Last week's Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act (aka the ACA, aka Obamacare, aka TreasonHitlerStalin) caught nearly everyone by surprise.
Among rightbloggers, most of whom had filled balloons and strung festive banners for a big post-overturn victory party, the scenes of shock and ho ... More >>
Runnin' Scared caught up with State Senator Gustavo Rivera yesterday to hear his thoughts on the ongoing redistricting battles in Albany. He testified on Monday at a hearing on the matter. (He wasn't able to attend a Bronx redistricting hearing yesterday at the Bronx Museum of the Arts -- whi ... More >>
Tomorrow is Harvey Milk's birthday. It's an official holiday in California for the first time (signed into law last year by the Terminator), and will be marked here in the city by a march beginning at the GLBT Center at noon.
Runnin' Scared spoke to the real-life Cleve Jones on the phone (portr ... More >>
Mr. Lunch CounterRand Paul, son of Ron and now the Republican candidate for Senate in Kentucky, was taken to task yesterday for the purity of his libertarian views.
His creed of anti-government liberty is so unalloyed by silly notions of fairness or anti-racisim, Paul was taken to task by li ... More >>
When civil liberties lawyer Norman Siegel showed up at his Madison Avenue law office at 9:30 on election night, he rested his hands on the shoulders on his young daughter and told a crowd of disappointed supporters that people had become disenfranchised in the city of New York. "I was at the polling ... More >>
The special assembly election Governor Paterson announced, then rescinded, in Queens is on again -- at least for the moment.
"Although there were concerns raised about last week's announcement," says the Governor, "after a comprehensive review of the issues at stake, I have determined that ... More >>