August 6, 2009 RSS feed / Editorials

Will America Suffer a Lost Decade?

Whether a safely appointed Larry Summers would turn out to be Obama’s Thomas Beckett no one knows.

Perhaps the most important question being asked now that we have avoided a melt-down of the world’s financial system is, “Will America lead the world out of recession into a new era of economic growth, or will we suffer through a “ More...

Wake Up the Sleeping Giant

Putnam Legislators Stand Against MTA Tax—Sort of

On Tuesday evening, the Putnam County Legislature voted to file an article 78 to protest the Metropolitan Transit Authority’s so-called mobility tax, which amounts to .34 percent of payroll expense for all employers in the metropolitan commute More...

Local and Federal Officials Should Communicate

As Putnam County’s representative in Congress, it is my duty to ensure that the federal government works closely with local law enforcement to keep our communities safe. More...

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Weekly Quotation

'I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.' ~Nathan Hale