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Bill de Blasio Policies & Positions On Issues
The Saint Patrick's Day parade is a big deal in New York City. The parade has been running annually each and every year, dating all the way back to the early days of 1762. Every year on March 17th, the city holds the parade that has come to expect an audience of roughly a million spectators and a few hundred thousand participants. Also of note, the parade is privately run.
"Sometimes I can't believe the things you say, Tom. So let's talk about the specifics." That was a response by current Governor Dannel Malloy to his running mate (R) Tom Foley, during their CBA debate to decide the next governor for Connecticut. And I think that line sums up well the feel of this gubernatorial race.
If you ever want to see a 'real life experiment' on how to turn Ayn Rand's philosophy into a state wide policy, then look no further than Kansas. Governor Brownback coasted to election four years ago on his promise to make Kansas a bastion of conservative orthodoxy.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon announced that he has ordered the Highway Patrol to take over all security and police operations in the town of Ferguson, Missouri after the local and country police force proved unable to properly handle the ongoing protests over the shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager who lived in the town.
Bill de Blasio News & Opinion Articles
|Sun Nov 15, 2015 | theatlantic.com|
This past may, Bill de Blasio, the first-term mayor of New York City, traveled south from his home turf to Washington, D.C. He had come to solve America’s problems. “What...
|Wed May 06, 2015 | rollingstone.com|
One afternoon in early April, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio strode onto the back porch of Gracie Mansion, the Upper East Side mayoral residence, to bask in the city's first...
|Sun Jan 04, 2015 | newyorker.com|
In 1960, James Baldwin, the American Orwell, wrote “Fifth Avenue, Uptown: A Letter from Harlem,” an essay that portrayed the ugly dynamic between white police officers and...
|Wed Dec 31, 2014 | rollingstone.com|
Brace yourselves for a weird night. There might be a little extra drama when the ball drops in Times Square, thanks to one of the more confusing political protests in...
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