B. Wagner

B. Wagner

That I value ideas over the identities of those who express them. I don't care who you are or where you came from, nor should you care that about me.

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CH-UH School Facilities

I responded to John Clark: Garry experienced the standard FutureHeights response to the presentation of ideas which do not...

John Clark

Recently, Garry Kanter pointed out to me that an administrator had locked him out of this forum[0], perhaps because his advocacy on this issue had grown particularly astringent and aggravating to some of the participants.... Continue reading

CH-UH School Facilities

I responded to Garry Kanter: Then why did they lead with the term "offensive?"

Garry Kanter

I was at Wednesday night's meeting. I don't care how many times he says it, what venue he says it in, or how many colors he puts on a Powerpoint, an addition to a building is *not* offensive simply because it was built... Continue reading

CH-UH School Facilities

I responded to Garry Kanter: And the history of the Heights Observer Forums repeats itself as, again, dissent is to be squashed.

Garry Kanter

By the way, Committee, that was BS eliminating the 2nd Questions and Comments session - that was on the agenda - because that mini-survey took too long, Wednesday night. We The People were there to ask questions, not... Continue reading

It's the Sprawl, Stupid -- The Budget Buster No One's Talking About

I responded to Angie Schmitt: Gladly, Jason - see the ordinances below.  The ordinances in question were enforced in the late...

Angie Schmitt

I write this story for Streetsblog and cross-posted it at my blog Rust Wire. I think it is relevant to the conversation. I'd be interested to hear other people's thoughts.

CH-UH School Facilities

I responded to CH-UH School Facilities: Wow, it's a ghost town here.  The original Heights Observer forum had several conversations with...

It's the Sprawl, Stupid -- The Budget Buster No One's Talking About

I responded to Miesha Headen: What is being ignored is that these people are moving from areas with more government, to areas...

Miesha Headen

Angie, I would love to see data on what makes people move further and further away from the urban core. School systems are a frequent answer but there has to be more. For example, do people just not like living close... Continue reading

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