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Lee Jacobsen July 11, 2014 at 03:17 AM
If a woman wants birth control, she doesn't need the company she works for to be the decidingRead Morefacto r in making that decision. Birth control as part of Obamacare was a mistake in the first place. The govt could have made other provisions for making available funds to pay for birth control for those who could not afford the few dollars a month, perhaps allowing food stamps to also cover contraceptives as well. Regarding your precedent, it does not apply as the owners of the business are not making birth control decisions for employees, the owners are simply not paying for birth control. The employees are free to decide to either wait on 'fooling around' , or pay for their own birth control. Catholics are in a quandary since the 'rhythm' method of birth control is not foolproof and contraceptives are sinful. Most Catholics, in my opinion, make their own call on the issue....after 2014, with Dem minority in the House and Senate, the contraceptive issue part of Obamacare will be no doubt tossed out, making the Hobby Lobby issue moot.
Joseph Borrajo July 11, 2014 at 07:57 AM
LSD is a mind altering drug. P3
Tax Paying Citizen July 10, 2014 at 06:18 PM
The parking lot is too small to house a gas station. Adding gas pumps on the front is poorRead Moreplanning . Whoever made this decision needs to be fired! There won't be adequate parking for customers. Why can't Dearborn keep a large parking lot similar to Livonia's Kroger store?Are they going to add gas pumps there too? Or does the planing committee and director of residential services not care how the city looks?
Luther's Fan July 11, 2014 at 08:12 AM
I heard the gas station was at the Kroger on the westbound side of Michigan Ave. I was told theyRead Moreare just resurfacing the parking lot at the Kroger that's South of Michigan Ave at Outer Drive.
Tax Paying Citizen July 11, 2014 at 10:53 AM
Thank you, Luther! A sign could've said, "Sorry for the inconvenience (roughly 175 parkingRead Morespo ts fenced in) we are resurfacing parking lot. Opening soon~New Fuel Station on north side of Michigan Avenue, next to dealership. They misled us!
Lee Jacobsen July 10, 2014 at 12:15 AM
Ficano is trying to cut costs, Orr was raising costs. Where is the hypocrisy? Orr could defer toRead Moret he courts for providing a compensation package....it would not include any increases, that's for sure.
Joseph Borrajo July 11, 2014 at 07:59 AM
Lucrative Pensions for cronies after eight years of work isn't saving money. P3
Lee Jacobsen July 10, 2014 at 12:11 AM
More than likely he is on track to become a lawyer. A lawyer was hit by a golf ball, and heRead Moredecided to sue for $5000. The guy then yelled 'fore'. The lawyer instantly replied, "I'll take it!!"
Richard Cranium July 10, 2014 at 10:57 PM
Lee it wasn't an Embassy. It was a Consulate. They are NO where near as fortified or staffed asRead MoreEm bassies. First? Dude get a clue. http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2014/may/12/john-garamendi/prior-benghazi-were-there-13-attacks-embassies-and/
Lee Jacobsen July 11, 2014 at 02:21 AM
Richard, you are nit picking over terminology. News reports interchange the termsRead MoreEmbassy/Consulate all the time when referencing Benghazi. Whether it is one or the other, using your own references, in all the attacks on embassies/consulates during Bush, none were lost, and no American diplomats were lost either. Sure, folk were killed defending the locations, but most, if not all, were foreign casualties .
Richard Cranium July 11, 2014 at 09:27 AM
Nit Picking is the 4 versus 4400 Benghazi versus Iraq. Nit picking is the lies told after (Read MoreBengh azi ) versus before ( Iraq) I guess 4400 is NOT enough for you.
Lee Jacobsen July 10, 2014 at 12:07 AM
One of the main reasons Americans get sick is being overweight. 2/3rds of our kids are 'chubby'. Read MoreH as nothing to do with doctors or greed, but has a lot to do with the lack of will power to push away from the dinner table....or cut down on fast food......
Joseph Borrajo July 11, 2014 at 08:08 AM
The weight of your reasoning needs serious medical intervention. P3
Lee Jacobsen July 08, 2014 at 03:56 PM
We are identified by our deeds, not necessarily by the name we go by at the moment. In the USA,Read Moreand other parts of the world, women who get married change name identities on a regular basis and somehow survive an identity crisis. Amen!!
Joseph Borrajo July 09, 2014 at 08:09 AM
Deeds of exploitation that profit from the suffering and death of others- WARS- is the seediestRead Moreexpr ession of one's contribution to society. P3
Lee Jacobsen July 08, 2014 at 04:01 PM
Can the parents take the student tax credit of approximately $7300 and apply it to this school inRead Moreth e appropriate amount? If the school is accredited and approved as advertised, this should be no problem, right?
Lee Jacobsen July 08, 2014 at 02:39 PM
The USA was smart enough to suspend such controversial tests, Germany, under the direction ofRead MoreHitler , did go to the extreme, one reason he is not regarded as a nice guy in the history books.
Lee Jacobsen July 08, 2014 at 02:36 PM
That must explain why Nowegians call themselves 'Vikings', true warriors with their own TVRead Moreshow....H uman beings is a lot better title than alien beings....which will, some day, land on the planet and wonder why we are not worshipping a circle, for the circle of life, instead of a cross, associated with death.
Lee Jacobsen July 08, 2014 at 02:29 PM
Good point Joe! That probably explains why the media is shut out by the govt when trying toRead Moreinvest igate the Bengazi mess. Why, for example, are the folk that did escape the Bengazi USA embassy still sequestered? Why no 'Reader's Digest ' accounts of their experiences and comments? The current govt is censoring mainstream media for a reason, with elections approaching, I wonder what that reason is?
Lee Jacobsen July 07, 2014 at 07:36 PM
I wonder how Nancy Astor would respond to ineptocracy? What is that again?Read MoreIneptocracy…&hel lip;..A system of government where the least capable to lead are elected by the least capable of producing, and where the members of society least likely of sustaining themselves or succeed, are rewarded with goods and services paid for by the confiscated wealth of a diminishing number of producers. Nancy, and you Joe, no doubt support the latter part of the definition. Obviously you imply that there is something wrong with 99% of folk controlling 55% of the nation's wealth. With the right ideas, and motivation, that 99% can control even more of the nation's wealth. Problem is, not everyone has ideas, or the desire to get off the couch, so they "are rewarded with goods and services paid for by the conficated weath of a diminishing amount of producers" , in other words, the one percenters.
Lee Jacobsen July 07, 2014 at 07:24 PM
Nature loves to adapt to change, and other bees and technology will come along to pollenate theRead Morecro ps. For example , the Blue Orchard bee is one alternative. The blue orchards rarely sting and, because of their solitary nature, do not swarm. They are incredibly efficient pollinators: for fruit trees, 2,000 blue orchards can do the work of 100,000 honeybees. Their biggest drawback is that beekeepers can increase their population only by a factor of three to eight a year; a honeybee colony can expand from several dozen individuals to 20,000 in a few months. Regarding chickens, we need to determine if hot wings are even needed, as evidence shows that the planet is getting cooler, aka record arctic ice etc this year, Lake Superior may be thawed out in a month or two...does that sound like global warming to you?
Lee Jacobsen July 07, 2014 at 07:15 PM
Let's see, the Israelites and Palestinians have been fighting each other, in one form or another ,Read Moref or at least 1200 years. I guess they haven't exhausted all the alternatives yet...someday there will be peace...
Lee Jacobsen July 07, 2014 at 07:11 PM
Right on! When a criminal is convicted by the govt for doing wrong, and serving 'time', nothingRead Moreels e can serve as a substitute, well almost nothing, after all, the govt is involved. Plea bargaining comes to mind, who pleas for the victim?
Joseph Borrajo July 09, 2014 at 08:05 AM
The absence of time is a mind lost in the abstraction of self-righteousness. P3
Lee Jacobsen July 07, 2014 at 07:06 PM
Wrong! Obama even went against the Govt's own regulations in AZ, allowing immigrants to have freeRead Morea ccess to the USA. If anything, the right wing extremists want to build a wall and keep the Mexicans in their own country. What was Obama's solution? Have a few years of studies to see if there is a problem?
Lee Jacobsen July 07, 2014 at 07:02 PM
What were the circumstances of the accident during the fireworks display? Did he look down theRead Morelau nching tube to see if the fuse was lit? Did someone aim it at him? Obviously, it was an accident, and commonsense was lacking in the equation somewhere. At least he was luckier than the Detroiter who lit a large firework rocket in the driveway, and, once lit, accidently aimed it at himself instead of up in the air. Police ruled it a death by projectile penetration. He left behind 4 kids. This man did not have enough common sense to be handling fireworks, he paid the ultimate price . Why did he aim it at himself? No one has an answer. A tragic lack of understanding and common sense, like texting and driving a car...900 deaths a week from various car accidents, compared to 9 deaths a year from fireworks in the country, which one should we declare as unsafe, cars or fireworks?? More folk get killed from lightning than fireworks, all in all, fireworks are pretty safe according to the odds of getting killed in this country by something. Shooting off fireworks is part of our Country's heritage, freedom of choice, and freedom to use common sense.
Lee Jacobsen July 06, 2014 at 01:02 PM
You forgot to mention the other 'eye', the 3 Israel lads butchered by the Palestinians, probablyRead Morefro m Brooklyn as well, from across the tracks.....
T as in Truth July 07, 2014 at 01:27 AM
We hnow...you don't have to say it...its G.W. Bush's fault.
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