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Sadly, this is still a Federal offense to buy...maybe Mesa is banking on that alone!! Dec 10, 2010
Really? How inconsiderate of the Mesa City Council and I hope you are all praying to your God that you dont get sick or contract an illness where cannabis could cure it.
I did vote for this and the reason I did was because I know alot of Viet Nam and Korean War vets who are gonna be able to live a little longer by opting this course. Wonder how many more are gonna come home from war and need this and have to go to some dark street or back alley because of your insecurities and stereotypical thought track! I also know many woman with breast cancer who can start smoking without fear of being arrested.
Shame on you all....Dec 9, 2010
Although I agree with you with regards to our kids growing up too quickly and emulating "Hollywood"..it appears as if you expecting a public school to enforce your ( as well as my) moral standards on others.
My suggestion is to go into your children's school and volunteer for these outings/dances. What you will find is that most of your school admin are on the same page as yourself. The issue lies in the home. But let me caution you, you cannot go into a public school and expect to have your morals respected. It is a process. Teachers are not paid to police school dances. Just like they werent when I graduated High School in '86!
If "dirty dancing" offends your children to the point where they are telling you, it is your obligation as a parent to go into the "high school" where the offense is happening and speak to the admin. Either that or if it is THAT offensive to your children, based of course on your moral teachings to them, suggest alterantives to them and their friends. After all, they ARE going ot hang out with their friends, correct. IF you are willing to pay for a dance ticket, spend the money on something like bowling. And perhaps your children should confront the offenders as a peer group!
If this is not the solution, remove your children from public school and try homeschooling or a parochial school. Being a product of the latter, it will be much worse! Sadly, we have buried the Stepford Wives mentality many times over. It is up to us as parents to teach morality and our High School children to act accordingly.Dec 3, 2010
Dear Mr, Short,
Please dont rent ugly statues that DO NOT represent the people of Mesa to be put on city streets.
Save the money!
P.S. Congrats on the new job! [wink]Nov 30, 2010
This was a FUN outing and my family and I had a wonderful time! I am glad things like this are happening on Main again.
So many people want downtown Mesa to be as Cosmopolitan as Scottsdale or Glendale. Events like these are awesome and bring people in Mesa out from under their rocks...The Fabric Factory? Really? And Premier Events...why would they not help with the preparation? Do these people know the magnitude of events like "Cruising for the Cure" can have on a Main Street like Mesa!
Wonder what the same people are going to say when the lightrail comes through....Progress is gonna run the naysayers right over!
Nov 30, 2010
It's a child for Gods sakes no matter what color he is!!!
I would love to hear the reason why she was stealing as well as the MIL's alibi and excuse! Nov 24, 2010
This could be true of any "racial" group in the United States as long as they ate better and excercised more. Not just Latinos.
It takes a little effort to prepare a meal and sit down with your family. The problem is the US population are a bunch of overweight spoiled people who thrive on convenience and fast food. I can almost imagine if Thanksgiving could be made in fast food form the fast food joints would make a bundle.
I do disagree on the fact that most Latin American are less likely to drink or do drugs though. I have been to "Latin America" south, beyond Mexico and those people know how to party! [beam]
Maybe this is a challenge to we Americans to get offa our Super Sized fat asses and exercise more as well as to put the Super Sized Pepsi down and drink some water! [wink]Nov 23, 2010
Bless the Family that live here. This kinda stuff is getting way to common in smaller neighborhoods like ours. Nov 6, 2010
What needs to be cut are federal paychecks...the President went on 9 vacations this year at taxpayer expense, his wife went to Spain to visit a friend and the ( 1 wasnt even able to afford a 3 day outing with my kids) these elected officials use our money to travel first class, their budgets for travel, food an lodging is out of this world....hit them where it hurts in their own pockets first! Let them come down to our levels and ride the bus or the train like the Wilson, FDR or for that matter Lincoln did....why should they be rich and secure when 30 million Americans are outta work.
Also reduce taxes so that the Democrats cant spend what we bring in so frivorlously...if they dont reduce taxes the 30 million will turn int 60 million and no one will be contributing to Social Security or the Nation at all...
If I can figure it out ( a single Mom of 4) why are we OVER paying politicians to sit around and argue about it...
Maybe the Republicans will follow Mayor Bloomerberg's lead....starting at the city level!! Nov 3, 2010
HOORAY FOR MESA! I guess losing the Cardinals and seeing the money that Glendale makes for 3 months outta the year made sense to some!!
This is the best news I have heard all week! Thank you, Mayor Smith!Nov 3, 2010