Category: CIty of Amsterdam

Tuesday Things

As if Tuesday couldn’t get any better: Tuesday being the day when you get to hear two songs from your favorite artist back-to-back-on the radio — two Meatloaf songs in row! In Rocktober! Kill me now. Anyway, a few quick things unrelated to sonic drudgery:...

Breaking: UFO Sighting in Upstate City

(October 1,2012) AMSTERDAM, NY — Local residents in this small upstate city expressed a range of emotions in response to a greyish elliptical-shaped object appearing in the sky for nearly hour at approximately 17:08 EST. Holly Sansclue remarked on seeing the object from her kitchen...

Rubbing Nickels

I found the Saturday Recorder editorial Time for State to Audit City Books to be problematic on a few levels. First, if you posit that the city does not have two nickels to run together, you cannot simultaneously posit that the city has no sense...

Unskewed

Thanks to pundit Dick Morris we cannot trust any presidential polls as they are uniformly, intentionally and conspiratorially skewed to show liberal bias and hence that is why Obama shows a lead. To fix the problem, we have to unskew them as they “just don’t...

Now What, So What, Then What

Apparently, the Northville vote against consolidation in the Mayfield/Northville school merger has created a bit of apoplexy and derision at the Recorder given their recent editorial OK, Northville: Now What?  What an affront to the consolidationists that voters would find their medicine unpalatable and perhaps...

I Get So Emotional… Baby

Apparently any time you advocate on behalf of your values or principles on school district issues, no matter how sound your arguments and facts, you are deemed emotional while the opposite side, typically the editorial writerss and the administration, are objective and factual. Maybe it...

Bang Your Head

Regrettably the head banging in this post is not on metal or thrash but on a cool 7-figures for more demolition.  Let me ask an impolite question: Why can’t we take 50% of that and instead of creating more parking lots that will sit empty...

Get a Job!

Life in the City of Amsterdam would be like Mayberry if people would only get a job– the underlying ideology inherent voiced by the never ending meme that people use DSS services here disproportionately to anywhere else. Why, if I’m to believe local folklore, we...