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Sunday, May 3, 2009
BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO
All throughout our empire state various geo-political bits and pieces think the current mini-emperors-in-charge should split off their fiefdoms.
The ill-logic goes that the City is being screwed by Upstate or the reverse. Most voting Staten Islanders think they should be allowed to drop out of the City. Some political Long Islanders want to be free from what they perceive as the big sucking hose of Albany. The stinko economy is poking the pot of secessionist discontent even more virulently.
The NYT reports in a well written piece.