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Lower capacity magazines=more magazines. Gun magazines can be switched out very quickly and effiiciently. You're argument is ridiulously incorrect.
I attempted to go downtown yesterday and couldn't find a parking spot. I can't believe they would block the street off on a Saturday! I turned around and went home. I didn't spend any money downtown.
What do you think Elio? Double standard?
No need for a personal attack PeggyJoy. When your socialist leader comes under fire, you don't deal with it very well do you?
Is Mr. Henry seriously trying to stick up for the actions of Saddam Hussein? Unbelievable. Open your eyes sir. Whether or not you agree with the war, if you can't agree that the world is a better place without Saddam, you are a lunatic.
VERY well said.
The "new" painting is brutal looking. Shame on the city.
I apologize that I mispoke. Even with our bond being 50%, instead of 66%, I still feel like they are getting a better value. I think their money is easily going more than twice as far as ours. I don't care that the schools that are being built new are smalling than Wa Hi. Part of their bond is building TWO new buildings. That's brand new construction. That isn't cheap. We are remodeling.
I just think the underlying issue is that we are spending too much money. I don't agree with the bond, but I did vote yes. I want my kids to succeed, and am in a position where the property tax increase is manageable in my household. I just think that the district is asking for too much, and have a feeling that will be the sentiment of the taxpayers.
That sounds like money well spent to me. We are trying to pass a bond for approximately 2/3 of the cost, and DEFINATELY not getting the same value. Don't go quoting figures, and leaving out relevant information. Just talking about total $ amounts of the bond is not comparing apples to apples.
What does that $93M in Richland get? I looked on their website, and the works is as follows:
•Replace Lewis & Clark Elementary School
•Replace Marcus Whitman Elementary School
•Replace Sacajawea Elementary School
•Build a New Elementary School in the south/west area
•Build a New Middle School in the south/west area
•Provide educational space for HomeLink at a site to be determined (Tri-City Herald story on HomeLink)
•Retain Jefferson Elementary as a K-5 school; remove the 1953 wing and provide adequate space to serve the current K-5 enrollment
•Replace the HVAC system at Chief Joseph Middle School
•Make safety improvements at Fran Rish Stadium
I am sorry Sarah, but modernizing Wa Hi is not going to fix the problems that you mentioned. These are societal problems. These are parents not holding their children accountable, and frankly, not caring enough about them to put them on a path to success. We are a society that is filled with entitlement. We always have our hands out, wanting somebody else to do something for us.
It's time to stop blaming our societal problems on issues like Wa Hi not having Ipad's for every student. While this is an example and would be great, it is not going to stop child A from joining a gang and becoming incarcerated.
Let's take a look at society, and fix what we can there. While I am a supporter of the Wa Hi bond, I get tired of citizens making excuses. We as a society need to step up, and do something about these issues. While moderninzing Wa Hi may have a small part in helping, I think your letter is far fetched by stating that modernizing a school will keep kids out of jail.
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