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By returning to goodness, the nation can achieve greatness once again
Topic - William Johnson
A suspect has been arrested in connection with the stabbing of an off-duty Philadelphia police officer and another man outside a downtown bar.
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.
"It lets the community know the public safety officers are attainable," he said. "All you have to do is reach out."
Orangeburg resident William Johnson said the idea of sitting down with an officer is a positive step toward building relationships.