The January 6 Insurrection Hoax

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The following is adapted from a lecture delivered at Hillsdale College on September 20, 2021, during a Center for Constructive Alternatives conference on “Critical American Elections.” Notwithstanding all the hysterical rhetoric surrounding the events of January 6, 2021, two critical things stand out. The first is that what happened was much more hoax than insurrection.…

The separation of church and state had a disastrous day

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At an oral argument held Wednesday morning, all six members of the Supreme Court’s Republican-appointed majority appeared likely to blow a significant new hole in the wall separating church and state. The case is Carson v. Makin; the question is whether the state of Maine is required to subsidize religious education; and the majority’s answer…

Mastiff Leaves It All On Agility Course

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Dog agility course require both speed and agility. Some doggos just seem built for it, such as Border Collies. Bull Mastiffs most definitely are not built for it. They are slow, plodding, gentle giants. But given this disadvantage in such a competition didn't inhibit this big lovable guy from completing the course like an all…

Assemblywoman Buttenschon: Assembly Reconvening Next Week to Address The Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic...

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Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon (D-Utica/Rome) announced that the Assembly and Senate will convene session next week to pass legislation related to the COVID-19 pandemic. “While we haven’t been in Albany, my Assembly colleagues and I have...

MAYOR PALMIERI ANNOUNCES IMPROVEMENTS TO UTICA PARKS & POOLS

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Utica Mayor Robert Palmieri today announced improvements will be made in several parks and pools throughout the City in the coming weeks. Specifically, upgrades will be made at Wankel Park’s playground including the installation of...

PHASE TWO OF $66.4 MILLION INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the second phase of a $66.4 million infrastructure improvement project on the Thruway (I-90) in Erie County between exit 54 (West Seneca-East Aurora- NY Routes 400 & 16) and the...

Brindisi Receives Highest Bar Associations Ratings

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SUPREME COURT CANDIDATE ANTHONY BRINDISI RECEIVES HIGHEST RATING FOR A JUDICIAL CANDIDATE FROM ONEIDA COUNTY AND OSWEGO COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATIONS    Brindisi Previously Received Highest Rating for a Judicial Candidate from the Onondaga County Bar Association...

Lawyer: Capitol Cop Who Shot Ashli Babbitt ‘Ambushed’ Her on

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Officer identified as Lt. Michael Byrd, top, in House chamber before the Ashli Babbitt slaying in the hall. A Capitol Police officer says Byrd wasn't following firearms training. (See photo detail below.) By Paul Sperry, RealClearInvestigationsAugust 5, 2021 Kicking off the first hearing of the House Select Committee investigating the U.S. Capitol riot, Chairman Bennie…

STATEMENT FROM A.G. SCHNEIDERMAN ON TRUMP UNIVERSITY SETTLEMENT

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“Today's final approval by a judge of our Trump University settlement will provide relief – and hopefully much-needed closure – to the victims of Donald Trump's fraudulent university. Trump University's victims waited years for...

Sen. Griffo Secures Funding for Domestic Violence Awareness Programs

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UTICA – As part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, state Sen. Joseph Griffo, R-Rome, announced today that he had secured funding for domestic violence awareness programs and training for several organizations and law enforcement...