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Jason Montero April 23, 2014 at 02:35 pm
I honestly don't give one f about your pseudo intellectual prowess using the Google search engine.Read More And I'm certainly not interested in going tit for tat with you, either. So I'll be clear on this one last post just so that I'm not misunderstood. This blog is disgusting and tasteless, much like any hate-group is, and I intend to put it out of its misery. I don't believe the Patch knows or realizes what exactly it's hosting here.
Sean Fowler April 23, 2014 at 02:49 pm
Do we know the actual breed or breeds of the dogs? The article just calls them "pitRead More bulls" without giving breed information. Which kind of pit bull was it? Was it the American Pit Bull Terrier (APBT), the American Staffordshire Terrier (AmStaff), the Bull Terrier, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier, the American Bulldog, the Boxer, the Presa Canario, the Cane Corso, the Dogo Argentino, the Tosa Inu, the Bullmastiff, the Dogue de Bordeaux, the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog, or the Olde English Bulldogge? Or was it a mutt that was just called a pit bull because it was a bit of a junkyard dog? Or is it an unknown type, so they just called them pit bulls? Or was it just a reporter that thought calling a labrador or some other dog a pit bull would make the story more scandalous? Oh, and which kind of pit bull does the blogger hate? All kinds? And, if so, does that just mean all dogs, generally?
Erik April 23, 2014 at 03:41 pm
Sad..
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Kim April 23, 2014 at 12:02 pm
I don't understand why this anonymous blogger has a pulpit on the Patch. This is a deranged tirade.
Kim April 23, 2014 at 12:05 pm
What I think is really scary and a public health threat is the violence PEOPLE do to pit bulls. WeRead More kill millions of them every year. They are tortured in fighting rings, look at what Vick did. Humans are a very dangerous breed. THere should be laws or something to protect the public--and animals--- from people.
tribble April 23, 2014 at 12:56 pm
#Kim, all the more reason for restrictions, such as spaying and neutering. Less animals to be hurtRead More in fighting pits or put in the pound, only to be put down.
George Costanza April 21, 2014 at 09:53 pm
What style of architecture is this? it is simply stunning. It has mid-seventies, Soviet SiberianRead More lines. I want to get the apartment and drive my Lada into the driveway. "Gulag sheek"
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Danielle Masterson (Editor) April 23, 2014 at 11:27 am
So many excellent points. :) Like it was said here, I adore my iPad for magazines and newspapers. NoRead More more piles of magazines in the bedroom or overflowing recycling bins; no more issues lost in the mail! And, yes, as Book Oasis and others said, regular books will never be replaced. I think many of us will always use both. After all, when I meet my favorite authors, they can't sign my iPad, can they?! ;)
Danielle Masterson (Editor) April 23, 2014 at 11:28 am
@Tim H: Such a great point on the text-to-speech. I haven't explored this fully yet, but I justRead More started an Audible account. I downloaded a Doctor Who book with my free credit. But I got the Audible account for precisely what you said: Being able to read, switch to listening, then go back to reading. Maybe another blog post is in the works......
Tim H April 23, 2014 at 11:52 am
@Danielle, the audible only works good on your smartphone or an MP3 player. You can use it at theRead More gym when reading may not be as convenient (try rowing while reading -- listening works). Or go for a walk outdoors while listening to a book... just be careful crossing streets. I believe there are pronunciations issues with the text-to-speech as it tries to simulate speech instead of being an actual recording like the audio books. Each has it's advantages.
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Mad as hell... April 22, 2014 at 11:28 pm
Savecritters...I appreciate your concern but like I said you may want to make sure your homeownersRead More insurance will cover that dog. When you're on the receiving end of a pit bull dog's attack it's hard to fathom the logic in owning one.
Savecritters....you lost the argument as soon as you wrote "...owned by countless movieRead More stars..." What the hell does that prove?
tribble April 23, 2014 at 06:53 am
Yeah, Miley Cyrus' pit bull killed her little doggie last fall. The other dog that just died...it'sRead More being covered up how it died. That's why all the articles that mention coyote say "allegedly".
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Igor April 21, 2014 at 07:42 am
Boss Hogg and Anthony. Thank you both. Seeing where it's coming from I'll take that as a compliment.
Igor April 21, 2014 at 11:17 am
What?
Penquin April 21, 2014 at 11:39 am
Wrong blog Igor, but I do agree with your opinions on this particular blog.
christie nicolle April 23, 2014 at 11:10 am
Oh, + Hookerman, Magic Johnson got Aids from sex with a gay man for the record. HAPPY EASTER!
Hookerman April 23, 2014 at 11:41 am
For the record, Magic Johnson contracted HIV (not AIDS) through sex with a reported 10,000 differentRead More women. Do you actually believe you can only contract HIV though gay sex??? Christie, your comments are so ridiculously ignorant, that I’m almost willing to believe that you are putting us all on. I almost believe that there’s some poster who created this character of an extremely ignorant bible-thumping woman, and he is right now having a great laugh at how he’s put one over on us all. If that’s the case, then my hat’s off to you!
christie nicolle April 23, 2014 at 11:48 am
wait Hookerman - out of those 10,000 chicks, 1 of them slept with a homosexual -- frankly I heard heRead More was on the 'low down' but either way, his promiscuity got him. So my point is Salient! The bible warns that the wages of sin is death -- what more do you want? HAPPY EASTER!
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Anna Bucciarelli April 20, 2014 at 08:15 am
Definitely will add these to my long, long list of "to reads". Maybe I'll live longRead More enough to get to them all. Just finished an oldie but goodie ... but you know? The stories only stay with me for a while, I read so much that I forget what I've already read and after the first few pages, I get into it again and often continue since I liked it the first time around. There will never be enough hours in any day to read all I want to and thank goodness and God for Goodreads and, of course, my library and you, Danielle, for adding to my lists. Was offered a Kindle but know what? I really prefer to hold that book in my lap to read, plus I prefer to use my library ... it's FREE, for goodness sake, why would I pay to read anything but a newspaper? And, even that can be gotten at the library. If nothing else, I just love the smell of a library! (Sorry for my longwinded-ness ... just love, love books.)
Mamie Huggins April 20, 2014 at 08:37 am
Hey Anna - I'm a book lover too and use the library on occasion. But it's not FREE as you say, it'sRead More paid for by us taxpayers. Also, when I buy a book, especially by an unknown and/or local author, I'm helping that person to keep writing.
Anna Bucciarelli April 20, 2014 at 05:48 pm
Of course you're right Mamie but if I don't have to part with an additional penny from my pocket IRead More feel it's a treat. And you're right too about keeping authors writing I especially like books by new, first-time novelists who often surprise me with the wonder of their words.
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John D April 21, 2014 at 11:18 pm
Fake Boss Hogg. Kinda funny coming from a guy that picked "Almost Brilliant" as a handleRead More a week ago...
Notbricktrash April 22, 2014 at 01:04 pm
This guy is psycho I see all negative posts on this breed. Us all who are for the breed let's postRead More positive things. This guy has no life obviously to sit and pick apart a breed. My dad was a meter reader in the day he was attacked and bitten 9 times on different occasions. 2 of them were German sheps, rest were ankle biters. ALL dogs bite. My parents were ignorant with pit bulls I remember my neighbors bf had them in my yard when I was a kid and my moms screaming they are vicious get inside. (They were sweet dogs) that goes with them being uneducated about the breed. They witnessed my neighbors pit mauling the neighbors small dog (their dog was nice until the crack heads put him in a cage 24/7) they are like till recently they are dangerous blah blah blah and know what I educated them I now rescued a pit lab who is a big baby and whom my parents adore. I cross post animals all over and many are pit bulls. They say 1 of 600 finds homes. It's sad cause in my dad's years of meter reading not one pit bull attacked him. 2 days in a row I saw 2 pits running in and out of traffic on a main road by my house. Almost hit them. I got out of my car called them over (had no fear as if it were a smaller dog or a shep) they came to me I grabbed their collars and what did they do? They licked me. I'm in school to be an nj Animal control officer and an associates in vet tech and I can bet you in my life I will support the pit breed in some successful way. I will never hate the breed or judge them. I've got bitten by a smaller dog breed do I judge them? No. So educate before you discriminate
MARIA ESCOBAR April 22, 2014 at 06:00 pm
Thanks again Gina!! I could not have asked for more concise, clear cut corroboration for myRead More premise, than that which you have provided. Please keep it up as I pass these on to friends and we get a good laugh at the irony of it all.
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Cheap Guy April 19, 2014 at 09:11 am
If you’re like most Americans, you’ve probably always wanted to get a degree from theRead More prestigious Brown University, but are concerned about that institution’s well-known Marxist-Communist ideology and don’t want to be brainwashed while trying to get your degree . Well, your day is just about to be made, because now you can get a degree online from Beck University, founded by Glenn Beck! Beck University is an august body of higher learning; you can tell because of its extremely official looking logo. While you would need to trudge to classes for four years to get a so-called “bachelor’s degree” from Brown, Yale or whatever, you can earn your Doctorate of Beckology right from your mom's basement
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bayboat April 18, 2014 at 06:36 pm
* Complete sentences not * Confusing "article" * Drunk or stoned both maybe? * RemedialRead More writing course soon needed
Glen M April 20, 2014 at 09:10 am
Ban the pit!
Igor April 20, 2014 at 11:21 am
Ban the Hogg
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Gina April 19, 2014 at 05:53 pm
Educate yourself and be around the breed before you go talking shit about something you onlyRead More "read" or "heard". I LOVE MY PITBULLS! Id never own another breed :)
Glen M April 20, 2014 at 09:08 am
Ban the pit
Gus Sotirakis April 20, 2014 at 10:16 am
Ban Glen M
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Glen M April 20, 2014 at 09:05 am
Shepard mauls owner! Oh wait that didn't happen! Ban these beasts! Send them back with the wolfs!
Shirley B. Backus April 20, 2014 at 10:52 pm
Anyone who has ever seen a new litter of puppies will notice that some in the litter are bold andRead More daring while others are shy and cautious. (Check out "Too Cute" on Animal Planet Saturdays) They haven't had a chance to learn anything yet, but their inherited personalities are already obvious. Dogs have been bred for specific purposes since they were first bred from wolves. Inbred personalities should be taken into consideration when training a new puppy. You'll find that it's a lot easier to train your border collie to herd your chickens than to break him/her of chasing them because it is an inbred drive/desire. Other breeds would ignore the birds entirely. Most pit bull owners know their dogs and train/treat them accordingly. Others don't provide the training and socialization needed. These are the people who sue the police when their dog gets shot while attacking an innocent victim. They can't believe that their dog was capable of hurting anyone, therefore the police must have shot the wrong dog. This situation has been in the news far too often to be coincidence. Owners must be responsible for knowing, training and controlling their dogs. I can't imagine the heartbreak of losing a treasured pet, then being hit with a lawsuit because they had so much faith in their pet's good behavior that they let them roam the neighborhood.
Heather April 21, 2014 at 03:17 pm
Like I posted in my blog Ceasar Milan is an avid pro pitbull activist . He owns one himself and allRead More of you should have watched the episode. Learn some fact before you bash a breed.
Mark Schieldrop (Editor) April 16, 2014 at 02:52 pm
Tony, if you could somehow remember to send me an e-mail when you post a new blog post. I sometimesRead More miss them and like to bump them up to the top of the page when I see them. It's mark.schieldrop@patch.com - regards
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christie nicolle April 17, 2014 at 10:46 am
joseph Esposito - thank you for sticking it back from the attacks of feminazi ugly leftists. ButRead More REAL women love men who tell the truth. Gretchen who is an embarrassment to womanhood. And the Duck Dynasty Phil is a breath of fresh air.
JohnnyMass April 17, 2014 at 02:46 pm
Some Liberals really are sick bastards!
christie nicolle April 17, 2014 at 06:08 pm
yes, Liberalism IS a mental disorder -- I heard a psychiatrist on the news discuss his book - it wasRead More his findings that over 90% of mentally sick patients all blathered liberal rants. Leftist philosophy is all emotion, while conservative is logical.