Tonawanda News — An unpopular but loud minority (aptly named, in this case, the “Suicide Caucus”) can hold government interned for days, weeks, and use the U.S. Constitution and time-tested Congressional procedures to do it. The Republican Party, reading the demographics and concluding it won’t capture the White House for at least a generation, endeavors to reduce the presidency and pumps up the power of the Speaker of the one gerrymandered place in government the party may hold sway, the House of Representatives.
I get all this by looking at mailing tubes, then and now? Yeah. The old one is not built for the way we live and move today. It had, and has, its uses, but basically it belongs in the attic or in a museum, like a political party I can name.Ed Adamczyk is a Kenmore resident whose column appears Fridays in the Tonawanda News. Contact him at EdinKenmore@gmail.com.