Mickolas Cage

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A sample of some of the prayer flags you can make during SIPA's Craft Day, Saturday, Jan. 26 at Gaia House in Carbondale.  

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El Norte

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The event is facilitated by Dania Laubach who provided the photo.  

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MickeeD

Primarily, this was a rant, but the letter writer did mention Trump was hollowing out the economy. That’s the elephant in the room. What happens when the economy starts going south due to lax regulations, climate change and more extreme weather, and other factors? I’ve read legitimate eco…

MickeeD

Oh. So you're a mathematician now? Certainly not an economist as you obviously don't know the difference between the national debt and the deficit.

So, true. Less money is being deducted from my paycheck. But again. That amount was insignificant and it quickly disappeared when …

MickeeD

As a long time Saluki basketball fan, I used to hate the name Korver and Creighton. Not any more. Thank you, Kyle.

MickeeD

Which economists are you referring to? How are Trump's tax cuts going to stimulate the economy? I lost my tax cut when the price of gas went up. My tax refund went down. Our national debt is increasing. The federal deficit is likely going to reach $1 trillion relatively soon. Seems …

MickeeD

Up until recently, I thought the Gov might have been that freaky old lady who sent threatening letters to both Durbin and Tammy Duckworth. Obviously, that's not the case.

MickeeD

I am in total agreement here. Let me add, I'm willing to guess Kleinau likely read about the "Carbondale Spring" initiative 's funding proposal calling for a reduction in the number of police officers on Carbondale's streets. It bases this proposal on the belief the residen…

MickeeD

The blood of every Yemeni on either side is now on all of our hands, thanks to Trump.

MickeeD

Durbin is right. The Electoral College has to go. Consider the last two Presidents who lost the popular vote and won the presidency. I still consider the 2000 election a coup. There were suspicions in 2004. Karl Rove's breakdown on Fox News during the 2012 election made me think one …

MickeeD

I'll do that. My comment had more to do with poverty as Southern Illinois is just behind Appalachia when it comes to that. I'm not dismissing the Americana culture, which is something both regions have a history of.

MickeeD

Yeah. On second thought, that last sentence did nothing to advance the conversation forward. I guess I took umbrage in calling SIU students degenerate. I don't care much for Carbondale politics either. Too much landed gentry and good ole boy stuff for me. especially when one considers…