There is a bill in the NY State Assembly that would have put harsh penalties on sex trafficking. Sheldon Silver has refused to uncouple the legislation from pro abortion legislation, effectively sentencing trafficked underaged girls to life on the street. What’s the matter Shel? Not enough money for you?
New York News and Politics
New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo disgraced himself yesterday when he paid homage to race hustler Al Sharpton at a star-studded dinner honouring Sharpton on his 60th birthday. Sharpton earned infamy in successive incidents in which he fanned latent racial tensions. In the Korean Fruit store boycott of 1990, the Freddy’s Fashion Mart boycott, which […]
The death of a 400 pound asthmatic Staten Island man in police custody was captured on video recently, and has seemingly vindicated the charge of many African Americans that there is a different standard of justice applied to citizens of colour than to other citizens. The NYPD, with almost 40,000 men carrying […]
When the New York City police asked for twitter photos of citizens interacting with the police, it backfired big time. Russia Today reports that citizens sent in photos of police brutality, cops behaving badly, and stressed out cops venting at citizens. There are plenty of people who respect the police and who see the difficulty […]
It was with concern that I read news on Frum Follies about your plans to appoint a “Jewish liaison” for your office. While there may be difficulties faced in dealing with members of the public who speak Hebrew or Yiddish, or potential for misunderstandings related to Jewish law or customs, it would seem that the […]
What do Richard Wagner, Mikis Theodorakis and Harry Belafonte have in common? All of them are musical luminaries, and all of them are political loony tunes. What the hell was Harry Belafonte doing at De Blasio’s inauguration? If music is not coming out of Belafonte’s mouth, he is usually spewing political sewage.
You can tell that it’s a slow news weekend, because the New York Post has stooped to reporting in an EXCLUSIVE story that District Attorney Elect Kenneth Thompson is changing the toilet seat in the office he is inheriting from Charles Hynes, who Thompson defeated in the November election. While highlighting the pettiness of […]
Residents on the Upper West Side have been complaining about people with recreational vehicles living in them in parking spaces on (horrors!) the upper West Side. Fearful that their zip code may be losing its social cachet, many inhabitants of who are stacked up in the various apartment buildings are upset that their liberal […]
Laurie Cumbo is set to take office as City Council Representative for an area that includes Crown Heights. Already, she has made a statement that could easily be construed as condoning the attacks as a response to perceived injustices. Ms. Cumbo stated in part as follows. “Many African-American/Caribbean residents expressed a genuine concern that […]
New York City is planning to relax its zoning restrictions to allow apartments that range between 220 and 370 square feet, which is well under the current minimum of 450 square feet per resident. The subsidised rent in the new project would be $1800.00 a month, which is indicative of the grossly inflated real […]