Posts Tagged ‘ New York City ’

Fifth Nation Hurricane Relief Benefit

Fifth Nation Hurricane Relief Benefit

I realize I probably sound like a broken record by this point, but there is yet another benefit being held in New York City this week to assist those who’ve been more deeply effected by the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. For a mere eight dollar donation you can join me, among others, at Fontana’s...
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Disaster Relief

Disaster Relief

WNYC has been kind of enough to provide a page filled with answers to questions you may have about relief operations in the New York Metro Area. Staten Island Recovers has also set up a page for the victims of Hurricane Sandy in Richmond County.
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Hurricane Sandy Update

Update to the Update: The Atlantic has some remarkable pictures of the storm.  More Hurricane Sandy photos and videos, courtesy of GizModo. The New York Daily News is tracking Sandy.  Atlantic City is living up to its name, and parts of the Bronx appear to be underwater. Connecticut is also being hit pretty hard....
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Storm of the Century

Storm of the Century

As Hurricane Sandy makes its approach, it’s important to have access to relevant, useful information. In addition to possible flooding in low-lying and coastal areas, there’s also a high wind warning from the National Weather Service. You can find more information about Sandy’s development by looking at an interactive tropical storm tracking map, courtesy of Newsday....
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Hook ‘Em Horns!

With D Day fast approaching, it’s good to be reminded of how skewed the choice is in this presidential election. BTW, who is this “we,” the scion of the Bush dynasty speaks of? Something tells me that George Prescott Bush did not have that much trouble scraping together the funds to attend Rice University or...
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New York Liberty

New York Liberty

Update: The full live-tweet-all eight hours of wild libertarian action-is up on my Twitter account. Check it out here. Although I’m sure my libertarian readers are already aware of this, the third annual Liberty Fest will be held in SoHo at  Work In Progress this Saturday. Put together by Gigi Bowman, Ian Cioffi and Steven...
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Slice Out Hunger

Slice Out Hunger

One of the great organizations helping to feed the hungry in New York is City Harvest. Later today it will be the beneficiary of New York’s Biggest Pizza Party, as pizzerias from across the city, including my personal favorite, Di Fara, offer up delicious slices at St. Anthony’s Church.
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The Paradox of the PMOI

The Paradox of the PMOI

One simple word which encapsulates the sum of the aspirations harbored by Iranians throughout the world, both those in exile and those living, and suffering, in the land of their birth. It was one of the demands invoked repeatedly throughout the pro-democracy demonstrations which took place last week at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza. These protests were held against...
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Horatius at the Bridge (SION Conference: Part IV)

Horatius at the Bridge (SION Conference: Part IV)

The first gathering of the Stop Islamization of Nations Congress took place on the eleventh anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in the city-and nation-targeted by pan-Islamic jihadists on that clear September day. Considering the deeply-rooted religious and ideological convictions that were  to serve as the fulcrum of those massacres, it was only fitting that...
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Reclaiming Liberty: SION Conference (Part I)

Reclaiming Liberty: SION Conference (Part I)

Note:  Video footage, including a rousing speech made by the legendary Pamela Geller, as well as a moving speech by 9/11 mother Nelly Braginskaya, at Atlas Shrugs. Also, additional photos and footage provided by the indefatigable photo-blogger Urban Infidel.  If  there was a single, overarching theme to the first Stop the Islamization of Nations Congress, it was just...
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