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  • Molinaro says he wouldn’t have invited Proud Boys leader to GOP club

    10/19/2018 10:53:54 AM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 13 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 15, 2018 | Yoav Gonen
    GOP gubernatorial candidate Marc Molinaro said Monday that he wouldn’t have invited the founder of a far-right organization to address the Metropolitan Republican Club on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The appearance of Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes’ club on Friday was followed by violent beat-downs of protesters outside that appeared to involve dozens of members of the group.
  • Why de Blasio Just Helped Republicans More Than Democrats While Campaigning for Gillum

    10/15/2018 8:57:03 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies ^ | October 15, 2018 | Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis
    Mayor Bill de Blasio was in the battleground state of Florida this past weekend campaigning for the Bernie Sanders-backed Democratic nominee for governor, Andrew Gillum, but it is most likely the Republican ticket of Ron DeSantis and Janette Nunez that he helped by being there. Here in New York City, we’re facing record high homelessness, deplorable conditions in city public housing, and a crumbling transit system. Homeowners have also seen a 44% increase in the property taxes since de Blasio took office and now a push to open more homeless shelters, jails and even heroin injection centers in their neighborhoods....
  • 25 Reasons I’m Not a Democrat

    10/15/2018 5:40:09 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 32 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 15 Oct 2018 | John Hawkins
    There are a lot of reasons I’m not a Democrat. For example, I believe that… 1. Jesus, America, and capitalism have been the three greatest forces of good in world history. 2. An attractive woman posing with an AR-15 beats a screaming feminist in a pussy hat 10 times out of 10. 3. You can’t #believeallwomen or #believeallmen; you have to #believetheevidence. 4. It’s wrong and disgusting to harass people in restaurants and at their home just because you disagree with them politically. Also if you block traffic to get attention for your cause, whatever it may be, I am...
  • Cuomo Backtracks: 'It Is Fine' to Be Anti-Gun Control, Anti-Choice

    01/21/2014 7:44:53 AM PST · by Morgana · 39 replies
    weekly standard ^ | DANIEL HALPER
    New York governor Andrew Cuomo came under fire for criticizing pro-life and pro-Second Amendment citizens of his state -- and saying "that is not who New Yorkers are." Their problem is not me and democrats, their problem is themselves. Who are they? Are they these extreme conservatives, who are right to life, pro assault weapon, anti-gay, is that who they are? Because if that is who they are, and if they are the extreme conservatives, they have no place in the state of New York. Because that is not who New Yorkers are. Now his office is backtracking and insisting...
  • A Tale of Two Cuomos

    01/23/2014 1:25:35 PM PST · by NYer · 15 replies
    Catholic Answers ^ | January 22, 2014 | Todd Aglialoro
    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo made news last week when during a radio interview he said “extreme conservatives” have “no place” in the Empire State. Who are these people? Among others, he said, those who are “right to life” or “anti-gay.”Later he tried to walk back this naked and nasty bit of intolerance, reassuring us that those who are “anti-choice” (one presumes he got a tongue-lashing from NARAL for saying “right to life” the first time) could stay in New York after all. But that bell, as the saying goes, can’t be un-rung.Catholics, of course, are “right to life”...
  • Cuomo riles up patriotism while calling for end of Trump

    10/14/2018 2:25:11 PM PDT · by EinNYC · 28 replies
    NY Post ^ | October 14, 2018 | Aaron Feis
    Gov. Cuomo did his best Uncle Sam impression on Sunday, preaching his love for the “red, white, and blue,” and sounding off against Washington partisanship — while still stumping for a Democrat-controlled Congress “that can stop this president.” “To govern, to live together, it can’t be red or blue. It can’t be conservative or liberal. You have to bring everyone together,” said Cuomo in an appearance on John Catsimatidis’s AM 970 radio show. “I think, frankly, that’s the point the president misses time and time again. He plays to the polarization.”
  • Cuomo blames Trump for ‘fanning the flames of racism’ after violent clash . . .

    10/14/2018 11:09:16 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 42 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/14/18 | AVERY ANAPOL
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) on Sunday called on the FBI to investigate violent clashes connected to the right-wing group the “Proud Boys.” In a statement, Cuomo blamed President Trump for the “hatred and violence” that he tied to the altercations. "The bottom line is that I hold the President responsible for demonizing differences, fanning the flames of racism and division and creating a fire of hatred and violence," Cuomo said.“These vile acts of racism, division and discrimination are repugnant to American values, and have no place in our state,” he added. Three men were arrested on assault and...
  • Cop-killer cast vote in Democratic primary thanks to Cuomo

    10/11/2018 11:51:53 AM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 3 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 10, 2018 | Carl Campanile
    Infamous cop-killer Herman Bell was among the parolees who voted in the Democratic primary between Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Cynthia Nixon, according to the Board of Elections. It’s not known whom Bell voted for — but records show his election district went with Cuomo by a better than 2-to-1 margin.
  • Cuomo hasn’t agreed to a single debate with GOP challenger Molinaro

    10/11/2018 11:45:21 AM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 16 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 10, 2018 | Carl Campanile
    With the election less than a month away, Gov. Andrew Cuomo still hasn’t agreed to a single debate with Republican challenger Marc Molinaro. Critics — who include Democrats — say that’s not how democracy should operate. “The opponent is not Donald Trump. The opponent in Marc Molinaro,” said City Councilman Ruben Diaz Sr (D-Bronx). “Stop hiding! Show the people why you deserve a third term.”
  • Who Was behind the Jeff Flake Set-Up?

    10/01/2018 10:09:26 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 58 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/01/2018 | John Fund
    ACORNÂ’s tactics live on in the senatorÂ’s elevator confrontation with activists from a Soros-backed group. On Friday morning, two women raced past reporters and security officers and blocked a senators-only elevator in the U.S. Capitol. They cornered Arizona senator Jeff Flake, who had just announced he was going to vote yes on moving Brett KavanaughÂ’s nomination out of the Judiciary Committee and onto the Senate floor for a full debate. The women wouldnÂ’t let Flake leave until they had yelled at him, face to face, for several minutes. Anyone who thinks the two left-wing activists acted without a well-thought-out plan...
  • Steve Hilton: Kavanaugh hearing shows divisive Democrats must be defeated before they destroy ..

    09/30/2018 7:57:40 AM PDT · by bitt · 40 replies ^ | 9/29/2018 | Steve Hilton
    "Before Thursday, I just disagreed with the Democrats. Now I'm frightened of them. They strike me as truly cruel. Calculating. Crazed with their own self-righteousness."
  • Cuomo blames weather for New York's population decline

    09/25/2018 4:33:56 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 98 replies
    Cuomo blames weather for New York's population decline Posted: Sep 25 2018 03:25PM EDT Updated: Sep 25 2018 03:31PM EDT ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo blamed the upstate weather for prompting New Yorkers to flee to other states. Cuomo told reporters Tuesday that while job losses and high taxes once drove people to leave New York, his administration has ended that trend and improved the local economic situation. He said many of the New Yorkers leaving the state now are doing so for personal reasons or decisions that he called "climate based." The comments came after Cuomo's...
  • Cuomo Attacks GDP as Measure of Economic Health [semi-satire]

    09/05/2018 9:57:30 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 4 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 2 Sep 2018 | John Semmens
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY), anxious to build on the momentum set in motion by his earlier assertion that “America was never that great,” demanded a better measure of the nation's economic health. “I know that the Trump Administration is touting last quarter's 4.2% rise in GDP as a sign that the economy is booming,” the Governor observed. “But is this really the best measure we can come up with? GDP growth never got as high as 3% during the Obama Administration. But can we really say that Americans weren't better off then?” “The problem with GDP is that it is...
  • vanity Cuomo slaughters Cynthia Nixon in NY Governor primary election

    09/13/2018 6:09:50 PM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 92 replies
    Insane lunatic, NY Governor, Cuomo, politically slaughters supreme Nutcase Cynthia. You do not want to know the's hilarious!!!
  • New York Primary Election Discussion Thread

    09/13/2018 5:45:49 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 17 replies
    Self | September 13, 2018 | PJ-Comix
    Okay, I don't see anyone else starting it so I'm starting this New York Primary Election Discussion Thread. The big election of interest in this primary is Menshevik Cuomo vs Bolshevik Nixon for governor in the Democrat party. The latest poll gave the Menshevik 40 points over the Bolshevik but I think it will be much closer. Also I think this race will be the prelude for the almost inevitable split of the Democrats permanently into their Bolshevik and Menshevik factions. The polls close at 9 PM. And if their are other races you want to comment on, have at...
  • Parolees Can Vote in the Primary - after 7pm (Sex Offenders, NY, Cuomo)

    09/12/2018 12:51:31 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 11 replies
    WBEN Radio ^ | 09/12/18 | Susan Rose and Brian Mazurowski
    Albany, N.Y. - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced an executive order earlier this year to allow 24,000 parolees to vote in upcoming elections after 7pm. That initiative will be on display for the first time Thursday as parolees, including sex offenders, head to the polls. Assemblyman Ray Walter of Amherst is warning parents. "I think parents need to be aware of it, school administrators need to be aware of it, and election officials need to be aware of it, and remove kids from after-school and athletic activities". Back in May, Governor Cuomo issued the blanket pardon, giving 24,000 parolees...
  • Andrew Cuomo Leads Challenger Cynthia Nixon By Forty Points Ahead Of Primary

    09/11/2018 9:24:18 AM PDT · by rktman · 22 replies ^ | 9/11/2018 | Evie Fordham
    Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo leads challenger Cynthia Nixon by more than 40 points ahead of Thursday’s Democratic gubernatorial primary, according to a poll published Monday. Sixty-three percent of “likely Democratic voters” favor Cuomo compared to 22 percent who favor Nixon, according to a Siena College poll referenced by 13 WHAM ABC. That represents an even bigger lead for Cuomo than he enjoyed in late July, when 60 percent of likely Democratic voters leaned toward Cuomo, and 29 percent leaned Nixon, according to The Wall Street Journal.
  • News Summary At This Hour-Tuesday 9/11/18

    09/11/2018 3:54:02 AM PDT · by Nextrush
    Nextrush Free ^ | 9/11/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    Good Morning on this Tuesday September 11th, 2018, the 17th anniversary of the Al-Qaeda terrorist attacks on the United States. In northern Syria 10-thousand or more Al-Qaeda fighters, thousands of Islamic State forces and other opponents of the regime of Syria's President Bashar Assad are under air and artillery attack ahead of a ground offensive. But the United States, United Kingdom and France are raising an alarm as the military action gets underway..... North Korea's ruler Kim Jong Un wants another summit meeting with President Trump.... President Trump urging residents of the east coast to stay safe as Hurricane Florence...
  • NY Gubernatorial Candidate Cynthia Nixon: Pass Medicare For All, Figure Out How To Pay For It Later

    09/10/2018 1:43:14 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 54 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/09/2018 | Jazz Shaw
    It’s four more days until the big Democratic primary in New York, and gubernatorial candidate (and actress) Cynthia Nixon is pulling out all the stops. In an interview this week, she returned to one of the favorite talking points of Democratic socialists these days, Medicare for all. Speaking with the New York Daily News, Nixon was adamant that lawmakers should move forward and pass “her plan” rather than listening to Governor Andrew Cuomo who has managed to resist the idea so far. And how will New York pay for this massive show of generosity to its residents? Nixon openly...
  • Cynthia Nixon and her supporters slam "anti-Semitism" mailer by Democratic Party

    09/09/2018 12:54:57 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 39 replies
    On the eve of Rosh Hashanah, Cynthia Nixon and her campaign supporters are demanding Gov. Cuomo and the state’s Democratic Party repent for a mailer emblazoned with her picture and the words “anti-Semitism.” “The mailers that Governor Cuomo and the NY State Democratic Party have sent out are not only an attack on my family, but on all New Yorkers,” Nixon tweeted Sunday. “At a time when anti-Semitic, Islamophobic, and other hate crimes are on the rise, it’s sickening to exploit people’s real fears like this.”