February 11, 2010 RSS feed / Editorials

Carmel Board Marches on With Spending

Despite the financial crisis New York State taxpayers are facing, the Carmel Board continues their plan for a town community center that will ultimately cost millions of dollars. More...

So Dear to My Heart

The dates of a number of anniversaries will remain with me forever. December 26 is the day I married my wife 44 years ago. September 3 was the day that our first child was born. Not all anniversaries have happy memories. More...

To the People of the State of New York:

Part Two in the Courier’s Federalist papers series.

America’s Founding Fathers, students of history and ancient political theory, were well aware of the problems posed by mobs and factions of citizens, especially in free societies. More...

FEDERALIST NO. 10

The Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection

To the People of the State of New York: AMONG the numerous advantages promised by a well-constructed Union, none deserves to be more accurately developed than its tendency to break and control the violence of faction. . . . More...

Taking on Albany

Seeking a healthy immigration policy, cleaner government

Walking door to door, as I do weekly, I continue to gain strength from the ideas I hear but the stories of excessive taxation and limited opportunity are heartbreaking. More...

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Weekly Quotation

"Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful." ~Norman Vincent Peale