What's Worse: Mosquitoes or Spraying?
After the county planned spraying for our area this week, readers about the use of the pesticide "resmethrin" over Long Island. Suffolk officials decided to give the go ahead to spraying against mosquitoes on the South Shore following of West Nile Virus being found in mosquito pools and birds. One unconfirmed case of the virus is still be invesitgated in the state.
Christian Minucci wrote, "I think the spraying! So many ways of doing it without using the spraying. Release more bats in the areas, Tadpoles in ponds."
Tinamarie Smith Leonovich said the bugs had finally gotten to her: "I have been attacked even with the bug spray."
Angelica Laudiero voiced concern about the chemical being used. "You guys should read the warning label on this chemical... Stop being babies and get bug spray! There are people in other countries with mosquitoes the size of our hands that arent complaining!"
Should the Aurora Shooter Receive the Death Penalty?
We asked readers their opinion on the Movie Theater Shooter, James Holmes, and whether his crimes should make him receive the death penatly. Poll results were split, 50-50, on both sides, although voiced opinions indicated many felt he should have the maximum punishment our country has to offer.
One commenter, Paul, wrote in: "Death is to good for this bum. We should torture him for over a year then let him starve to death."