As the sun set on Veterans Day, 2012, tens of thousands of homes on New York’s Long Island prepared to spend another night in darkness. The lack of light was not part of any particular memorial or observance; instead, it was the noisome and needless culmination of decades of mismanagement and malfeasance by a power company still struggling to pay for a now-moldering nuclear plant that never provided a single usable kilowatt to the region’s utility customers.
|By: Gregg Levine Tuesday November 27, 2012 6:50 am|
|By: Gregg Levine Friday April 15, 2011 9:30 am|
Congratulations, America, your federal budget process is now as efficient as New York State’s!
|By: Gregg Levine Thursday October 28, 2010 9:06 am|
What the president cannot seem to grasp is that people now hear his words—poetry or prose—in the context of their lives. And when Obama tells his one-time supporters that he has gotten 90 percent of what he wanted, those people have to wonder if what the president wants and what they want is still (or was ever) the same thing.