Thomas Sowell – Giuliani Versus Obama

Thomas Sowell

The firestorm of denunciation of former New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani, for having said that he did not think Barack Obama loved America, is in one sense out of all proportion to that remark — especially at a time when there are much bigger issues, including wars raging, terrorist atrocities and a nuclear Iran on the horizon.

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Portion of Cappeln Osage Road closed

The St. Charles County Highway Department was scheduled to temporary close of a portion of Cappeln Osage Road, immediately south of Femme Osage Creek Road and 0.7 miles from Hwy. T, beginning Tuesday, Feb. 24, weather permitting.

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On the calendar

lant sales, lectures, exhibitions The Great Perennial Divide: From now until the end of April, non-profit Gateway Greening is giving area residents the chance to clean out their backyard gardens for a good cause during its annual Great Perennial Divide. The unique event will give backyard gardeners the chance to donate their unwanted ornamental plants at a variety of collection sites in the area, including one in Chesterfield. Those items, in turn, will be provided at no cost to area community gardeners to help them fill in and beautify their gardens. Individual donors should call to arrange a drop-off time. A ...

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Don’t pitch that pot!

The Missouri Botanical Garden encourages gardeners to help reduce the amount of horticultural waste in landfills by recycling plastic garden pots, polystyrene cell packs and trays. Those items can be dropped off from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April through October at the garden and at other locations throughout St. Louis City and County (visit mobot.org to learn more). In partnerships with Total Organics Recycling, the Garden operates the most extensive public garden recycling program in the nation. To date, the Garden’s Plastic Pot Recycling program has saved over 1 million pounds of plastic garden pots, cell packs and trays from landfills. ...

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