Tag Archives: New York

Meet with your mayors, OWSers

The Occupy movement has now gone on for more than two months — a remarkable feat that’s been helped in part by mercifully un-horrible weather, and that’s survived ugly police interventions in several places. But the movement needs an endgame.

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**UPDATE: Dems lose the Weiner seat (with a bit of Weiner ‘race history’ thrown in…)

When Anthony Weiner flashed his BVDs on Twitter, he set in motion a chain of events that almost certainly had to end the way it did on Tuesday, with the loss of his seat to Republicans. But not for the … Continue reading

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Paladino unplugged: protect kids from gay ‘bumping, grinding, brainwashing’

Tea party candidate Carl Paladino let it all hang out of the weekend, saying the “bumbing and grinding” at New York City’s gay pride parade is harmful to kids, who should be protected from the “brainwashing” of homosexuals. Now, is … Continue reading

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(Video) NY Gov. candidate Paladino loses it with NY Post editor

Tea Party gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino is quite a character … a campaign staff full of criminal records, a company with a felony record, and a penchant for sending seriously NSFW emails with racist, sexist content. Now, he threatens to … Continue reading

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Sir Harold shall not purse the Senate

Sometimes, political venue shopping can be a b–ch. Harold E. Ford Jr., the former Tennessee congressman who has sought to parlay his star power and Wall Street connections into a political career in New York, has decided not to challenge … Continue reading

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I guess the Times had a Patterson bombshell after all

Howard Kurtz appears to have spoken too soon (and he knows it). There was a Patterson bombshell waiting to explode at the New York Times, and it has now duly exploded. The Fix is reporting Patterson’s done. Andrew Cuomo will … Continue reading

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Sir Harold pastured by MSNBC

However will he fund the upkeep on the manor??? When Harold Ford Jr. appears on NBC’s “Meet the Press” this Sunday, it’ll be as chairman of the Democratic Leadership Council, according to a network release. On the show’s website, he’s listed … Continue reading

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And now, a little Harold Ford ridiculousness

Stephen Colbert entertains the frantic, fast-talkiin’ flip-floppery of Sir Harold Ford, who went on the show to recover from a previous Colbert drubbing. Watch as he switches positions on issues faster than a Republican votes “no”: The Colbert Report Mon … Continue reading

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Harold Ford: Just your average New Yorker

… except that no real New Yorker loves the smell of New York … but that didn’t stop Sir Harold from describing his love for that fresh subway in the morning aroma over a plate of Rooty Tooty Fresh and … Continue reading

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The carpetbagger’s tale (or, is there a single good reason to elect Harold Ford Jr. to the Senate from New York?)

The answer to the question at the business end of the title, is, of course … no. These days, I write a lot about my transplanted home of Florida. But I did move here from New York (I was born … Continue reading

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