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Monday, March 27, 2006

Boy, 7, Meets a NIMBY World

NIMBY: I wasn't going to post anything more today but just had to put this one on, with a nod to Granny for her recent NIMBY post.

Boy, 7, Meets a NIMBY World

Steve Lopez
Points West

March 26 2006

The kid's got a healthy appetite. In the span of just a few hours on Wednesday, he devoured helpings of lasagna, chicken, pizza and barbecued pork. When he had wolfed down the shredded pork, he took a straw and drank the pool of grease it had been sitting in.

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  • At Monday, March 27, 2006 2:36:00 PM , Blogger Granny said...

    You just beat me to this one. At least we didn't duplicate. Great article and I situation I see here daily although on a smaller scale.

    I sent a quick email to the writer thanking him. I hope someone pays attention.

    Why do they think it's cheaper to build more jails than to help these desparate people.

    Silly, it's because the jails aren't in their back yard, of course.


  • At Monday, March 27, 2006 3:17:00 PM , Blogger Stephanie said...

    Steve Lopez is one of my favorite columnists. He is always relevant.


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