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Khal Spencer

Khal Spencer

"Shockingly, state lawmakers prohibited local communities from opting out of retail marijuana sales."

Why of course. This has been a money making, tax collecting scheme from the get-go. Why would we expect to have a law that allowed communities to opt out.

As Richard states (a…

Khal Spencer

The greater sin is not using this Plutonium as reactor fuel, blended with Uranium to make MOX, mixed-oxide reactor fuel. When half the country is screaming the need to wean ourselves off of fossil fuels, we have an ideal nuclear reactor fuel that we already manufactured, just sitting ther…

Khal Spencer

I would have to see a lesson plan to know what is being taught. For God's sakes, I hope we teach the kids to read, write, and think critically so that they can do a better job of sorting through these ideas than some of us.

Khal Spencer

My understanding is that sworn testimony is evidence. So is the sworn rebuttal. Then the judge and jury has to decide who to believe.

https://www.womenslaw.org/laws/preparing-court-yourself/hearing/basic-information/does-testimony-count-evidence

I was a witness in a Federal tr…

Khal Spencer

I still can't believe that deputy who was blasting away on a public highway when there was oncoming traffic did not get the boot ride. It really is the Wild West out here.

Khal Spencer

Yep. Lindsay, Scranton, Jake Javits, Ken Keating, Jack Kemp, and others. It was a Republican, Nelson Rockefeller, who built SUNY into an educational powerhouse. Find me a Republican nowadays who wants to build an educational powerhouse. Of course, many in higher education now have as much…

Khal Spencer

Kim Perry joins the legions of those who want Ivey-Soto tried in the press and cancelled. I guess we can cancel due process as well.

Khal Spencer

"...The gentrification of Santa Fe, and the marginalization of residents with multi-generational roots, have continued unabated for years..."

Now there is the real crime. Trashing the obelisk was a symbolic act and to be sure, a criminal one. Driving folks out of town due to economi…

Khal Spencer

Here is an NPR piece on cost/benefit analysis. The government puts a value on human life all the time.

https://www.npr.org/2020/04/23/843310123/how-government-agencies-determine-the-dollar-value-of-human-life

How Government Agencies Determine The Dollar Value Of Human Life

Khal Spencer

True. If you consider only measuring vaccination rates and not any of the other outcomes of the shutdowns, one can claim success and assert that you aren't allowed to measure anything else. If you count as negatives the economic and educational losses, then one has to do a real cost/benef…

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