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"Going to Hell Quick, Fast, & in a hurry"

Going to Hell Quick, Fast, & in a hurry - 1/24/2012
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Bridgeton, NJ

I have lived in NJ all of my 40 years and am truly disappointed of the decline of living standards in the southern part of the state. Especially Cumberland County. I grew up when we could leave our windows open and feel the night breeze and if you fell asleep under the tree in your yard you weren't raped or robbed. At the very least for paying the highest property taxes and darn near highest car insurance in the nation one should at least expect to be able to read the paper without finding out that another senior citizen has gotten beaten up and robbed. This town, Bridgeton, is so small that I live in that if you blink while driving you pass right through it. Not a problem in my book. However, that darn small with so many police NO ONE should be getting attacked in broad daylight as if we were in Chicago or something. Granted there is crime everywhere in the world. It's just going to be so because sin does exist. I don't know what disgust me most the lack of feeling safe anymore, police officers arresting their own for selling drugs or police protecting their own. Everyone acting and pretending to be so busy and yet nothing getting done to my satisfaction. Why to my satisfaction because I am the taxpayer!! In every doctor's office there is a sign that says "payment due when service is rendered" well I have given payment so can I get some service rendered? There is absolutely nothing to do. So many sex offenders and inmates from the largest prison in the state being located here and staying once released will give you one thing to your back. Overpaying for absolutely no reason whatsoever.Relocating, relocating, and relocating!

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