Get Big money out of NY politics

Get Big money out of NY politics

To the Editor, The NY State Legislature passed historic reforms in 2019. Campaign finance reform did not make it. Politicians in NY still must fund-raise like crazy from sources who can make the biggest contributions.The two worst effects of this are that candidates have little time to spend with future constituents listening to their concerns, […]

How the Media Politicizes Crime Coverage

How the Media Politicizes Crime Coverage

BY DIANE DIMOND Words matter. So does equal treatment. So when The New York Times recently devoted a three-column article on the top of the front page equating the actions and words of the El Paso mass murderer to those of “right-wing media,” I was curious, to say the least. Was The Gray Lady saying […]

Contrary to Media Coverage, Most Americans Aren’t That Into Politics

Contrary to Media Coverage, Most Americans Aren’t That Into Politics

BY SCOTT RASMUSSEN For many obsessed with politics, the upcoming midterm elections are perceived as a fight between good and evil that will determine the fate of the nation. In the narrative framed by true believers and much media coverage, it’s a fight between those who are convinced that President Donald Trump can make America […]

Why I am Voting “No” for the Constitutional Convention

Why I am Voting “No” for the Constitutional Convention

Op-Ed by Tom DePrisco  NYS law mandates voters be asked every twenty years, or at other times, if they would like a Constitutional Convention. We will be asked this question on Election Day 2017. Any part of our constitution could be changed as a result of a Constitutional Convention. Previously, state legislators have successfully proposed […]

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