Due process for Gov. Cuomo; No legal pot
My dislike for Gov. Andrew Cuomo is well documented, but I believe in due process.
Ruining someone’s private and professional life based on an allegation is wrong. Cuomo deserves due process.
However if any of the allegations are found true, he should resign immediately.
Make no mistake if he were a Republican, the Democrats and their media partners would harass him until he resigned.
It is the double standard that divides us.
In other news New York has gone to pot. As a child of the 80s ,I was taught to “Just Say No.” I believe marijuana is a dangerous gateway drug that is more addictive and mind altering than alcohol.
I’ve seen no science that says otherwise. What’s changed, there’s money to be made, public health and safety be damned.
The irony is Cuomo is putting New York businesses and residents through the wringer under the guise of “public health and safety.”
It’s clear that if there is enough money involved nothing else matters in New York. Don’t be fooled as to how the money will be spent. It will pay for increased demands on law enforcement, addiction services and public assistance.
It will also help pay for the proposed $2.1 billion Excluded Workers Fund. This will pay stimulus to anyone not eligible for federal stimulus up to $16,000 i.e.: undocumented immigrants.
I predict New York will be left with stoners, undocumented immigrants, criminals out on no bail and legislators.
All of us who have values and value our safety will leave New York for good.
Unhappy with lack of help in Greenfield
I am writing to share my terrible experience with the town of Greenfield. I hope that after reading this, some light can be shed on the deplorable and unfair manner the town serves its constituents, including my family.
Last year, my wife and I bought a lot in Porter Corners to build a house. Our builder submitted the building permit to the town only to find out we needed a (minor) area variance due to zoning regulations as the house’s setbacks were not met.
The Area Variance application was submitted in early November of 2020. After four frustrating months, it was finally approved on March 2. During these months, we contacted the town’s staff by email, phone and visited them multiple times to make things happen. Mr. Waldron, the building, zoning, and code enforcement officer, rarely replied to any emails. I contacted his supervisor, Mr. Daniel Pemrick, the town’s board supervisor. To this day, Mr. Pemrick has provided no help whatsoever. We are still waiting for our building permit.
I also contacted other elected officials like James Tedisco, Daphne Jordan and Elise Stefanik.
I am not going to stop complaining and sharing my story until something gets done.
I might get my building permit “soon,” but this is not the right way the citizens of this or any town should be treated.
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