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ADL: Mainstream Groups Embracing Fringe Hate

Written by John DeSio on . Posted in Politics, Posts

The Anti-Defamation League has just issued a new online report outlining how mainstream anti-immigration groups have begun embracing the tactics of more extremist, racist hate groups in getting their message across. The report, titled "Immigrants Targeted: Extremist Rhetoric Moves into the Mainstream," can be found here. There’s nothing New York specific in the report, but [&hellip
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NY Flavor In ‘WE Vote’ Campaign

Written by John DeSio on . Posted in Politics, Posts

The WE television network has launched a new campaign designed to get one million new women registered to vote in time for the presidential elections. The campaign, called "WE Vote 08," features quite a bit of New York flair. It’s co-chairs are two former New York Congresswomen, Geraldine Ferraro (who also was the Democratic vice [&hellip
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Chuck Norris Backs Mike Huckabee

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Actor and internet-sensation Chuck Norris has announced his support for Republican hopeful Mike Huckabee for president. Norris made the announcement in a column at conservative website World Net Daily. Quote: It’s time to quit choosing our leaders based solely upon charisma or one strong suite, and move back to being a culture which esteems and [&hellip
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Thanks For Visiting NJ, Please Take Us With You

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Who knew so many New Jersey-ans hated New Jersey? A Monmouth/Gannett poll released yesterday found that 49% of all New Jersey residents would leave their home state if they could, compared to 44% willing to stick it out in the Garden State forever. The poll found that those looking to leave tend to be younger [&hellip
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A Risque Appropriation?

Written by John DeSio on . Posted in Politics, Posts

Yesterday David Freddoso of the National Review took New York’s Senate delegation, Hillary Clinton and Chuck Schumer, to task over a $350,000 funding earmark they have requested for the Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC). The money will fund a methamphetamine program, but Freddoso took a look at the GMHC website and wonders what else the [&hellip
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Brooklyn LGBT Dems To Dear: Come Forth And Be Judged

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The Lambda Independent Democrats, Brooklyn’s LGBT political club, has issued a letter to Brooklyn Democratic Chairman Assemblyman Vito Lopez asking him to produce former City Councilman Noach Dear (left) for the club’s October 22 judicial forum. Dear took the primary victory in September for Brooklyn’s 5th Municipal District civil court seat largely due to his [&hellip
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