While I (gack!!!) supported Kevin Parker against Simcha Felder when Felder ran for State Senate in 2008 (in a working class minority district where his fiscal conservatism was not a good fit), it is hard for me to conceive that (barring the return of Seymour Lachman—who may be a bit too modern Orthodox) this district could do any better than either Felder or David Greenfield (and Greenfield is supporting Fel
So, polls show that about 45% of the country supports a candidate who opposes any sort of tax increase under any circumstances, and about 45% supports a candidate who might consider some level of revenue enhancement to pay for vital infrastructure and other future-minded spending.
A lot of people wonder why I raise little complaints about ballot access challenges.
As regular readers of this department are aware, I have dedicated a perhaps inordinate amount of prose to the coverage of fringe candidates.
GZA meets ODB.
Today, I feel impelled to ask what they put in the water in the County of Queens.
The author notes: "Judge Jonah Goldstein, a 1940s Republican from New York, said famously, 'The Jews have three veltn (worlds): di velt (this world), yene velt (the next world) and Roosevelt.'”
Chutzpah Award: The Legislature's Black, Hispanic and Asian Caucus calls upon the Justice Department to reject the State Senate lines which its own Assembly members voted for 21-8 (with two excused absences).
The attached story, from 2002 (and several others I've found in my research), has made me revise my take on Queens hack Jeff Gottlieb's laughable, boss-blessed run for Congress.
On Pesach, we always bring out the good Silver.
I visited a kosher supermarket on McDonald Ave last Sunday to stock up for our week of De-Nile.
Today I went shopping for a hoodie.
A key part of the GOP narrative recently so successful in Brooklyn and Queens is that Barack Obama presents a threat to Israel and that one must vote Republican to send a message about where one stands.