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Posted on August 27 at 12:51 p.m. (Suggest removal)

He was drunk, so what's the big deal? He was driving drunk..."Sam the Bugler" was driving on the wrong side of the road, that's the big deal!

From: ‘Sam the Bugler’ cuts a deal

Posted on August 22 at 3:14 p.m. (Suggest removal)

He 'surrendered' his gun?
What does that mean?
Did the State Police reimburse him for the 'surrendered' property?
Does the the 5th Amendment apply in this case?

From: Deal dumps SAFE Act charge in Moreau case

Posted on August 7 at 4:17 p.m. (Suggest removal)

So, I heard a guy say that this is a fine example of disgraceful, ignorant millenial-types whom have no regard for anything because they just plumb don't know. He said; "I bet they own Toyotas, too."
That made me laugh because my dad used to say: They bombed Pearl Harbor ya know? Yeah, I know. Problem is...nobody else knows these days and nobody cares. Detroit declared bankruptcy and we blame GE. Maybe if GM made better cars? Can you truly blame the Japanese Car Owners Association?
This Wandering Dago controversy is just another fine example of idiocracy incarnate. What if their name was the Wandering Jew? (Pass the pastrami and my G-d that's a big knish!) Or the Wandering Pollock? How about the Wandering Kraut or Dike Cart? (No hot dogs and veggie-burger buns have 2 top sides only!)
My friend told me that when he was in NYC he saw a Japanese restaurant called the JAP DOG. What fun! Some think Jap is a derogatory word for Japanese-Americans. Maybe so, but those folks can eat somewhere else. Hey, this used to be a free country.
But here is the rub: Just because a black African American can use the 'N' word (as our proud Little Dago said in the article) does not make it right. This might help explain why America is in it's current state and condition.
Hey! But the Liittle Dago's food cart sounds so cute!
The simple problem is this: The name and reference obviously offends older, Italian Americans brought up in a time when political correctness was not the norm... being hit over the head with a 2 by 4 wielded by some bulldog 'mickies' back in the day WAS the norm. (My older friend knows, he's from Brooklyn.)
Think about it. And the Little Dago says he is Italian and proud? Ya think he stopped for a moment, reflected on this simple thought (just for a moment). What if his loving mommy was goofing on his calling their proud little bundle of Italian joy 'the little grease ball' growing up, eh?
Nah, she gave birth to her own little Dago! The son loved his mother so much he failed to see the bigotry in disguise. Live and learn. Love and forgive.
As my friend says: If you set up a spin-off business called Wandering Jew don't forget the knish! He who's lived and loved has lived and loved knish!
Machen a laben Little Dago!

From: Wandering Dago to keep name despite criticism

Posted on July 5 at 4:43 p.m. (Suggest removal)

One week?
That's it?
SPAC was originally set up to bring a diversity of intellectual and sophisticated classical productions of the highest quality of performing arts to the masses.
The classical and romantic arts have endured for centuries but now SPAC is compromising its mission statement by catering to the lowest level of emotional, testosterone driven dabble sparked by incessant greed.
One promotes diversity, understanding, compassion and intellectual satisfaction while the other panders to passionate temptations of graphic violence, outrage and pure unadulterated disrespect for all things tried and true of good intent both of thought and purpose.
Oh, wait a minute.... I was speaking of Wagnerian Opera, or was that Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake? Sleeping Beauty? Hmmm. Never mind.

From: One-week New York City Ballet run to continue at SPAC

Posted on June 29 at 5:54 p.m. (Suggest removal)

"Parent Nicole Bullard said district officials should determine whether Miller is a good fit for her job at the school, and if they decide she is, perhaps she could benefit from leadership coaching." Huh?

Isn't that were Hiltler went? (lol)
Who's in charge here? The parents?
Or, hey-- how about the PRINCIPAL!
Are you all totaling losing it here or what?
Welcome to our 'Child Worship' society.
We worship children.
So much so, that even the mere mention or suggestion about investigating any of the facts regarding the Sandy Hook tragedy (for example) has people reeling back in absolute horror!
Every child is special.
Every child is a winner.
Bobby isn't a loser...Bobby's the last winner! (George Carlin 2008).
We are breeding mediocrity.
Socialism for the masses. It's here, people.
Nobody likes authority figures.
It's the principal's fault (they say)!
As the previous commenter says: "This sounds a lot like helicoptering."
Helicopter parenting is destroying America.
Lunch with you kids AT SCHOOL? No way.
The last thing MY kids would want was to see me (and heaven forbid their grandma, too) at their school watching them eating food they hate with their classmates that used to be part of their private friendship circle.
I can go on and on and on but it all boils down to this: We are intimidating and spoiling our children and in doing so, we are breeding little vindictive, narcissistic monsters that learn at an early age how to control their parents.
They've got us all under their thumbs. Threaten the little bugger and he's got 9-1-1 on speed-dial. And they know the cops are on their side.
The three most threatening letters in the American vocabulary: CPS.
Child Protective Services.
Right behind IRS, DHS and NSA.
We're doomed.
For more laughs go onto Youtube and search 'George Carlin' and 'Children'
What fun!

From: Parents blame principal for teacher exodus from Saratoga elementary school

Posted on June 28 at 4:36 p.m. (Suggest removal)

"It is not clear what she is apologizing for."
You bet. No clue. Yup.

From: Riggis’ reality show idea dropped

Posted on June 25 at 4:06 p.m. (Suggest removal)

The extremely loud exhaust is so startling and unnecessary.

Glad to hear the troopers are enforcing the law.

From: State Police issue 89 tickets to motorcyclists in area over 5 hours

Posted on June 25 at 8:52 a.m. (Suggest removal)

Washington rejects restriction on honeybee-killing garden pesticide despite evidence of its deadliness.

Search and neonicotinoids

From: Bumblebee numbers falling

Posted on June 24 at 12:40 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Hey Gina99--
Saratoga has Global Foundries.
Therein lies the planning and economic 'foresight.'

From: Recovering economy has Saratoga residents looking up

Posted on June 23 at 4:07 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Hey Tatiana Zarnowski...Great story! But no mention of Global Foundries investing over $8 Billion dollars in Saratoga County? Think that has something to do with it? Just wondering. And by the way...Bonacio's 'Toxic Springs' development you wrote about on Weible Ave is located right across the street from Telly Tubby Land (he city's capped landfill). Just wait until the methane starts creeping out and into the new low-lying neighborhood! (lol) Maybe you can do a followup story and ask Mr. Van Wagner about it. I bet you'll get an interesting earful on that one! Keep up the good work. That's why the Gazette is my paper of choice. You guys are the best!

From: Recovering economy has Saratoga residents looking up

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