Archive for October, 2011
By John W. Whitehead October 3, 2011 "Sometimes I feel like I'm actually on the wrong planet, and it's great when I'm in my garden, but the minute I go out the gate I think: 'What the hell am I doing here?'"--George Harrison By the time he was 21 years old, George Harrison--along with John Lennon, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr--had conquered the pop world. Within a few years, when the so-called "Summer of Love" swept over the world, the Beatles had invaded ... Full Story
The Social Security Institute's Questionnaire For Presidential Candidates by Lawrence Hunter The more the presidential candidates talk, the less we seem to know about their views on Social Security. For example, does Mitt Romney really believe, “There are (sic) one of two ways you can make Social Security work forever:” Raise the retirement age or means test the program by “having slower growth in inflating the benefits of ... Full Story
To highlight the importance of reading aloud to children, Thompson School District will celebrate Read Aloud Day on Tuesday, November 8. Community members are being invited to read to classes in elementary schools. The time commitment is approximately 30 minutes. Various schools and time slots are available. Contact Chris Ingold, 613-5072 or firstname.lastname@example.org, by Oct. 14 to sign up.
Lieutenant Andy Josey of the Larimer County Sheriff's Office Graduates from the FBI National Academy Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith is pleased to announce that Lieutenant Andy Josey has graduated from the FBI's National Academy Program at Quantico, Virginia. The 246th session of the National Academy included participants from 46 states, the District of Columbia, 28 international countries, three military organizations and five federal civilian organizations. FBI Director ... Full Story
As fighting continues in Sirte, Libya, the logistics of treating and transporting wounded from the city of Sirte to Misrata has become a serious issue.