Best of our Times Union Independent Blogs, February 16, 2017: Ten for Thursday

Good morning, blog readers.  These days, there are only three things of which we can all be certain – death, taxes, and a Thursday blog recap of the TU’s best and brightest and most articulate and most enjoyable independent and community bloggers.

We’ve got a great variety of topics this week, so let’s get right at it, shall we?

This week’s blog recap includes:

  1. Rabbi Matt Cutler’s blog, “In Tribute to Lilah’s Soul.(Read this first.)
  2. Don Rittner’s history blog, “So you don’t like immigrants?
  3. Rob Hoffman in the “Hoffman Files” blog, “Would you hide an illegal immigrant?
  4. Donna McMullen’s blog, “The possible refugee solution!
  5. Brad Shear’s Mohawk Hudson Humane Society’s blog, “Is Winning Worth It?
  6. Frank Robinson’s “The Rational Optimist” blog, “Democrats versus Trumplicans.
  7. Lawrence White’s “Field of View” blog, “LOCK HIM UP!!
  8. Jess Winans’ blog, “Bethlehem Resident News spreads controversial message.
  9. Jaye McBride’s blog, “Jack Kerouac is crazy.
  10. Nina Marinello’s blog, “King of Hearts.

Lots of good reading here, whether you agree or disagree with the subjects, you have to at least understand their opinions, their thoughts, and what they’re trying to say.

Have a great day, everybody!