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New York Continues Progressive Streak By Advancing Legislation To Improve Voting

New York Continues Progressive Streak By Advancing Legislation To Improve Voting

Could New York be competing with California for the title of “most progressive state?” Could New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo (D) be mulling over a presidential bid? Or could it simply be that New York is genuinely engaging in the grassroots wave of progressive activism sweeping the state and nation? Last month, Gov. Cuomo […]

Melissa McCarthy Spotted Driving Her Spicey Podium Through Manhattan (VIDEOS/TWEETS)

Melissa McCarthy Spotted Driving Her Spicey Podium Through Manhattan (VIDEOS/TWEETS)

It’s safe to assume that the gang on “Saturday Night Live” won’t be lacking for material this week. After all, the Sturm und Drang surrounding the firing of James Comey is enough for a whole show’s worth of skits. However, on Friday morning, New Yorkers got a tantalizing hint of who may be in for […]

Schumer To Sessions: If You’re Too Wimpy To Ride The New York Subway, I’ll Ride It With You (VIDEO)

Schumer To Sessions: If You’re Too Wimpy To Ride The New York Subway, I’ll Ride It With You (VIDEO)

Last week, our illustrious Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, suggested that since New York City is a so-called “sanctuary city” for undocumented immigrants, the NYPD was “soft on crime.” He later walked that remark back, calling New York, a “fabulous city for law enforcement.” Appearing Monday morning on the MSNBC show Morning Joe, New York Senator […]

Two Signatures Stand Between The Status Quo And Universal Healthcare In NY State (VIDEO)

Two Signatures Stand Between The Status Quo And Universal Healthcare In NY State (VIDEO)

Last week, New York became the first state to institute a tuition-free college plan since state schools nationwide ended the practice in the 1960s. Now, a mere two signatures are all that’s required to cause New Yorkers to stand up again and shout, “I love New York!”– universal healthcare. Since last month’s failed Republican attempt to repeal President Obama’s […]

Secret Service Is ‘Flat-Out Worn Out’ And Worked Like Dogs Under Trump (VIDEO)

Secret Service Is ‘Flat-Out Worn Out’ And Worked Like Dogs Under Trump (VIDEO)

Everyone knew that President Donald Trump was going to present some serious challenges to the way the United States government functions. One such challenge comes from how the Secret Service handles the strange logistics of protecting Trump and his family. Apparently, that challenge is taking a serious toll on the group of highly trained security […]

Pay For Your Own Security Or Move To Washington Melania — Petition Gains Momentum (VIDEO)

Pay For Your Own Security Or Move To Washington Melania — Petition Gains Momentum (VIDEO)

Security details for the Trump family are bankrupting the country. Many people have signed a petition asking that Melania and Barron Trump move into the White House in Washington, rather than remain in New York. The reason so many people are upset is because it comes at great expense to the tax payer. Melania is the first […]

White On Black Hate Crimes Receive Little To No Media Coverage (VIDEO)

White On Black Hate Crimes Receive Little To No Media Coverage (VIDEO)

“Jackson crossed paths with Timothy Caughman, a black man who was rummaging through garbage on a sidewalk in Manhattan’s Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood.”–Reuters “Coughman [sic] lived in transitional housing on West 36th Street that serves people with HIV/AIDS. Praxis Housing Initiatives holds a contract with the city. He has 11 prior arrests, including for marijuana, assault, […]

WATCH: Biden At Colgate College: I Regret Not Running Because ‘I Could Have Won’

WATCH: Biden At Colgate College: I Regret Not Running Because ‘I Could Have Won’

Former Vice President Joe Biden sat down with the President of Colgate University on Friday and participated in a question and answer series in front of a packed house. This Q&A came after Biden talked to the crowd about his hopes for the future and how he thought the country could better prepare themselves for […]

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, […]

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