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Tony Fletcher: School board candidate

On April 20, I handed in my petition to run for the position of School Board Trustee in the Onteora Central School District. The election is next Tuesday, May 19....
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The Budget From Hell

In case you haven’t heard, the economy is in the toilet. Across the country, Governors are trying to plug the worst deficits in a generation and from New York to...
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Hope is still very much alive…

(Since writing this post, I see that the New York Times has put up an excellent “interactive video and transcript of President Obama‘s address, with annotations from New York Times...
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Hope

A few months ago, when the collapse in the mortgage industry began bringing down the major American banks, causing the stock market to collapse, and forcing the Government to put...
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The Levittown Effect

Now that the historic American Presidential election is over, there are some words and terms I hope to never hear again. “Sarah Palin” is one of them, but it doesn’t...
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The election by the numbers

Indulge me for doing this. I was one of those kids who averaged out football attendances every week! (Figures based on reported numbers from Board of Ulster County elections, uselectionatlas.org...
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“Our country has a black president. how about yours?”

Suitably so, given that he’s provided so much of our election coverage at the Fletcher household, it was Jon Stewart who informed us that Barack Obama was the next President...
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Proud To Be An American Citizen

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