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Archive for February 1, 2013

Doing the Opposite

Doing the Opposite

David Packman In the Seinfeld episode “The Opposite,” George Costanza, played by Jason Alexander, decides that because his instincts in life have served him wrong for so long, he will live his life under the paradigm of doing the opposite of what naturally comes to him. This way of life is launched, for that episode, when while sitting in a coffee shop George declares, after placing his typical lunch order: “No, no, no, wait a minute, I always have tuna on toast. Nothing’s ever ... Full Story

The KKK glorified as Confederacy grows in the South

The KKK glorified as Confederacy grows in the South

The Confederacy Making a Comeback in the South? KKK Grand Wizard Glorified, Civil Rights Heroes Ignored   As Southern whites sink into economic despair, more and more are retreating into a fictional past. January 28, 2013  | On a windy afternoon a few days ago I went to a depressed section of North Memphis to visit an old clapboard house that was once owned by a German immigrant named Jacob Burkle. Oral history—and oral history is all anyone has in this case since no ... Full Story

Berthoud High School Honor Roll

Berthoud High School Honor Roll

Honor Roll for Semester 1, 2013 4.0 And Above Grade 09 Jonathan Bosnich, Sydney Brickey, Maximilian Bump, Kristina Cavey, Kelly Chamberlain, Summer Cushman, Kate Ellis, Jacob Fiechtner, Sara Godfrey, Samantha Green, Haley Hummel, Tory Johnson, Sydney Kouns, Sarah Lesko, Emily Marty, William Mattise Lorenzen, Victoria McConathy, Jacy McNulty, Catherine Meeker, Sierra Messick, Jack Miera, Kelly Parrish, Bailey Patterson, Collin Pea, Whitley Porter, Alexandra Ryan, ... Full Story

Gun regulation

Gun regulation

   “Follow the money.” That is good advice for many topics, including gun regulation. When someone steals your guns and you buy replacements, who benefits financially from that theft? When rival gangs have a shoot-out -- killing innocent by-standers -- and then they replace the weapons they just threw in the river, who benefits from the slaughter? When guns are easily purchased by felons and the mentally ill, who prospers? When the massacre of twenty first graders ... Full Story

Berthoud Community Library February events

Berthoud Community Library February events

On the cusp of Valentine’s Day it is time to think about love. You can be rewarded throughout the month of February by expressing your love for the library! Visit the Berthoud Community Library facebook page and leave a comment about how the library has impacted you. Or find us on twitter @berthoudlibrary and tweet about your love for the library. When you leave us a comment or tweet us we will continue the circle of love by sending you a coupon for an extra DVD check out. This offer ends ... Full Story

Big Money, Big Game

Big Money, Big Game

Did you know that the $260 billion spent on Super Bowl TV advertising is twice what the federal government spends yearly on education? Or that 5.1 million people purchased new televisions just for the big game? This year’s Super Bowl economic impact is already being felt and will reverberate long after the clock reaches zero. Check out a few fun facts: $3.8M: Average cost for a TV ad vs. $40,000 for the first Super Bowl in 1967 See how much the most famous ads of all-time ... Full Story

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