Eric Florack on September 20th, 2009

The New York Daily News is reporting as of about 10 minutes ago: ALBANY – In a stunning request, the Obama administration has made it clear to poll-challenged Gov. Paterson that the White House would prefer he not seek election to a full four-year term next year. The Obama administration sent the message through White […]

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Eric Florack on February 17th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere the ever more popular BitsBlog Nightly Ramble, the “Keep on Ramblin’” edition.   The hound the Wold and the Sheep deciding what to ahve for lunch: By way of Glenn, I note Reason TV asking: “Why does the United Auto Workers […]

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davidl on January 24th, 2009

Kirsten Gillibrand has been appointed to the Senate and Carolyn McCarthy is upset, Reid J. Epstien, Newsday: Rep. Carolyn McCarthy said Thursday Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand’s gun control views make her unacceptable for the U.S. Senate and threatened a primary challenge in 2010 if Gov. David A. Paterson selects the Hudson Democrat to replace Hillary Rodham […]

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davidl on January 23rd, 2009

Carolyn McCarthy is many things.  McCarthy is a widow, bitter,  and Congressional Representative for New York’s Fourth Congressional District.   However above everything else, Mrs. McCarthy is profoundly stupid. Mrs. McCarthy’s husband Dennis was murdered by Colin Ferguson December 7, 1993.    Ferguson has a black with a hatred of white.   This was before the age of the […]

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Eric Florack on January 23rd, 2009

Fox News, this monring: New York Gov. David Paterson will name Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand, an upstate Democrat, to replace Hillary Clinton in the U.S. Senate, a Democratic official with knowledge of the governor’s decision told FOX News on Thursday night. Gillibrand, elected in 2006, represents the state’s 20th congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives. […]

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Fred Dicker at :The New York Post: Caroline Kennedy last night withdrew from consideration to replace Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton – just two months after she rocked the New York political landscape by throwing her hat in the ring, The Post has learned. “I informed Governor Paterson today that for personal reasons I am withdrawing […]

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That’s OK, Jon. Tell ya what; Greenwald can claim I’m pro-torture, if he likes… because under some conditions I am. .. and for all the moralizing that’s been thrown at the issue, nobody’s ever come up with an even remotely lucid reason against it that can be used under all conditions, thereby negating the blanket ban […]

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davidl on March 28th, 2008

It still seems a long shot, but could Rudi Guiliani still make to the White House, in 2013?    New York has been a stepping stone for governors aspiring to become president, both Roosevelt’s,  Thomas Dewey, and even George Pataki.    The New York Post reports that if David Paterson resigned and a special election if called, Guiliani […]

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Eric Florack on March 25th, 2008

The Democrats… the gift that just keeps on giving, one scandal after another. In his first television interview since his former boss, Eliot Spitzer ((D) was ousted, Gov David Patterson (D)  has added fuel to the flame. Says the New York Observer: “I tried it a couple of times,” he said in an interview with […]

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davidl on March 22nd, 2008

— and the whore you rode in on, WHEC-TV: I-Team 10 has learned a Rochester woman plans to sue Monroe County after last month’s chain-reaction pile-up on Interstate 390. The woman suffered a broken hip, fractured knee and other injuries after the car she was riding in was hit by several other cars. Thirty-six cars […]

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davidl on March 21st, 2008

This one sure didn’t take long, Jacob Gershman, Sun, New York:  Concern is growing in Albany over the prospect that, even as Governor Paterson races to get on top of the budget crisis, the disclosures of his private sexual affairs have damaged – perhaps irreparably – his capacity to execute the state’s highest office. Dogged […]

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davidl on March 20th, 2008

If this were a boxing match, it would have been called.   Another say, another David Paterson mess,    The Daily News, New York, reports, “Gov. Paterson says he may have used campaign cash for hotel hookup:”   Gov. Paterson admitted Wednesday he may have improperly billed his campaign for at least one hotel tryst with a girlfriend. The […]

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davidl on March 19th, 2008

Can we say Governor Bruno?    David Paterson has been governor of New York for two days, and we now know of two mistresses.   Fredric U. Dicker, New York Post:  March 19, 2008 — ALBANY – An attractive Olympic gold-medalist says she had a close personal relationship with Gov. Paterson earlier this year – during which time she recorded […]

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davidl on March 18th, 2008

Another morning in New York.  Another governor.  David Paterson was sworn in yesterday.  And oh  by the way, another sex scandal.   Juan Gonzalez, New York Daily News: The thunderous applause was still ringing in his ears when the state’s new governor, David Paterson, told the Daily News that he and his wife had extramarital affairs. In […]

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