Jim Casey

Bio

Resident of Galveston since 1995.

Home town

Chicago

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I don't often read movie reviews, and I rarely see a movie on account of a review. But now I have to see this movie before some blabbermouth reveals the surprise.

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Bailey, I have been privy to racist talk since I was a kid—which was in Chicago, in the 1960s. To this day I occasionally run into people who think it's OK to talk like that if no one is recording.

I don't suppose everyone has forgotten the debate about rebuilding public housing.

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Lief Erickson (or however you spell it) is one of those people who discovered America, but it didn't stay discovered. Too bad. It would be Vikingland now.

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Columbus was a courageous explorer. What he did when he reached the New World was horrible. But in some sense, without him most of us wouldn't be here.

As Mark Twain is supposed to have said, a lot of people discovered America before Columbus, but when Columbus discovered it, it sta…

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The homestead exemption could be linked to property values instead of being raised by a fixed amount when lawmakers make it a priority to do so.

That would transfer more of the tax burden to commercial property owners, which in turn increases rent. But these are political compromise…

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I'm glad to see people looking for a healthy alternative to driving. But don't skimp on a good lock, and keep your bicycle in a secure place.

When bicycles are in high demand, theft is rampant.

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Fertitta is right about rent. When a business has been shut down through no fault of its own, it doesn't have the cash flow to pay full rent.

If the landlord evicts them, who is going to move in? No one is going to open a restaurant under current conditions.The landlord may go from …

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@Kelly Naschke Don't you live in League City? Or is your husband Leroy using your computer again. [beam]

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What a delightful attitude. [rolleyes]

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They say there's no such thing as bad publicity, but I'm not sure about that.