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Curing Cancer Is Not A Moonshot

January 17, 2016 President Obama has put Vice President Joe Biden in charge of a “moonshot” to cure cancer. Biden recently lost a son to the disease, so his sincerity and passion are assured. more »»

Setting Priorities For Sewers Around the Lake

January 17, 2016 Probably the biggest “breakthrough” relative to cleaning up Chautauqua Lake happened way back in 2004 when the New York Department of Environmental Conservation determined that the lake, because of... more »»

BPU Board Members: More Than Just Change

January 17, 2016 First and foremost we would like express our most sincere thanks to our fellow BPU board members, the management and operational staff at the five divisions of the BPU, and the BPU customers for the... more »»

Supreme Court Examines A Lynchpin Of Teacher Unions’ Power

January 17, 2016 Today (Jan. 11), the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on the legality of how teachers unions are funded in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association. more »»

Free Markets, Not Health Care Reform

January 16, 2016 As everyone knows, health care in America is in a state of crisis. It cannot continue on the same track for much longer. It is going to get worse and the bubble will ultimately burs. more »»

Fighting Terrorism On The Digital Battlefield

January 10, 2016 When fighting terrorism with military force, the United States, if it so chooses, is unmatched in both innovation and prowess. more »»

Sewers Around The Lake

January 10, 2016 Our hats should go off to the County for its efforts to communicate what is happening relative to the lak. more »»

Rate Of Alcohol-Induced Deaths And Illnesses Rises

January 10, 2016 New data from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that in 2014, nearly 31,000 Americans died from alcohol-induced causes, including alcohol poisoning and cirrhosis of the liver. more »»

‘The Big Short’ Falls Short, Wall Street Greed Did Not Cause Financial Crisis

January 10, 2016 The arrival of “The Big Short” in theaters a few weeks ago has reignited interest in the causes of the 2008 financial crisis. more »»

Hippocratic Oath For Politicians

January 9, 2016 Medical doctors take the Hippocratic oath upon entering the field of medicin. more »»

What Net Neutrality Really Means For The Progressive Left

January 3, 2016 In late February, “netroots” activists were successful in haranguing the Federal Communications Commission into passing sweeping regulations that placed the Internet’s private networks under direct... more »»

‘Suffragette’ Teaches A Lesson In History

January 3, 2016 The news media are keeping us well aware that there will be a significant election this year. more »»

Public Treatment Plants Need Additional Funding

January 3, 2016 In the “lingo” of environmental engineers, there are four POTW’s around the lake — Publically Owned Treatment Works. more »»

Do Health System Rankings Matter When Monitoring Health Reform?

January 3, 2016 ‘Tis the season for reflection on the progress of the U.S. health system as open enrollment season comes to a close for health insurance markets. With the Affordable Care Act, the U.S. more »»

The Good News About 2016

January 2, 2016 In 2016, I have vowed not to give up potato chips and Coke. more »»

Katie's Column

January 2, 2016 Welcome to the new year, friends. A fresh desk calendar has been laid out alongside a brand new page-a-day shoe calendar filled with some of the most beautiful footwear I’ve ever seen. more »»

The Unfettered-Free-Market Whipping Boy

January 2, 2016 The unfettered free market is responsible for every bad thing in society, or so the so-called progressive mind seems to think. more »»

Debating The Death Of The American Dream

December 27, 2015 The “American Dream” is dead, say nearly half of America’s young people. more »»

Boost For The Southern Tier, With Your Help

December 27, 2015 State grants for the Southern Tier are heartening. These grants are welcome, but are more likely to boost our economy if complemented by other strategies. more »»

Progress In Restructuring

December 27, 2015 Though I have been critical of failures in restructuring (relative to the city of Jamestown and the continued existence of 18 school districts in Chautauqua County), it is important to recognize... more »»

 
 
 

 

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