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January 15th, 2013 — Uncategorized
I have had it with this talking point from city councilors and people in our local media;
“It just makes me sick when I drive past Drake Springs pool during the winter and see it sitting empty.” (sic)
First off, get over your sour grapes already. Voters CHOSE and outdoor pool over an indoor pool. It’s a done deal. Secondly, an indoor municipal pool will cost $$$ to operate year round. How much do our outdoor pools cost us during the winter when they are closed? NOTHING.
“It just makes sick when I drive past Elmwood in the middle of January and don’t see anybody playing golf, what a waste of a good golf course.”
September 12th, 2012 — Uncategorized
Do you think it is okay that this organization is influencing our State SOS, PUC, AG and legislature? You be the judge;
The Republican Study Committee is laying the groundwork for a new informal partnership with the American Legislative Exchange Council, even as dozens of major corporations cut ties with the conservative nonprofit for its support of controversial voting and gun laws.
The RSC is working quietly with ALEC to host a gathering next Friday at the Heritage Foundation in hopes of establishing an ongoing relationship with the group that would allow federal lawmakers to exchange ideas with state legislators.
August 25th, 2012 — Uncategorized
August 6th, 2012 — Uncategorized
I just watched this live. Amazing.
There was only about 170,000 live viewers on Ustream. Sad. But a proud moment for our American scientists. Truly.
July 25th, 2012 — Uncategorized
Picture from 2011
“Food Professionals Day Out on the Farm” tour is open to anyone in the food industry: chefs, nutritionists, restaurant owners and managers, food service professionals as well as those who enjoy cooking in their own home and dining out. At each stop, the farmer will talk about the steps they take on the farm to ensure a quality product is delivered to you … and ultimately the consumer.
Participants will tour area beef, dairy, hog and egg farms. This event is free and lunch is included.
Each participant will receive a gift bag with several items in it including $50 in beef and pork certificates. In addition, four lucky participants will be awarded a $125 gift card good for purchasing supplies at a local kitchen supply store.
This year “Food Professionals Day Out on the Farm” is July 30, 2012. To register click here.
July 3rd, 2012 — Uncategorized
December 21st, 2011 — Uncategorized
One of my dear artist friend lost her dog, Pepper. My heart goes out. Pepper was such a sweetheart.
November 19th, 2011 — Uncategorized
I often try to explain the OWS movement and facts about the super-rich to non-political people, but they seem clueless.
This video is for you.
September 17th, 2011 — Uncategorized
What a joke, ironically;
TEA, SD – Construction of the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System is just past the halfway point but federal funding problems are prohibiting any upcoming progress.
Minnesota Senator Al Franken toured the Tea project Saturday to gain better insight before taking his concerns to Washington.
I would agree, what a great infrastructure project, that should be paid for by the Feds, except, Sioux Falls already decided to bail out the feds on this project to the tune of $80 million for a pipeline we will hardly ever use and we will not be able to watch reunion Cher concerts at. What is more troubling is that it takes a Minnesota Senator to bring this to awareness.
July 26th, 2011 — Uncategorized
Listen to this NPR interview for the lastest. (Click on: Norway Attacks)
From the SD Peace and Justice Center:
As most of you probably know, on Friday there was a bombing and mass shooting in Norway; an attack that left 76 dead. Anders Behring Breivik, a self-proclaimed “leader of the National and pan-European Patriotic Resistance Movement” and opponent of Muslim immigration and “cultural Marxism/multiculturalism”, claims responsibility for the attacks and has been charged with two acts of terror. Many in the media are already describing Mr. Breivik as a “right-wing monster” and it is easy to understand why: the crimes were horrific, and we have difficulty comprehending how a person like you or me could do such a thing. And by taking personhood away from Mr. Breivik, we can treat his crimes like acts of nature–events that others could not have impacted and, therefore, can claim no responsibility for. But the truth is that “monsters” do not exist, and that Mr. Breivik is a person. It is important to understand how a person was able to commit this crime, what could have been done to prevent the act, and what should be done, both overseas and here in the USA, to stop others from killing again. In this newsletter, I have linked to many articles that give background on Mr. Breivik, suggest possible influences on him, and show the dangers of viewing others as objects of our possible disdain (murderers, Marxists, capitalists, terrorists, illegal immigrants, Republicans, etc.) before we see them as persons.