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I knew that something was fishy about the attempt to force Gary Weinman to allow the sewer to go through his property. Now I understand. If this were really about the public good and the new school, the sewer pipe could be significantly smaller than what is planned . They could use an alternate route and bypass the Weinman property altogether. Problem solved.
But that is not what this is about. North Liberty wants to put in a 30 inch diameter pipe. They want new developments in North Liberty and Coralville to have access to this sewer. It will save them money. Who will save money? Private interests.
Why should Gary have his property damaged for private interests to save money? This is a beautifully maintained property with woods and prairie. He has taken care of it for 30 years. It’s a wonderful wildlife habitat with many species included two endangered species. This is exactly the kind of land stewardship that we need.
Please contact the North Liberty administrators and city council members as well as your state legislators and stop this outrageous abuse of power.
One of the tactics of the of the Leftist Control Freaks is to change the game by changing our language. Words like Liberal, progressive, wealth distribution, wage fairness, global warming and climate change are used by Control Freaks to support their need to feel morally superior.
So today, I am taking the word Liberal back from the Control Freaks. The word liberal and liberty are derived from the Latin word Liber which means freedom. But Control Freaks are not for liberty or freedom. Washington, Jefferson and the founding fathers were Liberal, or what was described in my 11th grade civics class as “classical liberals”. The establishment who supported the British were “Classical Conservatives” or Control Freaks . Control Freaks supported high taxes and big government. Classical Liberals were for Liberty and freedom. Control Freaks want every aspect of our life controlled by a big central government. From cradle to grave, Control Freaks believe we are not able to take care of ourselves. Rent control, gun control, wage control, salt, fat and soda control, to birth control. Control Freaks favor speech control, political correctness and quotas. The Dubuque Street Cottage debate illustrates that Control Freaks are against individual property rights. Control Freaks call stealing personal property “wealth redistribution”. Control Freaks favor wealth redistribution as long as its not their wealth being confiscated.
So from this day forward, I am a Liberal because I am for liberty and freedom. Leftist or Collectivists are Control Freaks
I have made the case that liberalism is a mental disorder. The recent rants by the liberal mob over the South Dubuque cottages will prove my point.
Liberals are emotional: The fact that these buildings are unsafe or private property is not important.
Liberals are show offs: They feel the need to fight for some worthy cause and be loud about it, so their friends will respect them.
Liberals don’t know what is important: The claim that we are destroying our “culture” is laughable. This from the same people who work overtime to destroy the things that actually are our culture: marriage between a man and women, our history, our anthems, our religious holidays and customs. And one of them had the nerve to complain that the building was “destroyed on Christmas.” So I guess this “Christian” holiday, that makes so many on the left stumble, is now a virtuous thing?
Liberals operate with a tribal mentality: To identify with a cause or tribal affiliation is the number one thing (“Friends of…” ) A cause like this unites them around an imaginary villain- the big, mean, rich landlords of Iowa City.
Liberals are phony: If they really cared about these buildings they could have bought them and restored them. They could have removed the gas furnace and electrical system and brought back the Pony Express.
In Paris, 12 innocent people, most of them journalists, were murdered by Islamic jihadists on Wednesday.
The reports of these heinous, unspeakable acts of murder was broadcast widely on every front page in America. But not the ICPC, they ran a watered-down story on Page 6 of their Leftist propaganda sheet.
The lefty-loons at the Press Citizen are true cowards, unwilling to speak, write about or stand-up for Freedom of speech, all the while portraying anyone who doesn’t adhere to their liberal ‘lifestyle’ of libertine license, not part of their ‘cool’ gang.
What did the Press Citizen run on their front page? A story about liquor, their favorite drug of choice. Apparently, the editors of the ICPC are still hung-over from their New Year’s drunken parties. ICPC editors might say, ‘Puis-je avoir une autre boisson avis’?
It’s almost too rich to point out the irony and hypocrisy at the ICPC being too afraid to print the truth about French journalists being slaughtered by Muslim killers. I’m going to pray for the families of the deceased, as well as the murdering scum that killed them. God Bless the French police who will have to track down the scumbags.