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No president can please every citizen, group or party. With a country as diverse as ours, it’s lucky that he can please anyone. Everyone just needs to stop whining and back him up.
Radical environmentalists continue to stonewall nuclear power here, ignoring France’s success with nuclear generation of electricity for decades. Finland and the Baltic states are also turning to it. But environmentalists are so aggressive, powerful and well-financed that our politicians are frozen in time.
Never miss a local story.
Still deny climate change is snowballing? Then explain Tornado Alley’s rapid shift eastward and how it now resembles a multilane expressway. Science has proved greenhouse gases are partially responsible. Should we stop the snowball at the top of the hill or ignore it as it bears down on our village?
Wind energy won’t be viable until storing electricity on a large scale is a reality. Today, if you want electricity continually available in your home, wind energy requires a backup source (coal or nuclear) when there is no wind, and that makes the costs too high.
Rep. Mike Pompeo is a lobbyist for the energy industry. Nothing more.
Politicians should not be purveyors of special-interest tax breaks. Wichita’s new-home property-tax waiver benefits builders and high-income earners to the detriment of all others. Pay your fair share or move to another country and see how you like it there.
The vote against giving tax dollars to a hotel developer was a victory for the ordinary taxpayer in Wichita. The next referendum should be on giving millions of tax dollars a year to an airline to fly in and out of Wichita. That benefits the few rather than the majority.
Until the streets and other infrastructure in this town are in good repair and crime is under control, I will continue to say “no” to the city’s use of my tax dollars to pound sand down the downtown rat hole.
After a hiatus of half a century, it is a pleasure to own and fun to drive automobiles made by the big three American automakers.
Gosh, I wish we could get an IKEA store here.
A 90-year-old soft-spoken man has passed by my house for 10 years. I just found out he is a surviving soldier of the D-Day invasion. History can pass right in front of us and we are unaware. Ask questions.
I think the groundhog blew it this year.