Archive for September, 2010

Wendell Potter to speak at Bristol Public Library

Mark your calendars to attend a Health Care Forum featuring Wendell Potter on Saturday, October 16, from 1:00 – 4:30 p.m. at the Bristol Public Library. Wendell Potter grew up in Mountain City and Kingsport. In 2008, after almost 20 years in the health insurance industry, Wendall left his position as the head of public […]

Home Energy Expo Saturday, November 6th

A free Community Home Energy Expo on Saturday, November 6th from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m at the Senior Center in Abingdon, Virginia, will help you save money on utility bills this winter by sharing information on how to make your home more energy efficient. There will be demonstrations, speakers, and lots of information you […]

Social Security is working

Today the hot topic is Social Security, which Republicans want to privatize or kill. Those whose memory of history extends back to the Bush years will know that “privatize” and “kill” mean the same thing in reference to Social Security. If the Bush administration had been successful in attempts to privatize Social Security, those funds […]