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Speak Out 8/23/12

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Rental housing

This comment goes out to all you landlords who won't lease your property to people because we have pets. Some pets are cleaner than kids. I have rented places that have had kids and they have really messed up the place. Most pets are trained to go outside; so give us a break. I don't want a mortgage. At least give us a chance.

Consistent service

I asked my mail person yesterday why my mail service is so inconsistent, and he replied it was because they recently changed their starting time to later than what it once was. Few things we can always depend on and one of them is the mail service; some of us still depend on them whether they know it or not. Some business is still conducted through the mail. Please address this problem. We need our mail service to be consistent.

Olympics, NASA

I think it's cute to see everyone complaining about the cost of us expanding our scientific consciousness by going to Mars. You all want to complain about the $2.5 billion that was spent getting there, yet I haven't heard anyone complain about the $15 billion that was spent on the Olympics. Let's not even get started on the fact that we spend over twice as much on our military every year as the entire rest of the industrialized world combined. Give me a break. NASA isn't bankrupting us, folks.


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Does the government pay for the Olympics? Last I checked, they do not. Moot point..

-- Posted by redhawkstudent on Thu, Aug 23, 2012, at 5:46 AM

Rental housing: The landlords owned the rental property and hence can make the rules. Ever been to a house with pets, the smell meets you at the door.

Consistent service: If you need consistent service try UPS or FedEx.

Olympics, NASA: The $15 billion that was spent on the Olympics was incurred by Great Britain and not the USA.

Wheels: Good morning!

Crazy Horse: H'ŋhaŋni laȟči

-- Posted by semo471 on Thu, Aug 23, 2012, at 7:50 AM

Rental Housing--If you bought your own house, you could make your own rules, have pets, and pay for the damage they do to YOUR property. You say you don't want a mortgage. I guess you will have deal with the consequences.

-- Posted by whoknows? on Thu, Aug 23, 2012, at 8:51 AM

Posted by Have_Wheels_Will_Travel on Thu, Aug 23, 2012, at 8:48 AM

Wheels: Haven't been to either one yet, lots of empty land from here to there.

Whatever hits the fan...Will Not Be Evenly Distributed.

-- Posted by semo471 on Thu, Aug 23, 2012, at 9:12 AM

Posted by Crazy Horse on Thu, Aug 23, 2012, at 9:15 AM

Crazy Horse: If the Cardinals could keep playing the Astros they would be in first place.

-- Posted by semo471 on Thu, Aug 23, 2012, at 9:34 AM

Rick;

A song in honor of your new forum name!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Xh5GUkK0...

-- Posted by Data48 on Thu, Aug 23, 2012, at 10:05 AM

but then I don't waste the water by drinking it except for coffee in the morning.-- Posted by Have_Wheels_Will_Travel on Thu, Aug 23, 2012, at 9:35 AM

Wheels: You did bring other things to drink besides water and coffee didn't you.

-- Posted by semo471 on Thu, Aug 23, 2012, at 10:55 AM

Rick;

Could you translate for me the chant towards the end of the song that comes right after this line? "It is said that Crazy Horse had the power to dream himself into the real world-and to leave the illusion behind......."

I've about this for decades!

-- Posted by Data48 on Thu, Aug 23, 2012, at 11:05 AM

"I've about this for decades!

-- Posted by Data48"

I meant to say "I've WONDERED about this for decades!"

-- Posted by Data48 on Thu, Aug 23, 2012, at 11:08 AM

There is a fantastic documentary video on Netflix called Reel Injun. It is about how American "Natives" have been portrayed in movies and T.V. It also explains how the word 'Native" came about.

Even though I knew these noble tribes of people were and are horrorable abused and mistreated, this documentary is told through their perspective. The few comments from the commedians are priceless.

I watched it beginning to end which is rare for me to sit down and watch any video very long.

-- Posted by Thought Criminal on Thu, Aug 23, 2012, at 1:19 PM

I read a book about Crazy Horse written by Larry McMurtry some time ago, it was really interesting though how much was true I don't know.

-- Posted by 356 on Thu, Aug 23, 2012, at 4:00 PM

-- Posted by Crazy Horse on Thu, Aug 23, 2012, at 4:17 PM

Yeah that was in the book; always seemed odd how much differently the indigenous population was treated in Canada and the US.

-- Posted by 356 on Thu, Aug 23, 2012, at 5:59 PM

I'm glad you find the history of the People amusing because of comedians .

This speaks volumes .

-- Posted by Crazy Horse on Thu, Aug 23, 2012, at 1:50 PM

That was an asinine thing to say about me Rick. You totally mischaracterized what I said. My intent was to point out, with the referral of this documentary, the exact opposite of what you said and I totally resent it. If you would take the time to actually watch the video and if you had any decency, you would apologize for you ugly attack on me.

-- Posted by Thought Criminal on Thu, Aug 23, 2012, at 11:06 PM


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