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Entries by Dan Collins from 02/2010

The Big Apple's 9/11 Blues

| Posted 02.03.2010 | New York

New York City was going to be the place where the man accused of organizing the 9/11 attack met American justice. Now, that's all over. And so, perhaps, is Obama's plan to end the Bush-era assault on the Constitution.

Albany for Dummies

| Posted 02.11.2010 | New York

The expulsion of Hiram Monserrate from the state Senate capped another hallucinogenic week in New York's capital. Here are three theories that might explain the madness we call Albany.

Bernie Kerik Was a Lot Less Than Met the Eye

| Posted 02.18.2010 | New York

Bernie Kerik raked in $12 million over a 6-year period that included his glory years of national acclaim as a 9/11 hero. It's really amazing that this cheap crook and charlatan achieved such wealth and lofty position.

New York's Accidental Governor Runs For Full Term

| Posted 02.20.2010 | New York

If being governor of New York was a normal job, David Paterson might have made a go of it. But in Albany, it's the legislature that rules. To have any influence on that clan of bozos, a governor has to be very able and very tough.

David Paterson Needs to Find a New Job

| Posted 02.26.2010 | New York

The strange craziness that began with the rumors that the New York Times was looking into his sex life has now reached a point that even most of David Paterson's harshest critics never expected.