Last US Troops Leave Iraq, Ending War
Elated, Last US Troops Leave Iraq, Ending War(ABC) * Elated, Last US Troops Leave Iraq, Ending War * Capping U.S. Withdrawal, Final Convoy Leaves Iraq(NYT) * The 4,474th death ... and the last?(Wash Post) * Taking Leave of Iraq - Los Angeles Times* As Wars End, Young Veterans Return to Scant Jobs (NYT)
NYP Calls Organized Labor the Next Mayor of NYC
New York’s Next Mayor (NYP Ed) Topping The Times’ list of probable favorites were City Council Speaker Chris Quinn, Public Advocate Bill de Blasio and former Comptroller Bill Thompson. The three Democrats have a great deal in common — most notably, each worships at the altar of organized labor. Each counts the union-front Working Families Party as a supporter.
Liu's Sunset BoulvardI Ready for My Mayoral Campaign Chung Seto
Allies: Liu is ‘screwed, bro’(NYP) Embattled city Comptroller John Liu is getting no respect from union workers — even when attempting to spread cheer at their holiday parties. * Fundraising Controversy Cuts Liu's Approval Rating, But Campaign Continues * Plea deal is being discussed for Controller John Liu's fund-raiser Xing Wu Pan(NYDN)
Andy saying ‘hail, no’(NYP) * Livery Cab Bill May Violate Americans With Disabilities Act, Cuomo Says(NY1) * Gov. Andrew Cuomo tells David Paterson about his push for more wheelchair-accessible taxis(NYDN)
Occupy Group Faults Church, a Onetime Ally(NYT) * Occupy Groups Take It Home(WSJ) The Occupy Wall Street movement is following the money. From the rich summer playground of the Hamptons to the affluent enclaves of Darien and Greenwich, Conn., offshoots of the activist group are organizing protests in wealthy suburbs to target the so-called 1% where many of them live. * NYC protesters to mark 3 months of Occupy(WSJ)
Occupy Wall Street – less comprehensible than ever(NYDN Ed) * 'Occupy' guys, including bishop, arrested in new anniversary protest(NYP) * U.S. News - 50 arrested as Occupy Wall Street tries to seize church lot for new camp *Hundreds Demonstrate Against Church (NYT) *Protesters Celebrate 3 Month Anniversary (LIVE BLOG)(Huff Post) * Livestream of Occupy Wall Street Manhattan March(NYT) * Cops stop ‘Occupy’ storming at Trinity Church(NYDN) * Dozens of Wall Street protesters arrested(WABC) * Trinity Church Statement on OWS Protests(NBC) * Occupied Bishop: Occupy 2.0
Why Are There No Editorial to Reform the Arraignment Circus?
Aiding and abetting (NYP) That sure was some fancy footwork by Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes on Thursday — as he tried to acquit himself of having helped free accused cop-killer Lamont Pride in an unrelated case last month. In trying to defend his office’s record, Hynes said he wouldn’t blame the judge for the fatal mistake. How gracious. “She didn’t think that bail was appropriate,” Hynes said. “We strenuously disagreed.”
Thugs indicted in slain cop Peter Figoski's 'murder'(NYP) * Few Hard Rules for Backup Officers(NYT) * Wake For Fallen NYPD Officer To Be Held This Weekend On(WCBS)* 5 Indicted On Murder Charges In Officer Peter Figoski’s(WCBS)* Gun buy-back being held Saturday in Brooklyn(WABC) * Gunman who fired at officers identified(WABC) *Hundreds honor slain cop Figoski at wake(NYP) * Wake held in Long Island for slain NYPD officer(News12)
Peter Figoski's partner weeps for dedicated fallen hero (NYP) * NYPD Arrests ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Protesters Who Scale Fence (WCBS) * Hundreds Attend Wake For Fallen NYPD Officer Peter Figo(WCBS) * Slain officer remembered at Brooklyn toy drive(WABC) * Wake Held for Slain NYPD Officer(NBC) * Legacy of slain officer Peter Figoski A life dedicated to city’s deadliest corner(NYP)
Out of Control Charity $76 Million in Slush Funds From Columbia U
Charity helps itself (NYP) Another $trike against sketchy Harlem fund
An Opposing View
Did Bloomberg's Olympic legacy really pay off? Some dissent to the new narrative, and an odd attempt to shoehorn in Atlantic Yards(Atlantic Yards Report)
Thirteen civic organizations in northeastern Queens believe there’s strength in numbers and have come together to ensure they stay as one during upcoming state legislative and federal congressional redistricting.