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  • Obama's apology to Davis family would likely fall on deaf ears
    Sacramento deputies murdered by illegal alien
    Hardworking police officers being murdered by thugs infuriates anyone who is a true American, but when they are murdered by an illegal alien who should have never been here to begin with it sparks outrage that is hard to control. Marcelo Marquez,...
  • English ragwort
    Choosing borders for herb gardens
    Besides defining a space, borders in gardens help wrangle wayward herbs, such as fennel, German chamomile, mint, chives, ragwort, artemisia and horseradish. Whether your border is made from brick, stone, plants or clay pots, be sure your border&...
  • Deportations on ICE as Obama seeks amnesty for illegals
    Deportations on ICE as Obama seeks amnesty for illegals
    Amid Democrats’ call for comprehensive immigration reform this year, skeptics say lawmakers should find out how billions in tax dollars are falling through the sieve of enforcement programs.Contrary toPresident Obama’s claims of record...
  • Border patrol seizes sticky marijuana
    Border patrol seizes sticky marijuana
    Today, U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector at the Falfurrias Checkpoint on U.S. Highway 281 North stopped a driver of a tractor-trailer for immigration inspection. During the inspection a Border Patrol K-9 alerted the...
  • s744
    S. 744: open letter to Senators Begich and Murkowski
    Open letter to Alaska Senators Lisa Murkowski and Mark BegichSubject: S. 744 Amnesty for illegalsSenator Murkowski and Senator Begich:Illegal: not according to or authorized by law; not sanctioned by official rules; unlawful, illicit.Senator...
  • immigrants
    Still exploiting after all these years
    Throughout history civilizations have always sought out new frontiers. It starts with the quest for knowledge and exploring the unknown. It invariably ends up with the existing culture and civilization being exploited. From land patents, slavery,...
  • Borders
    Death of a Bookstore
    I meant to post this ages ago, when it originally happened, but with a lot of things on my plate, I only finally got around to posting about this. The end of Borders was a sad day for me. You may ask why, since it’s just another one of those...
  • Graphic Fabric
    Add a decorator border to curtains: San Francisco
    Do you have ready-made drapes that are looking a bit dull and cheap? Many people purchase temporary curtains and drapes because their windows overlook their neighbors or bring in too much sunlight. This is a common problem in San Francisco where...
  • William Lynch, President of Barnes & Noble
    Barnes & Noble to sell off Nook and get out of the publishing business?
    Barnes & Noble announced today that they are looking to sell off their Nook division. After announcing that their year end numbers are much lower than expected, Barnes & Noble is looking at ways to adjust and make their investors happy...
  • Barnes & Noble purchases Borders' customer list
    Barnes & Noble purchases Borders' customer list
    First of all let me say Barnes & Noble uniquely appreciates the importance bookstores play within local communities, and we're very sorry your Borders store closed.With these words, Barnes & Noble CEO William Lynch reached out to...
  • The Westlake Borders store is empty; photo was taken by looking through the window from outside
    Borders stores are empty now as people use technology to read and buy books
    It's over -- Borders is closed; the accompanying photo shows the empty Westlake Borders store, an example of a business eclipsed by online order and e-reader technology.Borders has been a way of life for a generation of readers -- a place to...
  • Mahmoud Abbas
    Palestinian statehood: a matter of war or peace?
    Frustrated by years of fruitless negotiations, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will be making an appeal for state recognition this week as the UN's annual meeting of the General Assembly. In the last few months, Palestinians have gathered...
  • RIP Borders
    RIP Borders
    Today is a sad day for Longmont.Borders #441at 1101 SouthHover Street is officially dead.Although tomorrow may be the actual date listed on its death certificate, this was the day it was taken off life support.I walked in to take one final look,...
  • 'The Hammer and the Anvil' by E.Y. McKinley
    Going out of business sale continues at Spokane Borders
    The going out of business sale at Spokane's Borders location continues for about another week.In these tough economic times, it is sad to see anyone lose jobs. And it is depressing to see a store that sometimes held special events to support...
  • Cicada
    The last cycle of cicadas and big box bookstores
    With the end of summer comes the end of the cicadas. After two loud-ass months above ground, their 13-year life span is coming to an end. In last Sunday's NYT Sunday Review section, author Ann Patchett compares the life cycle of the 13-year...