Typical Situation?

To The Editor: UPS fires 250 workers yet CEO Scott Davis makes $11.5 million. They say these workers were terminated because they put children who need insulin at risk. Yet firing 250 employees and increasing the work load of the remaining employees makes sense to them somehow? This is the GOP template in a nutshell. […]

Avella Joins IDC

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Another Queens Democrat has jumped ship, switching over to the Independent Democratic Conference. On Wednesday, State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) announced that he would be joining the IDC, boosting its membership to five. Even though Democrats would appear to hold the majority in the chamber, the IDC shares power with […]

Vincent Tabone Asks For Court Date Delay

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Another accused member of the federal corruption scandal plaguing State Sen. Malcolm Smith (D-Hollis) is asking for a reprieve until after this year’s election cycle. Former Queens Republican Vice Chairman Vincent Tabone has asked for his federal corruption trial to be pushed back until after the November elections, claiming that […]

Terrible Tea Partiers

To The Editor: In your Jan. 16 Tribune letters, Mr. La Rosa was right on. The Obsrublican Party has blocked and/or sabotaged every proposal, initiative or request put forward by the Democratic Party regardless of the damage incurred by our country. This they have done in their rabid desire to recapture the Presidency as they […]

Congress Out Of Line

To The Editor: Eric Cantor wants Congress to work just 113 days in 2014. Out of 261 business days in a year. That comes out to about two days a week. Meanwhile, some people have to work two and three jobs just to pay bills. Congressmen don’t actually have to “work” to earn a living. […]

The GOP’s Uncivil War

Endorsements are a pretty common practice during election season, and the script for these events rarely changes. A group decides on a candidate, they hold an event to announce their endorsement, with plenty of photos and enough press to get the word out. Someone forgot to tell the Queens Republican party and GOP candidate for […]