By Azi Paybarah 5/06/11 7:25pm
In his budget presentation, Mayor Bloomberg pointed a critical finger at state and federal lawmakers who reduced their aid to the city.
In response, Governor Cuomo’s spokesman, Josh Vlasto, emailed to say:
“Facing a historic deficit, Governor Cuomo passed a budget that included both tough choices and dramatic reforms to get the state’s fiscal house Read More
By Azi Paybarah 5/06/11 2:04pm
President Obama’s visit to Ground Zero yesterday was the image that led newspapers front pages in New York and around the country. The coverage decisions were complicated slightly by reports yesterday that Osama bin Laden had been plotting a new attack on Ground Zero in time for the 10th anniversary of 9/11 attacks.
The New Read More
By Azi Paybarah 5/06/11 12:54pm
By Azi Paybarah 5/06/11 3:44am
New York Times columnist Clyde Haberman is taking his act to the Internet.
Haberman emailed friends this evening to announce that after a somewhat abrupt ending of his 16-year print column last month, he’ll continue writing for The Times.
[S]tarting Monday I will begin a new column, offering my take Read More
By Azi Paybarah 5/05/11 9:11pm
President Obama Lays Wreathe at Ground Zero. Photo Credit: William Alatriste
White House: Netanyahu to visit on May 20. [JTA]
WikiLeaks: WSJ launches its own version. [wsjSafeHouse.com]
WikiLeaks: NYT and Guardian working on their own versions; WSJ passed at major WikiLeaks dump. [Joe Pompeo]
By Azi Paybarah 5/05/11 5:14pm
Barack Obama laid a
reef wreath at Ground Zero a moment ago. In visits to a fire house and police station, the president was accompanied by former mayor Rudy Giuliani.
Obama took a moment to chat with Mayor Bloomberg, NY Governor Cuomo and NJ Governor Christie, at Ground Zero.
Fox 5′s Greg Kelly [fixed], Read More
By Azi Paybarah 5/05/11 4:29pm
Of all the unflattering numbers in Donald Trump. Photograph by Michele Asselin Read More
By Azi Paybarah 5/05/11 3:24pm
By Azi Paybarah 5/05/11 1:37pm
Former President Clinton comes out in support of same-sex marriage, a sign of how far into the mainstream the LGBT agenda has become. (It was Clinton, after all, who signed things like the Defense of Marriage Act, which allows states the right to refuse same-sex marriages performed in other states; and Read More