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Sunday, April 22nd

3 7
"30 second vote counter not working again."
007

1 9
"Bill Clinton was a Rhodes Scholar. Bush and Reagan were not anywhere close to having an advanced education. The bar has been lowered by one demographic in the USA since 1981 - the willfully deceived voters of the Republican electorate. Therefore tRump!"
Man from Norwich

1 9
""The kids and I put 200 rounds through the AR-15. Talk about a wasted day, Woman from Guilford." OK I'll pretend the "women from Guilford" is old enough to be a parent. can envision her kids all dressed in Rambo garb while she plays games w/ them & her weapons. "
OUR12?

4 13
"The kids and I put 200 rounds through the AR-15. Talk about a wasted day, Woman from Guilford."
Metal-Raven

Saturday, April 21st

11 7
"Beautiful day today. Too bad the liberal shut-ins here wasted it staring at a computer. The kids and I put 200 rounds through the AR-15. Then we grilled up some steaks. Life is good!"
Woman from Guilford

2 16
"Friday mornings plow job on county road 10 was the worst of the entire winter! I could hardly get to work. Was it even plowed at all?!"
Man from Pharsalia

19 0
"Thumbs up to all the parents and kids who worked hard to prepare Flanagan Park for the upcoming softball season!! Love our community. "
Logical Woman

6 14
"Go Chuck Schumer! Today decriminalization, tomorrow legalization. NYS has been held back too long. Use the massive profits from marijuana sales tax to better secure our schools as well as fix the roads and bridges."
Man from Norwich

6 14
""He'll probably get to appoint at least one more Justice, shutting down the progressive's agenda for decades." Not necessarily if the newly blue Congress refuses to confirm his nominations. It's been done before, you know, and payback can be tough."
Man from New Berlin

6 14
"it's your prerogative to behave and sound like a bigoted jerk "ChenangoRenegade" "
OUR12?

6 15
"ChenangoRenegade sounds like you think Donnie's sex life is no ones business, but think you can make/have rules against gays, trans, etc. You think the cons lop-sided supreme court is a good idea? Not only a hypocrite, but a fool that thinks the cons will benefit you, meanwhile setting any progress in our country back for decades."
Metal-Raven

Friday, April 20th

13 7
"What will really have the Libs here spinning in circles is Trumps remake of the Supreme Court. He'll probably get to appoint at least one more Justice, shutting down the progressive's agenda for decades. No one will have to bake a cake for anyone if it's against their belief."
ChenangoRenegade

15 3
"Arent newspaper journalists supposed to investigate covered up incidents? Last year an Oxford school vehicle pulled out in front of a motorcycle, yet I was told they couldn't "report" on what happened. Isn't that censorship?? More dangerous than ANY gun ever was!!!"
74alumni

9 12
"It is customary for a President to send a representative for a funeral. In Obama's case, Michelle Obama represented at the funerals of both Nancy Reagan and Betty Ford. "
Woman 17 from Norwich

12 10
"After todays walk out I see more and more public schools instituting a uniform program for both teachers and students. This will allow our resource officers a better understanding of all entering schools. Schools after this year will ban closed backpacks also."
Man from another era

8 15
"notice the rapid lockstep voting here again. you kids w/ your antics here are so transparent. but U do make 4 great comedy "
OUR12?

7 14
""parroting firebrand, says Our 12 year old, the master of copy and paste. LOL"- how’s the plagiarizing of Monte Python material working out? I know your game here is to hit and run, but put your childish smart-mouth aside Multi-handle & post anything that I have cut & pasted here w/o quotation marks, aside from web links “women from Guilford”. "
OUR12?

19 5
"I find it amazing that the school district must jump through legal hoops to fire a teacher who admitted to embezzlement. Any other job would have seen her fired on the spot."
Woman from Norwich

9 19
"Warning of "tyranny", a panel of three judges, each appointed by a Republican president to the federal appeals court in Chicago, ruled unanimously on Thursday against tRump's effort to withhold money from sanctuary cities. The judiciary once again "contain the stain"."
Red Emma

6 19
""Red Emma, your god Obama..." One: I am an atheist. Two: I didn't vote for Obama. Three: I am an anarchist, I vote with my voice, my wallet, my feet, and my pen. Pulling a lever in a dark booth behind a curtain for the lesser evil, is not voting, it's acquiescence."
Red Emma

14 8
"parroting firebrand, says Our 12 year old, the master of copy and paste. LOL"
Woman from Guilford

15 6
"Relax Red, your buds the Obummers will be there and all will be right in your world."
Man from Norwich

9 12
"MFN. Did you actually pay attention to what happened. They explained that they were waiting for the rest of their group to arrive to order. Not loitering."
Woman from Oxford

6 17
""Obama did not attend the funerals of Nancy Reagan or Betty Ford" and if you don't believe it you can google the countless fits of outrage his opposition ranted regarding his absence. "
OUR12?

6 16
"Carnrike is not the controller of the city, She is not, the council runs the city and has the last say. Time for policies to change. new mayor and council for a new start to make new policies"
Man from Norwich

6 17
""Obviously you have never ran a business that depends on customers to buy something. These guys were loitering at best and were politely asked to Buy something or leave. A set up at best. Shame on StarBucks for throwing their manager under the Bus for following THEIR POLICIES" LOL U 4got 2 add; PRAISE TRUMP & THE RIGHTWING MEDIA!"
OUR12?

8 18
"ChenangoRenegade you sound like a Trumper; a deeply ill-informed parroting firebrand. "
OUR12?

21 7
"Red Emma, your god Obama did not attend the funerals of Nancy Reagan or Betty Ford."
Man from Oxford

16 13
"WFO: Obviously you have never ran a business that depends on customers to buy something. These guys were loitering at best and were politely asked to Buy something or leave. A set up at best. Shame on StarBucks for throwing their manager under the Bus for following THEIR POLICIES."
Man from Norwich

17 10
"How's that Global Warming working for ya? And what would all the 24/7 posters here do if Al Gore hadn't invented the internet? Get a life?"
ChenangoRenegade

4 18
"Dear Mr Stillrockin Sir, https://www.npr.org/2016/12/29/507249260/how-the-perceived-war-on-cops-plays-into-politics-and-policing - and - http://www.politifact.com/punditfact/statements/2016/jul/12/william-johnson/law-enforcement-lobbyist-says-pro-police-speech-ma/ "
Man from Norwich

7 22
"So tRump can't be bothered to attend Barbara Bush's funeral but no worries--the flags as Mar-a-Swampo and the tRump Int'l Goof Course will at half mast. Leadership in action!"
Red Emma

7 16
""MFN did not spin anything" we know what is said about people's personal opinions; especially opinions thrown around on fox cable news. and your original post reeked of homophobia and race baiting. "
Man from Norwich

12 18
"Why is the country doing business with a place the President owns? Not right!"
Woman from Norwich

10 17
" "Wouldent it have been too easy to just buy a cup of coffee" Or, When they explained why they were waiting, Leave them alone. Now they have opened themselves up for a lawsuit. "
Woman from Oxford

15 7
"MFN did not spin anything https://www.politico.com/story/2016/07/obama-war-on-cops-police-advocacy-group-225291 for starters."
Stillrockin

11 15
"our NYS senator Charles Ellis Schumer is celebrating 4/20 by introducing a bill to decriminalize marijuana. "
Man from Norwich

24 12
"I see our Governor is send more of our Tax dollars to Puerto Rico. Why don't he send some to upstate NY. Why because NYC has he controlling vote wants to be sure they are happy. "
Man from Sherburne

24 9
"Why is the city even doing business with the place where the Mayor works. Not Right!"
Man from Norwich

6 17
""MFN I pointed things out and tripped you up" you're still spinning "Stillrockin" "
Man from Norwich

15 8
"MFN I pointed things out and tripped you up now you are upset I am sorry to have upset you. Have a great day!:)"
Stillrockin

Thursday, April 19th

9 16
"Why do people that do murder deserve to live when is the judicial system going to realize that these people are wasting our tax payers dollars. The prison system needs to clean house. We are going to have more bad dangerous people in prison then there are good people on the outside. That’s scary. We need justice for the victims "
Woman from Plymouth

16 13
"Wouldent it have been too easy to just buy a cup of coffee and then the whole mess in Philadelphia could have been avoided. Makes one wonder if the whole deal was a set up."
Man from Norwich

18 9
"Hey Mayor and Aldermen: You set a precedent by giving a huge break on water to a church and a out of town business both of which could easily afford to pay for it. I feel you are obligated to extend the same courtesy to each and every one of the city residents. Time for a new Mayor and council! "
Man from Norwich

7 19
"For the sake of two the Mayor wants to give away the city."
Man from Norwich

5 18
"Let's see we practice outdoors when it's 27 and raining, we practice at 37 degrees and sunny the day of a canceled track meet. You can practice but not have a meet? Strange"
Woman from Norwich

7 16
""the truth hurts sometimes that must be what you are smelling. I will not argue we all know the truth next you will call me some name trying to get me to stoop to a lower level which I will not do" you already stooped more than low enough to show your true colors with your first post. "
Man from Norwich

25 4
"The Bush's are solid folks. God Bless Barbara Bush may she rest in Peace."
Man from Norwich

9 15
"Dolliver was the only sensible one at the City. So to City residents, leak away."
Man from Norwich

8 18
""Pair of gay women child abusers deliberately run themselves and their SIX CHILDREN off a cliff to their deaths in a CAR and not even a mere utterance from you. Guess that’s OK in your book." - https://www.theonion.com/area-homosexual-saves-four-from-fire-1819564017"
OUR12?

15 7
"MFN the truth hurts sometimes that must be what you are smelling. I will not argue we all know the truth next you will call me some name trying to get me to stoop to a lower level which I will not do. "
Stillrockin

9 21
"I seldom vote on 30second comments. but somebody sure does when specific posts immediately receive double digit numbers in their favor. "
OUR12?

19 11
"MR: Pair of gay women child abusers deliberately run themselves and their SIX CHILDREN off a cliff to their deaths in a CAR and not even a mere utterance from you. Guess that’s OK in your book."
Man from Norwich

9 19
"but its your post that reeks of race baiting and homophobia "stillrockin" "
Man from Norwich

20 13
"Man from another era, go to the Scranton PA gun show next weekend. Hi capacity magazines are still legal there. People will be stocking up."
ChenangoRenegade

19 11
"MFN I do see what repubs do increased the # of jobs less unemployment and if you don't want to bake a cake for some one you don't have to. O caused the most division ever jumping into every crime crying racism and then it proved not."
Stillrockin

22 14
"On Governor Andrew Cuomo's executive order to let felons vote; reason 978 to leave NYS."
Man from Norwich

12 19
"Trump is amazing. He has even boosted the income for Playboy models and exotic dancers. How does he do it? "
Man from Norwich

10 25
"Maybe it will be, maybe it won't. We'll see what happens. Trump saying nothing as usual."
Metal-Raven

5 20
"Watching the sports news with all the high schools in the southern tier playing lacrosse....except Norwich....this would be much easier than baseball during these months....GO LAX NHS"
Man from Norwich

12 25
"What or what will we do when Trump is gone some day, and the sun no longer has a reason to rise?"
Metal-Raven

13 25
"I get the feeling that one day nobody will be able to find Trump because he will have taken refuge in Russia and will not be extradited."
Metal-Raven

13 26
"Number of people who go bankrupt every year due to medical bills: France: 0 Japan: 0 Germany: 0 Britain: 0 Canada: 0 Switzerland: 0 Netherlands: 0 USA: 643,000 Do you see the problem?"
Metal-Raven

13 24
" D T took again took credit for the success of the 2018 Winter Olympics Wednesday during a press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, demonstrating what appears to be a compulsive need to boast about himself, even when the facts don't support his claims. "
Metal-Raven

24 10
"Great week for a gun show. Who else is adding o their arms? Thank you Governor for the use of Fair Grounds."
Man from another era

10 27
"Toddler shoots pregnant mom in a northwest Indiana parking lot while playing with father's loaded gun!"
Metal-Raven

12 25
"A man who has accomplished nothing will always attempt to destroy the accomplishment of others."
Man from Norwich

14 26
"Do you see the lies and division in our society? Do you see the road we are traveling? Do you see what the Republicans are doing to our country?"
Man from Norwich

13 27
"Now, do you see what Republicans do to our country? Do you see the deterioration in every aspect of American life? Do you see the decline in morality? Do you see the hate and intolerance? Do you see the fake politicians that pretend to be for the people? "
Man from Norwich

14 25
"Do you see the corruption and the criminality? Do you see the leaders that threaten to put people in jail if they do not agree? Do you see the decline in America's stature in the world? "
Man from Norwich

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