Tag Archives: Buffalo New York

The Endorsement Of Jay Inslee

America is a large and diverse country.  Most issues of significance are national if not global.  However some issues are much more regional.  I am very familiar with most issues that are native to areas east of the Mississippi.  I … Continue reading

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The Ketchup Bottle In The Barroom

Many of my readers know I coached basketball.  Before hard work and good fortune intersected to provide me with the opportunity to coach at the college level I spent eight years in an “apprenticeship” at the high school level.  During … Continue reading

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Which Knee?

I’m certain my critics label me a knee jerk liberal.  They think I automatically side with President Obama.  While I normally side with him there are rare occasions when I not only break with him but openly criticize his position. … Continue reading

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Mafia. What Mafia?

I grew up in suburban Buffalo.  One of the largest ethnic groups in Western New York is Italian-Americans.  Many of my friends were of that wonderful ethnic heritage.  The other day one of the common stories of their childhood came … Continue reading

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Contradictory Multiple Meanings

I’m writing this article a bit in advance so forgive me if an unexpected event usurps my prediction of yesterday’s big American political headline.  On March 23, 2010 President Barack Obama signed Obamacare into law.  Famously Vice President Joe Biden … Continue reading

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Anticipation, Celebration And One Resolution

It’s Monday morning as I write this article and I am presented with a mixed bag of emotions.  Among what has happened in the last few hours and what I anticipate I’m all over the place.  One mystery has been … Continue reading

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On Deck

It’s one of those ponder, reflect and look ahead days as I write this article.  We are sitting in about the middle of February and this month promises to have at least two big political stories unfold before it ends; … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Four Letter Word

We all long to be our own boss and in this project I really am.  Since I have never monetized this site, (and never will charge for access), I am not even a slave to the profit motive; the site … Continue reading

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Anecdotal Evidence From Cheektowaga

Today I am not going to present any statistics.  That does not mean I’m going to forgo facts!  I’m going to present anecdotal evidence from the first 47 years of my own life experience supplemented by what I have seen … Continue reading

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Gun Courage

I have never been a big follower of high profile criminal cases.  I lived in suburban Buffalo when the O. J. Simpson trial was going on and hardly paid attention to it.  Trust me, in football crazy Bills’ country it … Continue reading

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