Altus Times- RSS OPINION Feed Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:20:16 EST 1800 The Time Is Now! The time is now to put partisan politics aside and for all of us to unite together to support the current leadership at the State Department of Education. It was easy to place the blame on Dr. Barresi for the failed leadership during her tenure. We... Wed, 14 Jan 2015 19:31:41 EST Blue Flu on New Years Eve Something you need to understand in life: the only people who have to show up no matter what—are the members of the military. If they do not show up when ordered to do so, and then follow the directions of the leaders appointed over them, no... Sun, 4 Jan 2015 15:23:10 EST Who’s the party for? It was our first foray into Christmas shopping, 2014, the day after Black Friday. Wed, 3 Dec 2014 17:57:08 EST The Pearl Harbor 72nd Anniversary Ceremony On Dec. 7 I will be attending a Pearl Harbor 72nd Anniversary ceremony in Des Plaines, Ill. I will be driving Chief Petty Officer Joe Triolo USN Ret to the ceremony. Chief Triolo manned a 50 caliber machine gun on board the USS Tangiers that day and... Wed, 3 Dec 2014 17:54:05 EST Thanksgiving Reflections My wife and I drove to San Antonio to have Thanksgiving with forty-five members of her family at her Uncle Henry's home. Much of the time together was sharing pictures on tablets or smart phones. There was also a lively exchange of information... Wed, 3 Dec 2014 11:46:06 EST Words from my parents “Are you part of the problem, or pa Sat, 29 Nov 2014 09:12:06 EST Come Back for Thanksgiving Do you know the story of Jesus' encounter with the ten lepers? Because leprosy was contagious, people who had this potentially deadly disease were required to stay away from other people and to announce their presence if they had to come near. Sat, 29 Nov 2014 09:12:05 EST