There is Blood Money in the State House. Andrew Cuomo is profiteering from his memoir “American Crisis”. The self laudatory tome chronicles his alleged leadership during the covid crisis. In reality he is responsible for the deaths of thousands of nursing home residents. His executive order requiring care facilities to admit patients infected with the coronavirus is his stain and shame. The Governor’s egoism in praising his sinister efforts is revolting. The blood of innocent elderly citizens is on his hands. If he have a conscience he will have to live with this for the rest of his life. Does he really even care? We think not.
Andrew Cuomo is a vindictive tyrant. We are appalled by his retribution. A Western New York pizzeria owner is being punished by the Governor for signing on to a lawsuit seeking to overturn the ban on indoor dining. Paul Santora of suburban Williamsville had his liquor license pulled abruptly this past week. That was in advance of New Years Eve and the Bills season finale. Such events would have brought in much needed revenue for his struggling restaurant. King Cuomo’s arbitrary and spiteful rule knows no bounds. New Yorkers must resist his venom. Such malfeasance can not be tolerated.
An effort is underway to curb Governor Cuomo’s abusive power. Republicans in the Legislature and some moderate Democrats object to his sweeping authority. They want to overturn the enabling mandate that allows him to “provide any directive necessary to respond to the disaster.” He can also “temporarily suspend or modify any statute, local law, ordinance, order, rule or regulation.” Rule by executive order is clearly in violation of the State Constitution. We the citizens of New York demand a return to tripartite government – executive, legislative, and judicial branches. The days of Kingship went out centuries ago. Curb dictator Cuomo’s abusive rule. Support the drive to rein in his authoritative power.
There is more trouble ahead with Cuomo’s erratic rule. Having issued ultimatums closing down New York, he is unable to reign in the State Legislature. Both the Assembly and Senate have veto proof Democratic majorities. The far left leadership is proposing higher taxes on the affluent and increased regulations on business. This as companies and the rich are fleeing the state in record numbers. New York’s population loss is the greatest in the nation. King Cuomo has presided over the decline of the Empire State. Show leadership, Andrew. Stop the idiocy brewing in the Legislature. Otherwise the devastation will be complete on your watch.
Governor Cuomo’s proposal to help struggling commercial tenants is Too Little Too Late. He announced he agrees with New York Congressman Ocasio-Cortez that there should be rent relief for small businesses. Glad that has occurred to you, Andy. You should realize that your own harsh and authoritative shutdowns have crippled mom-and-pop establishments, the backbone of our community and economy. A reversal of your arbitrary edicts would be a great way to start the New Year. Stop compounding the health emergency with toxic economic moves. Then the healing can begin.
A federal appeals judge has struck down Governor Cuomo’s House of Worship guidelines. He ruled that attendance limitations of 10 – 25 per religious service is harsher than secular rules for businesses. The judge sided with arguments presented in behalf of Roman Catholic and Jewish communities. Finally the judiciary is acting to curtail Cuomo’s authoritarian edicts. The sacred separation of church and state is protected by the Constitution. King Andrew has violated this federal right. The tables are turning, Governor. Your unlawful pronouncements will no longer be tolerated. Kudos to the enlightened and courageous judge for overturning your illegal mandate.
A group of Western New York restauranteurs and bar owners have sued Governor Cuomo in court. 40 businesses banded together seeking lifting of the ban on indoor dining. King Cuomo has closed establishments to indoor dining in orange zones throughout the state. The judge has issued a preliminary ruling, ordering the State to show scientific cause for the ban. Cuomo’s own statistics reveal that less than two percent of covid infections originate at dining venues. Clearly the Governor has overstepped his legal prerogative by arbitrarily imposing the shutdown. Fortunately there are courts of law to reign in Cuomo’s lawlessness. Our freedoms must be preserved.
Saints protect us from Attorney General Cuomo. He is rumored to be under consideration by President-Elect Biden for the top Justice Department post. The last thing the country needs is King Andrew in Washington. His administration has resorted to heavy government controls and regulations. More of the same can be expected from him as AG. A heartless northern liberal has no place in the cabinet. He would spread his misguided policies across the country. Biden preaches unification, not Cuomo’s brand of divisiveness. Keep him out of the federal bureaucracy.
Governor Cuomo has spoken of a Footrace to distribute the vaccine. That is his cavalier comment to the press. It is far more than a footrace, Andrew. It is a life or death struggle to inoculate New Yorkers before more perish from the virus. It is also a race to end your arbitrary shutdown of schools and vulnerable businesses. We are weary of your off the cuff commentary. Think before you mouth off. The voters will long remember your flippancy in the midst of suffering.
Expression of Remorse should start with the Governor. On Christmas Day Cuomo pardoned 21 state convicts who showed remorse and rehabilitation. Charity begins at home, King Andrew. You need to examine your conscience and show regret for the suffering and unbridled hardship you have caused New Yorkers. Do you regret fostering the deaths of thousands of vulnerable nursing home residents? Show contrition for your misdeeds. Then the healing can begin.