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Stacey Larsen Gipson April 24, 2014 at 06:11 pm
Stupid people for not evacuating. Let's hope you are not now crying for help!
Jackie Loffredo April 24, 2014 at 07:31 pm
stubborn people.. they aren't trying to annoy/disturb you..they are telling you for your safety !
Jackie Loffredo April 24, 2014 at 07:34 pm
don't put a fire fighters life at risk because you want to be stubborn and stupid.
The KKK flyer distributed around Fairview Township. Credit facebook
J Leland April 24, 2014 at 03:15 pm
KKK breaks into a few homes and then comes to the rescue. An age old strategy.
Sean April 24, 2014 at 05:01 pm
How do you really know they are up? They could be sleeping underneath those capes. I would thinkRead More you would wear something more scary like a Michael Myers of Leatherface mask, thought would work better I would think.
Bob Wadas April 24, 2014 at 06:29 pm
Democrats started the KKK also, democrats also were the only opponents of the civil rightsRead More legislation !
Carisa, the 14-and-a-half pound baby born to Burlington mother Caroline Ruscak. Credit: Massachusetts General Hospital
Alison McArty April 24, 2014 at 11:35 am
Sunny do you have any scientific information whatsoever to back up your asinine comment?
erin greisch April 24, 2014 at 01:11 pm
Thank you Alison I was thinking the same thing....
BIGBAKER.. April 24, 2014 at 07:13 pm
It`s just Baby fat, I had an UNCLE years ago 15 lbs and he was born at home, turned out to be aRead More regular kid.
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Herb Hupfer April 24, 2014 at 07:27 pm
The way these comments are going, I think someone may get shot right here!!!!
Sean April 24, 2014 at 07:33 pm
She is too damn cute to be shot. This guy is insane!!!
Steve April 24, 2014 at 07:35 pm
If this old man has to go to prison, we need a database for home invaders to check for gun ownershipRead More before they break in to protect the criminal from death and the resident from over reacting in a catastrophic situation and going to prison.
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Jason D Reitz April 24, 2014 at 07:17 pm
"paul April 24, 2014 at 04:19 PM Frank and M. Hipp, I am neither conservative nor liberal,Read More though I share some ideas held by people who are. I am neither republican nor democrat, but I share in some of their ideas. I believe in the 2nd Amendment, but disagree with some of those who act to interpret the intentions of the writers of that amendment, and/or those who seek to broaden or limit that amendment. Having said this, and having had tried to "debate" the issue of gun laws in this forum before, please let me offer you some advice: Don't waste your time with "Dave," Jason D. Reitz," "Tim," or Bridget Milam-Crooks." Their views on the subject issue have been posted in the past and their bias is well known" Well, good evening everybody. first for the mentally inept individuals that obviously cannot read I and many others have stated nay my /our opinion merely fact in accompaniment of the actual laws, the OCGA (Georgia code sections). You people live in your own imposing (your opinions) on other people lives more than the falsities you spout hoping to deter the facts, as stated FBI and CDC can all be reviewed at said web sites as well at whitehouse.gov. and if you think you have ruffled my feathers, guess again you are the kind of morons I deal with daily and again if you would have pulled your heads out of your rectums and read the facts I work with law enforcement on multiple levels. People like me are who keep people like you safe because you are not smart enough to do it your self.
Jason D Reitz April 24, 2014 at 07:31 pm
Frank thank you for finally asking a rational question. They may try to claim the defense statement,Read More however, the evidence is what speaks louder. The shooter will always have to prove 3 things to be innocent 1) jeopardy- they have to be in danger i.e. the other person has a weapon. 2) ability- the shooter has to prove the other person had the ability to inflict harm. 3) opportunity- the shooter has to prove the other person has the opportunity to complete the harmful act. In simple terms if a person has a knife says he/she is going to harm you and is 50 feet away, he/she has proven jeopardy and opportunity but at that distance they do not really have the ability but shorten that distance to 10 feet or less then that is a different situation. Like I said above the evidence will show proof.
paul April 24, 2014 at 07:33 pm
Jason, I am assuming that you wrote your post in haste, or perhaps on your mobile device becauseRead More the wording is confusing to me (or perhaps it's my mental ineptness). It would be helpful to this conversation if you would re-word your statement. Also, I have a question specifically for you. In going back over your posts in this thread, you stated at 7:48 am today, "I have used my personal protective device 12 times at least in the defense of others, not to drag this out, but 2 times out side a bar once out side a school 3 times outside of churches." My question to you is what the heck do you do or who do you hang around with to put yourself in these situations? You have'd to pull guns on people outside of a school, bars and churches!?! I've lived nearly a half century, lived in several cities, including in some shady areas of those cities, and served in the military, and I've never been in the situation where I had to pull a gun on anyone.
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Michael Hipp April 24, 2014 at 02:54 pm
I don't disagree with you that we're becoming less and less a free country but it's wrong to blameRead More democrats alone. It wasn't dems alone that passed the patriot act. It hasn't been dems alone that have been re-uping it since it was passed the first time. On how bad Hillary will be as a president. Every president is bad in some ways. Reagan raised taxes more than a dozen times. Bush took us to war on two fronts with no way to pay for it. Clinton signed DOMA and DADT. Obama gave away the farm in order to get the Affordable Care Act passed. Papa Bush said that atheists shouldn't be considered Americans. Sure Hillary will be a bad president in some ways.... they are all bad in some way. I can tell you this much though, any president is going to be a worse president when the publicly stated goal of the opposition is to obstruct that president at any and all opportunities. The dems did it to Bush. The republican'ts are doing it to Obama. It's like Palestine and Israel, they'll fight to the death out of spite and habit, neither one of them knowing which one threw the first punch and not caring because winning is the only goal. What America needs are citizens that go into government for the good of the country instead of the good of their party.
Michael Hipp April 24, 2014 at 03:03 pm
Oh, one last point on your last post B. Dub. "Hillary presidency combined with a DemocraticRead More Congress." Ain't gonna happen. Republicant's have gerrymandered the states to absolute death. They have the House for the foreseeable future and they have a good chance at getting the Senate. I can't guarantee you who's going to win in 2016 but I can very well guarantee you that no one party will take executive and legislative branches, both.
PAUL April 24, 2014 at 06:57 pm
who the hell cares?????????????????
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John Strother April 24, 2014 at 08:38 am
with caller ID they should be able to point to the caller. Sorry but an out of state telephoneRead More number should be a tip off.
Eddie April 24, 2014 at 08:52 am
The caller used Skype, via the Internet, and will probably never be found if he took certainRead More precautions unless he's running his mouth about this prank.
Bob West April 24, 2014 at 06:20 pm
@ eddie, I wouldn't mention any specific phone-calling service in case any other arseholes areRead More looking for tips. But for better or worse, those calls are traceable. They have "add-ons" that can fool your friends, but certainly not the NSA. BTW, that phone service was bought by Microsoft a couple of years ago- so much for any illusion of confidentiality. By using it, you "opt in" to give up your privacy, just like with G-mail. Using a computer to make a prank call is a dumb move in itself. Any computer transmits a wealth of information. Non-smart phones are a lot less traceable than anything else. Have you ever seen how many items advertisers and other web sites use to uniquely identify your computer? They can't tell your name but track your unique computer. It's called "computer fingerprinting." As soon as you give your name at a web site they track, they've got you. Check this site sometime to see how unique your computer is-- https://panopticlick.eff.org/ .... I suspect that nobody's putting much effort into tracing this call, because in the big scheme of things, they've got more serious things to deal with. (Unfortunately, unlike our local PDs.) Shame this idiot got so much publicity from his crime. I think the glorifying news "perp walk" should be stopped in virtually all cases.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan's ban on affirmative action in college admissions.
Jimmy Vierwepps April 24, 2014 at 06:33 pm
And the law
Jimmy Vierwepps April 24, 2014 at 06:36 pm
I am a whole hearted support of the United States Supreme Court and my 1st amendment right to sayRead More what I said because I support Cheif Justice Robert, But he and his group is dangerouslly Silly. Inner City Education where the teachers promoted a theory if I get one child to college after 13 years I have done my job the educational system in this country was built to make you a servent not a thinker. In a class of 30 that teacher and teachers focus on just one. I believe if he/she focus on 29 being able to read and write do math, understood science, then she did her job and still had work to do one was left behind. But let thanks President Reagan for giving us the Preppy look.
Jimmy Vierwepps April 24, 2014 at 06:38 pm
A lawsuit filed April 22, 2014, challenges the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. File photo
Chris P April 24, 2014 at 06:23 pm
@Michael Hipp 1. You've somewhat misinterperted the meaning of that commandment. While to covetRead More something would be to desire or to want something this commandment goes much further. The meaning is more closer to wanting or desiring some thing to the point of behaving in such a way that would unjustly benefit you at someone else's expense. There is nothing wrong with wanting to better yourself or better your lot in life so long as it is not done in an unjust manner. 2. When you attempt to redefine something as major as marriage to fit a narrow need, do you not think it would be appropriate to have everyone weigh in on this? 3. You did not understand what I stated. The Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court was, by her own admission, considered an activist in the gay marriage movement. However she was straight. The point is that she favored a favorable outcome, was not impartial, therefore she should have recused herself. 4. The response this will be interesting. Perhaps I should not have used the word "disorder" as it has a negative connotation and this thread is about marriage and not about the idea of being homosexual. Not meant as an insult and apologies if it was taken that way. I heard it here and in other discussions that those who are gay claim they were born that way. So in layman's terms my conclusion would be be that your brain is "wired" differently than others. Would we be in agreement with that?
Michael Hipp April 24, 2014 at 06:48 pm
YOU: ". You've somewhat misinterperted the meaning of that commandment" ME: Oh please.Read More Dude, don't try the interpretation thing with me. For, literally, any verse you can bring up in any holy book, I can find you ten people with ten different opinions. It says don't covet - we covet as an economy - that's MY interpretation and I know just as much about the bible as any laychristian alive. YOU: "When you attempt to redefine something as major as marriage to fit a narrow need" ME: Bullshit. The meaning of marriage has been in continual change since it's inception. It used to be about cementing property rights only, no romance at all. The woman used to be property of the man. And guess what, there were Church sanctioned marriages between men 1,000 years ago. Get off your high horse about heterosexuals owning marriage - it's a flat out lie. YOU: "You did not understand what I stated. The Chief Justice of the Massachu" ME: Considering that you said something I misread - this is granted to you. That makes no difference though. Marriage Equality is written into the constitution of the United States in more than one amendment. If it hadn't have happened in MA then it would have happened somewhere else. YOU: "perhaps I should not have used the word "disorder"" ME: I am a human. You are a human. That's all that needs to be considered. Your brain is "wired" differently than mine and it's "wired" differently than everybody else on the planet. Your brain is as unique as your fingerprint. Do not talk to me about differences because the whole human experience is a spectrum of feelings/thoughts/experiences. We are different in a million ways and we're the same in a million ways. That your sky daddy tells your that I am worthy of death is, literally, the only reason that you make a big deal out of it. Homosexuality is as natural as heterosexuality in every respect. When you show me what it is about your brain that makes your heterosexual then I'll show you what it is about my brain that makes me gay. You are no more normal that I am, you're no more abnormal that I am. FINAL WORDS: I hope that I got across on the gay thing how deeply I feel that it's much to do about nothing.
amy2go April 24, 2014 at 07:27 pm
I feel kind of sad for the homophobic people on this thread because they are so utterly limited.Read More Talk about being left in the dust. Onward!
Everyday Mathematics is just one of the programs that makes a heck of a lot of $ off of the millions of textbooks sold to schools that teach to the 'Core.' The Common Core isn't just restricting for teachers & students, it's lining people's pockets.
CowDung April 24, 2014 at 12:20 pm
Gary's post is full of falsehoods.
CowDung April 24, 2014 at 12:22 pm
"Agreements or addenda" are not part of the Common Core. Again, if states are doing theirRead More own thing by adding stuff or agreeing to do something different, it isn't Common Core.
Millsey April 24, 2014 at 02:46 pm
If it's on the internet it must be true? A small group of parents make up some "facts" andRead More post it on random news sites. So it must be true? I'm in favor of trusting the actual sources of the program over a blog that someone created because they are afraid of their kids getting a better education.
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Paul April 22, 2014 at 09:10 pm
Netflix is hands down the best deal going, and it has been a bargain for YEARS. I guess theRead More nonsensical whiners who complain about a long-delayed, $2 a MONTH increase are worried it will cost them a (partial) SINGLE LATTE. Utterly ridiculous.
Gregg L. DesElms April 23, 2014 at 10:36 am
TO MICHAEL BRENNICK: Leftist, Democra... WHAT? You think Comcast is part of the so-calledRead More "liberal" media (which, by the way, doesn't even exist)? Are you freakin' KIDDIN' me? [shakes head in disbelief] Wow. The FOX NEWS CHANNEL should be held criminally liable for what it has done to your brain.
Gregg L. DesElms April 23, 2014 at 02:39 pm
FOR THOSE WHO LIKE AMAZON PRIME OVER NETFLIX: Here's an interesting article from today (23 Apr 2014)Read More about how Amazon Prime just got HBO to stream at least some of its older content, plus "HBO GO," to Amazon's new Fire TV box, thereby making NetFlix upset because NetFlix (nor any other streaming service, including HULU) has never been able to get any HBO content; and so Amazon has scored a real coup! On the Fierce Wireless website | http://bit.ly/1i9J0l7 | Interesting.
NeNe Leakes of Atlanta on "Dancing With The Stars" with pro partner Tony Dovolani. Credit: Leakes' Facebook page
David Brown April 22, 2014 at 07:57 am
I'm with you David D. I never watch the show.
Atlanta Rocks April 22, 2014 at 11:48 am
NENE IS NOT FROM THE CASCADE AREA!!!! Nor is she from SW Atlanta or even Atlanta for that matter!!!!Read More Why all the Nene Leakes news?? At least give us Kandi Burruss news, she went to school in the area and lives off Cascade. Is it just our Patch site or have they all gone downhill?
Cris April 24, 2014 at 06:58 am
I have never "liked" her. She is "loud and obnoxious" it seems to me and is onlyRead More "popular" from the housewives of Atlanta show and noone would know who she is if it weren't for that show. It's kind of like the Kardashian's and Snookie (eww to me she looks like a ferret- sorry to the ferrets for that one LOL)...none of them would be a "household name" if it weren't for the reality shows-which to me need to be thinned out. There are wayyyyyyyyyyy too many of them!!! All statements in this are just MY opinion of course....lol
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nonoise April 23, 2014 at 05:49 pm
It is probly the parents that want to drop the charges, not the boy. They shouldn't. I don'tRead More know why they would want to drop the charges.
Peggy Prater Mcmillan April 24, 2014 at 11:01 am
Those boys need to be punished, if they are doing things like that, no telling what they will beRead More like when they are older.
David S April 24, 2014 at 06:16 pm
This case is no longer up to this boy, Autistic or not. The state will be the one to prosecute thisRead More case, and will go to trial. Quite frankly, I would send these two girls to a state facility for twenty years. They are obviously sick to do something like that to anybody, let alone the dog as well. "Hang Em High"
Mineta San José International Airport. Wikimedia.
april ann April 22, 2014 at 01:30 pm
I agree with B. Dub 100%! How was this kid able to scale a fence and just walk right over to theRead More plane? TSA: for all the harassing you do in the terminal...you ain't all that!! As far as the kid being a runaway..maybe he does face some serious abuse issues at home. He's damn lucky to be alive. But, I raised three boys, and a 16 year old boy can runaway for any collage of reasons. My kids never ran away but, I'm wondering if the fact that the plane was going to HAWAII has anything to do with it. It sounds a little compulsive to me. CPA need good follow up on this. Thank you lucky stars kid!
Lee Jacobsen April 22, 2014 at 06:42 pm
It wasn't a miracle that he survived, it was Easter Sunday, and good things always happen.Read More "always look on the bright side of life"......Life of Brian........overlooked miracle worker....... Not a problem to let other kids of similar intelligence do the same thing, it will improve the human gene pool immensely, and the human race will benefit overall as a result.
mimi April 23, 2014 at 02:09 pm
There are two separate issues here. The first and certainly the most obvious is security failure.Read More The second is to determine what is in the best interest of the teen, as well as the public.. He needs a psych eval, at the very least. Then again, so does most of the public.
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Lowell Motto April 24, 2014 at 06:41 pm
The article title and the employee who told her to cover up made it sound like she was wearing aRead More shirt that exposed her cleavage all the way to the bottom of her chest. Other people who have commented on this video/article, like MommaB, saying, "Why would you go to Disneyland with your boobs hanging out anyways?" obviously didn't bother to watch the video or see the pictures of the cleavage they were talking about, otherwise they would have seen it hard only VERY SLIGHT Cleavage. Even a straight guy would not have even noticed at first glance if she walked by him. It was such slight cleavage, that it should not have been addressed at all. The employee who told her that should be suspended 2 weeks without pay! She should get 4 tickets to Disneyland to compensate for her ruined vacation. P.S I bet there were tons of men wearing tank tops and I bet THEY were not told to cover up.
Lowell Motto April 24, 2014 at 06:44 pm
And it's kind of hypocritical to tell her that when Disney makes movies of their MAIN CHARACTER wearRead More nothing but a seashell bra for almost an entire 2 hour movie.
Dee April 24, 2014 at 07:23 pm
Oldgringo, lol. Awww, I love you too!!