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  • In Nassau County, an Influx of Democrats Threatens a G.O.P. Stronghold (From 2013)

    01/15/2018 1:00:22 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 21 replies
    The New York Times ^ | July 7, 2013 | Michael Schwirtz
    HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — With a pivotal local election looming in the fall, the Republican-controlled Nassau County Legislature recently approved new district lines that could help the party secure at least two more seats. A local Republican club has increased its campaign chest tenfold over the last two years, bringing in individual contributions of tens of thousands of dollars from a family paving company, a real estate developer and other donors with business before the county, according to disclosure records. And if past elections are any guide, the party can also turn for campaign help to workers from the county’s special...
  • Eliot Spitzer Is Back In The News, This Time For Allegedly Threatening Prostitute’s Life

    01/08/2018 6:37:42 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 28 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 1/6/2018 | Emma Colton
    <p>A Russian prostitute who previously had an affair with former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer met with the New York Police Department Friday, claiming Spitzer threatened her life. And she has a tape that allegedly proves it.</p> <p>Svetlana Travis Zakharova met with the NYPD to discuss a short phone recording allegedly between her and Spitzer that captures a man threatening the Russian prostitute’s life, the New York Daily News reported Saturday.</p>
  • What Happens When You Don't Build Natural Gas Pipelines?

    01/07/2018 2:44:45 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 20 replies
    Forbes ^ | JAN 7, 2018 | Jude Clemente
    What Happens When You Don't Build Natural Gas Pipelines? Jude Clemente , CONTRIBUTOR The answer to the question posed is a really, really bad chain reaction: magnified during winter and peak demand...with a pipeline shortage...a natural gas shortage is created, prices for both natural gas and electricity skyrocket, CO2 emissions go up because more carbon intensive fuels are forced to compensate. Headquartered in New York, New Jersey, and New England (hereafter the "Northeast"), the devastating consequences of the anti-pipeline business just reared its ugly head again as we faced the coldest temperatures since The Polar Vortex of 2013-2014. Two of...
  • Trump pulls brakes on $13B Obama-backed rail-tunnel plan

    12/31/2017 4:05:18 AM PST · by SMGFan · 113 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 31, 2017
    An Obama-era plan to have the federal government finance half of a $13 billion rail tunnel project ran into a red light Friday from the Trump administration. The plan, proposed under President Barack Obama in 2015, includes revitalizing a deteriorating Amtrak tunnel connecting New Jersey to New York City, repairing damage to a dual-tunnel conduit, and reconstructing the New Jersey railroad network’s aging Portal Bridge, Crain’s New York Business reported. Amtrak, which owns most of the rail tunnels and tracks between Boston and Washington, D.C., contends that the existing tunnel connecting New Jersey and New York City is damaged and...
  • During the War of 1812, on this date in 1813

    12/30/2017 12:10:07 PM PST · by Bull Snipe · 24 replies
    British Major General Rialls, 1000 British Regulars and 400 Indian allies cross the Niagara River. They attack 2100 New York State Militia under the command of Major General Hall. After a short fight, the militia withdraws (by some accounts run). The British troops put the torch to the villages of Buffalo and Black Rock, burning all but 4 out of 150 buildings. Also burned are 4 ships tied up there. The British and their Indian allies withdraw to Canada.
  • Denver, Colorado “Mile High Pile of Poop”

    12/29/2017 6:28:38 PM PST · by grey_whiskers · 46 replies
    BluePillSheep.com ^ | Dec. 25, 2017 | Dominick Mezzapesa
    Denver, Colorado just took a step closer to being and smelling like India. The Denver City Council gave their city a big flaming bag of poop for Christmas. On Monday the city council unanimously voted to decriminalizing low-level crimes like pooping on the sidewalk. NO Clean Up On Aisle 5 In Denver, people are required to dispose of dog poop, but humans defecating can just leave it anywhere they like. You would think they would stop there, but noooooooo!
  • I Have Finally Escaped New York

    12/21/2017 5:30:10 PM PST · by onona · 102 replies
    We have finally done it ! Gone Baby Gone
  • Cuomo: Remove firearms from domestic abusers in New York

    12/14/2017 9:45:58 AM PST · by Bob434 · 39 replies
    The Post Star ^ | Dec 13, 2017 | The Associated Press
    Not sure the reposting rules from associated press- So I'll just post the link (It's a short article) and summarize- Cuomo is calling for removing firearms from all domestic abuse violators- even minor cases- He claims "Most mass shootings" are done by people with records of abuse against women.
  • (NYC) City not liable for processing fake deed that allowed man to steal woman’s Queens home

    12/13/2017 2:09:15 PM PST · by Coleus · 19 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 12.03.17 | Andrew Keshner
    A man who swiped an elderly woman’s house with phony documents did time for the crime — but an appellate court is letting the city off the hook for processing the paperwork that let the ex-con make himself at home.   A Brooklyn appeals court has ruled that a judge was right to toss a lawsuit brought against the city by Jennifer Merin — whose Queens abode was filched by a criminal who filed a fraudulent deed.   Merin, 74, had sued the city for not catching the forgery when the paperwork was first filed, but lost on appeal when the court...
  • Doctor accused of spiking woman’s drink with abortion pill

    12/13/2017 4:18:48 PM PST · by Morgana · 25 replies
    news10 ^ | Dec. 13, 2017 | staff
    ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) — Brook Fiske and Sikander Imran had been dating on and off for 3 years. Imran, a doctor, had moved from Rochester to Arlington, Virginia for a new job – when he learned from Fiske, she was pregnant. “He didn’t want to have a baby so he tried to talk me into having an abortion… which I didn’t want to do,” explained Fiske. Fiske says she was 17 weeks pregnant when she went to Virginia to visit Imran to plan how they would raise the child. And that’s when she says, he poisoned her. “When I was...
  • BIG LIST of GOP lawmakers who want to save Obama's amnesty

    12/08/2017 7:23:00 AM PST · by smileyface · 26 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | Dec 7, 2017 | Leo Hohmann
    Check out the full Kate’s List below: Kathy Steinle Kathy Steinle Rep. Scott Taylor (R-VA) (202) 225-4215 (Facebook) Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) (202) 225-5816 (Facebook) Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL) (202) 225-2371 (Facebook) Rep Mark Amodei (R-NV) 202 225-6155 (Facebook) Rep Mike Coffman (R-CO) (202) 225-7882 Facebook Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA)(202) 225-4540 (Facebook) Rep. Mia Love (R-UT) (202) 225-3011 (Facebook) Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) (202) 225-4276 (Facebook) Rep. Peter King (R-NY) (202) 225-7896 (Facebook) Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) (202) 225-2778 (Facebook) Rep. Ryan Costello (R-PA) (202) 225-4315 (Facebook) Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI) (202) 225-3761 (Facebook) Rep. John Faso (R-NY) (202) 225-5614...
  • VANITY--FREEP This Poll!

    11/15/2017 7:04:03 AM PST · by AbolishCSEU · 13 replies
    FREEP this Poll Poll should be on the right hand side under "What do you think?" "Is the country headed in the right or wrong direction under the leadership of President Donald Trump and his administration?" http://www.fltimes.com/news/seneca-county-what-to-expect-on-the-ballot/article_c20d19b0-9d09-11e6-a384-9fcedb97054f.html
  • Rochester judge jailed again, allegedly refused to wear ankle monitor

    11/12/2017 4:57:40 AM PST · by Libloather · 29 replies
    New York Upstate ^ | 11/10/17 | Ngoc Huynh
    Rochester City Court Judge Leticia Astacio has been sent back to jail for allegedly violating her probation again by refusing to wear an ankle monitoring bracelet. Wasn't Astacio already in jail? Last month, she was in jail for violating her probation related to a drunken driving conviction. Last week, a hearing determined that she should be released due to a technicality. Astacio's lawyer argued that she was not immediately given terms of her probation when she was sentenced in July. How did she end up in court again? Upon released from custody on Monday, she's accused of refusing to put...
  • Iraq veteran escapes prison time under NY gun grabbing law

    11/01/2017 8:56:34 AM PDT · by rktman · 31 replies
    hotair.com ^ | 10/31/2017 | Jazz Shaw
    Simeon D. Mokhiber, 42, of upstate New York had a close call in court last week. Mokhiber is an Iraq combat veteran who served in the Army’s 82nd Airborne Division as well as the National Guard. Following his active duty service he worked private security details protecting U.S. officials in both Iraq and Afghanistan. But last year he was pulled over in Niagra County and charged with driving under the influence. (A charge which was dismissed.) The police found three 17-round Glock magazines in a container in his vehicle. There was no firearm in the car… just the magazines.
  • How is the NY truck incident a "cowardly" act?

    10/31/2017 5:19:35 PM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 114 replies
    News | 31 October 2017 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    How is the truck attack a cowardly act? I have absolutely no defense for the murderer and think he should be summarily tried and executed. However, really, how was his attack cowardly? He ran over people knowing what the consequences were going to be and jumped out with useless "guns" knowing he would be shot. How is that cowardly? Takes a lot of guts (no pun intended at all), if you ask me. When law enforcement should be saying we are going to kick asses and take names, all they can say is that this was a "cowardly act". Looks...
  • The New Normal: Bloodbath in New York as Islamic Terrorist Mows Down Pedestrians With Truck

    10/31/2017 3:21:04 PM PDT · by davikkm · 48 replies
    IWB ^ | Chris Black
    A terrorist attack just took place in Manhattan, New York on Tuesday afternoon, as a middle eastern man shouting the now-famous Islamic war-cry Allahu Akbar mowed down bikers and pedestrians near Chambers Street and West Street in lower Manhattan, near Stuyvesant High School. At least eight people were killed in the heinous attack and up to fifteen injured. Witnesses described how the middle eastern man shouted Allahu Akbar prior to running over people using a rented Home Depot truck, before hitting a school bus. After the truck-killing-frenzy on West Side Highway bike lane ended, the (still unidentified) suspect exited the...
  • 6 Dead After Truck Driver Mows Down Pedestrians in Lower Manhattan: Sources

    10/31/2017 1:31:04 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 206 replies
    NBC NYC ^ | 10/31/2017 | By Jonathan Dienst and Marc Santia
    At least six people were killed and 15 were injured when a truck driver deliberately mowed down people in lower Manhattan Tuesday afternoon, officials tell News 4 New York. Sources initially said they were responding to a report of at least five people shot near West and Chambers streets in Tribeca, but officials say their investigation now shows the injuries may have come from the truck crash. Police sources tell News 4 that a box truck driver was traveling the wrong way down a bicycle path, injuring several people. The box truck then collided with a Home Deport rental truck,...
  • New York legislator has epic meltdown over a speeding ticket

    10/30/2017 11:57:32 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 45 replies
    NY Post ^ | October 30, 2017
    Jennifer Schwartz Berky, a New York county legislator, was filmed by police cameras as she freaked out over getting a speeding ticket in Kingston, NY. She claimed to have PTSD and to be having a panic attack during the encounter, which reportedly lasted for about half an hour.
  • Harvey Weinstein Hosts Hollywood Stars for Hillary Clinton Fundraiser [JUNE 2016]

    10/08/2017 1:36:56 AM PDT · by Enchante · 25 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | June 20, 2016 | Brett Schur
    Hollywood movie mogul Harvey Weinstein will be hosting a star-studded fundraiser for Hillary Clinton on Monday night in New York City. The Democratic donor, who owns the Hamptons house next door to the $50,000-a-week vacation home the Clintons rented last summer, has already maxed out to Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign and contributed up to $250,000 to the Clinton Foundation. His latest favor for his Hamptons pal will be hosting the likes of Jennifer Lopez, Sarah Jessica Parker, Matthew Broderick, and climate change hero Leonardo DiCaprio at his Manhattan home for a fundraiser benefitting the Hillary Victory Fund, according to the...
  • The Fall and the Rise of New York City’s Times Square

    09/30/2017 8:50:52 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 21 replies
    Real Clear Life ^ | 09/15/2017 | Sean Cunningham
    “In 1971, the year that we set the beginning of The Deuce, I was 11 years old,” co-creator David Simon recalled. At 17, he spent the summer in New York while working at an uncle’s warehouse: “I can tell you that, while the city felt electric and volatile and amazing and, from its debauchery to its culture, it felt like an incredible place, it was also dangerous as hell.”