Monthly Archive: August 2013

Aug 15 2013

The Bezillionaire Times

Amazon’s bezillionaire CEO is buying The Washington Post, America’s second-most prestigious daily newspaper. Jeff Bezos only had to pay $250 million, less than 1 percent of his $28 billion personal fortune. Has plutocracy finally overwhelmed our press? Some veteran journalists fear the worst. Another grand old family of American journalism, the lament goes, has stepped …

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Aug 14 2013

New comedy brings hope to frazzled moms

Hang in there, frazzled moms. Hope is coming! But you’ll have to wait just a bit longer. Moms’ Night Out, a new movie comedy about the challenges of parenting, recently wrapped shooting and is headed for release in 2014. online essay writers According to the actors and producers who pitched the film to press during …

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Aug 13 2013

The Bully Party:This sure isn’t the representative democracy the Founders were after

If our government were a card game, the American people would surely have realized by now that they’re playing with a marked deck. The Republicans are cheating. In the 2012 elections, Democratic candidates for House seats collectively won about five percent more votes than their Republican opponents did overall. Yet the Republicans hung onto their …

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Aug 12 2013

Changing direction: Wellness Pointe relieves CEO of his duties

Wellness Pointe Board of Directors decided on Tuesday to relieve Carl Walters II of his duties as the organization's chief executive officer. The Board called him in at 2:00 p.m. and gave him the news that they have elected to end his management contract of 5 years. Walters assumed his position as the organization's chief …

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Aug 12 2013

Buckner to host meeting: Foster care, adoption information available

Buckner Children and Family Services will present a FREE foster care and adoption information meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13 at Buckner’s offices, 110 E. Cotton. A Buckner representative will give an overview of foster care and adoption options in Texas, including foster-to-adopt, Waiting Texas Children and domestic infant adoption programs. International adoption options, …

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Aug 11 2013

How does your favorite animal remind you of God?

“A giraffe can kiss the clouds because it is long, and God is long,” says Tori, age 6. Well, the Psalmist wrote that “with an outstretched arm” God’s mercy endures forever. I suppose “outstretched” qualifies as long. custom writing essays “God created the horse so people could ride on it,” says Jacob, 7. “The horse …

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Aug 10 2013

Social Security: Protecting Americans for 78 years

How financially prepared are you for retirement? And where would you be today without the promise of Social Security? These are fair questions in light of the August 14 anniversary of Social Security, the national social insurance program for retired, unemployed and disabled Americans. custom writing essays The program remains wildly popular today, 78 years …

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Aug 09 2013

West Nile in Longview area

Longview Environmental Health officials are encouraging residents to exercise precaution following a report of the first positive case of West Nile in Longview in 2013. In response, the city will conduct mosquito spraying during early morning hours in the area surrounding the 300 block of Erskine Drive. In addition, city staff are distributing informational placards …

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