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Local Third Graders Address The Issue Of Seat Belts On School Buses
When I was a child seat belts, car seats or restraints for a child in a moving vehicle were nonexistent. I remember standing between my parents on the bench seat of the gas guzzling Chrysler as a toddler. When my daughter was young she could still sit in the front seat with me because cars weren’t a…
How Do People Who Dump Their Garbage Illegally Not Feel Guilty
As we were traveling down 27th Avenue West my husband pointed to one of the entrances of the Lake Superior Hiking Trail because he noticed someone had dumped their old furniture there.  I made him turn around to get a picture because it shocks and amazes me that some people are so inconsiderate…
Is The 48 Hour Wait on Handgun Purchases Unreasonable?
Racine Wisconsin Senator Van Wanggaard is introducing a bill to repeal the 48 hour waiting period for people buying a handgun.  His reason is that background checks are instant now, and don't require extra time to see if a person can legally purchase a handgun.  People in favor of the…
Violent Video Game Makers Cheer Supreme Court Ruling
While this originated in California, had it passed it could have been the start of a national trend.  While I am not in favor of letting kids play violent video games at all, I do think that government should allow parents to due their part and play a role in their kids lives...