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Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Patch file photo.
Grifhunter July 10, 2014 at 08:55 pm
Kinda shocked at this. Are people asleep? Businesses flocking out of state, taking jobs with themRead More to the south because of the poor business environment. Taxes are amongst the highest in the country, schools in the big cities are crapholes, etc. Is it simply the free birth control that keeps people voting for Governor Fredo? I'd really love to understand this.
West Islip Resident July 10, 2014 at 09:43 pm
Unbelievable, the people on NY cant possibly want more of the Cuomo empire. If he is reelected, theRead More failure of NY business's, our economy, health and safety will rank the worst in the nation for ever.
tom July 10, 2014 at 09:47 pm
Cuomo can't lose too many voters collecting free money to vote him out if the other guy wins theRead More lazy will have to work for a living
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Tom H July 9, 2014 at 08:52 am
This needs to be implemented immediately and enforced severely. Get out of the left lane if you'reRead More going to do the speed limit.
Robert Fishman July 10, 2014 at 09:10 am
I agree, lets get the 150k/yr cops out of the firehouses and from behind the shopping centers offRead More their asses and start writing tickets! I travel all day and rarely see a highway cop on the LIE or Sunrise. I would imagine the police contract with the county includes dozens of highway cops.......WHERE ARE THEY???????????????????????????????? Does anyone protect the taxpayer anymore>>??????????
Steve Green July 10, 2014 at 05:57 pm
The definition of a sociopath: someone who defiantly breaks rules and then feels oppressed by peopleRead More who are abiding by the law. LOL! So let's avoid the sociopathic reactions, OK? Of course, slow drivers should yield the left lane. It's common courtesy and it prevents dangerous passing situations. BUT, every solution has its limit. If you intend to travel at 90 or 100 MPH, you're a danger to yourself and anyone else on the road. A car is only a machine, man! Anything mechanical can happen. Deer also cross the road oblivious to traffic. Consider also how speed itself becomes an addiction. Making the high speeder slow down is like depriving an addict of his/her drug. Sometimes, on the Palisades Pkwy for example, driving in the right lane is dangerous because oncoming drivers don't yield. So for a few exits there, it's reasonable to keep left. The bottom line: control the testosterone surges and have some mutual respect.
Sen. Jack  M.  Martins , Sen. Carl Marcellino  and  Sen. Kemp  Hannon. Credit: Office of Sen. Jack Martins
Arguendo July 2, 2014 at 06:15 pm
"Settle" on what basis? Costs can't be allowed to increase unless fares (or state subsidy)Read More go up. Are you asking the Governor to give away your money?
Roland A. Ericsson July 3, 2014 at 07:53 am
Money aside, I often see and hear references to antiquated work rules being the driver of increasingRead More costs. Does anybody know what these work rules are? As to my knowledge, nobody seems to be willing to let the riding public know.
Donald Hecht July 3, 2014 at 12:28 pm
Citizens to Martins: we haven't forgotten that you voted against the Marriage Equality Act, andRead More against the Compassionate Care Act in the Senate Health Committee. Your expressed concern about LIRR fares is a thinly veiled Republican partisan attack on Cuomo. You are kidding no one. You don't give a damn about your constituents. We will look at your whole sad record and vote accordingly in November. Perhaps your Master Skelos can find a job for you after that.
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Dons Wife July 1, 2014 at 04:00 pm
Tony-I'm very sensitive to words-we do not " pack them in a crate and ship" 'em. We'reRead More better than that. Hispanics are the fastest growing group in the US and we are going to be in the minority-is that why you're showin' anger?
Tony Patrick July 1, 2014 at 04:11 pm
i just said pack them to upset you hahaahahaha troll
Dons Wife July 1, 2014 at 04:20 pm
I figured :).....talk to you soon on the next Liberal agenda.
karen from East Northport June 25, 2014 at 07:17 pm
Still to close to call it people. 500 Ballots still need to be counted.
pbug56 June 25, 2014 at 09:03 pm
Other then one having some military background, is there any practical difference between them?Read More Both have promised to take away health care from the millions of people who finally have it - hardly something I would look forward to. I read a comment from someone that the tea whackers want to eliminate and then replace ObamaCare/RomneyCare with something else - but refuse to tell us what the new program would be, and won't explain how the right wing liked these ideas - created by the right wing think take Heritage Society, until Obama endorsed them.
TJ Eckleburg June 26, 2014 at 03:33 pm
Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum
Patch adams June 25, 2014 at 09:20 pm
Drunken shyster wench is a perfect fit for dc
Jack June 27, 2014 at 02:06 pm
Let's not forget what Kathleen Rice did three years ago. Working with the state police, she raidedRead More about 6 sporting goods stores in Nassau County that sold firearms. All the owners and employees were arrested and charged with selling "illegal assault weapons." Rice held press conferences and issued press releases about how she was "protecting the public" against the "evil store owners selling firearms that are used by terrorist to kill out children." And what do you think happened? Every one of those arrested had their charges dropped! The charges were so blatantly false that even the ATF did not want anything to do with the raid. Neither did Nassau County PD. That is why Rice brought in the state police. And the repercussion? One of those falsely arrested sued Nassau County and won a $12 million judgment! And other cases are pending. That skank Kathleen Rice went out of her way to ruin the lives of two dozen innocent people to score political points. And you the taxpayer will be paying for it! And I believe Rice will go to Congress with a landslide victory? Why? Because YOU - all of YOU - are far too lazy, apathetic, misinformed, and just too stupid to know the truth about this horrible woman.
Eddie June 27, 2014 at 03:15 pm
Jack, no Democrat would let facts cloud the issue. She's for killing babies, restricting rights,Read More raising taxes and redistribution successful folks' wealth to underachieving losers. What else does any Democrat want?
Blakeman (L) and Scaturro (R).
Sent from my Lear Jet June 25, 2014 at 05:19 pm
Bruce is Al Damato's creation, not Mondello's. Bruce is another version of Dan Quayle/Sarah PalinRead More in the brains department--goes around smiling all the time while Paul M'Cartney et. al. are banging his wife like a screen door. I don't like Rice but better her than Bruce.
Dons Wife June 25, 2014 at 06:26 pm
@Joe, Lol-Too funny, I know we all have to go eventually, but didn't think you were going to say itRead More out loud. My colleagues were cracking up.......
joe thrapp June 25, 2014 at 06:41 pm
Yes, we all have to go eventually. Have a good night.
Zephyr Teachout. Photo credit: Fordham University
knee jerk July 6, 2014 at 06:15 pm
OK, I get it now Tired, Obama blamed Bush the Stupid, Stupid can blame Clinton and Clinton can blameRead More Bush the First or perhaps Monica for upending his pendulum?
Tired of Excuses July 6, 2014 at 07:10 pm
That's politics.......that's why I don't believe any of them.....much better to be independent andRead More not buy into any faux agenda.....
Robert Fishman July 10, 2014 at 09:14 am
KJERK Nice, just make up what you need to fit your position? Bush did not blame Clinton. That is aRead More tactic reserved for the lying Democrat party. No personal responsibility just blame others like a teenager does. If Bush is stupid then Obama is brain dead.
Tracey Weinstein June 25, 2014 at 12:11 am
Hey Joe- who won
Chris June 25, 2014 at 09:00 am
The Voters deserve what they get. The decline in the quality of life in New York has been going onRead More for quite some time now. It will continue. Who won? Party Politics won.
Tracey Weinstein June 25, 2014 at 10:54 am
Have to put the loss on Frank and his poor campaigning strategies. He has gone down in votes inRead More each of the three primaries he lost.
mark June 25, 2014 at 08:17 am
the only reasons this remains illegal is because theres so much money to be made keeping it illegal.Read More Theres tons of money being made in jailing people and even more to be made by keeping it a black market commodity.
BRADY June 30, 2014 at 06:25 pm
Good noew this can be teamed up with all the bogus Disabled Plates and Disabled parking permitsRead More issued by state and city agencies
SCOTT July 8, 2014 at 04:05 pm
Please legalize it quick, my lips itch for a nice smooth water bong with a choke on it, ROLL ROLLRead More ROLL A JOINT, PASS IT DOWN THE LINE, TAKE A TOKE AND HOLD THE SMOKE AND BLOW YOUR FCKN MIND. Light up AMERICA you to Cuomo still.
This hit-and-run crash in Greenlawn left a woman seriously injured last year.  Credit: Steve Silverman
Frank Esposito June 22, 2014 at 09:36 am
Actually Eddie, the way the previous laws were written, there was incentive to run. Be careful withRead More that "police state" talk and save it were needed. Here were do not have issue if you look at it correctly. P.S., if you are wearing a tinfoil hat, please do not reply. Thanks!
Richard June 26, 2014 at 04:21 pm
hit and run should be taken serious and these people should be arrested and maybe lose thereRead More licenses for a certain period.
Robert Fishman July 10, 2014 at 09:19 am
Have a couple wines with your dinner, get in a car, get bagged by a rogue DWI cop a mile from yourRead More home looking for eight hours OT in processing you. Your world is destroyed, misdemeanor record, 5000k in fines, insurance upped 100%, mandatory courses, NYS surcharges in the 1000s and not to mention 5000k on a criminal attorney. Hit and run.....driving without a license.....we here it all the time....license suspended 22 times??? Welcome to NY land of the libs and corrupt.
joe thrapp June 23, 2014 at 04:46 pm
Bob, whoever gave him the job the only qualification was to have friends in High Places. I don'tRead More know how he lost this patronage job. In 2008 the Democrats took over the Governors Mansion in Albany. I guess they have their own list of cronies to give patronage jobs to.
Jack June 23, 2014 at 10:16 pm
I'm voting for Abrahams- I think the democrats are hypocrites for allowing that wacky questionablyRead More woman Rice to run against a black man. If they truly believe in diversity then Rice shouldn't be forcing Abrahams to the back of the bus. The new district was gerrymandered to incapsulate as many blacks and hispanics inorder to give an affirmative actionn candidate the election. By having Rice, who we don't really know where she lives, running throughs the whole diversity mantra into flux. Western Nassau County has become a black and hispanic enclave. Solid communities of Nassau County have become centers of crime and disorder like Elmont, Inwood, ValleyStream, Hempstead, Roosevelt, Uniondale, New Hyde Park, etc etc etc.
Jack June 23, 2014 at 10:18 pm
I'm voting for Abrahams- I think the democrats are hypocrites for allowing that wacky questionablyRead More woman Rice to run against a black man. If they truly believe in diversity then Rice shouldn't be forcing Abrahams to the back of the bus. The new district was gerrymandered to incapsulate as many blacks and hispanics inorder to give an affirmative actionn candidate the election. By having Rice, who we don't really know where she lives, running throws the whole diversity mantra into flux. Western Nassau County has become a black and hispanic enclave. Solid communities of Nassau County have become centers of crime and disorder like Elmont, Inwood, Lawrence, ValleyStream, Hempstead, Roosevelt, New Hyde Park, etc etc etc.
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Eva Radke June 14, 2014 at 09:33 am
Maybe jilted ex-boyfriends will actually have to pay the consequences for using exes' sexuality as aRead More form of punishment and humiliation. Good.
Jo Keohane June 14, 2014 at 11:12 am
Pearl, I guess the person who is in the picture will decide.
Rods July 7, 2014 at 06:03 am
Karen June 2, 2014 at 07:41 pm
The taxes are too high for seniors and disabled or unemployed and for everyone without children inRead More EM schools. Cut the fat salaries of the Superintendent and Administrators!
Adam May 20, 2014 at 10:05 am
al·leg·ed·ly /əˈlejidlē/ adverb 1. used to convey that something isRead More claimed to be the case or have taken place, although there is no proof. synonyms: reportedly, supposedly, reputedly, purportedly, ostensibly; More
Adam May 20, 2014 at 10:05 am
although there is no proof.
Brian Burke May 13, 2014 at 07:09 pm
The amount being allocated is a drop in the bucket for what is need to correctly fill the potholes.Read More Throwing cold patch or stones with a little tar is not a repair for potholes. Also a shovel of asphalt does not hold. These holes must be properly cut ou and pounded with base materials before putting asphalt and tar edging in order for the repair to last! If you go around the country you will never see such sloppy work done to the roads!
brookhavenconfucius May 14, 2014 at 05:50 am
Tideline May 20, 2014 at 08:03 am
#1 worst state to be a motorist. I'm no longer convinced being this bad is an accident. You haveRead More to TRY to be the best / worst on all these measures. http://blog.timesunion.com/gettingthere/new-york-ranked-worst-state-to-be-a-motorist/6122/ At least Cuomo is doing well at something, being worst and last.
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knee jerk July 3, 2014 at 08:27 pm
No, Igor: If it comes out of their mouths it is the truth. You on the other hand have to proveRead More everything you say. At least that's the way it seemed when I last did jury duty. Hypocrisy.
Igor July 4, 2014 at 06:27 pm
Last time I had jury duty, the judge giving the instructions told us that when listening toRead More testimony, the police testimony holds no more credence than the average citizen. If you fight a ticket, guess who the judge is going to believe?
knee jerk July 4, 2014 at 08:58 pm
My point exactly.
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WompBomp June 13, 2014 at 04:18 pm
T as in Truth June 13, 2014 at 10:35 pm
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T as in Truth June 13, 2014 at 10:37 pm
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North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth. Credit: TONH
Arguendo May 1, 2014 at 07:15 am
And the slow walk on the PSEG pole issue continues. Completely useless localRead More "representatives": DiGiorgio, Bosworth, Martins.
R Miller May 2, 2014 at 11:24 am
In light of the tragedy of what happened at the legal seafoods this law is needed. If it saves oneRead More life then it is worth it.
Chris April 30, 2014 at 08:21 am
TJ.....the government is involved in every move we make as citizens. Now they tell us where weRead More should live and how we should live. They have the power to bring financial ruin us if we do not comply, at the very least. We pay a huge amount of our income in the form of taxes, and yet we see our infrastructure crumbling here locally as well as nationally. The use of the race card or the civil rights issues are used as an excuse for the fed to gain more power over us. The majority of us were disgusted by sterling a comments about his black players on the NBA. He has been fined and banned by the NBA. Any sponsor who does business with him will be doing their company damage. The system has worked. This racist knows how the majority of us feel. We will soon be regulated to death.
Mike Elks April 30, 2014 at 12:47 pm
What Sterling said was a private discussion or rant he was having in his home with his black girlRead More friend. It was private. When did private conversations become something that could be used against anyone. Here are some public conversations that haven't caused a ripple. How about that black racist NBA star Charles Barkley who said "that's why I hate white people".Any blowback? Nada. How about the ugly bug-eyed puke Spike Lee who said he wished he had a gun so he could kill whites. Anything happen to his going nowhere career? Nothing. How about Jamie Foxx who makes most of his money from stupid white audiences, and his racist rant about that jerk off movie Django. But most importantly, how about the Halloween mask, Al Sharpton. He destroys a man's career over the liar Tawana Brawley and goes on to demand incarceration for the Duke Lacrosse players who had nothing to do with the black whore who falsely accused them. It turns out he's also been an FBI snitch. The FBI doesn't turn anybody unless they've got a lot of dirt on them and Sharpton was as dirty as they come. Anything happen to him. Yep. He was given a talk show on MSNBC and Obama invites him to the WH. Grow up America. This is the result of a radical change in our culture and it's going to get worse as our rights are stripped from us.
joe patch May 9, 2014 at 04:50 pm
Same old....it is always someone else's fault for their own shortcomings....there is no collegeRead More degree in the bottom of a MacDonalds bag or bucket of chicken. Don't like it GTFO and make your complaints to a witch doctor...then they will cut your head off and boil it for complaining. So sick of criminal illegals raiding our country and then insulting everything we do here demanding this and that. But you look crooked at one of them and you will feel the wrath of the Liberal Hacks that have overridden Gods word that all men are created equal....not according to them these criminals that steal from out household budgets everyday are better than us..you get your nose broken and good luck suing a criminal illegal cause they wont bring him up on charges....but you do the same....get ready to do 15-20 years and loose everything you ever worked for....Suff DA spota is at the top of the list of peole who think their twisted way of thinking is above God's. This is the danger of the LIB mind....they are always right...not because of fact but just because they say so and in their tiny little minds it sounds oh so good. No worries about what the reality is...like deficits, debt, and breaking the backs of the hardworking middle class.
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