Skip to comments.Newtown, Conn. residents reject budget with extra school security
Posted on 04/26/2013 5:43:50 AM PDT by School of Rational Thought
Residents have rejected a budget that included money for extra school security in the wake of the December school shootings, with town leaders suggesting the spending and required tax increases were a hard sell.
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A tax levy didn’t just happen. It had been on the schedule for a while.
What’s that quote attributed to George Santayana?
I guess it appears that they think they can force complete confiscation and outlaw of all guns and that this would keep their children safe. No need to spend their money; let the government gun-grab. A plus for them.
I guess pressure cookers, and then stainless steel Thermos bottles, Propane and MAPGAS cylinders et al will be next on their list. Maybe think about some nut getting hold of a school bus and rampaging it through a school yard. A dumptruck? A semi? Gasoline and matches?
Yes, it’s much easier to react and ask Obama to do it - he got’s a stash.
So the entire voting population are a bunch of “potential future child killers”?
“So the entire voting population are a bunch of potential future child killers?”
In the lib mind?.............Probably.
It seems that the Libtards have their priorities straight. Bet they have plenty of money for bike lanes, though.
>Even the Newtown people are weighing risk vs cost.<
Too cheap to pay for their own children’s safety, yet oh, so willing to deprive the law abiding of their constitutional rights.
How about train and arm the existing teachers/staff?
Gun Control Nazi extremism won’t secure schools
I am sure Newtown could have canned a vice principal or two to pay for extra security. Public schools everywhere have too many management and non-teaching personnel....they could have canned a few non-teachers
Extra security makes it sound like they already have security.
Sorry, but my right to bear arms is an inalienable right, it doesn't come from the Constitution or any other politician. The 2nd Amendments is a prohibition on government....not me
We pro-freedom crowd needs to stop referring to their "Constitutional" right, when they are really innate. If the Constitution gives it, the amending of the Constitution can take away.
Newtown citizens should ELECT the state Senate and House for the People of Connecticut!
Instead, it’s preferable to travel around on Air Force One, milk the nation’s sympathy, lobby Senators and push for gun control.
But a good solution to the security problem in their schools... nahhhhh.
I don’t think Freepers should jump on the residents of Newtown, who have suffered enough.
Lanza could have lived anywhere. There is no reason to believe that children in Newtown are more at risk now than children in other towns. I don’t think we need to spend a lot more on school security nationwide.
Yes, the people of Newtown have suffered enough, but are still unwilling to protect their own kids. Enough said.
The kids never stood a chance...too many idiot parents in this country...
“...If the Constitution gives it, the amending of the Constitution can take away. ...”
An important distinction, to be sure.
Every human being has a basic Human Right to defend the life that God gave them, with the most expedient means available.
A show was on a few nights back about the wheel-lock pistol and how quickly it changed the face of political power in Europe.
The Church tried to outlaw it (except for themselves, of course); European monarchies tried to outlaw it (except for themselves, of course). All pooled resources of power and tried to maintain a monopoly of force, and couldn’t.
Once out, the technology and knowledge of how to make gunpowder spread faster than they could control.
It was the ULTIMATE “democratizing” device.
If gave the ordinary “peasant serf” the ability to back up the single most-hated word that a would-be statist can hear.
That word is “No”.
Those “born booted and ready to ride” as the quote goes still hate the fact that we the people can tell them “No”... we’re witnessing their rage right now.