Long Island Sound Bites

Legislators Give Taxpayer Money Away While Vacant Homes on LI Increase

  While LI legislators are giving away taxpayer money  to some residents, in the name of social justice, the number of vacant homes and apartments on Long Island have nearly doubled. Click here to see what I...

Maybe Long Island Homes Are In Foreclosure Because We Pay The Highest Taxes?

I linked to an interesting story in the NY Times which addresses the high rate of foreclosures on Long Island. Lots in the article about the evil subprime mortgages and how people didn't read...

Jon Kaiman of North Hempstead-Is He Attempting Taxpayer Theft?

If you live in North Hempstead, Nassau County, New York, you get to pay your hard-earned money for a country club that can only be used by rich people with the proper pedigree. The...

Chuck Responding Strangely To Medford Murders

Huh? Chuck, huh? We had a horrific multiple murder on Long Island. A vicious drug addict went into a pharmacy and shot four innocent people to death in a most brutal way so he could...

Sick of Southampton NIMBY’s-the Shinnecock Casino Will Be Anywhere But Southampton

Remember when Ted Kennedy, pusher of all things green, wouldn't allow a windmill anywhere near his mansion, even though it couldn't even be seen from his property? He was a typical NIMBY (not in...

Tim Bishop & Randy Altschuler On The Weiner Debacle

In case you live in CD-1 on Long Island and were wondering what your Congressman Tim Bishop has to say about Anthony Weiner's behavior - he has nothing to say until others have weighed...

Everyone Pays For Every Overpaid Long Island School Superintendent

Carole Hankin, Syosset Schools Superintendent, received a 4.7 percent salary increase, bringing her salary to $405,244. With annuities and other benefits, her total compensation comes to $541,454. This isn't solely a Syosset issue because when...

Run Demos Run, But Not For Congress

Update: - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) finalized new rules so a George Demos situation will hopefully not happen again. The rules state that the SEC  cannot "disclose information that could reasonably be expected...

Randy Not Running, Angie Carpenter Is The Candidate

Randy Altschuler will not run for County Executive and has his sights set for another race - Congress. He withdrew from the race about a week ago.  Angie Carpenter will be the GOP candidate...

Randy Altschuler Making A Run For County Exec

Randy Altschuler is a man of the people. I discovered that early on during his first run for Congress in Suffolk County's CD-1 race in NY. The night of the race, it appeared he...