Gene, I'm late to the party. You note out of context Mr. Bartons point regarding 'dysfunctional countries'. You state Mr. Barton's position is one based upon bias, whilst using his point 'fleeing' looking for a better life, which reflects your own bias. If ones' country wasn't dysfunction…

IZSM commented on Letters to the Editor

Gene, it would be simple enough to edit 'right wing conservaitve' in the bulk of your posts with 'left wing progressive thinker' and perhaps feel the same sense of hubris you tend to exibit during debate. That said, despite your assertion to the contrary, conservatives do possess the abil…

Mayor Blackburn, with all due respect. Perhaps you as well as the city council should have been more transparant and inclusive. The language presented in most of the propositions was vague, and given the political landscape/theater today, one cannot help but wonder why there wasn't clairf…

IZSM commented on Impeachment is getting real

I've heard people, both conservative and liberal state: "I love the jobs, economy, manufacturing...but I hate his style." My response is and has been, the 'progressives' in this country have held and used the bully pulpit of political correctness for the past quarter century. This 'social…

IZSM commented on Poll question on 2050 plan

The 2050 plan is nothing more than the UDC 2.0

This will certainly be interesting to watch moving forward.

Washington post headline regarding Baghdadi...'Austere Religious Scholar, dies as 48'. It remains curious to me WAPO didn't include, philanthropist, respected lecturer and lover of fine wine and art. The ridiculousness continues.

IZSM commented on Letters to the Editor

Gene, you are correct, in terms of China, USA and India, however your 'per capita' position though accurate, doesn't tell the entire story. China produced in 2017 (most recent data available) 9838.8 million metric tons of carbon emissions, while the US produced 4997.50 million metric tons…

A sad reality in 2019 is we now refer to 'judges' by their political bent. What ever happened to judges who simply followed and then applied the law as written?


Fire away gene, sorry I missed your questions. To save us both time, please re-post.