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maria - Tue, Nov 1, 2016, 2:24 P
Diemand Egg Buy-in Wed., Nov. P.m. The Farm Mormon Hollow Road
Wendell community, neighbors, everybody, A reminder, and a request.

Diemand Egg Buy-In Wed., Nov. 2 4 - 5 p.m. at the farm on Mormon Hollow Road

…in support of our fine, local farm and an informed No vote on Question #3

Here's the request: bring a shopping bag with a sign on it for the news media expressing why you'll vote no on this admittedly enticing referendum question.

(Anyone would like to see cages disappear! But, inadvertently, as worded, this initiative risks substituting other, arguably worse problems, like cannibalism, crushing stampedes, antibiotic overuse…or making small family farming more and more marginal, economically).

Some sign possibilities:

Diemand Farm -- A Local Gem
Cage-Free Isn't Problem-Free
We Love & Trust Diemand Farm
No Pecking or Stampeding Here
Q. #3 Doesn't Fix Industrial Ag

…or other words that express your feelings in a similar vein. We hope to see you tomorrow!

Jonathan von Ranson
 
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MikeNaughton - Sat, Oct 22, 2016, 8:02 P
Told You So.
In my opinion, Donald Trump wants what's good for Donald Trump. Period. Always has and always will. If what's good for him is good for you, then fine, and he'll tell you anything you want to hear to get your vote, but he's made it clear over and over: everything he does is a negotiation, and everything he says is his current negotiating position, subject to change at any time.

BillBry, I think you're foolng yourself -- I don't think Donald Trump even knows that the Bill of Rights is. Certainly not the Bill of Rights as you understand it to be. He says he supports American strength, but he buys steel from China and uses undocumented workers to build his buildings and gets his ties and shirts made in other countries, so what he really means is he wants to use the American military to protect him while he does all these things. And he doesn't want to raise taxes to pay for that -- instead, he'll just stiff our creditors when the time comes. How strong do you think America will be then?
 
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Rob - Sat, Oct 22, 2016, 10:00 A
Told You So.
Trump represents stripping as much regulation as possible away so businesses can make more profit at the small price of destroying our environment. Exactly what rights is Hillary going to be taking away from us? Requiring background checks to help enforce laws currently on the books is disarming people? And yes she supports a lower class by realizing the whole trickle down theory didn't work. Trump is proposing the same trickle down theory but with businesses instead of the rich. Trump is offering a promise of instant gratification at the cost of our planet's future. The Affordable Healthcare Act is not working as well as promised and the problems need to be addressed. (Should have already been addressed but the Republicans in congress have kept trying to repeal it instead of fix it. If they actually proposed a solution to replace AHA before trying to scrap the AHA then they might have a good idea.)
 
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BillBry - Sat, Oct 22, 2016, 9:36 A
Told You So.
It's all coming to a head. World government vs United States of America. Clinton represents a disarmed lower class with no rights and trump supports American strength and the Bill of Rights. It is a simple choice.
 
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stash - Tue, May 10, 2016, 2:23 P
Gov’t Work Not
Wow. A form needed to do our taxes showed up today. Almost a month AFTER tax day. It is the form saying you have Medicare Ins. Heard it was held up by the Affordable Care Act. Wonder how many jobs were created to do that? Obamacare strikes again. Got to get the Republicans back in. Enough is enough. If the lying Witch ( I'm using witch so I don't offend any female dogs ) gets in it'll be status quo. 8 years of this crap is enough.
 
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Rob - Wed, Apr 6, 2016, 7:54 A
Tonights Comedy Show
I think the damages that can be caused by any president can by minimized by who gets elected to congress. Here we don't have a lot to say who gets elected in other states but we need to make sure our votes matter here.
 
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Maureclaire - Wed, Apr 6, 2016, 1:58 A
Tonights Comedy Show
Nothing to fear from Trump. He and Bernie are merely tools in this farce. Hillary will be installed... that was decided way back. And, she is FAR worse than Trump could EVER be.
 
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MikeNaughton - Wed, Mar 2, 2016, 10:23 P
Front Page Wall Street Journal?
Doesn't look like it from this:

http://www.wsj.com/itp
 
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stash - Wed, Mar 2, 2016, 5:38 P
Front Page Wall Street Journal?
Be kind of cool if any one that gets it could post it on the site :-)
 
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vnatale - Wed, Mar 2, 2016, 4:47 P
Front Page Wall Street Journal?
I was told that today's front page of the Wall Street Journal has a picture of voting at Montague's precinct #2 (where I vote)??!!

Vinny
 
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stash - Wed, Feb 24, 2016, 9:22 A
Tonights Comedy Show
He scares the crap out of me also. .I went independent for the first time ever just so I could vote for whichever repubumlikin was running against the lout.
 
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mik - Wed, Feb 24, 2016, 7:17 A
Tonights Comedy Show
Wow Stash. Amazing. Bernie Sanders? Very cool.

Yeah, after last night's primary, there were Trump supporters wearing KKK robes. And he's in the lead. Unbelievable in this day and age. Scary.
 
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stash - Sat, Feb 13, 2016, 10:28 P
Tonights Comedy Show
Watching the repubs crapping all over each other. Any one voting for ANY of those turds should not be allowed to breed. Come on Bernie..... I predict a Bernie/Warren ticket. If it's Hillary, I'll vote for the independent ..
 
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Maureclaire - Wed, Jan 6, 2016, 3:26 P
New Law From God Thinks
The 2nd amendment was written to round up fugitive slaves...
 
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Rob - Wed, Jan 6, 2016, 7:27 A
New Law From God Thinks
my understanding is that the Emancipation Proclamation was an executive order. Most if not all the presidents have written executive orders. Those not effecting just the government or military are the ones that should be passed by congress, that I agree with. Will the new order make it safer? In theory it verifies that people are who they say they are. Is there any significant instances of people lying? Probably not so this is more of a feel good action that benefits the gun store owners with more money but it also puts the onus on them to make sure the added paperwork is right. The real effect is gun buying is more expensive and this order would not have stopped any of the recent rash of killings. So overall not a good executive order. (this does not mean all executive orders are bad,)
 
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mark2 - Tue, Jan 5, 2016, 11:13 P
New Law From God Thinks
Not his job to write laws. Acting like a dictator. There are plenty of tough guns laws already on the books. Obama needs to see to it they are followed nationwide. Before today you could transfer 3 or 4 guns per year from one LTC to another LTC. With this new BS law a person with a LTC will need to meet the other person with a LTC at a licensed FFl dealer to do a transfer, which costs between $20-$40 usually. Doing it online before , both parties with a LTC had to fill out the form completely in order for transfer to be complete. Do see how this makes us safer.
 
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Rob - Tue, Jan 5, 2016, 7:25 P
New Law From God Thinks
it does make America safer from people who follow the rules and then want to go on a rampage. It does not make America noticeably safer since all the examples Obama used the new rules would not have stopped from happening. I do not think it really affects the second amendment. It will help legitimate businesses and hurt the little hobbyist. If a republican gets elected it will probably be repealed. I support Obama over all but many things he has done is not always in the best interest of the people. This one is more show than substance. Maybe this will cause congress to actually start trying to do positive things.
 
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mark2 - Tue, Jan 5, 2016, 5:36 P
New Law From God Thinks
Obama's new laws will do nothing to make this country safer. Messing with the 2 amendment is a slippery slope. It starts there, where does it end.
 
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stash - Mon, Jan 4, 2016, 5:15 P
New Law From God Thinks
Yup. Lets harness and harass the LEGAL gun owners instead of going after the thugs and gangs. Do you think THEY will give a darn for any new laws. I believe in background checks, If I have to jump through hoops and go through a check with the FBI every one should. On another note, I got a notice this afternoon from Mass Fish and Game that there will be a Black Bear program at our Discovery Center on the 23rd of Jan.
 
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stash - Sun, Nov 29, 2015, 12:08 P
Increase Not
If the slackers are not lazy what are they??? How about those getting assistance that go to Foxwoods instead of paying rent?? Has anything been started for the folks that lost it all in the fire??
 
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JanetMasucci - Sun, Nov 29, 2015, 7:48 A
Increase Not
I have always said there is no such thing as. "Laziness". It's a misnomer for a lot of other things.
 
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Maureclaire - Sat, Nov 28, 2015, 9:25 P
Increase Not
There really is no such thing as "lazy". Its a misnomer. There are tons of reasons why someone may not want to do something... not worth it, depression, not interested, whatever... but, if the incentive is there, people are go- getters... human nature... so, yeah, laziness is a false concept.
 
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Maureclaire - Thu, Nov 26, 2015, 1:11 P
One Percent
ALL of the Dems and Republicans are the same... imperialists/capitalists/war mongers... and, that includes Bernie, who IS a Democrat.
 
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Maureclaire - Thu, Nov 26, 2015, 1:09 P
Increase Not
Only crooks and scammers I see IS the government/the ruling class.
 
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Maureclaire - Thu, Nov 26, 2015, 1:08 P
Increase Not
That's one of the chief strategies of Capitalism... always has been...
 
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