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Class Action for SoHo?

“If you’re going to tell people the truth, be funny or they’ll kill you.“ – Billy Wilder It’s difficult to believe that the Department of Transportation would feel comfortable about telling us the truth. And, that is, that Seniors and those with disabilities are being hit by cars and trucks — and they’re actually telling […]

The Candidates: Early Voting has Arrived!

Here’s your chance to show your Civic Pride in a world of confusion and danger to Democracy. So vote and “keep the faith baby” as Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. used to say — because this is the essence of what we are trying to protect. No matter what your take is on the obvious corruption […]

The Candidates: Kathryn Freed

In this voting season we will give you the best of the candidates running for office. Count on that. Kathryn Freed fought for SoHo as its Councilmember and sat on the bench in Supreme Court. D. Clark MacPherson Kathryn Freed Candidate for Democratic State Committee AD 65 Kathryn is a long time Lower Manhattan resident […]

No Guns or Butter

“Yes, people pull the trigger. But, guns are the instruments of death.” — Eliot Spitzer Everyone should be able to go to school, work, or to run errands and not be afraid for their lives. But with the outrageous gun laws in our country that cater to the extremist gun lobby and the politicians they fund, […]

The Hit & Run Crisis

“Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.” — Benjamin Franklin While there are more and more articles about pedestrians being hit by cars and trucks in New York City, there is little follow-up about what happens next. A recent article describes how a 12 year […]

What have the little birdies been saying?

“It’s never just a game when you’re winning” — George Carlin There are a couple of interesting races, or maybe-races, coming up. Ryder Kessler is running for Assembly, Tom Suozzi for Governor and perchance Pete Gleason for Congress. We’ll keep you posted on the progress each is making and whether the intel is correct. We’ve […]

Errata

“All work and no pay makes Jack a dull boy. All work and no pay makes Jack a dull boy.” — Jack Torrence It struck me that my now repeated stories about how I was crossing the street legally in SoHo and was struck by a car — as it turns out, with no license […]

Rallying around the May Pole

“I’m in a New York state of mind.” — Billy Joel So rather than try to rephrase things and fuck it up — since I’d likely get a nasty call from Sean Sweeney, here’s his organizations take on current politics. We supported Marte and he fortunately won. We have high hopes. A few others that […]

Just when you thought it was safe…….

“When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” — Yogi Berra Okay, so just in case you think I’m complaining…I am. My question is this. How can you function in a society where nothing works? Let me give you an example. A few favorite subjects immediately come to mind. First, let’s review […]

The 1st Amendment and the Free Press

“There’s a reason education SUCKS, and it’s the same reason it will never, ever,  EVER be fixed.It’s never going to get any better, don’t look for it. Be happy with what you’ve got.Because the owners, the owners of this country, don’t want that. I’m talking about the real owners now, the BIG owners! The Wealthy… […]

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