No thought for the common man
Some time ago I took to heart some words of Buckminster Fuller: “You never change things by fighting the existing reality.
Dozens of residents of Sullivan County and the wider region turned out to a rally on June 30 to protest President Donald Trump’s policies regarding immigrants, and specifically his decision to separate more than 2,300 children from their parents.
The managing director of the Upper Delaware River Basin Citizens (UDRBC) would like the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) to be abolished or neutered in the hope that shale gas extraction would then be allowed within the Delaware River Basin (DRB).
Delgado’s regional ties
The first sign was the feeling of tiny blisters through my silk nightgown on awakening. Now, the rash is hot. It itches constantly. Blisters cover my back from neck to hip. It has come early this summer.
The House of Representatives on June 21 passed the 2018 Farm Bill formally known as the HR2-Agriculture and Nutrition Act. It passed on a vote of 213 to 211, without a single Democratic vote. Congressman John Faso voted in favor of it.
With two high-profile celebrities completing the act of suicide within a short span in recent weeks, the public consciousness has been raised to the epidemic of suicide and how even the most seemingly well-adjusted and successful individuals may be dealing with mental health issues that are never brought to light.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo likes to say that New York is the most progressive state in the country. But when it comes to rules and regulations regarding voting, the state’s status can best be called archaic.
Years ago, when Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand was still relatively new to her Senate seat and her seat on the Agricultural Committee, she came to Sullivan County to address dairy issues. She asked at the time, “The Federal government sets the price of milk; why wouldn’t it set the price of milk above the price of production?”