Keeping my guns to protect home, family
For every firearm we buy we have to fill out a federal form.
The feds, state and local police can access records on every sale with serial number, model and make to trace the owner.
Military firearms can fire fully auto, semi or single shot. Hunting firearms are only semi-automatic for running deer, bear or rabbits, and you still miss with them.
The ATF knows this so there’s no excuse for any control.
If the FBI, CIA, and ATF would do their job, we wouldn’t have these mass shootings. The police are after the fact, but yet the government ties their hands.
But it’s OK to let criminals out on the street to create more crimes.
We will not give up our guns for anyone. They are making us the criminals by depriving our right to defend our families and our home.
I’ve owned a firearm since I was 14, now I’m 80 and never had any problems. I was a firearms instructor for the state of New York and Schenectady County and a firearms dealer.
These politicians have no clue in what they’re doing. Gun control is not the answer. They’re killing our hunting and our competitive sport.
I paid for and got my firearms properly and no one is going to take them from me. We will fight for our rights.
In the event of a major disaster, how would you defend your family against looters?
Claude Rizzicone, Jr.
Court packing is unconstitutional
On April 10, The Daily Gazette printed an Associated Press article (“Changes to Supreme Court studied”) that stated … it’s crucial that we consider every option for wresting back POLITICAL control of the Supreme Court” said Nan Aron, president of the Alliance for Justice, a liberal judicial advocacy group.
“President Biden’s commission demonstrates a strong commitment to studying this situation and taking action.”
What about separation of powers of the three branches of government that is outlined in the Constitution?
A particular party controlling the Senate or the House of Representatives is a result of a valid election. The Supreme Court is above political partisanship.
Joseph Biden’s commission to study “Court Packing for wresting back POLITICAL control” may be unconstitutional. He took an oath to uphold the Constitution when he was inaugurated. So, what am I missing here?
Five Corners is no place for new Aldi’s
I oppose building an Aldi’s market at the Five Corners in Rotterdam.
The Five Corners is one of the worst intersections in the county. Adding a grocery store there would only worsen the traffic mess.
Any time I drive through the Five Corners, I dread all the congestion and confusion I encounter there. What this intersection needs is a traffic circle, not a large, new business.
Certainly a grocery store is needed in the western part of the town of Rotterdam, but the Five Corners isn’t even in that area.
A better idea lies down the hill in that underserved (by grocery stores) area of Rotterdam where there is plenty of space, at ViaPort, for a big grocery store.
In the largely empty mall, there is ample parking, little traffic and no congestion. ViaPort offers convenient access to the western part of Rotterdam.
It would be a great solution and far better than worsening the mess at the Five Corners.
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