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An America drowning in red ink is the land of the free no more
Topic - William Johnson
Critics heatedly attacked a 50-year deal Wednesday that would allow a private consortium to operate the main highway between Denver and Boulder, saying it will last too long and puts the public at risk.
New laws and legal precedents are not enough to achieve the type of political and economic progress the civil rights movement sought to effect, according to organizers of a panel discussion promoting future black entrepreneurs and politicians.
Today's reigning king of corporate greed is Heinz CEO William Johnson, who stands to reap a staggering $212.7 million payout if he leaves the company when it is taken private by multibillionaire Warren Buffett ("Heinz deal under FBI, SEC fire for insider trading suspicions," Web, Feb. 20). I have always supported the capitalist, free-enterprise system, which enables individuals to parlay their skills into great deals of wealth. The Johnson package, however, like so many others in this era of unrestrained money-grabbing, goes beyond reason. It is legal, but not ethical or honorable.
A strong bond connects police officers -- a bond that feels like family. In some cases, members of the same family work together, resulting in an interesting mix of relatives within departments across the region.
"I was kind of surprised when she said she wanted to be a police officer," said Capt. Johnson, 59.
"If you have a child or sibling or spouse that wants to get into law enforcement, it's their decision. You could help them understand what the work is all about. Let them decide and support them in whatever they want to do," he said.