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Reaume castigates a Plymouth Township resident.
JuliaHutch April 17, 2014 at 07:07 am
I nominate Bentley to have his picture put on one of those posters in the town hall.
Paul Schulz April 17, 2014 at 08:15 am
Great writing Bryan! Township residents are becoming more aware of the reckless spending beingRead More supported by the voting majority of the Board of Trustees. Those Board members are Trustee Kay "What Day Is It" Arnold, Supervisor Richard ""I Steal Election Signs" Reaume, Nancy "The inexperienced Clerk" Conzelman and Treasurer "Teflon Ron" Edwards. These elected officials are becoming a financial liability to the prosperity of the township. The solution could be a recall effort of them all. I believe it is time to bulk mail out a newsletter throughout the community to inform taxpayers of what is going on. These elected officials have lost touch with reality, spending tax dollars on frivolous projects, that will become a further burden upon the taxpayers in the years to come. These individuals are supporting projects, and pulling costs out of thin air. Thats incompetent! What is more disturbing is Supervisor Reaume being unwilling to discuss the legitimate concerns of other elected board members regarding this project openly before the public. This mirrors the same individuals trying to remove public comments from the board meetings in an attempt to silence any public input or criticism from there taxpayers. Plymouth Township cannot even afford a laddered fire truck, yet they can afford to build an un-needed new $500,000 Pavilion, and a ridiculous $500,000 amphitheater. The elected officials I mentioned here should no longer represent Plymouth Township.
DeAngela Harris says she's not sure how it will affect her son, who was hit by Steve Utash's truck two weeks ago, will respond when he learns an angry mob responded by severely beating Utash. (Screenshot: WXYZ video)
gregg phillips April 17, 2014 at 06:58 am
let me help here; the words this parent needs to say is that a man came to help you and was beatenRead More by a bunch of thugs with no moral compassion, ethical belief system or legal mind set. our culture needs to change and we need to stop the idiots of Detroit for their bad behavior
MoJo April 17, 2014 at 08:02 am
I agree, Gregg...but idiocy isn't confined to Detroit. There are idiots like this all over theRead More world, of every color. They look for an excuse to incite violence, and any excuse will do. When your upbringing is morally bankrupt and the only way you've ever seen problems addressed and power expressed is through violence, that's what you do. And the mother of this boy doesn't seem to grasp that a ten-year-old is old enough to learn the consequences of his actions. At this point, he should have already written a card to Mr. Utash's family apologizing for his actions (which, all by themselves, could have caused Mr. Utash injury), and his parents should have already thought of some way for him to try to make amends. That's called responsible parenting, but it seems to often be in short supply these days.
Julie Lattimore April 17, 2014 at 08:15 am
Those parents should NEVER have let their son venture out alone in that neighborhood filled withRead More gangsters, thugs and hoodlums, unless they want their son to turn into one, be victimized or dead. Frankly in that neighborhood, it is clearly child abuse to even let your child out of your sight for a minute. That mother should take her boy to the hospital and show him the damage he caused to Steve Utash, by carelessly walking in the street. Next, she should take him to the prison to observe all the violent thugs who tried to beat his hero to death, because he was white. After that, she should take him to meet the other true hero, the courageous, gun-toting nurse. These parents wanted their 10 year old to see the world on his own... show him the real world, the creed many of his fellow race live by. Then maybe, just maybe, he'll do good in the world instead of evil.
Aubrey Coy, 34, led police on a 6-mile chase, at times holding the 5-year-old she kidnapped during a supervised visit on her lap. (Booking photo)
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John J. Nazarian April 17, 2014 at 01:37 am
Maybe he wanted to get back to the stable to watch the other 'horse' in Los Angeles 'channel' AudryRead More Hepburn....who might that horse be? Kim Kardashian would be the beast of burden. Too bad she cannot channel some talent! John J. Nazarian, P.I. desperateexes.com
Rodger Higgins April 17, 2014 at 02:49 am
You can believe the Mayor of New York will use this footage to help his case to get rid of ALL horseRead More drawn carriages in New York he promised he would do.
MillicentBroderick April 17, 2014 at 08:00 am
Horses should not be nose to exhaust pipe on city streets. That is cruelty and the horse had hadRead More enough.
It could cost Americans 20 percent more to get their bacon fixes as a deadline virus sweeps through the nation's hog barns. (Patch file photo)
T. April 16, 2014 at 05:55 pm
Glad I am a vegetarian. The crap they inject the animals with, hormones, antibiotics, vaccinations,Read More and the the crap these animals are eating have all have all been treated with toxic pesticides, and other chemicals. You are what you eat.
Bob B April 17, 2014 at 12:24 am
There is always a reason for a price-increase - I can't remember ever reading about a reason for aRead More price-decrease. It's possible no one else has noticed this. Isn't capitalism wonderful?
mark April 17, 2014 at 07:39 am
The disease came from China! Aids came from Africa, other diseases come from Mexico but yet we letRead More people flood to this country and they bring those diseases with them!
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mimi April 16, 2014 at 03:57 pm
This little boy is very clever to have figured out how to crawl inside the machine. He deservesRead More more attentive parents. I hope they are court ordered to parenting classes. For what it's worth, approximately 30 years ago, I saw a toddler swathed in diapers wander out the front door of his home. The door was wide open. He started walking down the street. I parked my car and gently held him in my arms, looking for a family member to appear. No such luck. The toddler was nonverbal and unafraid. So we walked to the police station across the street. The cops on duty immediately recognized him & thought it was funny. The toddler was a known wanderer and the cops assured me he had a loving family. REALLY? They took him back home and did not write an incident report. It disturbed me then and now that the parents and police were so nonchalant. Child neglect is amusing to some people. I am not one of them.
D Penta April 16, 2014 at 05:12 pm
Natick news - Nebraska news -- well at least they both start with the letter N. I said this before IRead More think everyone should not open any article on their local Patch unless they see the name of their community in it. They are trying to trick up with news. We see a headline and think - in my case - Natick - and it is not. NO NAME - NO CLICK! I think if the click rate goes down for Patch, it will hurt them advertising wise and then maybe they will listen to us that we want LOCAL NEWS! Who wants to join me in my NO NAME No CLICK campaign?
noah arribas April 17, 2014 at 01:35 am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVWyT5RWHtA How its done
Bomb squad on scene. Photo Credit: WHDH, 7-News
Daniella Ruiz April 16, 2014 at 01:25 pm
strange how we respond just as the terrorists desire us to. the media commemorates each incident asRead More if it were a new profit center to mine for every last click. whole populations now sit in fear of another 'something' about to happen, never again, fully safe like we were in the good old days of the cold war? once these bstrds hit us deep inside our own turf we have not become stronger, but rather 'hardened', emboldened in our delusions of ultimate superiority, no longer safe on our 'island of north america'. each of these events changes us all even imperceptably, forcing us to accept their motives, their ideals, their imam imposed concept of living. we act in unison, determined to show them we are not affected, yet that very demonstration reveals our inner need to respond, to re-affirm our own injury, each of those crowd-felt sympathies we all cling to, even if for the brief moment of our 'crowd'. be strong, and further, be alert, be conspicuous in manner in which you care for each other. shy not away from those who seek your death, but do not embrace them, as they fein no challenge to seek close to your demise.
david mokal April 16, 2014 at 03:19 pm
It was on Twitter step by step what was happening with photos. There will be more nutbags pullingRead More crap you'll see. I give that police officer credit for stopping him he had his life in his hands. It could have been the real deal. We haven't seen the last of the sicko's yet.
Agranon April 16, 2014 at 04:36 pm
The police in Boston are terribly stupid. They are dumber than most cops and that would make themRead More total morons. And for all you idiots that are going to respond about how much you respect cops because 'not all are bad' or how their job is so hard, really, really? Please think about what you're saying.
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Bob Doroshewitz April 16, 2014 at 07:11 am
A few years ago, I volunteered to wear the bunny suit at our neighborhood party. There were aboutRead More 15-20 kids there. My two kids, who were 6 and 7, had no idea it was me but they followed me around the entire party, hugging me and talking to me. I learned that day how sweet my kids are.
Dale Behler April 16, 2014 at 09:48 am
I have no doubt that the IRS targeted those conservative groups. You would have to have your headRead More buried ten feet under the sand to think otherwise. The lady in charge of that section of the IRS keeps taking the Fifth to avoid incriminating herself, which should give the clueless liberal "leadership" in Washington and in their leftist liberal media a hint there was something fishy. The Democrats are so insulated from any real investigative challenge within the government or by our useless mainstream media that they feel they can get away with anything, and they do. I no longer recognize this country because of the total lack of accountability of our President, Attorney General and the rest of their henchmen in Congress. Our system of Checks and Balances has also been abandoned.
Boiling April 16, 2014 at 11:17 am
Mr. Bentley: The organization, “True the Vote” is, in my humble opinion, a poor exampleRead More for the point you are trying make here. The IRS describes 501(c)3 nonprofits as charitable organizations, with no mention of the political activities that True the Vote has taken. It is known that they are in lockstep with the “King Street Patriots”, the “Americans for Prosperity”, and other “Tea Party” groups. The bottom line: During George W. Bush’s administration Republicans led a search by the DOJ for voter fraud and found remarkably little. But the myth remains. Your attempt to pigeonhole Democrats and Liberals is a joke. I was an Independent with a constrictive slant until the last Bush Presidency and then our own Tricky Dick Nerd Governor. Today I honestly can’t say that I am interested in anyway in the Republican Ideology. Surely you can make a better argument without regurgitating Tea Party/Fox News speaking points. Don’t forget George Bush’s “Mission Accomplished” speech; it seems to me that no President has ever kept all of his promises, has not gone back on his comments, or frankly misled us. This doesn't necessarily make this right, but don’t act like this is something new.
Dale Behler April 16, 2014 at 04:18 pm
@Boiling....If you think the Democratic 501(c)3 groups are not doing anything to "True theRead More Vote" you must have blinders on. But they are not targeted for IRS harassment. And when any proposal is made to weed out voter fraud by voters who vote twice, use someone else's name, are illegal immigrants or are not still alive, the Democrats shoot it down. Chicago, for example, which is Obama's home territory and a Democrat stronghold, had one district where there were more votes cast than registered voters. There have been many cases in the past of dead people voting often there as well. I see nothing reasonably wrong with requiring voter picture ID the same as we need one to prove identity for cashing a check or getting an X-ray at a clinic. I assume those receiving Medicaid or public assistance also need some solid ID to apply for or cash their checks. The claim of voter intimidation by asking for solid voter ID is ridiculous. Bush is long gone, so let's start talking about Obama for a change. Make the current president finally accountable for his failed policies and his (and AG Holder's) frequent disregard for the Constitution. I would feel the same way if it were the Republicans committing these dangerous acts, and then stonewalling against full disclosure of the facts to Congress.
In an interview with The Detroit News, the Rev. Jesse Jackson condemned the vicious April 2 mob attack on Steven Utash as "wrong." (Photo: Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
Ron April 16, 2014 at 08:46 pm
Dale, Dr. Martin Luther King is in his grave as a direct result of the racial strife we STILL liveRead More with today. I'm dumbfounded you'd invoke his name while railing against people who don't act as you expect them to. I also find your "reading between the lines" quite self serving as YOU seek to divide, not unite with your own words,, yet speak the desire to see people more united. Very odd indeed watching you walk on a razors edge,, putting words in JJ's mouth,,, implying without the facts to back it up,, attacking the left,, reverse engineering others comments to suit your personal views and agenda while patting yourself on the back as you seek to see an end to judgement of others while you stand in judgement of JJ,, Your words do not match up with your actions.
EG April 16, 2014 at 11:14 pm
Ron Get over the the Slavery days it was 150 years ago . If it's so bad why don't you and yourRead More homies move back to Africa. In how many hundred more years will you people stop blaming slavery on your failures. Get over that shit already .
gregg phillips April 17, 2014 at 05:59 am
jesse just likes himself. over the years all he and Sharpton have done is divide the races. he is aRead More hater, bitter jealous person that is proven. his son is in prison for crimes against the people. stealing others money, jesse has just gotten away with it. there needs to be a full lifetime financial audit on this guy. if you are smitten with jesse please get some help and do your homework.......the guy is a disgrace to America and good honest ethical moral principals of life
Midwest Hydroganics owner Joseph Vota said business has been booming since Patch revealed the DEA was staking out his store. Credit: Joseph Hosey
Rock Fan April 17, 2014 at 03:35 am
"Nine grams of cannabis were allegedly found in Kirking's Shorewood home after she was held atRead More gunpoint by flak-jacketed agents and police. That was the smallest amount allegedly found in the 11 cases, Pelkie said" Nine grams ? Nine grams ? Are you flipping kidding me ? All that police payroll for that ?.
David Madere April 17, 2014 at 06:02 am
MORE Gov't waste, we need to down size big Gov't and save money.
knee jerk April 17, 2014 at 08:24 am
So, Aileen, I guess we have Ronnie Regan to blame for the failed "war on drugs"? HeRead More decided to go after marijuana but ignore the aids epidemic? A true humanitarian and a right wing icon. And what is ironic is we are closer today to beating aids than drugs.
Monday night's snowfall pushed metro Detroit over the record, making the winter of 2013-2014 the snowiest on record. (Patch file photo)
McGurk April 16, 2014 at 06:05 pm
Dale: And I'm sorry that you needed a church to ordain your union. Does it bother you that millionsRead More of people in America use their currency without a thought of your god? Last I heard, allegedly winning a popularity contest does not make a book good or correct. I hope that one day you will discover reason; and end your faith in god someday.
Daffy Noodnicks April 16, 2014 at 06:45 pm
Dale: all your religious rambling aside, the science surrounding Clare change is pretty clear, noRead More matter how you choose to interpret the Bible. And your faith does not give you superpowers of understanding, you just think it does and use it to demean people who believe differently. Good for you.
Daffy Noodnicks April 16, 2014 at 09:42 pm
Also Dale, I wouldn't expect a judgemental ideological extremist to try and understand the naturalRead More world in an honest and reasonable way, or to refrain from making bizzare attacks on people who may see the world differently than you do. It's clear that you have no interest in being civil or reasonable. Your belligerence and rudeness toward people who believe differently really does nothing except push people away from your way of thinking. Please continue. You are a terrific lesson. Oh and keep incessantly reposting you blogs that have an enormous number of comments completely exposin you. In the unlikely event anyone follows them my point will only be proven more vividly. Otherwise, it provides me an opportunity to lol at your desperate cries for attention.
The city of Detroit has asked a federal bankruptcy judge not to appoint a federal mediator to help settle talks surrounding a regional water authority.
gregg phillips April 15, 2014 at 06:47 am
we are done with additional taxes. sorry but the city and its residents have stolen, lied, beat,Read More killed, cheated and so on; it is their responsibility to get their acts together....I feel sorry, but they did this to themselves....
Joseph Borrajo April 15, 2014 at 08:12 am
The lack of trust is tied to the lack of "Transparency". "Due Diligence" cannotRead More be properly applied without the entire knowledge of the subject matter being weighed. P3
Diana Jackson April 15, 2014 at 10:54 am
Why aren't the neighboring city's checking into the water dept in Wyandotte? This has been a petRead More peeve of mine for years???? Bet it is cheper/better and I KNOW that Wyandotte does a better job on everything than Detroit could possible ever do.
Stu Pidasso April 16, 2014 at 01:49 pm
Mike- there is no hate here. actually a pathetic situation when one feels he is "owed"Read More something rather than earning it by working for it. Why not move down to the inner city and live there for 6 months, then get back to us!! it should be a real eye opener for you!! I work 6-7 days a week to enjoy what I have, even though i have little time to do so, I'm not complaining, but it bothers me that i am penalized by the way of extra taxes, fee's , etc., to help those who have no intention of trying to help themselves.. I have TWO children, NOT 5, 6, or 7 simply because I cannot afford it, and would NOT EXPECT the government to take care of them for me!!!
John April 16, 2014 at 02:47 pm
Stu@ ask Mike( the Brown Nose) Brown what he thinks.All should be on the Gov't. A true Communist ifRead More ever.
Sent from my Lear Jet April 16, 2014 at 08:26 pm
Here's the story I posted this morning and was censored by PATCH Pistol Turned to ‘SubmachineRead More Gun’ By Clueless Media April 15, 2014 | Filed under Constitutional Issues,corruption,Culture,Culture Of Corruption,Democrats,Dumb Criminals,Gun control,Liberals,Media | Posted by Warner Todd Huston Once again we get proof of how mindless and clueless the media is, how they don’t fact check, but just mindlessly pass on each other’s bad work ad infinitum. This time it happened with a story about a criminal who used a .22 caliber pistol in a crime but one clueless reporter turned it into a “submachine gun” and hundreds of his mindless colleagues followed suit passing the lie on and on and on. Clueless reporter Darryl Holliday of DNAinfo Chicago, a website that caters to local news, reported on an incident that was perpetrated by a man from West Garfield Park who began wielding a .22 caliber pistol in a grocery store because he didn’t want to pay the 22 cents tax on a bottle of pop he was trying to buy. Holliday “reported” that the crook “pulled an Intratec submachine gun out of a Gucci satchel,” and in the next paragraph again claimed the piece was a “submachine gun” saying, “Officers arrived on the scene shortly after to find Shelton’s Gucci bag open on the counter as well as 15 bullets in the blue steel .22-caliber submachine gun–eight live rounds in one magazine, five in another and one in the chamber, according to court documents.” Of course, it is clear that reporter Holliday doesn’t have any idea what he’s rambling on about. The .22 caliber Intratec pistol is not a “submachine gun. It is a semi-automatic pistol like every other semi-auto pistol. A submachine gun is an automatic rifle that uses pistol cartridges instead of larger ones such as rifle or armor piercing cartridges. A one-hand-held version of this weapon is called a “machine pistol,” but it is also fully automatic. The Intratec pistol used in this crime is not a fully automatic weapon, however. It is semi-auto-meaning it fires only once when the trigger is pulled. It does not expel a stream of bullets like a fully automatic weapon does. Yet, as soon as this story went live on April 13, dozens of other so-called news outlets took up the claim that this dolt used a “submachine gun” in his crime. All one need do is put “Nahshon Shelton submachine gun” in any search engine and dozens of so-called news stories will be revealed saying that the criminal used a “submachine gun.” It all just shows that whenever you see a report on guns in the Old Media establishment, you should not trust it. They don’t even know the proper definitions of firearms terms and from there all their “facts” are suspect.