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  • Bloomberg’s pro-breast-feeding initiative to lock away baby formula at 27 hospitals

    07/29/2012 3:10:08 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 104 replies
    Bloomberg’s pro-breast-feeding initiative to lock away baby formula at 27 hospitals By MARY KAY LINGE Last Updated: 5:52 AM, July 29, 2012 Posted: 11:19 PM, July 28, 2012 The nanny state is going after moms. Mayor Bloomberg is pushing hospitals to hide their baby formula behind locked doors so more new mothers will breast-feed. Starting Sept. 3, the city will keep tabs on the number of bottles that participating hospitals stock and use — the most restrictive pro-breast-milk program in the nation. Under the city Health Department’s voluntary Latch On NYC initiative, 27 of the city’s 40 hospitals have also...
  • Mystery of the Beast of the East River.

    07/26/2012 11:45:20 AM PDT · by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost · 29 replies
    Daily Mail Online ^ | July 25, 2012 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Dubbed the 'Manhattan monster', a horrifying mystery creature with a mutilated face, snarling snout and five toes on each foot has washed up under the Brooklyn Bridge, perplexing New Yorkers. Amateur photographer Denise Ginley snapped the ghoulish pink carcass while walking along the East River on Sunday and the grisly images, first published by The Gothamist on Monday, have sparked an array of conspiracy theories as to whether it is a giant water-logged rodent, a cooked pig that a family couldn't fit in, a ballooned dog or some other, more sinister, being. 'We were horrified by it and we took...
  • Wendy Long Wins Senate Primary in N.Y.

    06/27/2012 1:40:23 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 16 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | June 26, 2012 | Michael Warren
    Wendy Long, a Manhattan lawyer, activist, and former Supreme Court clerk, is projected to win the Republican nomination for Senate in New York. With over half of all precincts reporting, Long has won 55 percent of the vote, while Congressman Bob Turner has 34 percent and Nassau County comptroller George Maragos has 11 percent.
  • Law Enforcement Responds, Nanny Bloomberg Walks Back ‘Police Strike’ Comment

    07/25/2012 2:40:39 PM PDT · by opentalk · 8 replies
    TammyBruce ^ | July 24, 2012
    A law enforcement professional responds to Bloomie’s stupid observation that police should go on strike until gun laws are changed. Rebuttal To Mayor Bloomberg …On the Piers Morgan Tonight show, NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg suggested that police officers across America go on strike and refuse to protect people until more gun control laws are enacted. The first time I read that my brain skipped a moment, I blinked and then I went back and read it again. NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg suggested that police officers across America go on strike and refuse to protect people until more gun control laws...
  • Victim in Chinatown Muder Helping Cops From Beyond the Grave, Daughter Says

    07/23/2012 12:42:10 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    DNAinfo ^ | July 20, 2012 | Serena Solomon
    The elderly woman gunned down in an an execution-style murder in Chinatown last month is trying to help police find her killer from beyond the grave, her daughter said at an emotional funeral Thursday. The daughter of Xiao Ling Li, 70, who police believe was an innocent bystander caught up in a gangland-style killing meant to take down the woman she worked for, said she believes her mother is doing everything possible to get justice. "[I] believe my mother will help from the grave," said Xu Yin, 40, who flew from China to be present at her mother's funeral at...
  • NY cop shoots and kills son in hotel, troopers say

    07/22/2012 2:07:24 PM PDT · by mikrofon · 24 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 7/21/2012 | AP
    OLD FORGE, N.Y. (AP) — State troopers say a police officer in New York shot and killed his son, mistaking him for an intruder.Troopers say Parry Police Department Officer Michael Leach called 911 to report the shooting early Saturday. He was staying at the Clark Beach Motel and shot someone he believed to be an intruder. But the man turned out to be his 37-year-old son, Matthew Leach, according to the Syracuse Post-Standard (http://tinyurl.com/cdqn92c ).Troopers say Leach used his department-issued .45-caliber Glock handgun in the shooting. He was hospitalized after the shooting.The investigation is continuing.
  • DA's disturbing report on ATF agent's death

    07/17/2012 4:11:03 AM PDT · by marktwain · 12 replies
    newsday.com ^ | 16 July, 2012 | JOYE BROWN
    The Nassau County district attorney's office report on the shooting death of John Capano is the first official account of what happened the afternoon the federal Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives special agent died. The report is raw and it is disturbing: Capano, we learn, was killed after a retired Nassau County police lieutenant who owned a deli three doors down from the Seaford pharmacy jumped on Capano's back and -- believing the ATF agent had fired a gun near the deli owner's head -- "put his gun to the agent's rib cage and fired." We learn that there were...
  • Couple handcuffed, jailed for dancing on subway platform: lawsuit (New York City)

    07/08/2012 4:40:57 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 61 replies
    NY Post ^ | july 8, 2012 | KATHIANNE BONIELLO
    First smoking, then soda — now there’s no dancing in New York City. Caroline Stern, 55, and her boyfriend George Hess, 54, claim they were handcuffed for having happy feet on the platform of the Columbus Circle subway station — and spent 23 hours in custody as a result. “I’m a dentist, and I’m 55, and I got arrested for dancing,” Stern told The Post. “It was absolutely ridiculous that this happened.”
  • (“offensive and inflammatory”) MoveOn apologizes for criticizing New York Dem House candidate

    07/07/2012 4:46:39 PM PDT · by Libloather · 4 replies
    The Hill ^ | 7/07/12 | Bernie Becker
    MoveOn apologizes for criticizing New York Dem House candidateBy Bernie Becker - 07/07/12 12:50 PM ET A prominent liberal group is apologizing for what it calls “offensive and inflammatory” criticisms of a recent Democratic congressional candidate. MoveOn had called Charles Barron, a candidate for a seat in Brooklyn, “unfit to serve” in advance of a June 26 primary. The grassroots group detailed a string of Barron’s inflammatory comments in an email to supporters before the primary, but now says that was the sort of divisive attack the group should avoid. “The email was all too reminiscent of the kind of...
  • British jiu-jitsu expert grabs Central Park 'snatcher' before New Yorkers could lay a hand on him

    07/07/2012 5:03:56 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 21 replies
    NY Post ^ | July 7, 2012 | BILL SANDERSON
    A tough-as-nails jiu-jitsu expert made such quick work of a purse snatcher in Central Park Thursday, a group of other would-be crime-stoppers could only stand by and watch his martial artistry. Gaston Cavalleri, a 32-year-old British tourist, used his skills to hold 16-year-old accused crook Charles Williams until cops came. Unfortunately for Williams, Cavalleri had studied jiu-jitsu at one of the world’s best schools in Brazil — meaning he needed about as much help as Batman would have needed from a group of Gothamites.
  • The Rangel Bungle (Botched NY primary exemplifies how American elections are amateurishly run)

    07/06/2012 6:39:38 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    National Review ^ | 07/06/2012 | John Fund
    The near-meltdown in the vote count for the New York Democratic primary featuring scandal-tarred congressman Charlie Rangel should serve as a warning siren about what could happen in this November’s national election. It’s not just voter fraud we have to worry about. Sometimes it’s hard to tell where the fraud ends and the incompetence begins. The Rangel fiasco reminds us that the United States has, as Walter Dean Burnham, the nation’s leading political scientist, put it, “the developed world’s sloppiest election systems.” And New York City is no unsophisticated backwater. The troubles in the Rangel race began on Election Night,...
  • Stony Point Resident Shoots Black Bear During Family Barbecue (NY)

    07/02/2012 6:14:40 AM PDT · by marktwain · 47 replies
    patch.com ^ | 30 June, 2012 | Julia Halewicz
    A Stony Point resident hosting a family barbecue shot a black bear he deemed a threat to his guests when the bear would not leave his property Saturday afternoon. The incident took place at approximately 1 p.m. at 567 Willow Grove Road, Stony Point Police Sgt. John Wood told Patch. Guests, including children, were outside when the bear came onto the property and at the time of the shooting, but police did not know how many. "The bear came onto his property in close proximity to his guests and was not shooing away," said Sgt. Wood. "He took matters into...
  • Passing Bill for Fifth Time Requiring Microstamping of Handguns(NY)

    07/02/2012 5:41:24 AM PDT · by marktwain · 25 replies
    patch.com ^ | 1 July, 2012 | Michelle Schimel
    Together with Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Codes Committee Chair Joseph Lentol, we announced on June 20 passage of the Crime Gun Identification Act of 2012 that would require all new semiautomatic handguns sold in New York State, by 2014, to be microstamped with a unique code which is transferred to shell casings when the gun is fired. “Microstamping is a technological advancement that will not only help law enforcement officials investigate gun-related crimes, but will also act as a prevention tool to combat gun trafficking and reduce gun violence across New York,” said Silver. “Gun violence has caused great...
  • Mike blasts court decision clearing teen busted with gun in stop-and-frisk(NY)

    07/02/2012 4:12:27 AM PDT · by marktwain · 13 replies
    nypost.com ^ | 29 June, 2012 | DAVID SEIFMAN, ERIK KRISS and DAN MANGAN
    Mayor Bloomberg yesterday blasted the appeals judges who threw out the case against a 14-year-old punk nabbed with a loaded gun after a routine stop-and-frisk. “I can’t imagine what was going through these three judges’ heads,” Bloomberg fumed about Tuesday’s shocking decision overturning the Family Court conviction of Darryl Craig — whom cops caught carrying a .25-caliber pistol in The Bronx’s Tremont section in February 2010. He was stopped in a high-crime area in the wake of two recent gang shootings. “Here’s a case, as far as we can tell, [of] a police officer doing everything by the book trying...
  • Pls. vote for Wendy Long on June 26 for NY U.S. Senator & here's WHY (a vanity)

    06/22/2012 10:06:14 PM PDT · by Sun · 27 replies
    Did any of you listen to the debate last Sunday, and forum by NewYorkFamilies.org on Thursday, featuring the three NY U.S. senatorial candidates? After listening I will definitely vote for Wendy Long at the primaries this Tuesday. Wendy Long is 100% pro-life, belonged to Americans United for life, pro-Constitution, worked for Justice Clarence Thomas, and much more. While all of the candidates are conservative, Maragos (sadly) has the exceptions on abortion, and according to the NY Post is tight with the NY GOP, which is too "moderate" imo. Turner is a very fine man, but is too open to the...
  • MILLER: Backdoor gun ban

    06/22/2012 3:48:39 AM PDT · by marktwain · 25 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 21 June, 2012 | Emily Miller
    Gun grabbers need to be sneaky to accomplish their goals. Their latest trick is to convince anti-gun states to mandate that handguns be microstamp-ready. That means the weapon’s firing pin is redesigned to imprint a code on the primer so that, in theory, it will give law enforcement the ability to identify a specific gun from shell casings left at a crime scene. Like most left-wing endeavors, this one isn’t going to work. That didn’t stop the New York State Assembly on Tuesday from passing a microstamping bill backed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Michael R....
  • Lesbians Sue Catholic Hospital for Denying Spousal Health Care Benefits

    06/20/2012 2:48:58 PM PDT · by NYer · 5 replies
    CNS News ^ | June 20, 2012
    NEW YORK (AP) — A New York hospital worker and her spouse have filed a lawsuit saying spousal health benefits were denied to the same-sex couple.The lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court in Manhattan sought past and future health care benefits and a declaration that the Westchester County couple is entitled to the benefits.The lawsuit's plaintiffs remained anonymous. Defendants included Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield and St. Joseph's Medical Center. Neither immediately responded to messages for comment. The lawsuit says one of the women works at St. Vincent's Westchester, a division of St. Joseph's. The women's attorney, Randolph McLaughlin, said...
  • Obamacrats Shout Down Children Singing “God Bless the USA” (video)

    06/19/2012 11:39:50 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 19 replies
    A group of Obama Fool-Aid drinkers heckle kids singing a patriotic song in New York City.
  • Grand jury indicts illegal immigrant who allegedly tried to rape and kidnap a 67-year-old woman

    06/18/2012 9:30:14 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 8 replies
    The Saratogian ^ | June 18, 2012 | Staff Report
    Grand jury indicts illegal immigrant who allegedly tried to rape and kidnap a 67-year-old woman in Saratoga Springs BALLSTON SPA — A grand jury has indicted the man accused of trying to rape and kidnap an elderly woman last month in downtown Saratoga Springs, the county’s top prosecutor said Monday. Saratoga County District Attorney James A. Murphy III said Antonio Lopez-Bautista, 18, of South Federal Street in Saratoga Springs was in the country illegally when he allegedly pulled a 67-year-old woman from her car near Congress and South Franklin streets in the early morning hours of May 22 and began...
  • Nanny State (Maryland)

    06/17/2012 8:12:16 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 19 replies
    The Maryland Public Policy Institute ^ | June 6, 2012 | Marta Hummel Mossburg
    State police officers routinely scan license plates at toll booths to ensure emissions inspections are up-to-date. Portable cameras fine speeders practically everywhere in the state. In the name of safety, children of all heights and weights are now required to sit in a rear- facing car seat for their first two years, regardless of whether they fit in it. And legislators once again found new and creative ways to tax residents this year, in part by redefining rich. But, relax, the government doesn't control everything in this state ... yet. You can still freely sip sugary soft drinks of any...
  • Bible-college student’s pocketknife spoils trip to New York City

    06/15/2012 6:21:58 AM PDT · by marktwain · 35 replies
    dispatch.com ^ | 12 June, 2012 | Jeb Phillips
    He has completed the community service, and he has paid the fine. Because of the way that Clayton Baltzer sees the world, he believes this must be part of God’s plan. Still, the Grove City High School graduate now has a New York weapons charge on his record. Baltzer, 19, is a Bible-college student — a camping-ministry major — and took his pocketknife to New York City on a field trip. He did not know about New York’s strict knife laws. He now has some fame among knife-rights advocates because of what happened to him. “I have never been in...
  • Guilderland man pulls out shotgun for self protection(NY)

    06/12/2012 10:12:50 AM PDT · by marktwain · 8 replies
    wnyt.com ^ | 11 June, 2012 | Beth Wurtmann
    GUILDERLAND - While he doesn't want to reveal his identity, a Guilderland homeowner wanted to send a message about self protection in the home, after an intruder reportedly pounded and yelled outside his door. "I keep replaying it over, why did I open that door?" he said. He wished he'd never opened the door just after four in the morning Sunday, to a man pounding and demanding money. "Starts yelling at him about how he wants money for two kegs of beer that he dropped off earlier that day. Individual knows nothing of this whatsoever. There was no party at...
  • Univ. of Sioux Falls president sues airline(SD)

    06/11/2012 6:21:44 AM PDT · by marktwain · 7 replies
    AP ^ | 10 June, 2012 | AP
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The president of the University of Sioux Falls is suing Delta Airlines over an incident last fall that ended with him spending a night in a New York jail.
  • NYC Principal Bans 'God Bless the USA' at Kindergarten Graduation, Bieber's 'Baby' OK

    06/10/2012 5:59:35 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 59 replies
    News Buster.org ^ | June 10, 2012 | Noel Sheppard
    America really is fading away before our very eyes. A public school principal in New York City has banned kindergartners from singing "God Bless the USA" at their graduation, but according to the New York Post, is allowing them to perform Justin Bieber's "Baby":Her refusal to let students sing “God Bless the USA” at their graduation has sparked fireworks at a school filled with proud immigrants. Greta Hawkins, principal of PS 90, the Edna Cohen School, won’t allow kindergartners to belt out the beloved Lee Greenwood ballad, also known as “Proud to be an American,” at their moving-up ceremony. Five...
  • Mandatory Electronic Taxes Taken Immediately....Instead of Filing as Usual

    06/05/2012 3:23:49 PM PDT · by NoGrayZone · 33 replies
    6/5/2012 | Me
    Today, the small business I work for received a new NY state MANDATORY tax payment order. We do our taxes quarterly and paid what is owed. We have received notice today since our "taxes" exceed $100,000 on a yearly basis, we are now FORCED to pay these taxes electronically & immediately. We have no choice. I guess NY just can't wait for the check and is therefore seizing it in a nano-second. I personally believe this is extortion. We pay our taxes, on time, always, never had a problem. Now NY state is FORCING us to pay them, electronically, immediately...
  • Sean Hannity Show, "LET FREEDOM RING!" M-F,3PM-6PM,EDT,WABC AM,June 4-8, 2012

    06/04/2012 11:27:51 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 11 replies
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  • What’s at Stake in the Belmont

    06/02/2012 2:17:45 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 11 replies
    NY Times ^ | June 2, 2012
    The horse racing industry should be deeply shamed that extraordinary security measures had to be ordered to guard horses in next Saturday’s Belmont Stakes from the doping abuses engulfing thoroughbred racing. The horses will be kept in an isolated barn with visitors limited, feed and hay bales checked for drugs, and veterinarians and trainers under daily watch to ensure there is no manipulation of food or medication. If anyone thinks this is an overreaction, they should take a look at the record of Doug O’Neill. He is the trainer of I’ll Have Another, the horse primed for the chance to...
  • Taranto found not guilty(NY shooting)

    06/02/2012 5:05:20 AM PDT · by marktwain · 3 replies
    centralny.ynn.com ^ | 31 May, 2012 | Staff
    TOMPKINS COUNTY, N.Y. -- He never denied shooting his father, but Matthew Taranto said he did it in self defense. And Thursday, more than a month-and-a-half after the bench trial wrapped up, Judge Judith A. Rositer found Taranto not guilty of the crime. The 29-year-old admitted to shooting his father, Sal, in November of 2010 in their Trumansburg basement. But the defense had claimed that Taranto, who suffers from Asperger's Syndrome and OCD, feared for his life after his father threatened him with a knife and gun.
  • Falsely calling a person 'gay' is not slander, New York court rules

    06/01/2012 2:18:42 PM PDT · by Teflonic · 13 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 6/1/12 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Falsely calling someone gay is no longer slander, according to a New York court decision, because it is not considered shameful to be homosexual. It is a ruling that has upset gay rights activists who fear that social hostility toward homosexuality remains in many parts of the country. The Appellate Division in Albany on Thursday wiped out decades of rulings, including its own, to say that society no longer treats false comments that someone is gay, lesbian or bisexual as defamation. Without defamation, there is no longer slander, the court ruled. The new case law was set after the court...
  • (New York City) Mayor Bloomberg wants to impose 16-ounce limit on sugar drinks

    05/31/2012 9:37:44 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 33 replies
    ny post ^ | may 31, 2012 | JOSH MARGOLIN and DAVID SEIFMAN
    No more super-sized Cokes. Forget about 64-ounce stomach-busting sodas at KFC. Even 20-ounce Snapples are on Mayor Bloomberg’s latest heath-conscious hit list. In a dramatic move to reduce obesity, the city is going to become the first in the nation to impose a 16-ounce limit on the size of sweetened beverages sold in food establishments that receive letter grades from the Health Department, as well as mobile food carts. The list includes more than 20,000 restaurants, as well as movie theaters, stadiums and arenas. Bloomberg posed for a photo-op yesterday where he used sugar cubes as props to highlight how...
  • Sean Hannity Show,"Let FREEDOM Ring!",M-F,3PM-6PM,EDT,WABC AM,May 29-June 1, 2012

    05/29/2012 11:46:32 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 3 replies
    Sean Hannity Show ^ | May 29-June 1, 2012 | Sean Hannity
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  • U.S. Senate Candidate Wendy Long Stands With Cardinal Dolan (snip) Religious Freedom

    05/27/2012 11:54:52 AM PDT · by Sun · 6 replies
    Wendy Long for New York ^ | May 22, 2012 | Staff
    Calls on Gillibrand to support rights for all New Yorkers New York, New York – U.S. Senate candidate Wendy Long stands with Cardinal Dolan, Harvard Law Professor Mary Ann Glendon, the University of Notre Dame, and all people of conscience to oppose the Obama administration’s attack on religious liberty, calling on Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand to support the rights of all New Yorkers, not just some. While Sen. Gillibrand is relentless in her efforts to extend benefits to certain select groups, she has turned her back on the fundamental freedom of faith and conscience that is protected by the United States...
  • Suspect Arraigned in Alleged Homicide of Riverhead Woman

    05/25/2012 1:02:09 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 2 replies
    Riverhead Patch ^ | May 25,2012 | Lisa Finn
    Mirian Yohanna Garcia Mancilla's family faces her alleged killer in court on Friday morning. Tears streamed down the faces of family and friends of a woman found dead in Riverhead as they faced the man who allegedly killed her in a Riverside courtroom on Friday.
  • House Democrats: NYPD should purge spy files

    05/10/2012 2:16:55 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 6 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 10, 2012 | MATT APUZZO
    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats on Thursday urged the New York Police Department to purge its intelligence databases of information gleaned from its clandestine spying on Muslim neighborhoods. They also criticized the Obama administration for offering tepid responses to questions about whether it endorses such tactics.
  • Knife Rights Bolsters NYC Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit

    05/24/2012 1:57:59 PM PDT · by marktwain · 10 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 24 May, 2012 | Doug Ritter
    New York, NY --(Ammoland.com)- America’s premier knife owners’ organization defending the right to own and use edged tools – announced it has bolstered support for its federal civil rights lawsuit to stop New York City officials from abusing a vague state law to make questionable arrests of law-abiding citizens carrying common pocket knives, and coerce knife retailers into making huge payments to avoid prosecution. An amended complaint adding two additional plaintiffs to the case was submitted to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on May 23 2012. New plaintiff Native Leather, Ltd., is one of...
  • Sean Hannity Show,"LET FREEDOM RING!",M-F,3PM-6PM,EDT,WABC AM,May 21-25, 2012

    05/21/2012 11:23:53 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 9 replies
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  • Sean Hannity Show,"LET FREEDOM RING!",M-F,3PM-6PM,EDT,May 14-18, 2012, WABC AM

    05/14/2012 11:59:21 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 14 replies
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  • Mother’s Day idea from Kirsten Gillibrand: Why not donate to a pro-choice group? (NY U.S. senator)

    05/13/2012 2:03:29 PM PDT · by Sun · 32 replies
    Hot Air ^ | May 11, 2012 | Allahpundit
    This Mother’s Day, thank mom for the gift of life by helping to ensure that other kids don’t receive it. snip “This Mother’s Day, I can’t think of a better way to honor all the mothers in the country — past and present — than with a contribution to EMILY’s List,” Gillibrand writes. “They’re the ones working tirelessly to elect the pro-choice Democratic women who are making sure that our freedoms are protected for generations to come.”
  • Sean Hannity Show,"Let FREEDOM Ring!",M-F,3PM-6PM,EDT,WABC AM,May 7-11, 2012

    05/07/2012 2:07:48 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 7 replies
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  • Wendy’s No Long-Shot (NY's US Senator Gillibrand slayer? Gilli "tied for No. 1 Most Liberal.")

    05/04/2012 6:16:17 PM PDT · by neverdem · 11 replies
    National Review Online ^ | May 3, 2012 | Interview of Wendy Long by Kathryn Jean Lopez
    The Left has accused Republicans of a “war on women,” but New York Democratic senator Kirsten Gillibrand could wind up running against a woman in the fall. The contest for who will face Democrat Gillibrand is on, and Wendy Long discusses what a Senator Long would look like with Kathryn Jean Lopez. KATHRYN JEAN LOPEZ: What do you have against Senator Gillibrand?WENDY LONG:  National Journal recently came out with its annual congressional rankings — the gold standard in political measuring sticks. Kirsten Gillibrand was tied for No. 1 Most Liberal Member of the United States Senate. She’s metamorphosed from...
  • New York and Christianity

    05/04/2012 8:46:53 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 05/04/2012 | Eric Metaxas
    When Tim Tebow was traded from the Denver Broncos to the New York Jets, media reports focused on two issues: first, how would the trade affect starting quarterback, Mark Sanchez? And second, how would the unapologetically evangelical Tebow do in New York City? More than one Christian writer has even referred to my hometown as "Babylon."Now, if all you have to go on are television and movies, then I can see why you might think that New York is particularly hostile to Christians and Christianity. Apart from weddings, I can't recall any fictional New Yorkers attending church services.The key is...
  • Banks Get White Powder Envelopes, But Tests Show They're Non-Toxic

    05/01/2012 1:31:39 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 11 replies
    http://abcnews.go.com/ ^ | May 1,2012 | Richard Esposito
    Envelopes containing suspicious powder were sent through the mail to at least seven locations in Manhattan, primarily Wells Fargo banks, police officials said. "This is a reminder that you are not in control," said a message that arrived with the envelopes. "Just in case you needed some incentive to stop working we have a little surprise for you. Think fast you have seconds." Several samples tested negative -- evidently containing corn starch, police said. Later, all the powder samples were determined to be non-toxic, The Associated Press reported.
  • Wendy Long | New York Senate (Endorsed by pro-life SBA)

    04/30/2012 10:22:23 PM PDT · by Sun · 5 replies
    Susan B. Anthony List ^ | April 3, 2012 | Staff
    Wendy Long | New York Senate Endorsed: April 3, 2012 snip Wendy joined Americans United for Life and was soon driven by the desire to defend pro-life principles as a lawyer. Wendy received her J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law, where she studied under the direction of a great pro-life legal scholar, the late Professor Victor G. Rosenblum. She also studied at Harvard Law School under another prominent pro-life legal scholar, Professor Mary Ann Glendon. Her professional legal career includes serving as a law clerk for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, a law clerk for Judge Ralph K. Winter...
  • Sean Hannity Show,"LET FREEDOM RING!",M-F,3PM-6PM,EDT,WABC AM,April 30-May 4,2012

    04/30/2012 12:00:56 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 22 replies
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  • Public quick to pull trigger on easier access to pistol permits(NY)

    04/30/2012 5:44:47 AM PDT · by marktwain · 16 replies
    thedailynewsonline.com ^ | 28 April, 2012 | Paul Mrozek
    BATAVIA — Patty Glomb, recording clerk in the Genesee County Clerk’s Office, sat at her desk Tuesday and motioned to her left and right, then behind and in front of her. Her work space in County Building 1 was surrounded by drawers and cabinets full of file folders, all of them applications from county residents for new, amended or upgraded pistol permits. She and her co-workers, are, pun intended, under the gun. “It’s almost impossible to keep up,” Glomb said. The backlog is partly a result of a change in Genesee County policy that makes it easier to obtain a...
  • Never-before-seen photos from 100 years ago tell vivid story of gritty New York City

    04/27/2012 1:25:02 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 37 replies
    ap/daily mail ^ | april 24, 2012
    Almost a million images of New York and its municipal operations have been made public for the first time on the internet. The city's Department of Records officially announced the debut of the photo database. Culled from the Municipal Archives collection of more than 2.2 million images going back to the mid-1800s, the 870,000 photographs feature all manner of city oversight --from stately ports and bridges to grisly gangland killings.
  • (NY city) Council fire fiend (councilman spokesman once set fire to army recruiting center)

    04/27/2012 5:19:46 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 2 replies
    ny post ^ | april 27, 2012 | BETH DEFALCO and SALLY GOLDENBERG
    There’s a terrorist in City Hall. The mouthpiece for Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez (D-Manhattan) is a cop-hating con who served federal prison time for torching an Army recruitment center in The Bronx, The Post has learned. David Segal, 26, who grew up in leafy Litchfield, Conn., landed the spokesman job last March even after disclosing the arrest to Council Speaker Christine Quinn’s office, which conducts the background checks, sources said. In January 2005, Segal threw a burning rag into the Parkchester facility —and was carrying a note that described a “wave of violence” targeting military complexes in the Northeast. Before he...
  • Sean Hannity Show,"Let FREEDOM Ring!",M-F,3PM-6PM,EDT,WABC AM,April 23-27,2012

    04/23/2012 11:44:15 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 18 replies
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  • Romney camp [Guy Molinari] is taking nothing for granted on Staten Island or in NY [they can't]

    04/23/2012 6:07:36 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 16 replies
    SI News - Staten Island News ^ | April 23, 2012 | Tom Wrobleski
    STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Mitt Romney may be the presumptive GOP nominee against Democratic President Barack Obama, but Republican primaries will still be held in New York and elsewhere tomorrow. Guy Molinari, Romney's state campaign director, said the Romney forces are taking nothing for granted, looking to battle Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich across the Empire State, where 95 delegates are at stake. "We have to redouble our efforts and go for a clean sweep," said Molinari. "We want to win every congressional district." And that includes Staten Island. Even though Molinari said informal tracking shows Romney is "very strong"...
  • NYC's '1 percent' totally 'gun'-ho

    04/23/2012 6:42:13 AM PDT · by marktwain · 8 replies
    nypost.com ^ | 22 April, 2012 | BRAD HAMILTON and GARY BUISO
    The “1 percent” comes in piece. Dozens of New York City’s billionaires, real-estate moguls and Wall Street CEOs are really loaded, according to the NYPD’s gun-permit list obtained by The Post under the Freedom of Information Act. Top guns include Donald Trump, Marvel Comics head Isaac Perlmutter and Gristedes chairman and mayoral wannabe John Catsimatidis. Billionaire cosmetics heir Ron Lauder — who once dumped $4 million of his own cash on an effort to install term limits for city pols, only to do a complete 180 and back anti-gun zealot Mayor Bloomberg’s third term — also packs heat. Real estate...