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April 30, 2010

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-04-30

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April 23, 2010

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-04-23

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April 19, 2010

Good quote

Filed under: Columbia,Politics — ecogeek @ 9:36 am

This quote is from a contender in our mayor race this year.  The one I voted for.

A fateful moment was reached when the Columbia Chamber of Commerce decided to recruit and endorse McDavid for mayor. That moment marks the end of the 104 year history of neutrality of the Chamber in local political affairs. If you thought the Chamber was a community booster, a kind of Welcome Wagon or another League of Women Voters, Think Again!

No longer can the Chamber be considered a public service or benevolent organization whose membership is drawn primarily for the business community but whose aims and interests are identical with those of the community at large. With this endorsement its actions will now be evaluated primarily by the criterion of how it benefits the business community and not the city as a whole.

The process by which this endorsement was decided is largely a mystery. This much we know, it was decided by the directors of the Chamber and not by a polling of the membership.  In a stunning display of hubris, a small group of persons at the top decided, without consultation, on what is good for people at the bottom. Did the directors act ultra vires, that is beyond the scope or in excess of their legal power or authority? Whatever internal controls there may be on the activities of the directors, the net effect of their action is a hi-jacking of the good name of the Chamber for purely political ends. Does the membership really want to take the Chamber down this new segregated path?
— Sid Sullivan, Columbia

April 16, 2010

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-04-16

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April 9, 2010

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-04-09

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  • @NikHargis Sounds good. Before the Moving Picture? in reply to NikHargis #
  • My poor legs… Maybe I should have started with 4 miles instead of 8… #
  • Ha! All you people that didn't come don't get to be sore tomorrow. So there! #
  • Okay heading out now. Took longer than I thought to get it in. 🙂 #
  • @stinkkatze flat branch trail head. Closest to you. See I is nice 🙂 in reply to stinkkatze #
  • Heading to trail, I'll be there in 15 and wait 15 if anyone else wants to come. #
  • Okay, trike looks good. Anyone else besides Rachel? Meet at FB TH? #
  • @beckyhargis should be fine by now, sunny day and all… in reply to beckyhargis #
  • @stinkkatze awesome! Course that means I have to actually check mine out now… 😛 in reply to stinkkatze #
  • So. Anyone with bikes wanna ride this evening? Assuming mine is ride worthy… #
  • First major oops since working here. Brought down a major application in KC for ten min. Glad the level 1 boss joked about it 🙂 #
  • "He had solved both problems easily. Meat in a Trolloc cookpot had no need of a horse." -TGH #
  • I'm just glad Chelsea takes care of me and tries to make it better. Her hugs help a lot. 🙂 #
  • And on that note, I need to find the sheets… #wherearethey #
  • @tamarisk doesn't like when I'm depressed. Its not me. I should just learn to not care about this city. #columbiawrongdirection #continue #
  • I should know better, this city was founded by developers… #election #depressed #

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April 6, 2010

Creepy

Filed under: Quotes — Tags: — ecogeek @ 2:08 pm

How is this for creapy:

..blood so sweet, so sweet to drink the blood, the blood that drips, drips, drops so red; pretty eyes, fine eyes, I have no eyes, pluck the eyes from out of your head; grind your bones, split your bones inside your flesh, suck your marrow while you scream; scream, scream, singing screams, sing your screams…

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