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News Headlines for Independents 8/6/09

By Nancy Hanks | Related entries in Bloomberg, Independents, Libertarian, New York City, News, Politics

INDEPENDENT VOTERS Wherever independents fall on the supposed political “spectrum”, if they ARE on the political “spectrum”, (i.e. they do exist!) Many MSM publishers seek increasing irrelevance if they don’t see the direction that the American people are headed…. While it’s clear that independents are “all over the map” on social issues, they increasingly come […]

August 6th, 2009 | Permalink| No Comments »

Bloomberg May Run on Republican Ticket

By Alan Stewart Carl | Related entries in Bloomberg, Independents, New York City, Republicans

Never one to miss an opportunity, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg may run on the Republican ticket next mayoral election while still remaining a declared independent. Apparently, despite being an apostate to the national party, local borough GOP leaders are willing to let the still-popular mayor put his name on their line. If you’re keeping […]

April 13th, 2009 | Permalink| No Comments »

Spring training hopes eternal

By donar | Related entries in Cartoons, New York, New York City, Political Graffiti, Sports


February 27th, 2009 | Permalink| No Comments »

Bloomberg Clear To Run For 3rd Term

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Bloomberg, Law, New York City

All hail the new Tammany Hall! From NY Times: After a spirited, emotional and at times raucous debate, the New York City Council voted, 29 to 22, on Thursday afternoon to extend term limits, allowing Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg to seek re-election next year and undoing the result of two voter referendums that had imposed […]

October 23rd, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Bloomberg Seeks A Third Term

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Bloomberg, Elections, New York City

And given the current circumstances on Wall Street, my bet is he’ll get. MarketWatch has the details… Bloomberg announced Thursday he supports changing the term limits law to run for a third term. Observers have respected Bloomberg for restoring a sense of optimism to a post-9/11 New York City while encouraging tourists to visit, keeping […]

October 2nd, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Bloomberg Wants To Host 1st Town Hall

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Bloomberg, Debates, Democrats, McCain, New York, New York City, Republicans

(UPDATE: Both campaigns rejected the offer because they don’t want to limit it to just one network. Hmmm…) Now this is a pretty brilliant move… The guy who has some of the deepest pockets in the world, and could be a VP for either candidate, wants to use that leverage. From Politico: New York Mayor […]

June 8th, 2008 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

Video: Man Gets Stuck In Elevator For 41 Hours

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Comedy, Kitchen Sink, New York, New York City, Torture, Video

Watch this time lapsed video. It’s hypnotic. More from the New Yorker: White has the security-camera videotape of his time in the McGraw-Hill elevator. He has watched it twice-it was recorded at forty times regular speed, which makes him look like a bug in a box. The most striking thing to him about the tape […]

April 21st, 2008 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

Small Explosion Hits Times Square

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in New York City, Terrorism, United States, Video

It looks like a small device was set off next to a military recruiting station. Here’s more… The police said the explosive device involved in the Times Square blast this morning was “roughly similar” to the devices used in two earlier bombings at foreign consulates in Manhattan, in 2005 and 2007, Police Commissioner Raymond W. […]

March 6th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »