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  • Brooklyn Democrat Sides With GOP in State Senate

    11/14/2012 9:51:03 PM PST · by Arthurio · 9 replies
    By Laura Nahmias Fresh off winning election to the state Senate as a Brooklyn Democrat, Simcha Felder said Tuesday he planned to caucus with Republicans in Albany, further complicating a struggle for control of the chamber. Felder’s decision to vote with the GOP conference was first reported by political blog Capital Tonight and was confirmed by his campaign spokesman. Felder, who represents an Orthodox Jewish district in southern Brooklyn, will give the Republicans 31 seats in the Senate, where a party needs 32 votes to elect a majority leader. The Senate Democrats currently hold 30 seats in the chamber and...
  • Establish An American Foreign Legion

    10/16/2003 10:58:11 AM PDT · by Temple Owl · 24 replies · 533+ views
    The County Press (Second ThoughtsP ^ | 10-15 | William W. Lawrence
    Columnists Jackie Mason and Raoul Felder, in a recent American Spectator article, supported the creation of an American Foreign Legion.Mason, a stand-up comedian, and Felder, a stand-up attorney, wrote: "To be honest, we never cared much for the French, nor as they have made it very clear, did they care much for us, although if it wasn't for America they would be singing the "Horst Wesel" song at the Folies Bergère and Wiener Schnitzel would be the specialty of the local McDonald's."Mason and Felder said they would sooner go to a square dance, or worse yet, a Karaoke bar, than...