I joined the march in Helena, and I can tell you, we were connected through thousands of miles, in the same spirit of love, support, and honor. Fight on!
I imagine one aspect of the down-turn is that the average middle class college kid can't afford to live in Missoula, even with a stellar university. Those summer orientation kids may have realized this and not come back.
I imagine one aspect is that an average college kid can't afford to live in Missoula...The kids that came for orientation probably realized that and didn't come back.
It amazes me that we give so little to education in our country. The more educated people are, the better jobs they get, the better their health is, the safer their communities are. It all starts in childhood, and to consistently underfund schools puts us all at risk in the long run, as children suffer the long-term consequences. I was lucky enough to have outstanding teachers and schools in Great Falls, and I hope we can continue that tradition...
It's interesting that he wanted the women to pray for the men, and the men to pray for themselves, but didn't feel the need for anyone to pray for the women...
When will Montanans be able to claim their lake back from the super-rich? Soon, I hope.
It would be nice if the city could construct outdoor shelters for homeless people who are forced by whatever circumstance to sleep outside, so that they could get some small feeling of security and know that they won't be arrested or harrassed for having to sleep there. As a pedestrian, I find it odd in the first place that anyone would mind some one sleeping quietly in a corner along the sidewalk; just leave them alone and let them rest. It's not like they sprawl out in the middle of the walk way for people to step over.
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