Judge Tom Keefe

How much of the Tom Keefe situation involves alleged misconduct and how much may be politically motivated?

Tom KeefeLet me get my bias out there right off: I’ve known Thomas Keefe since 1979. I met his future wife Judy Doesschate since 1975. I’ve carried nominating petitions for both of them, for his first run for judge, and for her first run on the school board. And I HATE carrying petitions.

I was saddened, then, to discover that Tom Keefe will no longer be serving as Albany City Court Judge, agreeing to resign on September 30, rather than fight for perhaps another year and a half.

It’s my belief Continue reading “Judge Tom Keefe”

F is for Fireworks

Recently, I’ve been satisfied watching fireworks on TV.

Colorful fireworks lighting the night sky
Colorful fireworks lighting the night sky
I’m OK with a modicum of fireworks on the 4th of July. I’m less thrilled with them on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd of the month, and I heard LOTS of fireworks in my neighborhood before Independence Day. I’m with Ken Levine when he says Continue reading “F is for Fireworks”