For the first time in a decade-long fight against a garbage site slated to be built in surreal proximity to public housing, a report has been published that exposes not just the absurdity of this one site, but the absurdities and weaknesses of the entire plan it is a part of.
A new City Council proposal meant to solidify organized labor's role in local development projects will effectively bar minority- and women-owned businesses from competing for contracts and create new barriers to employment for many residents.
Known as the 91st Street Marine Transfer Station (or locally as "The Bloomberg Dump"), it will occupy 2 acres and be 10 stories high. Hundreds of garbage trucks a day will bring thousands of tons of garbage and then dump it into barges.
IndictBreitbart.org claims that when James O'Keefe and Hannah Giles secretly recorded Maryland ACORN's employees after entering their office they broke Maryland's Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance Act.
Last year, the mainstream media treated O'Keefe's exploits against ACORN as an example of investigative "gotcha" journalism, with few pointing out that he doctored the videos and never released the original footage.
The sick and tired are going to halls of the well-insured and well-cared-for and telling them that now is the time to reform our health care system and provide quality, affordable health care to all Americans.
With millions more foreclosures staring us in the face, we have to act now to create sensible local solutions that will improve our communities, safeguard families, stabilize tax bases, and revive the economy.
Sheriff Joe, who is famous for his reality show, tent-based jails, and large contingent of immigration enforcement officers, says he never intended to appear before McCain and other senators at Monday's hearing.