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Re: Symes / Solomon runoff
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DanL wrote:
This sounds like the James Solomon that I know. Would expect nothing less.

"For those who voted for another candidate on Nov. 7th or Dec. 5th, you have my commitment to do everything to earn your trust over the coming months and years."

James Solomon for Ward E Council
20 hrs ·

Thank you. From the bottom of my heart, I want to thank Ward E for honoring me with the opportunity to serve as your councilperson. My commitments to you are these: I will work extraordinarily hard to make development work for you. I will work extraordinarily hard to make our day-to-day government work for you. I will stand up for progressive values. And I will partner with those in power without being beholden to them.

For those who voted for another candidate on Nov. 7th or Dec. 5th, you have my commitment to do everything to earn your trust over the coming months and years.

We live in an incredible community. I'm blessed to raise my family here. Let's work together to ensure downtown remains a community for everyone.


That's a positive start. Curious to see if he votes based on the values of his Healy/Matsikoudis diehards (many of whom don't live in Ward E) or if he looks to his actual constituency. FWIW, 83% of Ward E voted for Mayor Fulop last month.

Posted on: 2017/12/7 14:04
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Re: Symes / Solomon runoff
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mfadam wrote:
seems ward E is not drinking the Fulop Kool Aid as much nowadays...


Mayor Fulop received 83% of the vote in Ward E. Not knowing the exact history that seems like a pretty big vote margin historically.

For this runoff, it is known that many Fulop supporters voted for James, while many Fulop critics supported Rebecca.

Posted on: 2017/12/6 13:58
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Re: Symes / Solomon runoff
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I cannot vote in Ward E but find the continued smear campaign by Solomon's followers interesting. It is not surprising from some of his followers who come from the Healy/Matsikoudis camp, but if he is such a great ideas guy, why is there a constant negative fear-mongering attack from his supporters? Why not speak to the things Symes (who seems to be a very accomplished woman) actually says?

If I didn't know any better, I'd believe Symes is a sith lord ready to turn Ward E into Mordor. Time will tell if the Trump-like tactic of fear and hate will win...

Posted on: 11/29 16:47
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Re: Hypocrite Solomon’s dirty push Poll
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Interesting that Solomon seems to have really galvanized the Healy/Matsoukidis camp, many of course being outside of downtown. Although getting the "angry" crowd didn't go over well for Matso, I wonder if Solomon can leverage their support to victory here?

Posted on: 11/21 15:48
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Re: Ward E for Sale - James Solomon Highest Bidder
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While negative campaigning does work sometimes (see: Trump supporters) I do find it deters those who actually vote based on policy. While I can't vote in E, I liked this Solomon guy until he went negative. I know others in Ward E who similarly were deterred by him for this same reason.

Posted on: 11/3 10:47
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Re: Main Library - reopening on May 1...
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neverleft wrote:
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construction aside, our library has the most limited hours in the area.
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and there are towns that with even more access.


I guess you are also part of The Healy Clone gang. Limited hours? If so in the Main Branch
(your branch?) because of construction how about venturing out to other parts of THIS town for your research needs? Below are JC’s hours from the JC Library website. Don’t kids get out of school at 3:00 pm? Why do The Clonettes like to put out false/twisted information to make Mayor Fulop look bad?

Main Library Hours
Monday: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED
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Regional Branches

Five Corners Hours
Monday: 12:00PM - 8:00PM
Tuesday: 10:00am - 6:00PM
Wednesday: 10:00am - 6:00PM
Thursday: 10:00am - 6:00PM
Friday: 9:00am - 5:00PM
Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00PM
Sunday: CLOSED
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Cunningham Hours
Monday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Tuesday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Wednesday: 12:00PM - 8:00PM
Thursday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Friday: 09:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday: 09:00AM - 5:00PM
Sunday: CLOSED
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Greenville Hours
Monday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Tuesday: 12:00AM - 8:00PM
Wednesday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Thursday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Friday: 09:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday: 09:00AM - 5:00PM
Sunday: CLOSED
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Heights Hours
Monday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday: 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED
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Miller Hours
Monday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Tuesday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Wednesday: 12:00PM - 8:00PM
Thursday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Friday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Sunday: CLOSED
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Pavonia Hours
Monday: 12:00PM - 8:00PM
Tuesday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Wednesday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Thursday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Friday: 09:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED
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Neighborhood Branches

Lafayette, West Bergen, Marion Hours
Monday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Tuesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Wednesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Thursday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Friday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED
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Source for hours: http://www.jclibrary.org/


Well yes, he is a Healy guy. Dan had multiple failed runs at office while he saw Mayor Fulop win both seats he coveted (Council, then Mayor). He then made a deal with the devil and joined Drunk Jerry (amazing video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zEjetFzyYgo), and has since been a lighter version of Yvonne, obsessed with Mayor Fulop and pretty much opposed to anything he does. Mayor Fulop could cure cancer and Levin would be against it.

Posted on: 11/1 11:30
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Re: Symes pays Chickpea $2000 for endorsement
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JCvoter works for one of Symes' opponents. I don't live in Ward E so makes no difference to me, just worth pointing out.

And it's no coincidence every single post by this person is attacking Symes.

Posted on: 10/23 17:50
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Re: I Wonder Why Bill Matsikoudis' website fails to mention
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jimbehrle wrote:
I'm not insinuating any great conspiracy. I'm simply asking whether it was politically expedient to leave the JP Morgan part out. And if so, why. Posters have no problem on this site casting aspersions toward Solomon and Symes for perceived workplace conflicts. But become positively fuzzy bunnies when someone holds a Matsikoudis campaigner to the same ridiculous standard.

Because you asked, here's the first graph of Matsikoudis' bio on his site:

"Bill Matsikoudis has dedicated twelve years of his career to public service, including nearly nine years as Jersey City’s chief attorney. Bill has deep ties to and a deep love for Jersey City, and that is why he is running for Mayor."

No mention of Healy there. Later in the 5th paragraph he mentions Healy. He, strangely, does not mention that members of the Healy Administration ended up in Federal Prison.


Thanks, this is unfortunately not surprising. If Mayor Fulop has been warm to developers, Healy treated them like royalty- and this lawyer was the person who signed off on all those sweetheart deals.

Matsukidis' supporters scarily remind me of Trump supporters, in that they are supporting based on negative campaigning, fear of "new people" or "outsiders," and completely ignoring past transgressions as their hate is so strong.

Posted on: 10/23 16:02
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Re: I Wonder Why Bill Matsikoudis' website fails to mention
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I have admittedly not navigated to the site, but in the same topic wonder this:

Does he own his time as the chief strategist/advisor/lawyer for the former Mayor Healy? Many of his positions now are conveniently at complete odds with what transpired during the 9+ years of the Healy regime.

Posted on: 10/23 15:47
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Re: Matsikoudis want to expand rent control?
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How does Billy boy justify his tenure as the chief legal advisor and confidant to Healy? Was he advising Healy for all 10 years where we saw almost a 100% raise in city taxes? The Healy record is pitiful and I just cannot grasp how he can say he isn't responsible as chief counsel to the mayor.

Posted on: 10/2 13:37
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Re: Jersey City Town Hall Policy Forums
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amc wrote:
Jersey City Town Hall Policy Forums

Hosted by Bill Matsikoudis, Candidate for Mayor
Open to the entire Jersey City community

Wednesday, September 20th, 7:00 pm
Bergen-Lafayette - Cafe Sole
496 Communipaw Avenue

Food and drinks will be provided to those attending
RSVP and Email questions to: info@mats4mayor.com

The open community forums will showcase a series of key components of the Matsikoudis campaign, including Community Policing, Affordable Housing, Jobs Creation and will help to create a policy-driven dialog with members of the community.

“In these next few weeks leading to Election Day, my grassroots campaign for Mayor continues to focus on having honest policy conversations and making sure every community voice is heard,” stated Matsikoudis.

“Like all elections, this will be a simple choice in leadership. Jersey City can continue to be represented by a man who will say, do, and spend whatever it takes to be re-elected, or we can use this moment to rethink and recapture the true spirit of the city with new leadership and a fresh approach to finding solutions. I have a real plan to represent every member of the Jersey City community. I am thrilled with the response we have seen for these forums, and I look forward to sharing my ideas and listening to the concerns of our city.”

OTHER OCCURRENCES:

Sunday, September 24th, 5:00 pm
Downtown - Barrow Mansion
83 Wayne Street

Wednesday, September 27th, 7:00 pm
The Heights - 2nd Reformed Church
940 Summit Avenue

Saturday, October 7th, 10:00 am
Greenville - Moose Lodge
60 West Side Ave


Wow, this alone justifies bringing back Rascal's so Billy M can perform! This line is the best- "recapture the true spirit of the city with new leadership and a fresh approach to finding solutions."

Knowing that this guy was the legal counsel to Healy and advised on the myriad of horrific deals he made (and a close confidant to the three (?) imprisoned administration members) makes this just too good. Bravo on the comedic gold Bill, would love to at least see you do some standup soon!

Posted on: 9/20 16:24
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Re: Park & 6th closing
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I would say “JC was not willing to pay for his food” is a fairly inaccurate reason for why they closed. Having been a regular at their Dullboy location, I stopped going nearly 2 years ago as the service was consistently horrific. The person who I believe was the GM (always wore a baseball hat) seemed like she generally never gave a crap about how her staff acted. After being treated like crap many times by the staff we simply said enough is enough and never went back. I know several people who stopped going for the same reason. It doesn’t matter how good your food is (and I generally loved theirs), if the staff sucks, there are more than enough places to eat around here.

Posted on: 9/11 15:59
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Re: Rich Boggiano JSQ/Ward C City Council
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I am curious what his constituents view as his top 3 legislative accomplishments? The only bill I recall him presenting and passing is the noise ordinance.

Posted on: 8/30 14:15
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Re: Did PATH finally increase frequency?
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About a year ago they did add some frequency on the JSQ-33rd line. The change in frequency from 5 to 10 minutes is a bit later for both the a.m. and p.m. rush hours.

Posted on: 8/22 13:33
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Re: Bill Matsikoudis for Jersey City Mayor
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Yvonne wrote:
Since Healy's last budget spending has increased $104 million so I don't buy that Fulop is the better choice.


...while city services have gone up and municipal taxes remained flat. As a homeowner the +90% tax increase under Healy was horrible while there was nothing to show for it. Of course you will say "but county taxes are up" and blame the Mayor for that. Ultimately, your fixation with the Mayor is well known but your support for the Healy Holdover is a likely death knell for him, so please support him! It is also confusing that you did not support Healy 4 years ago, but support his lackey now? Now I expect a typical Yvonne pivot in 3, 2, 1...

Posted on: 7/12 16:37
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Re: Jersey City mulls law targeting puppy mill pet stores
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bodhipooh wrote:
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Definitely all show, no substance. Most people buying a purebred dog will continue to do exactly what they do today: get one from a breeder. For those who want to adopt a dog, go deal with the rescue groups, or Liberty Humane. Do we even have pet stores in town selling dogs or cats? Fussy Friends has adoption events for cats, but those are not animals for sale. Canis Minor, before it closed, would also have adoption events from time to time, but no animals for sale. Serious question: do we have pet stores in town selling cats or dogs?


There are a few real-life impacts from this I can immediately think of:

1. Prevents new puppy mill stores from opening up in JC. As development expands greatly throughout the city, it is not inconceivable that a puppy mill store would have opened. Now they won't.

2. As more municipalities adopt laws like this, soon the state will have a majority of municipalities with the same law, at which point the statewide effort starts to gain momentum. There are about 100 towns now with similar ordinances, and if not for Gov Christie a comparable state law would have been signed already. This then prevents puppy mill sales statewide which is a huge achievement.

3. Cosmetically/topically, it's good press. Maybe someone didn't know what a puppy mill is, but then they see Jersey City has banned their sales, and in turn they end up rescuing a dog.



I don't discount the possibility you are right, particularly about #3 (increasing awareness, and perhaps deriving some other benefits as a result of that) but with regards to #2, my impression has always been that most of the puppy mills from which animals originate were usually found in PA (that was until some state laws curtailed those operations) and from OH and some Southern states (KY, TN).

In any case, I am now genuinely curious as to whether we even have pet stores in town that sell dogs, or cats.


I remember there being a place not Downtown that did years ago but thinking they went out of business. Thankfully if this passes we know no new ones will open though.

You are right about where the really bad mills are. Also Missouri is notorious for puppy mills. One issue is that the mills now use "brokers" who will be local to the store and act as middle person.

This does obviously still leave those determined to purchase a certain brand of dog the option of a backyard breeder, but at least it narrows their options a bit.

Posted on: 5/11 13:53
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Re: Jersey City mulls law targeting puppy mill pet stores
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bodhipooh wrote:
Definitely all show, no substance. Most people buying a purebred dog will continue to do exactly what they do today: get one from a breeder. For those who want to adopt a dog, go deal with the rescue groups, or Liberty Humane. Do we even have pet stores in town selling dogs or cats? Fussy Friends has adoption events for cats, but those are not animals for sale. Canis Minor, before it closed, would also have adoption events from time to time, but no animals for sale. Serious question: do we have pet stores in town selling cats or dogs?


There are a few real-life impacts from this I can immediately think of:

1. Prevents new puppy mill stores from opening up in JC. As development expands greatly throughout the city, it is not inconceivable that a puppy mill store would have opened. Now they won't.

2. As more municipalities adopt laws like this, soon the state will have a majority of municipalities with the same law, at which point the statewide effort starts to gain momentum. There are about 100 towns now with similar ordinances, and if not for Gov Christie a comparable state law would have been signed already. This then prevents puppy mill sales statewide which is a huge achievement.

3. Cosmetically/topically, it's good press. Maybe someone didn't know what a puppy mill is, but then they see Jersey City has banned their sales, and in turn they end up rescuing a dog.


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Re: Fulop to solicit proposals from for-profit companies to replace FOL in running the Loew’s theater
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It's sagas like this that remind you Steve Flop is just another Goldman Sachs politician in bed with Kushner.

The Loews is a local gem and should be managed by a local organization as a non-profit, not sold off to the highest bidder to extract profits for some mega corporation.


your intentions are clearly in the right place but this is unfortunately very separated from reality and how the music industry works. there is a reason the FOL have one, maybe two concerts a year at the Loew's, and if they retain control it will never become what it once was. as I mentioned previously, there is a reason nearly every single legitimate venue is run by a company who has the experience doing so. AEG Live and comparable companies have a track record of renovating historic theaters and turning them into premier event spaces. they have the capital to do the renovation and the connections to book the ongoing talent needed to keep it running. if the FOL were remotely capable of doing so they would have already.

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Re: The city and the Friends of the Loew's could be heading back to court.
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I don't know what to make of the legal issues, but the physical interior of the building in terms of rehabilitation is at a standstill imho.


The physical restoration and rehabilitation has been at a practical standstill since years ago. That is why I support the idea of bringing in a professional organization to run the place and oversee its renovation. I totally get that FOL saved the place from the wrecking ball, but they are definitely not up to the task of seeing through the effort of restoring the place to its former grandeur.


In addition, the FOL simply do not have the connections or resources to run a full time venue. There is a reason that every legitimate music venue is managed by one of the major national companies that do so. AEG Live actually has a history of renovating historic venues and operating them thereafter with much success. Nothing but respect for the FOL for what they did in the past but their pride is just hurting their own cause at this point.

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Re: another fulop protected slum burns down
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The C train was delayed this morning so I was late to work. THANKS FULOP. #SAD

Posted on: 4/25 11:16
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Re: Candice Osborne running, Not running, running, Not running,
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Well, now. What do we have here? Take a look at the post counts of those who are trashing Candice.

rcjcinsider (OP) - 4
earthling - 24
Bahlofsky - 5
tinydancer116 - 13

Hmm, some would say that it is particularly strange that all of these new posters came out of the woodwork to unite on this one particular issue eh? It almost seems intentional. :)

Try to be more discrete next time, guys. It's painfully transparent.


kandi runs on dismal record, a few point it out in a large city jc is, and conspiracy theory is born.

is she stupid or no, after all? i mean our kandi, not the tv one.


Your misogyny is palpable. If you want to criticize the councilwoman on her record, do so. But your continued personal attacks are offensive - and more of a reflection on you (and the candidates you support) than her.


she failed as many times over. she is so stupid she is unable to argue her point. just review council meetings on youtube. she is handed over task and told fetch. case in point is her ramming no parking in front of marriott at grove path. clearly shows who her masters are.


Clearly, you're a shill for one of Candice's political opponents. It's laughably transparent.

Hmm, I wonder why your post count is so low? :)


I was going to say the same thing. Instead of repeating sexist remarks about Candice and calling her stupid (which is laughable to anyone who has actually worked with her), why not just endorse your candidate and point out the differences they will have to her policy positions? The Healy/Matsikoudis camp is already running a negative campaign so I suspect this may come from their team?

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Re: Yvonne Outdoes Herself - Transgender Bathroom Editorial
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A simpleton's understanding of sexuality is not a justification of stupid opinion. Sex and gender is much more complex than external naughty bits.

BTW, "trangerism" is what right wing scumbags use to vilify transgenderism. Try not to show your colors.


I am only sorry for the typo, not my statements. I live in a world of facts, not feelings. You on the other hand live in a world of relativism. You have swallowed the 'kool-aid,' and believe what the culture dictates.

By the way the late actor Alexis Arquette who became a transgender women returned as Robert before he died. He did not want to die a lie.


So the specific brand of christianity you subscribe to is fact? Interesting! Curious what makes your brand fact but another brand of christianity is fiction? And another cult or religion is fiction, but yours is fact.

Posted on: 4/12 16:59
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Re: Jersey City activists target Trump, Kushner
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There are many lifelong republicans and conservatives who strongly oppose the current administration and much of what they stand for. Not all protesters are liberals/democrats/snowflakes/etc...

Posted on: 2/21 21:59
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Re: Fulop: despite Trump, Jersey City remains 'welcoming' to immigrants
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One random thought here- during WWII Jews across Europe were routinely denied Visas to enter the US (including Anne Frank's father) as there was fear they were secretly Nazis. Do you think the Yvonnes of today would have denied the Jewish refugees safe passage during WWII? Food for thought.

Posted on: 2/7 15:44
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Re: Fulop: despite Trump, Jersey City remains 'welcoming' to immigrants
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I type the number of terrorists attacks since 2016 and they are broken down by months. There are people who want to destroy democracy. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_terrorist_incidents_in_2016


Interesting link you provided - looking through it, I find that nobody was killed in the US during 2016 by an immigrant in a terrorist-related incident. I guess the old policies were working just fine. Thanks, Yvonne!


The point being - they would like to come here. This is about our immigration/refugee policy. The USA is not like Europe but I am sure we will be similar to Europe with our open borders. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vYmmt7tJres


Just curious, what experience do you have working in immigration here in the US? Worked at an immigration law firm? Worked for the government processing visa requests? Please don't pivot and just answer! And before I am called a liberal snowflake I am a lifelong republican who left the party last year.

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Re: Jersey City rally in support of immigrants
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If JC and the board of ed lose federal aid, the only right thing for our politicians to do is to give up their salaries. This should go for councilpeople, mayors, up to the US Senate. Why should homeowners bear the brunt? After all they made the statements.


I am sure this is what your lord and savior Jesus Christ would say. Isn't it in Corinthians somewhere, "And thou shalt build walls between you, and thou shalt not worry about the suffering of those who happened to be born on the other side of an invisible line you created."

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Re: Montreal Bans New Pit Bull Ownership After Deadly Mauling
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The pit bull is a dangerous dog, it is unpredictable as in the death of the 3 day old baby and it extremely strong with powerful killer jaws. Many here are placing the ownership of these dogs above the safety of society, really the safety of kids who are their main targets.


What about the American Staffordshire Terrier? Dogo Argentino? Bull Mastiff? Cane Corso? Presa Canario? What about mixed-breed dogs?

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Re: Montreal Bans New Pit Bull Ownership After Deadly Mauling
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rescue, this has nothing to do with me. Someone is burying a child and another child is in the hospital with severe injuries. What did these children do? According to the article, they were walking to a bus stop.

This is in the article, “Atlanta Public Schools can confirm that two F.L. Stanton Elementary students walking to the bus stop were attacked by pitbulls." This breed of dog should not be in cities. They are too dangerous.

The human child is more important than pit bulls. These dogs are killers.


Well you are making claims as to the temperament of a whole group of dogs, so I am curious what your qualifications are? I have spoken to endless dog behavioralists and trainers who unanimously disagree with your sentiment, so am curious why your opinion differs from trained professionals. Would love to hear about your qualifications in this area.

Anyways, when you say "these dogs" are killers, what dogs? Exclusively American Pit Bull Terriers? What about American Staffordshire Terriers? What about mixed dogs?

You also said, "These vicious pit bulls look at children as prey, their actions are independent of their owners." Again- are you just referring to American Pit Bull Terriers? Are they all vicious? What about Dobermans, Rottweilers, Dogo Argentinos, American Staffordshire Terriers, etc... are they ok? And is this "vicious" behavior of seeing children as "prey," why do so many dogs you would label a "pit bull" not display this type of behavior?

Would appreciate direct answers to my questions instead of a pivot, thank you.

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Re: Montreal Bans New Pit Bull Ownership After Deadly Mauling
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Rationalization is the root of all evil. You are rationalizing your preference of pit bulls over the safety of humans, especially children. Even the Constitution speaks about the right of "...life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness." The Constitution is referring to humans not pit bulls. You are off base.


Yvonne - I'm asserting you are an idiot. You are pro-car and anti-dog. Cars kill more kids than dogs.

If you support cars in JC, then you support killing kids.

That simple enough for you???


You choose to protect animals who attack children sometimes causing death. These vicious dogs attack without being provoke. People do not choose to have an auto accident but peoople choose to have these vicious animals that maimed and kill children. There is something wrong with a person that puts the life of an animal above the life of a human especially a child. I suggest you get counseling. There is even a quote in the Bible Matthew 15:26 about not giving to dogs what belongs to children. That quote refers to food but I am talking about life. You value the wrong life. Children comes first.


You choose to protect Toyotas who attack children sometimes causing death. These vicious Toyotas attack without being provoked. People do not choose to have an auto accident but people choose to have these vicious Toyotas that maim and kill children. There is something wrong with a person that puts the life of a Toyota above the life of a human especially a child. I suggest you get counseling. There is even a quote in the Bible Matthew 15:26 about not giving to Toyotas what belongs to children. That quote refers to food but I am talking about life. You value the wrong Toyota. Children come first.

See how that works? Hold dog owners (and car owners) accountable, not pit bulls or Toyotas..


When does a car decides on its own to kill someone? These vicious pit bulls look at children as prey, their actions are independent of their owners.


I am curious Yvonne, what is your experience working with dogs? I assume you are a certified animal behavioralist or dog trainer to speak so confidently about their behavior, yes?

Aside from your qualifications on dog training and behavior, do you propose ALL big dogs are banned? Or perhaps just an arbitrary list of breeds? German Shepherds? American Staffordshire Terriers? Dobermans? Boxers? Dogo Argentinos? Mastiffs? Rottweilers? Who do you, in your expert opinion, deem are inclined to attack and should be banned?

Also, my next door neighbor has a 75 lb "pit bull" mix and two young children who he is great with. Is there something wrong with it because it doesn't want to attack them? It is definitely guilty of excessive kissing and licks, but I don't think the kids mind. Would love your extremely qualified position on this matter, thanks so much.

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I feel bad for Bill Matsikoudis' family... cannot even fathom the amount of time and money he has spent on his obsession with Mayor Fulop that could have gone towards his family instead. Imagine he spent the money he wasted on the voting date change initiative on family instead? Or just donate to charity... so sad.

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