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  • Outsourcing state government

    As a citizen, I don't get to choose not to pay taxes because I don't like what the Arkansas state government is spending state and federal money on, such as paying a Chinese company, Sun Paper, approximately $1 billion to build a paper mill in Clark County.
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Re: “Political pothole develops on Clarendon bridge rescue effort

Jeremiah Moore is one of the good guys.

11 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Diogenes on 08/10/2018 at 1:45 PM

Re: “Get your tax cut scorecard here

Legislator ode to Lobbyists and plutocrats, courtesy of Stevie Wonder
Oh yeah baby, like a fool I went and stayed too long
Now I'm wondering if your love's still strong
Oo baby, here I am, signed, sealed delivered, I'm yours
Then that time I went and said goodbye
Now I'm back and not ashamed to cry
Oo baby, here I am, signed, sealed delivered, I'm yours
Here I am baby
Oh, you've got the future in your hand
(Signed, sealed delivered, I'm yours)
Here I am baby,
Ah, you've got the future in your hand
(Signed, sealed, delivered, I'm yours)
I've done a lot of foolish things
That I really didn't mean
Hey, hey, yea, yea, didn't I, oh baby
Seen a lot of things in this old world
When I touched them they did nothing, girl
Oo baby, here I am, signed, sealed delivered, I'm yours, oh I'm yours

7 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Diogenes on 08/08/2018 at 8:52 AM

Re: “LeBron James, education reformer. Attn. Waltons.

That same poll showed that more than nine in 10 "strong Trump supporters" trust Trump for "accurate information" as compared to 63% who trust "family and friends" and 11% who trust the "mainstream media."

0 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Diogenes on 07/31/2018 at 12:18 PM

Re: “Loving libraries

I have occasion to speak to parents of young children. Fund raining School Book Fairs have replaced the library in the mind of many parents. If only schools had competition to get more kids to the library like they do for Fairs
I use the analogy"Have you ever gone to the fridge there is food there but you went to the store, and didn't know what you wanted till you got there and saw it? Stores for the stomach, libraries for the brain"

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Diogenes on 07/27/2018 at 4:10 PM

Re: “Cabot woman a $1 million lottery winner

The math is well over 1 million citizens pid her $1, plus change for the admin, and small potato scholarships. 80 times more likely to die from lightening, than win. Ah well.

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Diogenes on 07/23/2018 at 5:56 PM

Re: “To work or not to work in the days of air conditioning when a/c fails

Time to look for a new job. Steal all the Ws from keyboards. Put sack of dog droppings at his door, set on fire, ring doorbell, let air out of tires.

23 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by Diogenes on 07/17/2018 at 7:43 AM

Re: “Re Trump: The Arkies say......

I was home, and saw the entire abomination. Trump's long game is indeed evidenced by 6 bankruptcies, ex-wives, adult actress, steaks, his University, airline.

26 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Diogenes on 07/16/2018 at 4:59 PM

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