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Artvoice Weekly Edition » Issue v11n34 (08/23/2012) » Section: Letters to Artvoice

What, Exactly, Is Going On Here?

So, in the last six weeks, four different people, all pretty near and dear to me, have received tickets for “having an open container” on Bidwell Parkway.

Toll Increase Debate a Charade

I think this whole toll issue is just another Albany charade. They start off claiming they need a 45 percent increase. The politicians, starting with Cuomo, then the Senate and Assembly, show their indignation, saying that there has to be a way to cut the increase down, that you have to look at cuts somewhere as not to thrust this upon the good people of this state. In the long run we will end up with a 25 to 30 percent increase and all of them will say, “Look what heroes we are, we saved you millions in toll fee and kept the toll increase at a minimum.

Stop Fracking Now

Let the whoring out of Mother Earth begin.

We've Got Rats

Buffalo, we have a problem: rats!

The Play's The Thing

Sitting on the hill with the lake in view, sipping a cup of wine and waiting for the show to begin always encourages comparisons with today’s politics—a mind game as entertaining as the play itself.

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