Recycling Plan Public Comment Sessions Scheduled


The pubic comment sessions for the proposed mandatory recycling plan are coming up soon. Since anyone who works a 9-5 ob will need to take off work to attend, I thought I'd put up the schedule. Interested persons may attend the plan development meetings for the establishment of the proposed ...

Dirty Words And Conservatives


Recently on this forum, there have been a few letters from older folks fussing about certain euphemisms for happy bedtime fun time.While I do understand that standards for appropriate public discourse have evolved over the years, I think that every generation has felt that subsequent generations use too many bad ...

What The Bible Says About Birth Control: Nothing. Abortion? God's For It.


The Bible says nothing about birth control. It says nothing, nada, zip, zero about birth control. So perhaps all the folks slinging bovine excrement about how a woman being in charge of her own fertility is evil ought to just go sit in the corner and read their Bibles. The ...

Koch Addict Scott Wallker and Disgruntled Kansans Hold Staring Contest; Koch-head Blinks


Wisconsin's version of Brownback, Scott Walker, was scheduled to appear with Brownback at a high dollar fundraiser in Wichita on November 15th. Rather than face massive protests, Walker cancelled his appearance. The Occupy movement and labor unions planned to use their First Amendment rights en masse. Rather than face the ...

The Catholic Church And Occupy Wall Street


The Vatican today release a document "Toward Reforming the International Financial and Monetary Systems in the Context of Global Public Authority." This document calls for reform of the international monetary system, taxes on financial transactions, and "forms of recapitalization of banks with public funds that make support conditional on "virtuous" ...

Top Ten Tax Scofflaws


Why Occupy? Well, here are ten good reasons. "So, without further ado, here's Bernie's tax-avoiders list. In this case, one of his staffers informed me, "refund" means "negative federal income tax liability." If you have any quibbles with his facts, let us know in the comments. 1) ExxonMobil made $19 ...

Occupy Update October 17


The latest info I have on Occupy Lawrence is that they intended to camp again Sunday night. I haven't heard today from my son who is participating, so I'm not sure how it went last night. Along with the Citibank incident on Saturday in New York, Bank of America is ...

Occupy Update


A march was held in Lawrence on Saturday. South Park was occupied last night. Negotiations are ongoing with Parks & Rec to allow further camping. Protesters were evicted last night in Berlin, Minneapolis and Chicago. London's Occupy movement enters its second day, with permission to continue occupying the space at ...

How To Fix Congress


THIS IS HOW YOU FIX CONGRESS ! ! ! ! ! The 26th amendment (granting the right to vote for 18-year-olds) took only 3 months & 8 days to be ratified! Why? Simple! The people demanded it. That was in 1971 . . . before computer, before e-mail, before cell ...

Cashing In On Marriage,Right-Wing Style


From today's LJW: "Duxler and others involved in discussions with SRS about healthy marriage initiative are hoping to receive about $1 million in state welfare funds to help with the effort. The funding would come out of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant that the state receives ...

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