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title. I’m not related to Eudora Welty, the short story writer, and she
didn’t care a whit about politics so this is definitely not Eudora.
God to the Rescue Published Jan 23, 2003 "If God saw people suffering in Hell he’d go there and rescue them."
Don’t Hurt Us
43 and 41 Published March 7, 2003 "John Wayne may have starred in the Sands of Iwo Jima but he sure as hell never fought there and his real name wasn't John, it was Marion. . ."
Nation, Under Allah, Indivisible Published
March 20, 2003 "I
pledge allegiance, to the flag of the United States of America and to the
republic for which it stands, one nation, under Allah, indivisible, with
liberty and justice for all."
Omniscience.Com Published April 4, 2003 "I recently discovered Omniscience.Com. Better than Google this site uses the synergy of the Internet to assemble vast quantities of data to make remarkable predictions about the future. What follows are some of the startling predictions Omni has made for the future of Duluth."
Even In Your Grief Published May 1, 2003 "Claudia says that when I die she’s going to park a dumpster next to our house and throw all my papers out the window into it."
One Hundred Spoons Published April 16, 2003 "We broke the School Board’s Human Resource Committee record. I’ve attended meetings before that only lasted five minutes. On Monday we met for an hour and forty-five minutes. . ."
Randolph Wants to Know
Published April 30, 2003
"Crusades can suck all the oxygen out of a fire and leave it
smoldering. That seems to have happened in
Coach on the Bubble Published May 13, 2003 "The Duluth School District will lay off 72 teachers this year. We may lay off a similar number next year. School Board members are arguing about whether a high school will close after next year or in three years. Our secondary schools will only offer . . ."
Sticking to my Guns Published June 27, 2003 "I used to kill my friends with impunity as a kid. Sure, they’d get up right after I shot them and yell, “You missed me.” But I knew better. My aim was true. Theirs’, however, sucked. They never touched me."
July 11, 2003
"As I was painting the railing along
Be Careful What You Wish For Published July 25, 2003 "For four years the school board members from western Duluth, Dorothy Neumann, Laura Condon, Mike Akervik and Mary Glass-LeBlanc have labored over the District's long range plan secure in the knowledge that no matter how many schools the District had to close western schools, at least, were safe. . ."
Like Father Like Son Published Aug. 8, 2003 "When my son was in First Grade I became the Chairman of the Games Committee for Chester Park’s School Carnival. . ."
Caving in to the Voters
August 22, 2003 "I got home after the ten o'clock news so
I had no idea how our School Board meeting was covered. My buddy called this
morning and told me that WDIO reported that the School Board had "caved
in," to the Save Our School
September 5, 2003 "Plan
A" honors the status quo and avoids change. It’s supported by the Denfeld
led SOS (Save Our Schools) Committee. It would keep
Dividing the Baby Published Sept 19, 2003 - "Monday - The latest in an interminable series of long-range planning meetings starts at about 6:30 PM . Its crunch time. If the School Board is going to offer an excess levy with any credibility it, we, will have to explain what we are going to do with the $4.9 million it raises"
Last Eight Days
Oct. 3, 2003
if you do
Oct 17, 2003
Reversal Published Oct
Avast! Rightwing Conspiracy Published Nov 26, 2003 "The fortieth anniversary of Jack Kennedy's murder has called attention to Duluth's nationally recognized expert on JFK's assassination, Professor Fetzer."
Dec 11, 2003
Christmas Gift Published
Dec 25, 2003
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