Daily Update

That which we call a rose / By any other name would smell as sweet; that which we call legislative pork ... is still taxpayer's money being used to buy votes. 

Where is Valutek? And the jobs it promised.

This is not what upstate needs. 

Bill Hammond writes about a hidden costs of insuring immigrants.

Even when the federal government is right -- seldom, for the record -- the state Dept. of Health resisted its warnings.  Governments role is to protect her citizens...and in this case it certainly looks like it failed.

Mr. Kristol:  Making the analogy that David French can win the way Senator Buckley won in 1970 will not work as noted in this article by Ed Kilgore in the New Yorker Magazine

De Blasio just killed a quality pre-K program to please his paymasters.

The NYPD has banned use of the word “cut” in reports about slashings and stabbings — and laid out painfully obvious definitions for cops to rely on when recording the attacks, The Post has learned.  Seriously?  What is up with the NYPD Brass?  Before you know it, they will have our police armed with Zen recordings to make everyone calm. 

You must be registered to vote in the June 28, 2016 Congressional Primary.  Last day to register is tomorrow, June 3, 2016

MAIL REGISTRATION (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-210(3))
Application must be postmarked no later than June 3rd and received by a board of elections no later than June 8th to be eligible to vote in the Primary.

  IN PERSON REGISTRATION (N.Y. Election Law Sections 5-210, 5-211, 5-212)
You may register at your local board of elections or any state agency participating in the National Voter Registration Act, on any business day throughout the year but, to be eligible to vote in the Congressional Primary, your application must be received no later than June 3rd.

CHANGE OF ADDRESS (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-208(3))
Notices of change of address from registered voters received by June 8th by a county board of elections must be processed and entered in the records in time for the Congressional Primary.

Thursday's with Gipperten...Number 1 is obviously a leftover from his Chicago days.