Category Archives: Finance

Bronx Insurgent Raises Astounding $198,000 War Chest

[This post has been edited.] This just in! Bronx Democratic insurgent and Obama acolyte Michael Blake raised an additional $38K bringing his fundraising total to nearly 200,000. Team Blake has spent an equally astounding $155,000 three weeks out from Primary … Continue reading

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Update!!! CAMPAIGN TRAIL: 32-Day Pre Primary Disclosure reports – 79 AD

The 32-Day Pre Primary Disclosure reports are going online at the NYS Board of Elections later this afternoon. [This post was edited 8/12/2014 at 12:18PM.] In the contested 79th AD: Marsha Michael, backed by the Bronx County Democrats, reported taking in $22,970 in … Continue reading

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Sen. Rev. Ruben Diaz, Sr. Challenges US Justice Department & NYS AG Schneiderman

State senator Rev. Ruben Diaz, Sr. has released another of his columns (see below) questioning the delayed arrest and prosecution of Clement Gardner, the disgraced former fiscal officer at the Christian Community Benevolent Association founded by Rev. Diaz.  He calls … Continue reading

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POLITICO Arena: Is Pelosi’s Colbert ad a flop?

POLITICO Arena: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has released an ad attacking political comedian Stephen Colbert and his super PAC,in which she accuses “The Colbert Report” host of taking money from special interest groups.  The Pelosi ad pushes for the … Continue reading

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Electric trucks to be made in the Bronx

This week, Governor Andrew Cuomo made a curious announcement of an electric vehicle truck plant to be built at a converted warehouse in the Bronx with the assistance of state and city incentives valued at over $6 million.  But six days … Continue reading

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TRANSCRIPT: Bloomberg Outlines Super Committee Proposals

The Page by Mark Halperin | TRANSCRIPT: Bloomberg Outlines Super Committee Proposals. “Thank you, Elaine and Neera, and good morning. This happens to be Election Day, although there aren’t too many big contests today – unless you count Dancing with … Continue reading

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The Rich Answer Harshly (Prov. 18:23)

The poor plead for mercy, but the rich answer harshly (Proverbs 18:23). “Wealth attracts many friends, but even the closest friend of the poor person deserts them.” (Proverbs 19) These verses from Proverbs are apt descriptions of the tenor of … Continue reading

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Bloomberg and Koch Split Over Blame for Economic Crisis

Bloomberg and Koch Split Over Blame for Economic Crisis – NYTimes.com. For Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, a pragmatic alumnus of Wall Street, arguing over who is to blame for the nation’s financial crisis is a waste of time. But for his … Continue reading

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