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Sunday, August 20, 2017

‘Voices & Thoughts’ Archives

Victory: Rutherford Institute Lawsuit Advances

  Students Prohibited from Wearing American Flag T-Shirts to School Will Have Day in Court SAN JOSE, Calif.—A California federal court has refused to dismiss a First Amendment lawsuit filed by The Rutherford Institute that challenges a decision by public school officials to prohibit students from wearing American flag t-shirts to school. The lawsuit alleges that the constitutional rights of students at Live Oak High School in Morgan Hill, Calif., were violated when school administrators ... Full Story

America’s Debts: Even More Calamitous Than We

America’s Debts: Even More Calamitous Than We Thought

By Dr. Mark W. Hendrickson Brace yourself. This isn’t going to be pleasant. If you’re in a bad mood or get easily upset, you may wish to pass on reading this article. The country is in even worse shape economically than we thought. We awoke on Feb. 14 to find that this year’s federal budget deficit is going to be larger than previously projected—a record $1.65 trillion. Recently, the official accumulated debt of the federal government passed the $14 trillion threshold. A trillion is a ... Full Story

The FBI: Going Rogue

The FBI: Going Rogue

By John W. Whitehead 2/14/2011 “The minute the FBI begins making recommendations on what should be done with its information, it becomes a Gestapo.”--J. Edgar Hoover The history of the FBI is the history of how America--once a nation that abided by the rule of law and held the government accountable for its actions--has steadily devolved into a police state where laws are unidirectional, intended as a tool for government to control the people and rarely the other way around. The FBI (then ... Full Story

Ending deficit spending won’t be easy or

Capitol Review By Mark Hillman It’s a political reality: talking about how to govern is far easier than actually governing. Government, after all, is a reflection of the governed and nothing requires individual voters or “the people” in general to act responsibly. That observation is not an indictment of the electorate but an acknowledgement that voters are never forced to confront tough choices about government spending. Consider the federal debt and deficit. The deficit is the annual ... Full Story

Learn from these young Egyptians?

Learn from these young Egyptians?

To the Editor, I watched in amazement as the young people of Egypt peacefully arose to overturn their country’s dictatorship. They revolted against a system ruled by an elite few, where all the wealth flowed upward, and ordinary people had no opportunity to progress, no matter how bright, skilled or educated they might be. Is Egypt now ripe for theocracy? Not likely. Egyptians have closely watched the Iranian revolution and its aftermath. They see their Iranian counterparts desperately ... Full Story

Last original IP address allocated

Last original IP address allocated

One for the History Books: Lat IPv4 Addresses Allocated The internet has reached a historic milestone         ICANN full February 3, press release

Obituary: Jesse Lynn Weitzel

Obituary: Jesse Lynn Weitzel

  Jesse Lynn Weitzel Oct. 31, 1951-Jan. 29, 2011 Age: 59 Residence: Chandler, Ariz.   Jesse Lynn Weitzel died Jan. 29, 2011 at Hospice of the Valley, Chandler, Ariz. He was born on Oct. 31, 1951, in McLaughlin, South Dakota to John Weitzel, Sr and Claire Marie Boileau Hunt. He moved with the family to Colorado at the age of 3, and as a child, Jesse attended Berthoud schools. In 1974, he married Geraldine Burham and was blessed with the birth of a daughter, Rosetta Mae. Later in life, he ... Full Story

Obituary: Helen A. Schneider

Obituary: Helen A. Schneider

Helen A. Schneider, 73, of Berthoud, passed away peacefully at home in the Rocky Mountains in Berthoud, Colorado on January 31, 2011. She was born on July 6, 1937 in Ellendale, North Dakota to Edwin and Evelyn Jording. She is survived by her children, Nancy, David, Carl & Elizabeth; grandchildren, Kirsten, John, Cody & Dalen; great grandchildren, Deziree & Dylan. A visitation will be held from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friday, February 4 at Allnutt Funeral Service in Loveland. The funeral ... Full Story

Obituary: Mabel Marie Carter

Obituary: Mabel Marie Carter

Mabel M. Carter   1916-2011   (94) Mabel M. Carter passed away peacefully in her sleep early January 26, 2011, at Apple Leaf Assisted Living in Berthoud Colo. She was 94 years old. Mabel Marie Hansen was born on June 18, 1916, in Spencer Iowa to Peter M. and Mary Hansen. She was baptized at home beside her mother’s casket three days later. Mabel’s parents were immigrants to the United States: Her mother Mary from Sweden and her father Peter from Denmark. In 1917, her father married ... Full Story

Obituary: Ryan Dooley

Obituary: Ryan Dooley

Ryan "Shane" Dooley, 34 years old, of Berthoud, died unexpectedly Saturday, January 22 at McKee Medical Center. Shane was born on March 11, 1976 in Phoenix, Arizona to Debbie and Mike Dooley. He is survived by his parents, his sisters Jessica and Shara and brother-in-law Clay. He is also survived by his three children: Gage, Chase, and Kylee Dooley. Shane enjoyed outdoor activities and spending time with friends and family. He will be greatly missed. A celebration of Shane’s life ... Full Story

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