He was an ineffective U.S. senator who went on to become a do-little governor of New Jersey. After a richly deserved defeat in his re-election campaign, Jon Corzine returned to the private sector and managed to preside over the collapse of the now-notorious brokerage firm MF Global.
Now comes word that the feds are preparing Read More
“You will surely make noise when I take you deep,” texted Representative Anthony Weiner, the great BlackBerry lover, to his virtual inamorata, Lisa Weiss, the famous dissident, aviatrix and Vegas blackjack dealer.
“Yes I will,” she texted back. “I will be sore for days.”
This past year took the world deep, and the world made noise, but unlike Ms. Weiss, it had, in its soreness, no luxury of bed rest.
Looks like The Times thought better of its headline “Bad Economy Weighs on Corzine and Christie in New Jersey.”
You can see that one along the top toolbar in the screenshot, but the new headline over the two pictures–which do kind of give the impression that Christie’s much-discussed girth is bearing down on Corzine–has been Read More
When political operative Joe Cardwell walked past the television cameras and into F.B.I. headquarters in Newark early on the morning of July 23, New Jersey Democrats could almost see the thousands of Democratic votes following him into oblivion.
Mr. Cardwell holds sway over Ward F of Jersey City, by far the largest municipality in Read More
While it may be my own warped sensibility, I find a common thread in the following recent news items:
• President Obama’s treatment of Harvard Professor Gates’ recent conflict with the Cambridge Police,
• Obama’s struggles with health care policy,
• Mike Bloomberg’s insistence on Mayoral control of education, and;
• The cascading pay-for-play political scandal Read More
An upcoming Law & Order episode might be "ripped form the headlines" of the Jared Paul Stern trial in which Ron Burkle accused him of extortion. The best part: A source tells the Daily News that Mr. Stern will be played by Mo Rocca! [NY Daily News]
Samantha Ronson has practically moved Read More