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We Should Be Thankful

January 11, 2013

To the Readers’ Forum: Responding to the article of the town of Poland meeting where a man complained about horses and buggies, we should be thankful to have peaceful, law abiding, church going,......

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formerlyphil

Jan-11-13 1:34 AM

don't the amish have a lot of "higher power" influence in all aspects of their daily lives, including their education?

don't the amish have a lot of guns?

don't the amish have a lot of school shootings?

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Jazzie

Jan-11-13 5:45 AM

Hey Phil...are you going to see your shadow on Feb 2 or no? Lol!!

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Renaldo

Jan-11-13 5:49 AM

I agree with the letter, I like the recent Amish influx. Love the work ethic, craftmanship, and products they bring. I also oddly like the smell of horse manure, not so much on cow manure. Only downside of the Amish is the buggy traffic, especially at night... always have to be on guard driving backroads.

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jmstnresident

Jan-11-13 8:02 AM

The Amish that have just moved to the Town of Poland are much better lit (front and back of buggy) than those who have been in the area for years. They are no different than being on the lookout for a slow moving tractor or even a child on a bike.

As far as the manure goes, if there is so much you can't open your windows or be in the yard, it sounds like there is some serious exageration going on there.

I would rather avoid an occasional "pile" than to try to avoid mess made by manure spreaders that you can't avoid (Dry Brook Road and Route 394).

Be thankful we have new neighbors who are law abiding citizens and expect nothing from us other than to be good neighbors back to them.

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mrinbetween

Jan-11-13 9:11 AM

If you like the smell of horse manure then you must be a horse. That's like saying you like the smell of ***** if you're not a horse.

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formerlyphil

Jan-11-13 12:16 PM

hey jazzie how's life under the bridge? does everybody answer your simple riddles correctly or do you sometimes stump people? i thought you had a skirmish to fight with rocks & bottles & baseball bats. senator mccarthy needs you. go to her!

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formerlyphil

Jan-11-13 12:18 PM

also, for the record. i like the amish. i like what they stand for. i like their work ethic. i like how their kids are taught to use firearms as implements from a very young age. i like how religion is a big part of their life. i like how they've shunned things like television, thusly non inundated with violence. i like how they have almost zero gun violence, even though they have the same access to guns.

also, horseshat doesn't smell that bad. lol sorry but just my opinion.

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Chuck2

Jan-11-13 2:32 PM

Appreciate the Amish and their ways. Perhaps they will be the only survivors if we ever get a total shutdown of our cyber ways. Better stay friends with them as they just simply know how to survive well.

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SCALLYWAG

Jan-11-13 8:19 PM

Jazzie you are silly.

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formerlyphil

Jan-12-13 5:57 PM

you're at the top of the pyramid!

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