Talkin' Sense

You might be interested to know that the ONLY dissenting vote at the meeting in Des Moines with the Economic Development Authority was from Dawn Ainger of Hiawatha, IA and she is the only one to my knowledge on that board who has any tie to Wright county. What does that tell you? And beyond …

1977 are you sure it's just 10,000? I think that is a very low estimate of the water they intend to use. They will be killing 10,000 hogs a day which will take a lot more water than one gallon per hog.

Talkin' Sense commented on Letter: Prestage wrong for Wright County

It is not a "done deal" as you say, but that is sure what the supervisors and the Prestage folks would love for you to think....

As a resident of Wright County let me be the first to congratulate Franklin County on this wonderful "windfall"! So much nicer that you will have the sweet smelling breezes bringing you energy, jobs and money instead of the stink of the Prestage hog killing factory. I know you want…

Talkin' Sense commented on Letter: Deny Prestage in Wright County

Racism has nothing to do with our resistance to this... desire for clean air and water does. though.
In addition, some of us don't feel that a rich white man has the right to tap into the water source that millions of people rely on. That is not racism.

Talkin' Sense commented on Letter: Deny Prestage in Wright County

Yes I agree! Keep the Prestage outsiders on the outside. Let Iowans decide.

"it would be like me moving to France" said Supt. Toliver.... Hmmm... well, maybe, kind of... however not really... If Mr. Toliver moved to France he would more than likely come in contact with people every single day who could speak and understand his own native language of Englis…

OK, Globe Gazette, first of all, the press conference was organized by Iowa CCI IN PARTNERHIP with a group locals objecting to the hog killing operation. And second, (and I direct this to the Board of Supervisors and the diminutive Economic Director) "Will the same non-resident rule…

There are many of us who are opposed to the hog killing factory, for a variety of reasons. Why rush into this, Mayor McGrath? If it's such a great deal, why did Mason City reject it? If it is truly the god-send you seem to think it is, it should still be available after plenty of examination…

And the Wright County supervisors think it will be different in what way, I wonder....

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