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Letter: Guns, alcohol

What a pathetic analogy.

Look. Can you picture a disturbed individual walking into a school armed with a 12 pack of PBR? What's he going to do? Shake up the cans and spray the innocent children with beer?

Or maybe someone will show up at a mall with a jug of Chardonnay and uncork it so he can pour wine all over some folks?

Perhaps a lone mad man will walk into a movie theater with a Super Soaker filled with vodka?

How silly can these gun nuts get?

December 25, 2012 at 2:01 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Letter: Near insanity

And Liberty_One once again demonstrates his ignorance of American history.

December 18, 2012 at 7:07 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Brownback urging prayer on Saturday during ReignDown USA event

Separate from his role as governor? What on earth are you talking about?

Here is an excerpt from Pope Brownback's official declaration:

"NOW, THEREFORE, I, Sam Brownback, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF KANSAS, do hereby proclaim December 8th 2012, as a

Day of Restoration

in Kansas and ask every citizen of our state to join in asking a Holy God to bring healing and restoration – help in mending broken lives, bringing peace to our families, our communities, and this land.

DONE: At the Capitol in Topeka
under the Great Seal of the
State this 23rd day of
November, A.D. 2012
BY THE GOVERNOR: Samuel Brownback"

December 6, 2012 at 8:56 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

United Way about $900,000 short of goal; leaders to extend donation timeframe

If the research to which you refer is from Arthur C. Brooks, I'd suggest you do a bit of googling. His study has been thoroughly debunked. But that doesn't stop fact-allergic conservatives from repeating it over and over, hoping it will come true.

December 6, 2012 at 8:39 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Do you have a favorite restaurant in Lawrence?

My favorite restaurant is the oldest place in town, and also the cleanest: El Matador. No place else quite like it.

September 17, 2012 at 11:27 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Habitat for Humanity of Lawrence dedicates its 80th home

Congratulations to the Hameed family. I guarantee that they put in many, many hours of hard work. May they enjoy their new home!

One small note to the author of this article, by the way: The article states that "On Saturday, Habitat for Humanity of Lawrence dedicated its 80th house, giving it to the Hameed family...."

This is not quite correct. Habitat for Humanity does not "give" anything to anybody, except a good opportunity and a helping hand. The Hameed family, like any home owner, will be making mortgage payments for decades to come. The houses, while decent and affordable, are not "given" to the families. Each family that partners with Habitat must buy their new home.

September 2, 2012 at 4:12 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Nation’s condition argues against Obama re-election

But, it just isn't true.

The Republicans forced a vote on a bill that was supposed to resemble the president's budget, but wasn't actually the president's budget. A Republican Senator submitted it, and called for the vote.

The supposed "Obama budget" was offered By Sen. Jeff Sessions, a Republican from Alabama. No Democrat voted for it simply because it wasn't Obama's budget.

But, since you are probably a Republican, we know that those pesky facts can't get in your way

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September 2, 2012 at 3:28 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Trouble with the chair: Clint Eastwood mocked for RNC bit

And beatrice knocks it out of the park.

August 31, 2012 at 3:07 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Science standards face review by Kansas school board

(Ignore the above typos please!)

June 12, 2012 at 4:34 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Science standards face review by Kansas school board

"Here's an alternative to grand evolution which explains drug-resistant TB. Everything in life that can happen, does. When, where, how is most uncertain. Viable changes live. Unviable life fades away."

You example is not an alternative to "grand evolution." It's an example of circular reasoning.

I thank the Noodle that you aren't teaching my kid you're crackpot version of "science."

June 12, 2012 at 12:28 p.m. ( | suggest removal )