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Pool safety should be responsibility of parents, not gov’t Rotterdam town Supervisor Harry Buffardi is quoted as saying he’d “be hard pressed to answer” a question regarding non-enforcement of state regulations of inflatable swimming pools [Aug. 15 Gazette]. Let me suggest a few points. The purchase of a $249 swimming pool should not be saddled with $850 worth of home improvements. The advantage of affordable backyard swimming pools is that it provides children with an ...

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August 21, 2013
7:18 a.m.

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Mr. McMillen. Prepare for the onslaught of "statists" that are appalled at your concepts of individual liberty and decision making. To them, the government is ALWAYS the solution. Tick tock.

August 21, 2013
7:26 a.m.

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Bob Glynn-Why are you surprised? The same thing happened in Iran when Obama failed to support the green revolution against the corrupt mullahs. Egyptian Coptic churches are being burnt by Brotherhood terrorists and we say nothing. In Syria, Obama refuses to support anti-Iranian forces. Maybe if there was oil? Right that criticism is for Republicans only.

August 21, 2013
11:10 p.m.

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Bill, you have just hit the tip of the iceberg. The cost of government over regulation is the ruination of this country. Average Americans cannot afford the invisible tax and the direct outlays imposed by these burdensome regulations. That is one reason why the wealthy are doing better while the middle and lower income people are losing ground.

August 22, 2013
7:29 a.m.

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gina99 hit a new level of foolish things she has said. She states that Coptic Christian Churches are being burned and I will add that Christians are not only being murdered but in one proven case Crucified because of Obama, yet she in the same statement says it's republicans fault. Really?