Plaxico Burress v. City of New York
From the diaries, by Erick. The WSJ has an interesting opinion piece written by David Kopel, of the Cato Institute. It discusses the recent news regarding Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress and the incident in a New York nightclub where he possessed an unlicensed, in NY, loaded glock and he accidently shot himself in the leg. The point Mr. Kopel brings up is regarding New | Read More »
Speaker Pelosi Should Be Nervous
From the diaries by Erick Speaker Pelosi could very well be playing with a ticking time bomb. I am not saying that the House Democrats are likely to blow but the possibility is certainly there. Lets take a look at some things that have transpired since the election… I must say that following the most recent election I was impressed with the way in which | Read More »
, Charlie Rangel
, Congressional Black Caucus
, Debbie Wasserman Schultz
, Democratic Leadership
, edolphus towns
, Henry Waxman
, Jan Schakowsky
, john dingell
, Kendrick Meek
, Marcy Kaptur
, Nancy Pelosi
, New York
, U.S. House
, Xavier Becerra
CBC Six feted in Caribbean Hideaway.
The first are bone-crushingly naive, of course: but the second have had a really rotten return on their investment, these last few years.But let’s check in with the New York Post, first: High-ranking members of Congress were flown to a lush Caribbean resort this month for a three-day conference planned and paid for by several of the country’s most powerful corporations – a violation of | Read More »
Tags: "Bennie Thompson"
, Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick
, charles rangel
, New Jersey
, New York
, Sheila Jackson-Lee
Washington Post: Step down, Rep. Rangel (D, NY-15).
Can’t have that: Step Aside, Rep. Rangel The chairman of Ways and Means becomes an unnecessary distraction. WHEN WE last wrote about Rep. Charles B. Rangel (D-N.Y.), chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, we urged that the House ethics committee be allowed to investigate before anyone drew final conclusions. But the latest revelation of Mr. Rangel’s ethical tin ear is the most galling | Read More »
I repeat: Why is Charles Rangel (D, NY-15) Still Ways and Means Chair?
Just so you know, people will keep asking this question. Including, these days, the New York Times: The Congressman, the Donor and the Tax Break Representative Charles B. Rangel has helped raise $11 million for a City College of New York school of public service to be named in his honor. In recent months, as questions have emerged about his fund-raising, he has insisted that | Read More »
Why is Charles Rangel (D, NY-15) still Chair of Ways and Means?
Note the use of the word “Another.” Via Instapundit: Another Tax Issue Surfaces for Rangel WASHINGTON — Representative Charles B. Rangel’s legal team is reviewing his tax records to determine whether the congressman received a homestead exemption on a house he owned in Washington while living in several rent-stabilized apartments in New York City. The situation is potentially troublesome for Mr. Rangel, a Harlem Democrat | Read More »
Link to 25th conressional district map: NY-25Overview:Much of the district is rural (agricultural) in which those areas the Republicans make up the highest percentages. Syracuse and parts of Irondequoit (town north of Rochester) are where the Democrat registration is strongest. Moderate Republican James Walsh represented this district for 8 terms and was part of the appropriations committee before retiring in 2008. The new incoming rep | Read More »
The Recount Party Strikes Again (NY State Senate)
Norm Coleman and Ted Stevens aren’t the only Republicans who won on Election Day and stand in jeopardy of losing; one of those is my own State Senator, Frank Padavan, a Republican who’s been in office for 36 years. If Padavan loses, the State Senate, controlled by the GOP for years, would shift to a 33-30 Democrat edge. Padavan had a 723 vote lead the | Read More »
Another Illegal Vote for Obama
Tiffany Wilson of Palestra.net reports on one New York resident who appears to have shifted her registration to Florida to vote for Obama, and then moved back to New York:
O is NO Kennedy!
Wow! Don’t see this everyday,a Liberal Democrat giving GOP campaign speeches in Manhattan! Former Robert Kennedy NY Campaign Manager campaigning for McCain! The landslide is coming!http://www.article.nationalreview.com/?q=YWNmZDQ4MWE2OTFkOGZlMThmZDJkMWNhNDdhY2UzMWI=&w=MA==If this link doesn’t work go to www.nationalreview.com to view it.GOTV!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Obama nation assaults woman in NYNY
It may have taken a month to hit the blogosphere, but it was assault nonetheless. On September 15th a female McCain volunteer was badly beaten about the face by an enraged loony leftist lib’ Obama supporter in midtown Manhattan. She was with a small group handing out campaign literature and signs. The attacker (allegedly) broke off and beat her with a stick from one of | Read More »
Philly Flyers owner shout out of Thanks (Post-election Update)
“Went to a Hockey game, and a Sarah Palin rally broke out.” Hockey lovers will understand that to be a play on the adage “Went to a Fight, and a Hockey game broke out” (referring to Fighting in Hockey). Those who know nothing about Hockey, will still be confused. But… In this case it has to do with Sarah and Mom’s in general and McCain/Palin | Read More »
, New York
, Sarah Palin
[OK, I’ve promoted and touched this up a little so as to give everybody an idea of what we’re looking for. Good on telling us why the seat is important and why you think that we can get it (“Because the opposition is a miserable SOB” is fine, by the way); all I really did was add the CD to tags and properly link the | Read More »
NY-25: Charlie Rangel Drags Down Democrat Candidate
In a devastating new ad, congressional candidate Dale Sweetland ties Charlie Rangel like an anchor around his opponent’s neck. Dan Maffei, the Democrat running in New York’s 25th district, worked for Rangel as a congressional aide for six years and Rangel has raised hundreds of thousand of dollars for his campaign, including at a posh New York City fundraiser celebrating Rangel’s birthday. According to Chris | Read More »
NY-25: The DCCC is Desperate
The race for the open seat being vacated by Republican Jim Walsh in New York’s 25th District is heating up. After his opponent had an entire summer with the airwaves to himself, Republican Dale Sweetland is on the air with his first set of ads. Several radio ads (which can be heard here) have been up for several weeks, along with Dale’s first TV ad, | Read More »