Eric Cantor met his wife in a liberal hotbed.
The Republican House majority leader apparently went on a blind date with his wife, Diana, at The New Deal, a now-defunct SoHo restaurant with an FDR motif.
As detailed by the Observer, the fiscal conservative told the Association for a Better New York ... More >>
In a humbling morning for our country today, President Obama spoke to the press about the dismal June unemployment numbers -- we're now at 9.2% unemployment, with a mere 18,000 jobs added last month -- while Americans stood by to watch the bittersweet launch of the Atlantis, marking the last ... More >>
At McSorley's in the East Village, there's a chandelier (more of a mobile, really) made of poultry wishbones. Since the watering hole has been around since the 1850s, the decoration skews older -- "that portrait of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, or that wanted poster for John Wilkes Booth," for i ... More >>
The effort by Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and the Republican-led state legislature to deprive the state's teachers of collective bargaining rights was catnip to rightbloggers last week. This is because it involves two of their traditional objects of hatred: Unions and public education.
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November 17, 1966, Vol. XII, No. 5
Koch Upsets Incumbent, But No Other Surprises
All the incumbents who ran in the Greenwich Village area won election on November 8, except Republican Councilman Woodward Kingman, who was defeated by D ... More >>
Being Veterans Day eve, it was fitting that past and present employees of the Manhattan District Attorney's office gathered last night to honor their outgoing boss, Robert Morgenthau, who has headed the office since 1975.
Morgenthau is a veteran of the Second World War where he served as a L ... More >>
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from area basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power.The Counterfeit CandidateAuthor: Kent H. SteffgenPublisher: National Issues, Las VegasDat ... More >>
Manhattan D.A. Robert Morgenthau will not run for reelection this year, says the Times. That's too bad. Morgenthau has served in the office since 1975. His skills were forged in an altogether livelier era of New York criminality, and seem not to have declined with age, as was shown in Tom Robbins' r ... More >>
Your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power.
Weep No More, My Lady
Author: W.E. Debnam
Publisher: The Graphic Press, Raleigh, North Carolina
Date: 1950 ... More >>