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New York Bill Could Make Voting Mandatory And Improve Voter Turnout (VIDEO)

New York Bill Could Make Voting Mandatory And Improve Voter Turnout (VIDEO)

“Voting at State general elections, by-elections and referenda is compulsory. Section 156 of the Electoral Act clearly establishes that it is every elector’s duty to vote at any election for the region or district for which they are enrolled. The penalty for first time offenders is $20, and this increases to $50 if you have previously […]

New York Proposing Constitutional Convention To Hand More Legislative Authority To An Elite Few

New York Proposing Constitutional Convention To Hand More Legislative Authority To An Elite Few

In 1789, Thomas Jefferson wrote to James Madison: “Every constitution, then, and every law, naturally expires at the end of 19 years. If it be enforced longer, it is an act of force, and not of right.”  Jefferson believed it was healthy for us open up the Constitution every generation and revise laws needing revision, possibly eliminating […]

New York’s State AG Ramps Up Investigation Of Trump Swamp (TWEET)

New York’s State AG Ramps Up Investigation Of Trump Swamp (TWEET)

Everyone knows by now that the FBI and Justice Department publicly declared for the first time that Donald Trump’s wiretapping allegations are groundless. But believe it or not, an even more ominous piece of news for Trump rolled across the wire 24 hours earlier. How do you get worse than being publicly called a liar […]

BUSTED: Constituent Calls Out GOP Rep. For Appearing On CNN But Not Holding Town Halls (VIDEO)

BUSTED: Constituent Calls Out GOP Rep. For Appearing On CNN But Not Holding Town Halls (VIDEO)

New York Republican Congressman Chris Collins was a guest on the CNN town hall show The Messy Truth on Thursday evening, and one of his own constituents criticized Collins for not holding town hall meetings in his district. Renee Sutton stood to ask a question and told Collins: “I’ve been among those writing letters and […]

Closet Pedophile Thinks It Was Funny To ‘Hump’ Fearless Girl Statue (VIDEO)

Closet Pedophile Thinks It Was Funny To ‘Hump’ Fearless Girl Statue (VIDEO)

Just before International Women’s Day, State Street Partners installed a temporary statue of a girl defiantly staring down the “Charging Bull” sculpture in Manhattan’s Bowling Green Park–near the heart of the Financial District. It was meant to send a message about the need for greater diversity in the corporate world–particularly on Wall Street. Well, later […]

US State Dept Moves To Conceal Cause Of Death For Russian Diplomat (VIDEO)

US State Dept Moves To Conceal Cause Of Death For Russian Diplomat (VIDEO)

Conspiracy? In the era of Donald Trump, it’s easy to get sucked into conspiracy theories. There are so many alternative facts, denials of fact and outright bald faced lies that it’s hard to trust anything you read or hear. The web of confusion surrounding the administration’s ties to Russia is becoming more tangled than ever. Who met with which […]

NEW: Fearless Girl Takes On Wall St, Stares Down The Bull (TWEETS)

NEW: Fearless Girl Takes On Wall St, Stares Down The Bull (TWEETS)

Today is International Women’s Day. It is a global day of recognition of the many ways that women have contributed to culture, society, politics, business and economics. It is a day calling for gender equality around the world. Today is also our Day Without A Woman, when women around the country are staying home from […]

Barack Obama: From President To Rock Star (TWEETS)

Barack Obama: From President To Rock Star (TWEETS)

Let’s face it: Obama has moved on without us, and it hurts. We’ve seen him sailing the ocean seas and and sharing hot tubs with smiling individuals. He’s been on a post-presidential vacation, and he is, quite literally, glowing. He looks happy, he looks healthy, and he looks content. Without us. What happened, America? Where […]

Someone Vandalized The Statue Of Liberty – And It Is Glorious (TWEET/VIDEO)

Someone Vandalized The Statue Of Liberty – And It Is Glorious (TWEET/VIDEO)

On Tuesday afternoon, a group of activists unfurled a banner saying “Refugees Welcome” underneath the Statue of Liberty. An activist identifying himself as “David,” said this about it: “This was first conceived in response to what’s been called the ‘travel ban’ of the Trump administration, which I think flies in the face of the founding […]

First Lady Melania Trump’s Secret Female Adviser (VIDEO)

First Lady Melania Trump’s Secret Female Adviser (VIDEO)

It turns out that First Lady Melania Trump has an intimately close confidante. She is 48, an artist, and lives close by in New York. Here she is:   Any guesses who she is? Well her name is Ines Knauss and she is actually Melania’s big sister. Ines lives within two blocks of Melania in, of course, […]

GOP Rep. Tom Reed Holds Town Hall, Pandemonium Ensues (VIDEO)

GOP Rep. Tom Reed Holds Town Hall, Pandemonium Ensues (VIDEO)

Representative Tom Reed (R-N.Y.) engaged in a spirited back-and-forth with his constituents Saturday morning during a raucous town hall event. Reed, whose district covers a portion of western New York, addressed his constituents’ healthcare concerns, especially those regarding the proposed repeal of the Affordable Care Act – Obamacare – and the GOP’s potential replacement. Kicking […]

RWNJ Michael Savage Urges Armed Thugs To Picket ‘Little Rat’ Chuck Schumer’s House (AUDIO)

RWNJ Michael Savage Urges Armed Thugs To Picket ‘Little Rat’ Chuck Schumer’s House (AUDIO)

A very vocal, and very dangerous, element of the right seems to think that out-and-out thuggery makes you a patriot. It still makes me retch to think that so many right-wingers still consider the Bundy brothers and their fellow thugs to be patriots for causing a standoff at an Oregon wildlife refuge. Well, it looks […]

GOP Won’t Control Their Illegal President–So Here’s How We The People Can (TWEET)

GOP Won’t Control Their Illegal President–So Here’s How We The People Can (TWEET)

By now, it has been amply established that Donald Trump has no intention of severing ties with his real estate empire–and the treasure trove of payments from foreign governments. As a result, the moment he took the oath of office, he was violating the very Constitution that he was supposed to uphold. There is no […]

Maybe Mexico Will Pay For It? Cities Ask For Reimbursement For Protecting Trump Family

Maybe Mexico Will Pay For It? Cities Ask For Reimbursement For Protecting Trump Family

President Donald Trump is again spending the weekend at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, and city officials are pressuring the federal government into covering some of the costs for protection and lost revenue when Trump comes calling. Jeff Greene, who also owns a hotel in Palm Beach, told The Guardian he is worried that Trump’s […]

WATCH: White Supremacists And Pro-Trumpers So Violent Even Art Installations Aren’t Safe

WATCH: White Supremacists And Pro-Trumpers So Violent Even Art Installations Aren’t Safe

Shia Lebouf is in the news again this week, this time because his anti-Trump art exhibit has been shut down. The actor-turned-activist was recently arrested there after a tense conflict with a Trump supporter, and more confrontations have been reported since. The Museum of the Moving Image opted to drop the piece on Friday, noting […]

Big Mouthed Giuliani Brags That Of Course It’s A Muslim Ban (VIDEO)

Big Mouthed Giuliani Brags That Of Course It’s A Muslim Ban (VIDEO)

Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York, used to be really close buddies. Like, super close. As in, if Rudy thought it was a good idea, Donnie jumped all over it. Of course, the ever shifting alliances of President Trump are hard to predict. All a person has to do is say […]

Protests Erupt At NYC’s JFK Int’l Airport After 12 Immigrants Detained (VIDEO)

Protests Erupt At NYC’s JFK Int’l Airport After 12 Immigrants Detained (VIDEO)

Protesters descended on New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport Saturday after 12 people from countries targeted by President Donald Trump’s ban on immigration were taken into custody. Trump’s ban – an executive order entitled the “Protection Of The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States” – prevents citizens of Iran, Iraq, Sudan, […]

More Racist Attacks: Clergyman Attacked With A Bat, Racial Slur (VIDEO)

More Racist Attacks: Clergyman Attacked With A Bat, Racial Slur (VIDEO)

A Brooklyn man is being charged with a hate crime for using a racial slur against a Nigerian Catholic priest and then threatening him with a baseball bat. Joseph Mattarelliano, 25, approached Reverend Uriroghene Okrokoto, 28, with a bat when he was two blocks away from The Good Shepherd Roman Catholic Church in Marine Park at 3:45 […]

WATCH: Women Marched Around The World – Change Is Coming, Like It Or Not

WATCH: Women Marched Around The World – Change Is Coming, Like It Or Not

It’s a simple fact that then President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration was nowhere near the same size President Barack Obama’s. It seems there is something of an “enthusiasm gap” for the 45th president. Maybe people were not eager to usher in a Cheeto-dusted alleged rapist into the highest office. Or maybe it was because the people […]

Buffalo School Board Takes Stand, Tells Racist Trump Adviser ‘You’re Fired!’ (VIDEOS)

Buffalo School Board Takes Stand, Tells Racist Trump Adviser ‘You’re Fired!’ (VIDEOS)

You may recall that last week, Carl Paladino, a senior adviser to Donald Trump, Tea Party activist, and co-chairman of the Trump campaign in New York state, generated bipartisan outrage when he openly hoped that President Obama would die of mad cow disease and likened Michelle Obama to a gorilla. Well, those comments may potentially cost […]

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