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Posted on April 16 at 6:15 a.m.

*awful LOT

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Posted on April 16 at 6:05 a.m.

Good god, this has become even weirder.

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Posted on April 16 at 5:57 a.m.

Yeah, agree with comment above. Sometimes threads do need to be closed.

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Posted on April 16 at 5:54 a.m.

While I wish the local businesses well, this project looks an awful like Chapala Two (for those who recall that recent debacle) to me, albeit with warm bodies on the premises at least to start.
I guess if I'm wrong I can always eat my words with a side of something trendy from the Market.

On Santa Barbara Public Market Opens

Posted on April 11 at 6:36 a.m.

Your other comment _is_ on a different, but related, thread. The Indy is pretty light on the deletion/censorship front (unlike some other sites), something I much appreciate.

On The Untold Story of the Marijuana Trade

Posted on April 4 at 5:54 a.m.

"Yakuzi?" Is that where Japanese mobsters go hot-tubbing??

On The Untold Story of the Marijuana Trade

Posted on April 3 at 2:08 p.m.

it's this kind of stuff that leads to the (often well-deserved) scorn that some feel towards Academia.

On "Trigger Warnings" for UCSB Classes

Posted on April 2 at 6:28 p.m.

If he's a medical doctor, it's fairly common to use the title in correspondence and such things.
People who hold an academic PhD and insist on being called (or calling themselves) "Doctor" is a different case and usually speaks to some major insecurity.

On Wolf and the Beach

Posted on March 28 at 1:37 p.m.

Both of the Voltaire quotes are spurious actually, but one appreciates the spirit of their intent. This is fine letter by the author. I certainly endorse his well-reasoned points.

On A Voltaire Moment for Liberals

Posted on March 21 at 7:18 p.m.

Those of us of a certain age grew up reading/hearing/saying "the" Ukraine.
Dropping the definite article (in English) is a fairly recent development.
It's moot in Ukrainian or Russian as neither language uses articles before nouns. Think of that stereotypical "Russian" accent `a la Boris Badinov.

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