David Paterson would have you believe that he did the only responsible thing by vetoing almost 7,000 appropriation bills passed by his former Democratic colleagues in the Legislature. He is even taking a veto victory tour, sustained by the fact that the Republican minority in the State Senate ... More >>
How a governor threw himself out of the game
Albany's such a mess. Now Fred Dicker at the Post reveals that Governor Paterson "secretly solicited five free tickets to last week's World Series opener, in apparent violation of the state ethics law..." But the cover-up, as always, is worse than the crime: A Paterson spokesman claimed the Yankee ... More >>
Image from Howie Klein's "Down With Tyranny" blog (downwithtyranny.blogspot.com)As my colleague Tom Robbins explained last month, Chuck Schumer has been flexing his considerable muscle to make sure that no elected Democrat challenges Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, the accidental incumbent, in a 2 ... More >>
City's top cop keeps his celebrity badge bright and shiny. By Graham Rayman Police Commissioner Ray Kelly must have New York City's crime under control, because he certainly seems to have a lot of time to hobnob with celebrities. Today's Page Six notes that Kelly appeared at a Christmas Party th ... More >>
Shirley Phelps-Roper is just like her notorious father except in one crucial way.