Thursday, December 31, 2009

RollOver or get Tough????

Time Warner has been airing ads complaining that Fox wants to raise their rates up to 300%. this is where you can see that that say it.

Well Oddly Fox News Corp. wants to charge Time Warner Cable (TWC) $1 per subscriber for airing its broadcast station, That sounds step....( Really) .

Well guess what on TW website under the FAQ they are asked "Will our rates go up if you come to an agreement?" Their answer is........
"Not necessarily immediately, but programming costs continue to increase every year. And if we meet the demands requested by these networks, they will increase significantly. That is why we are doing everything possible to control programming costs now."

And today they announce that rates are going up buy up to 10%. WTF, you just said rates will not go up unless you pay the rate increase. Well you have not paid it, and yet you are raising my rates by up 14.00 a month.
So should we get TOUGH or ROLLOVER ?????????????????
You tell me.

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Rangel rangeling again.

Two years after creating a center in his own name at City College, Harlem Rep. Charles Rangel has come through with a $3 million defense grant for the school -- for a project the Pentagon doesn't even want, The Post has learned.

The $3 million cash infusion is going to an existing academic department, rather than to the Charles B. Rangel Center for Public Service at CCNY, a $30 million project that will immortalize Rangel's name and house his papers when he retires. Rangel had previously arranged $2 million in taxpayer funds for the center.

The latest piece of congressional pork is to fund research into new composite materials that could be used to protect Army trucks from attack. The grant is tucked into the massive Defense Appropriations Bill moving through Congress.

Word of the funding comes as the House is set to vote today on a Republican-backed resolution to strip Rangel of his Ways and Means Committee chair pending an ethics investigation, after revelations that he didn't disclose income on multiple properties, as well as failure to pay taxes and other issues.

The Pentagon doesn't want the research money, but Rangel got the funding anyway by getting the Appropriations Committee to direct the cash to CCNY.

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver still leads NY down hill.

Did Gov. Paterson dole out a six-figure, do-nothing job as a golden parachute for a politically connected bureaucrat — just as the state faced its worst fiscal crisis in a generation?

Let’s hope he did.

Because the alternative — that the governor was actually taking the counsel of Downtown development chief Avi Schick — would be truly frightening.

The Post’s Tom Topousis reported recently that Paterson quietly let Schick keep drawing his $213,000-a-year state salary for eight months after he’d resigned as head of the state’s economic-development agency in January — by hiring him as an “adviser” on Downtown rebuilding.

Schick, a close ally of Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, remains the (unpaid) chairman of the Lower Manhattan Development Corp., where he’s dawdled for years over the deconstruction of the former Deutsche Bank building at Ground Zero.

What kind of advice could Schick possibly have to offer — creative new ways to further stall work?

Most likely, Schick was merely given the adviser post to kill time. He left that job this month mere days before he was hired by a Manhattan law office.

Then again, given Paterson’s recent fecklessness on Ground Zero — notably his inability to mitigate the latest dispute between the Port Authority and developer Larry Silverstein — it wouldn’t be surprising if Schick did have his ear.

Either way, the payout’s outrageous.

It’s bad enough to take lousy advice — worse yet to pay for it with

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Tuesday, September 15, 2009 Senate votes to defund ACORN In a show of bipartisan common sense, the Senate has voted 83-7 to remove federal funds from ACORN, the community organizing group dedicated to voter fraud and embezzling public funds. ACORN is an organized crime syndicate masquerading as a community service group. The only things it should receive from Congress are subpoenas.Kudos to Senators from both parties who bowed to common sense and approved the Johanns. Let's hope this kind of behavior is contagious and makes it over to the House.

Now I want to know who the 7 jackasses are that voted against this. Wonder who's pock they are in???????

Friday, September 4, 2009

thinks that No one should die because they cannot afford health care, and no one should go broke because they get sick. And no one should be denied insurance for a pre-existing condition. If you agree, please post this

Monday, August 3, 2009

Pork in New York.

I just checked out a link on the Times Union website that is showing the pork in the budget. I want to know since when did the largest legalized mafia ( the Catholic Church ) get money from the State. The church is closing down schools and church's due to not having enough money. But yet in Albany county I see that they are getting almost half a million tax dollars, to fund sport complexes and Art centers. Keep up the great work Breslin. See where they are wasting your money.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Security at Colonie Center.

OK, I know I have issue's with almost everything. But today we went to Colonie Center. As we were walking in I noticed a lone travel bag next to a garbage can. So being the good person I am, I told a store clerk to call security about it. Well, since she was on the phone and was to busy to give a shit, I assume she did not call. An hour and a half later when we left the bag was still there. As luck would have it a Security Guard in their A/C comfy car was passing by. So I called out to them to tell them about. I stated that it has been their over an hour. She looks at me with deer in headlights look and mumbles about calling somebody. I do not know, but I thought the people who drive around in the car with the lights on telling you to move where the somebodies.

So it's nice to know that security at the second largest mall in our area is spot on. I know we are not worried about such acts of terror could happen in our little piece of the world, but remember we did have ( and still do) have terrorist living and trying to sell weapons in the area. Remember the sting operation of 5 years ago. What did you think they all ran away, saying "stay away from Albany. They are on to us".

Sunday, July 12, 2009

About time some one in Albany NY got their head out of their ass.

ALBANY -- Citing the month-long impasse in the state Senate, Assemblyman James Tedisco, R-Glenville, said he is introducing a bill that would allow voters to recall any officials they feel haven't met their duties.
Under the "recall" law, the electorate could collect signatures for petitions to remove any state elected official, Tedisco said. For a governor or attorney general, 50,000 signatures would be needed. For state legislators, including senators and assembly members, the lesser of 10 percent of the votes in their district or 5,000 signatures would be needed.

Saturday, May 2, 2009

Letter to the President

Letter to the President

I did NOT write this, but who ever did gave it some thought. As I read each accusation item I believe the writer is "right on". I know there are some out there that will slam this as Obama bashing. So be it. Read it, and see if what's stated within didn't happen.

Subject: Letter to the President

April 17, 2009

The White House

1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

Washington, DC 20500

Mr. Obama:

I have had it with you and your administration, sir. Your conduct on your recent trip overseas has convinced me that you are not an adequate representative of the United States of America collectively or of me personally.

You are so obsessed with appeasing the Europeans and the Muslim world that you have abdicated the responsibilities of the President of the United States of America. You are responsible to the citizens of the United States. You are not responsible to the peoples of any other country on earth.

I personally resent that you go around the world apologizing for the United States telling Europeans that we are arrogant and do not care about their status in the world. Sir, what do you think the First World War and the Second World War were all about if not the consideration of the peoples of Europe? Are you brain dead? What do you think the Marshall Plan was all about? Do you not understand or know the history of the 20th century?

Where do you get off telling a Muslim country that the United States does not consider itself a Christian country? Have you not read the Declaration of Independence or the Constitution of the United States? This country was founded on Judeo-Christian ethics and the principles governing this country, at least until you came along, come directly from this heritage. Do you not understand this?

Your bowing to the king of Saudi Arabia is an affront to all Americans. Our President does not bow down to anyone, let alone the king of Saudi Arabia. You don?t show Great Britain, our best and one of our oldest allies, the respect they deserve yet you bow down to the king of Saudi Arabia. How dare you, sir! How dare you!

You can?t find the time to visit the graves of our greatest generation because you don?t want to offend the Germans but make time to visit a mosque in Turkey. You offended our dead and every veteran when you give the Germans more respect than the people who saved the German people from themselves. What?s the matter with you?

I am convinced that you and the members of your administration have the historical and intellectual depth of a mud puddle and should be ashamed of yourselves, all of you.

You are so self-righteously offended by the big bankers and the American automobile manufacturers yet do nothing about the real thieves in this situation, Mr. Dodd, Mr. Frank, Franklin Raines, Jamie Gorelic, the Fannie Mae bonuses, and the Freddie Mac bonuses. What do you intend to do about them? Anything? I seriously doubt it.

What about the U.S. House members passing out $9.1 million in bonuses to their staff members ? on top of the $2.5 million in automatic pay raises that lawmakers gave themselves? I understand the average House aide got a 17% bonus. I took a 5% cut in my pay to save jobs with my employer. You haven?t said anything about that. Who authorized that? I surely didn?t! Executives at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will be receiving $210 million in bonuses over an eighteen-month period, that's $45 million more than the AIG bonuses. In fact, Fannie and Freddie executives have already been awarded $51 million ? not a bad take. Who authorized that and why haven?t you expressed your outrage at this group who are largely responsible for the economic mess we have right now.

I resent that you take me and my fellow citizens as brain-dead and not caring about what you idiots do. We are watching what you are doing and we are getting increasingly fed up with all of you. I also want you to know that I personally find just about everything you do and say to be offensive to every one of my sensibilities. I promise you that I will work tirelessly to see that you do not get a chance to spend two terms destroying my beautiful country.


Every real American

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

OK, so as everybody knows 1) I live NY and 2) I smoke.

So of course the great State of NY has in their infinite wisdom decided to help their bottom line by adding another 61 cents to the pack of cigarettes. That is on top of the $2.75 they already charge.
Now compared to, Michigan has a $2 tax per pack. Virginia and Kentucky have a tax of 30 cents per pack, both ranking 47th in the nation, according to the Federation of Tax Administrators.

So NY is the highest taxed state in the US. They say the tax is used to help the cost of medicare. Then on TV the have ads ALL DAY telling us to quit, and what the effects of smoking are. And they show some nasty ass commercials...

SO the the hell do they want????? They tell us to stop smoking then they raise the cost saying they need the money. If you want to keep the extra cash coming in, promote smoking......

What the hell do I know, it's after midnight and I should be in bed. Hey that is my bitch for now.


Ok, This is my first post for this blog. I am told all the time that I have something to bitch about. So with that in mind, I figured I would use the web to bitch to others.

So let's get this party started.