Comments by Lafarge

Written on Marcophiles: Academy controversy now is academic:

MarcoDefender, I will take on your proposition if you and the MIA promise all of the students who believe in you, if for some reason the MIA is not a success and achieving its promises, and fails, that it provides for a tutoring fund to bring the students that will be used in this unproven experiment up to the standards that are necessary to adequately complete their High School careers at another public institution at the level of knowledge that will not diminish their academic potential had they not enrolled in the MIA.

Since you have been so sure of yourself and the MIA than an offer such as this should not be a problem.

Maybe Former Governor Bush or Janet Rhee could help subsidize you if this occurs.

Written on Marcophiles: Academy controversy now is academic:

M.H., If I must answer that question it is obviously not as s----- as you are!

I have never at anytime said that the school would not open doors. (You do have the terrible habit of putting words in other people's mouths which they have never said just to make yourself look significant). I may have said that the doors would not be open to 250 students in 9th and 10th grades and I was correct in predicting that. I may have said that the teaching staff is far from adequate. I did say that the location is an insult for the use of public ecucation funds.
If you believe all is well, so be it.

Since you wish for me to continue with this dialogue I will say that the Academy's results that have been shown by where the Academy now is situated is absolutely inferior when compared to all of the promises and predictions they have proclaimed this past year. No matter how much you, Jane or the remaining few proponents have tried to dress or pump this up, it still is far less than what was promised and definitely far less than what a high school student needs in order to be recognized by most major colleges. If you knew anything about this in the first place you would not be so pleased with what you have.

Your name calling or negative reference to church people shows your constant moving away from an honest conversation of facts and your complete unwillingness to face an honest assessment of existing conditions.

Maybe there will be 80 students there tomorrow but most likely there will be less than that because, almost everything leading proponents have had to say in the past have been far from accurate or fully honest.

What does San Marco Church or any other church for that matter, have to do with this, other than your constant attempts to demean it and the people who go there?

For now I am finished wasting my time and energy with you MarcoIslandWoman, Marianne Herzili, or the banished Klabautermann.

Written on Marcophiles: Academy controversy now is academic:

in response to MarcoDefender:

Lafarge - Good article, thank you for sharing.

I suppose the article would be more applicable if the MIAHS was a for-profit organization, but it's not, so despite the commonality of having a state charter, we're not talking apples to apples here.

As a whole, I do agree that for-profit charters are a huge step in the wrong direction. Thankfully, the MIA Charter HS, is a not-for-profit institution, and appears a good portion of funds for the school are from non-public funds (ie. donations, corporate contributions and other sponsorships). In fact, part of the reason they don't yet have a permanent location and building is because that can NOT be provided by public funds. Considering, it's doing and will do, far more, with far less. Not to mention, it's a non-union school, which is another cost effective aspect of the school.

In all, a lot of positive and financially favorable aspects are at work here. Not too bad for a brand new program.

I am pleased that you read the article. There are multitudes of excuses that you can come up with regarding the YMCA, Tract K, San Marco, enrollment and funding as to why none have worked out as per your outright claims or projections.

A simple quote could possibly sum all of this up for you.

"An enterprise which is built upon the foundation of (misinformation), ego and greed shall not stand the test of time."

In a year or so we will all be able to determine, as per what I perceive, the worth of your misguided efforts.

Written on Marcophiles: Academy controversy now is academic:

Let us stop fooling ourselves. If MarcoDefender or Captjimbo knew they had something which was all that they claimed they would not be wasting their time trying so hard to convince an anonymous blogger anything. We shall actually see Monday morning how many students actually show up. The proof will be in the numbers.

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Parents who read these blogs do not have to believe a word I say. All they have to do is Google "Charter School Failures" and you will have plenty to read regarding the facts and not the words or promises by someone who has no proven experience in public education. I think when you read the facts you will see why 2/3 of the possible enrollees opted to choose not the MIA but another place to go. Somehow, I believe, that that is the proven MAJORITY.

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Dubrovnik perhaps those who still believe the words of the proponents regarding Charter School ratings should read this recent article from Miami. It is quite enlightening. I guess their fundraiser there did not get much in way of donations or we would have heard the boasts. This article was around the time of the fundraiser.

http://miami.cbslocal.com/2011/07/05/...

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Herzili, Anything out of you is bad news. So stuff it!

Written on What are your thoughts? | Stock market plunges 512 points, worst drop since 2008 :

Let them talk to themselves. Everyone one else has learned to skip over them.

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Islandeye, There are no other people on this blog discussing anything with the three liberals above. It is most likely only two or one real blogger. They/He live(s) in a predominately Republican area and are unable for one reason or another, to discuss their warped beliefs in public. Why else do they post as a group of the same 3 and all hours of the night? Probably while their spouses are sleeping. They ar most likely a support group of one. Everyone else who has looked at these blogs laughs and does not bother with them because you can not discuss differing viewpoints with a liberal in a pleasant rational way. Go hug your family and forget these people.

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Waking up to a post of M.H. is akin to waking up in a world of disgust. It is people like you who find themselves blogging all night long because they are a lonely pathic souls with misery as their friend. They wish is to make others as miserable as they are. Do you really think in your warped mind anybody truly agrees with your posts? Think again because nobody does, except the other handles you post by.

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in response to Fossil:

Ocram: Millions of Americans voted for our President and millions of Americans continue to support him. You make a few allegations that have no truth to them. Your words should be directed to those who really are the enemy of the Republic; your tea party and Dick Army. You cannot support anything you have written and you are simply repeating the same lies that the Koch brothers have paid for. Your hate does sound racist and resentful that the black man is still in your WHITE house. Get over it, you'll get your country back when the Republicans and Democrats find a man or woman good enough to fill the job. When overseas get your opinions from media other then that owned by Rupert Murdock. Since Bill Clinton, this President is admired throughout the world and feared by our enemies as the one who notched Osama. He is the President that did go after those who harmed us. Compare that to Bush standing on a pile of rubble saying he heard them. Deeds are what count. The Trillions he spent were necessary to save thousands of manufacturing jobs, thousands of Police and Fire jobs and thouosands of teacher jobs. One third of the stimulas money was a tax reduction and one third sent to the states. He also bought and paid for a bridge on Marco Island. American dignity was lost when they filled the clown car full of those weird right wing Presidential clowns. The bar is really set low and the world is worried. His policies have stopped more illegal border crossings then any President before him. He has also sent back more illegals then Bush ever did. Bush learned OJT. He learned to fight two unfunded wars, initiate an unfunded drug policy and it was his TARP idea that put money back into the banks. I'm with Obama and those who actually went to school and earned their grades not the tea party candidates like the c average Texas Governor. Another clown. I just returned from overseas and the papers are all asking the same question: Has America lost it's mind? Who are these Tea Party people they want to know. I told them. You betchya.

Fossil, You believe what you wish. The respect you mention is not of Obama it is of our military which he wishes to cut. Stopping more illegal aliens from coming into the country than Bush that, if it is true, is because there are many times more coming across the border than did under Bush because they have no fear of being returned once they get here. He "Obama" bought and paid for our Bridge??? Is that something you really believe? It was our tax dollars in the first place. Your comment about coming from overseas with newspapers is another joke. The ones my family e-mail to me say quite a different thing. They say we have a government that does not know how to stop spending and is being run by a bunch of novices. So if you wish to post facts please do so with all sides of the picture. You can be with Obama and that is your personal choice. This is not someone I trust and that is not a pleasant feeling.

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Geithner like the rest of the "intellectuals" Obama brought in are like going to the library to find informaion. The information can be had by anybody with the ability to read. "Knowing" what to do with that information takes both the experience and the hard knocks that comes with that experience. Something that neither Obama nor any of his choices have had and have proved themselves incapable from seeing the forest through the trees.
DUMP B.O. in "12"

Written on What are your thoughts? | Stock market plunges 512 points, worst drop since 2008 :

M.H.....Even in the slightest possiblity that you were conceived by natural means there is still an opportunity for anyone.

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Hey, I hear Skunk Ape comes with a real American Birth Certificate signed by M.H.

Written on What are your thoughts? | Stock market plunges 512 points, worst drop since 2008 :

s-----.....HMMMM?
Well then maybe I should get on Welfare and have you and your liberal friends, pay for my life of making more babies and then I would be smart enough to vote for Obama next year.

Written on What are your thoughts? | Stock market plunges 512 points, worst drop since 2008 :

You and most of the national freeloaders called Welfare recipients. Who greet each other with, "pregnant again?" Who's the daddy, this time?

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Question, who voted 95% for this President?????

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NF57, Do you mean 100 million or 100 billion?

Written on What are your thoughts? | Stock market plunges 512 points, worst drop since 2008 :

Too add insult to injury, President Obama will forever have the label placed on him of being the first President to cause our Credit rating to drop from AAA to AA+. What else could be expected from a bunch of "have done nothings"?

What percentage of those voting for him had any decent credit rating themselves? So why then should be expect any difference from their choice of leadership. Know nothings voting for a bigger know nothing.

Written on What are your thoughts? | Stock market plunges 512 points, worst drop since 2008 :

MarcoIslandWoman, You just love tearing into the U.S. and then say you are not anti-American.
You love the biggest failure of a President in our lifetime and side with his cronies. From the beginning this President has caused the biggest loss of respect that this country has ever seen.
Lets all bow down to some Arabian Prince, and put our hands on the Queen of England, shall we now. Welcome to what happens when the welfare recipients band together and vote someone into office. What you want is for all of us to be on State Welfare with no motivation other than to sit home and make babies for additional monies. The downturn you constantly talk about is when you kill motivation to better oneself and that is what we could be heading for. I hope not.

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in response to MarcoIslandWoman:

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I thought you absolutely loved Recker, Gibson and whoever said that they supported the MIA?

"Security junkies want".........in addition to your list, you forgot to mention something else. They want a High School on Marco so that their children would not have to mingle with those, what did you call them again, that were attending Lely?

Also, please note: God is spelled with a capital G, for most of us.

Written on Charter high schools in Bonita Springs, Marco Island opening in August:

in response to MarcoIslandWoman:

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A direct reason as to why you should be removed from blogging as MarcoIslandWoman as you did when you were removed from blogging as Klabautermann.

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in response to MarcoIslandWoman:

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M.H. Still blogging to yourself. Still does not excuse YOU from being a very hurtful Anti American who has insulted Veterans, Veteran's families and Marco Islanders by your persistant, inconsiderate blogs. You can try to re-direct your blog to something that has nothing to do with that, but you are fooling anyone. Your husband is You and the only person who loves you may be you yourself and quite frankly I doubt that, too.

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I never said if I was in Viet Nam or not. What I did say is that ONLY you, MarcoIslandWomen/ Islandeye1_235971 have posted insults against All VETERANS,ALL AMERICANS AND ALL MARCO ISLANDERS. That is, what you are now arguing with yourself about in the previous two posts. Was Jane Fonda your comrade in North Viet Nam where you learned to insult Americans? It surely, appears that way.

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in response to MarcoIslandWoman:

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Herzili, What does any of this have to do with your insulting Veterans and hurting their families by your insensitive blogs?

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And an additional point to bring up. I know that there are two Islandeyes posting on this site. One was the origional and the other was you attempting to confuse the new readers on this blog.

Your using that second Islandeye as a scapegoat is not fooling anyone.

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Nobody has used the word hate and propaganda as much as you do. You repeat the same accusations over and over to complete boredom, but yet if anyone disagrees with you, right away, they are like some historical figure you read about.

Stalin, Norway, Oklahoma have nothing to do with the insults you stated in your posts. Using those other people or places is just your weak, constant, attempt to deflect your culpability.

You have had several posts, directed at you, pointing out and documenting your lies and yet you deny them and try to convince others that they never happened.

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No Herzili, you are trying to twist this around and using the loser position of blaming someone else when you get caught. I am talking to you and to you alone not anyone else on this blog. You insulted ALL VETERANS, ALL AMERICANS, ALL MARCO ISLANDERS. You hurt the families of those who gave of themselves and their loved ones and try to put yourself into their catagory. You were probably one of the draft dodgers up in Canada burning the American Flag when other real Americans were sheading their blood.

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Herzili, First you insult every veteran and veteran's family earlier by your comments, they then get removed as a result and now you come back with this previous statement. Are you now expecting anyone to believe you?

I do not believe a word you say nor should anyone else.

Written on Charter high schools in Bonita Springs, Marco Island opening in August:

in response to islandeye1_235971:

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Surely the signs of a losing cause:
A.Impersonation and slanderous remarks regarding the competition B.Making promises that are impossible to predict and by all signs very unlikely to occur.

Written on Charter high schools in Bonita Springs, Marco Island opening in August:

I am really upset by the tone of talk and laguage which the above islandeye1_235971 has been posting. His calling people who disagree with Jane Watt to be "child molesters" or "child abusers". There is no reason for this kind of talk from anyone who claims to support a school of any kind on this island. I will tell anyone straight out that talk like that has turned many more people off to the plans of Jane Watt and rightfully so.

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in response to islandeye1_235971:

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Mrs. Watt, These are the people you have representing you?

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MarcoTrojan, Congratulations on taking advantage of what appears to be an excellent educational facility. It takes a combination of good teachers and a receptive mind to learn what you have presented above. No slanderous comments can take that from you.

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in response to islandeye1_235971:

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The poster above must be drunk!

Jane Whats, who is that? (posted twice)!
Now calling opponents child abusers.
Using another's similar name.

This is really an example of why this newspaper has to monitor posts that are abusive, defamatory....etc.

I now have to agree, fully, with Ocram as to this being quite an example of what the High School proponents have called out to support their efforts by statements posted, such as above.

By allowing this type of posting abuse they have absolutely demeaned their attempts to be forthcoming.

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Ocram,

My father used to often say something to the effect of "You can lead a horse to water, but you can not make him drink". It is now up to the Marco Island Academy to prove their worth and disprove what you have been posting for quite some time. I wish the Academy luck, but know it will take a great their more than that to succeed in their efforts

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Perhaps someone should be reading these regulations regarding size and number of signs allowed placement on residential and non residential property and act accordingly!

http://www.cityofmarcoisland.com/modu...

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Did I miss something this past week? I noticed the signs on the San Marco Property that the Academy has future plans for. The signs declares that the Academy is Opening August 2011? Had the sign been ordered last year? Am I mistaken that there are city regulations governing the number and size of signs permitted on such properties.

Written on Same school, new spot – Marco Island Academy to open in former Baptist church school location:

in response to MarcoIslandWoman:

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I was not speaking to you, as a result your comment is irrelevant

Written on Same school, new spot – Marco Island Academy to open in former Baptist church school location:

Islandeye, U2Cane and Ocram. Have any or all of you considered running for City Council? We certainly could use additional Council Members who consider ALL the residents of this Island. If you have not, please give it some serious thought.

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I just had a chance to browse the photos of the Baptist Church School Building on the Academy Web site. It seems that there was one photo left out. The photo of the FRONT of the Building. There is a specific reason why that photo was left out and MUST be corrected for a Public School to start there.

Written on Same school, new spot – Marco Island Academy to open in former Baptist church school location:

Once again, M.H., whatever you are, you are way off target, and just full of "Poppycock"!

Written on Same school, new spot – Marco Island Academy to open in former Baptist church school location:

The video is very funny, ha, but on the serious note why is there no response to my earlier concerns without the last 10 posts of foolery?

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I hope that the Charter High School is aware of the following reqauirements by the State of Florida regarding the use of a Church as a Public Charter School.

If you look at page 9 of the following document, in the yellow box, showing facility options that there are to be no religious figures or messages displayed during school hours. I assume that the Pastors of the Baptist Church are aware of this and will follow this regulation as required by law.
http://www.floridaschoolchoice.org/in...

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MARCODEFENDER, I took this quote from your posting above "Spiritual needs can be addressed at home. It's just a place to learn."

Children being exposed to religious icons on a daily basis, whether in the classroom, auditorium, hallways, offices and school entrance is a bit more than what is acceptable. It is a, maybe unitentional, form of subliminal indoctrination no matter how your attempts to make light of it.

That is why I am expressing my total disagreement of the placing a public charter school in the confines of an active religious instatutional setting.

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Please help!!!! Does anyone pay attention to the details of this article and what has occurred in front of us? Did a deed restriction not allow the Public School Academy at the New Life Church? Why would Deltona have it any different at a Baptist Church? I would like some real answers to this. Does anybody know?

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Heaven should help those who stand in his way.

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in response to MarcoIslandWoman:

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So bids our local horrible person.

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