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bill of rights April 23, 2014 at 10:36 am
that is hilarious! video gamers! wait till the jack booted thugs kick in the door and kill a kid. iRead More wonder if these types of police are needed in this day and age. the real danger is the police, the video gamers are lost in the digital age and enjoy a good prank. most of you people are afraid to live, these cops are locked and loaded and looking for a shoot out. police procedure needs to be re-examined. bearing false witness......
Sam April 23, 2014 at 11:10 am
Both the jackass players should be fined. these are the same kids that shoot up the schools whenRead More they're bored with fantasy. The beach is right down the block and your lazy fat ass kid sits on the couch all day gaming. pathetic.
Linda Maloney April 23, 2014 at 11:33 am
This situation is very serious and they should be prosecuted to the full extent of the law! IRead More remember thinking ringing someones' doorbell and running away was a prank!
Marynary April 23, 2014 at 10:28 am
Coffeenut under the criminal statutes in effect today the sale of marijuana is still against the lawRead More in NJ so the police actually were minding their own business. I have been told that often the police start with pot buys and then turn those sellers into informants who carry the undercovers up to those that provide more dangerous drugs to the public. That seems to make sense. Perhaps your emotions are a little too influenced by your desire to see the substance made legal? You are aware that there is a problem in NJ at this point with people often dying due to narcotics, right?
Coffeenut April 23, 2014 at 10:35 am
Marynary yes it still is illegal in NJ. It shouldn't be. And my wanting it legalized is a non-issue.Read More My point is, let us look at what caused the cop to get shot. He was out there in a parking lot trying to "trick" someone into breaking the law. Someone could have been arrested and had their life ruined because of this cop. All over a harmless medicinal plant. The cop, albeit doing his "job", was out there looking for trouble. You get what you give in life. Hard for me to feel sorry for someone who was shot while he was trying to arrest and ruin someone else's life.
* April 23, 2014 at 10:40 am
no sting no shooting...
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan's ban on affirmative action in college admissions.
Porter gladstone April 23, 2014 at 10:47 am
mob mentality. people on this thread dont even understand the ruling. tt, the comparison toRead More sports is absurd. baseball 8% black. hockey? swimming? etc. i dont hear complaints by minority leaders complaing about every facet of life. there is a belief that low test scores , a dearth of black ceo's , etc must be explained by some measure of systemic discrimination. women do it. minorities. heck go to any youth sports program and youll find parents complaing about playing time and favoritism. people complain. sometimes theyre right.
Old Pizza April 23, 2014 at 10:54 am
College admission should be based on scholastic achievement, period.
Observor April 23, 2014 at 11:03 am
One of the primary reasons blacks lag in admission to elite colleges without affirmative action isRead More that a disproportionate number of them come out of horror show urban school systems where they are trapped by an unholy alliance of the teacher unions and the Democrat party. The DTC keeps the unions working regardless of incompetence and in return the unions bankroll the DTC with their members' dues money. Affirmative action is just a way to paper over that "inconvenient truth."
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Max April 23, 2014 at 10:06 am
Quite clearly, politicians and elected officials were excluded from this study.
Max April 23, 2014 at 10:06 am
Quite clearly, politicians and elected officials were excluded from this study.
Stew Sidedoor April 23, 2014 at 10:13 am
This is what happens when you want to pay teachers 6 digit salaries for average at best schools, ifRead More you do not then maybe you should move to Fla.
The Stig April 22, 2014 at 01:10 pm
Dickie also can't stand not seeing his name in the paper once a week, so he'll be "for" orRead More "against" something just for the sake of issuing a press release. Sending out a camera crew to interview him just enables him further. Forty years and counting. He's the poster child for Term Limits.
Mac April 22, 2014 at 03:26 pm
the only difference I see between Codey and Christie is that one is wearing an orange cone and theRead More other one is still renting them out at will - regardless, the longer Julie Herrman remains at Rutgers, the longer Rutgers's integrity is going to be under a public cloud
Clyde Z April 23, 2014 at 07:59 am
her hiring was a joke, I mean they said they did a background check: must not have used GoogleRead More search because they've listed her troubles before her hire at Rutgers. Not to mention that she "lied" on her application. I've had co-workers fired after a month, months and in another case years after their hire due to lies on their application. Hermann's lies could/should have been cought by simple 10th grade investigation
Everyday Mathematics is just one of the programs that makes a heck of a lot of $ off of the millions of textbooks sold to schools that teach to the 'Core.' The Common Core isn't just restricting for teachers & students, it's lining people's pockets.
CowDung April 23, 2014 at 11:33 am
"OK, so it doesnt bother you at all that the textbook publishers will now be able to put outRead More only a few curricula, all aligned to the same standards, which they determined themselves, which will reduce their costs tremendously. " They pretty much do that now. As I mentioned a couple of times already, the Common Core standards can be met with a wide variety of Curricula--schools have the same choices as they always have.
CowDung April 23, 2014 at 11:34 am
"I could give you the requirements for an International Baccalaureate, which is offered atRead More Biotech and a few select HS's in NJ, but it is not really on point, and your fingers can google just as easily as mine. The IB is only for the highest level students. It would not be appropriate to make it the default for all students. " Then I ask again, what was your point in bringing it up? Common Core does not prevent schools from offering such a program...
CowDung April 23, 2014 at 11:37 am
"And have YOU actually read the standards, or only a few snippets, which YOU are relying on forRead More your opinion? I havent read them all. I have read comparisons of some of the old standards, side-by-side with the new standards, and it seems that whoever wrote the standards did not have the gift for brevity and clarity that one would hope for." There really wasn't an 'old standard' to compare with. One of the main reasons for Common Core is to have a standard for everyone to comply with.
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Martin B. Brilliant April 23, 2014 at 10:47 am
@Spooner: Agreed and understood. The "equal protection" clause of the FourteenthRead More Amendment, enacted after the Civil War, changed the impact of the Bill of Rights. Up to that point, the Bill of Rights restricted only the national government, and state governments could do as they pleased. But from then on, the states were supposed to be equally bound by the Bill of Rights, though, as you point out, it was a long time coming.
SILENT WOLF April 23, 2014 at 11:12 am
It is written " One nation under God"... You have your right in your mind to believeRead More anything you desire , just don't try and changed things here in America.. If your God IS a rock then, believe in that rock . We as a Christian nation believe in god in the heavens , that this world came about from God who then gave up his only begotten Son .So the next time you pledge allegiance to the flag think of your own God the rock in your home or for that matter some of you believe in your new messiah in Washington who to would if he could change the pledge .. OK...
John Santaella April 23, 2014 at 11:31 am
Silent Wolf, loud and clear this is NOT a Christian nation. Never has been and, I hope, never willRead More be. We have, and read carefully now, Congress shall not establish a religion. That's ANY religion. Again, we are NOT a Christian nation.
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Michael Brennick April 22, 2014 at 06:46 pm
Where are the stories about the rates charged by the Cable cartels-???---Especially Leftist,Read More Democratic Comcast, the premier robber barons, who fill the campaign tills of the Dumocrats.
Paul April 22, 2014 at 09:10 pm
Netflix is hands down the best deal going, and it has been a bargain for YEARS. I guess theRead More nonsensical whiners who complain about a long-delayed, $2 a MONTH increase are worried it will cost them a (partial) SINGLE LATTE. Utterly ridiculous.
Gregg L. DesElms April 23, 2014 at 10:36 am
TO MICHAEL BRENNICK: Leftist, Democra... WHAT? You think Comcast is part of the so-calledRead More "liberal" media (which, by the way, doesn't even exist)? Are you freakin' KIDDIN' me? [shakes head in disbelief] Wow. The FOX NEWS CHANNEL should be held criminally liable for what it has done to your brain.
sean mccooe April 22, 2014 at 10:37 pm
Award-winning local favorites Spencer Muhlstock & Hayes Walsh will reprise their short,Read More “Shutterflies.” Fresh off Win at Garden State Film Fest in AC - Best Student Film
Goldenmane April 23, 2014 at 09:46 am
At least they are bi-partisan. An inappropriate Democratic role model last year and an inappropriateRead More Republican one this year. I don't object to celebrities being role models, but why can't they choose someone who is a noted philanthropist or some other positive figure? I wonder how much someone paid for this honor. And what is this National Father's Day/Mother's Day Council anyway?
Jack Doyle April 23, 2014 at 09:59 am
THE SAME PEOPLE voted for"W" bush twice.Geniuses!
Trish Benedict April 23, 2014 at 11:28 am
This isn't a late April Fools joke? A man under investigation for ordering traffic jams theRead More gridlocked (among other things) school buses for hours is a good father role model? I keep waiting for the punchline…
Leaving April 22, 2014 at 02:10 pm
Ditto! Bunch of self-obsessed people who are completely out of touch with reality.
DingDong April 22, 2014 at 09:48 pm
WHO CARES?? This show and these ladies make me (and many others that I know!) feel embarrassed toRead More tell people that I live in Franklin Lakes! People think that all FL women are that superficial and do nothing with their lives. How sad and wrong.
jo April 23, 2014 at 11:25 am
show is on its way out...
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nonoise April 22, 2014 at 03:10 pm
They want government to raise our children, not parents.
Tom Hollman April 22, 2014 at 04:41 pm
THIS COUNTRY TOOK A $HIT WHEN THE SUPREME COURT TOOK AWAY THE KICK IN THE A$$ AT HOME AND AT SCHOOLRead More THEY PUT THE KIDS ON DRUGS. WHAT DO YOU EXPECT ?YEARS AGO THERE WERE NO ALPABETIZED SINDROMES THIS IS HOW HEAD SHRINKERS PUSH DRUGS FOR DRUG COMPANEYS
Kim Fox April 22, 2014 at 06:42 pm
I don't believe this kid is competent enough to make those decisions. Those kids need to beRead More prosecuted to the fullest and if the does judge does not agree he needs to step down.
Sally G April 21, 2014 at 08:37 pm
Wait a minute! First, I did not think debtors’ prisons were constitutional. Second, would thisRead More not come out of the 65% of wages? And is it not better to rack up the $10 a day charge and be able to work than to languish in jail? What is going on here?
icar12 April 21, 2014 at 10:15 pm
LOL, he's upset with the government taking 65% of his income. I guess that no one realizes that theRead More government/IRS/taxes take at least 65% of the income from "law-abiding" citizens as well.
Dennis Martinez April 22, 2014 at 07:17 am
According to the article the guy is paying $2000 a week or 65% of his income in child support.Read More $104,000 to the ex-spouse a year in child support. Child support is based upon gross income and is not tax deductible. This is a sum far in excess of what the average Joe pays and a good reason not to father kids in NJ. It sounds to me that the law is making so called law abiding citizens criminals.
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B. Dub April 22, 2014 at 12:13 pm
Dorie, stowing away on a plane is a crime. And no, the boy himself did not pose a threat. But theRead More fact that he (anyone) can get that close to a plane poses a threat. I have to take off my flippin' shoes and get patted down, but apparently you can just walk up and plant a bomb in the wheel well.
april ann April 22, 2014 at 01:30 pm
I agree with B. Dub 100%! How was this kid able to scale a fence and just walk right over to theRead More plane? TSA: for all the harassing you do in the terminal...you ain't all that!! As far as the kid being a runaway..maybe he does face some serious abuse issues at home. He's damn lucky to be alive. But, I raised three boys, and a 16 year old boy can runaway for any collage of reasons. My kids never ran away but, I'm wondering if the fact that the plane was going to HAWAII has anything to do with it. It sounds a little compulsive to me. CPA need good follow up on this. Thank you lucky stars kid!
Lee Jacobsen April 22, 2014 at 06:42 pm
It wasn't a miracle that he survived, it was Easter Sunday, and good things always happen.Read More "always look on the bright side of life"......Life of Brian........overlooked miracle worker....... Not a problem to let other kids of similar intelligence do the same thing, it will improve the human gene pool immensely, and the human race will benefit overall as a result.
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The Convict April 23, 2014 at 10:58 am
This Thread Is Worthless Without Pictures.
lablover April 23, 2014 at 11:03 am
This Dee idiot needs to get a life. The psycho babble is getting old. What a loser !
Doug Strickland Is An Asshat April 23, 2014 at 11:39 am
Convict: There ARE pictures.
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bg robbins April 22, 2014 at 11:39 am
I don't think were doing starving people any favors by sending them hot dogs that might make themRead More sick.
BiteMeFanBoy1 April 22, 2014 at 03:28 pm
Just another argument for KOSHER hot dogs..... All of the great taste and NONE OF THE CRAP !
Bill Harvey April 22, 2014 at 05:04 pm
Poland has already outlawed kosher killing as inhumane--it involves voiding the arteries of theRead More animal's tainted blood while it is still alive....The US will soon follow despite its Jewish lobby.