Comment history

Ohio bill would require drug testing for public aid

How well do you think those kids are eating currently if Mom's a crackhead only interested in drugs?

August 31, 2011 at 12:07 p.m. suggest removal

Mahoning County Treasurer quits after charge

Why do we have to wait for the Feds to do our job for us? Where is the grassroots movement to throw out EVERY incumbent the next time they're up for reelection? Political alignment doesn't matter, let's just get rid of them.

Anger without action is just bitterness.

May 17, 2011 at 2 p.m. suggest removal

Area ranked next to worst

What company is going to voluntarily move their high-paying jobs into a union stronghold?

May 10, 2011 at 6:55 a.m. suggest removal

South Side inspection notes public nuisances

Agreed. The city can't force everyone to care enough to keep their properties looking good. More jobs equals better quality homeowners that understand personal pride.

April 9, 2011 at 9 a.m. suggest removal

Gaming cafe to replace seniors complex

I've noticed that a number of these "Internet Sweepstakes Cafes" that keep popping up are conveniently located next to payday lenders. Our plazas are looking sadder by the day.

April 7, 2011 at 6:35 a.m. suggest removal

Gov. Kasich's proposed Ohio budget cuts

The realty of a budget shortfall is there is exactly two ways to fix it: cut spending (which riles up those most affected) or raise revenue (which riles up those whose taxes are increased). Democrat or Republican, those are the only solutions and someone will always get upset. What matters at the end of the day is whether or not conditions for the majority are improved.

March 16, 2011 at 6:13 p.m. suggest removal

Council considers placing traffic cameras in the city

There are plenty of intelligent people left in Youngstown that care about its future. They're just not speaking loud enough.

March 15, 2011 at 7:01 a.m. suggest removal

City officials plan to install traffic cameras to catch traffic law violators

If the council has identified areas of excessive speeding or red light violations, wouldn't it make more sense to deploy a live officer already on city payroll instead of spending money we don't have on a camera network?

March 14, 2011 at 8:01 p.m. suggest removal