What President Obama Did For Me

There’s been a lot of talk about Obama’s legacy on the country. But overlooked is his legacy on the individual. For me, I guess it was sometime in March of 2007. It was a cold morning and I was watching the news while eating breakfast like I usually did. That’s when I heard the name “Barack […]

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It’s Time for a New Normal In Albany

When the now-convicted former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was on trial for corruption charges about a year ago, we heard repeatedly from his counsel that the lawmaker’s actions in question were completely “legal and normal.” Weeks later, state Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos was also on trial for corruption — the fifth majority […]

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