Byrd Politics 2011

Don’t know what it is with me and politics lately. I had every intention to watch the Collins and Poloncarz debate tonight with a keen eye on both and how Read More …

Steel cage match – Collins VS. Poloncarz

Instead of waiting for the Erie County Executive race next year to end the super duper feud between Erie County Executive Chris Collins and Erie County Controller Mark Poloncarz, I Read More …

Chris Collins ain’t Adolf Hitler

I hate when people compare American politicians to Adolf Hitler and the like. Apparently some people don’t have a problem doing so. From a comment on County Comptroller Mark Poloncarz’s Read More …

I just want a county government without all the political BS

Erie County… The constant sniping between the Erie County Comptroller Marc Poloncarz and the Chris Collins administration is a joke. The latest drama stems from Poloncarz wanting copies of the Read More …

Video: Kevin Hardwick swearing in ceremony – 01/01/2010

One of the Byrdlights from 2009 was being on Kevin Hardwick’s Kitchen Cabinet for his successful run at unseating Michele Iannello as the 10th District Erie County Legislator…he had a Read More …

Optical scan local election wrap up for 2009

Just my thoughts on some of the local races I paid close attention to and other stuff… Hardwick/Ianello Working on the campaign for Kevin Hardwick, I decided to keep my comments about Read More …

Foot placed in mouth

I heard rumblings yesterday about Chris Collins’ big time gaffe from Saturday evening’s Erie County Republican dinner at the Adam’s Mark Hotel…when I was told, I was like…uh-oh, wait to Read More …

County election races and politics

Do I agree with everything Chris Collins does? No…  One thing I can’t blame him for doing is trying to change the complexion of the Erie County Legislature to one Read More …