Saturday, October 28, 2006

John Sweeney - Deficit is Clintons Fault

Do you really want John Sweeney representing you in Congress?

"The deficit is actually a result of a recession that began in his administration," he contended. "We are exponentially paying down the deficit in an accelerated time frame."

Sweeney also assures us that the GOP really cares about the little guy and not just the rich guy.

Friday, October 27, 2006

Sweeney Brings Home the Pork

Less than two weeks before mid-term elections and surprise, surprise - our area suddenly gets awarded $1.43 million dollars to complete the bike/pedestrian path connecting Saranac Lake with Lake Placid.

Courtesy of Rep. John Sweeney (NY-20), vice chairman of the Transportation Appropriations Committee who "secured a federal Transportation Enhancement Grant".

I'm all in favor of a bike path and can't wait to ride my bike on it. But I hate pork, even when it benefits our area. If it was awarded based on merit, why are we suddenly being told about it less than two weeks before we go to the polls to decide whether to re-elect Sweeney or not?

Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Remember the Republican Contract With America

Republican Contract With America

Like Lincoln, our first Republican president, we intend to act "with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right." To restore accountability to Congress. To end its cycle of scandal and disgrace. To make us all proud again of the way free people govern themselves.

How's that contract working for ya?

You remember...balanced budget, term limits, cutting House committees and staff, cutting waste and fraud, middle class tax relief, maintaining US credibility around the world etc.

Sunday, October 22, 2006

Garry Trudeau

An article about Garry Trudeau in todays Washington Post. It's really rare to find articles and interviews with Garry Trudeau.

Saratoga XC Invitational - The Trip Home

Mile marker 62 on Rt. 87 North.

Looking toward Adirondack Loj Road just outside Lake Placid, after sunset.

Saratoga XC Invitational - The State Park

The race was held at the Saratoga Spa State Park.

Looking down at the spa buildings from the start line.

The Roosevelt Baths.


Saratoga XC Invitational - The Race

Men's race - the start - St. Lawrence U. placed 2nd

Women's race - the start -St. Lawrence U. placed 3rd

Julia - about 500 meters into the start.

Saratoga XC Invitational - The Trip Down

Our driveway after the snowfall.

The same picture as in the last post, but not as colorful now.

Lower Cascade Lake

Lower Cascade Lake. The snow cover abruptly ended just past this lake.