leesaylor (Lee Saylor)

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Free State Brewing Company creates new beer series; AT&T expanding broadband service; City Hall creates new online public forum

It gives those of us who who work nights and can't go to commission meetings the opportunity to comment.
Who do you think is the god of the machine?
We don't have one to swoop in and fix all the problems, because the playwright couldn't work out in the denouement.

May 5, 2015 at 12:20 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Free State Brewing Company creates new beer series; AT&T expanding broadband service; City Hall creates new online public forum

That's why they ask users to register. And anyone who thinks that they are going to pull someone off a garbage truck to monitor this is an idiot.
Not putting out a lot of money on this bet,, since I can get a new Fresnel for under $100.00. (I already have enough Fresnels, so I don't need any more.)

May 5, 2015 at 11:16 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Free State Brewing Company creates new beer series; AT&T expanding broadband service; City Hall creates new online public forum

Their job is pass on your(anyones) comments to the city commission. They are not sending the comments to the commissioners as their own. How is that comment not signed by the original commenter?

May 5, 2015 at 10:52 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Police PAC issues statement against Soden; Board of Realtors PAC gets nearly $15K from national organization; SLT concept plan could create major changes near Clinton Parkway

So Lane, if I disagree with you, I should not say anything?
If you are running for a public office and I feel that you are making public statements and I know that you don't have the information needed to make those statements and it affects me and those I work and live with, I should keep quiet.
Do we take away the rights of public employees to speak out because we gave them a job?

April 4, 2015 at 2:31 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Police PAC issues statement against Soden; Board of Realtors PAC gets nearly $15K from national organization; SLT concept plan could create major changes near Clinton Parkway

If you post/repost on social media, (which is publically searchable) we have to assume you agree with the post, unless you refute the statement as part of your post. Being female had nothing to do with their disagreement with Soden's 'public' stance.

Not Chicago money. Money from a National organization that happens to be headquartered in Chicago. A national organization that also receives money from the local Lawrence affiliate.
If members of the police department want to belong to a PAC, that is their right. No one said all of the officers are members of the PAC or whether they all support the PAC's stance.
My union has a PAC that I do not contribute to, because I don't agree with all of their stances.

April 4, 2015 at 2:24 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Emergency personnel explain why trauma victims in Lawrence are not always taken to Lawrence hospital

I don't understand the LMH bashing. While I am not originally from Lawrence, KS, I have been here for over 20 years. We have a great hospital. My judgement is based on my family members being treated there, my associations with local physicians who practice there (both on a personal and social basis), and my family history with the medical field (none of which are from this area, lest you think I am being a homer): my dad was an internal medicine physician, my mother was a hospital administrator, my brother as a nurses aid and dietary aid, my wife as a emergency room receptionist and my time as a member of the engineering staff.

And of course, several visits to emergency rooms as a patient in 3 different states.

February 11, 2015 at 2:58 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Emergency personnel explain why trauma victims in Lawrence are not always taken to Lawrence hospital

I trust emergency personnel to take you where they think you will be treated appropriately for your injury, versus a system that says they only have one place they can take you. 4 years ago I was in a chest crushing accident that broke bones in my chest and back. Because my injuries were not life-threatening, I was taken to LMH. They assessed and determined that I may need advanced treatment they could provide and I was transferred to KU Hospital, because LMH was not rated for level of trauma.
I applaud the system that does not get stuck in jurisdictional squabbles and sends folks to the facility best for their injuries.

February 11, 2015 at 1:40 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Kansas high school's piano purchase hits sour note

Given that a Steinway concert grand costs $120K and up, I think they got a great deal. How much did the football team uniforms and equipment cost over the last decade? This purchase is going to last for many years and be amortized over those years. How many $1K computers have been bought in the last decade? How many vehicles has the district purchased during that time? How much science lab equipment? The music program should be considered another lab and be budgeted appropriately. A cheaper piece of equipment (i.e. piano) that only lasts a few years is money wasted.

February 3, 2015 at 2:26 p.m. ( | suggest removal )