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4 7
"Does Tom Morgan ever have opinions that are not joined at the hip with the tea party? His writing is so predictable."
Man from Norwich

4 6
"Really Tom Morgan, Obama a dictator. You are fear mongering again."
Man from Norwich

6 2
"WFN, how do you go about turning someone in from an anonymous forum?"
Man from Sherburne
You could send me an email with as much information you have. My contact information is on the website.
-Ed.

7 2
"It's illegal to feed deer because of the wasting disease. The DEC doesn't want them congregating at feed stations annd spreading disease."
Woman from New Berlin

4 4
"Mr.smithville what does one have to do with the other? The answer is clear as black and white, think aobut it. You aren't as smart as you think you are."
Man from Norwich

10 2
"MfSNB, You better check with the DEC. It is illegal to feed deer period. Nothing to do with hunting. Maybe I will turn you in."
Woman from Norwich

8 6
""How many of those incidents occurred after a black officer killed a white kid? Just asking." Why don't you tell us since you're keeping score."
Man from Smithville

7 4
""http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/barackobama/9436526/White-House-admits-it-did-return-Winston-Churchill-bust-to-Britain.html It is ok kid." It was on loan kid. http://takingnote.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/07/28/the-great-bust-incident-part-ii/?_r=0"
Man from Smithville

7 6
""I don't recall rioting when OJ Simpson got away with murder." What does one have to do with the other?"
Man from Smithville

6 6
""I agree that the MFSmithville thinks breaking the law.." More nonsense ranting from a habitual liar. Grow up and stop spreading lies."
Man from Smithville

6 6
"but the fact is that Obama was caught on camera holding the Churchill bust and complaining about the "Brits" (his word), and saying he was going to "fire the head back" (his words)." Quit your lying kid. It's pathetic."
Man from Smithville

6 5
"" No where in my observation (blah, blah etc.)did I mention amnesty or anything like it, so basically, you put words in my mouth. " Then you shouldn't have commented on my original post which was about that exactly."
Man from Smithville

7 5
" Maybe, because blah blah blah blah blah etc, etc." so basically you're saying "no I have no evidence that Obama lied and granted anyone anywhere amnesty in any way". I thought so. " No where in my observation (blah, blah etc.)did I mention amnesty or anything like it, so basically, you put words in my mouth. "
Man from Outside Chenango

7 3
"Chenango County has adopted a county-wide RIGHT TO FARM law to reinforce the Ag District provision which ensures the right of farms to carry out generally accepted and sound agricultural practices. http://www.co.chenango.ny.us/planning/agriculture/documents/August%202012%20Protection%20Plan.pdf"
Woman from New Berlin

5 8
"MFSNB (the liar in chief) needs to fact check himself before posting. He's told a number of whoppers here recently and been caught every time :)"
Man from Smithville

7 10
"There have been many riots over the years: buildings and cars burned, stores looted and burned, homes destroyed. Look at the FACTS. How many of those incidents occurred after a black officer killed a white kid? Just asking."
Man from South New Berlin

6 4
"I can't wait till spring arrives and work starts on the rail line. CNY will be jumping for Joy, Skaneateles will be happy once the garbage goes by rail. "
Man from Sherburne

1 11
"MFN - it is not illegal to feed deer. It is only illegal if you feed them in a place that is going to be hunted. My "deer feeding station" keeps the deer near my property where no one is allowed to hunt."
Man from South New Berlin

3 11
"MFSmithville, you can give all the addresses to cites you want (you know - the ones that only support Obama, even if they lie) - but the fact is that Obama was caught on camera holding the Churchill bust and complaining about the "Brits" (his word), and saying he was going to "fire the head back" (his words)."
Man from South New Berlin

10 3
"You mean those FARMERS who are working sun up to sun down to provide you with food!!! And you complain about the corn on the roads, etc. MY GOSH - Get a life"
Woman from New Berlin

5 7
"Send the US Military into Ferguson and get those terrorists under control. Do a house to house and get rid of the drugs."
Man from Norwich

5 7
"I agree that the MFSmithville thinks breaking the law is a crime unless a democrat does it. Good post - and 100% accurate. He is so party bound that he can't see beyond the letter "D"."
Man from South New Berlin

8 6
"Rioting, burning businesses and people cars,and looting. It just shows the mentality of those involved. Who at the same time did not bother to listen to the entire speech and outcome of the verdict. Only the jurors know all the correct evidence presented. Ohters are only hearing rumours. I don't recall rioting when OJ Simpson got away with murder."
Man from Norwich

11 4
"I wish the news media would stop portraying Michael Brown as an angelic law abiding innocent teenager when in reality he was a thug who had just committed a strong arm robbery.He tested positive for drugs and obviously had no respect for authority."
Man from Norwich

6 5
"There are some undeserved overinflated egos posting on here. "
Man from Norwich

4 6
"http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/barackobama/9436526/White-House-admits-it-did-return-Winston-Churchill-bust-to-Britain.html It is ok kid."
Man from New Berlin

1 9
"I was raised on a farm and have many farmer friends, only takes one bad apple to ruin the whole bin, hope the price of milk stays high so the guilty farmer can afford some tarps."
Man from Norwich

5 7
" There is still nothing in the paper about the incident that happened at BOCES, do they think this is going to just go away?"
Man from Plymouth

7 7
"Do we really need to keep reading Tom Morgan's opinions ? "
Man from Outside Chenango

3 9
""I'm spending Thanksgiving at the beach MFSV. Enjoy your pantry free dinner. Someday you too can work and enjoy a vacation too."Don't be a baby because you can't refute what I post kid. It's pathetic."
Man from Smithville

18 2
"Norwich PD will lose a good man, when chief Angelino retires. Joe was always involved with many projects in Norwich. He ran a good department. A man well respected by those who know him. Ride into the sunset. Peace "
Man from Sherburne

10 7
" You don't like living here well move to Ferguson. I am sure they can use your hatred !!!!"
Woman from Sherburne

11 4
"MfSNB, it is illegal to feed deer."
Woman from Norwich

6 8
"I'm spending Thanksgiving at the beach MFSV. Enjoy your pantry free dinner. Someday you too can work and enjoy a vacation too."
Man from Earlville

6 10
" "This is farm country. Deal with it." I have been caught behind a "spreader" a time or two so I guess getting corn on my car or on my driveway is a better option but it still doesn't excuse common courtesy towards your neighbors. Buy a tarp and take a few minutes to cover your load. Please. "
Woman from Sherburne

9 11
"Kudos to the law enforcement in Ferguson last night for showing their restraint and tolerance towards those lawless animals."
Man from Norwich

5 9
"Hopefully the corn storms are over for this year, just saw the big green monster making its way back over the hills towards Southtown"
Man from Norwich

9 5
"As we approach Thanksgiving let us give thanks that the man from Smithville and the man from Southtown can express their opinions in a country that allows free speech. God bless our armed forces insuring we are free. Peace and love to all."
Man from Sherburne

8 11
""I loathe the GOP because they are less than useless.""
Woman from Preston

12 5
""Remember when Obama insulted England by returning the gift of a bust of W.Churchill? - NO we don't because it never happened"
Man from Greene

3 12
"Want to see the corn, our trailer on east river rd is covered with it, time to get their names and call the police, must be a law about covering their loads"
Woman from Norwich

5 10
"As for the CORN STORM, I got behind their trucks more than once heading home from work, un-real the amount off corn that was flying, worse than driving in a snow storm, would think they would rather have the corn to feed their cows than spread along the roads."
Man from New Berlin

11 6
""Remember when Obama insulted England by returning the gift of a bust of W.Churchill? " no because it never happened kid. Stop getting your "news" from chain emails and stop spreading lies. http://m.whitehouse.gov/blog/2012/07/27/fact-check-bust-winston-churchill"
Man from Smithville

Monday, November 24th

9 9
""It's sickening to see the Governator in Buffalo." You'd likely say the same thing if he didn't go."
Man from Smithville

7 8
"crazy ranting MFSNB."
Man from Norwich

14 4
"Observed gas prices in Cortland, NY, today, ranged from $2.919 to $2.979. Hello, Norwich?"
Woman from Otselic

8 10
"Mr. Presidednt, you are a disgrace to America, Do the USA a favor and RESIGN in dishonor." Lol get a grip on yourself. "
Man from Smithville

7 7
"Man from Smithville Maybe, because blah blah blah blah blah etc, etc." so basically you're saying "no I have no evidence that Obama lied and granted anyone anywhere amnesty in any way". I thought so. "
Man from Smithville

7 9
"Actually I loathe the GOP because they use fear mongering to get mouth breathers to repeat lies even after those lies are debunked. Congrats! You're a good foot soldier :)"
Man from Smithville

2 14
"I loathe the GOP because Obama does."
Man from Smithville

8 6
"I like corn."
Man from Norwich

3 10
"I am thankful for Thanksgiving Morning Pub Crawl....I am also thankful for my wife making the big turkey feast for the family...and I am thankful for my chair in which to nap while she is doing dishes. I hope she remembers to keep the noise down tho, last year I had to remind her to keep it quiet so I could nap in peace."
Man from Norwich

3 11
"Evidence? His lips were moving..."
Man from Smithville

7 8
"I am not really a NY Giants fan, but Odell Beckham's unbelievable catch is something I will never forget. I doubt if we have ever seen, or ever will see, anything quite like it. Nice grab, Odell."
Man from South New Berlin

8 6
"What is a custodial engineer? A fancy hi tech name for a janitor.Do you have to go to college and get a degree to be a custodial engineer?"
Man from Norwich

9 6
"If you don't like the "corn storm" on your property - wait a week or two - it will be under 2 feet of snow."
Man from South New Berlin

7 9
"MFN, Rather tahan complain about the farmers driving past your place, be thankful that some of their corn is blowing into your driveway and yard - you are getting free food for the wildlife that visit your. You are getting it FREE - I have to PAY for my rabbit/deer/squirrel/bird food."
Man from South New Berlin

6 10
"Since the beginning of the last century, Australia is the only country to have fought alongside the U.S.in every single major conflict. Australia is America’s closest ally in Asia, and indeed, the world. So, what Obama did in dissing Australia's Prime Minister,when he came to the G20 meeting in Brisbane, Australia, was stunning and offensive. "
Man from South New Berlin

6 10
"G. Sheridan in "The Australian" newspaper: "Obma's speech was deliberately designed to hurt Abbott. Historians of the relationship cannot cite a single similar example of a visiting president going out of his way to wound an Australian Prime Minister." - Mr. Presidednt, you are a disgrace to America, Do the USA a favor and RESIGN in dishonor."
Man from South New Berlin

5 11
"Remember when Obama insulted England by returning the gift of a bust of W.Churchill? - Well the "President of Insults" has done it again to our strong ally, Australia's Prime Minister."
Man from South New Berlin

6 9
"Pretty sure General Dempsey will be next since he and SOD Hagel hinted they want to take care of business and wipe out ISIL and the rest of tribes that are fighting us. This seems to go against White House folks in charge."
Man from Outside Chenango

10 7
"It's sickening to see the Governator in Buffalo. He can't even talk. Now Gillibrand is there too!!! why don't they do their jobs and quit using natural disasters as a chance to politic."
Man from Norwich

5 9
"Lying & Deceit are NOT things that need to be allowed or tolerated, especially when it is being perpetrated by our elected officials:If you feel indignant or betrayed by The POTUS, fine don't vote for his reelection. Did you have the same sense of indignation towards "the decider"?"
Man from Oxford

5 8
"Go back to the city or long island did not come from man outside chenango, lol"
Man from Outside Chenango

6 8
"Yes, I was raised on a farm too but we had a little respect for other people, cover your loads or keep your trucks home"
Man from Norwich

3 4
"Just read the indictments, man from smithville, was that you???"
Man from Norwich

9 5
"First Transit problem. Maybe it is time to get rid of the people that run the budget and routes. you are obligated to keep those buses running.they have in the past charged people without medicaid a large amount(both ways)!!! some are completely immobile people and were treated disrespectful because they didn't want to help us. "
Woman from Sherburne

3 12
""So keep telling the lies from the democrat playbook. Only your liberals friends will agree with you anyway" More hissy fit without any real rebuttal. When will you actually prove him wrong instead of trying to impress your friends here w/ the childish remarks? geeezzz "
Man from Norwich

6 7
"It is a moving violation, so tick them off a bit more by mocking and telling them to go back where they came from. They may report and/or complain to authorities about the uncovered truckloads. Of course if you're not responsible for paying the fine; no big deal then. "
Man from Norwich

5 6
"To Whom it may Concern: I thinks its probably time to lay the occasional white lies and smoke screen to rest."
Man from Norwich

5 9
""How about a 30 seconds day that only has comments about things we are thankful for?" Man from Norwich I think that will be Thursday. (The day to make a choice of either enjoying the bird or having a goose). "
Man from Norwich

6 8
" Do you have evidence that he was lying? I didn't think so." Man from Smithville Maybe, because he has lied so many times before, it is difficult to believe anything he says, especially when it concerns something near and dear to his agenda. You can keep your doctor...etc, etc."
Man from Outside Chenango

7 7
"The 2000 Census had the United States Population near 281 Mil. The 2014 Est US Population is near 320 + Mil. ( Roughly 40 Mil more people in 14 years) Why is Upstate NY one of the FEW US places loosing population? Think about it. No really think about it- Using facts..( and its not because of only the weather) "
Man from South New Berlin

7 6
"Regarding the corn trucks: its not like anyone obeys traffic laws around here anyway."
Man from Norwich

2 6
"To all complainers about the handling of BOCES matter, the students were from SECS, but the incident took place at BOCES. It is a Police (BOCES) matter. SECS staff should not be releasing details. The custodial staff who spoke should be fired. "
Man from North Norwich

6 7
""Your day is coming" internet tough guy alert! Sooooo pathetic "
Man from Smithville

10 6
"Yet again, the ambulance from Oxford can't respond. I'm so glad I pay taxes so I can see those ambulances collect dust, but they are rust free !!!!! Just saying. I think as tax payers we need to look at this situation & QUICK !!!!!"
Man from Oxford

1 6
""JJ from Smithville, give it a rest man. All the facts [or so you call them] Where is your backup that you demand from others." Put up or clam up. Your bellyaching is just a ploy to draw attention away from your inability to refute what I post. Time to grow up boy."
Man from Smithville

5 9
""MFSm thinks breaking the law is OK as long as a democrat criminal is doing it." 100% complete nonsense."
Man from Smithville

2 4
"Time to grow up boy." Man from Smithville..."Maybe you should. "
Man from Sherburne

7 12
"MFSm thinks breaking the law is OK as long as a democrat criminal is doing it. And Obama's executive order is amnesty and is illegal. But this dictator will keep breaking the law until he is stopped. So keep telling the lies from the democrat playbook. Only your liberals friends will agree with you anyway."
Man from Norwich

14 6
"WaaaWaaa the corn is making my car and my driveway dirty. Waaa Waaa Go back to the city or Long Island where you belong! "
Man from Outside Chenango

14 8
"""The farm trucks that are covering the east river road and rt 23 with all their corn sure dont have any respect for any of the homeowners along the roads, getting sick of all their corn mess in my driveway, and the people behind the trucks are getting a corn storm, seems like they could cover their loads" This is farm country. Deal with it. "
Man from New Berlin

5 7
"Looks like SOD Hagel is gone! I wonder if Dempsey, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs will be next?"
Man from Norwich

12 8
"The situation at Sherburne school is appalling. The custodial engineers know more of what is going on, as the school administrators. Stand up and take action, quit trying to be PC and do what is right. Kick the sex offenders out."
Man from Sherburne

4 11
""To the MVSV, It's ALL "fake news", except "the real fake news for idiots.com." Another brilliant rebuttal. Grow up kid and take the facts like an adult."
Man from Smithville

8 9
""The negativity from Smithville, Norwich, Oxford. Pick a community that "He" posts from, is overwhelming. I certainly have great sympathy for His family." You're no better at trolling than you are at refuting facts kid. Time to grow up boy."
Man from Smithville

11 6
""MFSV instead of trying to divide. Try taking a positive attitude and work together as a team" I'll go ahead and assume that after six years of 100%obstruction that the GOP has no interest in working together. That's why Obama is making use of Executive actions and orders."
Man from Smithville

10 7
"How about a 30 seconds day that only has comments about things we are thankful for?"
Man from Norwich

6 9
""Man from Smithville my question to you is, do you actually believe every thing Obama said. Just asking." Do you have evidence that he was lying? I didn't think so."
Man from Smithville

6 8
"JJ from Smithville, give it a rest man. All the facts [or so you call them] Where is your backup that you demand from others. Your day is coming, Thanksgiving more turkey is what we need. See you under the bridge of puppets."
Man from Sherburne

7 8
""Man from Smithville my question to you is, do you actually believe every thing Obama said. Just asking" I'll also answerer that; more than I do of what comes from his opposition. "
Man from Norwich

8 5
"Whether or not someone believes what the POTUS says is not as important a question as;"Does he question whatever a politico says?": I know that I do not blindly accept what anyone (Right or Left) has to say until I can determine the Who, What, When, Where, How & Why it is being told to the public."
Man from Oxford

8 7
""getting sick of all their corn mess in my driveway, and the people behind the trucks are getting a corn storm, seems like they could cover their loads" The house mice love it though. "
Man from Norwich

4 10
""The negativity from Smithville, Norwich, Oxford. Pick a community that "He" posts from, is overwhelming. I certainly have great sympathy for His family" What makes you so sure ""He"" posts as a person from multiple communities? I believe the accusations are just sour grapes from you and your friends here. Stop whining and prove him wrong. "
Man from Norwich

7 8
"" good thing Obamas message was to get right with the law. Did you even watch it?" Man from Smithville my question to you is, do you actually believe every thing Obama said. Just asking."
Man from Norwich

16 1
"The play White Christmas was an excellent production. The actors did an awesome job. They should be commended."
Woman from Norwich

9 5
"MFSV instead of trying to divide. Try taking a positive attitude and work together as a team. Like everything else Congress needs to BRAIN STORM and work for all. I, myself vote for who I think can better lead. This country just like upstate/downstate can not work together? Correct this problem and we all win. "
Man from Earlville

9 8
"Oxford speed trailer grant. What a waste of money!"
Man from Oxford

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