Today, while Americans celebrate the freedom of their country, New Yorkers are held hostage.
The political dysfunction in Albany continues, even on the fourth of July.
As the duel of egos, political gain, and dishonesty continues, bills languish in waiting. Many of those bills such as same sex marriage carry a tremendous impact. Those whom we have elected to represent our interest betray us. And even though they promised otherwise, they proceed to reveal themselves as only interested in their own gain. One figure dominates the charade.
Senator Pedro Espada has pimped his partisanship to the Republican "Johns". Veiled under the guise of helping his constituency, Espada has helped himself. He is now the first in line of receivership of the office of Governor of the State of New York. That should not happen.