Seeking details of infrastructure bill
Condo buildings collapsing, bridges falling down, roadways pitted … things in need of repair, i.e., infrastructure.
There is now a bill before Congress concerning what needs fixing in America. As if to recall a bill which came before Congress not long ago, the Speaker of the House at the time said, “We have to pass it before we know what’s in it.” Huh? A lot of Americans questioned that statement.
I would like to know what’s in this infrastructure bill. Will the bill the building of a monument to civil rights leaders? Will the bill provide funds for a library containing examples of city-street graffiti? Let’s hope not.
Instead, might we use the now-rusting metal pipes rotting away in fields in Nebraska, Oklahoma and other states that were destined for the now defunct Keystone Pipeline? Might those pipes be used to transport damaging spring-flood waters of the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers to the burned out areas of the Southwest and California? Too far reaching? Better than a building displaying banners used in recent public demonstrations of protest.
Allen R. Remaley
City must address trash on Upper State Street
I have worked in Schenectady since the 90’s and have lived here since 2014. We own a house on Union Street.
I do my best to try to keep our neighborhood trash-free by circling around with a trash-picker and bag. This is a fabulous city on the move, and it pains me to see Upper State Street such a trash-lined eye-sore.
Entering the city from the East on Route 5, one can’t help but see vast amounts of loose trash on both sides of the street, beginning at downtown and continuing up past Route 7. Is there any way that the city could assign a crew to address this? I would be willing to gather a volunteer group, but it would have to be a large undertaking and I don’t know where to start. Any suggestions?
No rationale for QAnon conspiracies
QAnon claims that Donald Trump has been secretly fighting a cabal of Satan-worshipers who run a child sex trafficking ring and who are trying to control the country.
Apparently, this tenet is accepted by many Americans. But think. Donald Trump? Secretly? Who could possibly believe he wouldn’t be boasting about such a thing constantly?
And why shouldn’t he if this horrible group really exists?
Why not come out in the open and recruit allies from the public to fight the good fight?
But, other than railing against the Deep State, he hasn’t. So, we must conclude, the concept is either too nonsensical even for him or he really does want to keep his efforts secret.
But if the latter, then why would QAnon, which sees Mr. Trump as a hero, subvert his efforts by revealing the existence of a fight that was meant to be waged in secret?
Lastly, there have always been “evil” people who finally find God and renounce their sordid past. Where is the former Satan-worshiper who has reformed and defected from the cabal and come forward to spill the beans and name names? Nowhere to be found.
Where is the logic and rationality in QAnon theories?
Nowhere to be found.
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