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  • ATU Hanles
    Almagamated Transit Union says overtime exemptions create 'Sweatshops on Wheels'
    While those opposing the rights of workers to organize want to promote the canard that it is all about money, one of the most important issues workers mention as a reason to organize is safety. A union contract creates enforceable rules to ensure...
  • Obama and Kerry
    Schumer wants Iran sanctions legislated to back up agreements
    According to Julian Pecquet, at The Hill, Democrat Senator Chuck Schumer is leading the legislation to put sanctions on Iran if they fail to live up to the content that is on the table for time-certain action. It is logical because the carrot in...
  • Obama and Biden in the Rose Garden
    How Obama invented and staged the 'government shutdown'
    Republicans never discussed or even mentioned the possibility of forcing a "government shutdown" over the debt ceiling at any point since Obama has been in office until Democrats intentionally went out of their way to bring it up...
  • The Tide
    The Promise of Amnesty is a Shrill Shrieking Fraud
    The current discussion about the immigration legislation that the so-called Gang of Eight is working on is 800 pages of shrill, shrieking fraud. It is only the latest message from Washington to the whole world; expect an amnesty. There isn’t...
  • Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY)
    Universal Background Check Bill Is Designed to Land You in Prison
    S. 374 just passed the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday on a vote of 10-8. S. 374 bears the Orwellian title "Protecting Responsible Gun Sellers Act of 2013." With all of the talk about "Universal Background Checks," it is...
  • Wasting precious time
    Time for the President to play some cards
    According to Speaker Boehner, there is no progress because the President and Democrats have provided nothing actionable. I want to see the President lead and have his party behind legislation that solves the problem. Pussy footing around is not...
  • East Coast begins to clean up and assess damage from Hurricane Sandy
    NY Gov. Cuomo calls climate change a reality, says everyone is vulnerable
    In the wake of the Superstorm, Hurricane Sandy, which struck the East Coast this week, it's appropriate to revisit the Climate Change debate. Governor Cuomo, while in the midst of overseeing disaster response in New York, seems to have done so...
  • Top Senate Democrat enters fray on party platform ommission
    Top Senate Democrat enters fray on party platform ommission
    A top Senate Democrat and staunch Obama ally has waded into the controversial Democrat National Convention platform amendment controversy.Regarding the Democrat’s 2012 party platform, Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., told The Associated Press...
  • American System
    Clarifying the politics of immigration
    Immigration law is controversial. Why?Most of us with exception of Native Americans have immigrant roots. At various times tides of immigrants came ashore from different places, taking their place at the bottom of the heap where they competed for...
  • Schumer demonstrates proper surrender form he expects from us
    Schumer threat to punish states relies on chronic and habitual lie
    “SCHUMER TO JUSTICE DEPT: CUT AID TO STATES THAT FAIL TO TURN OVER RECORDS TO NATIONAL GUN BACKGROUND CHECK SYSTEM,” a Nov. 15 press release from Sen. Charles Schumer, D-NY proclaims.Let’s disregard pointing out where the money...
  • Schumer: No link for arsenic, NY apples
    Schumer: No link for arsenic, NY apples
    U.S. Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) has jumped into a tempest in a teapot filled with apple juice and arsenic. For those who do not keep up with fringe news created by TV talk shows, host Dr. Mehmet Oz the other day brought up the matter of apple...
  • Safeway in Tucson, AZ
    Senators Gillibrand and Schumer on Meet the Press
    On Sunday's "Meet the Press" on NBC New York Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand spoke about the tragedy that occurred last week in Tucson, Arizona. As many will recall, on January 8, 2011 22-year-old Jared Lee...