Ed Skyler

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    Barrett: Just How Strange and Pathetic was Bloomberg's Victory?

    ​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 >>

  • Columns

    September 29, 2009

    Bloomberg's Term Limits Scheme

    How Mayor Mike gamed the system

  • News

    September 1, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    Our New Board of Ed: Seven Members, No Kids Now in School

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    Board of Ed Revives But, Packed with Shills, Will Do Nothing

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2009

    Cheek, in Review: 7 Days of Runnin' Scared

    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 why ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2009

    Times: Skyler, aka Batman, Runs City

    A former PR exec at Bloomberg LP now runs the city, says the Times. Deputy Mayor Ed Skyler not only commands an $18 billion budget and a staff of 95,000 -- he also chases down muggers and gets squeegee men arrested. "Ed is literally Batman," says fellow deputy Kevin Sheekey, who mentions that Skyle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    Deputy Mayor Decries Cop Pensions as "Obsolete" and "Unaffordable"

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2009

    Deputy Mayor Almost Catches Mugger

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2009

    Mayor To Deliver "Grim Economic News" at Noon

    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 >>

  • News

    November 19, 2008

    The Transformation of Mike Bloomberg

    How the benevolent billionaire with no political debts ended up owning us all

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2008

    3 Bloomberg Aides Oppose 3rd Term, Says Times

    Let's recap: Mayor Bloomberg is coyly against term limits, and coyly seconded by most City Councilmembers; Mark Green and Bill Thompson are for limits, and Anthony Weiner open to a referendum that could end them; and Charlie Rangel just wants the issue to go away. Now the New York Times says three ... More >>

  • News

    December 20, 2005

    Mayor Mouth

    Tabloid Bloomy Goes Thuggy, Trades Big Schtick for Big Stick

  • News

    February 8, 2005

    Odd Man Out

    With his fancy footwork over gay marriage, Bloomberg could be stepping on too many toes

  • Columns

    August 24, 2004
  • News

    August 3, 2004

    They'll Take Manhattan

    Activists again eye Central Park, central streets

  • News

    June 11, 2002

    Hip-Hop Hollas at City Hall

    But Were They Really Saying Something?

  • News

    May 7, 2002

    Bias Murder Revisited

    After 11 Years, Hope for Justice in Latino’s Beating Death

  • News

    March 19, 2002
  • News

    October 30, 2001

    The Best Campaign Money Can Buy

    Team Bloomberg in the Chips

  • News

    July 14, 1998


    That Corporate Rodent Descends Upon Central Park Again