Tag Archives: OWS

Bloomberg Says N.Y.C. Crime Was Down in 2011. Really???

Is crime really down across New York City? On December 29 the NY Times reported on Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg‘s news conference at City Hall “where he heralded what he said was the 21st consecutive year that the number of … Continue reading

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2011 Post-Mortem Winners & Losers

The Year That Was – Winners & Losers Winners Governor Andrew Cuomo – Nearly snatched defeat from the jaws of victory by publishing his Year 1 list of accomplishments. Surprisingly, he didn’t take credit for the $785 million regional economic … Continue reading

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Open Mike, Nov. 24 – 27 – The Arena | POLITICO.COM

Top political books of 2011; Open Mike, Nov. 24 – 27 – The Arena | POLITICO.COM. The Arena asks: What political issues are on your mind this weekend? BENJAMIN: “OWS, the Tea Party, Guy Fawkes, and the call of John … Continue reading

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Are you John Galt?

OWS, the Tea Party, Guy Fawkes, and John Galt I finally saw the film adaptation of Ayn Rand’s novel Atlas Shrugged and my curiosity was piqued. The novel is championed by conservatives and libertarians as a defense of capitalism and … Continue reading

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