On the NY19 race:
“Allegedly, a Republican candidate for the House of Representative, retired Maj. Gen. Anthony German’s ‘character is the greatness of his personal integrity in all he does.’ That shouldn’t be considered to be a rare attribute for a person running for Congress. Since the general is running in order to provide support for President Trump in the House, I assume he’ll support Republican policies. CEO pay is 278 times that of the average worker and the CEO pay at 350 corporations averaged $17.2 million in 2018. That level of income and wealth inequality hasn’t occurred since before the Great Depression. Trump and congressional Republicans lined the pockets of CEOs and wealthy shareholders by giving them a 40 percent tax cut, but didn’t invest in tax cuts for their workers. One in five children live in poverty. Ocasio-Cortez, Pressley, Tlaib, Omar and Delgado are committed to changing those unfair circumstances.”
On the Greatest Generation:
“I have nothing but praise for those of any generation who take the time to engage in the political process. We have been coming up short in that arena for some time. However we laud those, I also think that there is only one Greatest Gneration that deserves that title. As important as it is to strive to move forward and provide for a better future, we can never forget those who have sacrificed to give us that opportunity. Dad, I will never forget what you did for us and you and your comrades will always be The Greatest Generation.”
On Delaware County:
At the last Board of Supervisors meeting, motion was made to change the name of Delaware County to Hazzard County. Sadly, Uncle Jessie, the Duke boys, and Daisy, who voted no, were outnumbered by 14 Good Old Boys! Welcome to Hazzard County! Boss Hog Bill Moon and Frank Miller run the show! The next meeting of the Board of Supervisors takes place at The Boars Nest, 111 Main Street, Delhi.”
On plastic bags:
“Cheers to Leslie Ann of WZOZ 103.1 for doing a daily reminder about stopping the use of single-use plastic bags and getting into the habit of using reusable bags. Plastic bags are harmful to our environment and people need to be conscious of the changes to the law coming up next year. Leslie Ann is doing a wonderful job of getting the word out!”
On The Daily Star:
“You are a master of fomenting racial tension and hammering Republicans. “Israel bars critics of Trump at his behest” was the worst yet. Here is what a guy from the ‘basket of deplorables’ things: Trump should have kept his mouth shut. The two-Jew-hating girls should have been allowed to go and let the chips fall where they may. You need 10 years in a Siberian labor camp to improve your desire to promote racial harmony and encourage people to compromise and all pull together.”
On the Confederate flag:
“Hey, listen, Buster! This is the South, this is our flag — love it or leave! What gives you the right to dictate what people can sell at fairs? I mean, come on, the Civil War was 150 years ago. Nobody has the right to tell others what their political affiliation should be! And as for veterans! I don’t think so, dude. I see most of veterans wearing it, including my husband. He has one on our living room wall! And he is proud of it. It’s the Ku Klux Klan that ruined it for the rest of us. Why take it out on the rest of us?
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