New York folks – please vote on Tuesday. It is important, even at the local level.
The circumstances of both offenses are virtually identical. One offender receives the maximum sentence and the other receives a slap on the wrist. Why?
Walsh has powerful political connections in Monroe County. Monachino does not. Did politics play a part in the differences in sentencing?
The Rochester Tea Party organizers have laid another outing on for all of us that oppose the big spending, high taxing, big government. There was a hugely successful gathering last year and they hope to make this year’s even larger and louder.
The lovely wife and I got a nice surprise last Saturday. New York State sent us a check for just over $500. It is marked as part of the STAR program for property tax rebates but the explanation with the check also refers to income taxes paid.
New York State Assemblyman Sam Hoyt has been caught by the online news site PoliticsNY.net. He stands accused of having affairs with two different interns while serving in the State Assembly. Later reports from old media seem to show that they were adults, though still state employees.