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What’s a University For?

The end of this semester marks the end of thirty years of law teaching for me. Indeed, I have spent the majority of my fifty-eight years in the academy, with a short exception on Wall Street as a lawyer. I have been a high school student, college ... Continue reading

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Rubbermaid Produce Saver Storage $9.99

Amazon has Rubbermaid Produce Saver Food Storage Containerson sale $9.99 for an 8 piece set. These normally sell for $24.00. These are an excellent way to extend the life of your produce. I've mentioned before that one of the worst ways to waste money in your budget ... Continue reading

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Huggies Sale at Dillons

This week at Dillon's they have a sale on Huggies Diapers. When you spend $15 you will get an automatic $3 discount at checkout. Good News! You can use this $3/1 Printable Coupon to get even more diaper for your dollar! The flyer suggests buying the box ... Continue reading

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Political Discourse

I'm through with it. You know what I'm talking about, LJWorld.com. I'm through with the people who have tirelessly accused our President of wanting to convert our country into some sort of Stalinist regime. I'm tired of people who cannot exist outside of absolutes, of people who ... Continue reading

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Following the Nomination Process

Those readers who want to get detailed information on the nomination and confirmation process of Elena Kagan may want to look at some online sources: The leading blog on the Supreme Court is Scotus Blog [www.scotusblog.com]. This blog is presented by the Supreme Court practice of Akin, ... Continue reading

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Final three ‘Idol’ contestants get picky

Hard to believe it's down to the final three contestants ... unless you've been writing a weekly blog about this year's "American Idol." In that case, the five-month season has felt five times longer than that. Yes, folks, this is definitely the weakest "Idol" since Jordin Sparks ... Continue reading

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Peak of severe weather season approaches

Severe weather season usually lasts for two to three months in Eastern Kansas. However, there have been some years with much less activity. This season so far has seen much of the strongest activity focused to our south. That is somewhat expected through mid-May. However, as we ... Continue reading

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Bike to Work Day meetup details

At long last, details have been finalized for Friday's Bike to Work Day meetup downtown. It'll be 7:30-9 a.m. outside Sunflower Outdoor and Bike. Coffee, juice and snacks will be provided, and there are all sorts of opportunities to get all social media-y. Check out this post ... Continue reading

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Target Coupons = FREE Groceries

I was checking out the new Target online coupons today and guess what I found? A myriad of coupons for FREE items. These are all BxG1 coupons ... but they are TARGET coupons which means they can be stacked with manufacturer's coupons. Here is a list of ... Continue reading

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Lottery Time: Find out who picks where so we can speculate who will pick whom

http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2010/May/18/Draft_Lottery.jpg As far as entertainment television goes, you’d have to be pretty die-hard to be psyched about tuning in to tonight’s NBA Draft Lottery selection special. But I’m guessing some of you are. And so am I, so here’s the skinny. At 7 tonight, about 30 minutes ... Continue reading

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BP Oil Spill Proves Regulation Just Doesn’t Work

The massive oil spill in the gulf shows us exactly why we shouldn't rely on the government to protect the environment. Incompetent regulatory agencies and liability caps meant BP could cut corners without worrying about the consequences. If we had a truly free market where the government ... Continue reading

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May 17-18, 2010: Fog and clouds

A blanket of clouds covered the area on May 17, 2010, which made for a gloomy day. By the evening, we finally saw small breaks in the clouds. Clouds continued clearing through the evening and overnight, leaving mostly clear skies on the morning of May 18, 2010. ... Continue reading

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In Plain Sight, 5/17/2010

Previous: IPS 5/6/2010 Next:IPS 5/29/2010 thetagger identified the location. dejacrew423 got the subject this week. See the end of this post for the answer I've been out of town on business most of the last few weeks, but I found a photo I've been waiting to post. ... Continue reading

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Stir fry on the fly

Low carb dieting is not for me. I do try to be reasonable, I eat whole wheat bread, I don't allow a big carbo load every night of the week. But there are some things I am not willing to compromise on. I love Asian food, and ... Continue reading

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May 14-16, 2010: Dandelions and rain, not our favorite things

As I was driving around on May 14, I noticed there have been a lot of dandelion seeds floating around lately. This inspired my photograph for May 14th, I believe the proper term for this is the "dandelion seed head." When I see dandelions growing in the ... Continue reading

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Riding to work … in silence … naked!

You’ll have to pardon me, but I just had a bad case of the heebie jeebies. See, I was thinking about Friday’s national Bike to Work day, and how plans are finally coming together for the World Company’s meet-up that morning. Tentative plans are for coffee and ... Continue reading

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The United Swampland of Animals (USA)

Swampville! Is the imaginary capital city of the imaginary country of the United Swampland of Animals (USA). It has it's own Declaration of Independence and Constitution! Wednesday, October 15, 2008 Declaration of Independence of the United Swampland of Animals (USA). A UNANIMOUS DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE OF THE ... Continue reading

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You spoil me, Lawrence

On Friday the students filtered out of the town, and I headed over to the Granada to check out Cowboy Indian Bear and the Noise FM's joint CD release show. I was tardy to the party and missed Muscle Worship (dang!). But I came just in time ... Continue reading

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The United Swampland of Animals (USA)

Swampville! Is the imaginary capital city of the imaginary country of the United Swampland of Animals (USA). It has it's own Declaration of Independence and Constitution! Wednesday, October 15, 2008 Declaration of Independence of the United Swampland of Animals (USA). A UNANIMOUS DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE OF THE ... Continue reading

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Target Deals: How to Maximize the Savings

When you shop at Target there are lots of ways to make the most of your trip and save some money. When you shop Target you can use coupons you've clipped from the newspaper or those that you've printed off of the Internet. You can print coupons ... Continue reading