I had an occasion to go into the local recorder’s office recently and as the clerks were very efficiently serving me, my eyes were drawn to a collection of posters on the wall.
As reported by the Roundup’s Alexis Bechman in her recent article about marijuana: “Perhaps the most striking thing in the report is that 25 doctors have signed about 70 percent of the 36,000 or so certifications in year two,” according to State Health Director Will Humble.
Many well-meaning folks are Tea Party members. It’s not my intent to denigrate anyone, including those with differing opinions about the solutions to the problems now facing America.
The question gets asked: are our best days still ahead of us in this country? Many say yes; many say no — depending on what they just read or who they were listening in the radio. Here’s what I think — they are both right.
Having attended the same Jan. 16 Payson Tea Party meeting as Mr. Aleshire, I thought I would offer my perspective.
William Clayton stated in a recent issue, “Very few Payson students that enter a four-year college ever graduate.” Rather than question the veracity of that statement we should be taking action to assure that it is not true.
Building trades is a great course if the students stay in it for four years. It’s something they can get better at and take with them wherever they go.
There was a woman on one of the networks a few days a go. She said she had been a drug counselor for 30 years and every single one of her patients said they started out on pot.
In response to Mr. Clayton (“Calculus and college” 10/29/13 and “Calculus issue moot” 1/17/14): I happen to have a student, my daughter, who has the grades, takes challenging courses and her “dream” schools are MIT and Vanderbilt.
Now that our good friend Brenda Barton is back in town, I imagine she is here to continue the myths about the Affordable Care Act as another one of Hitler’s socialist inventions.
Last week, speaking to the Payson Tea Party, State Representative Brenda Barton announced her position on two policies that critically affect all of us in Arizona.
The volunteers at Payson Helping Payson wish to thank all of the Payson area residents that participated in the Arizona State Tax Credit Program to support PHP in 2014.
Thank you to local merchants.
Upon reading the Flames of Controversy article in the Jan. 13 edition of the Payson Roundup, readers might assume that there is no community support in Pleasant Valley for our volunteer firefighters, fire board or interim fire chief.
Misplaced priorities, according to a recent letter writer, hurt all Americans (Roundup, Jan. 14), and he is right. The writer illustrates this perfectly, but not in the way he thinks.