Monthly Archives: April 2014

Spelling bee news… Assembly… A-S-S-E-M-B-L-Y

I would modify the tag line to: “Political courage you can count on… a finger.” Also, the Bernardo link bothers me. Badly. – Jon Dogar-Marinesco Advertisements

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WTF is a State Assenbly?

While Ulster County political blogs are abuzz over Susan Zimet’s Facebook page (above) about challenging the New York State Assemblyman Kevin A. Cahill, I have a question, and I will ask it in French: What the fuck is a State … Continue reading

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We’re supposed to be free people, not party apparatchiks

Von Howze, a Facebook friend, posted this today on her wall: A very good friend of mine, who is a Committee person in a near by state, was recently accused of being disloyal because she refused to carry petitions for … Continue reading

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Rochester bargains galore!

From Ulster County Comptroller Elliott Auerbach’s blog we learn that “the number of properties in Ulster County to be auctioned off for non-payment of taxes is up 28 from last year, and there’s a 32 percent increase in the amount … Continue reading

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Surprise yourself – take this ‘political compass’ test…

“The old one-dimensional categories of ‘right’ and ‘left’, established for the seating arrangement of the French National Assembly of 1789, are overly simplistic for today’s complex political landscape.” Look at the graphs below… “On the standard left-right scale, how do … Continue reading

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Enough is enough!

It all started with Councilman Tavi Cilenti and Town of Rochester Supervisor Carl Chipman. For years they pestered Councilwoman Manuela Michailescu with one request: “Please, pretty please accept to be in a picture with us.” Not being able to find … Continue reading

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