It was not so much that Delgado did better than 2016 nominee Zephyr Teachout had but that Faso 2018 performed less well than Faso 2016 — an indicator of intense Democratic engagement in this year’s election.
Woodstock Times | Opinion
The Nov. 6 ballot in Woodstock will include a referendum to dissolve the library district. Here, proponents for and against make their case in their own words.
We believe the best choice to represent us in Congress for the next two years is the Democratic challenger, Antonio Delgado.
Regardless of which side wins, it’s not likely anything will get done soon to improve the physical working conditions of the building. And that’s a damned shame.
When I think about the Tree of Life synagogue on a Saturday morning, Jews gathered together in close proximity, the idea of safety in numbers becomes a cruel joke. Instead, they were just an easy target.
Personal goodwill toward the marginalized people in your life does not absolve you of political callousness to their fate at the hands of authority.
For those who believe in the noble ideals underlying the brand called America, it’s tempting to think of Kavanaugh’s probable confirmation to the highest court in the land as a tumble from grace. But let’s be real: The courts have never done their job on rape. Right now, all over this country, children — boys as well as girls — are confronting their own mortality in bedrooms and back alleys, at the hands of people they can’t physically or socially escape. And SCOTUS will never hear them.
The news coming out of Florence country right now, especially the little neglected rural towns, is heartbreaking. It’s a wonder that people choose to live in some of these places at all. But even with climate change and communal fragility eroding the very ground out from under our feet, most of us are stubborn. We’re going to rebuild. I’m not sure that’s something to be proud of, but it’s what we’ve got.
Numbers have always been used to evaluate the performances and the value of nearly all professional athletes. But in the not-so-wonderful-world of the National Basketball Association, these quantitative judgments have gotten out of hand. I mean, even the most commonly-used and seemingly incontrovertible statistics can be misleading.
Whatever happens this year, it’s a great comfort to me to feel like the school is on my daughter’s side. They don’t always get it, but that’s what every kid deserves.