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Brian White April 20, 2014 at 12:39 am
Another lazy Left Wing Obama supporter looking for more handouts.
Snow April 20, 2014 at 12:53 am
I get that it doesn't make any sense, first amendment rights and all- but why does this only getRead More addressed by a lawsuit? No other way to get them to wake up?
Ish Kabiblell April 19, 2014 at 11:44 pm
I tried to get 6UL DV8 on a plate years ago and was denied. That's sexual deviate for those whoRead More can't figure it out. I eventually got X08Z80X.which means nothing. But being it reads the same up or down I bolted it to the car upside down so the lettering for New Jersey and Garden State are upside down also. Just my way of f*cking with authority. I feel I got one over the state.
Hugh April 20, 2014 at 12:06 am
What a bore these people have become.
Project Bluebeam April 20, 2014 at 12:38 am
Is MPEACHO taken?
Christie appointed Seton Hall law school dean Patrick Hobbs to serve as an ombudsman in the governor's office Thursday/Composite image
FIMF the ll April 19, 2014 at 01:38 pm
If you need any help in changing font size or enlarging and/or decreasing screen display, let meRead More know.
Spooner April 19, 2014 at 02:45 pm
@patricianr2- don't feel bad, I've been dealing with this clown for awhile. Shoots his mouth offRead More without knowing facts...or as they say: "puts his foot in his mouth"
FIMF the ll April 19, 2014 at 03:42 pm
Well, it appears the stalker trail is rearing her ugly head again. Spooner, the washed up AsburyRead More Park Press blogger that is working her way off of Patch too. I have to admit tough, the redstockings is a nice touch with her hoof lodged firmly in her mouth.
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Bella Pelosi April 13, 2014 at 09:20 pm
Maybe this is why the county party bosses passed on the Mayor for Freeholder. He is no leader
John J April 14, 2014 at 12:28 pm
I am currently a smoker. It is a disgusting habit. Smoking is nothing more then a negative for all.Read More I am 100% for having a smoking ban especially where our children Play. This is not about offending smokers, it is about doing what is best for all, including the smokers.
John J April 14, 2014 at 12:31 pm
I appreciate the Poll idea as well, but perhaps we could do a realistic Poll, where someone can'tRead More vote in one direction or another several time. I was told you can vote more then once any which way. Sure enough I tried it & it is true. This is not an accurate way to account for a Poll.
Hookerman April 13, 2014 at 09:25 am
The 'responsible studies' show that people who use harder drugs, like heroin and crack, started outRead More using marijuana, thus it gets labeled a 'gateway drug'. Using that logic, if heroin and cracks users started out drinking beer, the we can also conclude that beer is a gateway drug, and should be outlawed the way marijuana is. As far as the driving argument; a total strawman since no one is arguing that dui laws should be repealed.
Scott Neuman April 13, 2014 at 09:42 am
Want a true voice in Congress? Http://www.ScottNeuman.com 4th CD NJ 2014
Mel Sharples April 14, 2014 at 08:03 am
How about milk? Baby formula? Gateways for tequila!
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Pete April 10, 2014 at 02:59 pm
@Townie: You are absolutely correct, solar panels are a very rapidly growing technology and theRead More management of Moorestown does not have competence in this technical arena. They really have to hire a consultant up front to oversee this kind of project – finding a capable one would be the first, and very difficult, step.
Dudley Foramen April 10, 2014 at 07:17 pm
I'll just bet one of the pols on town council has a brother-in-law who is an expert in solar panels.
Our Town April 11, 2014 at 10:30 am
@Dudley, I was thinking the same thing. I would expect one of the plethora of town hall consultingRead More firms would jump at the chance. Moorestown Boondoggle part 2 or is it part 10?
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R. Ponselle April 10, 2014 at 10:26 am
I love that no one exhibits any shame over the fact that there's no room in the new Twp. buildingRead More for court personnel. One more thumbing of the nose at the folks footing the bill for these goings-on. I read all of the other comments and thought "We should join forces. These people are out-of-hand and continuing to act inappropriately. Anyone want to take the lead and make some noise at some council meetings?
Bella Pelosi April 10, 2014 at 03:21 pm
does anyone really care if we have a court in the township as opposed to doing the smart thing andRead More sharing services with other towns? If someone wants a court, they should raise the money to pay for it themself
Just pay a little more April 14, 2014 at 05:57 pm
Can anyone explain where the "new" police headquarters are? Or are we spending $60k onRead More some upgrades to our rental property along with a 25% of the construction cost design fee? I still haven't heard a single politician propose a long term plan for police or the courts. Renting is fine if someone actually spent five minutes to review to pros and cons of various options versus worrying about smoking in a park. Liquor money is going fast thanks to bad financial planning and the "no net tax increase" lip service.
FIMF the ll April 8, 2014 at 04:15 pm
Mac, I called Samson's office to find out for you and he was too tired to take my call...
Mac April 8, 2014 at 04:26 pm
well then I'm just going to have to go rabbit hunting in Crawford Corners and corner the honcho thatRead More gave Christie his real start for the nitty-gritty values
Phil Brooks April 8, 2014 at 08:01 pm
Makemyday, Assuming you're responding to a specific person, it would be nice if you addressed thatRead More person so he knew the post was directed at him. In any case, given the way you phrased your post, I'd guess it was directed my way. // So, I'll respond to you thusly: The deflection argument doesn't work. You know, the one where you didn't receive the proper results from Benghazi, Fast and Furious, etc., therefore Christie is not deserving of the tough questions because Obama, Holder and Clinton apparently got a pass. // My comment was merely a question I'd ask Christie and has nothing to do with anything or anyone who came before him. Hell, the question I'd ask Obama is, "What makes you think you're qualified to be President?" I mean, come on, community activist, two years as a senator, likely never got properly vetted because he was the first somewhat viable black candidate, and maybe a bunch of other things. // But, I've got to tell you that I'm sick and tired of people taking sides and the whole deflection argument. The idea of defending someone who has no idea who you are and who has done nothing for anyone who hasn't contributed to his campaigns and his party (which makes him like ever other politician out there) is something I cannot understand. Maybe you can enlighten me.
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Bill April 10, 2014 at 01:19 pm
@ Life Time Resident. N.J.S.A. 33:1-76 states in part that “no license shall be issued forRead More the sale of alcoholic beverages within two hundred feet of any church or public schoolhouse or private schoolhouse for pecuniary profit.” However, the statute goes on to say that in the case of hotels, clubs, wholesalers, manufacturers and fraternal organizations which were already established prior to the time in which the school or church was built, the sale of alcohol may continue to take place on the premises. If the school or church was constructed and became operational during a time in which the premises were already licensed to sell alcoholic beverages, the prohibition on sale will not apply. Further, the governing body of the church or school in question can waive the protections of this statute until the liquor license must be renewed." Courts have established that the distance is measured by the shortest route possible which a pedestrian would properly be able to walk door to door.
Townie April 10, 2014 at 10:25 pm
Tom...what money? Don't follow the "your losses" comment either? You start out by sayingRead More "nothing to see here" and later are worried about the money? Which is it? I think you need to focus your anger.
life time resident April 11, 2014 at 05:00 pm
Bill, thank you for posting the statute. I already knew that the 500' statement wasn't accurate andRead More I hope this helps folks understand exactly what the law is concerning where establishments can and can't be located. I think if I go back in my memory to the time before the vote, many people were of the opinion that they would welcome liquor in Moorestown because they were assured that it would be restricted to the mall. I assume that the yes vote was in part because of the positive tax implications and because PRIET claimed that it was the only way the mall would stay viable. I can’t help but wonder if the vote would still be the same given the post vote developments.
dennis giaimo April 6, 2014 at 08:32 am
I was in Kandahar as a civilian in 2012. I saw day to day what our troops do for us all in the causeRead More of Freedom. Arrived in January and it never rained after March. So hot, dusty was a constant. The troops go out on missions like we go to the Mall and thinking some of these kids may not come back. Both young men and women in MRAPs with 100 lbs of gear. We owe them much more that what we recognize them for. I could go on and on. I really feel every American kid like in Israel should serve at least 6 weeks in boot camp to understand and actually feel what it is like to be a solder.
steve fenichel April 6, 2014 at 11:10 pm
The old men lie and the young boys die: War, what is it good for? Absolutely nothing. War isRead More nothing but a heartbreaker, A friend only to the undertaker.
Whoisleadingus?? April 15, 2014 at 08:15 pm
As a 20 year veteran myself, nothing can explain that desire to go back with your brothers andRead More sisters in arms. Having served in Desert Shield, Iraqi Freedom, and Enduring Freedom, my heart hurts when I hear another one has made the ultimate sacrifice. God holds a special place in his kindom for those who give so much, but seek so little in return. May he rest in peace and God bless his family. Thank you for allowing him to serve.
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sanlazarro12173 April 7, 2014 at 06:41 am
With help from our employees they made it through the first week. So I'm sure we won't be fed theRead More smooth transition line.
Gov. Chris Chrisitie addresses local at the Herbertsville Fire Company headquarters in Brick Township, April 2, 2014. (Photo: Daniel Nee)
Heywood April 6, 2014 at 03:14 pm
Just tough it up and say your "Good-byes" to Junkie Joe or Jane and let them pass onRead More quietly.
Lucio Argento April 8, 2014 at 08:31 am
This is excellent proactive thinking on the part of whomever came up with the idea ( I'm sure itRead More wasn't Christi as he hates addicts and would exterminate them if he could)! It is true though that Narcan throws the addict into instant opiate withdrawal and they are going to be upset (not because there life was just saved) because coming down from a place where you feel safe (addicts turn to drugs because fear drives them) and will instantly be thrown into for lack of a better term "culture shock". Immediate withdrawal is incredibly painful and psychologically devastating. They will become violent, they will rummage the ambulance or hospital for something to stick in their vein and not necessarily because they don't want to stop us in but because addiction is a monster that takes over all rational thought and drives one to insane decisions. If they see a saline injection on a med cart you can bet they will steal it even knowing it won't get then high but to fulfill there ritual of abuse and injecting things into there bodies. I saw a lot when I was a kid, I'm in my 50's now and clean for over 20 years. I'll explain the allure of heroin as simple as possible for those that don't understand. Just please make an honest attempt at feeling the scenario I am about to describe. Imagine being swaddled in a soft blanket like an infant, in perfect grace and comfort dreaming of the most beautiful things your imagination can design. Your warm and filled with love and protection, your warm, the perfect temperature flows throughout your body and the music of the most spiritual nature lulls you in and out that beautiful dream your floating in. You feel what it must be like to love and be loved and then IN ONE INSTANTANEOUS MOMENT IT ALL GETS SUCKED OUT OF YOU and now your lonelier then you've ever felt, your I've cold with goose pimple skin, lights are cutting you like ginsu knives painfully cutting to the bone while voices frantically ask you questions about how you feel but you can't talk...if you open your mouth you'll vomit. You have an overwhelming fear of dread and isolation. You most likely evacuates your bowels and don't even care you just want a blanket and a shot of something to take all this overwhelming anxiety and shut it off. You went from heaven to hell in 3 seconds and within a few minutes if you have a experienced nurse, doctor, or emt they give you a safe shot of liquid valium put a catheter in your urethra and tell you to get some rest. That is what it is like to go from a non fatal overdose to a shot of narcan! If they don't instruct the people (cops, emt workers ) to check vitals and make sure that the person can't be stabilized before administering narcan then yes you will have violent episodes of panic and a addict patient just wanting to get out of the ambulance or wherever they are as fast as possible. I REPEAT MY INITIAL STATEMENT THAT IT IS A GREAT IDEA TO SUPPLY FIRST RESPONDERS WITH THIS MEDICATION BECAUSE IT WILL SAVE LIVES BUT DONT JUST PUT IT IN THE MEDICAL KIT AND THINK IT WORKS AS EASY AS GLUCOSE ON A DIABETIC. They need training on how and when to use it and how to defend themselves so a cop don't shoot an addict attacking him for waking him up from the safest, most comforting place he has ever been able to find. I doubt I got to many people to see the point of view from an addicts mind but in order to save them you need to understand them. I hope for the sake of all the children and older addicts they can make a narcan statewide program work but believe me it's not like giving someone an aspirin, glass of water and sayin see ya in the morning!
Mattie April 8, 2014 at 11:51 am
Thank you Lucio for taking the time and making the effort trying to help people really understand -Read More instead of merely judging. I doubt it will make any difference to the majority of these cruel and narrow minded individuals here who are condemning addicts and refusing to see them as sick human beings.... but your effort is appreciated just the same.
Homes wrecked by Superstorm Sandy tidal surge in Port Monmouth, NJ, photographed on Nov. 26, 2012.
Bonnie April 3, 2014 at 11:23 am
Another dishonest, sneaky move on the part of a corrupt few. Sandy relief funds (federal orRead More otherwise) should be exclusive to Sandy-related matters only. Wake up Trenton; see that this misuse of funds is expeditiously reversed.
Vanhiesen April 18, 2014 at 09:03 am
Keep sending money to Newark so it can expand. As long as one taxpayer still lives in New Jersey itsRead More ok to bleed him for the welfare crowd!
Richard April 18, 2014 at 09:33 am
Hey, you people talk about Newark receiving monies from Sandy relief, ridiculous, but what aboutRead More Belleville receiving $6-7 mil for a new community center out of Sandy relief monies, did you hear that one as well? My wife and I lost literally everything we owned in the storm....home...cars....contents...and we are still living in an apartment trying to re-build....BrickTown taking forever to review plans for permits to rebuild, they need a spark under their arises! Talk about log jambs, and we still paid FULL taxes even though we could not live at our home, and it took 14 months to get the home removed! Most have no clue to what is going on.
FIMF the ll April 4, 2014 at 09:08 am
Heywood April 4, 2014 at 09:12 am
Begone, troll.
FIMF the ll April 4, 2014 at 09:17 am
You begone Jablomey, the contractors just showed up to elevate your house- or, should I say formerRead More house.
Flooding in Brick Township, N.J. during Superstorm Sandy. (Photo: Daniel Nee)
Chuck Cumella April 1, 2014 at 06:31 pm
The maps have increased too much Appeal !! STOP FEMA NOW !! Www stop FEMA now ,com One footRead More below. BFE may cost you thousands annually on flood insurance
Ken April 1, 2014 at 08:17 pm
I guess I'm going to get into the business of driving piles, I own the equipment
FIMF the ll April 1, 2014 at 10:47 pm
Try prunes
Mr. History March 31, 2014 at 10:52 am
Answer to all Traffic to The Big Apple. Move many of the Corporations, and Business that are thereRead More to The NJ side of The River, Build what is needed here or use all the empty buildings that exists in all parts of NJ. With all the technology that exists today there is no reason not to. NJ. is missing out on what could be while NY has a Campaign to attract businesses with no taxes going on now, Make NJ a place that they would want to locate not driving them out. how many have left past 20 years, just look at all the empty acres where factory's once stood that moved out, To do this would Save Billions in Tolls, Commuting costs, create Millions of NJ jobs. One only has to look at Huston Texas where they are booming attracting business from may states including NJ I know of 3 right now that are in the works of just that move, with around 1500 jobs going with them some lost forever. Wake up NJ and ask your self why someone wants to go thru the BS every day and travel to NY City. When you can have less hours more money in your pockets. Start The movement to NJ. Final thought that would also end The Bull S%^& of The Port Authority tool hikes transit costs. NY State income tax paid , But but we all know that will never happen with politics as they are Sorry for the soap box speech. Almost forgot where and who are going to fill all that space at the New Freedom Towers. what and how many empty spaces will it create in The City. or will it remain empty as a Monument and Museum for 9-11
Teaneck_Guns March 31, 2014 at 12:33 pm
Oh I agree, there is just so much sexism, Sig - on the side of the Democrats, anyway. Exhibit No. 1Read More is Obama, who as senator hired a majority of men as his senior staffers, while McCain, by contrast, hired a majority of women as his senior staffers. http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2008/09/is-mccains-sena/
BellairBerdan March 31, 2014 at 12:55 pm
Teaneck_Guns are you saying one cannot be sexist if one hires women? Or if one is presented withRead More binders full of women? Or maybe because some of your best friends are women?
FIMF the ll April 1, 2014 at 08:44 am
One man's trash is another man's treasure.
Independent Geoff April 2, 2014 at 12:05 am
Christie is a great gov & if most of you would be honest about it you would admit it. VeryRead More tiring listening to the liberal gribble on this blog.
louisemyrealtor April 17, 2014 at 04:41 pm
Phillyboy.. Wow!
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Mr. Happy March 30, 2014 at 12:26 pm
George Costanza said "it's not a lie if you believe it." Perhaps the Guv actually doesRead More believe his own fantasies. The latest - Samson resigned effective immediately, but it' NOT related to Bridgetgate. How does he keep a straight face??
Mac March 30, 2014 at 12:44 pm
yes, I'm comfortable believing Christie could successfully pass a lie detector test - and yes, afterRead More a year of telling Christie he wanted out, Samson decides after lunch he has to be out before dinner - good thing Christie had his daily press conference quickly available to pass that phone chat along to us at - perhaps Fishman has some bite in that whip after all - ouch - maybe the Las Vegas one-armed bandits will be kinder this weekend
Timmytrin Carragann April 2, 2014 at 12:43 pm
Trunks and Tusks April 1, 2014 at 06:19 am
Heard mrs. Hines is running in November? Really?
Donna Morgan April 1, 2014 at 09:40 am
Yesterday was the filing deadline for Town Council, yes. Haven't heard who the official candidatesRead More are - will the Patch be doing some sort of article on the candidates who are running?
sanlazarro12173 April 1, 2014 at 04:41 pm
As long as the candidates work with and for the people they serve. Time to vote with our heads.
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Lydia Lane March 29, 2014 at 02:43 pm
I didn't bother watching the interview because I can't bare to look at the fat "F" andRead More hear one lie after another as well as watch his bad acting. Ms. Kelly has been thrown under the bus so that Christie can continue on with his Presidential aspirations. Let's not fool ourselves she is going to get something in return. We need to follow the money, she or someone close to her will be coming into money. Will she do jail time? If so is there a promise of a pardon. Or will she come into a lucrative job? If anyone believes control freak Christie did not give his approval for this act you are watching too much mainstream media. BTW at this point in time almost all politicians are working for themselves and the their monied peers. We are up the creek without a paddle unless we wake up and band together.
Redpony459 March 29, 2014 at 07:08 pm
MDL... Can't string a sentence together because of your teachers? Classic whiner, crybaby, pass theRead More buck, blame everyone else, but me. No wonder you LOVE Christie!!!
ARCH STANTON March 30, 2014 at 11:36 am
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Townie March 28, 2014 at 08:07 am
Cha Chi....besides saving money by not hiring for open positions, we also built a $15M town hallRead More without raising taxes. That's gotta be worth $15k.
Bella Pelosi March 28, 2014 at 09:02 am
Budgeting to have open positions is not worth a bonus. It is worth a penalty. We paid taxes forRead More services not received.
sanlazarro12173 March 28, 2014 at 09:10 am
Interesting. No taxes saved. Not in effect yet. Amazing. Please do not take this as a slightRead More against our great public employees but, we are keeping employees at current titles and salaries? Correct? No savings. If not the township should produce the approvals from the State civil service commission for new titles , and demotions, promotions, etc. A savings would be realized if the department was eliminated and proper procedures are followed allowing certain rights. The township would then be left with new laborer positions, lower wage positions, with new lower insurance costs. Did anyone see a decrease in their taxes over the past 5 years of the new town hall building? I know we didn't. One more question Townie, the supposed funding for the open positions, (some have been open for over 5 years) where did that funding go? if we funded those positions we should have a very cushy account somewhere earning interest. We obviously do not. The funds were used for other things???? We are now filling the "funded" positions. Where will we get the extra money from now? Bingo, eureka, you found the golden ticket-out of our pockets. Post the managers contract.
Mike Mazzucca March 26, 2014 at 08:37 pm
Mine was sarcasm although failed's may be closer to reality.
FIMF the ll March 26, 2014 at 10:13 pm
emptybeachchair March 28, 2014 at 09:33 pm
still no home still no word as to when it will be raised or knocked down still living out of boxesRead More - Jersey Strong? Weak as Water
Pad March 26, 2014 at 06:51 pm
These idiot politicians have too much time on their hands if this is all they are worried about.Read More Highest taxes in the nation, state is practically bankrupt, credit rating is in the toilet, bridgegate scandal etc. Wonder who the first politician arrested under this law will be?
Michele Guttenberger March 26, 2014 at 11:40 pm
It's great to see how a few brave senators are tackling the complex problems that New Jersey isRead More facing down under.
Paul March 27, 2014 at 11:40 am
Citizen of America did you err when you wrote that Mr. MaGroin should investigate deeper into theRead More issue? I thought he should investigate deeper into the "tissue" as in skin tissue. I am going to start my own investigation into these web sites right now. I should be back in around 5 minutes with my results.
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Moore's Tavern March 25, 2014 at 10:33 am
We encourage the council to deal with the healthcare crisis immediately. As we have seen, the BoardRead More of Education is proposing a large tax increase to pay for increased benefit costs which have no impact on classroom education. Please like us on Facebook to stay abreast of important issues. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Moores-Tavern/795040907173652
Joe Johnson March 25, 2014 at 10:53 am
Is there more info on the online tax bill payments? How to we sign up to do that?
Anthony Bellano (Editor) March 25, 2014 at 10:57 am
Deputy Mayor Stacey Jordan issued this follow-up to the online payments discussion Tuesday morning,Read More but I imagine more details are coming: “This change will allow Moorestown’s taxpayers to not only log-on to pay their bills, but will allow individuals to receive their utility bills via email. It’s convenient for our citizens, it’s good for the environment, and shows this Council’s commitment to improving the way our Township conducts day-to-day business. "I am extremely grateful to our township employees for heeding Council’s call to action and getting this done for the people, with special thanks extended to IT Manager John Polkiewicz and Tax Collector Jennifer DellaValle for their work in seeing this important project through. "My colleagues and I promised to work hard to bring Moorestown’s infrastructure solidly into the 21st Century, and today’s announcement is a huge step in that direction. In this day and age, our residents are able to pay virtually every other bill online with the click of a mouse. Doing the same for their tax and utility bills is a logical next step, and is one we are proud to deliver. "In the coming months, we will continue to push for additional ways that we can make technology work for our town, improve communications, and deliver the best possible service to the people who hired us to represent them on Council.” "The Moorestown Town Council has also been actively working with Township employees to ensure that the new Town Hall Complex will have the capability to record and broadcast Town Council meetings on public access television, as well as working on having the Township website updated to be easier to navigate and more user-friendly."
DeWitt Peterson March 26, 2014 at 11:12 am
For residents with poor memories I hope the tax bills will also come by email as well as theRead More water/sewer bill.
BellairBerdan March 27, 2014 at 04:41 pm
ah ok suz, you can't even be trusted to end it when you say you want to end it. How typical of you.Read More There is nothing wrong with a stay at home mom or dad, but if you want to try and put yourself on a pedestal (if you were ever a mom at all) in your views, you didn't earn anything. It was given to you. You got a "hand out compared to the free healthcare, free phones, free rent (just about), free groceries, free transit, blah blah blah.." But as you alluded, it's Ok for you to get it, just not for anyone else. Now, how exactly should someone interpret your statement " we supported ourselves since our twenties and saved and worked hard (do you know what that is?) " I think it's pretty clear how you meant it. Want to try and wriggle off the hook or do you just want to admit Christie's property tax relief isn't really relief?
BellairBerdan March 27, 2014 at 05:08 pm
suz, why don't you tell me your views on stay at home moms, specifically poor moms.
Ridgewood Mom March 27, 2014 at 05:10 pm
The indispensable importance of involved parenting is a perfect example of why an "everyone forRead More themselves" financial contest doesn't work as a measure of self worth or societal value. There is nothing wrong with stay at home parenting. There is something wrong with an economic philosophy and system that does not recognize that many stay at home parents contribute more value to society than many big money bread winners.
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