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It could cost Americans 20 percent more to get their bacon fixes as a deadline virus sweeps through the nation's hog barns. (Patch file photo)
christopher papazoglow April 16, 2014 at 03:21 pm
"The pork industry has committed $ 1.7 million to research how the virus....spread so quicklyRead More after it was reported in the nation's top pork-producing states..." Gimme a hundred bucks, i'll tell ya how. >>> IT'S BECAUSE YOU PUT THOUSANDS UPON THOUSANDS OF PIGS TOGETHER IN SMALLISH SPACES VERY CLOSE TOGETHER AND ''LIVING'' IN UNBELIEVABLY FILTHY CONDITIONS !!! <<< Oh, DAMN, i shoulda waited for someone to offer me that hundred....
mimi April 16, 2014 at 03:24 pm
Funny and true.
T. April 16, 2014 at 05:55 pm
Glad I am a vegetarian. The crap they inject the animals with, hormones, antibiotics, vaccinations,Read More and the the crap these animals are eating have all have all been treated with toxic pesticides, and other chemicals. You are what you eat.
2006 BMW 330ci with 42,500 miles was posted for sale on Chatham Patch
Peter April 13, 2014 at 07:17 pm
LOL...I thought it was a BMW on cinder blocks for sale. LOL!
Clay Thomas April 13, 2014 at 07:51 pm
Oh yeah, check behind the seats, could be some surprises! All empty, too bad! You could sell inRead More Hopatcong! They love project cars and boats!
Stew Sidedoor April 14, 2014 at 09:13 am
I'll give you a used pair of socks and soiled undies for the BMW.
Beachgoers in Seaside Park. (Photo: Daniel Nee)
Lizzy March 21, 2014 at 11:41 am
There were a lot of challenges last summer no doubt. But it was still summer and it was good!!Read More This summer will be even better and next summer should be awesome!! Long live the shore and bring on the warm weather!! This benny is ready to open up my home and settle in for a beautiful summer!!
Frank March 21, 2014 at 06:44 pm
Christies 'Stronger Than The Storm" campaign launched too late. However, the main goal of thatRead More campaign was to advertise "him" not the "shore".
WMS826 March 27, 2014 at 07:31 pm
So then the is not a need to spend another dime on "the shore". All is as good as it wasRead More before the storm.
DD March 9, 2014 at 11:12 am
Visit a blog if I want to know more about something? LOL!
jim March 10, 2014 at 08:14 am
@ Michael Kinzig- if marijuana was legal adults would be able to purchase it in oil form, or use aRead More vaporize which removes the harmful smoking practice which makes marjuana even less harmful than alcohol and cigarettes. "sir"- Ask any hard core druggie if they started with weed. Case closed stoners. Bam!... actually sir the most common answer would be alcohol was the first drug they used, however that drug is legal. here's the problem when debating whether marijuana should be legal. the anti marijuana people start bringing up stuff that is completely irrelevant. such as marijuana being harmful, children, and driving. no pro marijuana people say it is not harmful for you, everyone can agree that done often smoking marijuana is harmful to your health and not usually productive. however the same can be said about alcohol, cigs, and fast food. the second thing is bringing up kids. no pro marijuana people are saying kids should be able to obtain it, it would be the same laws and restrictions as alcohol. you educate kids about the harm of alcohol, cigs, marijuana, and hope they make the right decisions if it is ever offered to them. the same goes for driving, the same laws as drinking and driving will be applied to marijuana. the one thing no one can answer is, if alcohol and cigarettes can be legally enjoyed by adults why cant marijuana? they are all harmful products that can potentially lead to other drugs. why as americans are we free to harm our body with one substance but not another ?
louisemyrealtor March 10, 2014 at 01:10 pm
right on jim!
Bill Baroni. Patch File Photo.
Paul Rust March 7, 2014 at 11:41 pm
Sort of. Corzine completed his term and lost to Christie when he tried to get reelected. McGreeveyRead More resigned suddenly because he was faced with a sexual harassment law suit. Corzine's use of long term bonds which pushed principal payments out 20 years with huge interest payments every year caused nj to have a huge deficit, all the while he was apparently in a relationship with a union leader with whom he was negotiating. Christie had foolish staffers do something idiotic, but the result was traffic jams for four days for people in Ft Lee. No personal gain, no money flowing in any pockets, just stupid stuff. Do we really want to throw out every elected official who has underlings do something wrong or foolish? Still no evidence he did it. Pretty tough standard to uphold.
Moira March 8, 2014 at 09:31 am
Let's be real. This is Hill Wallack doing a favor for Chris Christie.
Dan Grant March 8, 2014 at 08:36 pm
You rewrite history Paul. There is still more to be discovered and it is about money.
Archbishop John Myers/file photo
donacey sam April 1, 2014 at 12:01 am
The Scriptures show how true followers of Christ are supposed to conduct themselves and as leadersRead More of the Congregation, they will be judged just as the Scribes and Pharisees were in Jesus day who mislead many.....Again, the point I was making is we should all look into God's Word for the truth and accept it's teaching..not just take the preacher's word at face value without confirming what the Bible says. Ephesians 5:10,11 states "Keep on making sure of what is acceptable to the Lord and stop sharing in the unfruitful works that belong to the darkness, rather, expose them for what they are"....
uncle albert April 1, 2014 at 02:37 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Atlanta apologized Monday for building a $2.2Read More million mansion for himself, a decision criticized by local Catholics who cited the example of austerity set by the new pope. Archbishop Wilton Gregory recently moved into a nearly 6,400-square-foot (595-square-meter) residence. Its construction was made possible by a large donation from the estate of Joseph Mitchell, nephew of Margaret Mitchell, author of "Gone With The Wind," the Civil War epic that made his family wealthy. When Mitchell died in 2011, he left an estate worth more than $15 million to the archdiocese on the condition it be used for "general religious and charitable purposes." Gregory said that he has received criticism over the spending in letters, emails and telephone messages. "I am disappointed that, while my advisors (sic) and I were able to justify this project fiscally, logistically and practically, I personally failed to project the cost in terms of my own integrity and pastoral credibility with the people of God of north and central Georgia," Gregory said in a column posted on the website of the archdiocesan newspaper, The Georgia Bulletin. "I failed to consider the impact on the families throughout the Archdiocese who, though struggling to pay their mortgages, utilities, tuition and other bills, faithfully respond year after year to my pleas to assist with funding our ministries and services," he added. The Catholic leader said he will discuss the situation with several diocesan councils, including a special meeting of its finance council. If church representatives want the bishop to sell the home, Gregory said he will do so and move elsewhere. The purchase of the sprawling home was part of a real estate deal made possible by money from Joseph Mitchell's estate. In his will, Mitchell requested that primary consideration be given to the Cathedral of Christ The King, where he worshipped. The cathedral received $7.5 million for its capital fund and spent roughly $1.9 million to buy the archbishop's old home, according to tax records. Cathedral officials are planning to spend an additional $292,000 to expand Gregory's old home so its priests can live there, freeing up space on the cathedral's cramped campus. After selling his home, Gregory needed a new residence. The archbishop said that he made a mistake while designing a home with large meeting spaces and rooms for receptions and gatherings. "What we didn't stop to consider, and that oversight rests with me and me alone, was that the world and the Church have changed," Gregory said. He demolished the one-story home on Mitchell's property, which was donated to the church, and replaced it with a Tudor-style mansion. In January, a group of local Catholics met with the archbishop and asked that he sell the large home and return to his old residence. They cited the example of Pope Francis, who turned down living quarters in a Vatican palace and drives a simple car. "The example of the Holy Father, and the way people of every sector of our society have responded to his message of gentle joy and compassion without pretense, has set the bar for every Catholic and even for many who don't share our communion," Gregory said. ___ Gregory's column in The Georgia Bulletin: http://www.georgiabulletin.org/commentary/2014/03/the-archbishop-responds/
jojo April 1, 2014 at 11:01 pm
Mistake? Oversight? just a little
Susan Tokash February 22, 2014 at 12:58 pm
when your spending your hard earned dollars the least they can do it let you park for free. NoRead More where in Las Vegas do you pay to park!
Social issues in Morristown Blog March 2, 2014 at 10:23 am
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Social issues in Morristown Blog March 2, 2014 at 10:23 am
http://socialissuesinmotown.blogspot.com/ please visit our blog on illegal immigration!
suz February 20, 2014 at 06:39 pm
Constitutional rights???? That went out the door when the towers fell!!!!!!
Judy Riggenbach February 23, 2014 at 08:13 am
I support the intent of the technology. What I cannot support wit the use of it is the informationRead More that will become available to the possibly unscrupulous people in charge. It will become like " Big Brother" . Our Government has broken the laws set in the Constitution flagrantly and constantly for many years. If we do nothing to stop them they will continue to do so.
Social issues in Morristown Blog March 2, 2014 at 10:23 am
http://socialissuesinmotown.blogspot.com/ please visit our blog on illegal immigration!
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Deleted because of harassment February 11, 2014 at 01:44 pm
Try being over 50 and looking for work. No one will even hire you for minimum wage jobs because theyRead More think you will leave - not even try you out. My kid is working with no previous skills, and I've sent resumes walked the streets with resumes networked and begged...lazy? That's what idiots who have not been downsized by companies sending jobs to China and India use as a means of inflicting blame on those of us who used to have jobs. And, FWIW, there hasn't been 99 weeks of unemployment in three years.
jojo February 11, 2014 at 09:57 pm
Or try being 62, at a job for 28 years and one day they say we are closing down in a month, noRead More updated technology, and then try applying for a job online. CVS app is like applying for FBI, and you never hear back. I am going for updated tech program, but at this age, don't really know why, full time jobs are not offered and part time jobs are seemingly filled by the younger generation, which is fine, they do need something. When I was able to get unemployment, it was at least enough to get by (no insurance at all), part time is not, which is absurd. I am trying to hold out til 63 to apply for SS and thank God I do not have children to provide for. It is extremely discouraging no matter who is doing what politically. I hope that those who are being so cavalier about this may one day find themselves on this side of the fence; I would be interested in their comments at that time.
Frazure February 12, 2014 at 07:46 am
This president has done nothing positive for this country and the people of this country. He willRead More continue to push his ignorant socialist agenda pushing this once great nation to third world status - Thanks Oblahma - your level of incompetence present you difficulty in managing a lemonade stand.
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