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Now I'm confused. Is Mesa a "Playful City" or is it a "Redneck" city? Who are these people handing out titles to places where they don't live and why in the world does anyone pay attention to them?2 weeks ago
It's hard to believe that we're even having this debate. The distractions that go along with texting while driving are indisputable and unavoidable, yet there are so many who think that they are somehow able to overcome them. They are, of course, wrong and are only postponing the time when their selfish behavior injures or kills.
What is even harder to believe is that our state legislature, the very people we elect to look out for our safety and well being, are too dense to see the problem.2 months ago
If the legislature approves this it should be mandatory that the first passengers in such cars be the legislators who voted "yes" and that they must be taken for a ride on the 101 in the middle of heavy 75mph traffic.4 months ago
Well vw, we'll try real hard not to miss you.
5 months ago
Correct me if I'm wrong, but doesn't Connecticut have some pretty restrictive gun laws in place already? I guess Lanza wasn't aware of them.
"For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple and wrong."
H. L. Mencken.
For all of you who, in the aftermath of the atrocity of Newtown, are focusing on the obvious clear and simple answer of more gun laws, take a look at the website posted here and then tell me why the culture of fantasy violence has nothing to answer for. When we train our youth to be mindless killers, why are we so surprised when they turn out that way?
5 months ago
I would gladly pay my fair share of any tax used to buy this piece of human waste a one way ticket back to Iraq.5 months ago
Exactly, Ram. Just put up a solid green light, avoid all the extra expense and confusion. Cash strapped Mesa finds another way to waste tax revenue.6 months ago
Sometimes the forces of the cosmos converge to carry out justice.7 months ago
I knew Paul from the store I operated years ago. He always had a smile on his face and gentle words.
I hadn't seen him in many years and the news of his passing saddens me.7 months ago
catloverlady is right.
Now before anyone starts flaming me, I'm not saying the killing of pets is in any way defensible.
I AM saying that if cat owners had to be as responsible for their pets' behavior as dog owners have to be for theirs, things like this wouldn't happen. Why is it acceptable for cats to roam free, use the neighbors yards as litter boxes, spray on cars and leave dead birds wherever they kill them? Don't the neighbors of cat owners, many of whom have 5 or 6 cats, have a reasonable expectation that they won't have to clean up after someone else's pets?
The dispensation for the irresponsibility of those cat owners who allow their cats to run free is unwarranted and invites the sort of savagery we have seen.8 months ago