Monday May 20, 2013
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Why is it that Dstwinkle, like most of today's political activists, can't simply extol the virtues of his chosen ideal without demeaning those of another?
Hey, Bill... It's not just Payson (Gila County), it's the entire criminal justice system... they need the space for all those pot smokers!
While men (and women) of good conscience may disagree about the vagaries of the Benghazi timeline, one thing is indisputable and, in my view, indefensible: On September 12th, 2012, the day after Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans were murdered, President Obama attended a fund-raising event in Las Vegas, Nevada. Log in their own eye, indeed.
All in all, a well-written, "fair & balanced" piece the writer should be proud of... with one exception: the incorrect use of "had drank" instead of "had drunk" in two places. It just looks bad, that's all, and it reflects poorly on the publication, its editor, and even the town, to some extent.
I know... picky, picky, picky... but it's our newspaper, for Pete's sake, and somebody's gotta say it! (pun intended, Pete)
I can't help but wonder why, with roughly 2-to-1 conservative to liberal registration in its area of influence, this editorial, and thus this newspaper, would strive to alienate such a large percentage of its audience. Virtually every reference to Republicans or conservative principles dripped with sarcasm, while liberals and Democrats shared no such mockery. Oh, wait... maybe that was the whole point of the piece. And "reporters" wonder why we get our news from the internet.
Ted... As every Christian knows, the "2000 years" reference is how long it's been since Christ championed life... all life... especially the life of the unborn. And I don't know where you got the Viagara line... certainly not from Mr. Branson's comments... maybe from MSNBC or CNN? See you in November!
Hey Fred, Tom... don't mean to minimize Microsoft's attempt to quash audio piracy, but there's a really slick work-around that's 100% effective. All you need to do is buy (one-time) any cheap on-board recording software and you can then record and save anything that your computer can play - from CD, DVD, mpg player or direct streaming. The caveat is that it's only legal as long as you are doing this for your personal library... in other words, don't sell or even share the copies you make. An example of a really good recording / editing utility is PolderBits. I think it runs about $35.
Of course, the author meant to write "err" rather than "air"... someone probably erred stenographically.
Send our incumbents to Costa Rica.
Can't help but ask the question whether any of the studies examined other concurrent factors besides term limits that may have played a part in bringing about the reported results... did they offer any empirical evidence of direct causal relationship between the statistics before term limits and those they reported after? Did they all approach the issue with the notion that term limits were purported to be the magic bullet, but if the stats didn't show an immediate 180 then the idea was written off as a failure? Did any of them view term limits in the context of simply one facet of many various means to a desired end?
Back in the day (late 60's), the term "huffing" was reserved for the inhalation of paint and glue fumes. But more importantly, did the author of that article really write "had drank"...?
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