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Sun Tzu July 25, 2014 at 09:27 am
@Eric, Thanks for taking the time to reply. You should know that I posted this question on severalRead More forums and got considerably more yeas then nay's. I must say that yours was the best "No" reply I received. I wasn't aware of Shays Rebellion and found it interesting reading. I've recently been reading a fair amount on history lately and without pushing my beliefs on anyone and without out trying to sound like Mr. smarty pants, bring up general topics from time to time in conversation. You wouldn't believe the sense of hatred and distain I get from people I know to be liberals if they don't like what I'm saying. Yes I know it's all in the delivery... right Even when I try to present it in a different manner I sense the same thing. So I got to thinking. What if we, meaning fiscal conservatives who want a future for our children and generations to follow, can use this to rattle the cage of the liberals a bit. Just for fun. Thanks again, Sun PS. What's your favorite song from the 50's?
John Daly July 25, 2014 at 09:54 am
U keep voting the same old faces in year after year? NJ voters are fools. Freeholders and otherRead More elected freeloaders will keep appointing, promoting, and giving raises and the schmucks in NJ will keep voting the same way. Dem or republican, it is all the same.
John Doe July 25, 2014 at 04:33 pm
You should see all the civil service positions Freeholder Kelly fills. (They are suppose to be openRead More to all people) Look a little deeper and you will find he is dictates to the dept. heads who they can hire, and trust me 8 of the 10 he brings in are a waste.
despicable me July 24, 2014 at 12:43 pm
said Fressola, a longtime resident of Leisure Knoll.Read More >>>>>>><<<<<<<< Mayor Fressola gets to go home to Leisure Knoll, A gated adult community with rules and regulations while we are living in a hell hole out here. I wonder if while my taxes are going up every year if Mayor Fressola has his Taxes frozen???
chris nolan July 24, 2014 at 03:48 pm
This Person ( the mayor)needs to go. I can not look at this article and find one piece of truth. OfRead More all the things that need fixing in this town on the top of the list is this man. From the most recent as the shady backroom land deal to pay off a campaign contributor to a list that is too long to place on this page. It is time for A Needed Change.
WhtgJohn July 24, 2014 at 04:24 pm
I hope all the people who have posted negative comments about these politicians will vote. We needRead More change in Manchester, but just posting negative comments about these politicians won't cut it. These politicians have to be VOTED OUT! If you don't vote, don't complain!
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jimmy Burke July 24, 2014 at 12:07 pm
You get practically groped at the airports but the borders are wide open???? Why do we need homelandRead More security when the very people that are suppose to be watching out for our safety are the ones behind all this garbage. Wolves in sheep clothing. What a joke!
antonio movado July 24, 2014 at 07:17 pm
You know it jimmy burke. Its a joke !!!
antonio movado July 24, 2014 at 07:18 pm
Unfortunately our president has no balls.
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polly's dad July 22, 2014 at 05:31 am
It's interesting to note that the refunds will be distributed in the month prior to theRead More Congressional elections in November. Any possibility that we are supposed to be favorably inclined toward our incumbent elected officials just before they come up for reelection?
SB Girl July 22, 2014 at 09:01 am
The question that begs to be asked/answered is "how does one know if they overpaid?"
grace July 22, 2014 at 09:14 am
thanks @ SB girl i also want to know that..maybe we call our ins co?
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Brandy the Dog July 19, 2014 at 01:12 pm
This is fairly easy to calculate - assuming you have access to a computer. The line from your eyesRead More to the horizon is a tangent to the earth's surface. So your eyes, the point on the horizon and the earths center form a right angled triangle. The line from your eyes to the center of the earth is the hypotenuse. So we can find the distance from your eyes to the horizon using Pythagoras theorem a^2=b^2-c^2 In this case c is the radius of the earth - 3,963 miles or 20,924,640 feet b is the radius of the earth plus the height of your eyes - 20,924,646 feet a^2 = b^2-c^2 = 251,095,716 Therefore a = 15,846 feet or almost exactly 3 miles. If your eyes are only 5 feet off the ground then the distance you can see is 14,465 feet or 2.75 miles. You would need to have your eyes 150 feet off the water in order to see 15 miles.
Heywood July 19, 2014 at 02:17 pm
Brandy, you amaze me, smart & beautiful.
Brandy the Dog July 19, 2014 at 02:53 pm
...and natural...
Barnegat Bay (Patch File Photo: Daniel Nee)
Bill Westervelt July 20, 2014 at 07:04 am
I attended one of the meetings that was held at their office at Ocean County College and suggested aRead More new inlet be installed which would provide flushing of the bay. They responded with "it would allow invasive species into the bay" Never told me what the invasive species were! Sandy opened Mantalokin but was quickly closed and nearby in the 1800's, Cranbury inlet was where boats entered to port in Toms River but was partially closed by a hurricane and developers jumped on the closure to make Seaside Park. What Rutgers wants is funding to continue to keep study programs in place for their benefit.
SAM July 20, 2014 at 07:07 am
Rock.n.Roll July 20, 2014 at 07:57 am
Bill, they were totally mis-informed to give that as a reason. The real reason you cannot openRead More another inlet is because it would raise the level of the bay waters to a point where they come further inland and flood properties. Their are many reasons the bay is in decline. Fertilizers leeching into the waters from residents lawn care, improper use of personal watercraft in back bay natural lagoons, wiping out marine life and killing what eel grass is left, over development along shore lines (even the state with overdeveloping the county park at the Mantoloking Bridge, and putting in too too many boat slips which will even increase more boats (gasoline leakage - I see the slicks every morning on top of the water !), crabbing with chicken for bait (pollutes the bay), I could go on, I live on the bay and see all the bad things going on. We already have an infiltration of sea nettles jelly fish which kills other marine life (came up from the Chessapeak Bay).
Mel Sharples July 22, 2014 at 01:35 pm
And now...the straw man argument from William. Where did I say I wanted to take away your guns? IRead More could not possibly care less about your guns. Read my posts, I just ask that gun owners act like responsible adults with the guns they do have. Sorry you feel threatened by a call for personal responsibility. As for investing in these types of guns, I'll consider it. People like you told me not enough people would ever use Apple to make it profitable. I disagreed, I made money off it. That simple. You cry over a non-existent threat to your guns, yet say nothing when your government sets up a national surveillance state that reads your emails and listens to your calls. That never bothered anyone. Because Freedom. You have guns, yet you sat on your rear end while the government used 9/11 to take away countless freedoms. Every freedom that Americans have given away has been at the behest of the American people. Americans can't wait to give them away. As long as they can keep their flat screen TV's, guns, government checks, ponies, unicorns, what have you.
Mel Sharples July 22, 2014 at 01:36 pm
And now...the straw man argument from William. Where did I say I wanted to take away your guns? IRead More could not possibly care less about your guns. Read my posts, I just ask that gun owners act like responsible adults with the guns they do have. Sorry you feel threatened by a call for personal responsibility. As for investing in these types of guns, I'll consider it. People like you told me not enough people would ever use Apple to make it profitable. I disagreed, I made money off it. That simple. You cry over a non-existent threat to your guns, yet say nothing when your government sets up a national surveillance state that reads your emails and listens to your calls. That never bothered anyone. Because Freedom. You have guns, yet you sat on your rear end while the government used 9/11 to take away countless freedoms. Every freedom that Americans have "lost" has been at the behest of the American people. Americans can't wait to give them away. As long as they can keep their flat screen TV's, guns, government checks, ponies, unicorns, what have you.
Mel Sharples July 22, 2014 at 01:37 pm
Oh, and the BS argument about Nazis taking way guns so they could "take over"? Are youRead More repeating that lie as well? Laughable, if it weren't so sad.
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Mac July 14, 2014 at 05:42 pm
it is?
Scott Neuman July 14, 2014 at 06:32 pm
Look for Democratic-Republican Party candidates in November.
KMC July 14, 2014 at 08:10 pm
Hoping we get better candidates to fill the seats that are going to be empty.
Citizen of America July 16, 2014 at 02:31 pm
I'm planning to go to Bookends tomorrow to meet our 45th President, Hillary Clinton. Obviously,Read More conservatives are worried about her -- that's why they've cranked up the mud-slinging machine 2+ years before her election.
Long Time Resident July 19, 2014 at 08:08 pm
I would expect nothing less from a DumboRat lemming like Moron of America!
Long Time Resident July 19, 2014 at 08:08 pm
Watch the trained puppet dance.
The live positioning off the research boat Marcus G. Langseth, which will conduct seismic testing off New Jersey. (Map: MarineTraffic.com, Google Maps)
This issue certainly rises to the level of "emergent threat".
"Sarah" - you have never chimed in on any other issue. Work for the blasters?
For the "deleted" poster...Perpetual candidate? I ran in 2012 strictly to see how theRead More system was gamed, so we could adapt our efforts. This is my second campaign, and the first was, essentially, test-marketing. If I were vain, I would dress nicer. As to my ability and education? "If you done it, it ain't braggin'..."- Dizzy Dean.
R/V Marcus G. Langseth (Photo Credit: Office of Marine Operations, LDEO)
Chris July 9, 2014 at 10:36 pm
Frank and all... Raptor is messing with everyone just to create some buzz. If he loves high surf soRead More much he should have been out there when Sandy came ashore....at least there would have been one positive Sandy impact that we would have all agreed on.
anonymous July 9, 2014 at 10:41 pm
I believe rutgers university are the ones behind this and that who we need to fight . What the hellRead More are they going to find out with this anyway??????? Frank thank you for your service I was in as well and know a thing or two about this subject and it is not a good idea..
Winston Smith July 10, 2014 at 02:22 pm
Again Raptor keeps showing us how F'in STUPID he. Lets blast you, maybe gold coins will fall out ofRead More your ass
Map: Pinelands Preservation Alliance
Raven Pozzi July 9, 2014 at 06:36 am
There is already a Walmart a few miles down the road rte 37 in Toms River. Moving endangered speciesRead More to a more convenient location for development is unheard of. Where does it end?
Melissa G July 9, 2014 at 06:46 am
Wow just let it go and let them build the Walmart !
JayBee July 9, 2014 at 08:02 am
conveniently ,,,put the snakes on their home property
A rally, held July 2, 2014, in Barnegat Light, N.J. against seismic ocean blasting off the New Jersey coast. (Photo: Daniel Nee)
I may be coming to the Board Meeting in Lacey, tomorrow night...afterward, my wife and I will likelyRead More walk the inlet at Barnegat Light. Look for the fat guy with the cute girl.
(helping with the Solar investigation and Lacey Recall)
Rock.n.Roll July 9, 2014 at 10:10 am
Go getem and speak, everyone needs to do what you are doing, then we will be heard.
Harry M Costello July 4, 2014 at 03:48 pm
What up wit da firewerks. on ore off
Dolores July 6, 2014 at 07:53 pm
Check spelling please, it's the "fourth" not forth.
Brandy the Dog July 6, 2014 at 10:17 pm
Actually it's the sixth not the fourth! So henceforth we should forget about this error and goRead More forth! May the spirit of the FORTH of July be with you throughout the year! …. and also as sooo many posters stated above, "May the forth be with you"!
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Marc Micciulla July 2, 2014 at 11:52 am
I'm all about the military and love having the bases around, but how are we going to give funding toRead More a federal entity when, as Chris Christie stated, the state is broke and can't even take care of the state's responsibilities? Are we broke or are we not broke when you want us to appear that way?
MissElanyS July 3, 2014 at 10:13 am
This is a sad state of affairs when a United States Military base goes intoRead More "foreclosure". This is one of the biggest lies going on in America. Since when is the United States government "broke"? Nothing is done without a purpose and in this day and age, it's usually a nefarious purpose. As far as the State of New Jersey is concerned, same thing applies. We are "broke" like I am the Queen of England and if you believe the lies the government from the top of the pyramid, down dishes out, I have a bridge to sell you. One whose lanes have not yet been closed by Chris Christies filthy hands.
Marynary July 3, 2014 at 11:49 am
Seems we constantly hear about how Social Security is going to run out of money. How come we neverRead More hear about welfare or food stamps running out of money? What's interesting is the first group "worked for" their money, but the second didn't. I mention this to show just how selective saving money tactics are.
i don't get it?? July 2, 2014 at 10:29 am
It's not being "used" by the public...and they weren't "using" the land forRead More anything so therefore the safety of a community trumps greediness...they should go back to Florida and stay there.
OLD WHITE JOE July 2, 2014 at 11:00 am
300 is too much, I'd give the a dollar and a punch in the mouth each
suz July 2, 2014 at 11:29 am
I just spent three weeks, off and on, with family in Harvey Cedars right on the beach. Personally,Read More I love the fact that you cannot see the beach, unless you go up to a higher deck...I don't want to look at strangers sitting on beach! I'd rather see the dunes and feel ocean breeze, and smell the ocean water. Stupid reasoning for not allowing dunes among other too many to name! The view! Give me a break!
Common Cents June 30, 2014 at 08:54 pm
The real main intention of this law was to protect somebody who is rendering assistance, regardless.Read More If you were to come to an accident and you moved the person out of the car because it was going to burn, but in the intention you caused paralysis due to an injury your had no idea about, you would be granted immunity. You were acting in the best interest of the victim, trying to save their life. If this act was not in effect, nobody would render assistance if they thought about the consequences. Good people with basic human nature would still help. It takes the ambulance chasers to ruin something else like this.
ThudNJ June 30, 2014 at 09:11 pm
Lawyers are nit pickers who strive to find loopholes in everything. Shakespeare was right when heRead More said " First we kill the lawyers"
Andrea July 1, 2014 at 12:22 am
My friend, got her CELLPHONE stolen right out of her hand on the 92 bus and everyone else just satRead More there, she said that someone had lent her their phone, so she could call her mom. She also stated that the cops wouldn't come out just for a stolen cellphone, how do those people know? As for the mom who got a beat down in front of her child, and I was there, I would have been the first to call 911. True story, I went to University Plaza in Newark to pay my cable bill at the Optimum Payment Center, and I grabbed something to eat, anyway, as I was eating in my car, I saw a store owner get hit by some guy, and I put down my food, and picked up my cellphone as I was about to dial 911, I heard the owner say not to, but I had to, even though he was a complete stranger to me, I knew enough to know that if I did nothing, it would've be just as bad as the criminal doing the hitting. I am the type of person who will stand up for anyone if I see what's going on.
Geoff Cabral June 26, 2014 at 05:09 pm
A falling tree ripped off one part of one wall's siding on the back of your house and the newRead More doesn't exactly match the rest of the house? Chubb doesnt want you looking at it and being disappinted, so they pay to replace it all - no quibbling. The only thing they require is honest customers so they already know who and what you are before they agree to quote your risk. Scammers need not apply....
jesscott June 27, 2014 at 06:41 am
Are you all really pretending that partisan politics doesn't exist absolutely everywhere....sinceRead More the beginning of time? Grow up.
Beach_N8iv June 30, 2014 at 04:04 pm
YOUR governor is just protecting his Big Business Masters. They tell him what to do and he complies,Read More not that he has a choice. The Trenton Tyrant should be shown the door.
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angie argabrite June 27, 2014 at 07:43 am
what about the "hard choice" to do something for the people who AREN'T his millionaireRead More friends?
Chief Wahoo June 27, 2014 at 08:36 am
It's funny. (Actually it's not ) I haven't heard either side of liars and thiefs , talk bout theRead More unfairness of taking away the property tax rebates of most homeowners and seniors. Especially only a month BEFORE they were counting on them. How is anyone supposed to budget their household, with these clowns in charge of state. Christie with your made up budget and your lies , you are a bum. Public unions , with your collusion and greed, you are scum.
Mac June 27, 2014 at 11:48 am
sorry angie argabrite but our overstuffed pampered national smorgasbord traveler that drops byRead More occasionally to show us that as Governor he can walk and chew gum at the same time doesn't make any "hard choices" without a million dollar advance to his wife's charity retirement fund first
The Pulaski Skyway
PeoplePlease June 26, 2014 at 07:37 pm
I've read this article 4 times and it still does not make any sense. Was this a high schoolRead More graduation assignment?
J G June 27, 2014 at 03:11 pm
What difference does it make'!
MD June 27, 2014 at 08:33 pm
The difference is, this propaganda ridden article is full of bigotry. Just give us the news.
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Mrgrumpass June 28, 2014 at 03:57 pm
The Men In Black must have another use planed for that parcel of land!
Guess Who July 1, 2014 at 01:08 am
absolutely!!! While I have met some very nice MIB's, generally they are blind to the world beyondRead More their religion and care nothing about anything except their religion, yet they enjoy welfare that the rest of us must pay for to subsidize their numerous kids . I'm sorry I'm just sick of the illegal immigrants and certain religions taking advantage of what once was a good program to give temporary help to needy AMERICANS and neither of those groups wants to be an AMERICAN they want their original nationality and not ours. Few if any celebrate our country's founding on the 4th or even know anything about our diverse history, so I see no need or duty to help subsidize their lives
Lucretia B July 1, 2014 at 09:04 pm
Very well said, Guess.
The beach in Seaside Park, N.J. (Photo: Daniel Nee)
Brandy the Dog June 20, 2014 at 10:45 am
Of course they won't. Not willingly, anyhoo. At some point the public takers will squeeze every dropRead More out of the economy of government in the once great Garden State. Until such time- get out the lube.
Mac June 20, 2014 at 05:41 pm
home rule is equivalent to hiring a landscaper to landscape the wet spots on the bed in the masterRead More bedroom
Grunt June 21, 2014 at 09:18 am
A state/county/municipal beach badge is absurd. I already pay for the beach with my taxes.Read More Municipalities should be allowed to control their beach only when they pay for their own beach replenishment projects.
Montclair Deputy Mayor Bob Russo (Patch file photo)
Paint June 19, 2014 at 11:16 am
Doesn't much matter people are leaving NJ as fast as they can . The liberal way simply is a downwardRead More spiral and it shows
Joe R June 19, 2014 at 11:24 am
People are leaving NJ as fast as they can???? And people are moving into NJ, entrepreneurs,Read More enterprising immigrants (LEGAL) and NJ has a fairly healthy birth rate. But the right wingers and the corporate whores who want us to further lower taxes on big corporations and the wealthy perpetuate the myth that NJ is losing population which is a big fat LIE. In the 1950s, the top marginal tax rate was 91%, now it's 39.6%.
Ridgewood Mom June 19, 2014 at 05:29 pm
Exactly Joe. All that Chris Christie has done as governor is raid the public coffers in order toRead More line the pockets of himself and his cronies. He has achieved this by employing well documented goon squad tactics and perpetuating the lie that the cost of services for the average taxpayer is the source of the state's fiscal challenges, demanding that most people in the state pay more taxes for less services in order to funnel more money to favored corporations and very wealthy individuals.
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Phil Hueston June 17, 2014 at 09:10 am
Filet fish for more than 40 years....depends what you call good filets. I remember when fishingRead More was excellent...comapared to today. Today its more like scavenging.
Phil Hueston June 17, 2014 at 09:17 am
We throw back anything under 20 inches. Not so hard up we can't wait for decent fish. As forRead More golf?? How boring can you get?
Thomas A. Mathis June 17, 2014 at 10:56 am
I would like to suggest Mr. Mike Valentini as the new NJ commissioner of fishing.
Rick Ricky June 18, 2014 at 06:59 pm
charlotte, You are living in a bubble. Dream, Dream, Dream darling. Obviously you really do not knowRead More what is going on. It is not the money they do it to for an exchange of favors program to put who they want a head. It helps them in the future for their own. Teachers are shroud in everything they do. There is always a motive or plant a seed going on in a bad way. It is not based on who truly is the best. You have administrator, teachers and coaches fudging every thing they can to make themselves look good. They collaborate together like the good old boys club. Trust me on this most don't care about your kids or anyone's kids unless you fall under that category of knowing someone. It is based on Who you know, not what you know just like all the other corruption going on in the world. Teachers have two faces. I think it is something they learn in college very well.
Rick Ricky June 18, 2014 at 07:04 pm
charlotte, How is teachers not responsible for some of the corruption when they give only certainRead More kids the chance to take a test over instead of all. Subjectively grades a paper better to who they know or just makes up grades because they do nothing in there class. There is a lot of H.S. Teachers who do not teach and get away with it.
grace June 18, 2014 at 07:10 pm
@rick Ricky you have just pointed out the toms river schools alma mater
Hooper Avenue at the Ocean County Courthouse and administration building.
Chu-Man-Fu June 13, 2014 at 12:31 pm
Let's see, Take your cell phone camera and record a few violators and take it to the PD or one ofRead More our elected officials so they can see the problem first hand and maybe you'll get some action and additional enforcement. I certainly don't want to see anyone get hurt or worse. So be proactive to get the problem resolved rather than make it sound like walking two blocks to ensure their will create such a hardship on these kids. Maybe the exercise will do them some good. In the meantime I will remain an arrogant toad.
Chu-Man-Fu June 13, 2014 at 02:17 pm
* their safety ^
Mike L June 25, 2014 at 11:38 am
Dear CHU.....the story has nothing to do with the crosswalk where the students cross, there is aRead More traffic light there. It has to do with the two crosswalks MID block, where their is lighted street crosswalk. I believe that they are their for not only the use buy the public, but for use by County Employees, Lawyers, etc to go back and forth to Court, Administrative Offices and Jail. I can only guess what you will say about that, that's fine, BUT these crosswalks were only put in less than 3 years ago. They also help slow traffic going to water street. Just wait!!!!!!
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