Former Governor may visit Occupy Wall Street

KW writes: I am not a Spitzer fan, but these comments sure are interesting and enlightening. (excerpt from) Capital New York Spitzer wants a petition to dump Geithner… Oct 12, 2011 [Former New York Governor] Eliot Spitzer told a crowded room he was a big supporter of the Occupy Wall Street protests taking place a […]

Guv cand Hawkins (G-NY): Organic Farming Stops Toxic Pesticides, Herbicides and Fertilizers, Strengthen NYS Food Policy Council

The only way that the Green Party can regain ballot status in NY is to get 50,000 votes for their Governor candidate in 2010. This opportunity comes only once every four years, and it only applies to the Governor’s race. Gaining ballot status will enable the Green Party to run more peace candidates, more single-payer […]

At Hofstra: (Democrat) Governor David Paterson announces his run for Governor [plus 3rd party candidates]

Just stumbled on Nassau News Live. Looks like and interesting site for local news, covering Hempstead, Uniondale, Roosevelt and Garden City. They also live blog some events. (Excerpt from) Nassau News Live Paterson Kicks Off Campaign in Hempstead Speaking at his alma mater of Hofstra University Saturday morning, Gov. David Paterson kicked off his election […]

First Wilderside LI Political Prediction for 2010: Suozzi, Cuomo, and King

Tom Suozzi hedges his bets:  AG or Congressman? Suozzi said that he would not rule out politics, but that it would be the state or federal next time.  Suozzi sits on his million-dollar bank account the beginning of this year to see what move AG Andrew Cuomo makes. If Cuomo seeks to primary David Paterson […]

Why I know that David Paterson will be a great Governor

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: Chapter 28 The major problem – one of the major problems, for there are several – one of the many major problems with governing people is that of whom you get to do it; or rather of who manages to get people to let them do it to them. To […]

Thoughts on Eliot Spitzer and the Governorship

[Click here for information on the Green Party of New York State’s Governor candidate Malachy McCourt] My co-editor didn’t think we needed to write anything about the Eliot Spitzer situation, because everyone knows about it and there was nothing interesting to say. Though, I think that we are a political blog, and a political blog […]

Solving NY’s Budget Woes

Update on 2009 NYS Budget: Feb. 4, 2009. It passed. Story: here. Better Budget Choices Could Solve State’s Money Woes On January 17, more than 100 community, religious, education, environmental, labor and human services organizations from across the state issued a joint statement calling on elected officials to make “better” choices in the upcoming budget […]

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Sonny Meadows Opening For John Hammond, Tues 9/11/07

I Am Very Pleased To Announce: Sonny Meadows Opening for Blues Great John Hammond Tuesday, Sept. 11 – 8:00 The Brokerage Comedy Club 2797 Merrick Road, Bell more, NY For Tickets & Information I am looking forward to opening for one of my long time blues guitar heroes and performing in my old home […]

NYS Health Care hearings 12/5/07 SUNY Old Westbury

Date: Wednesday, September 5, 2007 Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Location: Glens Falls Civic Center,Glens Falls, NY Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2007 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 5 p.m. Location: Erie County Community College,Buffalo, NY Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2007 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 5 p.m. Location: Fordham University,113 West 60th Street, New York, NY […]

Some music, some poetry, some healing on 9-11, etc.

[youtube=] A powerful version of “Self Evident” by Ani DiFranco

Green Party NY calls Campaign Finance legislation a sham.

The Green Party of New York State denounced the State Legislature’ s campaign finance legislation passed yesterday as a sham. “The provisions put into place are stunningly inadequate – they don’t even approach the stringency of federal guidelines, which are themselves highly flawed,” said state party co-chair Peter LaVenia. LaVenia pointed out that the guidelines […]

Supporting permanent protection for Edgewood Oak-Brush Plains State Preserve

Hi Ian and Kimberly, Hope this finds you well!  We are asking that people sign, print name and address, make one copy.  Send original to Governor Spitzer and the copy to us (address is at bottom of letter). Friends will make further copies and send on the writer’s behalf to all their local, county and […]

Folk-Groovin’ Café 7/14/07

The Folk-Groovin’ Café A warm and supportive coffee house event with spirited music and good times. Hosted by: Jim Frazzitta—Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist Playing selections from his soon to be released album, Twenty Years Below With a special appearance by Molecule Music recording artists. . . NYLON & STEEL “America’s Folk-Groovin’ Band” SUMMER FREE-FORM DANCE PARTY!!! OPEN […]