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Re: “Dateline DeQueen: Cockfighting and immigrants

I'd be happy to send Olphart a few companions for his pet. They're plentiful in the flatlands of Grant County.

Add Southland Greyhounds to the mix of animals that may not survive the races/contests. My only misgiving about the new casino amendment is throwing more money toward Oaklawn and Southland. If they both JUST had machine gambling/tables, I wouldn't care what people do with their money.

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Posted by LFTS on 07/11/2018 at 9:38 AM

Re: “Monday: An open line and the headlines

Alex Jones thinks Democrats will be declaring a Civil War on July 4. Seriously? Who declares a Civil War on a Wednesday, when so many of us have to go back to work on Thursday?

Love this response:

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Posted by LFTS on 07/02/2018 at 3:53 PM

Re: “Jared Henderson crows about Hutchinson's letter to task force on grocery tax

I believe they're also looking through the list of other previously excluded services so they can start charging state sales tax on other items. Not sure what that would include.

To me, charging sales tax on prescription drugs would be the same as charging sales tax on things like doctor and hospital visits. Who would pay the prescription tax? Insurance?

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Posted by LFTS on 05/04/2018 at 12:58 PM

Re: “VA drop-in center has reduced homeless vet population dramatically, but not to zero

Aaron is a powerful force for good in Central Arkansas. Keep up the great work!

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Posted by LFTS on 04/03/2018 at 5:12 PM

Re: “Schools close in Oklahoma and Kentucky as teachers swarm state capitols

Don't just fund the teachers. Fund the schools.

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Posted by LFTS on 04/02/2018 at 5:48 PM

Re: “Trump administration moves forward with effort to sabotage the census

Speaking about the American Community Survey... I just looked at the newest version, and they already ask the Citizenship question. Granted, only something like 3% of the population is ever asked to fill out the ACS.

See: Page 8, Question 8.

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Posted by LFTS on 03/27/2018 at 3:03 PM

Re: “Trump administration moves forward with effort to sabotage the census

I refused a number of years back to answer the American Community Survey (Census Bureau) because it asked (IMO) far too many personal questions, including questions about when I leave for work, how long my commute is, how many working toilets I have, if I've ever been considered mentally ill, how much my mortgage is, as well as utilities. They DID send someone to my home -- twice -- and I advised that person that I refused to participate and closed the door in her face. They sent the pamphlet by FedEx twice, along with a nice, threatening letter.

And then they did nothing.

Me? I'd refuse to answer the question, even though I was born a citizen.

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Posted by LFTS on 03/27/2018 at 1:38 PM

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