support jail operation. This is your chance to learn and ask questions about the jail and the sheriff's office. The AARP regular ... Full Story
Issue 1A on the ballot gets a thumbs up from me. Government was instituted to provide protection to the citizens. The Sheriff’s Office and the County Jail deputies have been doing that quite well in recent years. The sales tax that funds a significant portion of the jail expires very soon. That’s a problem! Without funding, the Sheriff will be forced to cut back on many of the effective programs from the jail. I’ve seen the kind of people who are kept in the jail and I ... Full Story