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Hakim Abdullah July 24, 2014 at 09:40 am
BAN the pit bull! There are plenty of other normal dogs people can take in as pets.
Hakim Abdullah July 24, 2014 at 09:42 am
@Jack We call TV the "The Idiot Box" in my home. Do you really live your life based onRead More TV shows? Actually, I take that back seeing your comments.
John D July 24, 2014 at 09:48 am
Jack is typical of pit bull apologists. Everything is a conspiracy. Every poster is someRead More orchestrated scheme by the blogger. Every fact is just some media conspiracy against pit bulls. Every police shooting involving an attacking pit bull is a police conspiracy against pit bulls. Jack probably sees the black helicopters flying around his home. Have you visited Area 51 lately Jack?
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Berkeley Lifer July 23, 2014 at 06:50 pm
really, lets worry about the rapists and murderers, dogs, I guess if you gotta complain, thisRead More however wont keep me awake at nights
John D July 23, 2014 at 06:57 pm
@Berkeley. So when they place some recidivist level 3 sex offender next to your apartment and tellRead More you "the boys will be boys" and they are all the same we'll save our empathy for someone else if , God forbid, something should happen.
John July 23, 2014 at 10:41 pm
I'm getting a neck tattoo and a pitbull. I can't wait. I'm gonna be the coolest dudes in the trailerRead More park.
Rhoda Kriesel July 23, 2014 at 11:29 am
Am so tired of the 'jumpiness' of the Patch pages. Every time a new item [photo, ad, story] isRead More added the page starts over, goes blank, then pops up again. Time consuming and annoying, to say the least. Please rebuild the pages so they operate smoothly.
NJ has four years of strong pension fund growth.
Tex July 22, 2014 at 10:57 am
Hats off to the Federal Reserve and it's counterparts around the world who have collectively printedRead More $29 trillion dollars and artificially driven up every market in the world. The question everyone should ask is, what happens when the printing stops and everyone heads for the exits? It will be like playing musical chairs with ten participants and one chair.
bfree July 22, 2014 at 03:12 pm
Does the increase include NEW and ADDITIONAL contributions to the fund? That is not clear in theRead More article; if so, then the rise is not 16 %. And, since the Dow is up about 11% for the past 12 months, I'd want to see some serious analysis prior to claiming the fund is doing well. The real test will be when the market takes its first "correction!"
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Serpico July 23, 2014 at 06:33 pm
The more people I meet, or the more evil I see people do, I'd say I dont like people so much as aRead More whole, but I love my dog. I wouldn't own a pit just for the homeowners insurance upcharge. I'm not an expert so I don't know enough to make a definitive factual statement. I am however, an objective observer and troubleshooter as my god given talent and success in my job. Lots of us see these horrific stories. The media does focus and sensationalize on a dog bite or attack more if a pit is involved. It is a legitimate question to ask as to whether this breed has impulsive aggressive tendencies as a part of its genetic make up or characteristic behavior, such as beagles have a tendency to bolt and wander if they get out and run free. What actually brings that out seems to be the bone of contention here. The problem with these awesomely powerful dogs is that when they go full throttle, they just do not stop, and the the incredible jaw strength is hard to defend against in a local, neighborly setting. I respect their tenacity, and when they react according to their natural, genetic response when they feel provoked or justified in the well documented dog / family pack mentality to defend that pack or territory, they are doing nothing wrong in the sense of who they are. But when they make a bad decision, really bad things happen. Lowlifes that encourage and train aggressiveness around this trait are despicable. I hate Mike Vick and hope he meets an extremely horrific and long, painful death sooner than later. Good and loving owners cannot make excuses if their wonderful family pet goes apeshit and hurts or kills a perceived threat that was, in fact, not a threat. I know several people who have pits as family dogs and they are just as loyal and loving as any other. I also have neighbors who have been either themselves or their dogs attacked, unprovoked, while just walking their non pit breed on the public streets around the neighborhood.
S.But. July 24, 2014 at 02:30 am
why is an article from Ohio (where this tragedy occurred) showing up in Havertown Patch? shame onRead More your writers...editors...wtf...slow news day?
Cat Barker July 24, 2014 at 10:23 am
Love how someone removes my posts about the good things Pit Bulls do... really nice
brookhavenconfucius July 22, 2014 at 01:14 am
HERE WE HAVE THIS JIMOKE, RECYCLED, AGGGGGGANINNNN !
makemyday July 22, 2014 at 06:39 am
Parents, go to BOE meetings, keep informed of whats going on in your school district. AskRead More questions. Keep administrators on there toes. If you don't agree with the never-ending testing, let them know. They are your children, speak up.
brookhavenconfucius July 22, 2014 at 10:24 am
PLEASE come up with something more original !
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Tex July 21, 2014 at 11:36 am
I see Mr. Davis was an executive for IBM. I can't think of another tech company that has fired andRead More outsourced more American jobs than IBM. It is now coming back to haunt them since they have no growth drivers and no other costs left to cut.
WMS826 July 21, 2014 at 03:16 pm
Secession now...end the madness of the federal government eating billions of dollars a day byRead More starving it from cash.
William Wilkin July 21, 2014 at 04:13 pm
Hello Tex, Mr. Davis does not represent IBM, he left IBM in 1969 to become the Asst. Secretary ofRead More Commerce for the Nixon administration. He advocated hard to protect American manufacturing from dumped imports, particularly electronics from Japan and then garments and textiles from the underdeveloped countries. And he resigned from the Nixon administration in 1970 precisely because he disagreed with the opening of our markets to imports for foreign policy reasons. Read his description of how much patriotism in business has disappeared from the time when he was an executive to now: http://oxford-ct.patch.com/groups/will-wilkin-on-americas-future/p/origins-of-americas-economic-decline-bad-trade-policy-started-before-nafta
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Archie Bunker July 21, 2014 at 01:50 pm
Organized Religion pimps a god and hustles sin for coin. It is Big Business. Eliminate all taxRead More breaks for these Crime Families, pulpit jockies, MegaChurchatoriums and crystal cathedrals. When the debris clears, what is left will be of genuine worth, and pleasing to The Cosmos.
Redcoat July 21, 2014 at 02:54 pm
Maybe all dogs should be trained like these dogs... http://darkdynastyk9s.com/index2.html Check outRead More the Male dogs at Dark Dynasty K-9's How would you like to have a 147lb dog like these monsters clamping their jaws on you? Check out the size of Ghost 147lbs and the undisclosed weight of "The Hulk"! Check out their training videos. They are Not training these dogs to be your average family dog, that's for sure.
Michael July 21, 2014 at 05:23 pm
Jack, maybe you can reach out to this women and she can talk some sense into you.Read More http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2577329/Woman-22-left-skull-exposed-horrific-mauling-suspected-pitbull-terrier-disused-quarry.html How they're raised huh?
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Ed Minall July 20, 2014 at 10:50 pm
July 20, 1969 Montclair, NJ native Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong acheive the first manned lunarRead More landing with Apollo 11. Buzz Aldrin would then become the 2nd man to walk on the moon on July 21, 1969.
Joe Bilby July 21, 2014 at 08:03 am
Since it was not a NJ accomplishment, per se, we have Aldrin's achievement entered on his birthday.Read More January 20.
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