Analyzing NYC’s Mayoral Elections: Adolfo Carrión, Jr. (Part II of V)

By: Friday November 1, 2013 4:30 pm

I must admit, before October 9th, I had never heard of Carrion before. Watching him in the debate with only Joseph Lhota did not impress me at all and I decided to view his policies as I felt I was not aware of what he represented.

 

Analyzing NYC’s Mayoral Elections: Introduction (Part I of V)

By: Sunday October 13, 2013 12:00 pm

In another usual night at the dinner table with my parents, my father had the television on with the October 9th mayoral debate in New York City featuring Republican candidate Joseph Lhota and Independent candidate Adolfo Carrion, Jr. What was interesting, as was noted, is Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio not showing up to the debate and was criticized not only by the candidates, but others in the media as well.

Fatster’s Pre-Labor Day News Roundup

By: Monday September 3, 2012 6:15 am

Fatster rounds up the news from around the globe, with links to stories about South African miners, Green on Blue, Iran’s nuke program, international spy, War crimes trials for Bushs/Blar?, UK business vs austerity, Wall Street prosecutions, Gov Martin O’Malley, Mayor, Villaraigosa, Schlafly vs Rove, sub-truth marathon, PA voter ID, three charts, rape vs pregnancy, and much more.

Livestream for #Occupy Movement: Syracuse Eviction Watch

By: Wednesday January 18, 2012 8:50 pm

The Mayor and authorities in Syracuse, New York are still threatening to evict Occupy Syracuse, and that may happen at any time tonight or early morning Thursday. We will have this live ustream video up during the night in case anything happens.

Rahm Ramps up the Repression in Chicago: New Protest Rules Ahead of the G-8/NATO Meetings

By: Tuesday January 17, 2012 12:00 pm

Ahead of the overlapping G-8 and NATO summits in Chicago May 19th-21st Mayor Rahm Emanuel has ramped up the repression of principled dissent in a city that has quite the history of it. New restrictions on parades and demonstrations go far beyond current rules.

Chicago F***ing Election Results

By: Tuesday February 22, 2011 6:01 pm

Congratulations, Chicago! You’ve got a new motherfucking mayor!

The Rahm Campaign, Day One: Welcome Home, Dude!

By: Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:05 am

Between being captured using the hand-sanitizer on camera and the discovery that his “I’m baaaaack!” video was made at his home in DC, things are a little bumpy for Rahm, to say the least.

Rahm to Leave White House By End of Week; Gutierrez Attacks Him on Immigration

By: Tuesday September 28, 2010 6:04 am

Probably a good thing for Rahm he decided to step down before he was pushed. But as for entering the Chicago mayor’s race — well, that might be a complex and difficult task.

VIDEO: Obama Gives Not-So-Subtle Hint to Rahm “Thing That Wouldn’t Leave” Emanuel

By: Monday September 27, 2010 12:15 pm

In case anyone had doubts that Rahm is being nudged out of the White House, Obama just erased them.

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