A Toast To a Happy Healthy Productive 2008!
"Freedom isn't free....." So go the lyrics of a bicentennial song from 1976. Someone once said that good government begins at the local level. For that to become a reality we the voters must be both informed and involved. The alternative is to allow the extremes of apathy and arrogance to maintain the status quo. Freedom; use it responsibly or lose it gradually!!
What follows is in very broad terms, what actions I would like to see this upcoming Council and Administration take over the next four years to help bring New Albany into the 21st century.
Well it's officially over! The gang of four is now one and a half; (ooops, make that two!)
Occasionally, as hard as I try to be congenial, I simply can not resist the temptation to stir the bacteria and see what floats to the top of the stew pot.
After many long evenings of intense negotiations, my good friend and fellow rabble rouser (IAMHOOSIER), has reluctanly agreed to assist me from time to time with a contribution to this site. I'm grateful for his assistance in maintaining continunity during those times when I suffer from writers block. The following is his initial ofering and I trust you will enjoy his humor as I do.
In the letters section of today's Tribune was a piece entitled "Ode to stolen trash can"
Well, come Sunday evenin' that's what I'm gonna do by golly! This will be my bi decade vacation and I'm going to San Deigo to spend a few days with my Marine Corps son before he gets deployed over yonder.
Okay boys & girls, we've almost done it. This episode is in the books and we have one more to go! Dethrone the King day is December 20th!
Have you ever noticed some NA Common Council members consistently have their tag lines quoted in the newspaper about current issues without having spoken directly to the persons or organizations they are referring to?