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New York’s Long Decline Is Canary In Coal Mine For Biden’s Big-Government Agenda

May 7, 2021 by

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By David Ditch ~ When I was born in western New York, it was the second-most populous state in the nation and had a whopping 34 congressional districts. Following the 2020 census, however, New York is now the fourth-most populous state and will only have 27 congressional districts. Over a period of 40 years, 1981 […]

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 […]

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 […]

I Love, Er, Loathe New York

March 14, 2010 by

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Satire by  Shawn Goodwin In the good old days when somebody mentioned the phrase, “political corruption,” most Americans thought of Washington, D.C., Chicago, Illinois, or New Orleans, Louisiana. They were the trendsetters, the areas that set the bar so low not even the most flexible Jamaican could limbo under it. Then, just when you think […]

One Flew Over The Coup Coup’s Nest

June 14, 2009 by

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Satire by  Shawn Goodwin. Considering the recent political events occurring in upstate New York, this fictitious announcement is not completely off base: “Ladies and gentlemen, this is an alert from the Emergency Broadcast System for residents living in the area of Albany, New York. First, we are sorry that you are forced to live so […]