Spin Cycle

News, views and commentary on Long Island, state and national politics.

"Does anyone here think the current unelected comptro"ller will do a thing to fix it?"

That's Harry Wilson after describing how bad things are in the economy and in Albany government.

His opponent will be Democratic Comptroller Thomas diNapoli.

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"No more wasteful spending...no more borrowing..." he urges.

"It's hard for Albany to stop spending so taxpayers can be free to decide what to do with thyeir own money."

People leaving the state: "We can't go on like this folks. We shouldn't and if I'm elected we won't...Decline is not inevitable. It is a result of failed leaders and failed policies in Albany."