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"The Jim Crow Laws of the 21st Century": Will New York Change?

Odile Weissenborn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Odile Weissenborn

In New York, the 36-year-old Rockefeller Drug Laws may be massively overhauled.

Taxing and Banning: The Only Clear Strategies Our Leaders Seem to Have

Alan Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alan Miller

In these troubled times it seems the one thing that we can be sure of is that bureaucrats and politicians are keen to go after the small pleasures of life and hit us where it hurts.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg: The Utopian King

Susan Braudy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan Braudy

Thank you Michael Bloomberg for turning my personal philosophy on its ear.

Paterson Admits He Ordered Staff To Deny Kennedy Was Top Choice

New York Times | DANNY HAKIM and NICHOLAS CONFESSORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For the first time, Gov. David A. Paterson acknowledged Friday that he personally ordered his staff to contest Caroline Kennedy's version of events in...

NY Governor Called A Liar Over Kennedy Fiasco: NY Post

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Gov. Paterson yesterday insisted he had no idea who did the slime job on Caroline Kennedy - although the source of the information is about as close t...

Paterson Still Undecided For Clinton Replacement

CBS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In Washington for Barack Obama's inauguration, New York Governor David Paterson ended up talking about Hillary Clinton and the U.S. Senate seat she re...

NY Governor Paterson Proposes $121.1B Tax Plan, Includes Taxes On Movies, Taxis, iTunes

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The New York Post reports that New York Governor David Paterson's new $121.1 billion tax plan proposal includes, among others, the following new taxes...

It's Pay-to-Gay Time

Kate Clinton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kate Clinton

It is sad that selling vacant senate seats is seen as a viable revenue stream in this economy. Desperate times.

Well At Least New York's Senate Seat isn't on eBay

Keli Goff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Keli Goff

We New Yorkers luckily have the governor we now do, and a good slate of candidates to choose from. Not a single scandal-plagued, prostitute-patronizing, tax-evading, child-porn loving, wacko in the far as we know.

The Ideal Combination for President: Women Governors

Laura Liswood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Liswood

McCain or Obama will be only the third president in history to go directly from the Senate to the White House. To me, women governors are more likely to possess the skills senators have to acquire.