The argument about fiscal austerity has been drilled into all of us. The U.S Marines couldn't have done a better job.
It's our new way of life.
If you are a Republican elected official, there's a second part to the "cutting back" rule of thumb these days: Don't dare believe in compromise. Don't dare reach across the aisle. Do so at your own peril.
Should there by Breathalyzers at the Prom?
Regular readers of my postings are familiar with my disdain in regards to the shenanigans perpetrated by the office of the Brooklyn District Attorney against the dearly departed Judge John L. Phillips, the recently reinstated John Kennedy O'Hara and the falsely (in my humble opinion) accused John Giuca...but nothing thus far has been as reprehensive than the machinations that led to Jabbar Collins, falsely accused of the murder of a rabbi, spending 16 years in prison.