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Entries by Andy Ostroy from 06/2011

Too Drunk to Remember, Not Too Drunk to Be Raped?

| Posted 06.01.2011 | New York

The Kenneth Moreno verdict just reinforces the ugly truth about what women will face if they accuse a man of sexual assault, especially if they're drunk and the man is a cop.

How/Why Chris Christie Will Enter the Race

| Posted 06.02.2011 | Comedy

Despite his insistence to the contrary, I believe New Jersey Gov. Chris Chris is certain to enter the race for the Republican presidential nomination.

"I'm Paul Revere, and You Know Nothing of My Work!"

| Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics

What's next for Palin as she glides her giant PalinMobile-of-Truthiness across America? Perhaps she's preparing for her next speech entitled The Gettysburg Address: Gen. Robert E. Lee's Finest Virginia Speech.

Time to Tuck Weiner Back Into the Nation's Pants and Move On

| Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics

While people like Anthony Weiner violate their marriages and abuse the trust they have with their wives, they've broken no laws. Their fates belong to their wives, families and to voters -- not to Congress or the media.

Explaining Weiner

| Posted 06.08.2011 | Politics

The rise and ultimate fall of Rep. Anthony Weiner's once-brilliant political career has many elements of a classic Greek tragedy, where the highly ambitious, competent, powerful protagonist suffers a horrible fate.

What Advice Would Rangel Give Weiner?

| Posted 06.10.2011 | Comedy

Given embattled Congressman Anthony Weiner's Custer-like stand on Capitol Hill, I wonder if the randy Representative's refusal to resign might be inspired by the plight of his fellow Congressman from New York, Charlie Rangel.

What Is Palin Hiding in the 2000 Missing Emails?

| Posted 06.13.2011 | Politics

Let's remember Sarah Palin's arrogant charge that Obama's "going to great lengths" to conceal his birth certificate from the public. Well it sure seems like she's going to great lengths to keep her emails from the public.

Assessing the First GOP Debate

| Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics

Monday night's GOP presidential debate in Manchester, NH was also a real snoozer, with more talk of God, gays and Obama than each other. Apparently these folks forgot that before they get to run against Obama they need to battle amongst themselves.

Why Bloomberg's Taxi Proposal is Unfair

| Posted 06.20.2011 | New York

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is attempting to bypass the City Council with a bill that would in effect allow New York City's livery cabs to legally pick up passengers in certain areas of the city. This proposal has been shot down for 40 years and it should continue to be shot down.

Jon Stewart Is Definitely A Comedian; Chris Wallace Admits Fox's Bias

| Posted 06.21.2011 | Media

Jon Stewart is a true genius. But he's a comic genius. And without even being a true journalist he brilliantly managed to do what no one else has done: get Fox to admit that it's a politically biased television network.