Press Ignores the Downtown Public That Stop the Trial
If you read today papers you get the felling that NY pols were all against the trials in NYC from the beginning and got the trial moved. The real record shows had there been no protests by the residents of lower Manhattan the trials in NYC would have taken place. If you follow the blog Civic Center Residents Coalition NYC you will see the truth that it was a grassroots movement by residents of lower Manhattan that got the public movement going that stop the NY trials. The Trial was announced for in November of 2009. The protests started in January 2010 long before the mayor or other pols came out in public against the trial. Community Board Chair Julie Menin become the first community spokesperson against the trial.
The People's Rebellion Against the NYC Terror Trial Starts in January 2010
Daily News reporter labels Chinatown Grassroots protesters of the 9/11 terror trials "chickens" (Feb 17, 2010) * What you can do to get the Terror Trials on the Community Board 3 agenda: call and write your community board (Feb 7, 2010 * Daily News Coverage of the Press conference across the street from the Court House FEb. 6 2010 Residents protest holding 9/11 terror trial of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed in New York * Gov. Mike Huckabee with Cb1 Chair Julie Menin And Civic Center Residents Coalition Jan Lee - National Coverage on "The Huckabee Show" * TRIBECA TRIB Coverage of the press conference - "Move the terror Trials"
A Real New York Tea Party In the Spirit of 1776
Residents to Feds: Make a Decision and Move the Sept. 11 Trials (Feb 5, 2010)Shame on The Daily News for allowing their columnist Patrice O'Shaughnessy to publish her article labeling The Civic Center Residents , the neighbors of the Moynihan Court House, and the entire Chinatown community as "chickens" for protesting against the decision to have the terror trials in Chinatown. (Civic Center Residents Coalition NYC)
Holder gripes as 9/11 fiend now faces Gitmo tribunal(NYP) * Holder's ungracious punt(NYP Ed) *In a Reversal, Military Trials for 9/11 Cases (NYT) * Bloomberg Hails Moving of Terror Trial (NYT) * U.S. Reverses on 9/11 Trials(WSJ) * Daly: Our job was to bring 9/11 mastermind KSM to sure and swift justice. We didn't.(DN) * President Obama made right decision on the trial of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed harder than it had to be (DN Ed) * The horror of 9/11 comes back in the words of the indictment of mastermind of the murderous attack (DN Ed) * Trial Of 9/11 Mastermind Headed For Military Tribunal (NY1) * The DN’s editorial page supports the about-face.* The Post didn’t approve of Holder’s “ungracious” demeanor.
NY Times Calls New Yorkers Against the Trial Cowards
Prosecutor Demolition Team: "Gambled with Lives for Money"
Deutsche deathtrap 'gamble' Trio blasted as trial begins in fatal GZ blaze (NYP) * Prosecutor Says Profit Was Behind Deutsche Fire (NYT) * Prosecutors Fault Demolition Team(WSJ) * Deutsche Bank Fire Trial Begins With Prosecution's Opening Arguments (NY1) * Defense Opens In Deutsche Bank Fire Trial (NY1)
Is Bloomberg Using the Dictator in Bananas As His Role Model?
In the move Bananas the dictator Woody Allen to his subjects to changes there underwear on the outside and change it ever half hour. Bloomberg wants the workers at the Dept of Health to smell and eat a certain way. Health Dept Employees Are Not Allowed To Eat Fried Foods
I have the Happy Meal Keep the Toy
A city councilman who admits his eating habits are off the scales wants to make kids' fast food meals less happy and more healthy. "I am an example," said Councilman Leroy Comrie, who refused to say how much he weighs but is thought to be over 300 pounds. "If you look at me. I enjoy fast food and unhealthy eating." Comrie's Fast Food Toy Ban Bill would limit any meal that comes with a toy to under 500 calories. (NYDN) *City Councilman Leroy Comrie's Hope To Ban Fast-Food Toys: McDonald's Not Lovin' It * Proposed City Bill Would Ban Toys With Some Fast Foods (NY1)
Mike Checkmated On the Budget Restores Coroner Funds He Used for Positioning to Build Public Support for More Funds From Albany
Bloomberg restored a $16 million state budget cut to the NYC medical examiner’s office, ensuring the search for remains at Ground Zero can continue.* Hey, City Hall, Here's How You Can Balance Your Books Independent Budget Office (NYT)
Justice Delayed is Justice Denied . . . Crowded Courtroom Coming
“Let there be no mistake: The impact of our reduced budget will hurt our ability to serve all New Yorkers, and in particular those who come to our courts seeking justice,” Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman told court employees, who were also warned of “significant” layoffs.
More Albany News
Silver: I Wasn’t Rolled By Cuomo (YNN) * The DNC’s new political director is Jeff Lerner, a former spokesman for (then AG) Andrew Cuomo.*
Cuomo The Moreland Commission Is My Big Stick
Moreland Commission: Professor says "the governor would be on solid ground if his Moreland Commission investigates individual members.
The Moreland Act: Cuomo's Big Stick(True News)
Espada and son plead not guilty to new charges of wire fraud and tax evasion. Due back in court on June 23rd. *