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Colonie shouldn’t sell its reservoir timber until it has a solid plan The Gazette recently reported that the town of Colonie may sell timber on its Stony Creek Reservoir property (“Colonie again considering logging land at reservoir,” May 10). This story caught my eye since I am a retired forester and a member of the New York Forest Owners Association. Timber is a renewable resource, and most forest land can grow high value timber if ...

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May 16, 2012
7:39 p.m.

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Sandra Natale,

We currently have the People's Republic of China, and Korea. We used to have People's Republics of Poland, Hungary, Albania and many more. They were, and in the case of China and North Korea, still are, Marxist/Leninist/Communist governments. The beauty of the US system is that we are not supposed to be subjects of our government but rather our government is supposed to be our servant. Your collective viewpoint is not consistent with the founding principle of the United States of America.

May 16, 2012
8:32 p.m.

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C'mon Albright, look at all the great things big government has given us, like social security...... oh wait social security is broke...... how about medicare.... oops medicare's broke too...... The Post Office... umm broke as well..... I guess there's always the great big state of California with it's great big government, how're they doin?

Seriously, I'll continue my anti government rhetoric as long as the GSA is partying all over the world on my dime, as long as Tonko wastes money on uneeded and unwanted bridges to nowhere in Amsterdam, as long as the Joe Brunos and Pedro Espadas (and all the others who haven't been caught yet)misuse their positions in big government to enrich themselves, and as long as my hard earned money is taken against my will and given to those who choose not to pull their own weight.