Posts Tagged ‘Capitol Connection’

What a Mess!

Written by admin on . Posted in Opinion and Column

Just when New York should have the strongest leadership team available, things have never looked worse. Because we are in the greatest recession in modern history, we need good thinking, good public policy work. Instead of creative solutions, we have had what can only be described as political gang wars
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Behind the Curtain

Written by admin on . Posted in On Topic OTDT, Opinion and Column

No matter how the State Senate debacle turns out, one thing is for sure: the curtain has been lifted, and what we are seeing is truly disgusting. Think about the words “representative government.” The word “representative” has two important components: “re” and “present.” Yet it turns out that the last thing the Democrats or Republicans [&hellip
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The Untouchables

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When David Paterson was the State Senate minority leader, I wrote a column about him and his so-called conference. Clearly, neither party owns the franchise on greed, stupidity, insanity or self-destruction. But now, after the Democrats waited years to show what they could do as top dogs, some Democratic members of the State Senate appear [&hellip
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MEET THE 'MAVERICKS'

Written by admin on . Posted in Politics

A POLITICAL BEDTIME STORY THAT COULD BECOME ALL TOO REAL By Alan S. Chartock Once upon a time, a little red herring met the emperor’s new clothes. The red herring, of course, is the assertion by the Republican campaign that the Democrats are (gasp!) questioning the honor of vice presidential would-be Sarah Palin. It’s nonsense, [&hellip
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