Tag Archives: Andrew Cuomo

Trump threatens to cut funding for schools that don’t reopen

Recently, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) rolled out a 9-page checklist for school districts, listing things that, in their judgment, would need to be done before schools could safely be reopened to children. These guidelines, in the words of CNN’s Ana Cabrera, encourage, among other things, “staggered scheduling, a back-up staffing plan, modified seating […]

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Jared Kushner, having failed to deliver peace to the Middle East, is reassigned to manage the Trump administration’s COVID-19 response

I know I said yesterday that I wanted to spend more of my time thinking about positive things that people are doing here in our community, and less time considering Donald Trump’s negative impact on the lifespans of my loved ones, and I really meant it at the time… but then I read that the […]

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Emboldened by his Republican enablers, Donald Trump appears to threaten the state of New York, suggesting that their economy will be made to suffer until investigations into his criminal activities come to an end

During Donald Trump’s Senate impeachment trial, a number of Democrats, when discussing what the future might look like, if the Senate refused to do their job and remove the President from office for attempting to coerce the Ukrainian government into announcing a bogus investigation into Joe Biden, suggested that we could see individual states being […]

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Thanks, New York

Is this image offensive to gay people? If so, let me know and I’ll replace it with the photo of Ernie and Bert that’s been circulating through the tubes today. This was just the first thing to come to mind when I decided to commemorate the passage of New York’s Marriage Equality Act with a […]

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The unrepentant sons-of-bitches who are fighting banking reform

It’s been one year since the investment bank Lehman Brothers went belly up, putting into motion a chain of events that would culminate in some $600 billion in American taxpayer money being given away to corporations like AIG, Bank of America and Goldman Sachs. To commemorate the day, and breath new life into his stalled […]

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