The GOP Outlook for 2014: A Major Strategic Decision Awaits
Snakebit Democrats hope Republicans will stay divided for at least one more year.
Wednesday December 4, 2013 While some are getting in the holiday spirit, the Smugtown Beacon is anxiously awaiting an exciting 2014 election year. From our perspective, the GOP has a major strategic decision to make: will it try to win elections by broadening its appeal or will it focus on ideological purity, sabotaging winnable races in the name of orthodoxy? Will Rochesterians see this dynamic in the 25th Congressional District? Read More ...
Aaron E. Wicks - 1 opinion posted
Myth Busters: Childhood Vaccines are Dangerous; Women are Smarter than Men
A popular cartoon/t-shirt: Substitute the word girls for boys in this bigotted statement, and the world as we know it would come crumbling down around us. So why is male bashing okay?
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 Rochester, NY - Is actress Jenny McCarthy correct when she and others advise mothers (and fathers) not to have their children vaccinated, for fear of contracting debilitating diseases and ailments? Did a recent Yale University study really conclude that women are smarter than men? What do you think? Fact or myth? Read More ...
Christopher J. Wilmot
Monroe County: A Tale of Two Totally Separate Communities
Must it? Segregation by race and income, for the purpose of excluding urban students, is just fine with suburban parents.
Monday, December 2, 2013 Rochester, NY - Why is it that many of Monroe County's finest neighborhoods are seemingly a stone's throw from some of New York State's poorest urban communities? Is it okay that Brighton's Ambassador Drive is about three miles from the very low income Northern Crescent? Can Monroe County's shameful tradition of massive segregation really change for the better? Read on... Read More ...
Christopher J. Wilmot - 5 opinions posted
Thanksgiving? A lot, as it Turns Out
In the end, all you'll leave behind is an attractive corpse: So, eat up tomorrow, and drop the guilt.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 Rochester, NY - Humorist Erma Bombeck once said, "Guilt: the gift that keeps on giving." Why don't you give thanks tomorrow for the ability to relax a little, chuck away any guilt you may have about eating rich food, and forget yourself for a little while on our greatest secular holiday: Thanksgiving. Read More ...
Christopher J. Wilmot - 1 opinion posted