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IF ONLY ‘ENVIRONMENTAL ENDEAVORS’ MEANT ‘LOWER UTILITY BILLS’ - a lesson in bureaucratic politically correct euphemisms.

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Are you aware of the four percent ‘environmental surcharge’ on your monthly Gallup residential utilities bill? That’s about $5 a month for most households. Words like surcharge and fee are simply euphemisms for taxes. The purpose of this environmental tax is apparently to fund ‘environmental endeavors’, or in...

guide to the stars WEEK OF Dec. 18 – Dec. 24

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Is Mercury in Retrograde? Nope. It’s you. Lately it seems as if something is wrong with the universe. Everyone is working against you and humanity. Is it the stars or are people just crazy? Have no fear Madame G is here to keep the paranoia at bay mostly.

 

Aries (March 21-April 19)

Bored? Patience is a virtue, but not your virtue. That’s okay we all have our strengths and weaknesses. Your abilities reside in that generous heart and tenacious spirit. Just watch your temper. We’re not all as quick as you. Everyone has stress and distractions, but that doesn’t mean we’re stupid. Just breathe and try something new.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Your heart says pizza, but the...

Understanding service dogs laws

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The ADA requires State and local government agencies, businesses, and non-profit organizations (covered entities) that provide goods or services to the public to make “reasonable modifications” in their policies, practices, or procedures when necessary to accommodate people with disabilities. The service animal rules fall under this general principle. Accordingly, entities that have a “no pets” policy generally must modify the policy to allow service animals into their facilities. This publication provides guidance on the ADA’s service animal provisions and should be read in conjunction with the publication

Beginning on March 15, 2011, only dogs are recognized as service...

Guide to the stars WEEK OF Dec. 4 – Dec. 10

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Well, the numbers are in and you’re broke. You blew your winnings and bank account on Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and to feel like a better person—Giving Tuesday. Madame G suggests sipping tea before reviewing the credit card damage. You can always pick up extra work doing surveys online. As they say: “keep calm and carry on.” Good luck!

Aries (March 21-April 19)

It’s best to use your head this month. Your agitation picks up and the restless bugs rush out. It might be time for a quick trip down south. San Diego is lovely this time of year. Drink your beers on the beach and stretch out your toes on the shore. Enjoy your time and let the sun cleanse your soul. It’s the perfect...

Schaller's Politically Incorrect Lexicon: A Navigation Guide To The PC Cultures of Mckinley County NM (and planet earth )

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CHAPTER TWELVE: I DON’T CATCH THE SUSTAINABILITY OF YOUR DRIFT, PARDNER – Part Two, Chicken Little’s Giant Footprint

FUEL/ENERGY POVERTY: McKinley County and the Navajo Nation’s greatest environmental health hazard. Fuel poverty is the state of being unable to afford heating one’s home adequately. Almost unknown in Europe in 2006 the World Health Organization claims renewable energy costs in Europe now take tens of thousands of lives every winter. The solution is affordable energy from fossil fuels, thus the silence of green activists.

CLIMATE COMPUTER MODEL QUANDARY (CCMQ): Climate scientists have just one method to measure global CO2 impact, computer models. Analysis of 73...

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