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'II4B Wednesday, May 2, 2001 the populist progressive agen- So don't turn out the lights at da. the Indian Valley Health Care Continued from page ~ Ed Dickens District. The game is not over! Quincy Lynda Bridges was indeed a "heavy blow." I, Greenville too, am pleased that we live in Totally sickened Plumas county, where censer- I was totally sickened when Good information vatives are "tolerant." Mr. reading the article regarding Thank you very much for Limbaugh's intolerance of ig-, the "ousting" of Dr. l~a~sel- the excellent coverage your norance is inexcusable and in- man. Randy Pew and Da~i.dnewspaper provided regarding sensitive to the ignorant Schramel voiced concern the Social Services Annual among us. about the future of IVH if Mus- Service Review. This is impor- Not to stereotype or offend selman was dismissed. If I had tant information for the resi- anyone, but since all conserva- committed the same crimes as dents of Plumas County and I tives are wealthy, sexist, Dr. Musselman, I too would appreciate the efforts your re- racist, hateful, bigoted homo- have lost my job as well as my porter has made to give read- phobes (except in Plumas nursing license. It is without ers a comprehensive account County), Limbaugh's conserva- doubt"Dr." Musselman should of it. tive rhetoric can only poison have been fined. In my opinion, I wanted to provide two mi- the minds of our community, the butcher that he is, he nor clarifications to the infer- especially the impressionable should have been dismissed mation that appeared in the children. Allowing him to rou- years ago. I hope the IVHcompanion articles covering tinely spread the conservative board does not reverse itself the service review. In your ar- agenda is definitely counter- and reinstate him for any rea- ticle, "Social Services focuses productive to the cause of son. on intervention programs," world harmony and the utopi- Shelley Bradshawyou correctly state that some an dream. Taylorsville of the programs contain a Mr. Whitney understands "county share" of funding for the importance of demonizing The game's not over various components. and censoring conservative The Indian Valley Health Reading the companion arti- ideas in association with most Care District's employees, the cle, "County funding not media personalities in order to nursing staff and its support touched... " appearing on the prevent possible influence, departments, work together as following page, readers may Rush and his audience are un- a team, much like a ball team. conclude that if county fund- der the silly notion that he has On Saturday, April 14, one of ing isn't touched, why does the Constitutional freedom of the team's top players stepped previous article mention speech and the radio is a good up to home plate and hit a "county share" for some of the forum, but only politically cor- "foul." And the crowd went programs? The answer, as stat- rect speech, is free speech. De- wild. Some shouted, "It wasn't ed in the second article, is that structive conservative policy over the line," "Don't call him none of the programs draw on can better be articulated by the out," "It's only a foul," "If he the county's general fund dol- likes of James Carville, A1 can't play we'lllose the game." lars. The "county share" funds Sharpton and Tom Daschle. Others shouted just as loud, are realigned dollars flowing It may seem absurd or "A 'foul' is a foul," "He lost it, from the state. They may only ridiculous to consider a radio he can't play," "If we keep him be used for public health, men- program dangerous, but Mr. we can't win." The umpires tal health and certain social Whitney is correct about the (board members) stepped up to services programs. power of persuasion Mr. Lim- declare "We checked the ac- Second, your article "County bough possesses. It would deft- tion, looked up the rules and funding not touched..." pro- nitely be irresponsible and he's out. He lost his rights to rides a very good overview of dangerous to community rela- play." Now, the team members the information we provided tions if we expose our tolerant gathered and were heard to on the MediCal program. How- conservatives and few think- say, "We lost one of our star ever, in the second paragraph ing liberals to his politically players. What can we do?" The of this section, it states, "For incorrect opinions. The result- answer is sPOken loud andthose who are not residents, ing devastation would include clear. "We will pick up our services may be available, but the wealthy hoarding food and bats and continue to swing. We limited to emergency medical money, minimum wage laws are still the same team. We can treatment and pregnancy ignored, children starving, the stillplay!" care." The report actually elderly homeless, rampant dis- The Indian Valley Health states that these limitations crimination, increased air and Care District has a wonderful apply to people who are "un- water pollution, and it goes on team of highly qualified med- documented residents," mean- and on. ical personnel. Please don't ing generally, foreign-born na- How will we ever have an in- short change the team, because tionals who are not residing in clusive, tolerant, diverse and one of it's players hit a "foul." the United States legally. accepting society if we allow Give the rest of the team a Thank you again for provid- conservatives an opportunity chance to continue winning, ing readers with this informa- to air opinions only they agree One player's failures shouldn't tion. with? Censorship is the only mean the whole team is out. Plumas County Department alternative for those conserva- The Cowboys lost Aikman and of Social Services rives not yet enlightened by the lights are still on in Dallas. Elliot Smart, Director ill Permits for mushroom col- valid for collection only in des- and bury all sanitary waste, as lectionare requiredon Nation- ignated commercial areas no services are available in al Forest land. A variety of shown on the map which is this remote area. Campers are permits are available for per- distributed with the permit, advised to keep a clean camp sonal and commercial use. Wilderness areas are excluded due to bears. Camping permits Mushroom collectors must from commercial collection,are not needed for family or have a permit with them at all Currently there are two loca- small group camping, al- times when they are picking, tions designated for commer- though a fire permit must be Permits are limited to one of cial collection located on the obtained. each permit per person per Almanor Ranger District. NoFire permits are required season. The accountability sec- collecting is allowed on adja- starting on May 1. Commercial tion is required to be frilled out cent private or state land.permit holders must have an for all permits each day mush- For more information on industrial camping permit rooms are picked. The excep- mushroom collecting permitswhich is issued specific to the tion to this rule is for seasonal or to obtain a permit in per- Ranger District. For more in- permits. (Permits are based on son, contact the Forest Service formation, contact Almanor the number of days and not Ranger District office nearest Ranger Station, 900 gast Hwy. limited to the pounds ~_isted on you. 36, P.O. Box 767, Chester, CA the permit.) If you are camping, remem- 96020, (530} 258-2141. Commercial permits are ber to pack out your garbage, www.dragongolf.com Call "THE PRINT SHOP"for all your printing needs!! II I Bulletin, Pro ! When the big city crowds and big city hassles are you can handle, SHOP AT HOME! Your local well prepared and anxious to take care of your needs. You will help your community prosper and the hassles of mall shopping. Returns, if necessary, are fast and convenient with merchants. 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