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Brandon Ross April 18, 2014 at 07:37 am
@kaitee if you take early release that counts as your seventh period so you are still in threeRead More classes a day so six classes. If you take late start that counts as your first period of the day but you still have the next two periods and seventh period so still six classes. Do not tell me my argument is flawed when your math is completely incorrect
Wizzo April 18, 2014 at 08:03 am
Congratulations Brandon Ross!! Right, wrong, or otherwise you are at least trying. Rather than sitRead More and complain you are trying to implement a change, you are starting the process. It may end up going no where, but nothing ventured is nothing gained. I applaud your efforts and hope the best for you.
Brandon Ross April 18, 2014 at 03:56 pm
@Wizzo thank you very much
Martha L. Bridges April 22, 2014 at 06:12 pm
What is important to celebrate is that each of us is freedom to follow their own spiritual beliefsRead More without impediment. I believe that there are grains of truth in every established religion and much wisdom to be gained in studying all of them. What we need is less talk about religion and more living the ideals that are embodied in all of them.
andy fischer April 22, 2014 at 06:19 pm
"What we need is less talk about religion and more living the ideals that are embodied in allRead More of them." Atheists are smaller in proportion than christians are in prison. In a 2013 report released by the US Federal Bureau of Prisons, 0.07 percent atheists, 28.7 percent identify as Protestant and 24 percent Catholic. Atheists are more generous too. Atheists are driven by emotions, such as compassion, as opposed to religious people, who may be more influenced by “doctrine, a communal identity, or reputational concerns. Finally, A new review of 63 scientific studies stretching back over decades has concluded that religious people are less intelligent than non-believers. A piece of University of Rochester analysis, led by Professor Miron Zuckerman, found “a reliable negative relation between intelligence and religiosity” in 53 out of 63 studies.
Lucy Gidrebs April 22, 2014 at 09:26 pm
Typical one sided take on an issue.Read More http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/atheists-are-more-intelligent-than-religious-people-thats-sciencism-at-its-worst-8759526.html ___________________________ "At most what the majority of papers reviewed in this analysis show is that because smart people spend more time in education and because high schools and especially universities tend to be secular institutions they will produce proportionally more atheists people than those who drop out. " Written by an atheist...
The national residential shadow inventory fell to 1.7 million homes, down from 2.2 million in January 2013.
roger craig April 22, 2014 at 08:57 am
NBR reported on PBS that half the home sales in the US now involve cash purchases. Very few mortgageRead More originations are taking place with a FICO score less than 720. The 'have-nots' are going to remain this way for a very long time....
Rae Anne Resident April 22, 2014 at 02:16 pm
That is wright. I voting for Hestrin like my nefew told me to. now I just gots to call in all themRead More signs since we sick of Zellerbag.
Murrieta Council Corruption April 22, 2014 at 02:41 pm
Upon being cornered Mike Hestrin has no answers when it comes to the problem of realignment. HeRead More blames the current DA for early releases when it is the Sheriff that make the determination on who to release. This makes Mike Hestrin look uncredible. Where are the answers realignment on his web site ? He has none. Hestrins backers say he has great ideas to solve problems. Where are the great ideas? Just being against something is not enough. Bring some solutions Mike Hestrin or you are not worth voting for.
Sioux 2444 April 22, 2014 at 03:14 pm
Attend the upcoming "Canidate Discussions" you will hear the plans that Mike Hestrin hasRead More in mind. MCC-quit skipping the issues I talked about with gangs and gang prosecution. As usually a Z backer has alot of smoke but no fire. Your guy has done nothing, but maybe plea bargain or split sentence himself with all the Muni code violations on his signs he is getting.....
ChristieD April 22, 2014 at 10:17 pm
@ Max comment: you see being gay as a "problem." This is YOUR problem. My son being gayRead More is as awesome as my other sons being straight. The problem is not gay people, it is the ignorance of those who do not understand it and thus demonize it in their own hearts. This mentality is quickly going the route of interracial marriage. Because, you know, "Christians" fought against that as well because, well you know, the Bible tells us so.
ChristieD April 22, 2014 at 10:24 pm
@ John Webb: do you really truly embrace ALL that the Bible says? There are lots of things in theRead More bible that were seen as immoral in Biblical times that are not an issue today (eating bacon, playing football - aka touching the skin of a pig, wearing polyester, etc.). There are also things in the Bible that were seen as moral in Biblical times that are considered immoral today (including slavery, stoning people, polygamy, incest, misogyny, etc.) So, which parts exactly are those that are acceptable for us to ignore while pulling out those that fit your own personal biases? Because we could go on a Bible quoting frenzy here on this blog which would be quite pointless. The issue here is that this preacher picks and chooses which issues are "special" to him and preaches against them while ignoring other issues (Jesus never said anything about gay marriage but plenty about divorce). God doesn't have an issue with gay people; heck, he created them! And I am so glad he did!
Komfort April 23, 2014 at 06:16 am
If your God has no issue with gay people because he created them, what makes you think your God hasRead More an issue with the bullies he also created?
lisa shoshannah shaw April 19, 2014 at 10:10 pm
LOL@snow!
Brian Moloney - The Freelance Retort April 20, 2014 at 05:53 am
Thank, Snow...I think. I guess that's why my pizza is always cold before I get it home....
mimi April 20, 2014 at 08:41 pm
Hey Snow - I think you are giving us a snow job. Don't take that wrong- it's more interestingRead More that way.
Murrieta Council Corruption April 21, 2014 at 08:18 am
A vote for Mike Hestrin is a vote to return to the corrupt and deficit days of Rod Pacheco.
KMA April 21, 2014 at 11:24 am
Ron- er Jeff- you have no friends- past or present.
KMA April 21, 2014 at 11:26 am
Ron-Jeff- "be afraid, be very afraid" - you make it easy Jeff- that is one of yourRead More favorite lines. Kind of like Obamas sword slashing conservatives.....
Rae Anne Resident April 19, 2014 at 01:14 pm
First and four most is dont never have no stupid kids. they suck you dry and then steel yourn money.Read More the stupiderest of they all is them that pays thousunds of dollars to have them inplanted. the good lord was lookin out for ya and then you went and goed and mest up your life havin kids any ways. patholetic.
JD tippit April 17, 2014 at 08:13 pm
Anthony, a seven year old boy in Peaksville Ohio,, will put you in the cornfield if you don't thinkRead More happy thoughts. its a REAL good day, our God Anthony....a REAL GOOD DAY....
andy fischer April 20, 2014 at 07:03 am
Parent Skill Number 1: Don't send your kids to poor performing schools (because poor performingRead More peers/students) like what are in most of the LAUSD.
Ziegler April 20, 2014 at 04:23 pm
The layout of the grammer school makes a difference in what the child is exposed to and learns.Read More That sounds inconceivable but whan they made the decision to put the children is separate bungalows with just one teacher all day it meant that they would not be exposed to specialist teachers such as literature, art, and music appreciation until they get to Jr. High School. I grew up during the great depression. Most assuredly there was no excess money for education, yet we had a gym teacher, we received instructions in drawing and painting, and we listened to classical records in our one day a week music class - because we walked to the specialist teachers classroom. Getting instruction in the humanities costs no more than sitting all day with the same teacher. It is the number of classroom hours spent per week that counts. The Superintendant does not have to hire more teachers, he hires specialists who excite and stimulate the kids in the subject that they themselves love so much. When the child gets a singlr teacheer who teaches math, English, history, etc. that teacher is bound to not be too good at some of the myriad subjects. If we could expose kids tothe very best at the hight of the depression we can do better by them than to have them sit on their behinds all day with someone who is a master of some and a bore at all.
Carl Petersen III April 20, 2014 at 07:26 pm
Ziegler April 20, 2014 at 04:06 AM "Karl has not blamed teachers and in fact he laments thatRead More Parents are ignored especially the Parents who want the besat for their kids. Over all the teachers are very much respected." ________________________________________________________ I think that the current tenure system is an insult to great teachers. The first special education classroom that I witnessed for my daughters did little more than babysit them. We were told that they were doing all they could for them and that they were meeting all of the goals of their IEP. Their next teacher was still taking classes towards her masters degree and was excited to try new things. My daughters made amazing progress. ____________________________________________________ When the LAUSD was forced to lay off teachers, do you want to guess which one lost her Special Education assignment? Instead she was assigned to a kindergarten classroom. What a waste of a special talent!
KMA April 22, 2014 at 04:10 pm
jason j- wha wha- sorry KMA gets me so upset- what a baby you are- can dish it but not take it-Read More except for the freebies of course. Drop the Project TOUCH stuff- you have no proof and if you do go to the authorities. But you don't- just your mouth flapping in the breeze from your underpass box. Did I upset you again?
Renee Schiavone (Editor) April 22, 2014 at 06:29 pm
And just to set the record straight, no, I do not know Anne. I also declined a request to have aRead More blog removed which makes claims against her. I am only here to moderate the discussion, not decide who is correct.
KMA April 22, 2014 at 10:04 pm
Good for you Renee- now if we could get rid of the constant flaggers( Alek hidel and his aka's- IRead More can post a comment and minutes later it is gone- only on the Murrieta Patch so far.