Observer Todayhttp://www.observertoday.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 1 Oct 2014 06:28:05 EDTWed, 1 Oct 2014 06:28:05 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssSierra Club suit is 'hypocritical'http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/603646.htmlAs chairman of the County Planning and Economic Development Committee, I am outraged by the lawsuit that the Sierra Club has filed against the Public Service Commission.Wed, 1 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTAn appreciation for poetryhttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/603597.htmlPoetry comes in so many forms and presentations that I'm sure no one likes it all. I'm also sure that everyone likes some of it.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTWhy the U.S. is a Republichttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/603566.htmlRecently, I attended a pubic school board meeting, a village board meeting and a town board meeting. My objective was to view a republic in actio.Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTTaking control over what we canhttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/603530.htmlThe world is extremely complex, both as a physical reality and as a collection of social groups and human relationships.Sun, 28 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTMastering the 'good news' tax hikehttp://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/603533.htmlIt turns out that raising taxes is really simple - and inexpensive. Consider last week's budget proposal by Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan.Sun, 28 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDT