NY Times: Feds Investigating Silver

Dec 30, 2014

In case you missed it, there was some late-breaking news last night: federal authorities, including US Attorney Preet Bharara and the F.B.I., are investigating Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver over payments he received from a "law firm that seeks real estate tax reductions for commercial and... read more >

Statement from Ed Cox on the passing of Sen. Owen Johnson

Dec 29, 2014

ALBANY... NYGOP Chair Ed Cox today released the following statement regarding Sen. Owen Johnson, who passed away on Christmas Eve at the age of 85:   "Affectionately known as 'OJ,' Senator Owen Johnson was a favorite of legislators, reporters and political leaders for his candor and... read more >

ICYMI: Three Must-Read Pieces from the New York Post

Dec 29, 2014

In case you missed them, here are three must-read pieces about Bill de Blasio and the NYPD that ran in the New York Post recently: There is Blood on hands of those Who Demanded 'Dead Cops' By Bob McManus December 21, 2014   "What do we want?" drones the blood chant.... read more >

The human flash-bang grenade

Dec 19, 2014

That's how Bob McManus of the New York Post described Andrew Cuomo this morning: "all blinding light and ear-cracking sound, but somehow nothing significant ever changes."   Such is the fate of New York after the first four years of Andrew Cuomo.  From this week's feckless fracking... read more >