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The reality is that whites, or at least those that show up in midterm elections, don’t much care about voting rights. New York voters overwhelmingly rejected constitutional amendments that would have allowed for same-day registration and universal absentee voting in future elections. With all but a handful of local election districts reporting, Proposals 3 and 4 were […]
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Regressive Taxation Again

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On December 9, 2020
New York could raise money for its financially desperate public transportation by creating a wealth tax on the richest people in the world who live there (or “live there” given the amount of foreign cash stashed in high-end real estate near Central Park where the owners rarely ever visit). Or it could create a regressive […]
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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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