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Re: “Alley Trash-formation

It's about time. Ugly is about to lose out. J Leedy

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Posted by Jeff Leedy on 08/16/2017 at 1:28 PM

Re: “Cruel Summer

Oh BooHoo! Perhaps they should freeload somewhere cooler in the Summer months. I see they have booze and smokes. They cost more than a bus ticket to Seattle.

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Posted by Don't give a shit on 08/15/2017 at 4:57 AM

Re: “Campfire Stories

Lets clean up our air quality by cleaning up the wildland firefighting industry. They dither around with the fires for as long as possible. It damages our health. It costs more than it should. It denies us use of our wildlands.

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/pollution-blamed-for-lung-cancer-in-people-who-have-never-smoked-r52fr7m89

Posted by Brother Jones on 08/12/2017 at 11:41 PM

Re: “Tour De Fat 2017: Bringing Bikes, Beers and Bands to a New Location

You lost me at $25.

1 like, 1 dislike
Posted by Victor Torigoe on 08/12/2017 at 1:18 PM

Re: “Cop vs. Cops: The Case of Brandon Eller vs. The Idaho State Police

Sounds like Nampa and Caldwell PD. Corrupt dirty pool.

Posted by Michellet on 08/11/2017 at 5:44 AM

Re: “Tour De Fat 2017: Bringing Bikes, Beers and Bands to a New Location

$25?? for what used to be a free event ?

3 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Tamara Hallock on 08/09/2017 at 9:06 PM

Re: “Homegrown Boise Neighborhood Protest Results in Homegrown Compromise

Yep, but she voted for Bieter and will vote for him again.

5 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Team Dave is STD on 08/09/2017 at 9:04 PM

Re: “Jillian Kates and David Anthony Smith

Love this! I am attending this performance tonight!

Posted by Lors on 08/09/2017 at 6:30 PM

Re: “Homegrown Boise Neighborhood Protest Results in Homegrown Compromise

Keep in mind if a developer or homeowner comply with existing permitting codes. they are entitled to build. If the City refuses the grant approval, it is liable for taking a property right.

2 likes, 5 dislikes
Posted by mike.reineck on 08/09/2017 at 2:04 PM

Re: “Homegrown Boise Neighborhood Protest Results in Homegrown Compromise

It's a tough balance. Higher density, but still single family, housing (a.k.a. infill) keeps traffic and long commute air pollution down for all, but has to be balanced with the character of the neighborhood. The city needs to create house size/lot size constraints as well as consider street/garage parking. Builders/developers will need to be flexible and creative to accommodate parking needs while minimizing disturbances to neighbors. Neighbors need to be flexible and understand that landowners have property rights to respect. It sounds like this was a case where all those aspects were met for a compromise solution. We need more middle ground solutions like this - there's no "me" in compromise.

5 likes, 5 dislikes
Posted by chiliheadboise on 08/09/2017 at 11:34 AM

Re: “Take the Generic Drug, Patients Are Told - Unless Insurers Say No

Down with for-profit insurance. Single payer now.

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Posted by GorillaMindthet on 08/08/2017 at 2:02 PM

Re: “Take the Generic Drug, Patients Are Told - Unless Insurers Say No

BullCrap at it's deepest point.

No way in hell generic cornflakes are as good as the real thing... why the hell do people think generic drugs are just as good as the real McCoy?

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Posted by BullCrap on 08/07/2017 at 2:16 PM

Re: “Cop vs. Cops: The Case of Brandon Eller vs. The Idaho State Police

Referring to Eller by his first name in the story isn't unusual. He's already been introduced by both names. No editor worth her/his salt wants to see certain names and words repeated during a story. Apparently some people need to gripe about something everyday. The story is very balanced. It's also under reported elsewhere in media. Give the Weekly some credit for going where others don't tread.

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Posted by Bill Colley on 08/07/2017 at 5:28 AM

Re: “Author Ali Noorani: There Goes The Neighborhood

Why are all these dark skinned foreign guys fascinated with 7 or above white chicks. They lease a Mercedes to get a date with a blonde. Seems kinda racist on their part.

6 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Old Smokey on 08/07/2017 at 12:31 AM

Re: “Cop vs. Cops: The Case of Brandon Eller vs. The Idaho State Police

I know the Mayor will never give your editor permission, but how about a story on this terrible air quality and why it does not show up when cities are ranked for air quality. (They exclude natural disasters from the air quality.) Did you know the number one killer in Africa is lung cancer from indoor cooking fires? Yep, so it's probably high time we stopped pretending the wild land fire smoke is not harmful.

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Posted by Old Smokey on 08/07/2017 at 12:26 AM

Re: “To Venezuela, Last Week's Sanctions from the Trump White House Are a Joke

Must be at least 6 or 7 people in Idaho know where this place is. Totally don't give a shit whatsoever as long as they don't start to show up in Miami on rafts. You also failed to notice the Clinton Bush Obama failures to deal with this bunch of machismo dickheads for the last 24 years. Their problems are directly related to socialism, corruption, and the low oil prices. Capitalism tolerates corruption socialism does not.

6 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Old Smokey on 08/07/2017 at 12:25 AM

Re: “Cop vs. Cops: The Case of Brandon Eller vs. The Idaho State Police

i agree w/susie ericson. i had to go back over the article to figure out who brandon was. great article, tho.

2 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by mjt11860 on 08/04/2017 at 4:33 PM

Re: “Cop vs. Cops: The Case of Brandon Eller vs. The Idaho State Police

This reminds me of the corruption & reprisals that i had to endure for over 14 yrs at a food processing plant in caldwell. I was harassed, suspended, laid off for standing up to management & pointing out unethical practices & violations (food as well as safety), & demoted after refusing to commit fraud. It is apparent that not much has changed at the new plant, after talking w/some who still work there. I wish I could have turned to the appropriate govt. agencies about those violations, but based on prior experience w/the DEQ, who seemed to have a chummy relationship w/some in management, I couldn't trust anyone. "I can't believe that the ISP is going to send a deputy to prison". In other words the attitude is, cops r above the law. If cops want civilians' attitudes toward them to change, then that attitude has to change. No one should b considered above the law, no matter what their rank is, even if they r a pillar of the community. The law should apply to everyone, equally & fairly.

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Posted by mjt11860 on 08/04/2017 at 4:29 PM

Re: “Blues on the Banks: Studebaker John

FRIDAY NIGHT KICKOFF PARTY live music will be 2 local blues bands, featuring Boise Blues Society Scholarship Winner, talented guitarist Thomas Wilson. Not an open jam format, better than that! Come on out Friday & Saturday both for great blues music!

Posted by Gordon Rosenberg on 08/04/2017 at 9:45 AM

Re: “Cop vs. Cops: The Case of Brandon Eller vs. The Idaho State Police

Corrupt ISP? You just now are figuring that out? They've been corrupt for years.

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Posted by Carl Notapplicable on 08/04/2017 at 6:58 AM


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