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March 31, 2015

By Shaun Marie, on Mar 31, 2015

One thing we have learned about the state budget is that giving certain industry and or people tax breaks is preferred to cutting taxes across the board to benefit every New Yorker.  Spending continues to be the problem; when spending is reduced, the budget will not have to carve out tax breaks for some. 

March 30, 2015

By Shaun Marie, on Mar 30, 2015

Three men in a room have a budget agreement, but they are the only ones who know for certain what is in the budget.  The NY Times is reporting an increase in education funding and will establish parameters for teacher evaluations that would be more rigorous and determined by the State Education Department.  Teacher tenure is increased to four years.   State of Politics

Weekly Wrap-Up

By Mike Long, on Mar 27, 2015

Big political news just before the weekend: Sen. Harry Reid is retiring.

March 26, 2015

By Shaun Marie, on Mar 26, 2015

The Obama Administration is celebrating Obamacare while American workers are having their working hours cut due to the mandates in Obamacare.

March 25, 2015

By Shaun Marie, on Mar 25, 2015

Breaking News:  Beau Berdghal will be charged with desertion.  Five terrorist free for a deserter who we were told served with distinction.

March 24, 2015

By Shaun Marie, on Mar 24, 2015

As always, E. J. McMahon is looking out for the tax-paying citizens in New York.  Read his column in today's NY Post and then call your legislator and urge them to accept Mr. McMahon's recommendations.  It is not too late to do so.  The Senate can be reached at 518-455-2800 and the Assembly's phone number is 518-455-4100.  Make your voice heard; as long as we remain silent, they will continue to mismanage our tax dollars. 

March 23, 2015

By Shaun Marie, on Mar 23, 2015

The NY Post editorial questions the vanishing terror threats.

Weekly Wrap-Up

By Mike Long, on Mar 20, 2015

Great – Hillary Clinton wants the government to take over fun

Is this what a Hillary “camp for adults” would look like? 

March 19, 2015

By Shaun Marie, on Mar 19, 2015

President Obama floats mandatory voting in the United States.  Yes, you read that right, mandatory voting in the United States of America.  As a political organization, we certainly encourage  voting and would like to see a much higher percentage of voters at polling booths, but mandatory voting here in the Uni

March 18, 2015

By Shaun Marie, on Mar 18, 2015

The New York Daily News editorial skewers Mayor de Blasio for his tardiness, rightfully so.

Two men in a room is not an agreement.  Until term limits are included, no one is being serious about ethics reform.