The key question coming out of this election is whether Mike Bloomberg got the message. Can he listen to voters he'll never face again? If Bloomberg L.P took a hit like he did Tuesday, wouldn't the company take stock and make real changes?
Bloomberg spent $80 million in 2005 and won by 19 p ... More >>
It may not be around much longer, but it seems worth noting that the new seven-member city Board of Education that met last week for the first time after the mayoral control law lapsed includes not a single current public school parent as a member.
The closest to having a personal vested interest ... More >>
We gotta admit, we thought it was a bluff. We assumed that when the Albany Coup senators let mayoral control of schools lapse at midnight, no one would step forward and say, "it is the time of the Judges!" But the Board of Education rose from the dead today and is meeting at the Tweed Courthouse to ... More >>
Well, some cowboy's Goin' Galt in Brooklyn Heights, anyway. Photo (c) Charles D
Rightbloggers decided President Obama is a fascist. Despite this, and the aid and comfort he gives to pirates, the voters like him anyway -- which figures, since many of them are apparently socialists. Which may be wh ... More >>
The Mayor stepped up his drive to take back from uniformed city employees -- including cops -- of their gold-plated pensions via his deputy, Ed Skyler, last seen here chasing down a mugger. Skyler told the Citizens' Budget Commission that the current pensions are "not only obsolete but unaffordable, ... More >>
Breaking! A top Bloomberg aide tackled a mugger! The skel grabbed a lady's cell phone and he and three other skels took off with deputy mayor Ed Skyler in pursuit! Skyler grabbed the skel and took him down (with the help, an NYPD spokesman tells the Daily News, of "the individual slipping on ice")! ... More >>
Comptroller William Thompson having spelled out yesterday the dire state of the city's economy, Mayor Bloomberg is expected to fill us in today at noon about his draconian budget plans. To dull our outrage, he has leaked some details, which appear under headlines like amNY's "Grim economic update li ... More >>