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  • The reforms New York needs to end corruption

    Thu 8:39pm By Claudia Tenney
    New York is by far the most corrupt political system in the country (outside of Washington, DC). Not only is Sheldon Silver going to jail but so is his Republican counterpart, former state Senate leader Dean Skelos. Dozens of other so-called public servants in…
  • Salon’s use of Hitler ad backfires

    Thu 11:39am By Yaron Steinbuch
    A German hairdresser used Adolf Hitler to promote her business — and to campaign against right-wing radicals — but the stunt didn’t wash with local authorities. Ursula Gresser, 28, used an image of the Nazi dictator in posters and fliers that featured a…
  • Thanks to Obama, ‘liberal’ is no longer a losing label

    Wed 8:51pm By John Podhoretz
    President Obama has made America safe for liberalism again — or at least the word “liberal.” That was made stunningly evident on Tuesday night in Indiana. Fully 67 percent of Democrats who went to the polls there identified themselves as “liberals.”…
  • Britain’s left is melting down over rampant anti-Semitism

    Mon 8:40pm By Benny Avni
    If you think Hitler was a Zionist, you might be an anti-Semite. If you say “problem solved” if Israel were transferred to mid-America, you might be an anti-Semite. If you — well, if you live in Britain you know the rest. The country’s Labor Party, its…
  • Supreme Court making it even harder to convict corrupt politicians

    Sun 8:19pm By Nicole Gelinas
    Tired of New York’s pay-to-play politics? Hoping that federal prosecutor Preet Bharara will throw Mayor de Blasio in prison along with, soon, former state lawmakers Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos? Keep hoping. The Supreme Court could make it harder to secure…
  • Bergen County’s first female African-American mayor dies

    Apr 25, 2016, 2:20 am By Chris Perez
    The first African-American woman to be elected mayor in Bergen County, NJ, died on Sunday after being hospitalized for “respiratory issues,” officials said. Lizette Parker, elected mayor of Teaneck in 2014, passed away at Holy Name Medical Center. She was…
  • De Blasio’s attorney isn’t happy over ‘criminal’ fundraising leak

    Apr 24, 2016, 8:47 pm By Yoav Gonen, Bruce Golding
    Mayor de Blasio’s longtime election lawyer lashed out Sunday over the leak of a damning government memo alleging criminality in Hizzoner’s fund-raising efforts for a failed, Democratic bid to seize control of the state Senate in 2014. In a letter to Risa…
  • Curt Schilling got fired for his common sense on bathrooms

    Apr 22, 2016, 7:39 pm By Linda Chavez
    ESPN decided to fire sports commentator and former Major League Baseball pitcher Curt Schilling for making allegedly ‘‘transphobic’‘ comments on Facebook. For the record, I believe an employer has the right to restrict an employee’s public speech if…
  • De Blasio, aides accused of ‘criminal’ fundraising activity

    Apr 22, 2016, 6:03 pm By Carl Campanile, Yoav Gonen, Kirstan Conley
    Mayor de Blasio and his top aides coordinated an illegal fundraising scheme to help elect Democrats to the state Senate in 2014, the top investigator at the state Board of Elections accuses in a blockbuster memo that recommends the DA investigate City Hall. In…
  • How trendy politics is killing Teach for America

    Apr 18, 2016, 7:41 pm By Naomi Schaefer Riley
    ‘Our sober assessment is that these are the toughest recruitment conditions we’ve faced in more than two decades.” That was Elisa Villanueva Beard, chief executive of Teach for America, explaining to supporters why applications to the program dropped 16…