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(RealClear)   First rule of Newtown school demolition, you don't talk about Newtown school demolition   (realclear.com) divider line 16
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2013-10-15 12:09:12 PM  
3 votes:

Mega Steve: Walker: The whole thing is stupid. If they were going to demolish and build a park there or something, OK, I understand you don't want a school there anymore after what happened. But what's the point of spending $49 million to demolish the school, just to rebuild the school in the exact same spot???

It's the only way to get all the pesky ghosts to leave


Silly, the ghosts are attached to the ground. Not the structure.

They are like mineral rights.
2013-10-15 11:48:39 AM  
3 votes:
Did something bad happen there?


/dnrtfa
2013-10-15 12:21:31 PM  
2 votes:

KhamanV: Giltric: Barry Lyndon's Annuity Cheque: Massively Multiplayer Addict: Are they really demolishing it just because a gunman went on a rampage there and put some bullet holes in the walls? Or did it need to be replaced anyway?

The school was built sometime in the fifties or sixties, if I remember right. I don't know the usual timetable on replacing schools, but after fifty or sixty years it was probably due for an upgrade anyways.

An upgrade from brick mortar and steel to carbon fiber?

I live in a 200 year old stone house.

We have granite countertops, copper plumbing and central air/heat.

We didn't have to tear down the building to upgrade.

We even have 'lectricity and the interweb wired in every room.

Are you a lobbyist for the school construction corporation?

Or maybe one of those people who leases a new car every 2 years, buys a new cell phone every other month.......

If you're keeping 200 to a thousand kids in your house some ten hours a day five days a week, plus feeding them and letting them play, I think we need to have a talk.


We can talk in the basement. I have some popsicles down there.....
2013-10-15 05:06:59 PM  
1 votes:

Barry Lyndon's Annuity Cheque: groppet: So now every bad place needs to be demolished?

And it does seem stupid just to rebuild it on the same spot.

If your family was brutally murdered in your car, would you get a new car or just rip out the carpet and wipe down the windows?


I'd call Winston Wolfe. He takes care of problems.
2013-10-15 04:59:31 PM  
1 votes:

To The Escape Zeppelin!: Barry Lyndon's Annuity Cheque:If your family was brutally murdered in your car, would you get a new car or just rip out the carpet and wipe down the windows?

You'd sell the car, not trash it and buy a brand new one. And a public school is not a monument to your private tragedy no matter how horrible. It's a building paid for by taxpayers. If there had been a vote on the demolition it'd be different.

This is the equivalent of having a kid drown in a swimming pool, filling it in with dirt, and then paying to have the dirt removed. Somehow everything is better?


Dude, leave the dirt in there..

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2013-10-15 03:47:19 PM  
1 votes:
We shoulda torn it down too?


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2013-10-15 01:01:58 PM  
1 votes:

Dwight_Yeast: groppet: So now every bad place needs to be demolished?

And it does seem stupid just to rebuild it on the same spot.

To keep them from becoming ghoulish tourist attractions?  Yes.


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Oh we wouldn't want to do that! That'd just be in poor taste.
2013-10-15 12:21:31 PM  
1 votes:

dittybopper: CokeBear: The structure was from the 60s. Time to build a new one anyway. New school might be a few years early, but its not like they're tearing down a brand new structure.

School I attended in the 1980's was built in the 1930's (with later additions).  It's still being used as a school as we speak.


Nothing like a little asbestos to keep your lungs working hard for you every day.
2013-10-15 12:15:43 PM  
1 votes:
Couldn't they just sell a commemorative coin instead?
GBB
2013-10-15 12:12:59 PM  
1 votes:

SpectroBoy: Mega Steve: Walker: The whole thing is stupid. If they were going to demolish and build a park there or something, OK, I understand you don't want a school there anymore after what happened. But what's the point of spending $49 million to demolish the school, just to rebuild the school in the exact same spot???

It's the only way to get all the pesky ghosts to leave

Silly, the ghosts are attached to the ground. Not the structure.

They are like mineral rights.


Mineral Spirits?
2013-10-15 12:11:07 PM  
1 votes:
Of course they want NDAs and no pictures.  That's the only way to ensure that the public won't learn the truth about what happened in the building.

/false flag
2013-10-15 12:03:39 PM  
1 votes:
The secrecy is because they're not really demolishing it -- just redecorating:

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2013-10-15 11:55:33 AM  
1 votes:
Next up: The school district begging they need more money (and a tax increase) because of budget shortfalls.
2013-10-15 11:53:33 AM  
1 votes:

Barry Lyndon's Annuity Cheque: groppet: So now every bad place needs to be demolished?

And it does seem stupid just to rebuild it on the same spot.

If your family was brutally murdered in your car, would you get a new car or just rip out the carpet and wipe down the windows?


What kind of car are we talking about?

/love my Civic
2013-10-15 11:51:30 AM  
1 votes:

Walker: The whole thing is stupid. If they were going to demolish and build a park there or something, OK, I understand you don't want a school there anymore after what happened. But what's the point of spending $49 million to demolish the school, just to rebuild the school in the exact same spot???


1. Cronyism
2. Expanded opportunities for graft
3. Union jobs
4. Opportunity to  cement grief instead of get over it

A strong people, a people strong in heart, mind and spirit do not Memorialize grief. They pass through it, piss on the headstone of what caused the grief and - to use a favorite phrase of grief-mongers - move on. Instead of getting over it and moving on, they  never let a good crisis go to waste.

Should not be building a new school. If this were a real and proven technique, we'd be emptying out Chicago five times a week and starting over with a new city.
2013-10-15 11:47:13 AM  
1 votes:

Walker: The whole thing is stupid. If they were going to demolish and build a park there or something, OK, I understand you don't want a school there anymore after what happened. But what's the point of spending $49 million to demolish the school, just to rebuild the school in the exact same spot???


The public school system is, among other things, a racket for the real estate business.

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