PR parade sponsors refuse to honor unrepentant terrorist

New York's Puerto Rican Day parade continues to lose sponsors after NY City Council Speaker Melissa Viverito named unrepentant terrorist Oscar López Rivera a “National Freedom Hero” who will be honored at the June 11th parade. First Goya Foods, the parade's largest sponsor throughout its 60-year history, pulled its $200,000. The NYPD Hispanic Society and … Continue reading PR parade sponsors refuse to honor unrepentant terrorist

NYC to honor convicted terrorist as “National Freedom Hero”

Two days before leaving office, Barack Obama commuted Oscar López Rivera’s 70-year jail sentence unconditionally, along with 208 other grants of commutation. Oscar López Rivera was a founding member of the Marxist Puerto Rican nationalist terror group FALN (Frente Armado de Liberación Nacional). The FALN was the most organized, active, well-trained and deadly domestic terror group based in … Continue reading NYC to honor convicted terrorist as “National Freedom Hero”

Clinton for Mayor? It’s all about Foundation $

A lot of people seem surprised at the sudden:  Hillary Clinton for Mayor of NYC push. I'm not. Clinton for mayor talk makes perfect sense if you consider this: Because of demise of the Clinton brand, the Clinton Foundation resorts to bottom feeding, at least by their former fundraising standards. These people would have scoffed at … Continue reading Clinton for Mayor? It’s all about Foundation $

If We Can’t Call it Terrorism, We’re on the Verge of Orwell’s 1984

Attacks in New Jersey, New York, and Minnesota on Saturday were, by definition, terrorism. Websters' Dictionary says that terrorism is "the use of violent acts to frighten the people in an area as a way of trying to achieve a political goal." Today, we can add "religious goals" into the definition as well since nearly … Continue reading If We Can’t Call it Terrorism, We’re on the Verge of Orwell’s 1984

Trump does right thing by addressing urban issues in acceptance speech

By John Ruberry The mainstream media, which of course is no fan of the Republican Party and its nominee Donald Trump, in what must have been an act of collusion, almost immediately dismissed what I thought was an A- acceptance address as a "dark speech." Oh, why just an A- from me? I thought Trump's … Continue reading Trump does right thing by addressing urban issues in acceptance speech

The “experts” are wrong on Trump

By John Ruberry "What in hell do the experts know?" is something that Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley often said to his friends according to legendary Chicago newspaper columnist Mike Royko. The experts often lampooned the last machine boss, but despite his flaws--which included prickly relations with the city's rapidly expanding black population--he knew how to … Continue reading The “experts” are wrong on Trump

Sutekh on the Hudson

Amy Fowler Kane:You don't Like my husband, do you? Hotel Clerk:No. Amy Fowler Kane:Why? Hotel Clerk:Lots of reasons. This place was always busy when Frank Miller was around. I'm not the only one. Plenty of people think he's got a comeuppance coming. You asked me, ma'am, so I'm telling you. High Noon 1952 An Important … Continue reading Sutekh on the Hudson

New York City with Nothing to Do!

Look out the door and see if Boney's marching down the street, " said Hornblower. It was indicative of the innkeepers state of mind that he actually made a move to the door before realization came to him. C.S. Forester Hornblower During the Crisis 1967 If you turned to CNN or MSNBC yesterday you saw … Continue reading New York City with Nothing to Do!

New Hampshire, New York & a Warning to the Newcomers in Texas

At Hot Air an interesting post links to this Politico post concerning a side effect of the success of Texas: Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst said here on Saturday that Texas could turn blue if Republicans get “complacent.” “If we’re complacent, yeah, it could happen,” said Dewhurst, who last year lost to Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) … Continue reading New Hampshire, New York & a Warning to the Newcomers in Texas