Author: mgardner

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Local Commentary

The Little City Weed

Why the outrage against endorsements in local political campaigns? Endorsements from local civic groups helps moor independent candidates to recognizable political values, provides probative information to voters, and shines much needed sunlight in local elections which have become tiny fetid pools of treacherous nastiness.  Endorsements sounds like just the cure […]

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Local Commentary

The Little City Weed

Laudy … heat is driving people plum crazy. This week the simmering pot of antipathy between bicyclist and car people bubbled into a frothy summer soufflé of sex, danger, theft, and accusations in our little city.  Come sit down right here and let Old Weed tell the tale.  

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Local Commentary

The Little City Weed

A community largely defined by its excellent school system kicked off another academic year with little heed paid to a one sentence entry in the police blotter which noted twenty-four local kids were arrested last week at a house party for underage possession of alcohol.