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In less than two years, the Obama administration has racked up several remarkable achievements, among them an economic stimulus package, healthcare reform and financial services reform. But with ...
by YesWeCanLI
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Sep 28, 2010 at 06:32 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Today, 9 years ago, I was in Lower Manhattan witnessing the day. On that day, I shared the journey trying to leave Manhattan with a good friend. And on that day, we worried about the whereabouts ...
by kishik
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Sep 11, 2010 at 10:21 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Hello and welcome to Friday Evening Photo Blogging. For this photo diary I have two separate stories from Queens County, a little historic essay and an "ode to joy" from the borough of Archie Bunker.
by Eddie C
Comment Count 31 comments on Fri Sep 10, 2010 at 07:59 PM PDT with 52 Recommends
There's an awful lot of talk on my teevee about the ginormous enthusiasm gap between Republicans and Democrats this election cycle. Sure, it makes perfect sense that Republicans are motivated to ...
by casperr
Comment Count 152 comments on Sun Aug 01, 2010 at 05:01 PM PDT with 256 Recommends
Having just returned from an eight-day post-disaster relief trip to Haiti, I was delighted to be invited to an earthquake benefit dinner at C.W. Post on Long Island to discuss what I had learned. ...
by jimluce
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun May 16, 2010 at 08:35 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
This is the second part of three posts analyzing the congressional districts President Barack Obama underperformed in. It will focus on his relative weakness in the northeast. The third part can be ...
by Inoljt
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon May 10, 2010 at 12:04 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Loula Loi Alafoyiannis introduced me to Vicky Tzolis in Congresswoman Carolyn B. ...
by jimluce
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Mar 19, 2010 at 04:28 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Yes We Can! Long Island Rally for a Strong Public ...
by YesWeCanLI
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Sep 10, 2009 at 09:13 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
When outside agitators come into a community, does one sit idly by or does one take a stand? When outside agitators came into Merrick, Long Island, to rally against health care reform, Yes We ...
by YesWeCanLI
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Aug 21, 2009 at 07:07 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
So, after I mailed off the brief to the federal case, I went to walk around Sag Harbor to sell some books. I stopped into an artist’s studio on a side street and met the sculptor Nathan Slate ...
by john de herrera
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Jun 30, 2009 at 10:35 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Corporate Censorship is nothing new. Corporations have been working on shaping the publics view on a myriad of issues throughout history. Creating patriotism in WW2 and after 9/11, to starting wars ...
by CommonSense2k8
Comment Count 30 comments on Sun May 17, 2009 at 11:50 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
One hundred thirty Long Islanders, eager to grow the grassroots progressive movement throughout their communities, met Saturday, March 21, in Glen Cove for the Founding Convention of Yes We Can! ...
by YesWeCanLI
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Apr 05, 2009 at 08:04 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Most of you are probably not aware that there was another significant special election going on in New York State today. Back in November, Democrat and Brookhaven Town Supervisor Brian Foley beat ...
by sesquitastic
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Mar 31, 2009 at 09:55 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Black Friday was the final day on this earth for Jdimytai Damour, a 34 year old temporary maintenance worker at a Wal Mart store on Long Island. When Damour went to work that morning at the Valley ...
by kpshea
Comment Count 14 comments on Sat Nov 29, 2008 at 12:28 PM PST with 4 Recommends
I'm originally a New Yorker, my family is still on Long Island and my folks live about 20 minutes or so away from Valley Stream. I was curious about what the New York Papers would have to say about ...
by contessakitty
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Nov 28, 2008 at 06:54 PM PST with 4 Recommends
Democrat Graham Long, a 25-year-old politico from Locust Valley, is challenging eight-term U.S. Rep. Peter King, a Republican from Seaford, in the 3rd Congressional District. King, a fiscal ...
by Graham Long for Congress
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Oct 31, 2008 at 04:11 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
With Republican presidential nominee John McCain denouncing the Bush administration and the president nowhere to be found in close Senate and House races, Rep. Peter King nonetheless is standing ...
by Graham Long for Congress
Comment Count 29 comments on Sun Oct 26, 2008 at 04:08 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
This week Graham Long attended several candidate forums where he got to discus issues that are on voters minds. From energy, veterans benefits, nuclear energy, and how to bring change to Washington ...
by Graham Long for Congress
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Oct 23, 2008 at 05:22 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
by Graham Long for Congress
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Oct 13, 2008 at 07:50 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
How the Stonybrook college democrats chapter in Long Island, New York registered 700 college students to vote in only 24 hours!
by NY College Dems
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Sep 18, 2008 at 05:48 AM PDT with 32 Recommends