8John replied to 8Bailey's discussion Should school days be shorter?
"I do not think that school days should be shortened. Making the school days shorter would cause summer break to be shorter. Although a student could work more after school if the days were shorter, they would not be able to work as much during the…"
Nov 16
8John replied to 2MaryRuth's discussion Should All Vaccines Be Required?
"I do not think that all vaccines should be required. I think it should be up to the person, or a kids parents, to decide what vaccines they do, and don't want to get. I do think political views have an affect on peoples beliefs on vaccines. This…"
Nov 16
8John replied to 5 8 konnor johnson's discussion Should there be an online school option?
"I think there should be an option for online school, however, I do not think that it should be the only option of school for the students. I personally learn a lot better in person. I think that a few more people would graduate because of of online…"
Nov 16
8John replied to 6Addison's discussion Is a vegan diet really healthy?
"I do not think the veagan diet is healthy. It would be very hard to get all of the correct nutriets you need naturally, without eating products from animals. However, they may be able to get these nutrients from supplements made in a factory. People…"
Nov 11
8John replied to 5/7Olivia's discussion Is Online Schooling More Effective than In-person?
"If I had the option to do online school I wouldn't take it. I personally learn better face to face, and if I am struggling, it is easier to raise your hand and ask the teacher questions in person. I think in person school also holds students more…"
Oct 28
8John replied to 7Logan's discussion Should Students be allowed to listen to music during class?
"I believe students should be able to listen to music during worktime, but it should be up to the teacher if students can listen to music during normal class time. I listen to music often when I am working, but I usually don't listen to music while…"
Oct 28
8John replied to 8Paige's discussion BLM
"I do not agree with the BLM protest. Sure, in some instances black people are treated poorly compared to different races, however I think people handled this in a bad way. Some protest were peacful, however serveral turned into riots, and became…"
Oct 27
8John replied to 3Kai's discussion What is the Most Efficient Way of Generating Electricity?
"I think this is definitely a possible solution for natural energy, however there are some things to worry about with these windmills too. Building these windmills could possibly leave some liter in the ocean. Building these windmills would also…"
Oct 27
8John replied to 8John's discussion Should Farm Equipment be Allowed on Highways
"I agree, not many people usually leave enough time for the chances of getting stuck behind equpiment, and sometimes I can be guilty of this. However, ecspecially this time of year, I like to leave a little earlier than usual just in case I get stuck…"
Oct 27
8John replied to 8John's discussion Should Farm Equipment be Allowed on Highways
"It can definitly be annoying getting stuck behind slow moving farm equipment, ecspecially when you are in a rush. However, like you said, it is nessasary for farmers to be able to use the highways to move equipment."
Oct 27
8John replied to 8John's discussion Should Farm Equipment be Allowed on Highways
"I agree, people should definitely give themselves more time to get to their destination. Ecspecially around this time of year it is very likely you will come across a piece of farm equipment. "
Oct 27
8John replied to 8John's discussion Should Farm Equipment be Allowed on Highways
"I agree, everybody is always in a rush, and a piece of equipment infront of them can make them make dangerous choices. Most of the time getting stuck behind equipment does not take very long anyways."
Oct 27
8John replied to 8John's discussion Should Farm Equipment be Allowed on Highways
"The engines in these pieces of equipment also play a huge role in their speed and size. Another reason these machines cannot go faster is because of their gear ratios. Lower gears amount to more power, and because these tractors are made for power,…"
Oct 27
8John replied to 7Kyrsten's discussion Why aren't kids being taught cursive anymore?
"I do not write in cursive very often, but I remeber learning how to. I think one reason cursive is not being taught as much is because several people don't know how to read cursive, causing it to be useless to learn. I do not think it should be…"
Oct 27
8John replied to 8John's discussion Should Farm Equipment be Allowed on Highways
"I agree, farm equipment traveling on the highways can definitely be dangerous. This can be because of the size, speed, and more. However, it becomes more safe when the tractor has all the legal requirments, and both drivers are driving safely."
Oct 26
8John replied to 8John's discussion Should Farm Equipment be Allowed on Highways
"It definitely takes longer to take country roads, ecspecially if you are taking a detour just to avoid the highways. Not only are country roads not in as good as condition as highways, they often have more hills and curves, which also takes longer."
Oct 26
8John replied to 8John's discussion Should Farm Equipment be Allowed on Highways
"I agree, many other motor vehicles cause several crashes and can be dangerous just like farm equipment. So there is no reason to illegalize farm equipment on highways because it is dangerous."
Oct 26
8John replied to 8John's discussion Should Farm Equipment be Allowed on Highways
"I also get frustrated when people are driving wrecklessly around me when I am driving equipment down the highway. I also agree that farmers are just trying to do there job, and it doesn't hurt to be patient sometimes."
Oct 26
8John replied to 8John's discussion Should Farm Equipment be Allowed on Highways
"I have never seen an accident happen because of farm equipment, because most of the time if I see a driver trying to pass me in a dangerous spot, I slow down, and move over, so they can get around me faster and safer."
Oct 26
8John replied to 8John's discussion Should Farm Equipment be Allowed on Highways
"Most accidents are caused by other drivers not being safe when approaching or passing equipment. However, operators error also plays a role in farm equipment related accidents. But operators error also happens in regular accidents involving cars. "
Oct 25
8John replied to 8John's discussion Should Farm Equipment be Allowed on Highways
"I also see no problem with farm equipment traveling on highways as long as the operator smart while driving the machine. The operator should allow space for other cars to comfortbly and safely pass. "
Oct 25
8John replied to 8John's discussion Should Farm Equipment be Allowed on Highways
"I agree, there is a lot of driving time sometimes when farming. If the equipment can't get to the grain storage in a good manner of time, then the combine has to wait, causing it to take even longer to harvest the crop."
Oct 25
8John replied to 8John's discussion Should Farm Equipment be Allowed on Highways
"People can definetly get and a rush and do not very smart things when approaching farm equipment. I have had people pass me in a no passing zone(going up a hill), and sometimes I should shake my head about it."
Oct 25
8John replied to 8John's discussion Should Farm Equipment be Allowed on Highways
"I agree, farm equipment on backroads can sometimes be more dangerous than on the highway. This is because the road is to narrow and sometimes doesn't allow enough room when two vehicles are passing eachother in opposite directions."
Oct 25
8John replied to 8John's discussion Should Farm Equipment be Allowed on Highways
"I agree, farmers provide a lot of resources to the world, and sometimes the least we could do is wait behind them for a short period of time, until we can safely pass them."
Oct 25
8John replied to 8John's discussion Should Farm Equipment be Allowed on Highways
"I agree, when moving farm equipment we are on our way to work just as much as any other driver on the road. Farmers are just trying to get from point A to point B, and then get out of your way."
Oct 25
8John replied to 8John's discussion Should Farm Equipment be Allowed on Highways
"I understand you point of farm equipment not being allowed on roads after dark. However, I have heard some farmers say the like moving farm equipment at night better because then drivers can see the flashing lights better. I am not sure if the…"
Oct 25
8John replied to 8John's discussion Should Farm Equipment be Allowed on Highways
"I agree, it is much faster for farmers to use the highways when moving equipment, however it can be dangerous at times. If the tractors have all the legal requirements, and both drivers are being safe, it elimnates some of the dangers."
Oct 24
8John replied to 8John's discussion Should Farm Equipment be Allowed on Highways
"I agree, some people are not very smart when passing farm equipment. Those people need to learn to be pacient, and wait for a safe time to pass the machine."
Oct 24
8John replied to 8John's discussion Should Farm Equipment be Allowed on Highways
"I have also never had a close call when driving equipment on the road, but I definetly have had people dangerously pass me. I definitely appreciate the drivers who wait for a safe time to pass, and are cautious of farm equipment."
Oct 24
8John replied to 8John's discussion Should Farm Equipment be Allowed on Highways
"I agree, it is much more efficient for farmers to travel on the highway to get from farm to farm. Farmers are just trying to get where they need to be, and get out of your way."
Oct 24
8John replied to 8John's discussion Should Farm Equipment be Allowed on Highways
"Interesting point of view. However, if farm equipment can't travel on highways it will cause the supply of food to drop significantly. This is because the land will no longer be able to be farmed with no way to access it. Although sometimes the farm…"
Oct 24
8John replied to 8John's discussion Should Farm Equipment be Allowed on Highways
"It can definitely be frustrating getting stuck behind farm equipment, but like you said, the farmers are just trying to do their job. Farmers don't want to be in your way."
Oct 24
8John replied to 8John's discussion Should Farm Equipment be Allowed on Highways
"I also think that some drivers need to have patience when approaching farm equipment. Drivers should stay calm and wait for a safe time to pass the machine, rather than speeding around them really fast. "
Oct 24
8John replied to 8John's discussion Should Farm Equipment be Allowed on Highways
"I agree, I do not love driving equipment on the highway because I know the dangers of it. However, in order to get to some fields we have to do it. So it becomes a necessary task that I try to do safely."
Oct 24
8John posted a discussion
       This time of year there are several pieces of farm equipment traveling from farm to farm on highways. This is necessary for farmers to get their equipment where they need it, but some people claim that farm equipment should not be allowed on…
Oct 23
8John replied to 5Avery's discussion Is America the best at sports?
"I think the U.S is good at the sports we play. However, when it comes to sports like rugby, soccer and more, many European countries are better than the U.S. Also, we often get beat by places like Jamaica in sprinting. This is probably because this…"
Oct 19
8John replied to 3 Weston Reisz's discussion Is it Offensive for Sports Teams to use Native American Names, Imagery, and Gestures?
"I think sports teams should be able to use Native American names for there sports teams. I think that most of the times the people that are saying it is offensive, don't even belong to these groups of people. With the reasearch I have done on this,…"
Oct 19
8John replied to 3Erika Sherlund's discussion Should Schools have dress codes?
"I think we should have a dress code in schools. I think that dress codes are enforced more on girls than boys. I think this could be because there are more types of clothes for girls that may go against school dress code rules. However, I don't…"
Oct 19
8John replied to 6 Isaac's discussion Are Tiny electric truck Good?
"Electric trucks are yet to prove to be able to do some of the task I would need them to do. They do not have near the towing capacity as gas or diesel truck, due to so much of the capacity being taken up by the battery, and the way the truck must be…"
Oct 19
8John replied to 5 Logan's discussion Defunding the Police
"I do not support defunding the police. I do not think that the whole police force should be punished for something one officer did. I think we should fund the police more if anything. That way police will get the correct training, so they know what…"
Oct 11
8John replied to 6Casey's discussion Should College be free?
"I do not think college should be free. If college became free, taxes would be raised significantly, causing people to pay for it in the long run anyways. If people want to go to college they should have to pay for it. It is an option they chose to…"
Oct 11
8John replied to 2Taven's discussion Should car manufacturers make the older cars again.
"I think it would be really cool if manufacturers made classic car bodies, but had newer, more efficient engines inside of them. This way they would not break down as often, and if they did, parts would be more available. However, if the car is a…"
Oct 10
8John replied to 8Alexus's discussion Should high school students have jobs
"I definetly think high-schoolers should have jobs. I work everyday after school, along with on weekends, and fulltime during the summer. Working has been very benificial to me.  I have been working after school for a while, and I have seen no harm…"
Oct 10
8John replied to 8 Abram's discussion exotic pets
"I do not think that exotic animals should be owned by non-professional animal caretakers. Random people who don't know about these animals nor have the habitat and room for these animals, should not own exotic animals. Most of these people just…"
Sep 27
8John replied to 7Mitchcell's discussion Are Electric Cars Better Than Gas Cars?
"Most people don't acknowledge the fact that you still have to burn coal and other resources to make electrcity. Sure, there is solar and wind energy, but that only makes up 10% of U.S electricity. I would prefer a gas vehicle over electric. Electric…"
Sep 27
8John replied to 5Audrey's discussion Should students have to take a foreign language class?
"I think that foreign language classes are beneficial if the students want to learn the language, however, they are not for everyone. If a student would not like to go to college after high school, or is going to pursue an occupation they will not…"
Sep 27
8John replied to 8Isabella's discussion Should schools have uniforms?
"I don't think school uniforms are necessary in schools. Having school uniforms makes evrybody the same, and not be able to express themselves. Overall, I think having school uniforms would cause more students to complain about them, and cause more…"
Sep 27
8John replied to 3Chloe Rudolph's discussion Fentanyl Poisoning
"I do not think that fentanyl poising is talked about enough.  I do not personally know anybody who has died or had serious effects from fentanyl poisining, however I still know how dangerous it is. Educating more people about it could save several…"
Sep 23
8John replied to 7Logan's discussion Should students have to put their phones in the pouches?
"I don't really mind putting my phone in the pouch, however, I don't think there should be a punishment for not putting your phone up. Some teachers will give tardies, detentions, etc., for not putting your phones up, and I don't think that they…"
Sep 22
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