An Ignored Anniversary?
Photo: Democrat & Chronicle
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 In less than five months, Rochester will observe a notable and unfortunate anniversary. Fifty years ago this July, Rochester experienced mass unrest unlike any seen previously in our community. As one might expect, it prompted much soul-searching and left the community shaken and forever changed. But is Rochester – once called “Smugtown USA” – about to allow this anniversary to pass without any significant community effort to account for our progress – or our inexcusable lack thereof? Read More ...
Aaron E. Wicks
What Needs to GO, in America, and Greater Rochester
At least these French idiots weren't nominated for any Oscars last night.
Monday, March 3, 2014 Rochester, NY - Warning: This article may offend you! Additional warning: It may be mostly tongue-in-cheek. Proceed if you dare! Read More ...
Christopher J. Wilmot - 1 opinion posted
|A Party Without a Narrative |
Thursday, February 27, 2014 A recent New York Times poll of Americans reveals a troubling sign for Democrats. Despite the fact that demographics favor them and despite the fact that voters are more likely to agree with their policies, voters are actually favoring the GOP in 2014. President Obama’s support has dwindled among independents, and even with John Boehner’s abysmal approval ratings, voters still give an edge to his party. Why is this? Read More ...
Aaron E. Wicks - 1 opinion posted
Want to Take a Bite Out of Crime in Rochester? Outlaw Handguns
A gun in the home is 22 times more likely to be used to kill or injure in a domestic homicide, suicide, or unintentional shooting than to be used in self-defense.
Monday, February 24, 2014 Rochester, NY - As this publication, and particularly, this journalist, has well documented, Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren's new administration is off to a rocky start. How might Mayor Warren take the focus off her rookie mistakes, and redeem herself with City residents? By heeding the compelling--and alarming--statistics about firearm deaths in the Flower City, and propose a city-wide ban on the possession of handguns. Read More ...
Christopher J. Wilmot - 3 opinions posted