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OBAMA—BIG MONEY MAN!

The right-wing media has a fixation with Democratic presidential nominee, Senator Barack Obama's past. I bought into this too and still find it troubling. The ...

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A New Populism?

Are we entering a new era of populism?If you look at the House delegates who voted against the bailout bill last Monday, it is dominated ...

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I-35 delays delayed in Johnson County

Turns out road crews aren't immune from the same time-crunching pressures we all face.Here's a rundown of two highway projects in the area: One that ...

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Big 12 Conference Week 6 awards

Maybe Nebraska didn't know any better. But giving Missouri bulletin-board material - and doing it twice, no less - Saturday wasn't the best idea.In case ...

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Oh, say, can I see

Truth be told, I could do without the bugs in the teeth, the smell of dog food, the blood-curdling screams and the sting of pelting ...

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So Much to See (10/5/2008)

Previous: SMTS (9/28/2008)Next:SMTS (10/12/2008)dancemomx2 is the undisputed winner this week. She identified the building on the NW corner of Clinton Parkway which Cody has identified ...

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I Heart Al Franken

Al Franken won the Democratic nomination and will run against Republican Norm Coleman for Minnesota Senate. Franken is known as a comedian and political commentator ...

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ONE GOOD BAD SMEAR DESERVES A GOOD ONE.

JOHN KEATING SAVINGS AND LOAN SCANDAL.Keating supportedMcCain and McCin supported Keating.Keating went to jail Evan Mecham the Gov of AZ> got impeached,but in McCains eyesight ...

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Break out the Obama brown shirt

I was in Borders Bookstore recently and could not believe my eyes. In the children's section they are selling a picture book about Barack Obama. ...

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rose hips

so much big color around in the autumn, but I also think it's fun to see how much small color you can also find. I ...

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Society is immobilized by ‘Blindness’

**1/2From the trailers, "[Blindness][1]" may look like an M. Night Shyamalan event movie where an unexplained supernatural event leads to chaos and it's all resolved ...

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A tasty commute

OK, I've said since the start of this five-blog series on the senses that commuting by bike instead of car makes me more in tune ...

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2009 scooter reported stolen from Sub Sonic Scooters

Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported ยข An employee of Sub Sonic Scooters reported a 2009 Silver Kymco 'People 50' scooter valued at $2,100 ...

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‘Appaloosa’ as nostalgic as they wanna be

**1/2There's hardly an extended action scene in Ed Harris' new Western "[Appaloosa][1]." Everybody is such a good shot that almost all the gunfights last about ...

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Ladies Tresses

aren't particulary showy blossoms. The whole spike stands maybe 6 inches tall, so each individual flower is no bigger than the eraser on a pencil. ...

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National Custodial Workers’ Day

October 2 is National Custodial Worker's Day which recognizes those who clean and maintain buildings that others work in. I haven't been able to determine ...

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Speling? who nieds itt?

A British school is moving closer to all kids' dreams of having soda run through the drinking fountains and no homework ever. Ever![The BBC reports][1] ...

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Nebraska’s parenting problem: Is it happening here?

You may have read or heard that Nebraska has a little problem with its safe haven law. Safe haven laws were designed to solve the ...

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Palin and Biden on Education

Tonight, vice presidential candidates Sarah Palin and Joe Biden will face off in their first and only debate before Election Day.Locally, [Alfie Kohn, a respected ...

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