An Australian baseball player named Christopher Lane was shot to death in Oklahoma, allegedly by three local kids, two black and one white. The kids were questioned but presumed to have acted in self-defense, so they were let go, leading to a public outcry and an arrest... Whoops, actually the youn ... More >>
It wasn't exactly the warmest reception the mayor has ever received. Mike Bloomberg stopped by the House of Justice in East Harlem earlier today -- where apparently most local electeds that matter (or hope to matter) were making their MLK appearances. Folks in the audience packed tightly into one l ... More >>
Tom DiNapoli is too nice a guy. The state comptroller apparently can't say no to anyone who wants to meet with him, though he has a mixed record when it comes to delivering what his bellringers want. I've been reading half a foot of DiNapoli's appointment schedules from 2007 to now an ... More >>
The Times and the Daily News ran stories yesterday exposing the shady conspiracy that is the Paladino For The People campaign. The $53,000 tax lien against campaign spokesman Michael Caputo unearthed by the Times got a taunting "so what" from Caputo himself. Stiffing the IRS just proved agai ... More >>
Fox News' moneymaking psycho-shoutcreature Glenn Beck just launched a new website, called "The Blaze." Besides the fact that the marijuana allusion here is so within reach (point: the only thing that can make you dumber than hitting a bong all day is reading Glenn Beck's new site, etc, etc), ... More >>
Our local bodega is a lively place, where neighbors often gather to drink beer by the pet food shelves, which are near el baño. Maybe we shouldn't have mentioned that, as Governor Paterson, with the support of Reverend Al Sharpton, has vowed to send State Liquor Authority inspectors to ... More >>
Twitpic via M_Solomon. With last year's Long Island Walmart Black Friday stampede in mind, the National Retail Foundation has established training, security, and traffic flow guidelines to prevent recurrences; Walmart has established its own new guidelines, in compliance with an agreement ... More >>
Al Sharpton has gotten more selective in recent years about the causes he will endorse, but he could hardly have been expected to remain silent when his ex-wife and oldest daughter were arrested and issued disorderly conduct tickets after allegedly running a red light at 110th Street and Eighth Aven ... More >>
Sarah Palin's worst nightmare, Levi Johnston, is posing for Playgirl magazine, which is perfect for him--it's online and it's basically a bunch of pictures.
Funerals can be about politics, especially when the deceased is as influential as Bill Tatum was. The longtime owner of the Amsterdam News drew a crowd of hundreds at Riverside Church last Friday, and most of the speakers were politicians, including the minister who presided, Rev. Al Sharpton.None o ... More >>
People are still mad about Post cartoonist Sean Delonas' comparison of the recently slaughtered Travis the Chimp to someone connected to the stimulus bill who may or may not be Barack Obama. Al Sharpton has called for a boycott, picketers have appeared at the Post HQ, etc. Rightbloggers have struck ... More >>
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