Category: CIty of Amsterdam

Pearls and Oysters

Here we are , 2013. Yet, in many ways, it feels sooo 1913. I know, exaggeration , but that’s how it seems to me. Everything just seems a rehash of not only last year, but the year before , the decade before and the century...

Protecting Our Seniors

From Capitol Confidential:  The ninety-plus-year-old parents of Rep. Paul Tonko are among the roughly 680 voters whose ballots were found objectionable by lawyers representing Republican Assemblyman George Amedore in his bid to represent the 46th State Senate District, according to a Democrat involved in the...

Big City, No Heart

Our city — being small and so big hearted — has more than a few folks who act quite against our mantra, and show little heart for the City– you know, New York City. While folks travel from all over the world to the City, for us...

At Last, Election 2012

I will very likely be liveblogging events tonight; to help conversation, I will not be moderating comments so as you comment you will see them appear. I still maintain the right to delete comments that don’t pass the bar although I expect that to not...

Election Day 2012

Here are some thoughts on election day 2012 for contested races: Presidential Race — I’ll be voting for Obama/Biden. While I’ve been anxious that Romney would win, I feel much better that Dick Morris has predicted a landslide win for Romney. That pretty much seals...

Parodying Parody

It’s tough to discuss politics when literally what you would write as parody , is itself reality. Let me see if I understand recent events: — Our politics have ‘evolved’ to the point where rape is now a political ideology and subject to political discourse....