Tonawanda News

September 19, 2012

Sound Off published Sept. 19

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The Tonawanda News

Tonawanda News — You won’t believe this: A couple of days ago I went fishing at Gratwick Park. I wanted to go fish at the pier down there. Somebody said you can’t go fishing down there. I said why? He said because the police put a sign down there that there’s no fishing at the pier. Well the pier’s always clean, there’s no motors with lines getting hung up because of the current or nothing. The guy said it’s not that, it’s that the kids were heckling the cop and the cop got PO’d at them and decided to put the sign up so the kids couldn’t fish at the pier. Mr Gorbachev, please take down your no fishing sign so that the kids can fish on the pier and the adults can fish at the peer, too. You work for us. We don’t work for you. Who are you to put up that sign? 

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Well Mayor Pilozzi managed to keep any form of entertainment out of the city of Tonawanda. The band shell at Niawanda Park was mostly empty all summer long, except for the American Legion Band and one little kids play. Oh, we did have two car shows, can you imagine how entertaining that was for women and children? All the entertainment has been in North Tonawanda and Lockport and Lewiston and everywhere else. He almost tried to get rid of the Canal Fest.

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I do not need Obama’s speech to tell me anything. After the job numbers came out, jobs went down. 

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When you go to the polls, don’t forget that Obama wants anybody 70 years old or older who needs surgery to get approval from three of his hand-appointed bureaucrats. The man is a walking genocidal death trap for older people. Don’t forget that.

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Well you people from the suburbs, and I am one of them, we hear the new Buffalo superintendent wants to send our kids to Buffalo schools so their ratings go up and ship their kids over here. They tried that years ago with sending kids from the East Side to the West Side and the West Side to the East Side, and the kids still flunked out. So be aware of what she’s trying to do. 

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I agree I think that’s a perfect solution for Buffalo schools. I think they should bus the kids from the suburbs into the City of Buffalo schools and vice versa, because that would help the City of Buffalo’s ratings go up and the Buffalo kids would become smarter.

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Ironic. Democrats parade out Bill Clinton, a man who lied in office and cheated on his wife. Strange that he would be honored in such a way. 

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A father and his very young daughter were walking together. And he was very intent on looking at his phone screen. The little girl reached up her hand to take her dad’s but he never noticed it so she put it back down. Now, one day she’s going to reach up her hand but it won’t be to him. So parents, please put down your electronic gadgets for at least an hour and really spend time with your kids.