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Vic April 25, 2014 at 12:49 am
Thanks for your insightful input, Nancy.
Stephanie April 25, 2014 at 01:19 am
All I want to say is this: I said months ago that there was a ban on gun research and no oneRead More believed me. I don't care what his studies say. I'm just glad this article finally says in it's first sentence what I have been saying for a long time. Small victory for moi! I'm off for some ice cream!
Rodger Higgins April 25, 2014 at 01:51 am
Oldtimer -- They took away all of the weapons in Britain and now they have the highest incidence ofRead More knife stabbings in the world. It is not the guns it is the evil in the thugs that causes these deaths. If a thug knows you are armed he will not cross you but if they know you don't have a weapon you are game to them. Direct your research to the thugs and their families to get to the root of the problem, not the law abiding person.
Jon Daniel, angry young man, and Jim Ardis, mayor of Peoria. (The mayor's photo is on the right, if you couldn't tell.)
Bob April 24, 2014 at 12:48 pm
Wow...you guys are nuts. And I am conservative......a "kid" did something he should notRead More have. A parody doesn't harm other people like he was doing. I do not think anyone would want this "kid" to do it to them and their family. Teach the young man right from wrong w/ the proper punishment.....and chill out people....geeezzzz.....
voice of america April 24, 2014 at 02:16 pm
Bob,I don't where you come from maybe russia, Iran I know the leader over there did the same thingRead More to his people. We are not the mayor or police chief, don't take the job if you can't take what comes with it. I am sure the Mayor said to the incumbent, I can do this job better then you, trust me vote for me, not everybody! the kid did not trust him saw who he really was. the kid is a hero, he brought the true colors of the mayor out, and the kid was wright. Now he got to go. and the police chief with him.
The Other Christine April 24, 2014 at 03:38 pm
Bob... If someone said I was smoking pot with a prostitute I would have to sue them for defamation.Read More That is the proper punishment. And that is what we are trying to explain to you. He didn't yell fire in a crowded theater... that would have the potential to harm other people. They mayor, judges, and police were overzealous at least, or acted criminally at worst. I can't imagine how you think it's acceptable for the police to raid someone's house over a satirical twitter account... this is not Nazi Germany.
Heather Asiyanbi (Editor) November 18, 2011 at 01:46 pm
Thanks for the opinion compliment. I think part of the problem is that much of Hwy 11 is stillRead More configured as a local road and not a primary east-west artery that carries a decent amount of commercial truck traffic, which can make turning a challenge where there isn't a designated turn lane. And as the area continues to grow, congestion will just get worse. So, all that to say, yes, I think this project is worthwhile.
Dennis November 18, 2011 at 10:35 pm
Too bad it will not start until 2016. It would solve problems like turn lanes for Farm & Fleet,Read More Wal-Mart, Milaeger's, and the other shopping areas. It would also eliminate the crowding in the railroad underpass and open the bridge area. This project to 5 years too late.
Heather Asiyanbi (Editor) November 18, 2011 at 10:48 pm
@Dennis - I agree this project needs to get moving. Traffic flow as populations increase andRead More (hopefully) companies grow have to get addressed.
Amardeep Kaleka, seen here speaking at a vigil marking the 1-year anniversary of the temple shooting, will challenge Paul Ryan. Photo Credit: Charlie Gorney
TIM S. October 18, 2013 at 07:35 pm
Tom, thank you for your service to our country. A country which was founded on the pursuit ofRead More religious freedoms. But when you write a sentence as this "What does bother me is the fact that this country gives a free pass to belief in bs like religion'', then I have to wonder about your patriotism. Maybe it was a poor choice of words by you which caused a poor choice of words by me. Your aversion to the current tax codes for many religions is one thing but your aversion to people believing in religion as a whole IS un-American. Once again thank you for your service. PS I hope that answers your ? also Lyle
Lyle Ruble October 18, 2013 at 09:46 pm
@TIM S.....Whoa Horse! I think you need a short history lesson. The American Colonies were notRead More founded on religious freedom but for economic pursuits. Religion was carried here by those people who came here to pursue the economic opportunities of their sponsors. Now what motivated people to leave their ancestral homes might very well be religious. Groups like the Puritans were outcasts because of their opposition to the Church of England and getting away was a way of survival. In the beginning each of the colonies had an official state religion that was supported by the colonial government. Roger Williams who founded Rhode Island was banished from Massachusetts Bay Colony because he resisted the religion requirements . The current view of religious freedom didn't enter into the discussion until after the Age of Enlightenment. All through our history as a republic, religion and religious belief has been very fluid and personal. The nation's religiosity has not been consistent and has waxed and waned over time. Never has religion been a prerequisite for citizenship. To claim that to be non religious is non American is is just untrue. I think what you were maybe trying to say is that someone who is religious is a better American, but that is also a fallacy. :: Let me give you a little quiz. Rate which religious beliefs are more American in order: Muslim, Buddhist, Atheist, Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Jew, Agnostic, Evangelical Christian, Wicca, Satanist, Naturist.
vocal local 1 November 1, 2013 at 05:37 pm
This Democrat also believes the 9/11 disaster was exploited, or worse, engineered to allow forRead More passage of the Patriot Act. Remember, Biden wrote the core Patriot Act prior or post Timothy McVeigh and the Oklahoma City Bombing. Adopted by Bush With the only objector being WI Senator Russ Finegold. And, isn't the federal reserve a private independent financial institution where as the US Treasuary is Government? Nuitari, Mother Jones has her facts mixed I suspect the producer is his California based brother.