Posts Tagged ‘ City Room ’

Staten Island Rallies Against the NY SAFE Act

Staten Island Rallies Against the NY SAFE Act

Update: You can also read coverage of the event by the Staten Island Advance. The events of the past week have prevented us from discussing an issue dear to the hearts of many of our followers. Namely, the continuing, deliberate assault by public officials upon the intrinsic liberties of Americans. Specifically, the right to...
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The Forgotten Borough

The Forgotten Borough

Living in this city your entire life gives one the opportunity to experience things you would not normally encounter in any other part of the country. Many of these experiences are deeply unpleasant and disturbing, including periodic attempts, with varying degrees of success, by terrorists to blow up large sections of it, along with its inhabitants....
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Life & Art

Life & Art

That is one of the many unique artistic creations found at SMB Studio Arts Inc., an art studio/gallery in Eltingville, Staten Island which offers instruction to everyone from pre-school children to adults looking to pursue art as an avocation or career. I traveled there this past weekend for their Art & Music Event  intended to...
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Posturing

Posturing

Understand that America is God’s Crucible, the great Melting-Pot where all the races of Europe are melting and re-forming! Here you stand, good folk, think I, when I see them at Ellis Island, here you stand in your fifty groups, your fifty languages, and histories, and your fifty blood hatreds and rivalries. But you...
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Revolution/Evolution (Free Speech At The UN)

Revolution/Evolution (Free Speech At The UN)

Most New Yorkers-especially natives-are inured to the daily spectacle which makes their city something of a super-sized freak show. However, most of the time that sideshow is of the sort one normally expects to see in Coney Island, i.e. entertaining enough as a diversionary pursuit, but not so garish or mind-altering as to force...
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Voting Rights and Wrongs

Voting Rights and Wrongs

“Martyrs” — That was one of the many signs on display during an NAACP and SEIU-sponsored rally that took place this weekend  in opposition to David and Charles Koch, CEO and Executive Vice-President, respectively, of Koch Industries and universal left wing hobgoblins. The ostensible reason for the demonstration was the brothers’ contributions to the American Legislative Exchange Council,...
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Securing Our Home Town

  In light of Senator Gregory Ball’s “controversial” hearings into the homeland security dilemmas currently facing our state, I thought I’d provide you with some footage of Frank Gaffney’s testimony. The best argument on behalf of Senator Ball’s hearings is that they were condemned by the Council on American Islamic Relations, an off-shoot of the Islamic...
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