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Lady Bugs by the Hundreds

During the past few days, I have noticed lady bugs by the hundreds on the north side of my house. I tried to count them, ...

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My choice for president

The time is almost at hand to cast my first-ever vote, and I have decided to vote for the person based on three issues that ...

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Poem Praising a Great Orator

The following poem was posted by Bob Siegel on his blog and should be read by everyone. "There once was a man running for public ...

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Kansas Republicans: Red and then there is Pink

To be Republican used to me anti abortion, pro business, pro military and anything else "red." That was before I moved to Kansas from Phoenix, ...

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Gays: The Forgotten Voter

I was inspired to write about this after a friend of mine (who happens to be gay) wrote about his frustration with this political election ...

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Pig campaign works to save consumers’ bacon

The economy must be in bad shape when [a national public service campaign][1] is encouraging "the 40 million Americans age 25 to 34 to take ...

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spider web

guess I don't have much to say about this. I've just always been a sucker for dew-covered spider webs. I'm not sure how she felt ...

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Youthful thoughts; the new vanguard

My daughter is very excited about her first presidential election. She is most excited about the prospect of a new order. She thinks that Barack ...

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Pakistan Isn’t Cambodia

I've seen occasional recent references comparing Pakistan to Cambodia during the Vietnam War. If the Bush administration, or Barack Obama, thinks the two are comparable ...

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Dillons, Kwik Shop among new projects up for approval

This and that from the Lawrence development scene. ¢ Expect to see some construction work at the Kwik Shop store at the corner of 19th ...

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Science and the Kansas Board of Education Race

By the way,Kansas Citizens for Science has just released a survey of the Board of Education candidates in this year's election. Might be of interest ...

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Sarah Palin and Fruit Flies

Governor Palin has taken swipe at science. In a recent speech she criticized geneticists for studying fruit flies of all things. I guess if you ...

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Running as a Democrat isn’t easy in Kansas.

There are a few aspects to this race that need to be examined. First, the political party break down for the 76th Kansas House District ...

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Rock Chalk Jack-O-Lantern

Pumpkins, too, can show some Kansas University pride this Halloween.KU is offering some [pumpkin stencils][1] featuring two different KU designs.Both the letters "KU" and a ...

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Top 10 Creepy Rock Songs for Halloween Mix!

Last week I asked readers to send in their picks to help me create the perfect Halloween rock playlist. I had lots of picks of ...

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What’s the purpose of the regular season?

They've done it again. Another Lawrence High team has used the regular season as a tune-up for the postseason, when the games really count. It ...

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What’s different about Kansas

I just moved here from Phoenix, Arizona, and there are few things that stand out as being much different than my previous home. First, I've ...

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Obama Argues For Infanticide

inâfanâtiâcide noun 1. the act of killing an infant. 2. the practice of killing newborn infants. 3. a person who kills an infant I thought ...

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I LOVE ME SOME DELICIOUS TOASTED BUTTERY BISCUITS!!!!

I do. Apple butter. Apricot preserves. Slander jelly. Very good. Bea - Yes I can edit my blog.

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WTF? Barack Hussein Obama…and?

The "HE'S A SOCIALIST! HE'S A TERRORIST! HE'S A MUSLIM! HE'S THE ANTI-CHRIST! OH MY GOD THE SKY IS GOING TO FALL AND THE WORLD ...

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