Category Archives: Politics

Bramson’s Election Musings – Part II: Viewer Guide

I don’t watch much TV — Game of Thrones, Top Chef on DVR.  That’s about it.  So I’ve been pretty disconnected from the ongoing campaign, which is playing out primarily in 30 second advertisements.  Then the other day, I turned on the box for a few minutes. Whoa! Heated charges, ominous voice-overs, dire warnings that … Continue reading Bramson’s Election Musings – Part II: Viewer Guide

Bramson’s Election Musings – Part I: A Grimm Tale

Congressman Michael Grimm (R-NY) is definitely a bully.  He may be a crook.   And, if the latest polls are accurate, he is about to reelected in a landslide by his conservative Staten Island district. Over the weekend, I visited my mother for lunch, and we got to talking about this.  “How could people vote … Continue reading Bramson’s Election Musings – Part I: A Grimm Tale

Showing True Colors on Guns

Since last November’s election, I have pretty much steered clear of criticizing Rob Astorino.  He beat me, fair and square, and negative commentary from the losing candidate, even if justified on the merits, invariably comes across as sour grapes. But I really can’t refrain from pointing out this article describing the County Executive’s campaign stop … Continue reading Showing True Colors on Guns