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The Worst People in the World

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On March 27, 2019
Rockland County, New York, a center of anti-vaccination Jenny McCarthyism, is dealing with a measles outbreak, thanks to these idiots. It has taken the logical and overdue step of banning unvaccinated children from public spaces. This showed up in my Twitter feed: Rockland County New York has banned all unvaccinated under 18 from public places […]
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The World’s Smallest Violin

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On April 18, 2016
Call the waaaaaaaaaaaabulance! Bernie makes Wall Street executives feel so oppressed! Timothy Collins, 49, hears the lamentations about Sanders at the high-priced steakhouse he manages near the stock exchange. “You couldn’t conjure someone that would scare them more,” said Collins, who wore a gray suit with a pink tie and matching pocket square. “If he’s […]
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A year ago this week, the Working Families Party decided to endorse Andrew Cuomo for governor. He made “promises” to promote parts of the WFP platform. Guess how that worked out! From a strict scorecard perspective, the fact is that none of the legislative items that were supposed to have been part of it—from a […]
In the aftermath of Zephyr Teachout’s surprisingly strong challenge to Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic primary for governor of New York, there are a number of articles proclaiming that it is really meaningful. Joan Walsh, writing just before the primary, talks about Teachout reminding Cuomo that there is a liberal base and that you have […]

Siting Factories

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On October 17, 2013

Why should a corporation be allowed to move its factories wherever it wants? Take General Electric, who is moving its Ford Edward, New York production to (ironically) Clearwater, Florida. In response

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