Derelicts Now Demanding To Live on the Streets As Matter of Right By August 19, 2015 Americas homeless are lawyering up to fight for a right to live on the street your neighborhood and personal safety be damned. Disease Centers By August 12, 2015 As the death toll rises to 12 in the Legionnaires disease outbreak, Mayor de Blasio and Governor Cuomo are playing politics, pointing fingers at each other.

From Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles, cities are struggling with a surge in people living in cardboard boxes and… But the truth is, the blame belongs to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

Steven Spielbergs new movie about the Washington Post is a reminder however unintended…

Hold the Big Celebration: States May Impose Their Own Obama Care-Type Penalties By December 27, 2017 Tax-reform legislation signed into law last week eliminates the federal penalty for not having health insurance, starting in 2019.

Thats good news for those whove been buying Obama Care to avoid the penalty, and even better news for those whove… Our Office Pool Posers By December 25, 2017 In memory of the late William Safire, place your bets now on possibilities for the year ahead.

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Annual markers graduation in spring, home football games in autumn, Veterans Day in November spike the tally.

Sightseers from across the nation and around the world show up…

Just as Mayor de Blasio has put New York City into a downward dive on the road to the 1970s, New Yorkers are about to get a 50th anniversary edition of William F. Ray Kelly Writes the Defense New Yorks Finest Deserved In Stop-and-Frisk Case By September 9, 2015 One of the tragedies of the stop-question-and-frisk case is that Police Commissioner Ray Kelly was dropped as a defendant.

It wouldve been better for the city if the plaintiffs had really tried to nail his own personal navy-blue hide to the wall…

Quirk in Senate Tax Bill Could Hold Big Surprise For Working Americans By December 10, 2017 Republicans are supposed to be the party that cuts the job-killing capital gains tax, not raises it.

But because of a quirk in the Senate-passed bill, the tax on capital gains may go up and for some types of long-held assets, fairly substantially…

Doubly so, given that hes doing so in the middle of an election. Religious Groups Waiting For Action by De Blasio On Use of Empty Schools By May 28, 2015 Within hours of the United States Supreme Court declining on March 30 to review the Bronx Household of Faith case, a lawsuit challenging New York Citys ban on private worship services in empty school buildings, Mayor Bill de Blasio responded with… That charge, after all, is being widely made by opponents of Indianas religious-freedom law. As President Obama scrambles for a deal with the Iranian mullahs, what would we be hearing from the last Democrat to get re-elected as mayor of this town? De Blasio Hits Up School For ,570 Per Pupil For the Right To Expand By March 16, 2015 The price of getting a new private school building built in Manhattan these days apparently includes a payoff of million for affordable housing. New York Police Crisis Beckons for a Strong Governor By January 2, 2015 As the crisis deepens between Mayor de Blasio and the cops, Im prompted to wonder what Calvin Coolidge would do.