Jul 30, 2014

'Excuse Me While I Hop on Over to Amazon...'

The best of today's comments from Patch account-holders in your town and neighboring communities.

'Excuse Me While I Hop on Over to Amazon...'

NEW CANAAN: "More regulatory overreach by the state. So now the state can force you to buy a product because they think it's good for you? Where exactly do they get this power? How, exactly, would this be enforced?" wrote this in response proposed legislation that would .

NORWALK: "If Norwalk only receives 7 percent help from the state while others receive 29% why are we showing Malloy the newly renovated Brookside? Silly Mayor, show him the real Norwalk." wrote this in response to Gov. to talk to teachers and administrators about his plans for state education reform.

RIDGEFIELD: "Hilarious, Heather. Excuse me while I hop on over to Amazon..." wrote this in response to an opinion piece by Heather Borden Herve about the

TRUMBULL: "cause these suburban Republican women sure ain't gettin' it at home." wrote this in response to the same piece about

WESTPORT: "The problem is not the teachers. It is the administrators and B of E members that have never taught or have been in a classroom making decisions for the classroom. The lion's share of the blame is the parents. Parents that don't care that the kids are out late, that don't check if they have homework. Parents that don't care if their kids have a proper morning meal, good lunch or a good dinner. Parents that don't supply their kids with pencils and paper for school. The percentage of those parents equal the percentage of low tests scores in our district. Free breakfast, free lunch and free bus tokens, no way! Hold the parents responsible, fine them, bill them, but do something!! Stop being afraid to say it like it is." wrote this in response to a public discussion held at Westport Town Hall last Wednesday about

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