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#1 Oct 28, 2013
I'm watching the debate on FATV, I've never heard the Lynch guy speak until now. What a dope,he can't possibly think he could win.
#2 Oct 28, 2013
my opinion he's proved positive he is a dumb dumb he sounds stupid, oops wait he is!
#3 Oct 28, 2013
Being his biggest NON-SUPPORTER I am afraid to say he looked good, sounded professional so I will give him some credit.
This was a 100% turn around then the last time he was on. The last time he was nervous, looked like a thug and stuttered.
Although this time there were no questions about his background so he was most likely more relaxed.
He did mess up on the casino question. I am sure he has a learning disability or ADHD because the question was about how the casino would impact Fitchburg.
He wandered away from the question and started about tax rates and comparing them to Leominster. This was NOT a tax rate question. It was about the casino. I know he feels that the question led him to comment on tax rates but in a debate or any type of professional meeting NEVER stray away from the topic.
If I didnt know of his background I would NOT vote for him anyways just because he could not concentrate on the casino question and strayed from it.
This is unacceptable at any official level in the city. His thought process could not hold onto the question and if he was a councilor voting on an article on the agenda that could be major financial pro or con he may cost the city dearly.
If the City of Fitchburg had to vote on the casino proposal he would be thinking about tax rates instead.
Even on this board as questions are asked he starts going in another direction and feels the need to comment about something that has nothing to do with the question.
As a councilor he could not review a 1,000 page document given to him the prior night for a council meeting the next night. I t would not happen.
When someone loses the ability to concentrate and focus on the question and becomes impulsive that they need to comment on something that is not related is a sure sign of ADHD. I know first hand, public safety deals with these people on a daily basis.
He could never be a Mayor. What he does not know is the Mayor has review over 2,000 documents on a DAILY basis. She does not just sit in her office all day looking out the window. Even at home she receives phone calls late into the night and each one has information she has to keep track of.
For this reason a person with ADHD such as Lynch could never be a Councilor or even a Mayor.
#4 Oct 28, 2013
I didn't expect any different from you. The questions asked of the ward councilors were great meat and potatoes.
Our questions were irrelevant to what is going on in Fitchburg.
Marcus Dinatale should run for Mayor. I don't see anyone else that ran away with any votes.
We need to run this city as a business. What has been done is not working.
We need conservative votes. I would add a vote to Dinatales vote.
One question was , should we begin to fund pensions liability.
It has been a known debt since the 1980s. I agree with Marcus, take the one million revenue from the new hotel and commit it to this debt.
One minute to answer these questions was not enough.
Another question was should the old city hall go or stay. Yes the new city hall is working and I agree it is easier to do business.
I would like the old city hall stand. And put in for grant money to fix it! Gut it out and begin with a shell.
Another question was charter school, another one or not. I say we work with what we have for the moment and congratulated the school teachers for their recent successes.
The billboard was another question but they narrowed it to how to fund extra police. I said have a plan because yes we need more police but we had more police before and higher crime rates. We need to renegotiate and put new officers where needed.
And the fifth question was what is out thoughts on Fitchburgs position concerning if the Cornish company moves into Leominster! I stated what I want to say is Iwish we were in Leominsters position as they have all the business due to their attrractible tax rate ect..
I was very thrown off and disappointed with the non issue or small issue facing Fitchburg.
No meat and Potato questions and that is why we are where we are at. We need an economic debate. We need to bring business into Fitchburg.
Very few people came to the debate which was discouraging also.
#5 Oct 28, 2013
Lynch you need to get checked for ADHD. When you were a child there was no testing and people never heard of ADHD. It is not your fault.
So most likely you don't know you have it. You have never been diagnosed. You have never been tested.
Most people with undiagnosed ADHD will end up on the wrong side of the law because they lose their concentration and have impulsive thoughts and that gets them into trouble.
The worst part is these people don't even know that they did something wrong because their thought process is defected. They actually lose track of what actually happened and what they did because they are concentrating on their own thoughts instead of reality.
#6 Oct 28, 2013
Actually I wasn't relaxed as I was very disappointed. The Ward councilors did very good as they had all the tough questions. The questions we had were non starters. Dinatale should run for Mayor now! I have a lot of respect for his points of view and I always have as he is right on many issues.
If elected I would add to his vote on matters and this is what we need. We need to get serious. As he stated we cut jobs and then we give the savings in pay increases.
Everyone feels that I am against the police and fire, you are wrong. I highly support both departments. I want them managed appropriately is what I stand for.
We need better management all around. I thank the Sentinel and FSU for making this debate happen but we need a debate on the heavy issues. We need to better manage Fitchburg. I understand that there wasn't much time but we need more time as I was attempting to rush. A couple times I wanted to chastise the question asked as being of minimal significants.
We need to assist DiNatale with coinciding votes and I would be that extra vote. He is a very good manager/thinker. My opinions sometimes are slightly different but I could be sold voting along with his stances.
#7 Oct 28, 2013
Hey Lynch Please answer this
Have you ever really come out and tell the truth that you took part in killing Andrew or are you still making up story's it wasn't you and you just did 8 years because you were a nice guy???
#8 Oct 28, 2013
Honestly I wanted to state, "are you kidding me?" the casino in Leominster? The Cornish company told Clinton that they would give them $100 ." I hesitated because I couldn't remember if I had the amount right as it could of been a measly $1000.
I agreed with the anothers Dean and Marcus that hopefully we receive revenue from the art galleries and hotels being visited by the gamblers. It was actually a lousy question. I was expecting more business questions and we were dealt non starters.
We have a very serious financial problem in Fitchburg. Our tax rate is extremely high which has deterred businesses. I don't want to be disrespectful but those questions were like slow pitch change ups and very small and irrelevant to the big picture.
I would vote for Tricia Park, Patrick O'Halloran has an open mind and his opponent cares a lot about Fitchburg, Amy green and Kelly Johnson were very good. I like them both, Amy is good for business and Kelly is good for community, both good candidates.I hope Neisha Boulanger wins her ward over Kaddy. She is more proactive, has new ideas and is open for discussion.
Tricia Park, Patrick O'Halloran and Neisha Boulanger I hope become new councilors. I like both Amy Green and Kelly Johnson as both have a lot to offer. Amy should have run for at large.
#9 Oct 28, 2013
You know, I didn't take part in anything. I didn't want to fight because I knew it could get out of control. It was horrible. If I could have stopped what happened I would not hesitate for a moment. I really wish you would stop bringing it up because it is distasteful.
There is a man doing natural life without the chance of parole and I don't even know for sure if it was him as I thought it was another person.
Andrew McDonough received 100% of his lethal injuries out of my view as I was fighting across the street with a heavy weight professional boxer.
I haven't had a drug nor a drink since and I will never. I am not blaming alcohol but only to the point that I never got into trouble when I wasn't drinking. Drinking is not for me as I cannot handle it as others can. I admit to it and I leave it alone. I never killed anyone , I never hit anyone with a weapon and would not.
Unfortunately I couldn't control others actions as I was in the whirlwind of a fight and not on the outside. I always stated I wish someone had a gun and fired a warning shot in the air. I actually found out that my cousin was on a porch diagonally and had a gun on him, I told my aunt that I wish he had fired a shot off in the air.
You need to stop your harassment.
#10 Oct 28, 2013
It was not an actual debate. This was meant for people to see and meet the candidates. This was to place a name with a face and to see where they stand on general questions.
In a real debate they would eat you for lunch. You do not know how the city operates and why it does a certain way even though you thinks so.
#11 Oct 28, 2013
Sorry I missed the debate but I'm sure it will air again and I can give every candidate a fair assesment. One thing that I did read from these posts from you Lynch is you state something along the lines that you may not agree with DiNatale but if you are elected your vote could be sold in his favor? What does that mean? I look forward to viewing the re-run of the Meet and Greet.
#12 Oct 29, 2013
Your not telling the truth AGAIN. If you were not near him and did not hit him WHY DID you plead guilty to MANSLAUGHTER??
Tell us the truth
#13 Oct 29, 2013
The only reason you like Dinatale is because he is against and votes against all city proposals and contracts.
Obviously people with the same type of views will be attracted to each other.
Your out !
#14 Oct 29, 2013
I have a slightly different way to approach but all and all I feel that my votes would follow that of Marcus DiNatales! Dean Tran is also considered to be a Conservative.
I feel that with a better mix of candidates that align with Marcus DiNatale the better the chances for success in Fitchburg. He has a focus on business which is how this city needs to be managed.
Now is the time to vote in changes. Then I believe that Steven Hay is also businesses orientated. And Mr. Bean is well versed in the ways of government. He may be very left and not so much pro business which gives the council another view.
When managing you cannot become friends with everyone as you need to be able to make tough decisions. We need more police then we need to renegotiate the FPD contract. There is $500,000 in OT that is on the table, there is $30,000 in unused sick time that the city buys back, there is a $350,000 paid holiday item that can be scaled back and there is a $79,000 item on the FFD budget that covers pagers that can be looked at cutting.
The current city council has not gotten it done. It is always shelf it till later. I guarantee voters that an override will be on the next ballot as the city reaches the levy ceiling with the Levy limit.
#15 Oct 29, 2013
Enough Debbie, you are a whack job! Stop stalking us!!!! Worry about fixing your own family!
#16 Oct 29, 2013
I have always liked DiNatale, I do not agree with him on everything but he is a good manager. We need to roll up the sleeves and begin to make progress.
If this council doesn't change concerning its make up then we will be talking about the same issues again. I ran in 2011 and the issues were the same. It is time to manage!!!!
#17 Oct 29, 2013
SORRY not Debbie. IF you want to be Mayor this is the question that you have to tell the truth on. I will keep asking and someday if your sittig on a stage answering questions this will be my question to you.
I will have all the facts from the court trial papers in my hand and have all the proof your not telling the truth and that way you should NEVER NEVER EVER hold a leadership job.
SO why don't you start telling the truth!!
When that day comes you will find out who I am and your going to be stock to see me again. Hint (We use to do some dumb shit when we were together, I change but you never did Think way back)
That's why I know your not telling the truth
#18 Oct 29, 2013
It must suck being on the outside looking in?
Sorry details of the contracts is privileged information. It must be driving you crazy?
I will say there is a very good reason for buy back sick time, pager pay and holiday pay.
Think about it. It is very obvious.
If I was a drug dealer and running a lucrative business I really don't think 20 more cops will have me moving out.
It's the lawyers, judges and courts.
You are actually part of those statistics. How many felons have been released with your type of crime that should still be in prison?
Too lenient sentences is a major problem.
#20 Oct 29, 2013
4 Paid holidays a year and that is it. And as a public safety outfit you will be required to work the holiday if you are low man.
#21 Oct 29, 2013
I know 100% for sure you haven't asked a councilor about union contracts.
You see you can't touch or take anything away from a contract unless you want the city to be sued for millions of dollars.
The union would have to agree to it.
That is a federal labor law, sorry.
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