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Jon Daniel, angry young man, and Jim Ardis, mayor of Peoria. (The mayor's photo is on the right, if you couldn't tell.)
Bob April 24, 2014 at 12:48 pm
Wow...you guys are nuts. And I am conservative......a "kid" did something he should notRead More have. A parody doesn't harm other people like he was doing. I do not think anyone would want this "kid" to do it to them and their family. Teach the young man right from wrong w/ the proper punishment.....and chill out people....geeezzzz.....
voice of america April 24, 2014 at 02:16 pm
Bob,I don't where you come from maybe russia, Iran I know the leader over there did the same thingRead More to his people. We are not the mayor or police chief, don't take the job if you can't take what comes with it. I am sure the Mayor said to the incumbent, I can do this job better then you, trust me vote for me, not everybody! the kid did not trust him saw who he really was. the kid is a hero, he brought the true colors of the mayor out, and the kid was wright. Now he got to go. and the police chief with him.
The Other Christine April 24, 2014 at 03:38 pm
Bob... If someone said I was smoking pot with a prostitute I would have to sue them for defamation.Read More That is the proper punishment. And that is what we are trying to explain to you. He didn't yell fire in a crowded theater... that would have the potential to harm other people. They mayor, judges, and police were overzealous at least, or acted criminally at worst. I can't imagine how you think it's acceptable for the police to raid someone's house over a satirical twitter account... this is not Nazi Germany.
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George Edwards November 20, 2013 at 08:39 am
So I have to pay a penalty for something that is not ready for purchase because I can't buy it?Read More Basically pay a tax just for being...
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Matthew Drollinger October 27, 2013 at 02:48 am
Apparently Mr. Swanson does not understand how our electoral system works. If you want a CommunistRead More in the white house in 2020, you vote for one. I also don't think Mr. Swanson knows the difference between promotion and tolerance. I'm not sure how the GSA "promotes" lesbianism or the other issues he claims. Isn't it interesting how so many religious leaders preach tolerance, yet practice bigotry? When meddling in the lives of others and taking on a crusade against fair, law-abiding people and organizations, they really should be looking more at what they know than what they believe, because not everyone believes the same thing. If your religion says, "Don't do it," then be a good follower and don't do it...but leave everyone else alone! The Constitution grants us freedom of religion, so if your god says I must be a certain person, act a certain way, believe a certain thing, etc., I shouldn't be forced to follow those rules simply because one bigot (or a group of them) demands that I do. Those rules are based on belief, which can easily be (and in most cases, are, since there are so many different religions) false. Belief is not the same as knowledge, and being able to differentiate is important. It looks like Kevin Swanson wants to force his beliefs down everyone's throat, and if that doesn't work then up everyone's posterior.
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John October 14, 2013 at 11:30 am
ZeroCare was designed to do one thing. That is fail, and have people begging for "SingleRead More Payer" a.k.a. National Healthcare (socialist) You know the kind that a person gets diagnosed with an operable brain tumor, only it takes 18 months to get approval for surgery, at which point its terminal. This $634,000,000 dollar website doesn't even work. Employers laid people off to get under 50 employees or just started turning everyone into part time. Obamacare is an increase, even on middle/low class people. Mine costs are going to more than double in the next two years. Think about this, for every dollar that goes into welfare, only 27cents makes it to the recipient. The rest is eaten up by the bureaucracy. = huge waste designed to wreck this country, and transfer trillions to the big foreign "insurance companys" i.e. megabanks.
Ken October 14, 2013 at 01:04 pm
The clear FLAW with his video is that he was applying for a 2013 individual policy through theRead More private exchange. 2013 plans are fully underwritten which is why he had to provide the health history and medical information. If he had done things PROPERLY, he would have selected 2014 for his new plan. It would have taken him about 5 minutes as there is no health history or financial history. Just, name, address, date of birth, tobacco use, which plan and how you are paying and DONE. Clearly either he is INCOMPETENT or he is BIASED and wanted to make the healthcare.gov site seem better than the alternative.
John October 14, 2013 at 03:07 pm
I don't know whether to bust out laughing, or break down in tears.Read More http://www.naturalnews.com/042428_Obamacare_exchange_Javascript_critical_errors.html#ixzz2hj0JWNSj
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John October 12, 2013 at 11:49 pm
I for one would love to see the Federal Government "shut down" entirely. Originally itRead More was only there to to legislate, settle disputes among states, SCOTUS was supposed to check the new laws versus Constituion, and the military was for the DEFENSE of our homeland. That was it. What it is now is a bloated corrupt beurocracy, which is no longer by the people for the people and ran by the people, instead it exists to enslave us, dictate to us, and use us in any way it can. Shut it all down, including the worthless alphabet agencys such as the EPA, the Dept of Education, the ATF ... ect ect. I give no cares if we go bankrupt and all of the .gov parasites get sent home without a check. Please shut down.
Dave October 10, 2013 at 12:10 pm
This does not seperate church and state....
Scott October 11, 2013 at 06:08 pm
It is a use of facilities, I doubt that the Churches will be attempting to influence voters.Read More Separation of Church and State as intended by our Founding Fathers was meant to prevent the Church from dictating to the State how to legislate policy, and for the State to refrain from setting Church doctrine.
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Terry October 6, 2013 at 03:12 pm
Once again, I am left to wonder after reading a "news" story here on the patch, if thereRead More is any journalistic integrity here at the patch. This is an opinion piece. And a fluff opinion piece at that. But I will say this. Once again, those trying to convince us that we should care about the government shutdown have failed again. If you have to bust out goats in the parks, and stink bug research, then perhaps the cliche epic fail needs to be mentioned. If there is a real danger here, its the fact that the longer this government shutdown goes, the more we find ourselves asking, "so what are we actually missing". If a government shuts down in the woods, and no one cares, does it still make a noise?
CTCMom2009 October 8, 2013 at 09:22 am
How about mentioning that the families of fallen soldiers cannot get their death benefits because ofRead More the shutdown and yet the legislators who are causing this are still being paid? I realize that this piece is intended as a light-hearted look at the shutdown, but there is nothing light-hearted about that.
Bacon & Waffles October 9, 2013 at 01:33 pm
Well, they cannot get their death benefits because the administration decided to deny them. TheRead More military funding bill that was passed allowed for ALL essential funding of the military and their operations. It was the administrations decision to classify these as non-essential payments that created this. Another example of our administration using deliberate pain to score political points.