“Nonsense...in 40 years of experience in education I have found that just the
opposite is true. Teacher and faculty come down hard on those who use other peoples ideas as their own, but often get criticized for being too harsh on holding high standards of ethics.”
lshofstahl on Nov 5, 2013 at 11:58:33
“You prove my point. Pressure is being applied to soften the lofty goals of education. The base is crumbling. Hillary,"What does it matter/"?”
“Nice lesson, but misses the point. Fighting over a legally passed law has no business in a funding bill. If the law is a bad law, then pass an amended one. If it is such a bad law, why don't the Republicans simply "let it fail" and then correct the problems?”
naelli222 on Oct 9, 2013 at 15:52:17
“I agree that there are proper ways to change a law. However, this "law" is different. I put it in quotations b/c if it were law (i know it is) then Obama should have never been able to change it without congresses approval. He gave a delay for businesses. All gop is asking for is the same treatment be passed on the average joe. ”
Stuzzadelic on Oct 9, 2013 at 15:38:00
18 U.S.C. § 371—Conspiracy to Defraud the United States
“History will not treat John Boehner well. I am of the opinion this might be time for the forming of a third party...the American Independent Party where only statemen and women need apply. It's time to break the hold of partisan politics and the power of money.”
“Nonsense. Our government should not be held hostage because the Repubs don't like a particular law. If they don't like it, they should garner the votes to change it, NOT stop the funding of the government. It is the difference between being a stateman and a partisan and selfish bureaucrat. Statemen do what is right for the country, Partisans do only what is right for their party. Partisans are the Un-Patriots in today's world.”
Kimberly Betts on Sep 30, 2013 at 13:45:29
“So you where in favor of segregation when it was law.Bad laws need to be repealed .”
“Not really. Not all "shut downs" were the same or were total. That being said, both Dems and Repubs have used ridiculous measures to try to overthrow something that is law. If they don't like the law...the avenue is...repeal it.”
“You miss the point completely and are incorrect on your "assumptions" about illegal immigration. They come for jobs that most Americans would not do. They are exploited by big business to get them here. How else do you think they survive. They are looking for a path to being legal, for the most part. They add to the economy more than they take away. Look this stuff up, learn to know what you are talking about instead of just "ranting" the same old right wing diatribe.”
mistykay13 on Jul 20, 2013 at 15:43:27
“No, YOU miss the point completely. You are incorrect in your assumptions about illegals & especially that staid old fall back mantra of ""They came for the jobs that most Americans would not do". No, they take jobs American workers will not take because of the low wages....having those jobs go vacant would cause the company to have to raise wages. Having illegals fill them keeps them below minimum wage & therefore defeat the purpose. They already have a "path to being legal" & that is to go back home & apply for PERMISSION from the USA to immigrate into the USA LEGALLY. How do they add anything to the country when they do NOT pay property taxes (which are the income for states, city, and school maintenance)? They have little spending capital on their under-the-table low wages thus coupled with no taxes from their income they do not purchase cars, houses, appliances, college tuitions, etc. while using ERs (forcing increased debt onto the healthcare system), & free clinics for healthcare. You need to actually do some honest research on the financial burden of ILLEGAL immigration on the USA taxpayers.”
“You make a good point. So do the illegal aliens...they just want a path to be legal. Who hires them and exploits them...helps them get to this country and survive? Big Business....those are the people we should crack down on and much of this "illegal" activity would stop.”
“This is my point exactly. To lump all illegal aliens in together is a mistake. Some by virtue of circumstances beyond their control are here and WANT a path to becoming legal. It has been proven time and time again that illegal aliens are NOT a drag on our economy or country. By and large, they add to the economy and support our way of life.
Go to the south, or Midwest, try North Carolina, where businesses are finding ways to
use illegal aliens, in spite of laws against it. My point is, if we believe in the words on
the Statue of Liberty...then we should be trying to help these people...not deport them.
As a matter of fact...must of us are not native to this country, when tracing our roots.”
“It would follow that your next move should be to take down the Statue of Liberty, then. Just not applicable anymore, I guess.”
mistykay13 on Jul 20, 2013 at 12:44:30
“Nice try, dbeckscs, but OBVIOUSLY the USA still welcomes LEGAL immigrants! We still do have LEGAL protocols welcoming LEGAL immigrants into the USA. Why do YOU liberals feel we should have this open door policy that allows free flowing immigration? For whose benefit? The ILLEGAL presence of 11-12 MILLION foreigners who snuck into the country taxes our social services, our education system, our police departments, our fire departments, our hospitals, our infra-structure needs, our employment opportunities, etc. They work UNDER THE TABLE which robs our IRS of needed tax dollars on salaries not declared & taxed. IMHO, if they want to be living in the USA then come thru our "doors" legally or do NOT come at all! Good honest people? No, NOT when the FIRST act you do in the USA is to BREAK OUR LAWS by entering ILLEGALLY! That is NOT an "honest" person.”
txsahc69 on Jul 20, 2013 at 12:42:18
“What part of "legal" immigration do you not understand??????”
Starscreamsghost69 on Jul 20, 2013 at 12:34:00
“dbacks are you just stupid or to liberal to think straight. First we have no problem with LEGAL imagration thats what the statue was for not illegal but then you dont understand that. I hope some illegal steals your SS number then uses your info to ruin your credit. or takes a job you would have had. If we dont follow laws then dont complain about any laws being broken we cant cherry pick what we will and wont follow. Come here legally and your welcome. My sister in law is a legal immagrant so its not that we dont want immagration we just want it legally”
“Speaking of blind and stupid...it's too not to....The President is simply patterning his behavior similar to the president before him. Was he blind or stupid?”
nick1955 on May 17, 2013 at 11:57:16
“Thank god we have you to correct spelling and grammar.
It's a shame you are to simple to accept the facts or even use your own mind.
Will you still be blaming Bush for the rest of your life?
At least you admit that he is blind and stupid.”
“Nonsense. Yes, I was speaking of weapons of mass destruction. I intentionally left out other firearms because I don't advocate eliminating those. HOWEVER, statistically more people get shot by people they know than stopping criminals.
You and many Americans are wrong about the 2nd Amendment. It was the right to bear arms...for the purpose of forming a militia not to pack heat anywhere you want. The militia was to protect us from the British, not necessarily ourselves. Additionally, there is no way the founders could have anticipated large capacity weapons in the 1700's. The founders didn't even trust giving their fellow men the right to vote (ala the Electoral College) there is no way they would have sanctioned everyone have access to such weapons.”
john201 on May 2, 2013 at 23:19:48
“A link to your "statistic"?
The British were our Government at the time of the FIRST GUN CONFISCATION.
The 2nd Ammendment was written to protect ourselves from an OVER REACHING GOVERNMENT OR A GOVERNMENT WHICH cannot protect us..
The Government couldn't protect the children at Sandy Hook or the Aurora Theater victims.
You obviously are a victim of the broken K-12 system.
You like most non thinking, low information obamaite's have no knowledge or understanding of the Constitution.
It's the second greatest document ever written.
It's second only to the Bible.
The Constitution was written was to LIMIT THE POWER AND SCOPE OF THE GOVERNMENT.
The Electoral College was devised by our very wise founders to allow the less populated areas or states to have some representation in Congress.
Without the Electoral College states with small populations would be over ruled by large population centers.
California is a perfect example of no representation of low population areas.
California has a majority Democrat legislature.
Northern California, Eastern California, the Central Valley and the area south of Los Angeles are Conservative.
They have no representation because the power is in the two illegal alien, porn, drug and alternative sex areas of the state.
Los Angeles and San Francisco.
My 35 year old off duty weapon would have been outlawed under the Feinstein Bill.
There's NOT ONE ASSAULT RIFLE on the proposed list of guns to be banned.
A talking point, sound bite, obamaism education is an education of fools.”
“The problem with your "what ifs" is that they are statistically far more unlikely to happen than the other "what ifs". Life is a game of odds...and the odds are a weapon capable of mass destruction will be used exactly for that. The only way to stop it is to outlaw the ownership of such weapons. Statistics show that in real situations where trained police officers are in a life and death encounter with a criminal they are able to hit their target only 60% of the time. What would that mean for the poorly trained, highly weaponized
john201 on May 2, 2013 at 18:24:46
“Your example speaks to the need for large capacity magazines.
You ignore the over 2 Million people who defend life, limb and property every year WITH A FIRE ARM..
If you remove guns from honest people America will be like Chicago where the only people who have operable firearms are Police and criminals.
I can't remember the year but the British attempted to confiscate the firearms in the colonies.
The Second Ammendment was written as a direct result of that Government Action.
The Second Ammendment was, like the Constitution and the rest of the Ammendments, to LIMIT THE POWER OF THE GOVERNMENT.
WHY would you want to change the Document that has allowed America to become the most Free, powerfull, rich, helpfull and [at one time] most respected Nation in the world in only 237 years???”
john201 on May 2, 2013 at 18:08:16
“Over 2 MILLION people protect themselves, their loved ones, others and property with a firearm.
Your 'Free Press" never reports them.
“Perfect example as to why more guns is no answer...give people access to guns...(the fake shooters) and they will do something incredibly stupid.”
Rod Hanson on May 2, 2013 at 14:05:07
“No this is a perfect example of why are schools are messed up. A supposedly highly educated Principal who has no common sense what so ever still doesn't admit or realize her own foolishness.
There is nothing wrong with more guns as long as they are not used for criminal reasons.”
NRAforever7 on May 2, 2013 at 13:59:45
“but...dumbdeck...in this case...MORE guns IS the answer. In the hands of the staff. but you libs insist that guns remain gun free zones...well for all except the shooters.”