Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

T-YOU; Rants & Raves New Courthouse? How about a Safer Community

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

T-YOU; Rants & Raves New Courthouse? How about a Safer Community

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I just can't believe reading every day about the dispute with the new Duval County courthouse. I am a paralegal and am at the present courthouse almost daily. The judges have sufficient chambers and the courthouse is not "inadequate," as someone put it. We need to worry about whether our jails are adequate and large enough to start loading up some of these murderers, rapists, thieves, etc., off the streets of Jacksonville. I doubt the mayor cares about that. I'm sorry I ever moved back here from Miami. I do not feel safe here.


Why is the Metro section of The Times-Union the smallest section of the paper? National news we cover, but local news falls very short. Recently, there was some type of crime on Gate Parkway that was serious enough for a lot of police cars and police officers with assault rifles - but nothing in the paper about it. I think the paper is afraid to list all the crime in our area. They don't want people to know what really goes on.


This is for the cold-hearted morons who dumped a blind, 7-week-old kitten into the woods in Mandarin. He was brought home to be taken care of. He is loving, loves to be cuddled and is very playful. He has become king of the castle, strutting around the house without a care in the world. I have no respect for whoever threw him out like a piece of garbage.


I was just reading an article in The Times-Union concerning a father beating his son at school. Come on, government workers, what do you want us to do? Do you want us to raise our children like we were raised, so they will stay out of trouble? Help me. Tell me what to do. You want us to beat them or you want us to let them go? Which one? Somebody needs to do something, but let us know what to do.


Are they going to control these toy giveaways to these kids? …

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