The Sharing Economy Revolution and Why it Frightens Regulators
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Erik Sofgee to discuss Uber’s plans for autonomous drivers, Michael Rosen on what Uber must do to rally support, Christopher Koopman talks about how regulators have responded to the sharing economy, and finally, Liya Palagashvili on Uber vs. Bill DeBlasio.
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Trump was for de Blasio before he was against him
Right now socialist New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is conducting a one man Jihad against Donald Trump, but the fact is, before Trump decided to run for President, Trump was a big fan.
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Anti-Semitism at The Met: Tony Lo Bianco Speaks Out
In 1985, four hijackers from the Palestinian Liberation Front boarded the Achille Lauro cruise ship with plans to murder Israeli soldiers when the ship reached it’s destination in Ashdod, Israel. When their plans went awry, they instead held everyone on board hostage and demanded the release of 50 Palestinians who were in Israeli jails. While the terrorists ultimately failed in their mission, they did murder | Read More »
The Great Society’s 4th Decade – An American Tragedy
The High IQ of The Great Society Maybe Lyndon Johnson really didn’t say what he was famously accused of having said about his welfare programs. I would hope so; given that if he were pursuing a bribes-for-votes strategy, then he has miserably failed. This is what typically happens when a welfare state discovers the fundamental economic paradox. From Wikipedia we can | Read More »
The “Consider This!” Podcast, Episode 64: Who Really Killed the Incandescent Light Bulb, and Simple, Undetectable Voter Fraud
The latest episode of the “Consider This!” podcast is out. Conservative commentary in 10 minutes or less. The traditional, incandescent light bulb is going extinct this year. Environmentalists touted the fact that even the light bulb industry wanted to get rid of them. Yeah, well of course they did. Listen in to find out how this further cemented their hold on the market, using the environmentalists as | Read More »
The “Consider This!” Podcast, Episode 62: What Liberalism Has and Will Do To Big Cities, Learning From Mistakes, and the Reason Poverty Plummeted
Back from vacation, the latest episode of the “Consider This!” podcast is out. Conservative commentary in 10 minutes or less. Bill de Blasio was recently elected as the mayor of New York City. De Blasio is a liberal Democrat, as opposed to the liberal Republican Michael Bloomberg, who just left the post. He promises to bring liberal policies to New York. Well, more liberal than Bloomberg, I | Read More »
You Can’t Have a Big Gulp but you Can Have Pot?
Don’t know what I’m talking about? New York State Senator Liz Krueger has proposed making marijuana legal in the state of New York as reported HERE. I do not have an unblemished past, and have, in my day, smoked a little pot. There was a time a gallon of soda couldn’t cure the dry mouth. Perhaps legalizing marijuana is the only way to repeal the restrictive | Read More »
Tail Wags Dog: A Union Just Voted To Kill A 40-Year Old Company and 5,500 Jobs
Nearly a year after unionized school bus drivers in New York City went out on strike
over the city’s plan to put its school bus routes out to competitive bidding
, one of the nation’s largest school bus companies has announced it is closing its doors after union members voted to reject a contract that would have kept the company in business.
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The 2013 Elections
Let’s start with the easiest. New York City Former Deputy Mayor and Republican Joe Lhota is running for New York City mayor and is losing by a landslide by recent polls. Hopefully this will convince the Leftists to stay home and allow Republicans, Independents, and reasonable Democrats to get out their vote and be heard. Unfortunately it still may not be enough for Rudy’s heir | Read More »
Mayor Bloomberg Tells New York City to Take the Stairs
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has become the face of nanny state politics during his tenure. Whether it be his unsuccessful bid to ban sodas he deemed to big, or his fight against big Styrofoam, “Nanny” Bloomberg has been obsessed with making decisions on your behalf. His current issue with how those in New York City live their lives? They take the escalator and elevator too much, | Read More »
Mayors Against Illegal Guns Uses New York City Resources
The official website of gun control advocacy group Mayors Against Illegal Guns (MAIG) is hosted by the City of New York, according to publicly available web hosting records. This revelation, first reported by conservative blogger John Ekdahl on June 20, is the latest evidence of coordination between government officials and MAIG using public resources. Founded by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, MAIG is registered under | Read More »
Tags: 2nd Amendment
, John Morse
, Mayors Against Illegal Guns
, new york city
, Tom Barrett
Ben Bernanke and the Elite
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss efforts to destroy and rebuild NYC’s Penn Station and Madison Square Garden and Ben Bernanke’s recent speech at Princeton.
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I Want A #MayorWeiner In #NewYork City
(Updated: Yes, I support the Weiner/Spritzer ticket. Why do you ask?) Come, I will hide nothing from you: I want to see Anthony Weiner elected Mayor of New York City. And deep down, you know you want it too. So here are the top ten reasons I want to see a Mayor Weiner: 10) Let’s be honest with ourselves. If New York City broke off | Read More »
Bloomberg’s 16 ounce enforcement shows ignorance about measurements
New York City’s ban on select beverages larger than 16 ounces struck many of us as a progressive nanny state running its due course. It was a senseless blow to liberty, expanding government in a pointless way, that also happened to affect less-wealthy New Yorkers disproportionately.
But as the city now turns toward enforcement of the ban, new developments in city government point to a disturbing revelation: New York City’s health department knows nothing about science, about testing, or about how to use calibrated instrumentation to make accurate measurements in restaurants.
In expanding the nanny state, Mike Bloomberg reveals New Yorkers probably aren’t very safe under its growing umbrella.
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“WE THE PEOPLE…Do Ordain and Establish this Constitution for the United States of America”
YESTERDAY was the Constitution’s 225th anniversary… I feel privileged to have lived 1/4th the time our nation has existed under its banner. Yet today I heard only one local radio commentator refer to it, and can search the Internet news and television sites in vain to see “Special Reports” to celebrate the Constitution’s birthday, as the world burns with hatred toward our land, people, and system | Read More »