Comments by ChuckD
Posted on October 27 at 1:26 a.m. (Suggest removal)
ajames, thanks for helping make my point.
In 2014 Pew Research found 55% of the general population had an unfavorable view of Republicans. Maybe because they couldn't come up with *any* idea to help people get healthy, not to mention a bad one.
But with the KKK and the White Nationalists on board now I'm sure the ship has been righted and well see great things in the future from them.
Posted on October 26 at 10:06 a.m. (Suggest removal)
I thought the Republicans would work for the good of the people. I thought the people who elected them would want what's good for all Americans. The ACA got thru in spite of Republicans' best efforts to stab Americans in the back. Maybe if they'd cooperated ...on anything... the Act would be better than it is.
Maybe our government would better than it is.
Maybe they wouldn't be the international laughing stock they've made themselves.
Posted on October 20 at 3:42 p.m. (Suggest removal)
No, if it was like the other polls DG puts up, you're free to vote as many times as you like. Therefore a sham. Simple as that.
(not to mention it flies in the face of all other polls).
Posted on October 20 at 11:51 a.m. (Suggest removal)
This is garbage journalism, Daily Gazette. Way beneath you.
Is it a DG product? Like your front page "poll"? Because it doesn't say who "we" are. If so, then it's a sham and does not belong in the news stream even if it had one of your "disclaimers". You should own up to it and pull it with a retraction.
Posted on October 19 at 7:23 p.m. (Suggest removal)
How could they not mention one of the greatest rock songs of all time, and my first foray into the phonograph world?
I submit The Royal Guardsmen:
Posted on October 17 at 11:18 p.m. (Suggest removal)
I think most people have high respect for what cops have chosen to do.
I also think most people see that there's a systemic, cultural problem within law enforcement that shows as an abuse of authority and sense of entitlement. Too often cops only escalate situations when they should be doing the reverse.
I predict that as soon as cops show they all can work positively in communities and they're capable of policing themselves toward that end, they will see an overnight sea-change in the community attitude toward them.
It's not about rolling over for the bad actors. It's about winning hearts and minds (and understanding what that means).
There's a lot of that going on already but not nearly enough.
That's why the new chief's words above and even more, the words today of the president of the International Association of Chiefs of Police are so important:
"The president of America’s largest police organization on Monday issued a formal apology to the nation’s minority population 'for the actions of the past and the role that our profession has played in society’s historical mistreatment of communities of color.'"
Posted on October 17 at 3:23 p.m. (Suggest removal)
Wow Mr. Barney. You better be careful there. That high horse you're on may not be as healthy as you think it is. Just a little equestrian advice for you. You're welcome.
How about you stop with the arguments from ignorance?
The absence of any investigation into Mr. Trump most certainly does not absolve him of any misdeeds. In fact his statements of giving to numerous charities (Veterans, 9/11, etc.) without them being able to find any records of such, of promising to release his records 'when the audits are through' when that's proven to be a false reason, certainly point to him being less than truthful. So he should put up or shut up.
Posted on October 16 at 9:25 p.m. (Suggest removal)
I'm with you, 190ijeiefi.
And I'm going to go out in the yard and shoot a hole in my foot because that way I'll KNOW what's going to happen, rather than stay inside and risk ...who knows what?
Maybe my house will fall down! Or maybe I won't see that meteor headed for me? And what about cattle stampedes?
Posted on October 16 at 9:17 p.m. (Suggest removal)
Mr. Barney, how fortunate am I to have you offer a vocabulary lesson for me!
But as it happens, I've been modestly successful with the English language and my definition matches yours. Thanks anyway.
So where are the tax returns, since his excuse turns out to be BS (or if you will, obfuscation)?
Posted on October 16 at 5:39 p.m. (Suggest removal)
Oh please. Stop clouding the issue, djbarney.
At the risk of parroting a talking head, where are the tax returns? I call the obfuscation of his taxes evidence enough for suspicion.