I find it very disturbing to listen to the Salvation Army when they beg for more money, saying how they are down $24,000 from last year. It seems they have forgotten the thousands of people here in the Quad Cities area who have always supported their needs.
First I would like to thank the River Cities' Reader for confirming what so many members of the minority community suspected for some time. Your article "Fashion Police on the Beat in QC Clubs," published in the January 3-9 edition (Issue 304), bears witness to the fact that the dress codes that are displayed in the windows and walls of these nightclubs eerily resemble signs posted 40 years ago: No Coloreds Allowed.
While I find it possible to argue with the great majority of ideas expressed in "Words from the Editor," there is a striking exception. "Words from the Editor" couldn't be more accurate when it advocates pay increases for the Davenport mayor and council.
Will President Clinton finish his presidency by starting the 21st Century redressing a 25-year-old American injustice? Leonard Peltier's request for presidential clemency is being watched from around the world. Many prominent people, including Mother Teresa, Princess Diana, the Dalai Lama, former U.
In 1988, John Carpenter released a motion picture titled They Live. In his sci-fi political satire, the government was hypnotizing the American public through the media. The message was to sleep and accept what you are told as the truth.
What are the three most pressing issues likely to face your government body during your term, and what specifically would you support to address them? Sunderbruch: Taxes - relief in property, pension, Social Security benefits.
What are the three most pressing issues likely to face your government body during your term, and what specifically would you support to address them? Ewoldt: Economic development is always important and the board needs to continue to work with all municipalities in the county to attract new and expanding businesses to enhance our tax base.
Rosemary Gordy: Candidate did not provide answers to survey questions. She did, however, send the following letter: Although I found your questionnaire interesting, you asked for specifics that are based on suppositions on issues that may or may not arise.
What are the three most pressing issues likely to face your government body during your term, and what specifically would you support to address them? Malvik: Oak Glen Nursing Home financial crisis - Whether or not the County can keep Oak Glen Home open in light of the inadequate funding for the home from its tax levy and state reimbursements is an immediate problem.
What are the three most pressing issues likely to face your government body during your term, and what specifically would you support to address them? Evans: I would use the budget surplus to ensure the future of Social Security and Medicare, as well as provide a prescription-drug benefit under Medicare.

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