Clayton J 
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Re: “Can a charter school override the 2nd Amendment? Looks like it at UALR

Thus ABC has had this in effect for 4 years, since they have had a high school on their campus since the fall of 2013.

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Posted by Clayton J on 06/19/2017 at 7:26 AM

Re: “Little Rock: Dangerous, scared, heartless and autocratic

So as a LR resident you might ask yourself, How did we get here.....

so I have a few suggestions.

the first requires you to educate yourself through some reading

and I assure you this reading will be hard, because you are not going to like the truths that you will see on the PAGE.....

The first is very hard but here we go.....

"the color of LAW" by Richard Rothstein....it is hard but you have to push all the way through....

it explains how your family's last 2 generations screwed the minorities of this great country and how they LET it all happen (and, sorry, how they screwed this country's future)...you may not like it but it is a fact, my and your parents and grandparents put us in this shit-hole we find ourselves in.
(I grew up in one of these 1950 - 1960 bleached white neighborhoods)

I do not care what these guys THOUGHT they were doing, in the end it was just about screwing the black citizens and helping them!!!!

So now we come to the second resource, "The New Urban Crisis" I think it is Chris Hayes from CNN;

This is a source about what our previous generations were intended to do and how badly they fucked it up!!!!

But then there is hope, in this resource solutions are offered to the problems our seniors created for us.....AND THE SOLUTIONS ARE HARD!!!!!

Finally,more to the point of LR and the crime we deal with....

try a "Colony in a Nation" by Richard Florida.....

It is haunting how close it describes the very problems we deal with today in Little Rock....

As I see it everyone, the old excuse of we did not create the problem, while it may be VERY true, is NOT very useful.

We have a very violent city, and it IS a direct outcome of decades and decades of failed, city, county, state and federal social engineering policy....

So all I can add here is the same thing I once offered to our illustrious city director Dean Kumpuris...."Dean, it works like this, and highly education guys like us know this, everything works on an action and reaction basis.....but here is the problem, while we are always clear on on the why of our action....we NEVER can know the downstream REACTION of our initial action.....

And ladies and gentlemen, that is how we find ourselves in the shit-hole we are sitting in the city of LR today....

So in the end it works like this, the only solution to this problem is us (the guys that screwed it up are gone), while we may not have been directly involved in creating this problem.....if we just sit around on our asses and let the problem get worse, then we are no different from the guys that created the problem!!!!

Once you educate yourselves, you will know what the solution is and it starts in LRCH...LET THEM KNOW THAT!!!!

Peace...from the GrandTurks/Caicos Islands, very sunny down here.....

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Posted by Clayton J on 06/06/2017 at 8:38 PM

Re: “Little Rock leads crime ranking

Hey but not to worry, according to our mayor, as long as you do not live in the low rent, problem social issues neighborhoods of Briarwood, Hillcrest, Kingwood (also got fire bug problems too), and way out west in Green Mountain or Chenal Valley.

Otherwise his response, "Crime problem, what crime problem"????

Posted by Clayton J on 05/11/2017 at 4:39 PM

Re: “Homicide reported on Arch Street

Maybe, like the victims in those other low rent areas (maybe the mayor knows something about what he has in mind for the areas of) like Chenal Valley, Green Mountain, Kingwood, Briarwood and Hillcrest.....just following the line of LR history...if the mayor just keeps ignoring the fact that there IS a LONG STANDING crime problem in LR.

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Posted by Clayton J on 05/08/2017 at 9:14 PM

Re: “Homicide reported on Arch Street

Hey, don't worry, like the mayor says "This only happens in the the low rent areas of Little Rock (he should know, because his policies out of city hall have CREATED these low rent areas), Like Hillcrest, Briarwood, Green Mountain Dr., Chenal Valley and the Kingwood areas.

Should make everyone feel REALLY safe and secure.

Thanks Mayor for your sense or urgency concerning the public safety of LR that you have said is not a problem since you have been mayor.

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Posted by Clayton J on 05/08/2017 at 7:04 PM

Re: “LR City Board to meet Sunday on crime; public comments not allowed

"Moore said open communication with residents is important."

As long as it is not addressing them and their failed policies.

Mayor Stodola says,
"It is important to note that violent crime is not widespread. It is in targeted zip codes and neighborhoods focused pockets of the city. It is not a mystery. The areas are characterized by poverty; fragile families; limited access to jobs; easy access to guns and drugs; where a specter of mistrust and fear is constant."

Yea, that would be those high poverty areas of Chennal Valley, Green Mountain Drive, the Hieghts area and Park Plaza (Briarwood)/UAMS (Hillcrest) areas. Where there is all that poverty (NOT!) and a lot of mistrust (now that is true when it comes to city hall).

FYI, Sound, you had your chance to replace the at-large last November but all the wise voting residents chose to maintain the status quo for the one position where they had a clear alternative candidate. So do not look to any solutions or support from the majority LR voting public, they like things just the way they are, a good old fashioned all out shoot out, all over the city.

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Posted by Clayton J on 04/29/2017 at 7:47 AM

Re: “Little Rock: The gun violence continues — one dead, two wounded

FOP is unhappy, so that is why they backed an at-large candidate, in the last election, that they themselves said was doing nothing for them to move their agenda forward and never spoke to his opponent who had a plan and a method to implement it. Sorry but I have to say "guys you get what you pay for".

Also, I was saying it again and again during the campaign, LR public safety is a mess and all I got from the residents was to stop talking about it so much and then they voted the same old same old back into office.

Well the same goes for Little Rock residents "you get what you pay for or support", if you want change in city hall then you have to come out and vote for it. I see little indication from the majority of LR residents that they either want a change or care about what is going on with public safety in n the city.

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Posted by Clayton J on 04/28/2017 at 7:01 AM

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