Monthly Archives: November 2008

Be the Governor

As part of his ongoing effort to fully explain the magnitude of the budget situation challenging the state, Governor Paterson today unveiled a new website. At the heart of the website’s goal is a state budget calculator that lets you try to balance the budget. Critics will quickly note that the calculator does not allow […]

It’s Not Rocket Science

At this moment in time, Oxford University has compiled an absolutely, fairly unique list of the ten most irritating phrases in the English language. With all due respect, I personally think it’s a nightmare to limit the list to only ten. But, at the end of the day, Oxford provides a fair start to an […]

Democrats Dominate

In New York, as in much of the nation, November 4, 2008 was a very good night for the Democrat Party. For the first time since 1965 Democrats are the majority party in the State Senate. With decisive victories against two long serving incumbents, Caesar Trunzo of Long Island and Serphin Maltese of Queens, Democrats […]