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obmug commented on Letter: Hatred the new norm?

The Lazarus poem is just, and only, a poem; i.e. it is art. It is not policy, nor is it law. How does one propose a "change" to art (in this case poetic literature). Does your source explain how that might be done?


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obmug commented on Letter: 'Racism"

So right! Disney cartoons are 'racist'. The NFL is 'racist'. Al Sharpton is ;racist'. Robin Hood is 'racist'. When everything is 'racist', then nothing is 'racist'. It becomes the 'new normal'.


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"Temporarily removed from her post prior to a vote" Could we find a way to apply such creative democracy to the US House of Representatives and suspend the credentials of Nadler, Schiff, AOC and the like? Could call the technique the "Oregon Option" -- maybe, if lucky, California might ad…

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The term 'town hall' has crept into common usage in the last decade or two. Although not an issue here, It is particularly annoying to read that someone will 'hold a town hall'. The term, however, carries the connotation that there exists the presence or countenance of governance or other…

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obmug commented on Letter: Hateful tweets

It is difficult to determine the subject of your letter - let alone what you are proposing. If fear of some sort of a 'dictatorship' which could lead to a 'civil war' bothers you, hopefully the 2020 congressional elections will remove the ultra-left wing Democrats who seem to be advocatin…

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Funny....the more distant we are in time from big-city politics of the 1880s, the more we resemble those times.


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Well now, with an authoritative, accurate and free-from- bias account of events by Stephanie Serrano of Pacific County Immigration Rights on unnamed social media, this matter ought to be fully resolved....except for one minor point: the individual detained is not an "immigrant".


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The "Just Plain Folks" appeal. Huey Long had mastered it. But the Governor's lack of connection to "rural folks" is not why the Bill failed in the Senate - it failed because not all Democrats were sufficiently naive to behave as sheep.


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Can the school district now undo the plans to relocate all the schools?


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If it is an un-paid bill that can (and has) been collected through a court judgment, why does the City not shut off water to the hotel (after notice , of course)?