Rome, NY Sucks

I can't believe how many people want to be Mayor of Rome in 2015.

Monday, April 10, 2006

Fight Club: Mayoral Edition

It appears the decades old battle between Rome and Utica extends to a State Senate race. Former Rome mayor Joe Griffo and former Ed Hanna waterboy Tim Julian will battle it out for the least influential position in Albany.

This pretty much cements the idea that government is a big sucking hole. Whoever becomes state senator gets to run for Congress in 20 years. Julian is trying to jump the mayor-county exec-state senator line, while Griffo is picking up a wife to nail down the seat. My prediction for the winner of this contest? Michael Arcuri.

3 Comments:

  • At April 10, 2006 9:39 PM, Blogger Strikeslip said…

    Mike Arcuri - For Senate? Funny I heard that rumor too! Now THAT would be INTERESTING.

     
  • At April 12, 2006 3:03 PM, Blogger Roman Hokie said…

    A lot of people thought the same about Queen Hillary... And here she is doing great things for the state, like securing jobs at Griffiss, etc... hehe

    We really need tighter restrictions on who we let into this state, let alone RUN FOR OFFICE!

     
  • At April 14, 2006 6:51 AM, Blogger baloghblog said…

    off topic - don't have an email address for you...

    http://www.newsobserver.com/104/story/428599.html

    info for your ethanol post, and the unavailability of ethanol pumps.

     

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