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Re: “The Parmelee Post: In Effort to Preserve History, Burlington Erects Library Card Statue

Here is the problem with this, we are even rewriting history in the history books!!!! This PC culture has to stop! if your feelings are getting hurt grow the hell up!!!! As for the black lives matter situation, as someone said on facebook, you were never a slave and I never owned a slave.
I swear many in this country are getting dumber by the day!!!!

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Posted by Edward McGrath on 08/22/2017 at 9:07 AM

Re: “Walters: Hoffer Audits Critique State Employee Disciplinary Process

Unions for state and federal employee is the worst thing to happen to the taxpayer. You can just about kill someone and not lose your job!!! A very sad state of affairs!!!!!!

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Posted by Edward McGrath on 06/27/2017 at 1:02 PM

Re: “Jane O'Meara Sanders Turns to Legal Help for FBI Probe

She is part of the elite; she will never see a day in jail. This is the major problem with our system!!! People like this think they are above the law and the current system supports that.

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Posted by Edward McGrath on 06/26/2017 at 9:05 AM

Re: “Border Patrol Arrests Two Mexican Farm Workers in Vermont

Are they here legally?? If not and the farmer knew they were not here legally he should also be arrested. As to the point these are jobs people in this country will not do, pull the plug on welfare and they will need to take whatever jobs are out there!!! There are help wanted signs all over the place and yet we have far too many sucking the tit of state and federal government. Do the math, this is a process that cannot be sustained!!!

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Posted by Edward McGrath on 06/19/2017 at 3:41 PM

Re: “The Parmelee Post: Civil Engineers Mystified by Presence of Human Life Within Winooski Traffic Circle

Whoever designed and approved the circle is a special kind of stupid!!!! That whole setup is so damn confusing and is going to get someone killed!! Winooski has been on the tit of the government for many years maybe they were made to do.

Posted by Edward McGrath on 05/09/2017 at 10:42 AM

Re: “Burlington Cops and Clergy Break Bread and Talk About Diversity

Let us not dumb down the test. Instead let us teach up to the test. If there are questions that have nothing to do with the work itself yes, remove them. But again, do not dumb down the test to allow others to pass it.
Being at the end of my career I can tell that test are not the best way to get good people. They may help in highlighting some issues an individual may have but we miss getting some good people this way as well.
But there indeed needs to be a knowledge base for the job or any job for that matter.
And as for the logo in the other comment: Stop Killing Black People. Does this also apply to black on black crime??

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Posted by Edward McGrath on 08/01/2016 at 11:29 AM

Re: “After Dallas Ambush, Burlington Cops Curtail Solo Patrols

The issue is the nuts that are out there and take this as an opportunity to kill a police officer. Does it cost more? Yes it does. We are not that far away from a lack of Rule of Law, once that breaks down we no longer have a country. I hate to say but, I think we are all witness to the collapse of this once great nation.
There are far too many with their hand out and not enough working to pay the bill. Of course this current government likes it this way because they have control. Maybe it's time for a true new government!

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Posted by Edward McGrath on 07/11/2016 at 12:23 PM

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