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Tmc April 23, 2014 at 07:07 PM
It's coming when those corrupt bureaucrats get their pockets lined, as per usual.
Rocco Frank Milford Independents April 23, 2014 at 09:11 PM
Folks, after hearing the near fatal clamor of a 5.9% property tax increase, its pretty obvious theRead Mores tatus quo is not going to work. No one wants a mega high school, and yet no one can afford the taxes required to sustain two mini high schools either. This poster is very astute.
tlkensington April 23, 2014 at 07:31 AM
First he is talking about non mastery tests. He then said its up to districts to determine ifRead Moreparent s can opt out. He also made a good point about making your kids take tests. But if your kid is stupid then by all means opt out. I never for one second thought about opting out my kids. They never struggled with tests. I made sure of that. Maybe Gary should spend more time teaching his kid at home and less time complaining about tests online.
Gary Tobin April 23, 2014 at 11:43 PM
tlkensington - You can attack what I right, attack my opinions, hell if you feel the need toRead Morephysica lly attack me I accept this all. Once and only once - Do Not include, reference, assume, or bring my children into any comments you write. I think that is clear.
Chris April 23, 2014 at 07:48 PM
He's always been responsive to any email I've sent him. He's worked against GMO's. No complaintsRead Moreher e.
tlkensington April 23, 2014 at 08:08 PM
Good to know that Cafe Atlantique doesn't pay its workers a living wage. I will be skipping thatRead Morewhe n I'm downtown from now on.
tlkensington April 23, 2014 at 09:10 PM
Rocco, its called grassroots campaigning. You have had enough time to build a base. You should beRead Moresl owly increasing voters for your party. It's hard work but you are sounding defeatist. The one place third parties can work is in local politics. Just act sane, no more conspiracies, and knock on lots of doors. Then after that knock on them again. The state is also will give you money as a third party candidate. You need to get 2300 signatures and enough small donations. Then the state will give you 27k to run. You can use that to get your message out. It's doubtful you will win the first year, but its about building name recognition. Then latch onto key issues in Milford. There seems to be a new education debate every few months. Build exposure and support. You don't need a Mr. Moneybags to fund everything.
Julie Weisberg (Editor) April 22, 2014 at 11:12 AM
Hi, Me. Actually, the Patch app currently only supports iPhone and Android phones. You can,Read Morehowever, use the mobile version via your browser: it will adjust and automatically resize in tab's window. Hope that helps!
tlkensington April 21, 2014 at 08:02 PM
I love the first sentence ,"Only 26 of Trumbull High School’s 530 juniors showed up toRead Moreta ke last Friday’s Common Core Smarter Balanced Assessment Test of a test." I love tests of tests!
tlkensington April 22, 2014 at 08:30 PM
How is controlling the cost of milk not socialism? It is. The market rate for milk would be 8 bucks Read Morebut the government makes it 3. This is no different than the federal government getting involved with healthcare No difference at all. Either both are socialist or neither. Either you support both or neither unless you are able to lie to yourself. Cliven Bundy is actually a millionaire. Lets give him a hand up. He is an 8 percenter.
Rocco Frank Milford Independents April 23, 2014 at 10:51 AM
TLK in the words of a famous Democrat Congressman, "my dad did not support our family workingRead Moref or a poor person." In a healthy economy the wealthy employ the Poor, they create opportunity and build the middle class. So we are clear here the 8% per-centers I refer to are our Congressmen who have an 8% approval rating, it has more to do with their incompetency than anything else. Also you are correct, permanent subsidies are in fact Socialism, as is food stamps, and energy assistance, and the like. It would be really wonderful if everyone could afford to pay their bills, however people living under bridges and subways and begging for food due to pestilence, abject poverty and like was never the goal of our Republic and was and should be repudiated as it still is. However like I mentioned above a handout, instead of a hand up is in my opinion no different than feeding the wildlife at a public park. We do not want them to forget how to hunt, and fend for themselves or in other words we have better policies for bears and Moose than we do people. Three, Four and now Five generations of families on public entitlements is unacceptable and if you ask me I would favor replacing FREE Handouts, with EARNED HANDOUTS. We need a New Deal in this country to make education affordable, and encourage self sufficiency and not punish employment. For example, we tax Cigarettes and Alcohol very heavily to deter people from becoming Alcoholics or unhealthy, so why do we do the same to business who want to employ people. There are so many business who want to hire people and yet because of the punitive taxes, and legal liability on hiring small businesses are hesitant to create those jobs that are needed. As for your initial question is this Socialism? I believe that what we have is not Socialism but rather a managed economy run on printed money that alleviates complete social disorder due to destructive laws created by the 8 Per-centers. Some people are fed up with, and I believe the Tea Party, the Militias, and certain overly taxed people in America are sick and tired of paying for a broken system.
tlkensington April 23, 2014 at 08:56 PM
Wait so Obama isn't a socialist?
Gary Tobin April 20, 2014 at 06:44 PM
The face of your statement or your theory may look and sound good but I think if you look deeperRead Moreand consider all the issues that would and could develop I think you would reconsider.
liz April 20, 2014 at 07:54 PM
If the leftist hate you, like they do the Tea Party, and the Koch bros., then both the Tea PartyRead Moreand the Koch bros, must be doing something right.
Michael Brown April 21, 2014 at 08:00 AM
@liz - A very scholarly treatise in deed? But you left out the phrase 'ipso facto.'
Michael Brown April 21, 2014 at 11:19 AM
@Gary Tobin - If I've never made this clear to you, I find you to be a self centered fool. I think Read Moremost of what you write is inane and stupid. Hope that clears up the facts of "our relationship" as you put it.
John Pasnau April 21, 2014 at 11:24 AM
Feeling the love, you guys should get a room.
Gary Tobin April 21, 2014 at 02:11 PM
John Pasnau - I'm not feeling the love anymore Mr. Michael Brown - This all started with youRead Moresugges ting I attend the BOE Meeting tonight and maybe they would select me to replace Mr. Saley on the BOE. I thought you were coming around and freeing yourself from the Dem Town Committee's shackles and thinking for yourself, my bad. Thank you for clearing that up. -------------------------------------------------------------- I still have not received a response from Ms. Susan Glennon, Chair, Milford Board of Education. -------------------------------------------------------------- SO THE QUESTION STANDS DOES ANYONE KNOW WHO THE REPLACEMENT IS FOR MR. SALEY?