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Jully 31, 2015

Dear Editor:

In a recent article you wrote in reference to the Cricket Valley Energy Transmission Upgrade project, currently under review by the New York State Department of Public Service (DPS), that “The latest CVE proposal is a new line of monotowers as high as...

July 28, 2015-The Israeli propaganda machine is gearing up to defeat the Iran deal (the JCPOA or Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) because the right wing Likud Party has it as an article of faith that Iran is their enemy and the US should do their...

July 27, 2015- If time flies when you’re having fun, then it disappears entirely when you’re flying. Or more specifically, when you’re flying across an ocean, starting a new job in a new city on a new continent. I’m still trying to get my sense of...

July 27, 2015 

We just learned from a source in Sylvester’s barnyard that his campaign is focusing on the black sheep vote which heretofore has been deeply discounted by pollsters since black sheep were seldom seen standing in line at the polls.  But if the whole herd...

July 23- The WSJ reports (7/23) that the White House and the two houses of Congress are in agreement for the first time in eight years:  they have agreed that funding the highway bill should be paid for by taxing foreign corporate earnings...

July 11-The London Review of Books carries stories too hot or too controversial for its more sensitive U.S. cousin, The New York Review of Books.  We offer our readers this insight because we think making progress in our Iran relations of considerable importance. 

In the July 2...

June 16, 2015 

The Millbrook Library Board of Trustees has voted in a unanimous decision to ask the residents of the Town of Washington for an increase in public support from the currently allocated $100,000 per year to $184,000 per year.  This measure will be placed on the...

July 6- I can only write in silence and alone. It’s not that I haven’t tried otherwise—the whole starving-artist/grungy-coffee-shop-dweller thing really captivated me for a while. I used to frequent the Starbucks in my small hometown in rural...

July 6- If you read real estate adds, homes are something you can buy and live in and sell.  I was taught that homes are where people live, places real people, people having names, call home.  What real estate brokers deal in are houses,...

I dreamed I saw Alexander Hamilton last night

with deep circled rings under his eyes.

He didn’t look like a ten dollar bill,

but it was he alright with a bullet

in...