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February 23rd

Ada Lucille Moeller Campbell

Ada Lucille Moeller Campbell died Thursday, February 19, 2009 at Sheridan Manor in Sheridan Wyoming from complications of Alzheimer’s Disease. Memorial services will be held in early June.

February 20th

Repeating the failed policies of the past

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office has done an analysis of the federal economic stimulus package and predicts that while it will result in short-term growth and job creation (over the next year or so), the long term effects will likely include a "crowding out" of private investment, resulting in a lower gross domestic product.

February 19th

George Barker

Many of my childhood memories revolve around the Barker homestead out Parkman way. Home of a large family rooted in the soil of Wyoming. When George Barker was born in 1917, the land was still raw, the family young. He was the first of six sons borne by a young French emigrant, Ernestine Jaccar and sired by a young cowboy, George Colin Barker whose family homesteaded here in the late 1890’s.

Donna Lynn Angell

Donna Lynn Angell, age 40, of Sheridan, WY died Friday, February 13, 2009, in her Sheridan home.

Donna was born July 13, 1968, in Los Angeles, CA . Her parents are Larry and Kathy (Erps) Kennedy.

February 6th

My thoughts on the government "stimulus" package

When asked if increasing government spending or reducing taxes on business would best get the country out of the current recession, people responding to a recent CBS News poll answered as follows:
59% favored reducing taxes
22% favored increasing spending.

A similar question mentioned taxes in general rather than business-specific tax breaks. In response to this:
62% favor tax cuts