[Vision2020] More Stuff

donald huskey donaldrose at cpcinternet.com
Fri Sep 8 07:32:20 PDT 2006

Hi Gary and Visionaries:


Help me out here, Gary.  I am unclear about the claim that GTE didn't pay
property taxes.  Can you substantiate that claim?  Also, what is NWRS, and
why is the property not available?




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The old Tidyman's location has been secured by NWRS and is not available.
Wal-Marts current location is occupied. (for now) Try and keep up people.
Does anyone but me find it odd that so many folks have so may suggestions
for other people's property and resources?



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From: Pennsylvania <mailto:penn_place_boise at yahoo.com>  Place 

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Actually, that is a very fine idea that I hadn't considered - plenty of
parking, plenty of space for classes, even room to grow - and the patronage
of NSA wouldn't hurt the Eastside Marketplace at all. 


Penny P.

Tom Hansen <thansen at moscow.com> wrote:

Although I believe that Wal-Mart would make an excellent location for New
Saint Andrews College, it is doubtful that Wal-Mart will consider selling.


My suggestion to the "powers that be" at Anselm House would be to consider
purchasing the old Tidyman's building.




Tom Hansen

Vandalville, Idaho


 "Everyone has problems, some are just better at hiding them."

- Unknown 


From: vision2020-bounces at moscow.com [mailto:vision2020-bounces at moscow.com]
On Behalf Of Pennsylvania Place
Sent: Friday, September 08, 2006 5:50 AM
To: vision2020 at moscow.com
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Good points, Joe, and I think perhaps I spoke too soon in agreeing with
Donovan's assessment. However, I still deny that parking in downtown Moscow
is a real issue for anyone who doesn't mind walking a couple of blocks.


I have a solution to the NSA problem: Get Dougie to buy the Wal-Mart. Then,
NSA can have a shining campus on a hill and we can get rid of Wal-Mart. Two
birds with one stone!


Penny P.

Joe Campbell <joekc at adelphia.net> wrote:

You are wrong, Donovan. I want NSA in town, I just don't want them downtown.

Here is one gift that NSA downtown has given us: If the U of I wants to take
over downtown Moscow, then they are in a much better position to do so now
than they would have otherwise been without the CUP. 

Why is it that NSA is allowed downtown but the U of I is not? No substantive
reason. Thus, the U of I could now locate downtown if they wished. The only
thing preventing them from doing so is their own good grace. (NSA folks will
tell you that they are already downtown but that is not really true. If you
doubt this, suggest a counterexample.) 

Now the folks at NSA -- saints that they are -- have no intention of taking
over downtown through incremental measures: one or two building here, one or
two buildings there. But what is to prevent the U of I from doing so? Well,
as of now, nothing but their own good grace! 

Some of us think that the downtown area is not a good place for a college or
university, especially given that this town has had a college or university
for over 100 years and it is now big enough to take over the town, should it
so desire to do so. NSA downtown makes a U of I takeover more possible now
than it would otherwise be. And the only reason that the U of I will not
take over the downtown is out of its own good grace. I hope that NSA has a
similar attitude but I honestly worry that it does not! 

My anger at NSA is over its blatant disregard for the beliefs and feelings
of many of the local citizens and its blatant disrespect of social, moral,
and legal conventions. It has nothing to do with their religious views. And
I very much resent, Donovan, your constant insistence that things are

Joe Campbell 

---- Donovan Arnold wrote: 

I don't think these people are really worried about parking. They just want
NSA out of town. 



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