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Re: “State reports eligibility review cut 80,000 from Medicaid rolls

And of course, just cutting poor peoples' health insurance magically makes their various ailments go away. No need to worry about that anymore.

They can always just go to the emergency room, right?

13 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Weatherninja on 12/19/2017 at 12:47 PM

Re: “Trump withdraws judge nomination of Alabaman Brett Talley

It greatly concerns me that nobody of real qualifications/talent, etc. wants to work for Trump. Despite what Trump and the GOP would have you believe... those bureaucrats get the nation's work done, both today, and for the future. How is this going to affect our nation's future?

4 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Weatherninja on 12/13/2017 at 4:55 PM

Re: “Security plan approved for 10 Commandments

Does anyone else see the irony in having to "protect" a religious monument?

It struck me the other day.

Maybe the best "protection" is not to have a divisive monument on public grounds? Hmm.

21 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Weatherninja on 12/05/2017 at 12:43 PM

Re: “Dear Little Rock, Amazon DOES matter

I've spent some time in Austin, TX, recently. Aside from the housing prices and traffic... Austin is a model for what a modern, 21st century city ought to be.

Incredible music scene, food, nightlife (and even day life). Very family friendly. You feel safe everywhere you go.There's a healthy balance of honoring the past vs. embracing the present. Little to no racial tensions. Discussion of ideas rather than worshiping at the altar of the Razorbacks (sports). Most everything is new or being rebuilt. Fabulous mass transit. Imagine Hillcrest or the Heights with West Little Rock new construction money, and you'll get an idea.

Little Rock does have a lot of nice things going for it, don't get me wrong. But if the choice was between Austin or Little Rock for Amazon, well, the joke's on Little Rock for sure.

15 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Weatherninja on 10/27/2017 at 10:24 AM

Re: “Architects see challenges for Arts Center redesign

I have hope for the Arts Center. But sadly, as with many things in Little Rock...time has caught up to the Arts Center.

Crystal Bridges has set the bar unbelievably high.

0 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Weatherninja on 06/13/2017 at 9:05 AM

Re: “Report: Little Rock Kmart on Sears' latest store closure list

Haven't been in there in years...mainly because the store looks like it was last updated around 1990.

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Posted by Weatherninja on 06/07/2017 at 12:37 PM

Re: “Thursday's open line: Plus Park Plaza's new rule on young people

This is just one more reason for me not to go the mall....Nobody ever gets shot or robbed shopping on Amazon.

15 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Weatherninja on 03/17/2017 at 5:30 AM

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