The Lincoln County Board of Health is meeting Wednesday? To discuss what? A number of things, among them changing the procedures for public comment. Of course, it’s not entirely clear from the Agenda what precisely the board is expecting to talk about, but there are number of action items included. The Lincoln County Board of… Continue reading Board of Health to Meet Wednesday (1/13)
“Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes”
The area represented by the Lincoln County High School district has 31.8% of the county’s population, and provides 45.5% of the tax dollars that fund county government. Libby, where most of the county government occurs, has 50% of the county’s population, and provides 36.1% of the taxes that fund county government.
I guess it’s a question suitable for debate – is it better to receive more government than you pay for, or is it better not to receive as much government as you pay for?
Pontificate, verb: “to speak or express your opinion about something in a way that shows that you think you are always right” (Merriam Webster’s definition for those learning english) The more formal definition they offer is: to speak or express opinions in a pompous or dogmatic way” Merriam Webster Synonyms include expound, moralize, lecture and… Continue reading Weird Words: Pontificate
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The Bread Giveaway is continuing, taking place at the Trego Pub and General Store. There was so much overflow that discussion turned to school and daycare as places that might be able to use the excess. It isn’t just bread, it’s cookies, English muffins, donuts (and bread, of course). As I observed at a previous… Continue reading Bread Giveaway Continues at Trego Pub
I notice a bunch of folks claiming to know the difference between socialism, communism, and fascism – and some of the explanations suggest they never read the manifesto. So ride along with me for a condensed version of the manifesto. First of all, Karl Marx studied capitalism – and saw that more and more capital… Continue reading Karl Marx Condensed
One of the more interesting recipes we brought back from South Dakota is from Jeeta Kant’s cookbook. Jeeta’s BS was in Sociology, her Master’s in Geography, and her Ph.D program was in Civil Engineering – with her dissertation on edible wild plants used on the Pine Ridge. She has a rather eclectic academic transcript. Jeeta’s… Continue reading Sardine Burgers