Monthly Archives: January 2015

Food for thought…

Let’s see… George Washington served 8 years (1789 – 1797)… Abraham Lincoln served 4 years (1861 – 1865)… Theodore Roosevelt served 8 years (1901 – 1909)… Harry S. Truman served 8 years (1945 – 1953)… Ronald Reagan served 8 years … Continue reading

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20 years overdue – Sheldon Silver in federal custody!

From New York Daily News: NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver accused of $6 million bribery and kickback scheme, taken into custody Silver, who has been one of the most powerful lawmakers in Albany for more than two decades, surrendered to … Continue reading

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2015 State of the County Address

This past Thursday I had the pleasure to hear Ulster County Executive Mike Hein delivering the 2015 State of the County Address. Here are the accomplishments and initiatives listed in a take-home leaflet: Environment • Net Carbon Neutral County Government … Continue reading

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For the record…

Attorney General Eric Holder is the recipient of this letter from retired FBI Special Agent K. Dee McCown: :: K. Dee McCown College Station, Texas December 28, 2014 Attorney General Eric Holder U.S. Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW … Continue reading

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Breaking news…

BAD NEWS… Caesars largest unit to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy today “Among its casino peers, Caesars’ empire remains the largest, employing some 68,000 people worldwide at more than 50 casino-hotels, including Caesars Palace on the Las Vegas Strip… Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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It’s that time of the year again…

Politics has always been a dirty business. Still, people complain every year that this may be the dirtiest year ever, and usually they are right. That’s why we introduced last year the Terry Award, to be presented annually to the … Continue reading

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