pistolp (Paul Soyland)

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KU boathouse along Kaw gets go-ahead

I think the 6 million included scenery and wildlife fund.

July 18, 2007 at 1:51 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Wal-Mart issue could be revisited

I agree another Walmart will be just one step closer to anytown USA. First it doesnt "fit" in that part of town. What will another Walmart do for Lawrence? Help kill downtown...help further low wage jobs. It will make Lawrence more like other towns with multiple Walmarts such as Topeka. People should remember that Lawrence is unique and that certain things make it unique. Being unique means that you dont have the sameness that every other town has. Walmart is generic...you want a generic town then get a bunch of big box stores and a bunch of chain resturants then see how special your town is. It wont be.

April 4, 2007 at 11:12 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Wal-Mart could revive lawsuit

What do we need another Walmart for? So we can be like Topeka? Maybe we should build a huge mall and put in a bunch of crappy chain resturants too. Lets kill off downtown while were at it. Being different than the typical generic town is what make Lawrence a good place to be.

October 26, 2006 at 2:31 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Automatic lease renewal can be costly

Those auto renewals are crap.....screw em dont pay...Let the pace sit empty and the land lord doesnt get squat......

June 16, 2006 at 9:26 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Sheriff releases Taser use policy

When in doubt shoot it out

April 19, 2006 at 8:20 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Objections to noise rules aren't music to leaders' ears

Great....If we get another walmart maybe we can be just like Topeka

April 19, 2006 at 8:18 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Governor shoots turkey, others unscathed

The facts do show that it is more dangerous to hunt with the vp.

April 14, 2006 at 11:21 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Gas prices rise again

It cant be both....we can either be in Bagdad....or pay $2.75 a gallon but not both.

August 30, 2005 at 9:41 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Wal-Mart getting its day in court

If you want to destroy your downtown ..then get another Walmart....if you want a multibillion dollar company to sell you cheap stuff you probably don't need then get a Walmart. If you want to buy stuff from a company that pays their personnel the lowest wage with bad benefits ...then get a Walmart. If you want to cater to the lowest denominator of society ...then get a Walmart. If you want to be just like the majority of other citys with malls...crappy shopping...homogeneous chain stores...then get a Walmart or move to Topeka they have three. People here in Lawerence need to wake up and realize what makes Lawrence different....and the difference is what makes Lawrence a desirable place to live. Getting another Walmart doesnt do that.

August 11, 2005 at 7:32 p.m. ( | suggest removal )