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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 17, 2019 at 8:22 am

    The democrats don’t represent the working class, that’s a joke. Anyone wanting to tax you into oblivion doesn’t have your best interests at heart.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 17, 2019 at 9:46 am

      They want you to pay your fair share, and you are definitely not working class.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 17, 2019 at 8:22 am

    What the Left doesn’t seem to understand is that the ‘working’ people are (or should be) deathly afraid of the Democratic party’s ideologies that are more than happy to give away their hard earned money.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 19, 2019 at 3:42 pm

      Greedy rich Republicans are the ones stealing our money, and we’re not getting fooled again.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 17, 2019 at 8:21 am

    That speaks volumes about the current position of the Democratic Party. I was raised a Democrat in a Democratic household. I believe this country needs at least two viable parties to help keep our system honest, however now you couldn’t pay me to vote for anyone in their party. The Democratic Party has lost their way, mind, and soul. I’m voting for President Trump again in 2020!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 17, 2019 at 3:29 pm

      Ditto.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        June 17, 2019 at 4:40 pm

        The republicans paid you already with the so-called tax cuts. Wait until the bill hits you for the deficit they are running up.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          June 17, 2019 at 7:13 pm

          And are you going to pay for the debt Obama built up? Of course not. Democrats don’t pay taxes e.g William Jefferson Clinton, et al.

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            Anonymous

            June 17, 2019 at 11:06 pm

            Donald Trump doesn’t pay taxes. He admits that. His kids and his son-in-law don’t pay taxes.

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            Anonymous

            June 19, 2019 at 9:15 am

            There was a budget surplus when Clinton left office, and Obama saved the country after Repubs crashed the economy for about the fourth time.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 17, 2019 at 8:21 am

    The douche bags of the democratic party, Looking to a former BAR TENDER (AOC) for an endorsement for president…That’s rich…. A “kingmaker” – now isn’t that EXACTLY what the Demoncraps were saying Trump would declare himself immediately after he was elected? King? Dictator? Demagogue? God save the USA from the mainstream media and the fear-mongers who are fabricating misery for the masses and elevating squeaky wheels to pundit-hood!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 17, 2019 at 9:49 am

      She worked her way through college as a bartender, which paid well and let her work nights while going to school during the day. She earned multiple advanced degrees while doing so, and proved she has a solid work ethic. She’s not ready to be president yet, but has a pretty good foundation established.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 17, 2019 at 8:20 am

    IF YOU CAN’T HONOR THE FLAG OF THE USA THEN YOU DO NOT DESERVE TO REPRESENT THE USA IN ANY WAY

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 17, 2019 at 8:19 am

    You have an elected congress that’s supposed to look out for the interest of the American people, yet only look out for their own interests and you have a self made man who could care less about making money for himself and looks out for the interest of the country’s citizens, despite all the road blocks put in front of him….it’s a sad society we live in…

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 17, 2019 at 8:19 am

    Do not vote for any Democrat for any office no matter how insignificant nationwide!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 17, 2019 at 8:18 am

    Congress is 100% useless and actually should get a pay cut! Trump is doing, and trying to do more for America with no salary, while democrats obstruct our success as a country. Sad!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 16, 2019 at 8:47 am

    I’m voting for Trump because I wouldn’t vote for a democrat ever after all the crap they have created and they are not doing the job they are paid to do for our country because all they want to do is impeach the President.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 16, 2019 at 2:55 pm

      Mitch McConnell has refused to bring bills to the Senate floor for consideration including ones that have bi-partisan support. His refusal to do so is in accordance with White House wishes. He has repeatedly dismissed bills meant to strengthen security for our elections. If you want something done, get rid of McConnell.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 16, 2019 at 8:46 am

    There is no one qualified enough to run against Trump and win. Trump has done more for this country than any other President in decades…

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 16, 2019 at 8:46 am

    The media buries anything that doesn’t fit their narrative. We need an unbiased news agency – just the facts with no skewing things to support anyone’s viewpoint

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 16, 2019 at 8:45 am

    The way I see it the Demoncraps need to be charged for the damages of drugs in our country. 500 BILLION in drugs travels into the US through our southern border, the same border the demoncraps are fighting to keep a wall from being built. Every and I mean every tool needs to be used to stop the drug flow into the US. How is it wrong to prevent illegals from entering but they don’t say peep about securing the border to stop drugs killing Americans? It’s called the need for illegal votes and the hopes and dreams of endless power over American citizens.
    The media buries anything that doesn’t fit their narrative. We need an unbiased news agency – just the facts with no skewing things to support anyone’s viewpoint

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 17, 2019 at 9:52 am

      Republicrook-owned big pharma is responsible for that, several CEOs and execs pleading guilty just in the last few weeks. It would be nice if they paid their fair share of anything.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 17, 2019 at 4:38 pm

      Illegal immigrants aren’t carrying in $500 billion or $5 million worth of drugs into this country. is your name Steve King?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 16, 2019 at 8:44 am

    Police and fire need to just stop helping people or just carry narcan for themselves in case they come into contact with fentanyl but other than that, if you OD, you’re on your own. Should’ve made better decisions. It’s not like drugs are a secret and no one knows how they work or the end result.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 16, 2019 at 8:44 am

    It won’t be long and Iran will experience a wake up call where they are least expecting it. It will be executed with our Allies and it will it hurt Iran where it counts. Just wait!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 16, 2019 at 8:43 am

    Really??? America has huge problems that are extremely important: health care, open borders, illegal immigrants, sanctuary cities! Yet Biden wants to focus on LGBTQ rights?? Don’t be fooled!! He just wants to buy votes!!!
    I would like to see just one democrat running on a pro-American platform instead of pandering to minority groups and bribing support out of them.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 15, 2019 at 5:55 pm

    I drove around Clear Lake the other day. When did Camp Gaywood become Camp Tanglefoot? Another example of democrat PC BS?

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 15, 2019 at 10:43 pm

      No, Camp Gaywood became Tanglefoot in 1995. Quit trying to start fights.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        June 16, 2019 at 9:33 am

        Well then WHY the name change? It was Camp Gaywood from 1946? till 1995 according to you. What was the REASON for the change?

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          June 16, 2019 at 11:17 am

          They were afraid you were offended and they didn’t want to be bombed.

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            Anonymous

            June 16, 2019 at 11:21 am

            Or they were afraid that you snowflakes who hate the LGBT community would be offended and wouldn’t send your daughters to a ‘gay’ camp.

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            Anonymous

            June 16, 2019 at 3:54 pm

            Or, they didn’t want any queer folk camping there. Did you ever see Deliverance?

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            Anonymous

            June 17, 2019 at 4:35 pm

            I did see Deliverance. Which one of the hillbillies were you?

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 16, 2019 at 7:35 am

      You obviously don’t get out much.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 15, 2019 at 9:38 am

    It looks like the rumors of Terry Branstad’s early-stage dementia are true. He was sobbing pitifully on the stand at this trial, and clearly needs to step down. The attendees were stunned at the breakdown, but you didn’t see this on an local media, did you? https://www.kcci.com/article/ambassador-terry-branstad-to-testify-in-discrimination-lawsuit/28035973

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 15, 2019 at 5:52 pm

      What rumors? The one you’re trying to start? “…clearly needs to step down.” You LIBS are very deceitful.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        June 17, 2019 at 7:04 pm

        You CONservatives couldn’t tell the truth if your lives depended on it. Branstad’s Parkinsonism and growing dementia issues have been open secrets for several years now.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 15, 2019 at 8:21 am

    Demonrats are going to have to be bought out by Hillary again, I wonder if there is any money left in the Haitian fund.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 15, 2019 at 8:20 am

    Houston Public Library admits registered child sex offender read to kids in Drag Queen Storytime
    A media spokesperson for the library confirmed one of those drag queens, Tatiana Mala Nina, is Alberto Garza, a 32-year-old child sex offender.
    Author: Lauren Talarico
    Published: 6:21 PM CDT March 15, 2019
    Updated: 6:31 AM CDT March 19, 2019
    HOUSTON — A registered child sex offender has been reading to children at Houston Public Library as part of its Drag Queen Storytime.
    A group called Mass Resistance, which has been trying to put an end to the program, contacted KHOU about the child sex offender.
    Mass Resistance claims it had been asking the City of Houston for months to disclose information about the drag queens, and when requests went unanswered, they did their own digging and made the shocking link.
    A media spokesperson for the library confirmed one of the program’s drag queens, Tatiana Mala Nina, is Alberto Garza, a 32-year-old child sex offender. In 2008, he was convicted of assaulting an 8-year-old boy.
    “Most parents would not allow that individual to sit in this library and be held up as a role model to our children. Shame on you, Mayor (Sylvester) Turner!” said Tracy Shannon with Mass Resistance.
    In a statement, the Houston Public Library admits they didn’t do a background check on Garza and said Garza will not be involved in any future library programs.
    “In our review of our process and of this participant, we discovered that we failed to complete a background check as required by our own guidelines,” the library said in a statement. “We deeply regret this oversight and the concern this may cause our customers. We realize this is a serious matter.”

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 15, 2019 at 8:19 am

    By the end of April, the Democratic National Committee had reportedly collected contributions of $24.4 million, but spent $28.4 million. They’re great at spending money aren’t they? So, let’s elect them and raise taxes!
    That’s what Democrats always do. Spend money they haven’t made yet. Their hand , your pocket.
    I’m just dumbfounded that there’s that many idiots out there giving their money away to these PROVEN Democrat traitors and hypocritical liars.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 15, 2019 at 8:18 am

    The real heart of the Clintons can be seen here. Staggering but not surprising. The below figures are from an official copy of the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation tax return for 2014, found on the National Center for Charitable Statistics web site. You can obtain the latest tax return on any charitable organization there.
    The Clinton Foundation:

    Number of Employees (line 5) 486
    Total revenue (line 12) $177,804,612.00
    Total grants to charity (line 13) $5,160,385.00 (this is less than 3%)
    Total expenses: $91,281,145.00
    Expenses include:

    Salaries (line 15) $34,838,106.00
    
Fund raising fees (line 16a) $850,803.00
    Other expenses (line 17) $50,431,851.00
    
Travel $8,000,000.00
    
Meetings $12,000,000.00
    Net assets/fund balances (line 22) $332,471,349.00
    So it required 486 people, who were paid $34.8 million, plus $91.3 million in fees and expenses, to give away $5.1 MILLION! And they called this a CHARITY?
    This is one of the greatest white-collar crimes ever committed. And just think, one of the participants was a former President of the US and one wanted to be elected President of the United States. If justice was truly served, they would both be in prison.

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    June 14, 2019 at 11:08 am

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    NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MASON CITY IN THE STATE OF IOWA, ON THE MATTER OF THE PROPOSAL TO ENTER INTO A PURCHASE, SALE, AND DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT WITH GATEHOUSE MASON CITY, L.L.C., AND THE HEARING THEREON

    PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the Council of the City of Mason City in the State of Iowa, will hold a public hearing on July 23, 2019, at 7:00 P.M. in the Mason City Room of the Mason City Public Library, 225 2nd Street SE, Mason City, Iowa, at which meeting the Council proposes to take action on the proposal to enter into a Purchase, Sale, and Development Agreement (the “Agreement”) with Gatehouse Mason City, L.L.C. (“Gatehouse”).

    The Agreement would obligate Gatehouse to construct certain Minimum Improvements including the Convention Center Improvements on the Music Man Square Property and a 95 guest room hotel and convention center on the Hotel Property (as those terms are defined in the Agreement), together with all related site improvements within the Mason City Downtown Reinvestment Urban Renewal Area on certain real property defined and legally described in the Agreement, under the terms and following satisfaction of the conditions set forth in the Agreement. One of the obligations of Gatehouse relates to employment retention and/or creation.

    The Agreement would further obligate the City to: (i) sell the Hotel Property to Gatehouse; (ii) complete the Skywalk Improvements on the Skywalk Property (as those terms are defined in the Agreement); (iii) provide a Grant to Gatehouse in an amount not to exceed $8,700,000, under the terms and following satisfaction of the conditions set forth in the Agreement; and (iv) provide 80 consecutive quarterly Local Hotel Tax Rebates to Gatehouse equal in amount to 50% of the Local Hotel Tax generated by operations on the Hotel Property, under the terms and following satisfaction of the conditions set forth in the Agreement.

    A copy of the Agreement is on file for public inspection during regular business hours in the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, City of Mason City, Iowa.

    At the above meeting the Council shall receive oral or written objections from any resident or property owner of said City, to the proposal to enter into the Agreement with Gatehouse. After all objections have been received and considered, the Council will at this meeting or at any adjournment thereof, take additional action on the proposal or will abandon the proposal to authorize said Agreement.

    This notice is given by order of the City Council of the City of Mason City in the State of Iowa, as provided by Section 364.6 of the City Code of Iowa.

    Dated this 18th day of June, 2019.

    /s/Aaron Burnett
    City Clerk, City of Mason City in the State of Iowa

    (End of Notice)

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    June 14, 2019 at 10:58 am

    RESOLUTION NO. 19 – 148

    RESOLUTION (1) APPROVING THE MINIMUM DEVELOPMENT REQUIREMENTS, COMPETITIVE CRITERIA, AND PROCEDURES FOR DISPOSITION OF CERTAIN PROPERTY LOCATED WITHIN THE URBAN RENEWAL AREA; (2) DETERMINING THAT THE PROPOSAL SUBMITTED BY GATEHOUSE MASON CITY, L.L.C. SATISFIES THE OFFERING REQUIREMENTS AND DECLARING THE INTENT OF THE CITY TO ENTER INTO A PURCHASE, SALE, AND DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF MASON CITY, IOWA AND GATEHOUSE MASON CITY, L.L.C. IN THE EVENT THAT NO COMPETING PROPOSALS ARE SUBMITTED; AND (3) SOLICITING COMPETING PROPOSALS.

    WHEREAS, by Resolution No. 15-238, adopted October 20, 2015, this Council found and determined that certain areas located within the City are eligible and should be designated as an urban renewal area under Iowa law, and approved and adopted the Mason City Downtown Reinvestment Urban Renewal Plan (the “Plan” or “Urban Renewal Plan”) for the Downtown Reinvestment Urban Renewal Area (the “Area” or “Urban Renewal Area”) described therein, which Plan is on file in the office of the Recorder of Cerro Gordo County; and

    WHEREAS, the Plan has been amended by Amendment No. 1 as approved by Resolution No. 17-88 on May 11, 2017, by Amendment No. 2 as approved by Resolution No. 19-98 on April 16, 2019, and as proposed to be amended by Amendment No. 3 on July 2, 2019; and

    WHEREAS, Gatehouse Mason City, L.L.C. (“Gatehouse”), wishes to purchase from the City certain property located within the Urban Renewal Area (the “Hotel Property”), as defined in a proposed Purchase, Sale, and Development Agreement between the City and Gatehouse (the “Agreement”); and

    WHEREAS, the City intends to sell the Hotel Property to Gatehouse in exchange for $1.00 and other consideration under the Agreement, pursuant to the terms of the Agreement; and

    WHEREAS, pursuant to the Agreement, Gatehouse would be obligated to, among other things, construct and operate certain Minimum Improvements including the construction of Convention Center Improvements on the Music Man Square Property (as those terms are defined in the Agreement) and a 95 guest room hotel and convention center on the Hotel Property, and in exchange the City would (i) sell the Hotel Property to Gatehouse; (ii) complete the Skywalk Improvements on the Skywalk Property (as those terms are defined in the Agreement); (iii) provide a Grant to Gatehouse in an amount not to exceed $8,700,000, under the terms and following satisfaction of the conditions set forth in the Agreement; and (iv) provide 80 consecutive quarterly Local Hotel Tax Rebates to Gatehouse equal in amount to 50% of the Local Hotel Tax generated by operations on the Hotel Property, under the terms and following satisfaction of the conditions set forth in the Agreement; and

    WHEREAS, in order to comply with Iowa Code Section 403.8, the City is establishing reasonably competitive bidding procedures for the disposition of the Hotel Property and all developers interested in submitting a proposal to compete for the sale and redevelopment of the Hotel Property must submit a proposal meeting the requirements set forth herein; and

    WHEREAS, to both recognize the firm proposal (in the form of the Agreement) from Gatehouse for the disposition and redevelopment of the Hotel Property already received by the City, and to give full and fair opportunity for other developers interested in submitting a proposal for the sale and redevelopment of the Hotel Property, this Council should by this Resolution:

    1. Set the fair market value of the Hotel Property for uses in accordance with the Plan.

    2. Approve the minimum requirements for the sale of and redevelopment of the Hotel Property.

    3. Approve Gatehouse’s general terms as to form of the Agreement, subject to modifications and revisions as determined appropriate by the Council.

    4. Set a date for receipt of competing proposals and the opening thereof; and provide for review of such proposals with recommendations to this Council in accordance with established procedures.

    5. Declare that the Agreement submitted by Gatehouse satisfies the requirements of the offering, and that in the event no other qualified proposal is timely submitted that the City intends to accept Gatehouse’s proposal and enter into the Agreement.

    6. Declare that any competing proposals must include the redevelopment of the Hotel Property with construction similar to or exceeding the standard proposed in the Agreement.

    7. Approve and direct publication of a notice to advise any would-be competitors of the opportunity to compete for the sale of the Hotel Property on the terms and conditions set forth herein.

    8. Declare that in the event another qualified proposal is timely submitted, another and future notice will be published of the intent of the City to enter into the resulting contract, as required by law.

    WHEREAS, this Council believes it is in the best interest of the City and the Plan to act as expeditiously as possible to offer the Hotel Property for redevelopment as set out herein.

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MASON CITY, IOWA:

    The Hotel Property offered for sale and redevelopment in accordance with the terms and conditions contained in this Resolution and the Plan is legally described as follows:

    THE EAST-WEST ALLEY LYING NORTH OF AND ADJACENT TO LOT FOUR (4), AND THE SOUTH ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY-FOUR FEET (184’) OF LOT THREE (3) AND ALL OF LOTS FOUR (4), FIVE (5), AND SIX (6) OF AUDITOR’S PLAT OF LOTS TEN (10) AND ELEVEN (11) IN AUDITOR’S PLAT OF THE SOUTH ONE-HALF (1/2) OF THE SOUTHWEST ONE-QUARTER (1/4) OF THE NORTHWEST ONE-QUARTER (1/4) AND THE NORTH ONE-HALF (1/2) OF THE NORTHWEST ONE QUARTER (1/4) OF THE SOUTHWEST ONE QUARTER (1/4) IN SECTION 10-96-20, EXCEPTING THEREFROM ALL PORTIONS OF SAID EAST-WEST ALLEY AND SAID LOTS LYING EASTERLY OR SOUTHEASTERLY OF THE WESTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF US HIGHWAY 65; AND

    LOTS ONE (1) THROUGH FOURTEEN (14) IN STANBERRY ADDITION TO MASON CITY, IOWA, AND THAT PORTION OF THE NORTH-SOUTH ALLEY LYING EAST OF AND ADJACENT TO SAID LOTS, EXCEPTING THEREFORM THOSE PORTIONS OF SAID NORTH-SOUTH ALLEY AND OF LOTS THIRTEEN (13) AND FOURTEEN (14) LYING SOUTHEASTERLY OF THE WESTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF US HIGHWAY 65; AND

    THE SOUTH THIRTY-FIVE (35) FEET OF THE AUDITORS PLAT OF LOTS ONE (1) THROUGH FOURTEEN (14) OF THE SOUTH ONE HALF (1/2) OF THE SOUTHWEST ONE QUARTER (1/4) OF THE NORTHWEST ONE-QUARTER (1/4) AND THE NORTH ONE-HALF (1/2) OF THE NORTHWEST ONE QUARTER (1/4) OF THE SOUTHWEST ONE-QUARTER (1/4) IN SECTION 10-96-20, MASON CITY, IOWA.

    2. It is hereby determined that in order to qualify for consideration for selection, each developer must submit a proposal which contains terms no less favorable to the City than those set forth in the Agreement submitted by Gatehouse and which must include and provide for the developer’s purchase of the Hotel Property at not less than the fair value for use in accordance with the Plan.

    3. It is hereby determined, based on investigation by the City, that the proposed sale price of the Hotel Property of $1.00, as provided in the Agreement, is equal to or greater than fair value when considering all of the obligations set forth in the Agreement, and is hereby approved. The proposed sale price and the terms of payment as described in the Agreement are hereby approved.

    4. It is hereby determined that the Agreement submitted by Gatehouse satisfies the requirements of this offering and is approved as to form, subject to modifications as determined appropriate by the City Council, and in the event that no other qualified proposals are timely submitted, the City intends to enter into the Agreement and sell the Hotel Property to Gatehouse on the terms proposed.

    5. It is hereby determined that Gatehouse possesses the qualifications, financial resources and legal ability necessary to purchase and redevelop the Hotel Property in the manner proposed by this offering and in accordance with the Plan.

    6. This action of the Council shall be considered to be and does hereby constitute notice to all concerned of the intention of this Council, in the event that no other qualified proposals are timely submitted, to accept the Agreement with Gatehouse for the sale and redevelopment of the Hotel Property, which Agreement is on file for public inspection at the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 10 First Street NW, Mason City, Iowa 50401.

    7. The City Clerk is authorized and directed to secure immediate publication of this Resolution in the Globe Gazette, a newspaper having general circulation in the community, by publication of the text of this Resolution.

    8. Written proposals for the purchase of the Hotel Property must be received by the City Clerk at or before 12:00 P.M. (Noon) on July 19, 2019. Said proposals must be received in the City Clerk’s Office, located at City Hall, 10 First Street NW, Mason City, Iowa 50401. Each proposal will then be publicly opened by the Clerk or the Clerk’s designee at the hour of 1:00 P.M. in the City Clerk’s Office, City Hall, 10 First Street NW, Mason City, Iowa 50401, on that same date. The City Clerk, or the Clerk’s designee, is hereby authorized and directed to make a preliminary analysis of each such proposal for compliance with the minimum requirements established by this Council hereinabove and to advise the Council with respect thereto. Said proposals will then be presented to the City Council at 7:00 P.M. on July 23, 2019, at a public hearing to be held in the Council Chambers, City Hall, 10 First Street NW, Mason City, Iowa. The Council shall judge the strength of the proposals meeting the foregoing minimum requirements by the criteria set forth above and shall make the final evaluation and selection of a proposal.

    9. The method for transfer of the Hotel Property as set forth herein is in substantial conformance with the provisions of Section 403.8(1) and (2), Code of Iowa, requiring “fair value” and “reasonable competitive bidding procedures.”

    10. In the event another qualified proposal is timely submitted, another and further notice shall be published of the intent of the City of Mason City, Iowa to enter into the resulting contract, as required by law.

    PASSED AND APPROVED this 18th day of June, 2019.

    /s/Bill Schickel
    Mayor

    ATTEST:

    /s/Aaron Burnett
    City Administrator/Clerk

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 14, 2019 at 8:36 am

    “A charity run by the wife of House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings has not responded to media requests to view its public tax records.”

    If this was a church they would have had armed agents with microscopes shoved where the sun doesn’t shine looking for every last penny. Oh, not Elijah Cummings, though. He gets to bluster and accuse everyone else of wrongdoing.

    How many times has Cummings demanded Trump’s tax returns this week? Based on zero allegations of actual crimes. These are actual allegations. A 501c(3)’s taxes are public information. Cummings is obstructing Justice.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 14, 2019 at 8:34 am

    “We can’t help but be uneasy about the interest Alliant Energy is showing in the city’s tentative steps toward using solar power to help shave some costs at city-owned facilities. Alliant’s history of rate increases and fundamental opposition to solar power gives us little reason to believe the interest is benign.”

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 14, 2019 at 7:16 am

    In the midst of this, Iran is also threatening to withdraw from the 2015 nuclear accord and resume enriching uranium closer to weapons-grade level on July 7 if European allies fail to offer new terms for the nuclear deal.
    Ok, here are the terms:
    Stop what you are doing immediately, deescalate your aggressive acts, stop funding terrorism, restore rights and freedom to your citizens immediately, start democratic elections. If this does not begin within 48 hours the combined forces of the world will destroy your army and navy and eradicate your entire government and leadership structure and turn your nation into an uninhabitable wasteland if necessary.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 14, 2019 at 7:15 am

    Because her Omar’s 1st husband is her brother whom she married so he could be in America legally. Look deeper and you will find Hamas and jihadists. That where her true loyalty is

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 14, 2019 at 9:57 am

      You think her male relatives gave her any choice? Why do you think she wanted to be elected? So she could help put a stop to Sharia law here, and that includes the American Christian equivalent. She’s an abuse survivor.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 14, 2019 at 7:14 am

    Everyone is compassionate towards immigrants. Our issue is with illegal immigrants.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 15, 2019 at 5:11 pm

      Ilhan Omar is a legal immigrant. Where is your compassion for her? And the other Somalians who have immigrated here legally?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 14, 2019 at 7:14 am

    Did anyone but me notice that Pelosi cannot put a sentence together. And this person is 3rd in line to be President if something happens to the President and Vice President . Isn’t there some kind of qualification that at least a person be able to talk. Just saying, concerned citizen.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 15, 2019 at 10:46 pm

      If there were qualifications for knowing how to speak, Trump would not be President. He can’t put a sentence together. Listen to one of his rally speeches. The guy has a 3rd grade education.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        June 16, 2019 at 3:59 pm

        I’m sure that Trump doesn’t care what you think, he’s rich, and your not. Besides, you have an 8th grade education and the mentality of a ten year old.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          June 16, 2019 at 5:03 pm

          I would put my education up against yours any day, buddy.

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            Anonymous

            June 17, 2019 at 4:01 pm

            Ha ha ha ha, Ha ha ha ha, hey, you don’t have any friends, and I’m not your buddy! I didn’t see your name on the list of those graduating from Alternative school this year. Can you pronounce, Looooooooser.

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            Anonymous

            June 17, 2019 at 4:34 pm

            Those graduating from the Alternative School worked to get their high school diploma. Putting them down shows more about you than anything you say. Perhaps if you would learn to construct a sentence and some coherent thought behind what you say, you might generate some credibility in your drivel.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 14, 2019 at 7:13 am

    Nancy it’s not President Trump doing anything wrong, it’s you and the other demoncrats that are ignoring what, We The People, want.
    1. Start doing your actual jobs for the citizens that are Americans.
    2. Stop giving all of our hard earned tax money to illegal immigrants.
    3. If anyone deserves a raise, it’s our veterans and elderly.
    4. Please remember, The United States Constitution was put there for a reason, against a tyrannical government.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 14, 2019 at 7:13 am

    Let’s give that increase to those on social security, not to wealthy, do nothing, politicians who feed at the public trough, and give nothing back to the public that they are supposed to SERVE! We MUST clean house, in Washington DC! Term limits are needed, NOW, and there should be zero lifetime benefits for politicians.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 14, 2019 at 9:58 am

      Starting with the criminal Drumpf family, the most corrupt bunch ever to hit town.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 14, 2019 at 7:12 am

    Where’s the cola increase for social security?? We deserve it much more than any of you do!!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 15, 2019 at 9:18 am

      Who are you talking to?

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 17, 2019 at 4:13 pm

      actually, you people are living longer and longer. much longer than the social security system was designed for. you are soaking up money beyond the intended time frame and robbing those of us working to put money into the system for our future, whatever bleakness that may be. so….

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 14, 2019 at 7:12 am

    They are not supposed to get paid. Congress gave themselves pay, not the constitution. Take the pay away and let it be an honor to serve your country again.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 14, 2019 at 7:11 am

    Get out of Congress and go get a real job, work a full year, pay for your own haircuts, medical, legal, and all your other freebies. Also your office allowance and assistants salaries…

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 14, 2019 at 7:11 am

    What gets me is that as the glaciers recede, scientist find fossils of plant and animal life and even fossils of prehistoric man. So this is evidence to me that the areas where the glaciers are was at one time much, much warmer.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 14, 2019 at 7:10 am

    Weather cycles all the time. It is different day to day, month to month, year to year, century to century. It is more powerful than man who tries to control it. It is us that need to learn to live with the changes.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 14, 2019 at 8:32 am

      Mankind pumps billions of tons of CO2 into the atmosphere each year. CO2 is a greenhouse gas. Do you really think mankind hasn’t altered climate to some degree?!?!!

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    NIT Publisher Reply Report comment

    June 13, 2019 at 11:53 am

    BJ HUFFMAN will be performing at the Mason City Public Library on Friday, June 21st from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Library Commons. The library’s summer music schedule for 2019 will continue through August featuring different performers each Friday. These performances are free and open to the public.

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      Wish I was as positive as Marty Ramaekers Reply Report comment

      June 14, 2019 at 7:36 am

      Didn’t know that guy was still around, thanks NIT.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 13, 2019 at 7:49 am

    The irony of President Trump’s comments is the fact that ignorant democrats are going apoplectic about the mention of a candidate accepting aid from a foreign government….. something the 2+ year, $40+ million, Mueller witch hunt was unable to substantiate or provide any evidence of against Trump or his campaign…… with that comment, he set the TDS level to nuclear, and the beauty is when Barr declassifies everything, and it shows the corruption and collusion by the Obama Administration, Clinton, the political swamp, and the complicit media… that did so illegally, with the aid of foreign governments…… you all will have no where to hide…. he’s playing chess, you’re playing checkers!!!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 13, 2019 at 8:52 am

      Democrats AND Republicans are apoplectic because it’s an unconstitutional, treasonous federal crime, and an unquestionably impeachable offense.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        June 14, 2019 at 7:07 am

        And yet they all do it. Especially the Democrats because they are criminals and could care less about the law.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          June 15, 2019 at 9:20 am

          Fake news. Republicrooks have corruption down to a science.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 13, 2019 at 7:48 am

    Do Nothing Democrats and Democrat Pres Candidates continue to Trash Trump because they Have nothing else to do ? Very sad for them . Biden would have NO speech if he did not use the word Trump !

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 13, 2019 at 3:16 pm

      Do Nothing Republicans continue to do nothing in the Senate. Republican Pres continues to trash his opponents because he has nothing else to do ? Very sad for them. Trump would have NO speech if he did not use the word me.!

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        June 14, 2019 at 7:09 am

        Try coming up with a original thought for once. I know it will hurt a pea brain like yours, but try.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 13, 2019 at 7:48 am

    Wait, Hillary paid for dirt on Trump and that’s ok, but if Trump simply listened to someone, that is outrageous? WTF, democrats are hypocritical domestic terrorists.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 13, 2019 at 7:47 am

    I have one question! Who voted for Trump because they were influenced by Russia. I voted for him because I was influenced by Hillary!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 14, 2019 at 10:00 am

      You voted for him because you hate and are terrified of women.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        June 18, 2019 at 10:51 am

        i voted for him and i respect woman. do you just repeat whatever unfounded extreme over thetop stupidity other morons say or did you pull that out of your own ass? you dont understand the world and how things worlk. just because someone voted for a certain candidate doesnt mean they are 100% filling some stereo type made up by liberal hate mongers. i voted for him and im not a republican, im also not a democrat. anyone who says they are 100% republican is a stupid person, anyone who says they are 100% liberal is a stupid person. i think lots of you just blindly follow and enjoy lashing out at people and arguing and dont really have anything at stake and fail to realise how big of a deal all this stuff really is. its funny to me that when i meet die hard liberals they are usually under the age of 30 or they are really uneducated trashy drug addicts or alcoholics, not name calling just pulling from a lifetime of observation, lots of mental health issues in the liberal crowd. as far as republicans go they have some crazy too. i mean religion? give me a break we need to abolish all forms of religion and slaughter those that wont give it up. same with pro lifers. just need to kill them off. in any case those of you who are so simple minded that you can comfortably be pigeon holled into one political group or the other are simple simple people and shouldnt have voting rights anyhow. seriously if youre a political clone cut from the same dough as other cookie cutter morons why should your opinion even matter? its retarded to think that anyone can agree with everything a political party is claiming to support. liberals for instance are obsessed with firearms when firearms barely kill anyone in comparison to many other objects each year. you want everyone to be able to immigrate unchecked as if the country hasnt been over populated for decades. personally i say you democrats and republicans are all a bunch of pussy fags or youd have had your little civil war already and itd be quiet around here.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 13, 2019 at 7:47 am

    Pay more taxes for free things? Then its not really free, it’s government taking away our money and spending it for us, better known as socialism! They’ve already proven they can’t be trusted with our tax dollars!

    No Bernie we would’ve delighted to see yours and your fellow democrat senators tax returns. We would be even more delighted to reduce your pay to $15 an hr.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 14, 2019 at 10:02 am

      If greedy rich Republicrooks would pay their fair share, the problem would be solved immediately.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 13, 2019 at 7:46 am

    Delighted to pay more taxes for something that will find any way to NOT give it to you because your illness became too expensive? And because everyone will then be cashing in on this “free healthcare” because it’s our right? And then everyone cashing in on “free college” some of which will go “just for the college experience”? Yeah right. There was a reason that the Thirteen Colonies broke away from merry old England. I have to wonder if they teach about the Revolutionary War in school anymore. Or have they doctored the history in order to “not offend” anyone? All of this is a wonderful dream. A wonderful, unsustainable, impossible dream. Wake up.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 13, 2019 at 7:45 am

    Who has ever been delighted to pay more taxes. Sanders himself wasn’t delighted because he paid, like what, 12% of his income? As a millionaire? Some of these countries pay close to 80% of their income as tax. And their populations are a fraction of ours. It will never work in this country. Ever. Everyone, including his beloved socialist Democrats will revolt when they realize that its not just the 1% that are going to be paying 70% tax. The whole country will have to. No one enjoys having the government take the majority of their check every week.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 13, 2019 at 7:45 am

    We would be delighted to show all of the socialist Democrats the door. #Wakeup #WalkAway and #VoteRed

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 13, 2019 at 7:44 am

    Everyone should take the time to read this. Slowly, and patiently, because it’s very important.
    From 2001 to 2005 there was an ongoing investigation into the Clinton Foundation. A Grand Jury had been impaneled.
    Governments from around the world had donated to the “Charity”.
    Yet, from 2001 to 2003 none of those “Donations” to the Clinton Foundation were declared. Now you would think that an honest investigator would be able to figure this out.
    Look who took over this investigation in 2005, none other than James Comey. Coincidence? Guess who was transferred into the Internal Revenue Service to run the Tax Exemption Branch of the IRS? None other than, Lois Lerner. Isn’t that interesting?
    But this is all just a series of strange coincidences, right? Guess who ran the Tax Division inside the Department of Justice from 2001 to 2005? None other than the Assistant Attorney General of the United States, Rod Rosenstein.
    Guess who was the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation during this time frame? Another coincidence (just an anomaly in statistics and chances), but it was Robert Mueller.
    What do all four casting characters have in common? They all were briefed and/or were front-line investigators into the Clinton Foundation Investigation. Another coincidence, right?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 13, 2019 at 7:43 am

    Fast forward to 2009. James Comey leaves the Justice Department to go and cash-in at Lockheed Martin. Hillary Clinton is running the State Department, official government business, on her own personal
    email server. The Uranium One “issue” comes to the attention of Hillary. Like all good public servants do, supposedly looking out for America’s best interest, she decides to support the decision and approve the sale of 20% of US Uranium to no other than, the Russians. Now, you would think that this is a fairly straight up deal, except it wasn’t. America got absolutely nothing out of it.
    However, prior to the sales approval, none other than Bill Clinton goes to Moscow, gets paid $500,000 for a one hour speech; then meets with Vladimir Putin at
    his home for a few hours. Ok, no big deal right? Well, not so fast, the FBI had a mole inside the money laundering and bribery scheme.
    Robert Mueller was the FBI Director during this time frame. He even delivered a Uranium Sample to Moscow in 2009. Who was handling that case within the Justice Department out of the US Attorney’s Office in Maryland? None other than, Rod Rosenstein.
    And what happened to the informant? The Department of Justice placed a gag order on him and threatened to lock him up if he spoke out about it.
    How does 20% of the most strategic asset of the United States of America end up in Russian hands when the FBI has an informant, a mole providing inside information to the FBI on the criminal enterprise?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 13, 2019 at 7:42 am

    Very soon after; the sale was approved. $145 million dollars in “donations” made their way into the Clinton Foundation from entities directly connected to the Uranium One deal. Guess who was still at the Internal Revenue Service working the Charitable Division? None other than, Lois Lerner.
    Ok, that’s all just another series of coincidences, nothing to see here, right? Let’s fast forward to 2015. Due to a series of tragic events in Benghazi and after the 9 “investigations” the House, Senate and at State Department, Trey Gowdy who was running the 10th investigation as Chairman of the Select Committee on Benghazi discovers that Hillary ran the State Department on an unclassified, unauthorized, outlaw personal email server. He also discovered that none of
    those emails had been turned over when she departed her “Public Service” as Secretary of State which was
    required by law. He also discovered that there was Top Secret information contained within her personally archived email.
    Sparing you the State Departments cover up, the nostrums they floated, the delay tactics that were employed and the outright lies that were spewed forth from the necks of the Kerry State Department, we
    shall leave it with this, they did everything humanly possible to cover for Hillary.
    .

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 13, 2019 at 7:42 am

    Now this is amazing, guess who became FBI Director in 2013? None other than James Comey, who secured 17 no bid contracts for his employer
    (Lockheed Martin) with the State Department and was rewarded with a $6 million dollar thank you present
    when he departed his employer? Amazing how all those no-bids just went right through at the State Department.
    Now he is the FBI Director in charge of the “Clinton Email Investigation” after of course his FBI Investigates the Lois Lerner “Matter” at the Internal Revenue Service and he exonerates her. Nope, couldn’t find any crimes there.
    In April 2016, James Comey drafts an exoneration
    letter of Hillary Rodham Clinton, meanwhile the DOJ
    is handing out immunity deals like candy.They didn’t
    even convene a Grand Jury! Like a lightning bolt of statistical impossibility, like a miracle from God himself, like
    the true “Gangsta” Comey is, James steps out into the
    cameras of an awaiting press conference on July 5th of 2016, and exonerates Hillary from any wrongdoing.

    Do you see the pattern?
    It goes on and on, Rosenstein becomes Assistant Attorney General, Comey gets fired based upon a letter by Rosenstein, Comey leaks government information to the press, Mueller is assigned to the Russian Investigation sham by Rosenstein to provide cover for decades of malfeasance within the FBI and DOJ and the story continues.
    FISA abuse, political espionage pick a crime, any crime, chances are this group and a few others did it:
    All the same players.
    All compromised and conflicted.
    All working fervently to NOT go to jail themselves.
    All connected in one way or another to the Clinton’s.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 13, 2019 at 7:41 am

    They are like battery acid; they corrode and corrupt everything they touch. How many lives have these two destroyed?
    As of this writing, the Clinton Foundation, in its 20+ years of operation of being the largest International Charity Fraud in the history of mankind, has never been audited by the Internal Revenue Service. Let us not forget that Comey’s brother works for DLA Piper, the law firm that does the Clinton Foundation’s taxes.
    The person that is the common denominator to all the crimes above and still doing her evil escape legal maneuvers at the top of the 3 Letter USA Agencies? Yes, that would be Hillary Rodham Clinton.
    Let’s learn a little about Mrs. Lisa H. Barsoomian’s background. Lisa H. Barsoomian, an Attorney that graduated from Georgetown Law, is a protégé of James Comey and Robert Mueller. Barsoomian, with her boss R. Craig Lawrence, represented Bill Clinton in 1998.
    Lawrence also represented;
    Robert Mueller three times,
    James Comey five times,
    Barack Obama 45 times,
    Kathleen Sebelius 56 times,
    Bill Clinton 40 times,
    and Hillary Clinton 17 times.
    Between 1998 and 2017, Barsoomian herself
    represented the FBI at least five times.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 13, 2019 at 7:40 am

    You may be saying to yourself, who cares about the work history of this Barsoomian woman? Apparently, someone does, because someone out there cares so much that they’ve “purged” all Barsoomian court documents for her Clinton representation in Hamburg vs. Clinton in 1998 and its appeal in 1999 from the DC District and Appeals Court
    dockets. Someone out there cares so much that even the internet has been “purged” of all information pertaining to Barsoomian.
    Historically, this indicates that the individual is a protected CIA operative. Additionally, Lisa Barsoomian has specialized in opposing Freedom of Information Act requests on behalf of the intelligence community. Although, Barsoomian has been involved in hundreds of cases representing the DC Office of the US Attorney, her email address is LisaBarsoomian@NIH.gov. The NIH stands for National Institutes of Health. This is a tactic routinely used by the CIA to protect an operative by using another government organization to shield their activities. It’s a cover, so big deal right? What does one more attorney with ties to the US intelligence community really matter?
    It deals with Trump and his recent tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminum imports, the border wall, DACA, everything coming out of California, the Uni-party unrelenting opposition to President Trump, the Clapper leaks, the Comey leaks, Attorney General Jeff Sessions recusal and subsequent 14 month nap with occasional forays into the marijuana legalization mix and last but not least Mueller’s
    never-ending investigation into collusion between the
    Trump team and the Russians.
    Why does Barsoomian, CIA operative, merit any
    mention? Because she is Assistant Attorney General Rod
    Rosenstein’s wife. – Tom Tancredo/Team America

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      Allen Reply Report comment

      June 13, 2019 at 8:25 am

      Hopefully all these players will eventually be brought to justice, and I do mean, all.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          June 13, 2019 at 11:25 pm

          Fake information site!

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            Anonymous

            June 16, 2019 at 5:05 pm

            Ha ha ha. Anything you don’t want to hear, regardless of its truthfulness, is fake news. That is the way the Trump cult rolls.

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            Anonymous

            June 17, 2019 at 6:59 am

            Nothing to do but troll 3 day old comments and add your worthless 2 cents.

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            Anonymous

            June 17, 2019 at 7:36 am

            Says the old man who trolls 3 day old posts.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 12, 2019 at 6:35 pm

    So Biden has the cure for cancer but he will ONLY expose that cure if he is elected as the President in 2020. What a lying fool and a disgraceful human being he and the entire Demon- critic party is. Such a sad sad little man.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 12, 2019 at 6:34 pm

    Why would anyone believe anything Biden promises , he had eight years with Obama to do good things for our country and failed badly , they were only interested in lining their own pockets . They both have lied and stolen from American people . Don’t trust him one bit.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 12, 2019 at 6:33 pm

    Joe’s previous boss also tried a medical ploy. Obama said that if we liked our doctor we could keep our doctor. After Obama was elected, he said he misspoke. Don’t let another Democrat politician misspeak themselves into office..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 12, 2019 at 6:33 pm

    MY “RIGHTS” are not privileges granted to me by liberal demokkkrats and the corrupt news media… “THEY ARE MY INALIENABLE RIGHTS” … not to be INFRINGED UPON‼️

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 12, 2019 at 6:32 pm

    So Harris admits to planning on Weaponization of the Justice Department for Political purposes should she win! DemoRATs just can’t stop from corrupting government Departments and Agencies for political purposes. They did it under Obama and they continue to do it today. Just look at what the Democrat lead House continues to do with it’s committees. If that’s not weaponization then what is? Resist, hate Trump, TDS, by all means necessary! Dems running the show are crooks!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 12, 2019 at 5:38 pm

    “I am least racist person there is”
    “Nobody has more respect for women than Donald Trump!”
    “No-one has done more for people with disabilities than me”
    “We will immediately repeal and replace ObamaCare – and nobody can do that like me”
    “I will fix VA quickly.”
    “I have raised/given a tremendous amount of money to our great VETERANS”
    An ‘extremely credible source’ has called my office and told me that @BarackObama’s birth certificate is a fraud.
    And I, myself, Anonymous, have nothing credible or important, to say about anything. Everything I post, is copy and paste, and pure BS fake information.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 12, 2019 at 8:07 am

    WHY OUR HEALTH CARE COSTS ARE SO HIGH!!!
    Bubba had shingles.
    Those of us who spend much time in a doctor’s office should appreciate this! Doesn’t it seem more and more that physicians are running their practices like an assembly line?
    Here’s what happened to Bubba:
    Bubba walked into a doctor’s office and the receptionist asked him what he had. Bubba said: ‘Shingles.’ So she wrote down his name, address, medical insurance number and told him to have a seat.
    Fifteen minutes later a nurse’s aide came out and asked Bubba what he had.
    Bubba said, ‘Shingles’ So she wrote down his height, weight, a complete medical history and told Bubba to wait in the examining room.
    A half hour later a nurse came in and asked Bubba what he had. Bubba said, ‘Shingles..’ So the nurse gave Bubba a blood test, a blood pressure test, an electrocardiogram, and told Bubba to take off all his clothes and wait for the doctor.
    An hour later the doctor came in and found Bubba sitting patiently in the nude and asked Bubba what he had.
    Bubba said, ‘Shingles.’ The doctor asked, ‘Where?’
    Bubba said, ‘Outside on the truck. Where do you want me to unload ’em??’�
    HOPE THIS MAKES YOU LAUGH OUT LOUD LIKE I DID… THAT’S WHY I HAD TO SEND THIS TO YOU….THESE DAYS WE NEED ALL THE LAUGHS
    WE CAN GET!!

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      Allen Reply Report comment

      June 12, 2019 at 10:21 am

      That’s a good one, thanks. And you are right about the assembly line.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        June 12, 2019 at 9:28 pm

        Assembly line, really, how so Allen?

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          June 18, 2019 at 11:03 am

          why do you paranoid people live in fear of someone named allen? to the point that youll accuse evryone anonymous of being this person? i believe the feeling is that your run through the building like youre on an assembly line or cattle in a slaughter house, one faceless nameless paycheck after another or sorta like cattle nobody really cares about. just a recepticle for the products doctors sell and a source of income, people are complaining that they feel as though the doc treats us like meat instead of people. someone to get prescribed whatever new medicine hes getting financial kickbacks for over prescribing to anyone and everyone for anything and everything. doctors are corrupt drug peddling pieces of shit. all they care about is moving pills to make the bmw payment. they literally profit off of suffering and pain they help create when they push their pharmacutical poison on people who need medical attention not pills.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 12, 2019 at 8:06 am

    You would think that after 40+ years in government he’d have something considerable accomplished. Oh, other then getting filthy rich.
    Now all of a sudden he says he could fix stuff. He must really think that the American people are stupid.
    Obama probably loved him.; getting his coffee and paper everyday.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 12, 2019 at 8:05 am

    Wow Joe, such a Miracle Worker you are. Why wait to be President Joe, why don’t you cure cancer now. And also everyone will have the job they want, will all be millionaires, and will all live in fantasyland for the rest of their lives…as president, he will guarantee everything good for everybody. He is also going to flap his new wings and fly too close to the sun! (If our luck holds!!)
    Biden is part of the reason why so many things in our country and our international trade agreements have gone wrong or at least could be much better for everyone.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 12, 2019 at 8:04 am

    Biden is freaking liar as usual and just like the rest make promises and don’t keep them but we have a real president who made promises and is keeping them

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 12, 2019 at 4:27 pm

      “I am least racist person there is”
      “Nobody has more respect for women than Donald Trump!”
      “No-one has done more for people with disabilities than me”
      “We will immediately repeal and replace ObamaCare – and nobody can do that like me”
      “I will fix VA quickly.”
      “I have raised/given a tremendous amount of money to our great VETERANS”
      An ‘extremely credible source’ has called my office and told me that @BarackObama’s birth certificate is a fraud.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 12, 2019 at 8:04 am

    The scope of this corruption is mind-boggling. Had Clinton won the Presidency, it would have been buried forever. Judicial Watch has done an extraordinary job of digging out substantial evidence and making it available to those with prosecutorial authority. It is such a web of agencies, people, countries and laws that it is understandable now why this effort to hold people accountable is taking so much time. Tom Fitton and Judicial Watch deserve a medal for all they have accomplished with their diligence and tireless effort.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 15, 2019 at 9:24 am

      Your mind boggles pretty easily, doesn’t it.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 12, 2019 at 8:03 am

    Thanks to Judicial watch, we are seeing more and more come to light. It all leads back to O-bama.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 12, 2019 at 4:17 pm

      Judicial Watch is run by one crazy guy living in a basement, and it exists just to make money for that guy, who can’t get any kind of job. He makes up everything he prints on those crappy mailings.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 12, 2019 at 8:03 am

    The polls said Hillary had a 93% chance of winning. Trump holds rallies constantly and draws crowds of over 30k. Biden gave a speech yesterday to 85.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 12, 2019 at 8:03 am

    Very sad how so many entertainers are weaponizing racism for their own political agendas, just so very sad when people do this rather than accepting the voters in 2016 wanted a change in leadership.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 12, 2019 at 8:02 am

    How about car manufacturers, cars kill more people than guns. Oh I forgot, politicians don’t really care about people getting killed with guns, they just want to take the gun away so they can have more power over us. And that’s the truth about gun control..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 11, 2019 at 11:20 pm

    Now the wife of the US Senate leader is shown to have used her government job to enrich her own finances. GOP is a corrupt outfit similar to the underworld mafia.

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    June 11, 2019 at 10:05 pm

    Mason City Room June 4, 2019
    Mason City, Iowa 7:00 P.M.

    MINUTES
    REGULAR MEETING
    OF THE CITY COUNCIL

    The City Council of the City of Mason City, Iowa, met in regular session pursuant to law and rules of said Council, in the Mason City Room of the Mason City Public Library, at 7:00 P.M., on June 4, 2019. The meeting was called to order by the Mayor and on roll being called there were present, Bill Schickel , Mayor in the Chair, and the following Council Members: Adams, Thoma, Masson, Lee, Symonds. Absent: Jaszewski.

    Adopt Agenda: The Mayor announced Item #17 would be removed from the Agenda. Motion, Masson; 2nd, Lee that the agenda be adopted. AYES: All (Motion carried.)

    Lindsay James with Visit Mason City provided a Quarterly Report.

    Prior to adopting the Consent Agenda Item #5, #7, #8, #10, #11, #13 and #14 were removed to be acted upon separately.

    Consent Agenda: Regular Minutes of May 21, 2019; Claims dated May 23 and 30, 2019 in the amount of $1,250,015.97; Bills BBQ – Class B Beer, Class B Native Wine; Walgreens – Class B Wine/C Beer/E Liquor; Walmart – Class B Wine/C Beer/E Liquor; Northwestern Steakhouse – Class C Liquor License; Sidewinder (New Owner) – Class C Liquor; Burkes Bar & Grill (Greek Festival) – Outdoor Service, Special Class C Liquor; Main Street Mason City -Class B Beer/Outdoor Service and Transfer: Main Street Mason City – June 21, July 26, August 16, 2019; Plaza Morena Campestre Grill (New) – Class C Liquor; Los Cabos Lounge (New) – Class C Liquor, Outdoor Service; Resolution No. 19-133, approving the proposal of the purchase of a motorcycle for the Police Department at a cost of $1.00 and authorizing the execution of a purchase agreement from Harley Davidson, Inc. of Mason City, Iowa; Resolution No. 19-134, approving contract and bond for the construction of the “27th Street SW Lift Station Project – Force Main (Contract 2)”; Resolution No. 19-135, proposing vacation of the south 183 feet of the public utility easement abutting the west side of lot 7 in the Stanford Subdivision and calling for a public hearing on the proposed vacation; Resolution No. 19-136, setting dates of a consultation and a public hearing on a proposed amendment No. 3 to the Mason City Downtown Reinvestment Urban Renewal Plan in the City of Mason City, State of Iowa; Resolution No. 19-137, approving and authorizing execution of a First Amendment to the purchase, sale and development agreement for private development by and between the City of Mason City and Talon, LLC, was presented. 17. Resolution No. 19-, approving and authorizing a First Amendment to the Lease Agreement between the City of Mason City, Iowa and Southbridge Mall Realty Holding, LLC; Resolution No. 19-138, making award of contract for legal services to Wilford H. Stone of Cedar Rapids, Iowa for general legal services including Section 657 matters; Resolution No. 19-139, approving a change order with Dean Snyder Construction of Clear Lake, Iowa for construction of the “Mason City Multi-Purpose Arena – Bid Package #1; Resolution No. 19-140, approving a change order with Dean Snyder Construction of Clear Lake, Iowa for construction of the (Category #03-General Contractor #2) “Mason City Multi-Purpose Arena – Bid Package #2 (Structural Steel, Concrete Foundation, Ice Plant and Elevator)”; Resolution No. 19-141, authorizing notice to bidders, fixing amount of bid security, and ordering Clerk to publish notice and fixing a date for receiving same, and for a public hearing on plans, specifications, form of contract and estimate of costs for construction of the “Mason City Multi-Purpose Arena – Bid Package #4 (Interior Mall Space Fit-Up), was presented. Motion, Adams; 2nd, Symonds that all items in the Consent Agenda be approved and Resolutions adopted. AYES: All (Motion carried.)

    5. Promote Sergeant Mike Lillquist, Sergeant Brett Hollander, Sergeant Tiffany Creekmur, Officer Jason Hugi and Officer Jeremy Ryal as Police Lieutenants and approval of the stipends for fiscal year 2020 compensation for management employees: Motion, Masson; 2nd, Symonds that the recommendation be approved. Discussion followed regarding the changes, average hours worked per day, overtime, etc. AYES: All (Motion carried.)

    7. Wage Increases: Motion, Symonds; 2nd, Thoma that the 2.75% wage increase be approved and Resolution No. 19-142, fixing compensation for certain appointed officials for fiscal year 2019/2020 effective July 1, 2019, be adopted. Questions followed regarding how increases were calculated. AYES: All (Motion carried.)

    8. Partnership with the 2020 Census: Motion, Thoma; 2nd, Masson that Resolution No. 19-143, affirming the City of Mason City’s support of and partnership with the 2020 Census, be adopted. The Mayor commented on the importance of participating in the Census. AYES: All (Motion carried.)

    10. High Line Trail: Motion, Adams; 2nd, Thoma that Resolution No. 19-144, award of contract for professional services to WHKS & Co. of Mason City, Iowa for the High Line Trail Bridge Inspection and Improvement Recommendations, be adopted. An update was provided. AYES: All (Motion carried.)

    11. RISE Grant Application: Motion, Adams; 2nd, Thoma that Resolution No. 19-145, approving a RISE application for Immediate Opportunity Funding; designating the Mayor as the official representative of the City, authorizing the Mayor to affix his signature to said application and providing financial assurances in conjunction with same, and accepting responsibility for the roadway (2-lane roadway intersecting 43rd Street SW and identified as South Monroe Avenue on the application), be adopted. Discussion followed regarding the project, the jobs and thanks and appreciation extended to those involved. AYES: All (Motion carried.)

    13. Preliminary Plat – Brickyard First Subdivision: Motion, Adams; 2nd, Masson that Resolution No. 19-146, approving a preliminary plat for “Brickyard First Subdivision”, be adopted. Questions followed regarding the parties objecting. AYES: All (Motion carried.)

    14. Order Hearing – Kraft Heinz Foods Co. Development Agreement: Motion, Adams; 2nd, Lee that Resolution No. 19-147, fixing a date for a public hearing on the proposal to enter into a Development Agreement with Kraft Heinz Foods Company, and providing for publication of notice thereof be adopted. Comments followed regarding the proposed investment in the community, jobs and expressions of appreciation to Kraft. AYES: All (Motion carried.)

    Changes to City Code Title 12: The public hearing was held as per published notice and the Mayor called for comments and objections. There being no comments the public hearing was declared closed. Motion, Thoma; 2nd, Adams that the Ordinance amending the City Code Title 12 “Zoning Regulations”, Chapter 8 “Zoning Districts; General”, Section 3 “Zoning Form and Function Table”, Table 2: “Zoning From and Function Table to include vehicle sales and rental as a “C” Function in the Z5 Zoning District and adding a new paragraph F related to Vehicle Sales and Rental to Chapter 13 “Z5 Central Business District”, Section 6 “Interpretation of Standards”, be received and placed on file for First Consideration. Comments followed regarding waiving 2nd Reading at the next meeting. AYES: All (Motion carried.)

    Utility Rate Adjustments: Motion, Adams; 2nd, Thoma that the Ordinance amending the City Code by repealing Title 6 Chapter 1: “Public Utilities”, Article A.: “Water Rates”, Section 1: “Rates and Charges Established”, Subsections A and B (1) in their entirety, and adopting new Subsections: A and B(1) in lieu thereof be received and placed on file for Second Consideration. AYES: All (Motion carried.) Motion, Masson; 2nd, Thoma that the Ordinance amending the City Code by repealing Title 6, Chapter 2: “Sanitary Sewers”, Article A: “Sewer Rates”, Section 3: “Schedule of Rates”, Subsection A and B and adopting a new Subsection A and B in lieu thereof be received and placed on file for Second Consideration. AYES: All (Motion carried.) Motion, Masson; 2nd, Thoma that the Ordinance amending City Code by repealing Title 4, Chapter 2: “Garbage, Refuse, Recyclables and Yard Waste”, Article C: “Solid Wastes”, Subsection 12: “Charges”, and adopting a new Subsection 12 in lieu thereof be received and placed on file for Second Consideration. AYES: All (Motion carried.) Motion, Thoma; 2nd, Adams that the Ordinance amending the City Code by repealing Title 6, Chapter 3: “Storm Sewers”, Article A: “Stormwater Utility Policy”, and adopting a new Article A in lieu therof be received and placed on file for Second Consideration. AYES: All (Motion carried.)

    Changes to the Housing Code: Motion, Symonds; 2nd, Thoma that the Ordinance amending the City Code by repealing Title 10 “Building Regulations”, Chapter 2: “Building Codes”, Article F: “Housing Code”, Section 3: “Amendments to Code; Chapter 1” and Section 8: “Amendments to the Code; Chapter 6:” and adopting a new Section 3 and Section 8 in lieu thereof be received and placed on file for First Consideration. AYES: All (Motion carried.)

    Adjourn: The Mayor adjourned the meeting at 7:51 p.m.

    /s/Bill Schickel
    Bill Schickel, Mayor

    ATTEST:
    /s/Aaron Burnett
    Aaron Burnett, City Clerk

    Publish 6-14-19
    Emailed 6-11-19

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    Wish I was as Positive as Marty Raemakers Reply Report comment

    June 11, 2019 at 7:10 pm

    What ever happened to Quinn P. Symmonds?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 11, 2019 at 5:57 pm

    WHY ARE OUR! TAX DOLLARS financing an organization that is trying to take down our government???!!
    Soros must be stopped alongside with ALL THE OTHER LEFTIST believers.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 11, 2019 at 5:57 pm

    So, let me see if I understand what the Democrats in Congress are asking! They want a totally unredacted copy of the Mueller report! Attorney General Barr is prohibited from honoring the request because it is against the law to show grand jury information! That means the Democrats are demanding AG Barr breaks the law! Therefore, they’re gonna hold him in contempt of Congress because he refuses to break federal law!! But, Democrats don’t understand because they are comprised of people who are utterly corrupt, none of whom enforces or upholds the Constitution, and they all took an oath to do just that! Every sanctuary city in the USA is run by Democrats! Where in the US Constitution does it say a state can create a law which makes it lawful to ignore federal law???

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 11, 2019 at 11:16 pm

      The House of Reps has the constitutional right to review the entire report. You must be a N. Korea commie loving sicko just like your orange heads master.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 11, 2019 at 5:56 pm

    Nothing good comes from voting for democrats socialists.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 13, 2019 at 8:55 am

      Nothing good comes from listening to you.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 11, 2019 at 5:56 pm

    Seattle now realizes that its minimum wage hike has been a failure. No surprise here; minimum wage hikes destroy jobs and decrease paychecks.
    “A minimum wage increase is, in effect, a tax on labor,” says TPPF’s Chuck DeVore. “When you tax something, you get less of it. And that’s what Seattle is seeing—as is California and other places that have raised their minimum wages.”

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 11, 2019 at 5:55 pm

    Biden is part of the corrupt Obama administration been in Washington for decades and nothing to show for it. He has no ability to lead only to continue the criminal and corruptness of the left.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 13, 2019 at 9:02 am

      Obama and Biden came into office in 2009, just in time for the crooked Republican-created housing and financial crisis to hit. They fixed it, and now Dump and Republicrooks are creating another one. The farm economy is faltering, gas prices are up, but the greedy rich have enough for a second or third house or boat, so they think everything’s fine. The reckoning is coming, and it won’t be pretty.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 11, 2019 at 5:54 pm

    I will never vote for another democrat in my life, because of their behavior since Trump was elected. However I am planning to watch their debates. They have all walked in lock step over their agenda, and I can not wait until they start eating each other and throwing each other under the bus. It will be entertaining. As far as Biden, they have already begun circling like a bunch of vultures.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 12, 2019 at 10:49 am

      You never voted for any to begin with, so it’s no loss.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 11, 2019 at 5:54 pm

    A vote for Biden is a vote for anything goes. Abandoning his convictions makes him look weak & confused. It’s like opening a birthday gift & finding that it nothing but an empty box.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 11, 2019 at 5:53 pm

    Joe Biden is discovering that being the frontrunner in the polls in a crowded field is like being the crab that’s almost made it out of the bucket: all the other crabs keep trying to drag him back down.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 11, 2019 at 5:53 pm

    AOC, you are a fkn POS, you’ve been there for 5 months, you’re paid too much as it is for doing NOTHING. You should be fired for incompetency! Be grateful for the salary you will get for the 2 years that you’re there!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 11, 2019 at 7:41 pm

      Elected officials aren’t fired, and since you don’t live in her district, you can’t vote against her. You BS is a waste of time, space, and bandwidth.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 11, 2019 at 5:52 pm

    For someone who has only been in her positions for such a short time, AOC sure is demanding! AOC needs to stand down and understand that most Americans actually work for a living and I haven’t seen one thing that she has done for the American people. AOC needs to shut up and get some work done and stop being a ranting little spoiled brat.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 11, 2019 at 7:42 pm

      Only a deeply closeted gay man could hate women so much.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 11, 2019 at 5:52 pm

    Congress needs a 50% pay cut for doing zero for the past two years. The only thing that Democrats do is obstruction and waste the taxpayers dollars and time. Maybe we the people should ask all of them to return the pay since nothing is getting done.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 11, 2019 at 5:51 pm

    I don’t care what color or ethnicity you parents are. If you are not teaching your children to respect and obey whatever a police officer tells them to do. Whatever that officer has to do to subdue that person is your fault.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 11, 2019 at 8:17 am

    t is time America stops congress from urinating all over us. They only want money power. We need to be treated like the American Citizens that we are. We are tired of being trampled by criminals.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 11, 2019 at 1:59 pm

      It’s Dump who’s famous for liking the urine shower by Russian hookers.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 11, 2019 at 7:43 pm

      Dump’s the one who likes being urinated on, by Russian hookers.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 11, 2019 at 8:16 am

    Why the hell does the House deserve a pay raise? They haven’t done their job at all! They spend all their time trying to figure out how to illegally oust Trump ,wasting tax payers money, blatantly ignorant to our boarders, or any other important problems facing our country! They would be fired if they worked for any legitimate company in the US!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 11, 2019 at 8:16 am

    They deserve zero pay raises. Until Congress follows the same rules for medical plans, retirement, etc, their increases should be done based on merit by a panel of voters from their districts. Speaking of merit, they have done nothing for years, no raises are warranted.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 11, 2019 at 8:15 am

    California Democrat politicians literally stealing millions of dollars from farmers.

    Isn’t it amazing that California has all the money to provide free healthcare to illegals but no money to pay farmers what they are owed for three years> Because most of the money went to the pocket of the criminal democrats. Stop voting in assholes California

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 11, 2019 at 8:14 am

    What the democrats show everyday is they hold no compassion for Americans they pander to illegals for votes they are power hungry and will do anything to achieve it.. they hate president Trump because he fights for America and its people they are sick!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 11, 2019 at 8:14 am

    Hirings for U.S. businesses increased to 5.9 MILLION in April! The HIGHEST level since the Labor Department started keeping track. MORE JOBS!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 11, 2019 at 8:13 am

    Mueller has spoken. He found No Collusion between the Trump Campaign and the Russians.
    The bottom line is what the Democrat House is doing is trying to destroy the Trump Presidency and I can assure you that we’re done with the Mueller investigation in the Senate.
    They can talk to John Dean until the cows come home, we’re not doing anything in the Senate regarding the Mueller Report.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 11, 2019 at 2:00 pm

      That’s not an accurate summary of the facts at all.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 11, 2019 at 8:13 am

    Trump is brilliant, he’s rogue and he’s hated for shining light in really dark places. He’s a patriot, not a politician. The elite establishment who receive money from special interest groups in exchange for political power (democrats and republicans alike) are having their lives turned upside down because of a man who doesn’t pander because — he doesn’t need money.
    He listens to WE THE PEOPLE, and he is putting America first.
    It’s REFRESHING to know he is looking out for us!
    The greedy, power hungry DC politicians are being found out and they despise him for it.

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      Allen Reply Report comment

      June 11, 2019 at 8:18 am

      There seems to be some truth in what you say.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        June 11, 2019 at 2:35 pm

        no there isn’t

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          June 12, 2019 at 9:53 pm

          You wouldn’t recognize the truth if someone with a five pound ball peen hit you in the head with it, you dumbass worthless piece of shit!!!!

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          June 13, 2019 at 11:27 pm

          And how is that, know it all!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 11, 2019 at 3:44 pm

      He listens to WE THE PEOPLE and tells you exactly what you want to hear, not, however, the truth.

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    June 10, 2019 at 1:22 pm

    The Lime Creek Nature Center and Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board are offering several camps for children this summer. Registration is required for camps and space is limited. The following camps will be offered:
    THOSE AMAZING ANIMALS – Participants will learn about Iowa’s different animal groups with a variety of fun, hands-on activities. $15 members; $20 non-members; youth entering grades 3 & 4; JUNE 24-28, 9 – 11:30 A.M., Registration required – call 423-5309

    OUTDOOR ADVENTURES – Participants will learn a variety of outdoor skills including canoeing, fishing, archery, air rifles, edible plants, navigation and survival skills. $15 members; $20 non-members; youth entering grades 5 & 6; JULY 8-12, 9 A.M. – 1 P.M., Registration required – call 423-5309

    CANOEING & FISHING ADVENTURES – Participants will learn canoeing and fishing skills and enjoy a float on the Winnebago River. $15 members; $20 non-members; youth entering grades 7 & 8; JULY 24 & 25, 9 A.M. – 3 P.M., Registration required – call 423-5309

    TINY TOT NATURE CAMP – Participants will learn all about Iowa’s habitats! $20
    AUGUST 6-8, 9 – 10:15 A.M., AGES 4-6
    Registration required – call 421-3673

    INSECTIGATIONS – Participants will learn all about insects! $20
    AUGUST 6-8, 10:45 A.M. – NOON, AGES 7-8
    Registration required – call 421-3673

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 10, 2019 at 12:34 pm

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 10, 2019 at 2:22 pm

      The two, have nothing to do with each other. Give it up, and get a life outside politics.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        June 10, 2019 at 3:08 pm

        They have everything to do with each other. Evangelicals scream at everybody else about God and religion, then molest the neighbor kids, or their own, and that’s who elected Trump. They’re actually deluded enough to think it was “ordained” that a lecherous, lying thief occupy the white house.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          June 10, 2019 at 3:58 pm

          Hopefully you will get some help soon, hate, is consuming you.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 11, 2019 at 8:20 am

      So, you are saying that all the legal citizens who voted for Trump, fit your description?