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We woke up this morning to find that a very large group of people from Immanuel Lutheran Church and School in Olivette were on campus for a fun run. There were several divisions with corresponding distances, from 1 mile for... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at respublica
Read this morning that Jerry Seinfeld was 35 when he began his tv series and now he's 60. Wow. Jerry Seinfeld is 60. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at respublica
I'd bet it's everywhere these days.
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on StL crime stats at respublica
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From KMOV: "SLMPD (St Louis Metropolitan Police Department) crime stats:Total crime is up 22 % in STL from 2014 to now. Chief SLMPD says there's a 70 % increase in guns stolen out of cars." Just shaking my head. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at respublica
Here is another rather depressing Tweet from KMOV, this time from Andre Hopkins. "Leave guns at home is msg from STL cop to Cardinals and St Louis Blues fans." I mean, seriously? Have fans been bringing guns to the games? Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at respublica
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Wonder of wonders every place we turn. The Dogwood blossoms are so much bigger than other years. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at respublica
Here is a depressing question from a local news person on Twitter today. Choose one or the other, both are defeatism. From KMOV Channel 4's Emily Rau: "Question for Cards fans: "Do you lock up car or leave it open... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at respublica
I agree wholeheartedly, Mary. If everyone had to actually pay taxes with a check instead of withholding, there would be much more of a revolt against government spending.
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on Inheritance tax at respublica
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I'm on a tear this morning. Yesterday the gas company turned off the gas to our house in Collinsville in order to paint the outside meter. They then left a note which Dale found when he got there around 4.... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at respublica
The Huffington Post is upset that congressional republicans want to repeal the Federal Inheritance Tax, writing a story which makes it look like this action is handing wealthy heirs free money which will be used to party on. Those people... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at respublica
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Late last week a sinkhole developed on the seminary soccer field and after it was noticed the area was taped off with construction cones. I went by and looked at it and saw a fairly deep hole. But yesterday one... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at respublica
Another one of those regulations which is wreaking havoc for baseball fans. MLB decreed that baseball stadiums must now have metal detectors at entrances and the result has been hour long waits for fans to get in. This happened at... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at respublica
Have I mentioned how much I resent the attention paid to Iowa during primary season? Well, I do. All the pandering to one state which is not a representative state to most of the rest of the country is outrageous.... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at respublica
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The campus is ablaze, ablaze I tell you. Every blooming thing is blooming. And Ferdie and his best friend Booj had a late afternoon walk. Here's Booj in the back alley Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at respublica
This is the worst current social justice adjective I've heard in a long time. It refers to kids who are allowed to go places on their own, such as the park across the street/over to a friends house two blocks... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at respublica
A tweet I liked from Melissa Clouthier last night. "Can the media kill the prospects of ALL the GOP candidates? Never before have they faced a more formidable challenge." It will interesting to watch how the media world handles all... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at respublica
A group of Canadian filmmakers and foodies made a film about how much food is wasted in North America. Just Eat It-A Food Waste Story, will air on MSNBC on April 20 at 9 Central Time. The premise is: Filmmakers... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at respublica
Cardinal fans will have more food choices at Busch this year, items in addition to the tradtional nachos and hot dogs. Waffle sandwiches filled with your choice of fried chicken, pulled pork or bacon. The Oreo Churro, made from an... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at respublica
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Today is Opening Day at Busch Stadium for the 2015 season and although it's storming at this early hour, the afternoon should be nice and everyone is so ready to get downtown to see the Cardinals play. Here's this morning's... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at respublica
Don't know just why, but for the past few hours I've been trying to think of anyone I grew up with/went to school with, or my kids go to school with or their kids are friends with, named Hillary. Can't... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at respublica
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The 8th graders from St. Paul Des Peres Lutheran school were on campus the other day and all hands reached for Ferdie. Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2015 at respublica
Here's an example of a photo which is a come on for a healthy eating story. It is also a good example of why I would not click and read the story. The title is Five Foods to Never Eat... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2015 at respublica
Me too Rand, and unfortunately at that time I was from the Chicago area and was one of those wrong headed people.
Toggle Commented Apr 10, 2015 on Metal detectors at baseball stadiums at respublica
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Last weekend St. Louis hosted a major soccer event featuring a friendly game between the women's national team and a team from, I think, New Zealand. This was the first shot at the requirement that stadium use metal detectors and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2015 at respublica
There was a bad tornado last night in the Rockford area, one person was killed. I was rather surprised to read that Rockford is considered Central Illinois. I mean, Rockford is north and sort of west isn't it? I think... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2015 at respublica