I urge all to boycott the Mets — this despite my having been a fan of the team for nearly 60 years. The new owner, Steve Cohen, has slapped all the fans — and particularly teachers — in the face by bringing Chris Christie onto the Mets’ board of directors.
"At a retiree chapter meeting, I heard support for the $2.75 billion “pork” that was allotted to the private schools by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer. This addition to the stimulus bill is wrong for the following reasons."
"In response to Larry Hoffner’s “School funding” letter [Feb. 18]: I agree that we should cut back on part of our military budget. It’s been a waste to have U.S. troops fighting skirmishes overseas for the past 20 years."