A senior American official has already apologized for uttering “fuck the E.U.” in a leaked phone conversation, but Congressman Peter King commended her sentiment this morning in a radio interview, telling the host, “good for her.”
Mr. King told radio host Geraldo River that he agreed with the comments made by Victoria Nuland, the country’s top diplomat for European and Eurasian affairs, and made it clear he is absolutely not a fan of the European Union–which he called “self-righteous.”
The European Union is poking around midtown’s east side for space and is in talks to do a roughly 50,000 square foot deal at 666 Third Avenue, several sources told The Commercial Observer.
The lease at 666 Third Avenue is not yet done, but a person close to the EU said the organization is considering two floors at the building.
Last night at Community Board 3′s traffic and transportation committee meeting, the issue on everybody’s mind was whether to convert Avenue B into a one-way street. As it stands now, residents and business owners (with the possible exception of nightclub owners; nary a one showed up at the meeting) are fed up with traffic and Read More
We were talking yesterday to an expert on European Union expansion to Eastern Europe, Nat Copsey (who happened to be sleeping on our floor), and he raised an interesting point about the way American congressional districts are drawn.
Were the United States to apply for membership in the European Union, he told us, Read More
If you haven’t been following former Clinton advisor Dick Morris’s career with the same interest we have, you’ve missed his acquiring some interesting new friends. Aside from his main gig reading Hillary’s demonic mind for the New York Post, he turned up last fall in Ukraine beside the opposition leader, Viktor Read More
For some years now, the European Fine Art Foundation (TEFAF), a confederation of European art dealers’ associations, has organized a mammoth annual art fair in the ancient Dutch city of Maastricht. It’s billed as nothing less than “the world’s leading art and antiques fair,” and after a visit to this year’s fair, I can certainly Read More
Besides love, what the world needs now is a second superpower. The central feature of the New World Order has been the United States as “the world’s only superpower,” a position in which it has barely earned a passing grade. There have been moments when the United States has looked like the world’s only superbully. Read More