William Bastone


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  • 17 years ago

    Rudolph Giuliani had barely announced his cancer diagnosis when mayoral aides and campaign officials began spinning his sickness. This brush with mortality, you see, will make the 55-year-old mayor a more well-rounded, understanding guy (good thin...

  • 17 years ago

    Memo to the good republican folks up in Rensselaer county: don't even think of trying to book mayor Rudolph Giuliani for a campaign tour of Troy's Treasures on June 18. He'll probably need to be dugout-side that afternoon for Emigrant Savings Bank...

  • 17 years ago

    On the night that Patrick Dorismond was outmatched by a cop’s Kahr 9mm, Omar Christie had the good sense to refuse to say no to drugs. When an undercover cop approached Christie looking for narcotics, the 18-year-old was only too happy to obl...

  • 17 years ago

    Hillary Clinton’s path to Sunday’s address on police matters has not been a smooth one. In fact, as with most things Clinton, the first lady has been careful, in light of the killing of Amadou Diallo, to not say much of substance about a...

  • 17 years ago

    Bill Bradley's in a bind: He never fought the gooks. He never got captured by the gooks. He never was tortured by the gooks. The Democratic presidential candidate's problem these days isn't exactly his pedigree. Bradley's Ivy League/Oxford/NBA r&e...

  • 18 years ago

    Other than Donna Hanover, does anyone have a more difficult job picking between Senate 2000 candidates than Brooklyn assemblyman Dov Hikind? Dov, you see, comes from a conservative Jewish district that has little use for Hillary Clinton (and seems...


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