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Re: “Headlines for Feb. 23, 2017: What To Know

Mark Dick Tweeted: CORRECTION @ChrisCuomo said 12-YEAR-OLD girls are "THE PROBLEM" for not wanting people with penises in girls locker rooms. YOU SICK MAN!!! Liberals in a nutshell. The Perverted underbelly of the earth....

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Posted by Jon Holems on 02/23/2017 at 6:02 PM

Re: “Headlines for Feb. 23, 2017: What To Know

engineered perversion by former-President Barack Obama.

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Posted by Jon Holems on 02/23/2017 at 5:34 PM

Re: “Prosecutor Says Dietrich High Assault Not Sex or Race Crime, Teen Pleads Guilty to Lesser Felony

"It's not our belief that this was a racially motivated crime. This was more of a vulnerable victim-motivatedcrime. I think it probablywould have happened to anybody that was in the same kind of circumstances and mental state as the victim here."

Oh, so that's alright then is it? If someone is a vulnerable victim, it is sort of their fault for attracting violent bullies.

Everyone who cares, please sign the petition at change.org to bring this case to proper justice. The sentence as it stands is an outrage against justice.

And while it appears from reports that the perpetrator accepts that he committed the crime of which he is accused, he will be permitted to maintain his innocence after completion of probation and have his record wiped clean.

Call the crime racist, call it a hate crime, call it a felony, whatever. A trusting, disabled child had a coat hanger inserted then kicked into his rectum by people he regarded as his friends. These same friends who had taught him to sing a song abusing racial minorities. He expressed that he had never experienced such pain before. He has several times attempted suicide since the assault. He is currently in a hospital.

Posted by Barbara Jones 1 on 02/23/2017 at 4:35 AM

Re: “Idaho Agriculture, Dairy Groups Call for Immigration Reform in Hostile Political Climate

http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/money/workp…
Immigration raids yield jobs for legal workers

'When federal agents descended on six meatpacking plants owned by Swift & Co. in December 2006, they rounded up nearly 1,300 suspected illegal immigrants that made up about 10% of the labor force at the plants.

But the raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents did not cripple the company or the plants. In fact, they were back up and running at full staff within months by replacing those removed with a significant number of native-born Americans, according to a report by the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS).

"Whenever there's an immigration raid, you find white, black and legal immigrant labor lining up to do those jobs that Americans will supposedly not do," said Swain, who teaches law and political science."

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Posted by Lou DeLucia on 02/22/2017 at 5:48 PM

Re: “Idaho Agriculture, Dairy Groups Call for Immigration Reform in Hostile Political Climate

http://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/U…

Alabama had to bite the bullet and hire LEGAL Immigrants for its AG Industry:

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/201…
Africans Relocate to Alabama to Fill Jobs After Immigration Law

"East Coast began calling Atlanta refugee agencies several months ago looking for legal immigrants to come to Alabama for a year, said Mbanfu, refugee employment director for Lutheran Services in Atlanta. He said the company would have taken as many refugees as he could refer. The agency connected East Coast with refugees who had been in the country three to five years, he said."

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Posted by Lou DeLucia on 02/22/2017 at 5:48 PM

Re: “Idaho Agriculture, Dairy Groups Call for Immigration Reform in Hostile Political Climate

The U.S. currently has eleven non immigrant guest worker visa programs.
http://travel.state.gov/content/visas/engl…

There is no cap on the number of workers allowed into the U.S. under the H-2A temporary agricultural guest worker visa program.

http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/263529-…
"The provision could more than triple the number of H-2B visas for foreign workers seeking jobs at hotels, theme parks, ski resorts, golf courses, landscaping businesses, restaurants and bars. The move is intended to boost the supply of non-agricultural seasonal workers."

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Posted by Lou DeLucia on 02/22/2017 at 5:47 PM

Re: “Idaho Agriculture, Dairy Groups Call for Immigration Reform in Hostile Political Climate

Don't worry BigAg, there are new robots coming online to replace your already robot wage competing immigration labor. (See other BW story) Once there are enough downward pressures on the concept of living, due to the elimination of the poor and middle class' right to exist, there will no longer be a need for BigAg. You will then only need to feed the 1%. Problem solved.

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Posted by Hen Tooth on 02/22/2017 at 3:54 PM

Re: “The Rent Risk: CWI Scrambles to Dig Out of its Widening Hole of Leases

Why can't CWI get money from the permanent building fund,like the other colleges do?

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Posted by slfisher on 02/22/2017 at 9:47 AM

Re: “Ada County Commission Approves Amendment to Much-Debated Dry Creek Ranch Development

This development and anyone living there will be forever cursed. When the market goes south (which it will), we'll see another zombie subdivision sprouting weeds and neglect through broken asphalt where wholesome food was once grown.

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Posted by boisecitizen on 02/21/2017 at 11:35 PM

Re: “Ada County Commission Approves Amendment to Much-Debated Dry Creek Ranch Development

It was deeply disturbing that the Commissioners said so little - hiding behind "property rights", and not admitting how much things had changed. The Commissioners ignored concerns about the really poor Wildlife Plan - which is based on 2006 "data", and "mitigation" that would allow money to be thrown at a conservation easement far away. This will NOT help wildlife in western Ada County. They ignored concerns about the fate of the genetically pure redband trout in Dry Creek.

The only additions they made were some more geo/soil surveys for the steep hillslope bulldozing for houses, that were then to be ok'd by the County workers. Sure doesn't seem like anybody has really learned a lesson from the Terra Nativa disaster. Full bore ahead on hillslope houses ...

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Posted by Katie Fite on 02/21/2017 at 5:25 PM

Re: “Ada County Commission Approves Amendment to Much-Debated Dry Creek Ranch Development

It is alarming that an issue which sparked so much opposition from individuals, organizations, and businesses warranted less than a 10 minute discussion by the Board of County Commissioners. Given this, I find it difficult to believe that the concerns of the community were taken seriously.

Responsible growth and the preservation of farmland and open space are priorities in Ada Countys Comprehensive Plan. Is it unreasonable to ask that Ada County hold itself to its own standards? At the public hearing on 2/15/17, newly-elected Commissioner Visser said he wished we would have had the foresight to do something about farmland preservation 25 years ago. Well, he had the chance to do something today and he did not. His silence speaks volumes.

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Posted by Stephanie Rael on 02/21/2017 at 5:08 PM

Re: “Ada County Commission Approves Amendment to Much-Debated Dry Creek Ranch Development

As a lifelong resident of Boise - and having grown up next to the foothills and spent my formative years enjoying our awesome open spaces - it pains me to see big chunks of open space being gobbled up by sprawl. But Mr. Tibbs is right - the owners of property should be able to do what they want with it (as long as the impact on the community is properly mitigated... infrastructure, schools, services, etc.)

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Posted by bikeboy on 02/21/2017 at 3:31 PM

Re: “'Utter Chaos': ACLU, University of Idaho Attorney Panel Analyzes Trump's Immigration Order

Trump is enforcing current law.

The seven nations named in Trumps executive order are drawn from the
Terrorist Prevention Act of 2015. The 2015 Visa Waiver Program
Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 named Iraq,
Iran, Sudan, and Syria, while its 2016 update added Libya, Somalia, and
Yemen.

He's using Obama's list. He will create better vetting that will then impact other countries.

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Posted by Lou DeLucia on 02/18/2017 at 5:55 PM

Re: “Slideshow: Boise Student Walkout-Protest of Ed. Secretary DeVos Not Fake News

Half The French Army Is Now Deployed On French Streets to keep the peace. Why do lefties have such a thirst for cultural and genetic suicide? If you want to kill yourselves, please proceed, but stop trying to drag the rest of us down with you.

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Posted by Jon Holems on 02/17/2017 at 8:54 AM

Re: “Slideshow: Boise Student Walkout-Protest of Ed. Secretary DeVos Not Fake News

Jon Holems, just because you misspelled planned doesn't mean you're wrong but it's just adding to the case against you :D peace and love to you internet troll

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Posted by Mishka Chorny on 02/16/2017 at 8:41 PM

Re: “Slideshow: Boise Student Walkout-Protest of Ed. Secretary DeVos Not Fake News

Pointless, we won you lost go home planed parenthood and go to bed, tomorrow morning you will be defunded..

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Posted by Jon Holems on 02/16/2017 at 8:30 PM

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