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A Hacked Democracy

The whirlwind around hacking and its impact on the recent election is a perfect storm to observe the dismal state of public discourse and media, the fractured political climate and the fundamental inability to think and reason clearly. I recognize that the ability to think...

The Right-Wing Funhouse Mirror of Dennis Pragar

According to Dennis Pragar in National Review, Ten Reasons Left-Wingers Cut Trump Voters from Their Lives , we liberals are a terrible lot. Did you know that there more mean people on the left than the right? Pragar makes just such a claim. The question of...

City Taxpayers to Bail Out Losses at Golf Course

From Mohawk Valley Compass (Council completes department head budget meetings, sets public hearing): The golf course budget was left unchanged. The golf course fund is projected to require a $65,772 transfer from the general fund to meet its expenses. I only harp on the golf...

Welcome to the New Home of Flippin’ Amsterdam

This is the new home for the blog flippinamsterdam.wordpress.com All posts and comments from the former site have been migrated to the new site. I will be broadening topics outside of just local goings-on in Amsterdam, NY so hopefully you will stick around for that....