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Ann July 06, 2014 at 09:12 PM
Can't wait! Food and atmosphere not the best at that place.
Nancy Ann July 09, 2014 at 09:02 AM
Was heartbroken when Blue Point closed, but thought that because a family member was reopening itRead Morewo uld thrive. Unfortunately it was not the same. Hoping the owners and staff will be okay.
RMK July 07, 2014 at 01:24 PM
Actually, Dinesh is an "illegal" in a sense: he was just charged with felony and willRead Morelike ly serve a reduced sentence of over a year. I personally love movies that make me proud of the US, but this is a guy who made an anti-President film last year trying to hoodwink Americans into believe the mistakes of the Bush regime are Obama's fault. This is a guy who likes to play pretend with facts and rearrange the truth into a mangled mess of hate against anyone who isn't a card-carrying tea partier. Rewriting history is just part of his resume. Using straw men for political smearing and making illegal contributions to rightwing candidates is his modus operandi. Aside from being a far, far FAR rightwing mouthpiece, D'Souza is doing his best to play into the bizarre nationalist need of the rightwing to pretend that America doesn't have a spotty history regarding its inhumanity towards man. Slavery? Oh, didn't exist - those folks SANG while working in the cotton fields. What more proof do you need that they were happy and cared for and didn't need wages or dignity?? The Native Americans were not oppressed when we landed on their shores and purposely gave them small pox to kill off their people. The fact that they fought back (after initially welcoming us with gifts and hospitality) probably goes down in Dinesh's little movie as savages attacking well-meaning English-speaking saints. To be a true American patriot, we can't sweep our egregious past under a rug and pretend it didn't happen. We can't howl like idiots and smite the messengers with "unAmerican" labels when the inconvenient truth is detailed in history books. Dinesh would do a greater service if, rather than posing as the rightwing's special little token 'legal' immigrant hater of Obama, all things liberal and denier of truth, he actually helped us move forward from our mistakes and actually learn from them.....like grown-ups.
RMK July 07, 2014 at 01:26 PM
Actually, Dinesh is an "illegal" in a sense: he was just charged with felony and willRead Morelike ly serve a reduced sentence of over a year. I personally love movies that make me proud of the US, but this is a guy who made an anti-U.S.President film in 2012 trying to hoodwink Americans into believing the mistakes of the Bush regime are Pres. Obama's fault. This is a guy who likes to play pretend with facts and rearrange the truth into a mangled mess of hate against anyone who isn't a card-carrying tea partier. Rewriting history is just part of his resume. Using straw men for political smearing and making illegal contributions to rightwing candidates is his modus operandi. Aside from being a far, far FAR rightwing mouthpiece, D'Souza is doing his best to play into the bizarre nationalist need of the rightwing to pretend that America doesn't have a spotty history regarding its inhumanity towards man. Slavery? Oh, didn't exist - those folks SANG while working in the cotton fields. What more proof do you need that they were happy and cared for and didn't need wages or dignity?? The Native Americans were not oppressed when we landed on their shores and purposely gave them small pox to kill off their people. The fact that they fought back (after initially welcoming us with gifts and hospitality) probably goes down in Dinesh's little movie as savages attacking well-meaning English-speaking saints. To be a true American patriot, we can't sweep our egregious past under a rug and pretend it didn't happen. We can't howl like idiots and smite the messengers with "unAmerican" labels when the inconvenient truth is detailed in history books. Dinesh would do a greater service if, rather than posing as the rightwing's special little token 'legal' immigrant hater of Obama, all things liberal and denier of truth, he actually helped us move forward from our mistakes and actually learn from them.....like grown-ups.
MAC July 07, 2014 at 03:07 PM
One character in the movie is Alexis de Tocqueville, who brilliantly assessed and describedRead MoreAmerican Exceptionalism. Here are a few of his best quotes:--------------------------------------------------------"America is great because she is good. If America ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.”-----------------------------------“The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money.”----------------------------------------------------------------------------------“Americans are so enamored of equality, they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.”
Paula July 07, 2014 at 12:21 PM
Some facts: - The amount of military vets now in the VA's system have gone up markedly sinceRead MorePresid ent Bush waged two wars now in their 10th year. No wonder that the VA has to incorporate "flexibility" in their system to accommodate Bush's infuriating and destructive folly. To blame DeLauro is nothing short of ridiculous. - The VA is underfunded because in February of this year the GOP-controlled Congress voted AGAINST increased funds to address the overflowing ranks of the VA patient list. The reason for their no vote? Because they said the cost of treating our vets properly wasn't 'offset' with revenue. This is ESPECIALLY disingenuous when you consider that the GOP in Congress just passed a bill allowing tax cuts to the wealthiest corporations without a single, minute, crumb of 'offset' to pay for it. - The truth here is that the GOP in Congress vote against spending only when the poor (SNAP food stamp programs), immigration or our military vets (VA and JOBS) needs are being considered. But they have NO PROBLEM WHATSOEVER funding the needs of their corporate donors and the very wealthy. There is no doubt that putting yet another Republican in Congress will only add to the obstruction and the consistent bowing at the feet of the wealthy and wealthiest corporations. I doubt if CT's 3rd district is going to make that mistake, because they know that Rosa DeLauro is not the problem we face in Congress. She's part of the minority party, which means that virtually every good intention she and her fellow Dems have regarding our vets and the country in general mean nothing unless they can get even a handful of Republicans to join them. So far, that's not happened and having the power of the purse and the Congress at their will, the lockstep of the Republican majority is why nothing of meaning or purpose has been passed by this Congress. No JOBS Act for Americans OR our military vets. No immigration reform. No minimum wage. No gun control. All things that the MAJORITY of Americans ALL want to see taking place. This is not a Congress of the People while Republicans control it. This is a Republican Congress serving the wealthy and Corporations.
Tom Holehan July 03, 2014 at 11:02 AM
I noticed it, too! And Siena, too?? What's going on with Stratford Center?
Mikey Philip July 03, 2014 at 03:05 PM
McCoys is next
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