Tag Archives: capitulation

The contest between Fear and Hope

Yesterday, President Obama spoke on the subject of healthcare reform in Grand Junction, Colorado. Here’s a clip from the transcript of his speech, which I think gets right to the heart of the matter: …And when you hear about these experiences, when you think of the millions of people denied coverage because of preexisting conditions, […]

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The _______ festival

I’ve been asked by Erik Dotzauer, the Executive Director of Depot Town’s Community Development Corporation (CDC), to tell everyone that the CDC board has decided to capitulate, and drop the offending “Ypsitucky” from the name of the September 4-5 roots music festival to be held here in Ypsi. What’s more, I’ve been asked to solicit […]

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