Tag Archives: andrew cuomo

Anti-fracking activists bust my cynicism

Okay, I’m a lazy cynical b*stard. When I became aware of the fight against Fracking in New York, I thought it would be a foregone conclusion that activists would lose. Noises to the contrary notwithstanding, when the big players started talking about fracking as the first part in a chain of fossil fuel initiatives that would end […]

Tuesday’s election results–why the surprise?

On Election Day, I got a job as a Brooklyn, NY poll worker, which was fortuitous. I was far too busy telling voters how to insert their ballots into the scanner to keep up with developments in the electoral auto da fe that hit most of the US. Some of the news was really shocking–I […]