Comments by jjhehir
Posted on January 2 at 4:51 p.m. (Suggest removal)
We’ll see how the experiment in Colorado works; then we will know how marijuana use effects a large population.
Posted on December 27 at 5:37 p.m. (Suggest removal)
It is not how much the rich have earned, it is the taxes they pay on their earnings. The rich invest in municipal bonds and pay no taxes on those returns. They also invest in equities and pay a low capital gains tax (20%) on their gains. Wage earners on the other hand pay a graduated income tax up to as high as about 40% on their wages.
Posted on December 7 at 2:27 p.m. (Suggest removal)
In the past five years, employee benefits (pensions and health insurance) in the Niskayuna School District have increased 43 percent, from approximately $12.9 million to $18.4 million. That is a $1.1 million increase each year. A $415,000 or $568,000 savings is not going solve a very serious fiscal problem created by the Legislature. Hopefully, citizens will realize this and write their legislators to pay for the very generous pensions they have created, which account for the bulk of the increase in employee benefits.
Posted on December 3 at 10:37 p.m. (Suggest removal)
No employer or person should be forced to participate in the taking of the life of a baby.
Posted on November 20 at 7:53 p.m. (Suggest removal)
What's a substandard policy? What a standard policy?
Posted on November 18 at 10:35 p.m. (Suggest removal)
Pain or not, it's still killing a baby
J. J. Hehir
Posted on October 23 at 12:14 a.m. (Suggest removal)
The speed in Old Niskayuna is much too high; 25 MPH throughout Old Niskayuna would be appropriate. In front of the Co-op, it should be 20 MPH. The police could do a much better job of enforcing existing speed limits in Old Niskayuna also.
Posted on October 8 at 11:08 p.m. (Suggest removal)
I was in the middle of the street with a child in my arms at that crosswalk, an the young driver just drove right by me. I sensed he wasn't going to stop, and he didn't.
Posted on September 11 at 11:41 p.m. (Suggest removal)
The main trouble with this country is not unions, taxes and regulations, though they could always be improved. It goes much deeper than that. I suggest that you two guys stop listening to Sean Hannity and read a book some day. You might find out what is is.
Posted on September 10 at 1:20 p.m. (Suggest removal)
Wmarinic, I am not a taker; I worked for every penny I have.
I too have never met a person on welfare who has opened a business, but that doesn’t mean there are not any who did.
The reason that there are not that many makers in New York anymore is that all they are in China and other third world countries. The major problem in this country is not the many takers. The problem is the lack of makers whose jobs have been exported to other countries by owners of companies whose main objectives are to increase profits and remain competitive.