- Monday, March 3, 2014
Street Talk: March 3, 2014
What was your favorite movie that you saw last year?
- Saturday, March 1, 2014
In Our Opinion: Imperfect Farm Bill better than none at all
"As with any compromise, the Farm Bill isn't perfect."
In Your Opinion: Russia should have done better with Olympics
Any time a country is awarded the chance to host the Olympics, they have enough time and have always come through and did what they were supposed to; provide safe arenas and village for the athletes. So why couldn't Sochi, Russia?
- Friday, February 28, 2014
In Our Opinion: Animal cruelty officer worth the money
Few things seem to capture the public's imagination -- and outrage -- as a story about a neglected or abused animal.
In Your Opinion: Life without Facebook is plenty social
Thanks to the Star's Jessica Reynolds for her great piece on Facebook (Feb. 24) and to Emily Popek for that wonderful illustration.
In Your Opinion: Careful letting people into your home
Seniors, beware. Having help come into your home isn't always a good idea. There are those who will steal you blind.
- Thursday, February 27, 2014
In Our Opinion: Washington, indeed, would be appalled
This opinion, reflecting the views of a political movement, was written in a newspaper on the occasion of a president of the United States retiring from office after serving two terms.
In Your Opinion: NIMBY: It's not just for anti-frackers
Spoiler alert: Frackers are NIMBYs too!
- Wednesday, February 26, 2014
In Our Opinion: Tasers make sense for Oneonta police
Let's hearken back to a Daily Star story from just last July:
In your opinion: Gibson supports hospice's goals
We are fortunate to have Chris Gibson representing us in Congress. After having the privilege of spending time with him discussing the recent changes in health care that affect our local hospice, I believe he truly shares our concern over the impact on our ability to serve his Delaware, Otsego and Schoharie county constituents.
- Tuesday, February 25, 2014
In Our Opinion: Cheers
To the Polar Bear Jump, Odyssey of the Mind tournament and push notifications for vehicle registration and inspections.
In Your Opinion: Time to bring back passenger trains
It seems there is a terrible epidemic going around in our country that continues every year -- highway traffic accidents and fatalities. During this hard winter we always hear in the news about massive pile-ups, head-on crashes, and fender-benders all the time.
In Your Opinion: Does Code of Ethics mean nothing?
In Butternuts, newly elected Town Councilman Scot Lueck had to give up the dog warden position upon taking the town councilman position.
- Monday, February 24, 2014
In Our Opinion: Cable merger warrants some scrutiny
Comcast, the biggest cable entertainment outfit in the United States, wants to take $45 billion out of petty cash to purchase Time Warner, a smaller cable outfit that dominates our local market.
In Your Opinion: Newspaper ignores Obama lawlessness
As a conservative, I can see the lawlessness of the Obama administration. The media, which includes The Daily Star, turn a blind eye to misconduct of this president and his administration.
- Saturday, February 22, 2014
In Our Opinion: GOP has it wrong on Obamacare report
By now, you have no doubt heard the story that the Affordable Care Act will result in the loss of 2 million American jobs.
In Your Opinion: Pinkey's column distorts the facts
Chuck Pinkey and his distortions: In attributing the phrase "equality of income" to the liberals, he conveniently omitted the 'IN" (inequality). Unemployment figures are another misrepresentation of facts, just like Fox getting all the numbers wrong on election night. Maybe the "frogs" didn't vote for Obama, but he won the election and received over 50 percent of the popular vote!
- Friday, February 21, 2014
In Our Opinion: 'Swine Lake' just doesn't have the same ring
Let's say there are a couple of animal species that are causing trouble in New York state.
In Your Opinion: Taxes are never simple for farmers
Concerning the legislation passing to cap raises in agricultural land taxes at two percent per year on eligible land in agricultural districts (should be assessed value, not taxes):
- Thursday, February 20, 2014
In Our Opinion: Cooperstown will enjoy welcoming Jeter