January 21st, 2019 5:22 PM
@Ray, sounds like a plan. Let's acknowledge the issues you brought up and severely limit the ability to own certain guns. Sounds like a great move forward.
January 21st, 2019 5:20 PM
@Ramona, clearly truth is unimportant to you if you won't acknowledge the painfully obvious. Did you actually listen to anything beyond that sound bite? Clearly you didn't because the interview is about an assault weapons ban. If we have a conversation about people being in jail for sexual assault and later I say to you they should all be locked up am I referring to everyone in the world? Clearly not. She doesn't have to restate the things she's already talked about. It's really unbelievable that you can't own your mistake here and move on. It says a a lot about you. You can hate her all you want but not for this because it's completely fabricated.
January 21st, 2019 2:10 PM
@ Jason is seems that you are the one in a HOLE and Ramona just gave you a bigger shovel. Feinstein has said that she considers an assault weapon any one that "looks scary" In fact the proper definition of an assault weapon is a machine gun or fully automatic firearm. That definition escapes the loony left in their quest to eliminate gun ownership. All of this back and forth misses the point of 'what do we do about bad people who gain access to illegal guns and end up hurting other people? What do we do about judges who refuse to take gangsters and thugs, who do harm to others with guns, off the street? What do we do about a society that cannot teach their children that you don't need to kill the other guy to prove your point? What do we do about young males who have no paternal influence in their lives? All of these are core questions that are not even addressed in the progressive agenda - why, because society must accept some blame for a lost generation where...
January 21st, 2019 12:50 PM
Sorry Jason, but words are important and her specific words were "Mr. and Mrs. America turn them all in". You are entitled to your interpretation as I am to mine. Speaking of snippets. The media on both sides does this ALL THE TIME!!!! Journalism is dead since all people want these days are clicks, views and ad revenue. We just saw an example of this regarding the march in Washington D.C. Over 250,000 people show up for a pro life march and the media doesn't mention a word of the march, instead a bunch of white kids from KY make the top story and it turns out when one looks at multiple videos leading up their story, it's simply another piece of left wing propaganda. Lastly, you and I come from different worlds Mr. Cohen. I work with at-risk youth, and in the last 15 years I have gone to over 25 funerals for children killed by gun violence. Rest assured, NONE of those kids were killed by guns that were legally obtained. That's OK though, you...
January 20th, 2019 9:15 PM
Robert this is a perfect example of why we have to vote most of these clowns out of office. Whether its spending money or grabbing other people's hard earned monies, they just can not help themselves.
January 20th, 2019 8:31 PM
Jason: I don't necessarily disagree. Yes I've heard the same stories about kids vaping in class. My only real point is that - as you have made clear on some of your other posts - is to stick to the facts. The made up facts justifying the present scare tactic hysteria in regard to vaping is counterproductive. As someone who has dealt with the FDA (indirectly as a member of a university IRB) I realize that the FDA is heavily influenced not only by industry but by politics. So when it comes to "facts" I would put more weight on a report by the National Academy of Science, other than the FDA. And I agree with you that it (the action of the FDA) is a "shot across the bow" to get "your stuff together." I just hope that is all it is, because IMO creating black markets are counter productive in every way imaginable.
January 20th, 2019 8:30 PM
The dollar amount attached to this is ridiculously high. It is a fee to control a problem that never existed. It is largely a how can we get more money law. Current restaurants should , if they must, have 90 days to comply and pay a one time fee of $100 max. and a yearly fee to renew at $100/ year for 5 years. Restaurants coming after the ordinance becomes law should have $250 fee to appply and $150 per year for 5 years to renew the license. Renewals after the 5th year would be increased by a set percentage. This is not necessary. Let BYOB drive business generating traffic and revenue
January 20th, 2019 7:00 PM
Wasn't it the little girl in Poltergeist who said, "They"re back"The auto hijackers, "They're back".
January 20th, 2019 5:34 PM
@Bruce, this isn't about the relative health of vaping compared to smoking. It's about the fact that teens are doing this at numbers above what we ever had with traditional smoking and the fact that these companies seem to be targeting teens. My son tells me kids puff in school because it's so easy and there's no smell. Can't do that with cigarettes. If we have kids that are vaping that never would have smoked then we have additional health risk from them. That's the issue the FDA seems to be targeting and I agree. I don't see them actually banning these. This is a shot across the bow to say get your stuff together or we will be forced to do it for you.
January 20th, 2019 5:26 PM
Why wouldn't OP allow say a 90 day window for current businessss to get a heavily discounted license at least. Then make it this price for all businessss after that. Feels like a penalty for those that have been allowing this with no issues which doesn't make sense.
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