This sounds all lovely but just what everyone thinks is going in there. Trader Joes the A&P can hardly make it, and a fancy food store is going to instead? There had been approval of a strip mall. Walmart bashing is easy, but they do pay lots of taxes. Seems the town has it in for Home Depot, and Walmart which if either or both were to leave the taxes we all pay would go up. I am sure Bloomingdales is now salivating to take the space. View Comment
All one has to do is visit Israel and compare it to the rest of the Arab countries. One look and you will believe that Israel should never have given one foot of land gained by defeating the Arabs who have started war after war with Israel. View Comment
This is not only about protecting children and punishing those who did not, but also an indictment on school sports. There is way too much emphasis on sports for a few while academics for the majority is secondary. Look at any high school, or middle school sports program and you will see the sports above all else mentality among coaches, and administrations. A small district that I know will be spending more than $650,000 for after school sports but laid off teachers, aides, and does not have money for school supplies in the coming academic year not to mention there is no real worthwhile physical education program. The sports lobby in this district is loud and organized with the administration and board of Ed afraid to face up to them. Ask any teacher what is important in their district and the answer is after school sports.
Wake up and join the rest of the world? Europe is broke, and one of the main reasons is unions and ultra liberal governments have instituted universal health care, which is what Obumma wants. The cost of these grandiose plans is much more than countries can afford. When our taxes go sky high to pay for all this as in Europe I will be interested in hearing what you and the unions have to say then. View Comment
It is because of the "pensions, medical, health care, sick time, vacation time — “the whole gambit,” has caused us long suffering citizens to pay some of the highest electric bills in the country. This union has bleed the cash cow just about dry and now they want to take the last drop of blood. View Comment