Monthly Archives: August 2006

Episode 18 From Hubbard, Wisconsin- “The Freshmen ”

Classes start on Monday at Hubbard State University. Hubbard, which has been a quiet, peaceful town during the summer, is now teaming with activity as 7,000 students return for the fall semester. The football team has been back for two … Continue reading

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Episode 17 From Hubbard, Wisconsin- “Dave’s Camping Trip ”

Dave, Hubbard’s resident renaissance man (See Episode 5), usually stays pretty much to himself, except for Tuesday evenings when folks gather in his garage to discuss politics, business, religion, or UFO’s. Last weekend was an exception and a surprise. On … Continue reading

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Shame on you, Alderman!

On July 26, 2006 the City Council of Chicago approved by a vote of 35 – 14 an ordinance requiring higher wages for workers in “big-box” stores.  The ordinance would require stores of at least 90,000 square feet operated by … Continue reading

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How to Stop World War III

The Middle East is in turmoil once again as Israel bombs Lebanon to eliminate the threat of Hisbulla on its border.  This is a classic “catch 22.”  On the one hand, Israel cannot tolerate Hisbulla’s rockets threatening its territory.  On … Continue reading

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