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miceal o'laochdha commented on Isle experiences outbreak of hype

My personal favorite from Houston tv news was: Galveston's beaches, hear about the "filthy findings" at ten...

I guess whoever writes that drivel for the talking heads to read at the camera was told that alliteration in ear-catching headlines was the key to success.

What about Lt. Blender? Surely that business should have a special exemption of its own.

There is no basis for the increased valuation of our home this year, either by the valuation or sales prices of similar, neighboring homes or due to any improvements. Since it was increased 100% just last year (justified by the purchase price) there can be no excuse of it having been underva…

miceal o'laochdha commented on District judges to reinstate administrator

Doesn't kinda seem like this horse is dead?? Does it still need to be beaten daily?

miceal o'laochdha commented on What is in a name? Plenty.

Now that I have seen several long time posters identify their actual names, I am just left wondering what their nom d' plume meant. I find that more interesting. But I guess I have always been a step off the strident beat...

miceal o'laochdha commented on It takes only one hit

Wouldn't the sea temperatures and other conditions NOAA is predicting also mean an increase in the likelihood that a hurricane, if one develops, would be more apt to do so right in the Gulf of Mexico (like Alicia) and therefore mean much less time to prepare before a Gulf Coast landfall? As…

miceal o'laochdha commented on Same song different verse

I believe they have started a program of painting the little pressed wood port-a-toilet shelters with blue and white stripes and affixing festive colored pennants to the tops of them. First class all the way! When the little pennants flap in the breeze, well, it is just splendid.

Is mo…

miceal o'laochdha commented on Time to finish deepening the harbor channel

Right along with deepening the channel, so that the commercial operations (trying to) thrive along the Western stretch can continue to operate and provide good jobs, taxes, and a myriad of other economic benefits to our community; the channel bottom alongside the tee-head piers and slips in …

miceal o'laochdha commented on Council takes aim at special event venues

I would think the neighbors consider it a "special event" each time a commercial truck roars through the narrow old streets of the East End Historic District to service McMorris' income...

miceal o'laochdha commented on What is in a name? Plenty.

Mr. Woolsey: Please advise if you will be publishing the real names of sources used by your reporters starting 1 June 15. I am more interested in knowing that.

What's in a name? Plenty!

The ability to make a living as a reporter, editor or publisher of any newspaper in the world…