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Mona Charen: Republicans can still recover from Trump’s carnage

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
The Trump bump tells us something about the state of American politics.

Let Stockade protect itself against floods

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
*Let Stockade protect itself against floods
*Wolves not needed to control deer
*Mentally ill getting slighted in Colonie
*Grads earned right to wear Marine sash

Give town leverage on Wal-Mart

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
At tonight's public hearing, residents should restrict comments to workable suggestions

Eugene Robinson: Trump’s attack on McCain unlikely to sink candidacy

Monday, July 27, 2015
Don’t be sure the McCain episode is the beginning of the end of Donald Trump’s bizarre presidential campaign

High Notes: July 27, 2015

Monday, July 27, 2015
The good news from last week.

Game should have been in Schenectady

Monday, July 27, 2015
I was involved with Schenectady Little League for 25 years and served several terms as president. I feel compelled to respond to the misguided decision by Little League district offi cials regarding an incident with a Schenectady parent at a regional game being played in Saratoga Springs and the subsequent switching of playing locations to Scotia.

Sale of body parts a concern for all people

Monday, July 27, 2015
Re July 19 David Harsanyi column, “Outraged over Planned Parenthood’s sale of body parts”: No matter what side of the debate you are on, everyone should be concerned that we understand where this leads to. Many people are surprised that fetal experimentation takes place. But the horror is real and described in prestigious medical journals.

US has long history interfering in Iran

Monday, July 27, 2015
The United States has a sordid history with Iran, beginning with Eisenhower’s using the CIA to overthrow the fi rst democratically elected government in Iranian history.

Netanyahu leads in defending Americans

Monday, July 27, 2015
It is truly a sad day for the Republic

Rotterdam needs to add more fun events

Sunday, July 26, 2015
Well, now that the Fourth of July is over and things are calming down a little bit, I really must say that our bustling, raising heck, kicking up heels, dear ole Rotterdam really never got out of the starting gate.

Schenectady family upset over city action

Sunday, July 26, 2015
My parents purchased their home at 143 Oregon Ave. in 1957. My father was so proud of his job at the GE as a mechanist and proud of his home ownership and his ability to pay his taxes.

Feds not telling truth about foreign policy

Sunday, July 26, 2015
We have been told that if you repeat a lie often enough it will become the truth. Yet experience demonstrates that ignoring or denying the truth often exacts a heavy price, leading to delusion and a self-destructive disconnect from reality.

Yes to constitutional convention in NY

Sunday, July 26, 2015
I would like to congratulate Sara Foss on her July 17 column stating that the voters of New York may be ready for a constitutional convention.

New flag to represent old South still racist

Sunday, July 26, 2015
Re July 19 letter, “Create a new flag for South’s soldiers”: Theodore Dick said there needs to be a new Confederate flag. He also said it was unfortunate the flag has become a symbol of racial hatred.

Casino job fair misled people seeking work

Sunday, July 26, 2015
Rush Street Gaming is off to a pretty poor start. First, they replaced the original plan with the same casino they have built in other states, appropriately resembling a shopping mall. Yesterday’s [July 18] stunt at SCCC was really over the top.

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