Wed, Jul 26, 2017 - 09:47 AMmarybeth
LMAO at that moron..."if only" maybe the posters car would be disable and fry, first! Anything to inflame or excite a reader, ey? "Come on back lil buddy"....old geeyser.....watching your deer are ya?
Wed, Jul 26, 2017 - 09:19 AMkaj
You're ASSuming that the Drumphette cares about children. They don't. You're ASSuming a conscience. There is none.
Wed, Jul 26, 2017 - 12:29 AMDOJ says No More!
"Privatization created the atmosphere that made the “Kids For Cash” scandal possible, in which two Pennsylvania judges received $2.6 million in kickbacks from for-profit juvenile detention centers for sending more kids to the facilities and with unusually long sentences."
https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteve rything/wp/2015/04/28/how-for-profit-p risons-have-become-the-biggest-lobby-n o-one-is-talking-about/?utm_term=.7c75 36ae1e65
Wed, Jul 26, 2017 - 12:23 AMDOJ says No More!
Umm, you said, "Private businesses can also run things better than the government. Prisoners shouldn't be a burdon on the taxpayers."
LOL - educate yourself about the massive burden Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), GEO Group (formerly Wackenhut Corrections Corporation) and other prison companies have been on taxpayers and communities.
Thank goodness the federal DOJ isn't renewing any contracts with them - LOL -
"Why Corrections Corp. of America Stock Plummeted Today
The correctional facility company plunged as the U.S. Department of Justice decided to end its use of private prisons." (04/2016 https://www.fool.com/investing/2016/08 /18/why-corrections-corp-of-america-st ock-plummeted-to.aspx)
Here's an article explaining WHY the DOJ decided to end use of prison companies: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/po st-nation/wp/2016/08/18/justice-depart ment-says-it-will-end-use-of-private-p risons/?utm_term=.9e695d8a80d8
And here's the minutes of a a commissioners' meeting where Zimmerlink, Zapotosky and Ambrosini discussed haveing GEO Group open and operate a "day reporting center" in Fayette:
http://www.co.fayette.pa.us/records/Do cuments/Commissioners_12-15/Commission Meeting_011513%20minutes.pdf
Tue, Jul 25, 2017 - 11:18 PM10 years, maybe?
Technology to remotely start motor vehicles is already commonly used. How long before all automobiles can be remotely controlled?
Be careful what you wish for, because hackers of driverless motor vehicles will be able to take control of the driverless motor vehicle you ride in.
And, as you foretell, people employed in the law enforcement field will likely be permitted to remotely take control of motor vehicles in certain situations.
Laws will have to be enacted to permit them to do so, no doubt, but hey - it will likely happen.
Tue, Jul 25, 2017 - 9:08 PMkaj
Good luck with that. lolololol
Tue, Jul 25, 2017 - 8:51 PMHopefully Trumps can fund
new tools to allow the police to turn off or disable suspects cars in these situations. Police need more tools and support from the government and public. I would hate to see criminals running around with bench warrants when they should be in jail. Hopefully Trump will provide additional funding and incentives for new jails. I am glad the commissioners are looking at a private sector options for a new jail for Fayette County. Private businesses can also run things better than the government. Prisoners shouldn't be a burdon on the taxpayers. We really need to get the bad people and addicts off the streets. Trump campaigned on that also. Now that Health care is fixed hopefully tax reform and crime are next on his hit list. Re-Elect Trump!!!
Sun, Jul 23, 2017 - 11:43 PMkaj
Those adrenaline junkies with a badge better change their rules of engagement, before someone gets killed, in one of these high speed chases, over something stupid. Oh wait
Sun, Jul 23, 2017 - 9:09 PMtruthsayer
phew....just located that "criminal" the cops shot up fairchance for last week....wanted on bench warrant for using a stolen credit card....uuuuuu....after being shot in chest by cops he was just booked into jail in WEST VIRGINIA....go visit your kin observer
Sun, Jul 23, 2017 - 09:57 AMCayce
The new Herald Standard Sunday edition. No Comics, no News, no inserts my wife looks for and no Parade. But still $2.50 and too many of the same contributors that do not live here any more. That's it I am done with them.
Sat, Jul 22, 2017 - 6:12 PMAlice's Wally World
Of the 1.6 million people you speak of that are no longer receiving food under the SNAP, at least 1/2 million and up to 1 million are now without the food because of the expiration in 2016 of the waiver of a 3 months of SNAP food in 3 years limit for people unemployed or working under 20 hours a week.
https://www.cbpp.org/research/food-ass istance/more-than-500000-adults-will-l ose-snap-benefits-in-2016-as-waivers-e xpire
Then the king will say to those at his right hand, "Come, you that are blessed by my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world;
for I was hungry and you gave me food,
I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink,
I was a stranger and you welcomed me,
I was naked and you gave me clothing,
I was sick and you took care of me,
I was in prison and you visited me."
Sat, Jul 22, 2017 - 4:18 PMObserve this
"...."The number of Americans receiving benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), commonly referred to as food stamps, continues to drop, according to the latest numbers released by the United States Department of Agriculture, which oversees the program. As of July 7, 42.6 million Americans were receiving SNAP benefits during the current fiscal year, down from 44.2 million in 2016. The 2017 figure is the lowest since 2010, when 40.3 million people were on food stamps. The number peaked in 2013, at 47.6 million. Related: Trump 2018 budget reignites welfare reform battle An early version of SNAP began as legislation enacted in 1959. Two years later, President John F. Kennedy implemented a pilot version of the program. In 1964, new legislation made the program permanent. Under the program, working-age adults without children can receive benefits for three months in three years. After that time limit, they must work at least 80 hours per month or participate in an education or job training program for that same amount of time. States can temporarily waive the three-month time limit when unemployment rates rise, and many did so during the economic recession that started in the late 2000s. As the economy has improved, states have had to drop those waivers, especially since 2016. On April 1, 2016, after the first three-month period passed, an estimated 500,000 to 1 million people in 22 states lost their benefits."
Sat, Jul 22, 2017 - 11:32 AMwhy not
people call the newspaper a rag. why ? cause of its editor? publisher? reporter? editorial page editor? owner?
still have same editor mike palm. still have same publisher bob pinarski. maybe since those two have a new boss things will change.
editotial page editor okeefe is gone. that is a good thing. he was biased too biased. he was not fair in his assessments. he was condensending. wonder who the new editorial page editor will be.
reporters? patty yauger is gone. she was somewhat fair in some stories but mostly too favorable to some. it looks like she is the only reporter gone.
give the new owners a chance. lets see what they will do. it takes time to make changes.
Fri, Jul 21, 2017 - 3:02 PMkaj
I understand that. Can you answer the question about the same thing happening here, in Fayette County?
Fri, Jul 21, 2017 - 2:54 PMno
my post had nothing to do with the clintons. I wasn't in that discussion at all. I posted originally because I came to read and saw some recent posts bashing someone for living in subsidized housing.
Fri, Jul 21, 2017 - 10:04 AMkaj
It's not legal to hide assets, and that's exactly what you are suggesting. Your original post was clouded by some opportunistic speculation about the Clintons. Are you saying that you are aware of this happening within the confines of Fayette County?
Fri, Jul 21, 2017 - 08:58 AMcheating?
not cheating because it's legal to sell a nice home and then become a hud renter in a privately owned home. I know a few poor families on that waiting list and it doesn't seem right or fair to me. I hope that by sharing this info here, some of the nasty comments will end towards someone without assets who may or may not have hud subsidies. Those picking on that person for where she lives need to stop since some sold nice paid off homes to live off taxpayers in a rental.
Thu, Jul 20, 2017 - 8:28 PMGreen doesn't look
good on you. A man as a private citizen works for decades to help a struggling local airport. The board in unanimous appreciation of not only the efforts but the end results of those efforts decides to name a section of hangars after him. Only a sad jealous person would take issue with that. Most people would be happy for the well deserving individual. It's just less than a handful of morons on this forum that continually attack people. A few of these nasty morons fail to realize that at the end of the day their greatest accomplishment in life is blasting people on this tiny forum. They get some perverted kick out of taking shots at successful people. Perhaps it makes dealing with their own pathetic reality just a little better. Guys like Al Ambrosini see and live their accomplishments also. The beautiful marriage, fabulous home, fat bank account, great friends, airplane and all the rest that true success can offer. So take your shots at Alfred and others you seem obsessed with. Hope it helps you get through the night. But know he wouldn't even give you a thought. - GG -
Thu, Jul 20, 2017 - 7:41 PMWealthy: Freeloaders
Would the Clintons use HUD vouchers for themselves if they could get away with it?
I believe so.
There are wealthy New Yorkers taking advantage of rent stabilization that results in their renting posh apartments at the rates in effect years ago.
Meanwhile, self-sufficient people who actually work for a living pay the current more expensive NY housing costs.
Just another example of the greed that has no boundaries mindset of the wealthy.
The "entitlement" mindset of the wealthy.
Thu, Jul 20, 2017 - 7:29 PMWhat a con!
Haitian garment workers shouldn't be paid more than 12 cents an hour, but the Clintons should be paid $250,000.00 for standing at a podium for an hour reading a speech that someone else wrote.
So say the wealthy Clintons and U.S. corporations running Haitian garment factories.
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