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Sunday, October 22nd

0 2
"Hey readers - don't read 30 sec if you want the truth and facts. Too many liberal rants from people who don't have a clue. Liberals not only don't know what is going on, they don't even suspect it."
Man from South New Berlin

0 1
"I would vote again for "Drummpf" before I would ever vote for Obummer. Trump at his worst is better than Obama at his best."
Man from South New Berlin

3 0
"Why don't we just change the name of The City of Norwich to Natoli City when we vote ? I am not a fan and refuse to vote for him."
007

1 0
"RE; "Rush Limp-bough was once asked:" "Facts don't matter to these people, they are told what to believe." https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidalm/2016/03/25/review-the-brainwashing-of-my-dad-a-new-film-on-the-human-impact-of-right-wing-media/#2460cd514a72 "
OUR12?

1 0
"Also re; "people being lazy and not willing to do research, let it go and take it as gospel. Facts don't matter to these people," - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qh3TeTxgNVo "
OUR12?

3 2
"Ponderman you are an idiot. My pay check has social security tax taken out of me without my permission, I can not stop it, That is not democratic. That is tyrannical. If anyone pays into some plan, then they should get that money back. "
B12

6 2
"MFN, so now your inability to read what is clearly written leads you to name calling. again, typical of Natoli supporters. This is a page out of Trumps playbook. When the facts are against you resort to name calling. Sad."
the voice of sanity

4 1
"Man from another error; on your way back from church be sure to stop by the courthouse and salute the flag while singing the National Anthem now that the NFL commies have taken that solemn moment away from you."
Metal-Raven

5 1
"Rush Limp-bough was once asked: Do you believe everything you say? He replied: That's for you to figure out. But, people being lazy and not willing to do research, let it go and take it as gospel. Facts don't matter to these people, they are told what to believe."
Metal-Raven

3 9
"Voice of sanity you seriously have no reading comprehension. No vandetta mentioned, no misstated facts, no attack of the relative. What does judicial temperament have to do with that letter or 30 second comments. Not even about the candidate. Glad you’re a Genute buddy. Maybe you should change your handle to Village Idiot."
Man from Norwich

2 8
"It's Sunday, Go to church and Pray. Come home have a good family dinner and get outside for family fun. Sunday now is NO TV DAY. The Russians have now invaded Football. "
Man from another era

6 11
"Niger: So where are you now, Trey Gowdy(Doody)? And what about all the "patriots" screaming "LOCK HER UP" over Benghazi? Where's your outrage now? It was a republican Congress that declined funding just to spite Obama."
Metal-Raven

Saturday, October 21st

3 5
"I thought Mayor Carnrike and the Comom Council ran the City of Norwich! Some people should know that!!!!!! "
Man from Norwich

6 7
"I'm so glad that Grassley won’t force Sessions to answer Trump-Comey questions. Hammer down, Mr. Mueller. Is there any level to which these Repubs won't sink?"
Red Emma

9 3
"Logical Woman, there was no quorum and that way they didn't have to vote to support (or not) the candidate they did't want to support anyway. How convenient... and cowardly. Show the Natolis, and the Marrones too, that they don't run Norwich."
Woman from Norwich

6 11
"An idiot is a genius to another idiot!"
Metal-Raven

3 4
"The parallels between HFS and Hogwarts is uncanny... A once happy and productive school with a warm admin, now ruled by sickly sweet tyranical headmistress. Teacher moral is low, parents are losing faith. "
Man from Norwich

Friday, October 20th

3 10
"There was no quorum. There is no story. Just a scared insecure candidate running to the newspaper to get headlines and pity. "
Logical Woman

6 5
"MFN, your resopnse bashing natoli's relative for writing in support of Mike Genute is typical of the Natoli campaign and his supporters. Cry disrespect, misstate facts, and then attack the speaker. Double standard. His brothers letter DID attack the relative and accused him of a personal vendetta. I will say it again, lack of judicial temperament."
the voice of sanity

11 4
"Time is coming to show The Natoli's that they don't own Norwich."
Edsel

6 8
"B12: If you are getting a Social Security check, you are participating in democratic socialism. If you don't like it, call them up and tell them not to send anymore checks. If you voluntarily buy insurance of any kind, you are a card carrying socialist by choice. Quit bellyaching, and wake up."
Ponderman

12 6
"MR, there is nothing democratic about socialism. Socialism is Marxism. You are insane. Get back to your padded cell. "
B12

5 9
"Voice of Sanity do you understand rules and laws? Morrone cant force party members to show up for a vote. Maybe they are letting him down easy rather than just voting no. Winning the primary gives you the right to put your name on the ballot. Endorsement is separate. So is winning the election. Stop throwing stones. "
Man from Norwich

8 2
"Republicans and Democrats need to come together and choose the right candidate that will stand for us and not be beholden to the Mayor"
My Hometown

7 7
"voting for Lets be more more concerned in voting the best candidate STEVE NATOLI!!! Lets us all stop the nasty comments!!! BE MORE CONCERNED WHAT BEST FOR CIYY OF NORWICH!!!!"
Man from Norwich

8 10
"Drumpf, it's a simple rule: Don't lie about things "that can be easily disproven". "
Metal-Raven

5 11
"Vote for Steve Natoli the only full time attorney running for city court judge!"
My Hometown

9 8
"Who knew cutting taxes could be so much fun? $1.5 trillion hit to the deficit, half a trillion in cuts to Medicare all while enriching the richest 1 percent. And the icing on this tremendous chocolate cake: opening the Arctic Nat'l Wildlife Refuge to drilling. Health insurance? We can't afford that..."
Red Emma

13 6
"So Morrones loyalty clearly lies with the Natoli family and not with the wishes of the Republican primary voters. Maybe its time for a new party chairiman."
the voice of sanity

Thursday, October 19th

11 7
"Is there a double standard? Natoli suggests smear tactics by genute over negative comments about him; but negative comments about genute don't involve smear tactics?"
Woman from Norwich

9 7
"Drumpf just publicly accused the FBI of having conspired against him. The tweet is not only false, but creepily authoritarian."
Metal-Raven

6 11
"Dirty politics, vote no. You’ve got my vote Steve Natoli "
Woman from Norwich

6 10
"007 Natoli signs were requested by the home owners. Think you are bashing the candidate? Your bashing your neighbors and friends that asked for a sign. Looks like he more support than you think."
Woman from Norwich

5 10
"Voice of Sanity you need to learn how to read. Natoli wrote nothing about his relative. Letter to the editor was about your candidate posting comments on social media. Quit bashing people when you don’t know what your talking about. PS I know the relative, you can keep him, just your type."
Man from Norwich

10 9
"One may be unshakable in any of their "beliefs", but one can also be 100% wrong!"
Metal-Raven

9 11
"It must be tough for Republicans to love America so much but hate almost three-quarters of the people living in it."
Metal-Raven

12 8
"No matter how educated, talented, rich or cool you believe you are, how you treat people ultimately tells all. Integrity is everything."
Metal-Raven

9 10
"Dear evangelical Drumpf supporters, you've lost ALL RIGHTS to talk about morality and character!"
Metal-Raven

7 10
"i.e. ranting drunk on a barstool - "Our12, the MR parrot comes to the defense of all libnuts. Get a padded cell right next to MR. Then you will be right at home. The dump on America libnuts need to get their brains examined for traces of a brain." "
OUR12?

8 10
"A Democratic Socialist is not Marxist, Socialist or Communist, A Democratic Socialist is still a capitalist, just one who seeks to restrain the self destructive excesses of capitalism and channel government's use of our tax money into creating opportunities for everyone. (cont)"
Metal-Raven

9 9
"(cont) Democratic Socialists believe that both the economy and society should be run democratically to meet human needs, not simply to make profits for a greedy few.""
Metal-Raven

8 7
""Donald Trump has a total inability to think before he speaks. GET RID OF HIM NOW!" Ponderman I have to disagree with you! I do believe he thinks before he speaks! He's just not bright enough to know he's not bright enough! "
BULL E

10 15
"Let's be concerned on whose is going to be our next NORWICH CITY COURT JUDGE!!!! Steve Natoli will have the backing of many, many city voters. He doesn't need any party backing!!!! You have me vote Steve!!!!"
Man from Norwich

13 9
"Get over the election for Norwich city judge. The best candidate will win, end of story."
Man from Outside Chenango

10 19
"The doo-doo piles ever higher. Today, even remarks by 'Dubya' make sense to me! Warning us of-and against- tRump's Nativism, Isolationism, Bigotry, White Supremacy, Conspiracy Theories and the devaluation of immigrants. If even that war mongering liar makes sense, all I can say is quick now, pass out those shovels."
Red Emma

13 11
"Its a shame that people have to poke fun at Steve Natoli. Jokes about hot dogs and being part of the mob! Come up with something substantial. "
My Hometown

19 12
"Our12, the MR parrot comes to the defense of all libnuts. Get a padded cell right next to MR. Then you will be right at home. The dump on America libnuts need to get their brains examined for traces of a brain."
B12

15 8
"Just how many Natoli signs does it take to cook a hotdog ?"
007

14 7
"Re: Republican committee meeting - "A quorum was not present. No official business was conducted" They got just as much done as our Republican controlled government. What a joke."
Man from Norwich

11 14
"Go Steve Natoli! He has all the experience and integrity!"
My Hometown

15 5
"I thought about donating money to the Chenango Republicans once. I'm glad I didn't, seeing that they can't even get enough of their members together to vote on a no-brainer proposal."
Man from Norwich

11 18
"The "flack" Man from South New Berlin the "president" is an non-empathetic sociopath. "
Metal-Raven

13 15
""Why all the "flack". Everyone who signs up for the military knows the possibility of having to go to war, and even the possibility of being returned in a casket" - so says a mouthpiece from the Benghazi screaming crew. "
OUR12?

10 15
""Why all the "flack". - not overly swift are you? "
OUR12?

11 16
"aww Metal Raven sent delicate "B12" into a hissy fit rant again; and has also upset the man from SNB's feelings. better stop posting on uncomfortable issues M R "
OUR12?

12 16
"Man from South New Berlin you know I'm nuts, yet you're the one that "believes" in a sky daddy. Hello pot."
Metal-Raven

16 16
"Had Natoli for a attorney once so did one of my friends. We both wound up going to another attorney in Norwich that knew what he was doing. Natoli sure does not know the law. Bad choice."
Edsel

19 10
"Why all the "flack". Everyone who signs up for the military knows the possibility of having to go to war, and even the possibility of being returned in a casket. God bless, and protect our soldiers!"
Man from South New Berlin

17 11
"Hey Metal Raven - the "dippy tea party" isn't ruining us - your liberal idiots in high places are doing it. If anyone is "dippy" it is you. "
Man from South New Berlin

16 10
"Metal Raven. I used to think you were totally nuts. I was wrong. I don't "think" it - I KNOW it. Your metal brain is rusty and you are raving mad."
Man from South New Berlin

18 6
" "VOTE NO! We taxpayers do not need to waste money, over 330 million on a party for New York's Elite! N0 CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION! Cuomo has taken enough away from the taxpayers of NYS!" BULL E You must be a banker because your not well informed Vote Yes people."
Man from another era

17 9
"Red Emma - you posted, " Doesn't know what's in the bill, what's at stake, or even what wight his words carry" QUESTION: What is "wight"?"
Man from South New Berlin

15 10
"Metal Raven posts "The annual (and bogus) War on Christmas always astounds me." So, he thinks it is "bogus" - but then he posts "Happy Holidays". Sir, it is "Merry Christmas", not "Happy Holidays" - you are part of the "war" - it isn't "bogus", it is REAL, and you are part of the attack."
Man from South New Berlin

9 20
"VOTE NO! We taxpayers do not need to waste money, over 330 million on a party for New York's Elite! N0 CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION! Cuomo has taken enough away from the taxpayers of NYS!"
BULL E

13 11
"Have people forgotten that the racist excuse we had for President for eight years also refused to salute The American Flag?"
Man from Norwich

18 10
"MR,30 seconds is not for psychopathic nuts like you who rant about TRump and dump on America. Get back to your padded cell or move to North Korea. Go to a commie country of your choice."
B12

11 17
"Drumpf now admits he said "he knew what he signed up for", but widow "took it the wrong way"! Do you think he will apologize? Not a chance in Hades. It wasn't his moronic, tactless fault."
Metal-Raven

27 2
"If the Mansion on South Broad St. Is only worth $50,000 then the city better start lowering everybody else's assessments!"
Man from Norwich

19 1
"I don't know how often the Mayor has to drive on Plymouth St but I suspect it's very little. I have driven on much smoother dirt roads.Likewise it has been in this state of disrepair for a long time.Obviously one of her or Iverson,s friends don't live on the street. I wish the city had to pay for every broken strut and wheel alignment it's caused. "
Man from Norwich

10 14
"Mr Genute lets keep family out of politics and concentrate on running a good and honest race!!!! STEVE NATOLI HAS MY VOTE when I see your comments!!! "
Woman from Norwich

11 16
"Donald Trump has a total inability to think before he speaks. It has caused big trouble, mainly for himself. If he doesn't think before he acts, and he certainly has a proclivity for that, we're all in big trouble. GET RID OF HIM NOW!"
Ponderman

11 15
"The annual (and bogus) War on Christmas always astounds me. Mostly, it's a manufactured martyrdom selling a false persecution narrative in the most religiously free nation on the planet. Happy Holidays!"
Metal-Raven

11 14
"Vote Steve Natoli for City Court Judge on Nov. 7th!"
My Hometown

15 5
"Five weekends of community service? This a prime example of why drugs are being sold around here. These twerps should be put in jail for 5 to 10. "
Man from another era

9 24
""Taps for the NFL? " Man with another error. How about we eliminate the forced patriotism on a captive audience, from the game? That problem solved! Do your performances at home (which I highly doubt you do)."
Metal-Raven

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