When watching current County Executive Ed Mangano and former county executive Tom Suozzi fight to be the one to circle the bowl next, it’s hard not to get caught up in the partisan bickering.
I love him for who is and who he is becoming every day. I love him despite the fact that he is showing early signs of Republicanism.
Inspired by Ted Cruz’s reading of “Green Eggs and Ham” on the Senate floor.
The old pathways of the Joe Bidens and Robert Byrds are outdated, cast-away like the crooners of yesteryear in favor of digitally remastered voice recordings.
And while Congress busies itself by threatening to defund Obamacare at the risk of shutting down the government, we lay more Americans to rest.
What separates us from the third world and from the tyrants that run that world is not that we have weapons of mass destruction and that we are prepared to deploy them, but rather the opposite. We’re exceptional not for military might but for our restraint.
I was a quiet observer, trekking uptown through swarms of people who smoked in the streets of a midtown packed, like it was a street festival. We looked up and the day tingled with a feeling of something different, new, no school today.
Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about the economy. Not our economy, the shadow economy run by the corporate masters of America. You can’t see it. No one can. But trust me, it’s booming. It’s estimated that trillions of dollars from corporations, wealthy individuals and governments of small and corrupt nations are teeming through offshore [...]
We cannot save Bradley. Bradley Manning is dead. Chelsea is the answer to the vultures who feed on the deaths of others. She is the phoenix who rises from the ash.
“I’d prefer not to deal with this issue at all,” said the Vlad the Animal Farmer. “It’s like shearing a pig—too much squeaking, too little wool” Nonetheless, the Russian President issued a residence permit to this “unwanted Christmas present” named Edward Snowden. It will give Vlad the Fixer a year to formulate, “the smartest solution [...]