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PW locks Paris Discussion -- why?

Original post made by traveler, Another Pleasanton neighborhood, on Nov 14, 2015

The discussion of the events in Paris was locked by the PW, not by me when posting it. Why is that?

I think I should have mentioned "asylum seekers" in quotes as some people erroneously think I mean that true refugees are behind these deaths. The crowds of people claiming to be seeking safety in other countries no doubt contained many terrorists whose ability to travel to other countries came only when posing as a "refugee". This sort of mindless acceptance of any and all who arrive at a border has led to the acceptance of terrorists who will continue to murder innocent victims.

Comments (7)

Posted by BobB
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 14, 2015 at 10:44 am

Because the comments and posts were stupid.

Posted by kbenson
a resident of Bordeaux Estates
on Nov 14, 2015 at 4:46 pm

You want to see unregulated comments, visit a site that starts with Y and ends with O.
IMHO The staff locked it down so that folks would not offend one another.

Posted by Traveler
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 14, 2015 at 6:13 pm

Oh right @kbenson -- posts about inflated public service pensions, teacher salaries or excessively green lawns are highly INoffensive then?

How is it going to offend anyone here, unless a family member took part in the terrorist murders, to simply say that it is not very bright to allow every person from Syria who shows up at the border claiming to be a refugee to have immediate and unquestioned access to any other country? The vast number of so-called "refugees" were able bodied adult males and that alone should make all of us wonder what their real purpose was in getting into other countries. Of course, if they can make it to the great sanctuary city of San Francisco, they can live there forever without regard to how many felonies they commit and they can build their own terror cell under the very noses of the citizens in SF.

Or perhaps they only want to come here to take flying lessons. You know, how to take off and fly around but don't bother with the part about landing. At what point will we be smart enough to say no to every person claiming a right to come here without any proof of their intent?

Posted by Concerned Citizen
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 15, 2015 at 6:57 pm

The fact that at least one of the 8 radicalized Paris killers was a refugee should be enough to wake up every American. We felt sympathy as the streams of refugees walked for days from Syria, through Greece, and points beyond. We have been pressured to take in masses. Well, from this day forward, until these radicalized terrorists are stopped, America should not allow anyone inside our borders, without being thoroughly 'cleared'.
Pressure has been put on US to take in 10,000, then we must take in 65,000. I say we must tell every congressperson, President Obama, Governor Brown, and radio host that not one 'new' person can enter our ports, land or air, until they have been fully vetted and cleared by Homeland Security, and verify all passport entries. Business people that regularly fly back and forth between China, etc, with 'history' is ok to continue. But all new must be thoroughly cleared.
All the people and 'children' from many countries South of us who poured over the Texas border for days last year, still haven't been completely checked. But,all have been given lawyers, we pay, to make sure they are provided for. We simply must demand we not allow 10 or 65 thousand families to enter our country without much more strict will take a long time.
I do hope Obama is not over there today promising, you and I must bring radicalized terrorists inside our borders, and just take our chances. At least one Paris killer has been proven to be one of those we watched like through Greece last month. Wake up. We must not 'take in' any terrorists. We deserved professional 'security clearances'. All Americans, and BAY AREANS, must yell loudly that, for this moment in time, every port, land, sea, and air must only allow those with genuine 'security' clearances. SO BE IT. OUR families lives matter too!!! We don't want to import killers from North, South, East, or West entries.

Posted by Concerned Citizen
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 15, 2015 at 7:27 pm

I forgot to thank you, traveler, for starting this top priority topic. I sat down to discuss the deadly concern. I'm am glad you had already. I cannot imagine any American who isn't concerned about how we will stop this new enemy...not a single country, a religion yes, most wars start over religion,....but through the internet? Who woulda thought...

Posted by Concerned Citizen
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 16, 2015 at 3:46 pm

Officials are saying it takes a year to properly check out, or 'vet' a newcomer to clear any of those tens of thousands of Syrian refugees. Many, including some officials, so not want these refugees flooding our airports etc, or coming over borders of Canada & Mexico without being checked and cleared with proper VISAs/passports. So far about 20 Governors have already said now way will they be settled in their with Moonbeam, we're in trouble, like it or not!! Let's just hope there are no ISIS terrorists in the batches that are sent here!!

Posted by Just censorship
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Dec 2, 2015 at 6:24 pm

PG&E's motto isn't really "POWER CORRUPTS",
but the PW staff seems to wield it JUST BECAUSE THEY CAN.
Maybe it makes them feel important?
When people are sharing their thoughts, and generating interest,
why strangle it just because they can,
or maybe because they have sold their ethics to the Real Estate community?

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