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New York State’s Energy Future: Lighting Candles?

June 21, 2019 by

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By Craig Rucker ~ The New York State Legislature just passed the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act. Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to sign the bill into law. This measure contains new mandates for the state to eliminate net carbon emissions in the next thirty years, by 2050, equal to just 15 percent of […]

Illegal Aliens Get Demo Money — Veterans, Not So Much

April 15, 2019 by

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New York lawmakers reject a tuition-aid program to children of veterans killed in action. ~ Political Editors  ~   Leftists and their policies have increasingly favored noncitizens over citizens, but Democrats in New York may well have set a new low. New York’s Higher Education Committee this week voted against advancing a bipartisan bill that […]

The Border Policy Debacle — Never Let a Serious Crisis Go to Waste

April 4, 2019 by

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Democrats will hold the line, seeing the crisis on the border as a political opening to loosen immigration policy and grow their voter constituency pipeline.  ~ Mark Alexander   ~      “The bosom of America is open to receive not only the Opulent and respectable Stranger, but the oppressed and persecuted of all Nations and Religions; […]

Grassroots “Day Of Mourning” Sold Out, Spreads To Twenty More Cities And Rising! PLEASE READ!

February 21, 2019 by

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Friends, we are so excited to share the organic growth of our grassroots “Day of Morning” movement. The movement has been fueled entirely by American citizens distressed by New York’s recent abortion law has turned their disgust to action with a “Day of Mourning” on February 23rd. In just over a week, the movement has […]

Amazon’s New York Reversal Shows Exactly Why Crony Capitalism Fails

February 15, 2019 by

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By Rachel Greszler ~ Just months after announcing it would locate one of its headquarters in New York City, Amazon has announced that it’s pulling the plug on the Big Apple. Based on Amazon’s public statement, it seems the company couldn’t rely on the deals it had cut or the political support it had received […]

The Macabre Leftist Culture of Death

February 3, 2019 by

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Destroying all limits on abortion “rights” is the ultimate goal for Democrats.  ~ Thomas Gallatin   ~    Back in the middle of the 20th century, the Democrat Party began to embrace an aggressively secular worldview that expunged the notion of Divine authority over humanity and replaced it with humanism. The fallout from this seismic political […]

New York Expands Culture of Death

January 27, 2019 by

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The Empire State is set to move most restrictions on abortion in the state. ~ By Jordan Candler  ~    Thanks to legislative approval of the deceptively titled Reproductive Health Act, Tuesday marked another dark period for children in New York, some of whom will be legally terminated days, hours, or even minutes before they would […]

In Trip To Utica, NY, Trump To Follow In Truman’s Footsteps

August 13, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump is set to visit Utica, New York, on Monday, the first sitting president to visit the city in 70 years, since President Harry Truman made a whistle-stop visit during his 1948 campaign. “Certainly, it’s a pretty exciting time. It’s a positive boost to the area,” Peter J. Sobel, chairman […]

State Lawmakers Seek To Stop New York City From Destroying ID Records

January 2, 2017 by

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By Josh Siegel ~ A judge is expected to rule soon on whether New York City can destroy records associated with an identification program commonly used by illegal immigrants who lack Social Security cards or driver’s licenses. Earlier this month, Ron Castorina Jr. and Nicole Malliotakis, Republican members of the New York State Assembly from […]

New York Attorney General Tries To Criminalize Scientific Dissent On Climate Change

November 7, 2015 by

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By Hans von Spakovsky ~ Everyone reading this should do the attorney general of New York, Eric T. Schneiderman, a big favor: buy a copy of the U.S. Constitution, highlight the First Amendment in the Bill of Rights with a bright yellow or orange Sharpie, and mail him a copy. Schneiderman obviously needs a remedial […]

Team Obama’s Fight To Keep The Homeless Living On The Streets

August 22, 2015 by

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By Betsy McCaughey, PhD ~ America’s homeless are lawyering up to fight for a “right” to live on the street – your neighborhood and personal safety be damned. From Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles, cities are struggling with a surge in people living in cardboard boxes and doorways. Local lawmakers are trying to ban “camping […]

Everyone Is Still Getting It Wrong On The Legionnaires’ Outbreak

August 15, 2015 by

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By Betsy McCaughey, PhD ~ As the death toll rises to 12 in New York’s Legionnaires’ disease outbreak, Mayor de Blasio and Gov. Cuomo are playing politics, passing the buck. But the truth is, much of the blame belongs to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for misleading health officials in New York […]

Why New Yorkers Are Rushing For The Exits

January 5, 2015 by

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By Betsy McCaughey, PhD ~ The US Census Bureau announced last week that New York slipped to fourth place in population among the 50 states. Though babies are still born here every day, and immigrants still flock in, overall population growth lags because New Yorkers are abandoning the state. Don’t blame the weather. Blustery Montana and North Dakota […]

AP, Other Reporting On New York’s Fracking Ban Ignores Awful Upstate Economy

December 21, 2014 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ The establishment press is virtually giddy over New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s cowardly, self-serving decision to ban fracking in New York. It’s cowardly because Cuomo is publicly pretending that he’s only deferring to his environmental and health commissioners, when everyone with an ounce of sense knows that he’s getting the recommendations he […]

My 9-11 Tribute to New York Firefighter Michael D. D’Auria

September 11, 2014 by

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As the fifth anniversary of 9-11 approached, the blogosphere community united to express its sorrow and participate in the nation’s mourning as only the blogosphere could. At that time over three thousand bloggers joined the online project 2996: A Tribute to the Victims of 9-11 to give each victim of that day an individual tribute […]

Russia’s ‘Pivotal Experiment’ + More – Daily Digest

February 10, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “It should be your care, therefore, and mine, to elevate the minds of our children and exalt their courage; to accelerate and animate their industry and activity; to excite in them an habitual contempt of meanness, abhorrence of injustice and inhumanity, and an ambition to excel in every capacity, faculty, […]

The Nanny State Can Get You Killed

December 6, 2013 by

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For Release: December 6, 2013 Contact: Judy Kent at (703) 759-7476 or jkent@nationalcenter.org or David Almasi at (202) 543-4110 x11 or (703) 568-4727 or dalmasi@nationalcenter.org New York, Los Angeles, Chicago Move to Restrict Devices that Help Smokers Quit New York, NY – On the same day the Los Angeles City Council moved to regulate e-cigarettes, the National […]

Obama, Black Political Establishment Criticized for Failure to Directly Address “Knockout Game” Violence

December 5, 2013 by

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For Immediate Release: From Project 21 Contact: Judy Kent at (703) 759-7476 or jkent@nationalcenter.org or David Almasi at (202) 543-4110 or (703) 568-4727 or dalmasi@nationalcenter.org Washington, DC – In no uncertain terms, members of the Project 21 black leadership network are calling out many self-appointed black leaders, activists and journalists for thus far being unwilling to directly address the senseless […]

Cowardly Bastards Knockout Game

December 4, 2013 by

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This says it all… Related articles Knockout game in the NY Times (lionoftheblogosphere.wordpress.com) FINALLY…..ALMOST: Media Finally Addresses ‘Knockout’ Game & STILL Manages to SCREW IT UP! (watchracism.com) [VIDEO] Brooklyn Attack Arrest: Is ‘Knockout game’ a Hate Crime? (ivoter.com) Teens’ ‘Knockout Game’ a growing danger with deadly results (foxnews.com) Brooklyn Residents Hold Rally, Call for End […]

A Toast to Buckley

December 4, 2013 by

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~ The right-thinking trailblazer opened he way for modern conservatism ~   By Edwin J. Feulner  ~ To millions of readers, he was William F. Buckley Jr.: book author, magazine publisher, televised debater. To me, he was Bill: friend, ally, trailblazer. Indeed, to remember Bill – who would have turned 88 last week – is […]

A Reality Check

December 2, 2013 by

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By Burt Prelutsky  ~  It’s mainly because we get to see senators on TV all the time, making pronouncements from on high that when it comes to handicapping presidential runs, senators get most of the attention. However, all that being a senator prepares you for is voting. That’s because the Senate is part of the […]

But if the victims are white, we can’t say “racism”

November 25, 2013 by

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 By Andrew Bolt  ~  Why are so many media outlets refusing to mention a racial angle they’d scream from the mountain-top if the violence went the other way? It’s an infuriating example of political correctness: Most of New York City’s media outlets have sanitized the nature of a spate of unprovoked attacks upon hapless pedestrians […]

Tony Abbott Will Be Australia’s Most Culturally Literate Prime Minister

April 6, 2013 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ As I said at the IPA anniversary dinner, I believe Tony Abbott – if successful at the election – will be the most culturally literate and thoughtful Prime Minister since at least Robert Menzies. While I have at times argued with him over policy, I have not once had reason to […]

NBC Offers Scant Coverage of Big Dem Loss in NY Special Election

September 15, 2011 by

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By Scott Whitlock The Today show, which is a four hour program, on Wednesday devoted a scant 43 seconds of air time to a surprising loss by Democrats in a New York special congressional election. Both CBS and ABC offered more expansive coverage. ABC’s Good Morning America saw the election of Republican Bob Turner as […]