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Michael July 23, 2014 at 02:10 pm
how many people would buy fruit in June and still not have eaten it this late in July? Wow theRead More contractor and Costco/Trader Joe's etc. was so very quick to let us know. Nice timing.... NOT!
usmcboi July 23, 2014 at 02:34 pm
your mother would now get of the dick parade float you smell like faggot.
usmcboi July 25, 2014 at 06:51 am
how bout I pull my potentially dreadful foot you of your ash fda
Latinos are less optimistic about the economy than other groups. Patch file photo.
Fortified- I am Buzzlightyear >>>>>>>> July 25, 2014 at 12:46 am
James Cobar, well..... I've had the 24 hour stomach flu... a real nasty one. I would be happy toRead More give a thoughtful reply sometime tomorrow, Friday.
James Cobar July 25, 2014 at 02:09 am
Mr. F : Please be lenient in your reply! I'm not perfect and I do not always get it right! But, IRead More try. Sorry to hear of your health problem.
MFriedrich July 25, 2014 at 08:42 am
I'm impressed. People can still willingly admit to waving their fanatic flag of either AmericanRead More political party? Unbelievable. Never mind that representatives and lawmakers of both parties are equally and miserably corrupt, on the take and incompetent. That doesn't seem to matter apparently. Both parties stink and need to be flushed, along with their yelling adherents, down the sewer. We'd all be better off for it. Personally I don't trust one goddamned thing that American politicians or their operatives say. Neither should you.
California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris. Patch file photo.
Steve M July 16, 2014 at 01:35 pm
Since they can afford the fine, money gave them the 'right to be wrong'. They should be sued to theRead More ground to make an example of them for this fraudulent behavior. Ask some fat cat on wall street and he'll say; "it ain't gonna happen, you want the government to have all the wealth?" Mmmm?.....I didn't think so.
don mckinney July 19, 2014 at 08:09 pm
they need to be voted off the island , the four biggest banks pled guilty to illegally foreclosingRead More on thousands of people , paid a 2 plus billion dollar fine s each and pled guilty for money laundering for the mexican drug cartels and paid 2plus billion dollar fines each during the bailout and received 757 billion dollars bailout that has put them 120 percent more wealthy now than before the monetary crisis of the bush/iraq and cheny/afghanastan , shock and awe killing fest that killed 4500 of our children with misplaced war glorification and the military industrial machine, a real president eisenhower , and kennedy warned us about . These foreign banks own and run our country with military and police as their enforcers ,without them the corruption could be ended .meaning state militias and community police that care . if it smells like a duck and quacks like a duck , etc . NO ONE WENT TO JAIL , ASK A MILITARY PERSON WHY HE WORKS FOR GLOBAL BANKERS ? IT is to get off moms couch and earn a living as a mercenary to support baby mama , and the global bankers , and be a hero in the process .SOCIALISM FEELS FUN TO THEM.They continually pat themselves on the back . GOVERNMENT PAY AND WAR GLORIFICATION .WHEN WILL THE CHAIN OF ABUSE BE BROKEN? NEVER IN AMERICA FOR SURE NEVER IN BANNING ,OR BEAUMONT .WHOS SHOPPING NOW? please answer these questions without the usual sound bites from fox nonnews or your drill seargant .smart answers plz
don mckinney July 19, 2014 at 08:16 pm
kamala harris is the bengazie liar . would you kill foreigners on her good word .military peopleRead More hate democrats but will do their killing for the money .I have trouble with that logic .explain this and leave the easter bunny and tooth fairy out of your explanation please . I am asking for discussing the big picture here since no american journalist dares bring up the elephant in the room . namely , why accept such losers for leaders .ask the enforcers .
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John Hutchinson July 3, 2014 at 06:55 pm
Four Buck/gal gas is now the norm? I used to fill up the '56 Vette with 100 Octane/high lead withRead More pocket change & get a free set of glasses and a tiger tale.Eliminate the EPA's ethenol blend,Drill for the abundant oil available in the USA,Build more refineries,Become eneregy independent....& I could top off the ZR-1 Vette for my JACKSON & get change back from EXXON!! (don't need TWO tiger tails)
usmcboi July 4, 2014 at 11:49 am
belch, if the people wernt such sheeps
Samora Musa July 5, 2014 at 04:22 am
Dear beloved, I am Samora Musa, i have about $5 million dollar for investment and i hope you willRead More be reliable to entrust this fund with.I am handicap with disability in hearing and have no trusted personaround me and every body wants me dead so they can have my inheritance.If you are reliable please get back to me./samoramusa020@gmail.com Sincerely, Samora Musa.
Whole Foods Santa Monica. Patch file photos.
friend2K9z June 25, 2014 at 09:25 am
So who gets the $800,000.00? And Matt, you are wise. They have a few things that I can't findRead More anywhere else, and that is all I buy there. I saw a container of fruit chunks for $9.99 and a jar of tahini sauce for 16.99., a bottle of beer for $16.99. What!!??
Sylvia Lazo June 25, 2014 at 02:12 pm
New Leaf.........my choice over WF or any where else...
Captain Liberty June 26, 2014 at 08:23 am
My reason for avoiding Whole Foods it that the guy who runs the company is a right wing a**hole andRead More not afraid to make that public. Shocking, right? Play to the left and work for the right. I avoid financially supporting those who would do damage to the country.
A defibrillator. Patch file photo.
Mary June 25, 2014 at 01:31 pm
A retail store should not have to be an emergency room, and you can't really expect clerks who areRead More paid the minimum wage to be CPR experts.
Ken Briggs June 25, 2014 at 04:28 pm
Mary you are right, after all a lot of ifs in this , and what if something went wrong ? you came toRead More store to shop not to do what ? sorry but you can not sue for being ill at the store .
Eileen G. June 26, 2014 at 08:33 am
@Jennifer - I understand exactly what they do. My husband has one implanted in his chest. IF forRead More some reason lets say it was to go off in a store, someone thought he was having a heart attack used one of the store provided AED's and killed him because the one implanted in his chest already did that and knocked him on his ass. That person using and following instructions on how to use the device does not know he already has something. I'd be suing... they should have just called 911. Because a Paramedic would know what an implanted defibrillator/pacemaker looks like.
Donald Snyder June 11, 2014 at 08:35 am
What would you expect from a Commander In Chief who doesn't care about our military and only usesRead More them for his war. Remember when you elected him and he said we'd be out of Iraq and Afghanistan by the end of the year? Yet another broken promise by King Obama. I hope you voters are happy.
Jay Berman June 11, 2014 at 09:17 am
I have a service related disability and use the San Diego VA System for about the last 20 years. IRead More use the Oceanside clinic as well as the La Jolla hospital. Sure, you have to wait for non emergency care ... if you have an urgent issue, contact your doctor, they will squeeze you in ... I had major back surgery last year with perfect results, I am grateful for the VA ... They are short handed and need more facilities. I AM NO FAN OF expansive government, I think a voucher type system would work better and be cheaper. I feel sorry for you suckers who are forced into Obamacare ...
San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. Photo courtesy of SONGS.
Gus Gunderson May 28, 2014 at 07:45 am
Ipmcji, since when is God not a religion? And who are you to determine what my religion is what IRead More believe, and who or if God is my religion or not ?
Sierra Salin May 29, 2014 at 11:50 am
All of us, with our loose screws, half baked beliefs and certainties, are crazy. Our knees jerk upRead More and the guns come out, as we defend it all in our ignorant righteousness. god, allah, wakan tanka, yahweh, etc, etc, etc, and whatever one cares to call the ultimate unknowable mystery. Get over it, whatever one says, and however one says it, we are always going to piss off, or piss on, someone else, and of all the religions. We fail constantly, and how rarely do we sincerely ask forgiveness? How few of us actually follow ( but we sure profess and pontificate) what the founders which are so revered, actually said (and meant) or how they lived. So, go ahead and have your fights and your god sanctified wars, and rip the planet to shreds in righteous glory, which is nothing but stupid ego and power lust in any religion, and any side. pull the logs out of our own eyes, and god, jesus, allah, etc, please, save us all from misunderstanding, ignorance, and bullshit. How few religious professing folks of ANY faith practice, what was taught.... LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR....... We all fail here folks, including me. All in all, I am ashamed to be an American, and proud of it. We are a consuming horde of ignorance, apathy, and professing, while we continue endless wars, profiteering, and the reduction of the commons of Nature and all life to landfills and lifeless rubble. But hey, we have our cars to spew around in, and out televisions to occupy the time, and amazon to buy more lifeless junk, to our door. The Boook of Nature IS the book folks. Look around at the air, water and soil, and then go back to fighting and consuming.....? Good grief, we are all loons.
imcjl July 12, 2014 at 07:45 am
Sierra, or is that "Angry, party of one?" So why do stay here, you seem wildlyRead More unhappy...
Surfing Siren May 22, 2014 at 08:28 am
get rid of the passports or I will never go back! Nothing like paying hundreds of dollars to go intoRead More a hot overcrowded pit that nobody can enjoy! Greed is disgusting.
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Desert Rat May 24, 2014 at 05:24 pm
Man, I'm stuffed on a couple of Canadian bacon McGriddles. Maybe tomorrow I'll try on of theirRead More salads. Or maybe not....
AlwaysPO'd May 25, 2014 at 10:27 am
Capitalism will dictate if Happy survives, not the liberal agenda.
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desertpatriot May 31, 2014 at 04:25 am
@ken and denny: you two are delusional. muslims are the true terrorists of the world today. if we doRead More not keep them in check they will continue to kill the infidels (non-believers) and spread their hate-filled cult beliefs
ChrisG May 31, 2014 at 05:55 am
@ken, I was in agreement until your rant on racism and terrorism. Please come back to reality. TheRead More vast majority of terrorist acts are caused by Muslim fundamentalists. It is not racists to assert that. Also, calling Rumsfeld a terrorist destroys your credibility. Now we know you're nothing but a partisan and that diminishes the weight of your comment by at least 40%.
Phillip Evans June 2, 2014 at 02:41 pm
Who can afford it? Taxes and fees and fees and taxes. Compulsory insurance. Price of gas. MoneyRead More devaluation. QE Infinitiy.
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barbara segal April 30, 2014 at 03:49 pm
but meanwhile, they put up this giant 24 hr. fitness, making it 3 giant gyms within less than a mileRead More of each other….is that really necessary? How come Caruso hasn't bought THAT one too?
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Scott Peterson April 21, 2014 at 09:34 pm
Security is a deterrent not a preventative measure. There is no way to be secure from everyRead More possibility because it is impossible to even conceive of every possibility. Instead we try to secure against the threats we know of through experience and those we may anticipate through inference extrapolated from those experiences. The businesses are naturally and rightly profit driven and things that do not directly and or immediately hurt the bottom line do not get priority funding. Thieves too are profit driven though they are less regulated than business and in general face more personal risk than businesses typically do toward realizing their bottom line. Due to the actually few distinctions between the thief and business the thief must be the more resourceful of the two and thus more innovative. Security is always going to be a reactionary means of preventing theft. The proactive means to prevent theft are to accept there is no absolute security and otherwise either too expensive, too harsh, too time consuming or some combination of those. Considering how long humanity seems to have dealt with the issue, one might think we would have tried all of the available variables and figured it out sometime during the last 5000 years through trial and error. Oh wait, we have. Communities where the moral code is instilled in population from cradle to grave coupled with punishment for infractions justly employed have almost zero crime and it costs them almost zero dollars. Face it folks, we're all hippy freaks living in/on a commune we call Earth. Continually spending good money over top of bad as our orthodox approach has required over the centuries has only produced more crime and or prisons. This implies more crime is the goal if you THINK.
Scott Peterson April 21, 2014 at 09:41 pm
Security is a deterrent not a preventative measure. There is no way to be secure from everyRead More possibility because it is impossible to even conceive of every possibility. Instead we try to secure against the threats we know of through experience and those we may anticipate through inference extrapolated from those experiences. The businesses are naturally and rightly profit driven and things that do not directly and or immediately hurt the bottom line do not get priority funding. Thieves too are profit driven though they are less regulated than business and in general face more personal risk than businesses typically do toward realizing their bottom line. Due to the actual few distinctions between the thief and business the thief must be the more resourceful of the two and thus more innovative. Security is always going to be a reactionary means of preventing theft. The proactive means to prevent theft are to accept there is no absolute security and otherwise either too expensive, too harsh, too time consuming or some combination of those. Considering how long humanity seems to have dealt with the issue, one might think we would have tried all of the available variables and figured it out sometime during the last 5000 years through trial and error. Oh wait, we have. Communities where the moral code is instilled in population from cradle to grave coupled with punishment for infractions justly employed have almost zero crime and it costs them almost zero dollars. Face it folks, we're all hippy freaks living in/on a commune we call Earth. Continually spending good money over top of bad as our orthodox approach has required over the centuries has only produced more crime and or prisons. This implies more crime is the goal if you THINK.
Scott Peterson April 21, 2014 at 09:44 pm
Security is a deterrent not a preventative measure. There is no way to be secure from everyRead More possibility because it is impossible to even conceive of every possibility. Instead we try to secure against the threats we know of through experience and those we may anticipate through inference extrapolated from those experiences. The businesses are naturally and rightly profit driven and things that do not directly and or immediately hurt the bottom line do not get priority funding. Thieves too are profit driven though they are less regulated than business and in general face more personal risk than businesses typically do toward realizing their bottom line. Due to the actual few distinctions between the thief and business the thief must be the more resourceful of the two and thus more innovative. Security is always going to be a reactionary means of preventing theft. The proactive means to prevent theft are to accept there is no absolute security and otherwise either too expensive, too harsh, too time consuming or some combination of those. Considering how long humanity seems to have dealt with the issue, one might think we would have tried all of the available variables and figured it out sometime during the last 5000 years through trial and error. Oh wait, we have. Communities where the moral code is instilled in the population from cradle to grave coupled with punishment, justly applied, for infractions have almost zero crime and it costs them almost zero dollars. Face it folks, we're all hippy freaks living in/on a commune we call Earth. Continually spending good money over top of bad as our orthodox approach has required over the centuries has only produced more crime and or prisons. This implies more crime/prisons is the goal if you THINK.
It could cost Americans 20 percent more to get their bacon fixes as a deadline virus sweeps through the nation's hog barns. (Patch file photo)
all-c-ing-eye April 18, 2014 at 12:14 pm
And all this time i thought it was Pork Barrel spending.
JBrad April 19, 2014 at 11:57 am
Mark, Your words are absolutely disgusting. Please do not use this comment thread as a vehicle toRead More spew your racist mentality. And for your information, food-borne illnesses come from agriculture, period. All around the world, including in the U.S. Lastly, your hatred for people of colour does not mean that you understand disease, at all. Good luck in life.
Eric Wessels May 7, 2014 at 08:16 am
If you really are worried about pork: It has come to my attention, much too late to do anythingRead More about it probably, that there is a hog confinement proposed to be constructed within 1 mile of my home. This is not an uncommon occurrence in the state of Iowa. In fact there are 10 homes within 1 mile of this proposed facility, some just ½ mile away. I have looked at the manure management plan and one poor family will have manure spread on three sides of their property throughout the year. Of course this proposed facility is under the limit of 2500 hogs to require a permit by 20 hogs, so no one was notified. They will run 2 sets of hogs through the facility each year, 4960 hogs. This will produce over 660,000 gallons of liquid waste to be stored in a 270’ long, 70’ wide, 8’ deep lagoon. The manure will all be spread in section 13 of the Adel Township in Dallas County. My secondary concern (my primary concern is my family) is for others impacted and the county as a whole. This is terrible planning. The proposed facility lies in the center between Adel, Waukee, and Dallas Center. Dallas County is the second fastest growing county in the country. Waukee builds a new school every year. The Waukee soccer complex is a short 3.5 mile drive south. The proposed new county facilities would be 3 miles away. There is a church on highway 6 less than 3 miles away. The parking lot for the bike trail in Waukee is less than 3 miles away. The bike trail from Waukee to Dallas Center that was just completed, and is well used, is less than 100 yards. All of these items are outside the limits set by the legislature, but all will be affected. The county web site has maps indicating the entire core from Waukee to Adel and DC is anticipated residential with a regional commercial core where this is located. The long range planning has a western bypass that ties into the highway 5 bypass going right by this facility less than half a mile. Maybe this is what they mean by regional commercial. The map shows a 3/4 mile swath from R16 to R22 just north of 270th street. In a conversation I had w/ the county, it was stated this owner plans to build several (no number or location was given) in Dallas County. He can put facilities of this size every ½ mile without a permit because they will all be considered individual units under the size required to be permitted. I can’t believe this is what the citizens of Dallas County want, or what the planning organizations spend their time working on simply to be ignored. The problem primarily lies in the fact that local control is not allowed. In almost every other aspect of governance, local control is preferred and advocated for by the Iowa legislature. Big Ag controls the legislature and the DNR. Talk to your rep. Talk to your senator. Get local control for issues that affect you and your neighbors.
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usmcboi April 9, 2014 at 07:44 am
people stop going to work a couple days they would bring those prices down pretty fast.
Donald Snyder April 9, 2014 at 08:10 am
usmcboi, And what about not getting paid for it? Doesn't make much sense, does it? The betterRead More solution is to vote all of these Congressmen out who keep pulling this stuff. Isn't it ironic that Nancy Pelosi was standing at a gas station complaining about the high prices of gas when George W. Bush was in office and gas was around $2.50 a gallon but you don't hear a word from stretch face when the gas is near or at $4.00 and her beloved Barak Obama is at the helm? Could it be she has some sort of hidden agenda? There's a shock. I don't trust any politician. They lie through their teeth when they are smiling at you. That goes for city, state and federal. All are a bunch of crooks. You try and elect someone who wants to get the budget down and manage it and they get laughed out of the polling places. You voted for them, this is what you get.
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THELASTONEONTHEPLANE March 8, 2014 at 09:05 am
there are no jobs, they're hiring vets, i'm a "vet" too bad I was too mentally ill toRead More "serve" what a joke, hire vets, hire everyone, everyone needs a job, quit being so fascist.
Linda Walshaw February 20, 2014 at 12:26 am
Good riddance! Someone should tell "Papa" Doug that the "best content andRead More information" for consumers is UNBIASED fair investigative reporting, NOT a personal one-sided political agenda. What happened to freedom of the press? We may not all agree, but unless we have open honest discussion and reporting of both sides of issues, voters cannot make informed decisions or resolve anything.
Polar bear at the San Diego Zoo. Photo Credit: Ken Bohn/AFP/Getty Images
Donald Snyder February 17, 2014 at 08:06 am
Just think how much more money they could make if they would lower their entrance fee just a bit andRead More allow more families to afford going. Then they would sell even more soda and food since there is nothing around the park for competition. I stopped going to Disneyland, Safari Park and Sea World because of those reasons. Even the year pass is getting out of hand. Just greed.
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Donald Snyder February 17, 2014 at 08:04 am
I'm curious. You saw Nancy Pelosi hanging around a gas station with reporters when the gas pricesRead More were under three dollars a gallon blaming George Bush for raising prices and hurting the American people. Now it's almost $4 and you don't hear a peep out of her because a Democrat is president. Why is that?
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