Why “Bernie or Bust” will certainly end up as a bust for the country

By Mark C. Poloncarz June 9, 2016 In 1787, our nation’s forefathers met in Philadelphia to draft a new set of laws to govern the fledgling United States of America. Though they could not have known it when they gathered to create, as the Preamble to the Constitution says, “a more perfect Union,” the country […]

My disappointment in Senator Sanders latest comments on the Democratic Party.

By Mark C. Poloncarz May 18, 2016 I watched Senator Sanders speech in Carson, California last night. I was very disappointed in his accusation that the Democratic Party does not represent the people, the working and middle class of the nation and is essentially corrupt. He is wrong. For decades it has been the Democratic […]

Why primaries should be for party members only

By Mark C. Poloncarz (originally published on Facebook on April 17, 2016): As you all know (unless you have been living under a rock), Tuesday is Primary Day in NY. Polls open at 6 am in Erie County, noon elsewhere in WNY, and then all close at 9 pm. Only registered members of each party […]