Ice Cube "Gangsta Rap Made Me Do It"
I posted lyrics (edited) from this song, and the post got bumped.
Check the lyrics out, then decide if it's like opera, which deals with plenty of risque topics.
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"The school district has committed to paying 75 percent of the salary and benefits of the two officers, in addition to a share of the equipment costs. The city included $13,000 in its budget to help obtain a federal grant that fell through, but that money could still be used to help cover the costs of adding the positions."
Very curious what else has been committed to and included in the city and school budgets previous to public needs and opinion.
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It sure is fun to spend other peoples money. How about whoever introduced this idea pay for a pilot program for a 5 year study then we can decide if we need to add this expense to education costs.
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Get a C.C. volunteer from the staff. In many of the school shootings; a teacher has lost their life by protecting the students. I would feel better if at least one teacher/staff was armed. It must be someone confident to know when to use the firearm. not an appointment--a volunteer. Any teacher/staff with the will to put themself between the shooter and the students, deserves to carry a concealed weapon at work.
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"Gangsta rap" is a lot like classical opera. Anyone with ears can hear it -- but actually listening and apprehending it requires a depth of cultural knowledge.
Quite obviously, that is not knowledge you possess.
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They're there half the time as it is, so it isn't really necessary.
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A roving officer through out the system, including the elementary schools, may be a deterrent and wouldn't reduce the number of officers patrolling the community.
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don't, not don'
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unarmed? that kind of defeats the purpose, I would think. and the answer is "no", we don' need them there now, and "hopefully" never will.
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The answer options do not match the question or am I miss reading it? SHouldn't it look like this?
Do you think police officers are needed on-site in Minot’s two high schools and middle schools?
Yes No Only MCC Only MCC and CC
Simply allow concealed carry holders to carry into schools. They are the good guys who have been vetted by the FBI and have no criminal history.
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"Community officers -- not in uniform and not armed -- are of course a good idea for middle and high schools."
So...crossing guards in other words.
Makes me think of a line from an old gangster rap song..."Take away the badge and the gun, what do you got? A sucker in a uniform waiting to get shot."
Community officers -- not in uniform and not armed -- are of course a good idea for middle and high schools.
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We are not at that point yet where we need police in our schools. I don't know if it will ever get to that point as the parents and teachers work so closely together in Minot. Sure, we have problems with a few kids here and there but we, as a community have been able to deal with them in the past and I see no reason why we can't handle them in the future. The police are needed in the community, not in specific, isolated places and certainly not in the schools. What prompted that question?
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My answer to the poll:
"Yes, but only if there were there at the moment that Ramstad got vandalized". Yeah. Sure could have used a cop on site right when that happened.
And where are my vote choices for "only the middle schools" and "both at the high schools and middle schools"? Come on, MDN. Really?
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I believe we are on the same page with this. We hear about the shortage of law enforcement in and around Minot. I believe the community is better served with police on the streets, not in the schools.
I know the purpose of it is to develop positive relationships as well as security. When I was in high school there were police who walked a beat - and got to know many of the high school students by visiting with them and just being present. But with the state of the city and money issues I think this could be put on the shelf.
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