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Money won't fill our stomachs

More foolish talk due to ignorance. Agriculture division is one of the "least important" state services according to an article in the Clarion...
Medicaid expansion would benefit community the expansion of Medicaid. To use a cliche, Alaska's refusal to insure this group of people is pennywise and pound foolish. When I hear those who are in elected office and who have amazing medical insurance thanks to the state, say things like...
An Outdoor View: On feeling free

...felt a strong urge to pull against any reins that I felt were unnecessarily tight. I think this is why I resent seemingly foolish rules and regulations.Freedom was one of many things my parents gave me. Looking back, I wonder if they had any idea of...
Bob Franken: How far we have not come

It's foolish to argue with President Barack Obama's observation, made during his BET interview about police mistreatment of minorities...
Foolish futility

...for the Voice of America. Right now, VOA has got its hands full explaining a system of government that's looking mighty foolish. Her bosses are not pleased when I point out again how imperative it is that any plans to correct the massive budget problems...
Obama's foolish Gitmo fascination

President Barack Obama's State of the Union address was an advertisement for his ideological fixity, and so he reiterated his unbending determination to close down the prison facility at Guantanamo Bay.
What others say: Advance, but cautiously, in Arctic drilling

...about a spill and the uninformed public who look at $45 per barrel oil and wonder how it can pay off. To them it seems like a foolish gamble.The truth is serious and sobering. Even with improvements in hydraulic fracturing, the U.S. is living on borrowed...
Assembly approves new special assistant for oil & gas

...The revenues are significant," Navarre said. "It's an investment in our future. We would be penny-wise and pound-foolish in terms of protecting future revenues and the ability to address economic impacts for a project this size." Assemby member...
Remind me Monday -- a river trout haiku

...surround.Fish ghosts haunt, laugh under theSound of snow melt rush.Fly screaming whipped forth.Whip, crack, splash, foolish move, man.Consternation, damn.Recover, work it.Forget prior wrecks, move on.Hope for fish future.Big rainbow...
Going through the motions won't do the job

...water. As the stick floated, so did the metal axe head! The woodcutter was able to replace it and continue his work. How foolish to continue swinging the axe handle with no cutting edge. Nothing is accomplished except working up a sweat. Just going through...


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