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9 5
"Confederate flag = TREASON against The United States"
Man from Outside Chenango

10 4
"RE:"If you Demoncrats don't like our president and since our country is going to collapse, why don't you go find your own before the end?...Bully..."You must realize that you are intellectually challenged: Otherwise you would know that this nation's DEMS have a POTUS they like; B.H. Obama IS THE POTUS!"
LonnieTrouble

9 5
""OUR12? WAA WAA MOMMY MOMMY the BULL E is picking on me!" my mother would be 102 years old next month; and if alive today would still be able slap your smug smart mouth till your teeth rattled "
OUR12?

5 12
"If you Demoncrats don't like our president and since our country is going to collapse, why don't you go find your own before the end? Little chickens! MOMMY MOMMY "the sky is falling" Poor scared little gullible soles! So easily led! Chickens should head for Canada now like you rooster daddys did during Nam!"
Bull E

12 3
"The 3 R's, the enemy of the current Populist movement: Research, Reason & Reality. Want to silence a Trumpette? Just ask them the names of his cabinet appointments...they stopped paying attention the day after the "election." Duty done!"
Red Emma

10 6
"Confederate flag = racism against African Americans "
Man from Outside Chenango

10 4
"I was always lead to beleive that many people fly the confederate flag to show racial beliefs. "
Woman from Norwich

11 3
"Re:".. I would guess there are various reasons, none of which are any of your business!..Bully"...Actually he does have every right to ask; Since the confederate flag is an affront to our nation. Every true Patriot of this nation is offended by this symbol of treason. It falls within the province of the nazi flag; Despicable!."
LonnieTrouble

10 2
"Bull puck-E Drumpf will have you crying like a mamas boy I assure you, then we can all have a good chuckle."
Metal-Raven

8 8
"Yes, the last 8 yrs have been terrible, so to make "America Great Again", we need to go back to policies & conditions that produced a financial collapse, joblessness & lack of healthcare that gripped this country during the previous administration!"
LonnieTrouble

8 5
"Yes, the last 8 yrs have been terrible, so to make "America Great Again", we need to go back to policies & conditions that produced a financial collapse, joblessness & lack of healthcare that gripped this country during the previous administration!"
LonnieTrouble

11 3
"Really draining that swamp, isn't he?"
Man from Norwich

5 15
""Can someone please tell me why people fly the confederate flag and what is the meaning??? " Man from Norwich I would guess there are various reasons, none of which are any of your business! They have as much right to fly that as you have to fly your rainbow flag! "
Bull E

3 12
""Carrier union leader Chuck Jones says Tweetler's big deal is a lie! http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-trump-carrier-deal-20161206-story.html" Metal-Raven Thank you for bringing that to our attention, it's only been news for several day! AND you believe HIM? HAHAHA PARROT"
Bull E

3 11
"""OUR12? You two are living proof "You can't fix stupid"! Stay in CC please!" - you sound so intelligent; especially for preadolescence " OUR12? WAA WAA MOMMY MOMMY the BULL E is picking on me! I am not sorry that you lost the election, but I love hearing you sissies cry every day! Makes me laugh! Thanks"
Bull E

5 3
"Low cost index funds (Vanguard) will be profitable in the long-run. Much more profitable than sticking your money in a coffee can."
Man from Norwich

12 2
""Can someone please tell me why people fly the confederate flag and what is the meaning???... Essentially it represented an era of what was tantamount to TREASON and today represents an uneducated, ignorant attempt at showing displeasure of the current govt head and a rise in racism."
Accuracy Matters

3 12
"" You are living proof "You can't fix stupid Bull E." Man from Outside Chenango what are you a sissy parrot? Typical Demoncrat, just repeat what they hear!"
Bull E

2 10
""Can someone please tell me why people fly the confederate flag and what is the meaning??? " The South will rise again!!!!"
Man from Norwich

13 2
"Can someone please tell me why people fly the confederate flag and what is the meaning??? "
Man from Norwich

12 4
"Carrier union leader Chuck Jones says Tweetler's big deal is a lie! http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-trump-carrier-deal-20161206-story.html"
Metal-Raven

11 5
""OUR12? You two are living proof "You can't fix stupid"! Stay in CC please!" - you sound so intelligent; especially for preadolescence "
OUR12?

15 3
"It is quite revealing how the same people who spent 8 yrs disparaging Pres. Obama are now rushing to "kiss the ring" of a proven misogynist, liar, provocateur and thin skinned person who can dish out innuendo & insults but cannot tolerate any similar jabs directed at him. "
LonnieTrouble

16 4
"It is quite revealing how the same people who spent 8 yrs disparaging Pres. Obama are now rushing to "kiss the ring" of a proven misogynist, liar, provocateur and thin skinned person who can dish out innuendo & insults but cannot tolerate any similar jabs directed at him. "
LonnieTrouble

13 1
"Your kidding us are you not? Misdemeanor arrest for sexual assault of a minor. This person should not be on the streets. "
man from outside chenango county

15 4
" You are living proof "You can't fix stupid Bull E."
Man from Outside Chenango

5 12
""The point was that a commercial, for profit bank, is an improper source" I see your point and I agree" OUR12? You two are living proof "You can't fix stupid"! Stay in CC please!"
Bull E

11 3
""Charles and David Koch, slammed a key element of the House Republicans’ plan to overhaul corporate taxes, saying it would raise prices for American consumers" their objectives are all about their profits; the consumer prices concerns is nothing more than PR jargon "
OUR12?

10 6
""The point was that a commercial, for profit bank, is an improper source" I see your point and I agree"
OUR12?

15 4
"Trump has repeatedly said that he would prevent Carrier from sending jobs outside of our borders & then sending in Air Conditioners for sale in the U.S.: Funny thing though; The Carrier Plant in Indiana does NOT make ACs, it makes FURNACES! Does he NOT get the facts before spouting rhetoric?"
LonnieTrouble

10 8
"$62.2 million from NY State to upstate NY and Chenango Co. only receives 125K for a grass seeder? Our downstate governor must go!"
BucNaked

15 4
"The election and on-going aftermath of Donald Trump proves one thing....we, the people are in much deeper trouble than we thought. Our only salvation is for a small number electors to do the job they were intended to do...prevent an unfit person from becoming the most powerful person in the world. "
Ponderman

11 5
"Bloomberg News: Koch Industries Inc., the influential private firm headed by billionaire Republican supporters Charles and David Koch, slammed a key element of the House Republicans’ plan to overhaul corporate taxes, saying it would raise prices for American consumers and “could be devastating” to the economy"
LonnieTrouble

13 2
""Much less of a gain too. If you have a long-term time horizon you have to invest if you hope to have enough to survive in retirement!!"-aside from maybe betting on credit default swap failures ;) give a few surefire long-term (or short-term) investments that can guarantee profitable returns "
OUR12?

5 17
"WFN: What makes you think that Hillary would be fit to be POTUS? By the way, Pres Obama is the one that made America the laughing stock around the world."
Man from Norwich

11 7
"Teach kids all you want about saving money. The point was that a commercial, for profit bank, is an improper source. Ask a teacher how many materials today are supplied by corporations. This is an insidious and pervasive invasion of our young minds. It's called "Youth Branding," and it stinks."
Red Emma

10 5
"Forget the Banks You should be teaching them to stay away from alcohol and drugs. Avoid concerts/casinos and teach them family values. Teach them to grow and can their own food. Bring back home economics as most kids can't cook or clean or even sew."
man from outside chenango county

16 4
""Trump has done more president elect than Obama has done in the last 8 hers." If you consider endless whining tweets to be doing something, he is miles ahead. How childish he is."
Man from New Berlin

8 5
""saving is much less of a gamble than risky investments" Much less of a gain too. If you have a long-term time horizon you have to invest if you hope to have enough to survive in retirement!!"
Man from Norwich

9 4
""This is truly despicable! What's next...bringing in Monsanto to teach about nutrition" Quite the ridiculous comparison you make there. When I was in HS the business/economics classes were a joke, so I think it's a good thing to see someone trying to teach kids about saving money."
Man from Norwich

14 2
"“Sorry you think you welfare benefits are going to to be harder to get" - Social security Medicare clean air and water living wage etc. are not “welfare”! and it seems we’ll be fighting harder to keep them also "
OUR12?

14 3
""Trump has done more president elect than Obama has done in the last 8 {years} hers" - because a meme is a sufficient reliable source of information for you "
OUR12?

9 5
"MFN NBT in schools won't reduce your school tax. Do like Fl. pay for schools with sales tax and state tax monies. Average home owners in Fl. pay on average $321 dollars in school taxes yearly. Why is NY so expensive?"
man from outside chenango county

15 3
""we have gained nothing in the past 8 years" Nonsense. What had your attention in 2007 & 8? "
OUR12?

13 3
"Woman from Sherburne That is just plain ignorant!"
Metal-Raven

4 14
"To Metal head we have gained nothing in the past 8 years. Trump has done more president elect than Obama has done in the last 8 hers. Sorry you think you welfare benefits are going to to be harder to get"
Woman from Sherburne

13 3
"Electoral college, Re: Petulant Elect Drumpf. "It’s so that we do not elect a demagogue, somebody who cannot practice the foreign policy and national defense of the country appropriately, and one who has played fast and loose with the rules of conflicts of interest." - Texas GOP elector Christopher Suprun"
Metal-Raven

13 3
"Greg Hayes, the CEO of Carrier parent company United Technologies, admits to CNBC's Jim Cramer that his deal with Donald Trump will ultimately lead to fewer jobs in Indiana."
Metal-Raven

Thursday, December 8th

12 4
""NBT bank in schools!!" Heck if it reduces our School Taxes and aids in providing an education for the children why not? As it stands our school taxes are higher than our County, its tough especially if you haven't any children in school....."
Man from Norwich

10 4
""saving" money no longer works and that they need to invest" - saving is much less of a gamble than risky investments" We retired 8 years ago on a combination of savings, investments, and informed planning. So far, so good. It can be done."
Woman from New Berlin

11 5
""Trump’s transition team claims he sold all his stocks but provides no proof." Metal-Raven, they are probably filed away with his tax returns. "
Woman from New Berlin

14 4
"WTF have we done!"
Woman from Norwich

14 4
"Instead of tending to the nation, Trump will be producing Celebrity Apprentice....very presidential!"
Man from Norwich

10 1
"DeVos, VanAndel and Prince. Should be interesting how these folks become engaged with the new presidentail administration. Posturing is now evident with recent press releases."
XNU28+

14 5
"Absolutely unbelievable that there are people that think that Donald Trump is fit to be a President of what used to be the most respected country in the world. We are now laughing stocks."
Woman from Norwich

17 0
"R.I.P. John Glenn"
LonnieTrouble

15 4
"I want to thank each and everyone of those that elected Donald Trump. You people are Clueless, Awesome Fools. God Bless the uneducated buffoon, one & all. "
Man from Outside Chenango

16 4
"Trump's Presidency Is Shaping Up to Be an American Tragedy. http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/features/trumps-presidency-is-shaping-up-to-be-an-american-tragedy-w454640"
Metal-Raven

8 15
"I want to thank each and everyone of those that elected Donald Trump. You people are Awesome. God Bless you all."
man from outside chenango county

17 2
""saving" money no longer works and that they need to invest" - saving is much less of a gamble than risky investments "
OUR12?

10 5
"Re:"NBT bank in schools!!!... That would be fine as long as it is not limited to just ONE banking institution; A litany of choices would be preferable to simply one provider."
LonnieTrouble

6 11
"Why worry about the banks in schools? Microsoft, Apple, Facebook, and many other companies are dumping billions into molding the minds of our children. Why should the banks be left out? I just hope they tell the kids how "saving" money no longer works and that they need to invest."
Man from Norwich

12 8
"Re:"NBT bank in schools!!! ...All this will accomplish is to incentively condition young minds to accept this institution as the "go to" place for financial decisions. It really has no place in the school system where it will unduly influence children for prospective financial gain. "
LonnieTrouble

13 6
"EVERY Drumpf pick for his cabinet is a nightmare for progress! Do we really want to negate all that we have gained?"
Metal-Raven

13 10
"NBT bank in schools!!! More corporate influence in our schools! Am I the only one this bothers? If you want to bring in a bank, at least use a Credit Union....or any not-for-profit group. This is truly despicable! What's next...bringing in Monsanto to teach about nutrition?"
Red Emma

13 5
"Re:"So man up and thank god we have states and people that voted for Trump...MFOCC"... Thank God?? Why would you want to burden God with this disaster of a human being? The ill informed, the rubes, the uneducated, racists, misogynists, fascists & Putin OWN this!"
LonnieTrouble

14 5
""So man up and thank god we have states and people that voted for Trump" thank god; or Russia and fake news? and over 2.6 million more people voted for her over the thin-skinned con-artist "
OUR12?

13 6
"Don't forget Donald Trump's Philosophy.. "You can't Polish a Turd, unless you Gold Plated it first!" Merry XMAS, Happy Holidays and Happy Hanukkah Rubes!"
Metal-Raven

12 8
""President Elect Trump is making many good choices to move America forward. Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt will be a big plus to helping America" - forward? your statement would be laughable if the repercussions of this selection didn't look so threatening to our future existence "
OUR12?

13 5
" Drumpf picked Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to run the EPA, putting one of the agency's most hostile critics and a skeptic of climate change science at its helm, sources close to the transition said Wednesday. https://www.linkedin.com/in/e-scott-pruitt-3b771653"
Metal-Raven

12 6
"Trump’s transition team claims he sold all his stocks but provides no proof."
Metal-Raven

7 14
"I don't know what you Lib's are complaining about all of NY's electoral votes go to Hillary un-electable Clinton So man up and thank god we have states and people that voted for Trump. If it has a heart beat it's alive."
man from outside chenango county

14 6
"Either Trump is a child posing as an old man or he must be suffering from dimensia. How else can you explain that he has been walking back from his campaign promises even before he is sworn in? His childish tweet attacks against individuals is something out of Putin's playbook."
Man from Outside Chenango

13 5
"The Founding Fathers intended the Electoral College to stop an unfit man from becoming President. The Constitution they crafted gives us this tool. Conscience demands that we use it.Electors are pledging to put America first and vote for a qualified Republican alternative who can unify our country. These brave Electors need our support."
Accuracy Matters

13 3
"The American dream is dead. Even with health-care, medical care is increasingly un-affordable for most. Insurance is a legal scam. U.S. Health Care ranked Worst in the Developed World. US health-care the most expensive in the world, but when it comes to health outcomes, it performs worse than 11 other similar industrialized nations."
Metal-Raven

14 5
"Man from Outside Chenango You all were warned about Drumpf, yet you took the word of a serial liar and his enablers."
Metal-Raven

9 16
"I am very happy that we elected someone that thinks about helping us. Excellent choice America needs to become energy independent of all foreign Oil. President Elect Trump is making many good choices to move America forward. Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt will be a big plus to helping America."
man from outside chenango county

17 6
"Trump is showing signs that he is truly a little man; He has no ethics, no character, no manners & an extremely thin skin...I am having "buyer's regret" for having cast a vote for someone who claimed to be an outsider yet he is acting more & more like a devout insider."
Man from Outside Chenango

11 6
"Bravo Chuck Jones and Christopher Suprun! Also cudos to the Hamilton Electors. Bright lights in a time of darkness! What are Pa., MI, and Wisconsin so afraid of?"
Red Emma

14 4
"""Can we have only one post per day per person." Man from Sherburne, I suspect the editor has more important things to do than monitor the number of posts in 30 seconds." The editor has to approve each post anyway,they do not automatically post. "
Woman from Norwich

16 6
""How much better would Hillary Clinton be doing RIGHT NOW if she had been elected POTUS?" she wouldn't be tweeting insults at comedy programs (and/or people) that made fun of her and/or criticized her "
OUR12?

8 2
"So WFN you are saying the towns have more resources than the county?"
Man from Norwich

15 6
""How much better would Hillary Clinton be doing RIGHT NOW if she had been elected POTUS?" - free press clean air water non-privatized social security Medicare etc. wouldn’t be under assault and threatened "
OUR12?

10 7
""Can we have only one post per day per person." Man from Sherburne, I suspect the editor has more important things to do than monitor the number of posts in 30 seconds."
Woman from New Berlin

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