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.
In 2011, I submitted a joke to the public radio show “Prairie Home Companion” for inclusion in the annual “Joke Show,” and it got in! (A small claim to fame, perhaps, but I’ll take it.) Here it is:
“Bush and Cheney tortured.”
“Bush and Cheney tortured who?”
An educator with an impressive resume appeared before the Sullivan County legislators on May 10 and asked for their support for her proposal to open a charter school in or near Monticello, which might also serve students from the Fallsburg School District.
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.”
One of the lesser valued pursuits of spring is the annual cleaning out of the freezer.
This job clears the way for ice pops and ice cream during the summer months. And it is how it has come to be that I am roasting a turkey on this fine, mild spring day.
The United States has a school shooting problem, and it’s a bigger problem by far than in any other country in the world.
Dave Clegg is the best for the 19th
Apparently I am not alone in feeling deep concern about what’s happening at the EPA under Administrator Scott Pruitt.
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.
The review of electric companies’ responses to winter storms Riley and Quinn by the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) is now underway, and three power companies in our region are under scrutiny: New York State Electric & Gas (NYSEG), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R) and Central Hudson.