With NY Still Trailing On Taxes, Biz Groups See More Work Needed From the Morning Memo: The Tax Foundation once again ranked New York among the states with the worst tax climate in the nation — something that doesn’t surprise … Continue reading →
On Sunday, Americans Will Be Free The nationwide average for paying off your total tax bill comes April 23. (and in NY which is among the 3 worst states in the Country, you are still economically enslaved until May 11th!) … Continue reading →
h 18, 2017 NYDN: Another Press Release Law by a NYC Democrat Add Assemblywoman Deborah Glick to the list of NY lawmakers with dumb ideas. Ms. Glick wasted the time of the bill drafting office to propose mandatory voting enforced … Continue reading →
To: “Red” New York County Executives, Administrators, and County Legislators; Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino; Senator Cathy Young; Assemblyman Andy Goodell; Governor Cuomo; Congressman Tom Reed From: Southern Tier TEA Party Patriots Date: January 16, 2017 Re: Operation Push Back: … Continue reading →
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jessica Proud (914) 438-5325 FROM: New York State Republican Committee 315 State St, Albany , NY 12210 – (518) 462-2601 – nygop.org COX: CUOMO, DE BLASIO POLITICAL MANEUVERS PUTTING NATIONAL SECURITY AT RISK Destruction of IDNYC … Continue reading →
Alexander’s Column Gratitude and Thanksgiving "I do recommend and assign Thursday … next to be devoted by the People of these States to the service of that great and glorious Being, who is the beneficent Author of all the good … Continue reading →
Today marks the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in the name of Islamic Terrorism on the United States that left nearly 3,000 people dead! US Remembers Victims 15 Years After 9/11 Attacks On 9/11, 102 Minutes That Changed America … Continue reading →
Cuomo Administration Claims SAFE Act Would Have Stopped Orlando Attack, Quickly Proven Wrong Cuomo administration officials have been bragging that NY’s SAFE Act, would have prevented the terrorist attack in Orlando. New reports indicate otherwise. menrec – Rusty — June … Continue reading →
Yikes! Gov. Cuomo just socked New York businesses yet again By Megan McArdle April 9, 2016 | 5:01am Andrew Cuomo Photo: AP New York state has always been a very expensive place to do business. Soon, it’ll be more expensive … Continue reading →
Minimum Wage Reality Check Releases New Ad Unshackle Upstate By: Greg Biryla Posted: Mar 14 2016 Last week, the Minimum Wage Reality Check coalition released a new 30-second ad, which can be viewed here. It details the negative impacts that … Continue reading →
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has just announced finalization of a long-awaited purchase and then land classification of a tract of former timberland in the Adirondacks. Following a compromise, 11,412 acres of land around Boreas Ponds, which is near the town of Newcomb, will be designated as wilderness, with another 9,118 acres being wild forest, which is
Republican gubernatorial hopeful Marc Molinaro on Tuesday called on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to apply the “Vance Standard” to the employees of the state Division of Criminal Justice Services who allegedly suffered abuse from a top official — including two women who claim they were victims of reprisal by the agency itself. “Justice is not only
The commissioners of the state’s lobbying and ethics watchdog panel are unanimously giving a vote of confidence to Seth Agata, the executive director of the Joint Commission on Public Ethics. On Monday evening, the chairman of JCOPE, Michael Rozen, wrote a letter on behalf of himself and 11 other commissioners expressing the “utmost confidence” in
Here’s a story in today’s Times Union over the battle over regulating the next generation 5G cell towers, that may someday be ubiquitous and which could generate, depending on one’s opinion, a lot or a little money for New York’s hard-pressed towns, counties and villages: A regulation tucked into Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s budget plan regarding
Good morning. The first round of March Badness – a bracket to determine the state’s most ethically challenged public official from the past 15 years – is over. See the results and cast your votes for the second round. (TU) To the roundup! The celebrification of politics continues: “Sex and the City” star Cynthia Nixon
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s chief counsel issued a statement Sunday saying their office had asked the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations to “investigate” the treatment of a female attorney who was terminated by the Division of Criminal Justice Services after testifying as a witness in a sexual harassment case last year. But according to details of
It may be too early to say exactly what happened at Great Mills High School in Maryland, where a gunman this morning wounded two students. It's not too soon, though, to wonder whether this will emerge as a vindication of the National Rifle Association's Wayne LaPierre, who coined the formulation that "the only thing that stops a bad guy with a […]
It's not just President Trump who thinks "fake news" is a problem. Even the Washington Post's Bob Woodward is warning that some reporters are becoming "emotionally unhinged" covering President Trump and crossing over into a "tone of ridicule."Science magazine, the peer-reviewed journal whose headlines usually run to […]
Congratulations are in order for President Trump and Lawrence Kudlow. The White House confirmed this afternoon that our columnist it's the least of his laurels has been tapped to become the new head of the National Economic Council. It's a brilliant choice, not least because it will help the administration knit together the best of both the Republi […]
Does President Trump know what his State Department is up to at the Supreme Court? It strikes us that his new secretary of state nominee might want to alert the president to get on top of the situation. That's because in a case the Nine are deciding whether to hear, the State Department just signed a brief that puts the Trump administration on the side […]
President Trump's decision to promote Mike Pompeo to secretary of state is a huge step in the right direction. It means that, if Mr. Pompeo is confirmed, the administration will have in the top foreign policy job an officer who was first in his class at West Point, served as an officer of armor in Europe, soared at law school, mastered politics in Congr […]
The news that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would meet with President Trump has strained the prodigious capacity of the Trump Resistance to debunk his accomplishments. Anti-Trump journalists who don't know anything about war in general, and specifically very little about the deployment of forces in the Korean Peninsula, have been shrieking from the ro […]
Former New York City Speaker Christine Quinn in a NY1 interview apologized Tuesday for calling Cynthia Nixon “an unqualified lesbian” running for governor, but added she still believed the actress and advocate does not have the resume to be elected. “Cynthia Nixon was opposed to having a qualified lesbian become mayor of New York City.…
Former NYC Council Speaker Christine Quinn, an openly gay supporter of Gov. Andrew Cuomo who has been mentioned as a potential LG candidate, called Nixon an “unqualified lesbian” a day after the actress announced she’s going to challenge the governor in a primary. Quinn then spent a considerable amount of time trying to walk back…
Green Party gubernatorial candidate Howie Hawkins in a statement Tuesday welcomed Cynthia Nixon to the race for governor, saying her run could help spur needed debates on issues. “I welcome Cynthia Nixon’s entrance into the gubernatorial race. Her candidacy should open up debate on issues New York must address, starting with the need to finally…
The Republican-led state Senate on Tuesday is moving on more than half dozen bills that seek new protections for first responders, including police, firefighters and emergency service personnel. The bills come in response to threats of violence or actual incidents involving emergency personnel, including direct assaults and safety problems at state correctio […]
New York City Councilman Bill Perkins over the weekend endorsed his successor in the state Senate for a second, two-year term. Perkins gave his nod to Sen. Brian Benjamin who was elected last year to fill out the remainder of Perkins’s term following his election to the city Council.m “I know first hand what it’s…
Cynthia Nixon took Gov. Andrew Cuomo to task on corruption, big money, the state Senate and, yes, the subway, as she launched her bid for the Democratic nomination for governor. Appearing in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn Tuesday morning, Nixon called Albany a “cesspool” that needs to be cleaned up. But it was the subway…
Rep. Elise Stefanik gained the endorsement Tuesday of the Reform Party ballot line, her re-election campaign announced. Stefanik was endorsed by the party that was initially formed in 2014 as a ballot line to protest the Common Core education standards. It since has morphed into a government reform vehicle was taken over in part by…
Gov. Andrew Cuomo embraced another gun control proposal on Sunday, backing a measure that extends background checks from three to 10 days when buying a firearm. “We have our children being mowed down while they’re sitting in classrooms, and we’re trying to get the most basic concepts into law, which is making sure background checks…
From the Morning Memo: To say New York Republicans are happy about education activist and actress Cynthia Nixon’s decision to challenge Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a Democratic primary is something of an understatement. Out-gunned when it comes to fundraising and out-numbered in enrollment by about five to three across the state, Republicans know they face…
From the Morning Memo: Democratic state Senate candidate Shelley Mayer has released her first TV ad of her campaign, a 30-second spot that highlights her record in Albany and her family. Mayer’s ad is part of what her campaign said was a “significant ad buy” and was produced by The Parkside Group. In the ad,…
What looked like possible progress in the lease negotiations involving the City of Rochester and the owners of the Rochester Rhinos apparently fell short. David and Wendy Dworkin, who own the local soccer team, released this statement on Monday : "Unfortunately, we were not able to finalize a settlement, despite our good faith efforts in discussions wit […]
The office of Congresswoman Louise Slaughter has announced her funeral arrangements. Slaughter died last week at George Washington University Hospital. She suffered a concussion after a fall earlier this month and was hospitalized at the time of her death. Calling hours will be held Wednesday from 2pm to 7pm and Thursday, from 4 to 8pm at the Miller Funeral […]
Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed New York extend the background check waiting period as part of efforts to reduce gun violence. Cuomo would like to see the state increase the background check waiting period to up to 10 days. Currently, anyone who wants to buy a handgun, shotgun or rifle in New York must undergo a background check. Among the possible outcom […]
Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday added his voice to those who think the train station in Rochester should be named in honor of Congresswoman Louise Slaughter. The Fairport Democrat died Friday at the age of 88, and on Saturday, New York’s U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand wrote to Amtrak officials calling for the new train station to be nam […]
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — There's a new state panel investigating how New York's pension system can pull investments in fossil fuel companies. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli announced the creation of the "Decarbonization Advisory Panel" earlier this month. Made up of experts form the investment, energy, environmental an […]
New York U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have written to Amtrak officials asking that the train station in Rochester be named in honor of their fellow Democrat and friend, Louise Slaughter. The 88 year old Slaughter died early Friday at a Washington, D.C. hospital, after suffering a head injury when she fell in her D.C. apartment last we […]
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers will convene in Albany Monday for two weeks of budget negotiations to meet an April 1 deadline. Congestion pricing and a tax overhaul are some of the key issues on the agenda.
The FAA has ordered helicopter operators to suspend “doors off” flights that require passengers to wear difficult-to-release harnesses, days after a New York crash on such a flight left five people dead.
Defense attorneys representing Yoselyn Ortega, the former New York City nanny charged with murder, began presenting their case Thursday, reconstructing the days after the woman fatally stabbed her two young charges on Oct. 25, 2012.
Gebni is one of several local startups trying to solve a continuing logistical dilemma: There is likely enough prepared food to affordably feed everyone in New York, but a lot winds up in the dumpster.
Recent employment numbers in metro Washington, DC, look like good news for Main Street America: Job growth in the nation’s capital has slowed. The metro area added less than 50,000 jobs over the entire past year — compared to 60,000 every month in 2016, the last year under President Barack Obama. Yes, many federal employees...
Cross-Hudson train commuters better hope there’s a Plan B for the ailing rail tunnel they use — because prospects for federal funding look grim. President Trump has vowed to veto the $1.3 trillion spending bill if it includes a planned $900 million to replace the tunnel and the Portal Bridge, a key rail link to...
Here is what Mayor de Blasio’s Department of Education considers “cooperation” with the charter-school sector. Three schools share the Wadleigh Secondary School building in Harlem. Two have declining enrollment — the usual result when families in a neighborhood realize a school just isn’t that good. By contrast, families love the third school, where kids pos […]
The Trump administration is turning out to be very bad for the mergers and acquisition business. According to data from Mergermarket, there have only been 154 deals for US companies from abroad, worth $79.8 billion, so far in 2018. That’s down from 231 deals worth $132.5 billion in the same period last year.
After yet another upset, the last team to enter the NCAA hoops tourney is now in the Sweet Sixteen. How far can the Syracuse University Orange go? This tough, gritty band of underdogs has already won three games in five days: the First Four play-in game, followed by triumphs over sixth-seeded Texas Christian and third-seeded...
Remember when the new Germany was keen to put its historical baggage behind it and be Israel’s best friend in Europe? That was then. Now Berlin is set to block a historic chance for raising the Jewish state’s international profile. The issue is a fight for seats on the top UN body, the Security Council....
Beginning in December 2014, Mayor de Blasio placed significant restrictions on how New York City correction officers can penalize and restrain violent criminals in city jails, ostensibly to ensure the safety and well-being of inmates and guards alike. But the mayor’s policies seem to have made jails less safe for all concerned. In 1998, when...
Moscow is still claiming it’s not behind the poisoning attack on former Russian spy/British double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia — and, anyway, no one can prove it. That cynicism should prompt the West to double- and triple-down on sanctions against the Putin regime. Russia hasn’t just violated the Chemical Weapons Convention; it...
Unsurprisingly for the former host of “The Apprentice,” President Trump has given us every variety of firing. There have been necessary firings (at three weeks, the ouster of Michael Flynn was long overdue), cruel firings (Rex Tillerson, check out Twitter) and spectacularly ill-advised firings (the cashiering of James Comey that led directly to the hiring... […]
Mayor de Blasio and the City Council are forming separate commissions to revise the City Charter, with taxpayers left holding the multimillion-dollar tab. The council held a public hearing Friday to move ahead with its plan. But the mayor beat them to the punch a day earlier by naming the chair of his panel, Cesar...
Watch who’s got your back. That’s the message to political candidates from a new poll by public opinion firm Morning Consult, looking at celebrities and politicians whose endorsements might be the the most damaging to a political candidate. The public opinion firm asked nearly 2,000 registered voters whose endorsement would make them less likely to...
A former aide to Hillary Clinton who is now a California gubernatorial candidate demanded this week that her rival step down as lieutenant governor because of an affair he had over a decade ago. Gubernatorial front-runner Gavin Newsom, a Democrat who served as mayor of San Francisco more than a decade ago, had an affair...
Political scribe: Goodbye, Pelosi — Here Comes Crowley Nancy Pelosi’s return to the speaker’s chair if Democrats retake the House “is no longer guaranteed” in the wake of Tuesday’s special election in Pennsylvania, reports Axios’ Mike Allen. Conor Lamb won after vowing not to vote for Pelosi as leader, and that’s providing “a new template... […]
Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee this week wrapped up a yearlong investigation of Russian interference into the 2016 presidential election. As expected, the ensuing report found no evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. And, as expected, Democrats scoffed at the findings, which will include thousands of pages of documents […]
Perhaps you remember the classic scene in “The Naked Gun” when Leslie Nielsen’s wonderfully idiotic police Lt. Frank Drebin stands in front of a fireworks factory that’s just exploded waving his arms and telling the jaw-dropped crowd to “disperse, there’s nothing to see here” while the Fourth of July erupts behind him. Republican spin doctors... […]
One of the me-too ballot lines that may not be around next year will carry Elise Stefanik's name in NY 21. The Reform Party, now headed by Curtis Sliwa, is giving Ms. Stefanik the W/P. The line was created four years ago when it got over 50K votes under the moniker "Common Core". The other tiny fringe party is the Women's Equa […]
There do need to be more details on this proposed Y aquatic center being mentioned for Court Street. The 40,000 square foot building is large and Council members were right to question parking issues, except they have to realize the Y is the darling of the elites and questioning them will lead to a terse editorial. You knew when proposed it would g […]
Fresh off last year's upheaval in the City elections, the WTNY morning crew has launched into this year's project, electing Councilman Mark Walczyk to the Assembly. "I'd like to see that," chirped Alan Walts to his cohort for now, Matt McClusky. They both suggested Mr. Walczyk is beloved and that it is "time for her (Add […]
Spring arrives during the HOTLINE today at 12:15 PM but winter temperatures linger as we are in single digits as I write this, and will only see 32 today, nearly ten degrees below normal. Temperatures will warm slightly into next week, but by and large it was a hard winter, with a chance of more to come.https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2018/3/19 […]
Mayor Joe Butler reportedly found himself arguing with two Council members last night over separate issues. Words were said to be heated between the Mayor and Councilman Walczyk over parking at the proposed Y pool, while Mr. Butler mixed it up with Councilman Cody Horbacz over the FD study. I don't recall this level of antipathy in the past.http […]
A bartender turned activist is hoping to enlist the support of servers in fighting Governor Cuomo's plan to end the tipped wage that has been in effect for as long as anyone remembers. A public hearing is being held in Watertown next month. Maggie Raczynski hopes to protect the current system instead of having all tipped servers paid at least […]
It was a struggle for the Mayor to get through a resolution in support of the YMCA downtown pool project. Concerns over parking dominated the discussion before lawmaker wisely didn't oppose a project as juiced as this.Watertown Daily Times | Council members express parking concerns about downtown YMCA project
The Mayor is discovering elections have consequences as he lost another battle last night by a four to one margin. This time it was over further consultant study of FD staffing. Mayor Butler has lost on other votes, including the pool, the CM, and the golf course.Watertown Daily Times | Watertown lawmakers decide against fire department study
True News Wags the Dog (Daily News) Again GROUNDHOG DAY CUOMO VS DE BLASIO Press wins with hits while public loses with poor services Today: De Blasio hits back at Cuomo for criticizing city’s handling of public housing https://nypost.com/…/de-blasio-hits-back-at-cuomo-for-crit…/ Is it the Cuomo vs. de Blasio War That is Causing the Bad Services? True News […]
As Prosecutors Look the Other Way Mayoral Candidate Albanese Files the First of Many Lawsuits Against de Blasio Suit: de Blasio should pay lawyer bills over corruption probes, not taxpayers (NYP) The suit, electronically filed on Sunday, alleges that de Blasio and his “underlings” engaged in “criminal and/or unethical behavior…outside the scope of public em […]
It was the Department of Justice’s office of legal counsel that reviewed the law and believed that it needed to be interpreted so that if someone was a fugitive in a state, there had to be indications that they had crossed state lines.
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders made an appearance at a rally in Washington, D.C., with students protesting gun violence, and he brought a few armed guards to really drive the point home that ‘guns are bad.’
In a major victory for President Trump and his quest to enforce the rule of law when it comes to illegal immigration, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Texas’s ban on ‘sanctuary cities’ can proceed.
During a speech at the Miramar Marine Corps Air Station base in California Tuesday, Trump was met with admiration and cheers, no more so than when he made comments savaging his former opponent Hillary Clinton, and former President Barack Obama.
Jehmu Greene you keep calling this ridiculous. The only thing that ridiculous is people like you, like Al Sharpton, like Jesse Jackson continuing to sell out our community which has been hurt over the years by Democratic policies.
Several recent anti-business measures of note followed a similar path: a liberally-minded west coast jurisdiction (usually San Francisco or Seattle) passes the legislation at the local level, and it is then passed statewide, before eventually making its way to the New York City Council and our state Legislature. We saw this most recently with the […]
The below letter to the editor was submitted to the Albany Times Union last week. New York’s so-called “scaffold law” may be the most misunderstood, or at least most mischaracterized, section of New York State statute. And based on your September 24 editorial, “An attack on worker safety,” the Times Union editorial board has never read […]
Part eight of an ongoing series based on our recent PPI report: Bridging the STEM skills gap: Employer/educator collaboration in New York To a troubling extent, the origins of the skills gap can be traced to failures in the U.S. education system. Seemingly immune to the technological advances that have transformed almost every other aspect […]
Part seven of an ongoing series based on our recent PPI report: Bridging the STEM skills gap: Employer/educator collaboration in New York New York’s manufacturing sector has seen tough times, but with technological changes and the rise of advanced manufacturing, the sector is rebounding and jobs are coming back. “We often talk about, ‘can we […]
Part six of an ongoing series based on our recent PPI report: Bridging the STEM skills gap: Employer/educator collaboration in New York Over the years, when asked what skills they have had difficulty finding in job candidates, New York employers consistently point to the professional skills that are required in all kinds of workplaces. In […]
Part five of an ongoing series based on our recent PPI report: Bridging the STEM skills gap: Employer/educator collaboration in New York Across the state, New York employers responding to a recent Public Policy Institute survey reported difficulty filling STEM positions, and they project that these workforce shortages will persist over the coming decade. The […]
Eighteen business and taxpayer groups from across New York State expressed their universal and unified opposition to any expansion of New York State’s wildly expensive and antiquated “prevailing wage” mandate to private development projects. According to a 2017 report published by the Empire Center, New York’s prevailing wage mandate increases the costs of c […]
Last Wednesday, the Assembly and Senate approved their respective one-house budget resolutions that stake out their 2018-19 state budget priorities. Budget conference committees then began meeting, and are expected to continue meeting this week. The Assembly’s one-house budget resolution would increase state spending to about $170 billion, and includes a $1. […]
Last week, the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce released its 2018 Business Advocacy Agenda. Their annual agenda reflects the public policy issues that have been identified by the Chamber’s members as priorities for the Greater Rochester/Finger Lakers Region and the state as a whole. Key issues identified by the Chamber include supporting Finger Lakes Re […]
The Buffalo Niagara Partnership (BNP) is pushing for a much-needed upgrades to the state’s aging power grid and for developing the state’s natural gas transmission system as part of its 2018 Advocacy Agenda. New York’s residential and commercial customers paid nearly 40% more than the national average for electricity in 2016, in part due to […]
Last Tuesday, a federal jury in Manhattan found Joseph Percoco, a former top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, guilty on three counts of corruption-related offenses. Percoco was also acquitted of three other charges. (Read the press release from the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York here for the details, and the U.S. […]
Last Thursday, Gov. Cuomo, joined by U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D – Minnesota), called for the state legislature to approve legislation that he has proposed that would mandate transparency in political advertising and require online platforms to maintain an archive of political ads and strengthen the state’s election infrastructure in order to protect stat […]
Banksy is back. In the wee hours of March 15, the anonymous British artist stenciled a rat on the clock atop an old bank at West 14th Street and Sixth Avenue, a long-neglected former HSBC branch that... To view the full story, click the title link.
Think about everything you do in a given day—from picking up your coffee and bagel on your way to work, to stopping at the pharmacy to treat that awful winter cold, to ending the day at your... To view the full story, click the title link.
New York and the rest of the U.S. have less than two years left to prepare for the once-per-decade population count. Census watchers and demographers say the 2020 edition is shaping up to be more... To view the full story, click the title link.
Fresh from a victory on tipping, the group representing more than 60,000 Uber and Lyft drivers in New York City is asking that they get a raise. The Independent Drivers Guild, which was founded with... To view the full story, click the title link.
Manhattan startup Parachute Health has raised $5.5 million in seed funding from investors including the Greater New York Hospital Association. The funds will enable the company to bring its... To view the full story, click the title link.
It’s official: Anbang Insurance Group Co. has filed a plan for the luxury condos it’s developing at the Waldorf Astoria, and it calls for fewer apartments than the company initially aimed... To view the full story, click the title link.
Burkan to Spearhead Fundraising Efforts for Congressional Assistance Initiative New York–March 15th The NYGOP today announced the appointment of longtime Republican fundraiser and New Yorker Jonathan Burkan as its Congressional Finance Chair who will lead the charge in raising funds to protect the state’s Republican congressional delegation and challenge vul […]
March 13, 2018 — “Today the jury found Governor Andrew Cuomo’s closest aide, confidante and ‘enforcer’ guilty of multiple corruption charges; however, the information that came out throughout the trial revealed a widespread, corrosive culture of corruption driven by the Governor himself. We learned through evidence and testimony, the Governor, his then couns […]
HOW MANY OF NEW YORK’S ELECTRIC CREWS ARE STILL IN PUERTO RICO, GOVERNOR CUOMO? Once Again Cuomo is Putting Presidential Ambitions Ahead of New Yorkers New York–March 6th…As 80,000 New Yorkers are still without electricity following last week’s Nor’easter and with another major storm approaching, the New York GOP demanded Governor Cuomo reveal […] The po […]
Governor Cuomo Breaks Law to Raise More than $2 Million from Appointees, Family New York–February 26th…An investigative expose published by The New York Times over the weekend has revealed, once again, Governor Cuomo has broken the law and made state government for sale by soliciting and accepting more than $2 million in donations from […] The post Under C […]
NYGOP Announces Appointment of Elie Hirschfeld as NYGOP Finance Chair Business Leader, Philanthropist with deep New York ties to Help Lead Fundraising Effort New York, NY–February 21st… Coming off a successful 2016-2017 fundraising cycle, the New York Republican Party today announced the appointment of business leader and philanthropist Elie Hirschfeld as th […]
Governor is Pleading the Fifth by Refusing to Answer Basic Questions — Economic Development Schemes Were Ripe for Corruption New York, NY–February 15th. By knowing and allowing Joe Percoco to work inside the executive chamber, utilize state resources and work on official state business while he was being paid by a private entitity […] The post Cox: Cuomo […]
GOP NY Senate candidate rips Gillibrand: Her ‘greatest success is self-promotion’ BY JOHN BOWDEN A GOP candidate running against Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Sunday sharply criticized the New York Democrat. In an interview with John Catsimatidis on AM 970 in New York, Chele Farley attacked Gillibrand for her shifting on issues such as gun control, noting Gilli […]
Trial paints picture of iron fist at top of Cuomo administration By Tom Precious NEW YORK – It’s still an open question yet whether Joe Percoco engaged in a bribery scheme to steer money his way from executives who he helped with business pending before the Cuomo administration. But as his corruption trial continues in a […] The post Trial paints picture of […]
It is often noted that while the left is protesting the right is out working to support their families. People very often say what can I do to help I have to work. Everybody who cares about this country can do something. I would suggest that anyone who hears the … Read More →
It’s rather obvious to anyone paying even a farthing’s worth of attention that President Trump’s agenda is being threatened by a pernicious gang of Obama holdovers who are hell-bent on destroying his Administration from within. The Trump Ship of State is taking on water faster than the … Read More →
Barak Obama is forming an anarchist Army to take down the Trump Administration. The Conservative Party will do all we can to counter any and all attempts to take down our Government and replace it with a Shadow Government run by Dictator Barak Obama. Donate now as … Read More →
The *Conservative Party* fully supports President Trump’s Executive Order that imposed a temporary ban on immigrants from the seven identified countries. This reasonable and Constitutional delay will allow America’s law enforcement and intel agencies to review the vetting process which can help protect the United States … Read More →
Links are updated every hour. The Resurgent What An Arrogant Thing Bob Corker Did. Shame on Him.14 February 2018, 11:00 amThe old white guys in the Senate always try to stop women and minority conservatives from joining the institution.... This…Read more →
This is a guest post by Richard Lowery, Jr. Below is a brief quiz regarding some issues that are of serious concern for our country. People who are much more intelligent than a hayseed like me, such as university professors,…Read more →
To all of you fathers out there, I hope you have a great Father’s Day. Especially you, Dad! Enjoy the day and enjoy your families. Life happens so fast, cherish every moment. Sorry I haven’t been blogging lately. I started…Read more →
The following is a guest post by Dr. Robert Owens, and Happy Easter! *** My Witness When I was young I was not a nice fellow. Snakes would cross the street when I sauntered down the sidewalk. My all consuming…Read more →
Happy Saturday! I have not had very much time at all to think about the blog lately, my apologies. But rather than leave it here languishing away I thought the least I could do is try to bring back the…Read more →
Guest post by Richard Lowery, Jr. Barstool Eruptions as Public Policy I confess that I am not a constitutional law professor nor have I ever played one on TV so my ability to comment on the legal reasoning behind the…Read more →