Subject:

Gerald Walpin

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2009

    In Reversal, New York Gets Stimulus Money for Cops

    Earlier in the week the Feds said they weren't giving New York stimulus money for cops because our crime rate was already low. This sort of echoed fired Inspector General Gerald Walpin's argument that the New York City Teaching Fellows program shouldn't get any more money because it was already doi ... More >>

  • News

    July 28, 2009

    How AmeriCorps Led to Obama's First Scandal

    How a cash voucher for city teaching students hurt the President

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    This Week in the Voice

    ​School's Out! But the Voice Educational Supplement is in session. When cops made a bogus bust on 32 teens from Bushwick Community High, the kids kept their cool -- and won their case against the NYPD. Why? Because they'd been trained how to respond to police overreach and entrapment by their ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2009

    Congress Probing Obama's Firing of AmeriCorps Watchdog

    There's more today on President Obama's firing of Gerald Walpin, the inspector general for AmeriCorps who put out negative audits of City University's Teaching Fellows program and of former NBA star and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson's Hope Academy. The American Spectator writes that House Republic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2009

    More On That Fired Inspector General From the Folks at CUNY

    We heard today from Jay Hershenson, a senior official with City University, with more of that institution's views about Gerald Walpin, the Americorps inspector general who was fired last week by President Obama. Walpin was fired for being "confused" and "disoriented" and acting strangely in a board ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2009

    Obama's Inspector General Problem

    Hmmm, does the Obama administration have a problem with the watchdogs assigned to keep an eye on federal agencies? We ask because the Chicago Tribune is reporting that Obama's Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner [pictured] is embroiled in a dispute with an inspector general overseeing the government fin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2009

    Obama Fires Government Watchdog Critical of CUNY's Teaching Fellows Program

    President Obama may have a big political controversy in the firing of an inspector general overseeing the federal government's sprawling community service program -- and there's a New York angle. Federal watchdog Gerald Walpin [pictured] was fired last week, the White House said, for supposedly bei ... More >>

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