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Last night's school board meeting..

January 19, 2022 01:17PM
was interesting, to say the least.. we had a HUGE turnout of Coyote alumni wearing red and black, carrying stuffed Wiley Coyote dolls, huge Coyote banners, framed photos of past coach and player legends - you name it.. we had former players, former city counsel members, lawyers, 75 year old former cheerleaders etc... it was a REALLY great turnout..

So, of course, there were about 8 people there with the sole intent of threatening the school board into doing what they wanted - which was to kill the Coyotes.. Ironically, they stated WE were the privileged crybabies who always got what they wanted and they never got anything..

It was soooooo weird.. when people walked up to speak, you could TELL what side they were on just by their faces.. the pissed off crew all looked - I dunno - somewhat psycho.. a couple of them were SO pissed their voices cracked while talking.. They made accusations, they told outright lies, and they provided personal attack son some of our speakers, who had already spoken.. seriously - 75-80 year old women being personally attacked strictly because they wanted to save the Coyotes.. I wanted to punch every single one of them in the face.. I have never been so outright disgusted with humanity in my life..

..and the sad thing is what's happening to THEIR school is a done deal, no matter what we propose.. their school is becoming a middle school no matter what we do or say.. think they finally decided to take out their anger on someone and we were the perfect target.. Before we proposed our plan last Thursday, I had not heard ONE word from those people being upset with what was happening..

One lady, a local business owner, literally said that the "only people trying to save the Coyotes are the near dead".. she ragged on us, accused us of copyright infringement (we are not proposing to use the Wiley Coyote image - we only use it because it used to be the mascot and its sentimental to us - they haven't used that image in decades) stated she'd make sure that we were prosecuted for using it - and that the penalty was $150K per violation, which is know is accurate.. and made up a whole bunch more BS.. she got her 3 minutes worth in, for sure..

So, this morning I see everyone on the group I admin for the Coyotes posted to BOYCOTT her local coffee house business.. and that sh*t got shared HUNDREDS of times within minutes.. she pm'd me, at first, threatening if I didn't take it down what all she'd do and I replied that we had MANY local business owners and professionals that would NOT speak or take a public stand for the EXACT same reason - that they didn't want to dig their own business grave.. and I told her when you take a public stand, and actually totally INSULT the people, lie about them, and say we're all "near dead" that there are gonna be repercussions.. But I lightened up and told her to tag me in each post and I would remove it.. AND I DID... But I didn't HAVE to - she couldn't have done a dadgum thing about it, had I left them up, because they didn't violate facebook policy..

So, does she even thank me? No.. she did not.. in fact, she started tagging me in EVERY post she didn't agree with, wanting me to take them ALL down.. there are HUNDREDS of posts she tagged me in to remove that had nothing to do with her and were generally only positive posts about the Coyotes.. Seriously.... why do I even TRY with some people? I won't remove any more of the posts calling for boycotts of her business.. and, in this town, that could seriously do her in.. she's not from here, and has a coffee shop RIGHT ACROSS THE STREET FROM STARBUCKS!

Ok, I'm done venting.. oh, and no word yet from the board..

Friendship is like peeing your pants.. Everybody can see it, but only you can feel the warmth..


  What the hell is wrong with people these days?

sstrams382December 22, 2021 10:08AM

  TOTALLY get your vent. I don't know what is worse....

Ramgator89December 22, 2021 10:22AM

  One of the schools I contacted for help..

sstrams76December 22, 2021 12:10PM

  Why are they changing the name from Coyote ?.....nm

IowaRam68December 22, 2021 12:38PM

  Not really sure...

sstrams70December 22, 2021 12:46PM

  This coming from the students ?

IowaRam87December 22, 2021 01:12PM

  Fromm what I've seen, its ONLY coming from..

sstrams71December 22, 2021 01:19PM

  Re: What the hell is wrong with people these days?

MamaRAMa167December 22, 2021 12:45PM

  Yeah, we're confused, as well..

sstrams100December 22, 2021 01:27PM

  just a guess, but......

21Dog115December 22, 2021 01:58PM

  Nice thought, but no...

sstrams83December 22, 2021 02:12PM

  Here's a pic of the building I really like Attachments

sstrams96December 22, 2021 01:40PM

  Re: Here's a pic of the building I really like

MamaRAMa119December 22, 2021 02:47PM

  I totally agree..

sstrams82December 22, 2021 02:53PM

  A REAL School! What is up with TODAY'S School construction.

Ramgator105December 23, 2021 01:15PM

  Re: A REAL School! What is up with TODAY'S School construction.

waterfield69December 31, 2021 01:04PM

  A friends sent me comparison info..

sstrams74December 31, 2021 01:08PM


Ramgator78January 03, 2022 03:13PM

  We have a major lotto too..

sstrams54January 03, 2022 03:16PM

  It's a FARCE!

Ramgator60January 03, 2022 03:22PM

  You been drinking Gator? lol

sstrams55January 03, 2022 03:34PM

  LOL No. That topics just gets me going.

Ramgator81January 04, 2022 11:22AM

  Well, you SHOULD have been drinking...

sstrams59January 04, 2022 12:52PM


Ramgator54January 04, 2022 01:19PM


sstrams58January 04, 2022 01:21PM

  That and.....

Ramgator55January 05, 2022 09:03AM

  I'm glad I don't live in Florida....nm

IowaRam133December 31, 2021 01:08PM

  Florida has become an EFFING JOKE!!!

Ramgator77January 03, 2022 03:21PM

  I broke down.. Attachments

sstrams90December 23, 2021 01:24PM

  This situation is insane....

JamesJM82December 23, 2021 01:43PM

  Trying, man...

sstrams102December 23, 2021 01:52PM

  Call me Mr. Confused

waterfield79December 31, 2021 01:11PM

  Re: Call me Mr. Confused

sstrams65December 31, 2021 01:53PM

  Re: Call me Mr. Confused

waterfield66January 01, 2022 09:25PM

  Re: Call me Mr. Confused

sstrams68January 02, 2022 06:43AM

  have to talked to any of the currant students

IowaRam124December 23, 2021 03:09PM

  Will never give up...

sstrams166December 23, 2021 03:35PM

  History wise , we're probably not that far off Attachments

IowaRam92December 23, 2021 05:10PM

  Was that photo taken in July???? LOL

Ramgator97December 24, 2021 04:19AM

  The other guy..

sstrams135December 24, 2021 09:35AM

  Now you've done it....

JamesJM90December 24, 2021 10:54AM

  Was a great meeting.. Attachments

sstrams151December 24, 2021 12:01PM

  I actually heard back from Tommy Kramer..

sstrams124December 25, 2021 05:24AM

  Re: I actually heard back from Tommy Kramer..

IowaRam82December 25, 2021 07:17AM

  Yeah, the holy grail..

sstrams83December 25, 2021 07:42AM

  We have digital billboards now... Attachments

sstrams129December 27, 2021 05:37PM

  Wow, get after it Steve!

JamesJM64December 27, 2021 06:48PM

  Yes we do, Jimmy...

sstrams98December 28, 2021 05:21AM

  Re: We have digital billboards now...

MamaRAMa101December 27, 2021 08:21PM

  We'll see, Mama..

sstrams85December 28, 2021 05:22AM

  I love it

21Dog87December 28, 2021 04:53AM

  You can count on it, 21..

sstrams155December 28, 2021 05:25AM

  Can anyone sign the petition.?

IowaRam65December 28, 2021 08:05AM

  Anyone can sign..

sstrams160December 28, 2021 08:48AM

  Well then post the link!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!

JamesJM127December 28, 2021 09:02AM

  Link to sign the petition..

sstrams85December 28, 2021 09:11AM

  I just cleaned up the Spider..

sstrams98December 28, 2021 09:30AM

  Did the TV interview today...

sstrams106December 29, 2021 04:43PM

  Yard signs are going out! Attachments

sstrams116December 30, 2021 11:57AM

  Re: Yard signs are going out!

IowaRam118December 30, 2021 01:13PM

  No! its not..

sstrams172December 30, 2021 03:46PM

  Nice lady helped me jump start my car today

ferragamo7998December 30, 2021 07:00PM

  Cool! you might think about..

sstrams110December 31, 2021 04:26AM

  my wife said the same thing

ferragamo79118December 31, 2021 07:23AM

  Its not the same model, but is similar...

sstrams101December 31, 2021 08:38AM

  Thanks I'll take a look

ferragamo79121December 31, 2021 09:02AM

  Yeah, I think I got two for $125..

sstrams95December 31, 2021 09:25AM

  We carry something similar in all our vehicles

IowaRam136December 31, 2021 10:42AM

  Is "Coyote" is derogatory term nowadays??

NewMexicoRam130December 31, 2021 06:18PM

  No, not the way our Coyote is pronounced..

sstrams75December 31, 2021 08:55PM

  Re: Is "Coyote" is derogatory term nowadays??

waterfield124January 01, 2022 09:30PM

  Well, that's OUR question...

sstrams155January 02, 2022 07:33AM

  I think we are making a difference..

sstrams89January 03, 2022 03:36PM

  My question

IowaRam123January 03, 2022 04:14PM

  Well, that IS a point I want to make..

sstrams93January 03, 2022 04:57PM

  We are radically changing our battle plan...

sstrams70January 08, 2022 07:02AM

  there are other high schools involved in this as well ?

IowaRam60January 08, 2022 10:14AM

  Well, there's currently..

sstrams69January 08, 2022 11:37AM

  sounds like basically went through here Attachments

IowaRam60January 08, 2022 01:05PM

  Sounds about right...

sstrams65January 08, 2022 01:32PM

  There might come a day Attachments

IowaRam61January 08, 2022 01:34PM

  That definitely won't happen here..

sstrams57January 08, 2022 01:44PM

  thats kinda what has me puzzled

IowaRam55January 08, 2022 01:55PM

  It actually wasn't advertised very well..

sstrams68January 08, 2022 02:00PM

  Things are heating up...

sstrams57January 14, 2022 10:42AM

  any updates ?

IowaRam55January 14, 2022 10:49AM

  Yeah, just posted an update - the post above this one..

sstrams46January 14, 2022 11:17AM

  Re: Yeah, just posted an update - the post above this one..

MamaRAMa49January 14, 2022 11:20AM

  Yeah.. its shocking...

sstrams77January 14, 2022 11:25AM

  Last night's school board meeting..

sstrams64January 19, 2022 01:17PM

  Re: Last night's school board meeting..

MamaRAMa59January 19, 2022 02:13PM


sstrams48January 19, 2022 04:38PM

  So what happens next ?

IowaRam56January 19, 2022 04:49PM

  The local paper did the math..

sstrams42January 19, 2022 05:16PM