Painful Taxes, Big Oil, Gay Marriage and New York

Amtrak ridership is up significantly, but the old infrastructure can’t take the influx of passengers. [The Real Estate] The groups

Amtrak ridership is up significantly, but the old infrastructure can’t take the influx of passengers. [The Real Estate]

The groups suing David Paterson over his gay marriage directive will probably not succeed. [Intelligencer]

John McCain keeps going with the Barack Obama-elitist thing in this new spot, adding a bit about "painful taxes," which sounds just awful. [YouTube]

Despite Obama’s attempts to paint McCain as cozy with "big oil," the Democrat has actually received more donations from oil company employees, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. [CNN]

Disgraced former Councilman Dennis Gallagher spent his last weeks in office eating lavishly at restaurants with campaign money. [The Forum]

Painful Taxes, Big Oil, Gay Marriage and New York