A Pearl Harbor A La Francaise
November 22, 2015 The response of France, and the West, must be stripped of all sentimentality. What happened in Paris on the night of Friday, Nov. 13, to Saturday, Nov. more »»
Supporting United Way
November 22, 2015 As we enter the holiday season, we have reason to be optimistic as we strive toward our goal of helping to improve the quality of life for all those that call Southern Chautauqua County home. more »»
Affordable Care Act Not Working As Intended
November 22, 2015 When the Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare,” passed five years ago, government prognosticators and private research organizations projected between 21 million and 27 million exchange enrollees in... more »»
The F-Word Versus The S-Word
November 21, 2015 The horrors of fascism have been pounded into everyone’s heads for decades, with visceral reactions of disgust and revulsion being carefully cultivated through visions of the German holocaust. more »»
Debating Common Core
November 15, 2015 Common Core is the latest in a series of failed federal education reforms. The goal was for individual states to adopt these national academic standards and tests. more »»
Speak His Mind? Sure, If He Has A Brain
November 8, 2015 If the Republican presidential primary were held today, and if I were going to vote for Donald Trump, I would tap the check-it ballot box with a finger of my left hand. I am right-handed. more »»
Discussing Social Security
November 8, 2015 The following are the facts about Social Security’s finances, according to the trustees of the system who include high officials in the Obama administration: First: Under current law and absent... more »»
Why Do My Property Taxes Keep Going Up?
November 1, 2015 “I would really like to see my town and county property taxes go down.” That is the statement that many people utter when they get their tax bill each year or when the topic of taxes comes up. more »»
Mommy And Daddy, Who Did You Vote For?
November 1, 2015 This Tuesday, Nov. 3, is Election Day. This is the opportunity to exercise our voice for the future of our communities. The polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. more »»
What Will You Give Up?
October 31, 2015 We all have hopes and dreams. For some people, those dreams stay off in the future and may be called permanent potential. Others achieve their dreams and go way beyond. more »»
Back To The Future’s Future
October 25, 2015 We’ve been waiting for this for the last 30 years: Marty McFly and his time-traveling DeLorean have finally arrived in the future, October 2015. more »»
Staying Warm In The Winter
October 25, 2015 As New York State begins to look at another winter heating season, it is timely to take a look at recent developments for natural gas, the primary home heating fuel consumed in the state (56% of all... more »»