What can I do about the coming election? Will it be worthwhile for me to vote? During the last nationwide campaign, one before that and the preceding one as well, I felt my vote doesn’t really count. Why? Because I don’t live anywhere our political parties define as a “swing” constituency.
U.S. Congressional Representative John Faso, NY 19 was concerned that sheriffs in his district tell him that “every drug dealer they arrest has a SNAP [food stamp] card in his pocket.”
North Korea, as everyone knows, is secretive. So, we have to depend on the U.S. corporate press for our truth and perception of the young and crazy leader of North Korea, Kim Jong Un. But there are other sources of information such as South Korea and logic as taught by Aristotle in ancient Greece.
Many in the Eldred Central School District (ECS) want to know why I would vote against the budget at the election on Tuesday, May 15. It is as follows:
Why would I pay $300K more in property taxes to get less staff, less programming and cuts to the most successful aspects of ECS—music and girls’ sports?
You’d think Cynthia Nixon’s announcement that she intends to challenge Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic primary would have been greeted in Albany with a shrug. After all, the two-term governor has decades of political experience, the power of incumbency, and a $30 million war chest.
Lots of facts and opinion are floating around the cyberwaves re guns, gun-control and the Second Amendment, following the recent mass shooting in Florida. Notice that the guns are called assault rifles or semi-automatics, but not weapons of mass destruction, even though the gunman killed 17 and seriously wounded others.
It has recently been brought to my attention via a letter sent to my home that my daughter and her peers who participated in the Walkout of March 14 will be assigned detention, which we both knew would happen. I would like to share some thoughts.
Last year, a local veteran reached out to my office seeking help for a disability claim he had with the Veterans Affairs (VA) Board of Veterans Appeals for over 30 years. For three decades, his appeal was stuck in backlogs and a bureaucratic merry-go-round as it was referred from one office to another.
I am concerned about “mindfulness” being taught at Liberty Elementary and Middle Schools. The school board’s policy regarding “Teaching About Religion,” #4313, Section 4000-”Instruction” reads as follows:
Two current Honesdale Borough Council members and a former one have filed suit against the borough’s recent decision to appoint a new council member.