The Gateway (Andrew Hevesi Has Onions Edition)
The Partnership for New York City gets it--a tax cut is still a tax cut and they'll take what they can get.
Meanwhile, Cuomo gets credit for increasing taxes on the rich while giving them a cut.
One supposes the Occupiers will claim credit, even though they had to be dragged kicking and screaming to even take a position, but in the end more credit goes to the budget abyss, which was too large to deal with any other way. Even the Partnership did not see further draconian cuts of the type needed to the advantage of their interests. Cuomo Pushes Higher Tax Rates for Big Earners www.nytimes.com
If there were a local version of "The Onion," it would be hard for them to beat this headline. Andrew Hevesi poised to use new Assembly powers to hunt for corruption on Gov. Cuomo’s turf www.nydailynews.com
Sick Bigoted Scum Who Should Be Redlined Out of the Civilized World Department:
Can't help noticing that the NAACP's proposed map--which we should assume is a black political establishment map-- would severely diminish Ed Towns' presence in Brownstone Brooklyn and increase it in the white southern area. It would also move Greg Meeks into Nassau and Charlie Rangel into Mount Vernon--all of which was predicted in this Department. NYS NAACP Unveils Proposed Redistricting Maps www.nydailynews.com
Yvette Clarke on her district's new arrivals:
“New residents tend to be immigrants and tend to be non-people of color".
The Romneys: Brainwash, rinse, repeat.
The more things change....Like Father, Like Son andrewsullivan.thedailybeast.com
Frank: "Hitler was evil, Saddam Hussein was evil, Stalin and many of his successors. Mugabe."
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