Yet Another Reprieve for Valley View

November 14th, 2014

By Michael Kaufman
Chairman Steve Brescia did an admirable job of running the meeting and keeping a straight face while knowing that nothing said—no matter how factual, eloquent or passionate—would change his mind or those of the other 11 knaves or fools.

Is It Him? Most Likely

November 6th, 2014

By Jeffrey Page
For the soldier I never met

Hogan

November 6th, 2014

Clobbered

Lesser Evil Time Again?

October 30th, 2014

By Michael Kaufman
I’ve cast many a quixotic primary vote for my candidate of choice, only to see them finish far behind someone I don’t like very much at all. Then when the general election comes around in November I am often faced with a choice of voting for someone I don’t like very much, someone I like even less, or someone I like but who is running as a minor party candidate and who has no chance of getting elected.

Hogan

October 30th, 2014

Surprise!

Carrie’s Painting of the Week – 10/25/14

October 23rd, 2014

The colors of the leaves seem to make up for the longer nights.

Do We Deserve This?

October 23rd, 2014

By Jeffrey Page
Here’s a man who agrees to quit Congress if he’s convicted. Not so very big of him.

Hogan

October 23rd, 2014

$$$ talks

Express Scripts Too Big to Obey Law?

October 17th, 2014

By Michael Kaufman
Almost three years have passed since the state legislature passed a bill that prohibits insurers from requiring patients to get prescriptions through the mail. I wondered how this letter from St. Louis-based Express Scripts squares with New York State law.

Hogan

October 16th, 2014

The long snooze