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I ask because it would appear New York's Finest are blaming him for the 2 cops killed by a young guy who has already killed himself. It would seem the NYPD blames DeBlasio. And not their own ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 496 comments on Sun Dec 21, 2014 at 05:44 AM PST with 292 Recommends
A relatively short diary for now. Many of us have been horrified--if not surprised--by the unhinged venom that has spilled out of the mouth of the head of the police union in NYC. To me, as I wrote ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 68 comments on Tue Dec 30, 2014 at 06:00 AM PST with 186 Recommends
Bill DeBlasio ran opposing New York City's Stop and Frisk policy. In fact, his opposition to and Christine Quinn's refusal to denounce said policy are credited by some with propelling DeBlasio to ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 408 comments on Thu Dec 05, 2013 at 10:02 AM PST with 103 Recommends
Days ago we learned that Judge Shira Scheindlin was contesting the order by a three judge panel of the 2nd Circuit to dismiss her from the New york City Stop & Frisk case, Floyd v New York City . ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 46 comments on Mon Nov 11, 2013 at 10:03 AM PST with 82 Recommends
This is some really big polling news from Quinnipiac : With strong support from white Democratic likely primary voters and voters critical of the so-called stop-and-frisk police tactic, Public ...
by Ian Reifowitz
Comment Count 150 comments on Tue Aug 13, 2013 at 06:06 PM PDT with 74 Recommends
A report published in the NY Daily News this morning states that Bill Thompson will concede the Democratic primary to Bill DeBlasio later this morning. Mayoral also-ran Bill Thompson plans to ...
by Its the Supreme Court Stupid
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Sep 16, 2013 at 06:42 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
Progress. From The New York Times : The organizers of the New York City St. Patrick’s Day parade said on Wednesday that they were lifting a ban on gay groups participating in the march, ending a ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Sep 03, 2014 at 06:56 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
Michael Bloomberg has been the Mayor of NYC for 3 terms, of which 1 was illegal because he ran after overturning the 2 votes we had made on term limits. Christine Quinn and the NYC Council Members, ...
by Rosalie907
Comment Count 42 comments on Sat Sep 07, 2013 at 09:48 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
New York City has one of the highest cost of living ratios in the country and thus peoples pay checks tend to be spread around quite thin if you are working a min wage job. Many folks work between ...
by Tool
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Oct 01, 2014 at 06:03 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
I've been happy to see the recent surge in the polls by NYC mayoral candidate and current Public Advocate Bill DeBlasio , who is the most progressive candidate in the race (with the exception, ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Aug 17, 2013 at 02:12 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
New York City will be holding the primaries for its mayoral race in just over two weeks (September 10th). Today, the New York Times editorial board finally announced its widely-coveted, long-awaited ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 30 comments on Sat Aug 24, 2013 at 04:51 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 128 comments on Thu May 31, 2012 at 05:00 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
This is not going to be nice or pretty. Don't continue reading if you are easily offended.
by anon004
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Dec 27, 2014 at 07:58 PM PST with 8 Recommends
Crossposted at Of Means and Ends. Joan Walsh  writes  in  Salon  this week that pundits and hopeful right-wingers trying to drum up drama are wrong in thinking there's a civil war among ...
by Of Means and Ends
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Feb 21, 2014 at 09:53 AM PST with 7 Recommends
We live in a fascinating time in American history. For almost 35 years now, we have had politicians of both parties celebrate the most wealthy and powerful corporate leaders in our society, and do ...
by Michael Lux
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Mar 21, 2014 at 09:12 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Senate :
by David Nir
Comment Count 28 comments on Thu Apr 28, 2011 at 08:00 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
How predictable that right wingers would use the tragedy of the assassination of two police officers to go after police brutality protesters and those who use their First Amendment rights to free ...
by Mike Caccioppoli
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Dec 24, 2014 at 03:18 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Dear Bill: I know how much you tried to win the Primary yesterday but, unfortunately that didn't happen. There were several candidates that stayed in the race long after they knew they'd never win ...
by Rosalie907
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Sep 12, 2013 at 04:46 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
I supported you when you first announced you would be running this year Mayor of NYC. You were a breath of fresh air in the Campaign. I knew I would never support Christine Quinn because it would ...
by Rosalie907
Comment Count 26 comments on Mon Jul 29, 2013 at 06:40 PM PDT with 4 Recommends