“Players are not protesting the flag or the National Anthem,” writes a reader from Kingston. “If you would like the NFL to show respect for the flag, demand they take the flag off the uniforms, stop carrying the flag horizontally and, for goodness’ sake, get representations of the flag off of beer cans and cups at the stadiums. All of those things are against the U.S. Flag Code, but they happen every game day in the NFL.”
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George Clinton (1739-1812), Peter Stuyvesant (c.1612-1672), and Henry Hudson (1570-1611) are familiar bronze figures gracing Academy Park in Kingston. How fitting that these three early statesmen are memorialized in the original capital of New York.
“If the NFL owners and players’ greed tempts them to dishonor our fallen, then the public has the right and responsibility to abandon them and their sponsors, and the players should be freed to choose whatever form of protest they select on the playing field,” writes a reader from Ulster Park.
John Faso and his Republican surrogates have attacked Antonio Delgado over his former occupation as a rapper, despite Faso himself having no rapping experience whatsoever. Not even a mixtape.
Okay, ladies and gentlemen, I am taking a stand. I will continue reading Eric Francis’ horoscopes. His horoscopes have always been the best and actually say something tangible and relevant and not vague. The whole me-too movement has turned into something akin to the Salem witch hunts, and it is fascinating and terrible to watch.
Recalling the stunned silence that greeted the planning board’s 3-2 vote Monday to reject the site plan for Rupco’s Landmark Place project for the old city alms house, I feel pretty safe in saying that no one in the room, maybe not even those who voted against it, expected it to fail.
VanBlarcum deserves your support; Saving Private Francis.
Some may have been surprised at the spy-versus-spy revelations between the county executive and the county comptroller, but this stuff has been going on forever.
Campaign finance and term limits, two issues near and dear to elected officials in county government, are currently working their way through the Ulster County legislative sausage factory. As with most births, much labor and some pain can be expected.
Hudson Valley people do really respond to rap music, and a lot of us, as deeply Caucasian as some of us inescapably are, respond to it very positively indeed.