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Baruch Zeichner 
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Re: “Soundbites: Mister Disaster

If the purpose of the bar is to create an inclusive environment that people enjoy going to whatever their gender, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, age...and whatever other variables one can imagine... then the owner has not made wise choices.

19 likes, 5 dislikes
Posted by Baruch Zeichner on 06/15/2017 at 5:49 PM

Re: “Anchor Eva McKend Breaks New Ground on WCAX

Ms.McKend looks great and is doing a great job! Thank you for challenging the status quo.

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Posted by Baruch Zeichner on 03/29/2017 at 7:55 PM

Re: “Burlington's Top Cop, Brandon del Pozo, Aims to Rewrite Policing

"Later, the NYPD sent him to the Middle East as part of a terrorism intelligence-gathering unit. Based in Amman, Jordan" which was illegal and racist.

A man who supports racial profiling as police chief? Bad idea.

This is what used to be called a "puff" piece.

4 likes, 13 dislikes
Posted by Baruch Zeichner on 07/14/2016 at 11:59 PM

Re: “Former Trooper Had a History of Illegal Searches, Documents Suggest

Wow...this guy really needs to stay fired. If this article is accurate, and it does cite a lot of facts, then not only is Hatch informing his police work through his racism, but he is insubordinate and a bit of a rogue cop as well. Of course the union defends him. Police unions defend all their members no matter how corrupt they are. It's a problem. If police unions actually considered the public good as well as their members well being, perhaps they wouldn't be complicit in so many crimes committed by cops.

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Posted by Baruch Zeichner on 05/07/2016 at 3:43 PM

Re: “Time Out: Group Says Schools Suspend Too Many Students

Criminalizing children because of the failures of "modern education" is yet another monumental failure. Sitting silently in rows is not education. Being compliant, submissive, not questioning, is not education. Being drugged because you're a child who wants to be in motion...is neither healthcare or education.

Look to the "Free Schools" and the outdoor schools, the unschools and the homeschooling co-operatives; that's where the best education is happening.

6 likes, 9 dislikes
Posted by Baruch Zeichner on 04/14/2016 at 3:01 PM

Re: “CEDO Director’s Eviction of Elderly Woman Draws Attention

However Owens spins this he comes out the stinker. Cut your losses, do the right thing, and don't cry about the legal fees you incurred through your attempts to evict an elder. Being concerned about someone's welfare does not equal kicking them out of their long-time home.

15 likes, 7 dislikes
Posted by Baruch Zeichner on 04/14/2016 at 1:51 PM

Re: “Traffic-Stop Data Show Racial Disparities in Burlington Policing

Every time...EVERY time I have been to Burlington in the last 7 years I have seen a person of color pulled over by a white cop...every time.

5 likes, 13 dislikes
Posted by Baruch Zeichner on 04/12/2016 at 6:12 PM

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