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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 […]

Why Did Lady Liberty Go Dark? Conspiracy Theorists Are Having A Party (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Why Did Lady Liberty Go Dark? Conspiracy Theorists Are Having A Party (TWEETS/VIDEO)

On Tuesday night, the Statue of Liberty went dark. The lights around the statue were out for a few hours. The National Park Service said that it was an “unplanned” outage, but the internet wasn’t having any of that. There are three theories floating around about why the lights went out: 1. Protest For International […]

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 […]

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: 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 […]

Welcome To Trumpistan: Muslim Woman Assaulted On New York Subway For Wearing Hijab

Welcome To Trumpistan: Muslim Woman Assaulted On New York Subway For Wearing Hijab

Yasmin Seweid is an 18-year-old student at Baruch College. She also happens to be a Muslim, and what happened to her recently on a subway platform in New York City is emblematic of how intolerant some Americans have become since the election of Donald Trump. As Seweid waited on the subway to arrive, a group […]

New Yorkers Create A Petition Against Melania And It Is Working

New Yorkers Create A Petition Against Melania And It Is Working

There is a Change.org petition that has caught ground and is in reference to New Yorkers not wanting to foot the bill to have Melania live in Trump Tower instead of the White House. This petition is aimed at Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio after President-elect Donald Trump, and his wife announced […]

We’re Still With Her – Hillary Clinton Got A Nice Thanksgiving Day Surprise (TWEETS/VIDEO)

We’re Still With Her – Hillary Clinton Got A Nice Thanksgiving Day Surprise (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Former Secretary of State and the woman who should be President-elect, Hillary Clinton, got a beautiful surprise on Thanksgiving day. Some supporters in New York got together and put out some inspirational signs outside the Clintons’ home. [BOT] Clinton Supporters Place Signs of Support on Her Street on Thanksgiving https://t.co/bM62n1is4N pic.twitter.com/FlXuUorSpX — ® (@Randy_sV12) November […]

Trump Name To Be Removed From Three Manhattan Buildings (VIDEO)

Trump Name To Be Removed From Three Manhattan Buildings (VIDEO)

Donald Trump may have won the presidency, but it came at the cost of something even more dear to him: his brand. The New York Post reports that three apartment buildings in Manhattan – located at 140, 160, and 180 Riverside Blvd – that were called Trump Place will be tearing down their Trump-branded signs and changing their […]

WATCH: NYC Crowd Boos Trump As He Arrives At Polling Place

WATCH: NYC Crowd Boos Trump As He Arrives At Polling Place

Happy Election Day! The candidates have to vote, too, and they do so at their local polling places, just like the rest of us. For Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, however, the crowd was none too happy to see his orange mug. The folks assembled outside PS 59 in New York City booed and jeered Trump […]

An 8-Year-Old Boy Dressed As Hillary For Halloween, So Bigots Attacked Him On Social Media

An 8-Year-Old Boy Dressed As Hillary For Halloween, So Bigots Attacked Him On Social Media

On Sunday, a young boy from Brooklyn, New York, decided to dress as Hillary Clinton as a show of support for the Democratic candidate. His proud mother tweeted out this photo of her son: Our 8 year-old son is with you @hillaryclinton today and everyday. #halloween2016 #notawig #imwithher #heswithher #wholefamswithher @HFA pic.twitter.com/EtGrkvoJiZ — DGR (@DebbersGar) […]

The Hidden Symbolism In Clinton’s Election Night Venue (TWEETS/VIDEO)

The Hidden Symbolism In Clinton’s Election Night Venue (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has made history this year by becoming the first woman nominated to run for president by a major party. In less than two weeks, we will likely be celebrating our first female president. Hillary Clinton picked a beautiful place to plan to spend election night; the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center […]

Group Of Women Form Human Chain Outside of Trump Tower In Protest (VIDEO)

Group Of Women Form Human Chain Outside of Trump Tower In Protest (VIDEO)

Warning: The following piece contains graphic language quoted directly from Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, among others. As such, this article may not be suitable for all audiences. This Wednesday morning, a group of 60 women staged a protest outside of Trump Tower in New York City. This comes less than a week after some […]

Catholic Church Pays To Silence Victims And Avoid Judicial Action

Catholic Church Pays To Silence Victims And Avoid Judicial Action

On Thursday, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of the Catholic church announced that the Archdiocese of New York would be creating a compensation program for people who were abused by Catholic clergymen. There are currently 170 victims of sexual assault that have been reported to the church, and it will take around four months to review all […]

Hillary Clinton Inspired Pantsuit Flashmob Is The Best Thing That’s Happened In This Election (VIDEO)

Hillary Clinton Inspired Pantsuit Flashmob Is The Best Thing That’s Happened In This Election (VIDEO)

On Sunday, October 2, a group of people had a flash mob in Union Square in New York City. They were all wearing pantsuits as an homage to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. They were dancing to Justin Timberlake’s song, “Can’t Stop The Feeling.” One of the organizers, Crishon Jerome, wrote this on his Facebook […]

NY Attorney General: Trump Foundation Must Stop ALL Fundraising NOW (TWEET/VIDEO)

NY Attorney General: Trump Foundation Must Stop ALL Fundraising NOW (TWEET/VIDEO)

Trump’s “charity” foundation is breaking state laws in New York. The state attorney general has issued a notice of violation to the Trump Foundation. Since 2008, the Trump Foundation has relied on donations from others. Trump gave his last donation in 2008. This year, they amped up the fundraising by setting up donaldtrumpforvets.com to solicit […]

Trump’s ‘Bizarre Fascination’ With Dictators Led To 2009 Bromance With Muammar Gaddafi (VIDEO)

Trump’s ‘Bizarre Fascination’ With Dictators Led To 2009 Bromance With Muammar Gaddafi (VIDEO)

I believe we have already established the fact that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has an affinity towards dictators and presidents who are aspiring to become one. Russian president, Vladimir Putin, for instance being one of those few bros with whom Trump has a bromance. Thankfully for us, Democratic Vice Presidential nominee, Governor Tim Kaine […]

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