Expanded abortion law defeated in New York
For two years New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has been pushing an Orwellian named ” Women’s Equality Act.” Most of the ten items in the bill were feel good things which already exist but for the sake of winning the War on Women, they were reiterated to make the radical feminists feel good about themselves. The bill has been held up in the New York | Read More »
Secession in the U.S.?
Via The Economist: The towns are in New York’s Southern Tier. They sit on top of the Marcellus Shale, which is full of natural gas. New Yorkers, unlike their Pennsylvanian neighbours, are not allowed to tap the gas because of a state ban on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) announced by Andrew Cuomo, the governor, on December 17th. Hours later on the same day, a state panel | Read More »
Oof: Bill de Blasio spurned by NYPD at Rafael Ramos funeral.
I don’t know what de Blasio was hoping to accomplish with his presence, but this probably wasn’t it: “Hundreds of police officers turned their backs on a screen showing New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio as he spoke at the funeral of one of two officers killed last week in what has been called an “assassination.”” On the other hand, I don’t really know | Read More »
New York court allows uncle and niece to marry
On Wednesday,the New York ruled that an uncle can legally marry his niece. Via the New York Post: The state’s highest court has toppled a cultural taboo — legalizing a degree of incest, at least between an uncle and niece — in a unanimous ruling. While the laws against “parent-child and brother-sister marriages . . . are grounded in the almost universal horror with which such marriages | Read More »
Staten Island Advance endorses… Michael Grimm (R, New York-11).
Why then, this is Hell: nor is the Staten Island Advance out of it. There are, on occasion, electoral races in which both candidates are of high quality and high integrity and conduct a tough but fair campaign about the issues. Fair-minded voters have a difficult choice, but they can know that, no matter who is elected, they’ll be well represented by someone who won’t | Read More »
NY and NJ impose Ebola quarantines; CDC and NIH have a cow (UPDATED)
Having been burned to the ground by the CDC’s lack of candor, duplicity, and incompetence, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Governor Christ Christie in joining Texas Governor Rick Perry and Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal in showing leadership that no political or health care leader in the federal government has shown. (UPDATE: I wrote this around 4pm yesterday. This was before Cuomo folded | Read More »
Tags: Andrew Cuomo
, anthony fauci
, Chris Christie
, craig spencer
, New Jersey
, New York
, travel ban
Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino nukes Gov. Cuomo
Trailing Gov. Andrew Cuomo by nearly 25 points and unable to get New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, head of the Republican Governors Association, to help him take on Cuomo, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino nukes Gov. Cuomo with a remake of LBJ’s infamous “Daisy” ad: The ad’s message, as stated by a narrator is, “These are the stakes. Do we reelect a governor who may end up in jail?” The ad means | Read More »
Andrew Cuomo staffers implicated in stonewalling New York corruption commission.
And here I thought that it was Andrew Cuomo’s *moral* peccadilloes that were going to scupper his future Presidential bid.
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Rep Sean Maloney (D, New York-18) decided that FAA regulations don’t apply to Rep. Sean Maloney.
It’s not that Rep. Maloney decided that the law, indeed, is stupid… New York Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney’s wedding last month had it all — celebrities, fireworks and even a small drone used to shoot a spectacular wedding video. But the Federal Aviation Administration prohibits the commercial use of drones like the miniature helicopter that gathered the breathtaking aerial footage of Maloney’s June 21 wedding | Read More »
Gun Control Will Never Stop Barbarism
During the 48-hour period of May 30-June 1, there were 16 incidents of gunfire and 19 people hit by bullets. Only 2 suspected shooters were arrested. Overall, roughly 25% to 30% of nonfatal shootings result in an arrest, compared with arrests in about 80% of homicides, according to an NYPD spokesman.(HT: New York Daily News) “It’s Groundhog Day here in Chicago” is how Police Superintendent | Read More »
Tags: 2nd Amendment
, Gun control
, New York
, Roland Martin
New York Republican Primary “Endorsements”
The good news out of New York is that there is no Senate race this year. Instead, the GOP primary action will be at the district level. New York is, overall, a blue state. The GOP in New York- at least as concerns statewide races- has been a disaster. On the more local district level they have also suffered some losses in 2012. There comes | Read More »