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Independence Day in Bellevue, A Reflection by Grant Saylor

lib·er·ty (lbr-t) n. pl. lib·er·ties 1. a. The condition of being free from restriction or control. b. The right and power to act, believe, or express oneself in a manner of one’s own choosing. c. The condition of being physically and legally free from confinement, servitude, or forced labor. 2. Freedom from unjust or undue governmental […]

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LiB: For the Love of our Town, by Tom Fodi

From day one when the Liberty in Bellevue Movement took off people have tried to categorize the growing group of like minded people with a simple political affiliation or external group.  It seems like every day we get receive a message, comment, or third party reference labeling the LiB movement with yet another group.  We’ve […]

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In Their Own Words, “Jane Knows Best,” by Scott Irlbacher

I’ve put myself forward in Bellevue as an outspoken renter upset with the lack of progress enforcing code at rental properties in Bellevue.  This month we had a large apartment building on Forest Avenue demolished due to deteriorating conditions.  I wonder how many of those tenants who had to find new housing have remained in […]

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Burning Ordinance: The Price of Violating Big Brother’s New Rule

As many of you are aware, Bellevue Council will be voting to approve a new burning ordinance during a special meeting next Tuesday night (May 22).  In order to not be kept in the dark, as many on council would prefer us peasants be, I requested and received a copy of the proposed ordinance.  I […]

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