Saturday, November 2, 2013


Stewart Calls Bloomberg 'A Soda-Hating Leprechaun Who Purchased The City With His Pot Of Gold'

New York Post editor-in-chief Col Allan will be forced to appear in court to face allegations of harassment, “unlawful employment practices” and wrongful termination, following a district court decision.
Three ex-Murdoch journalists plead guilty to phone hacking 

Jon Stewart To Media: 'Go F*ck Yourselves'

Obama Campaign Pushed Bombshell Scoop To The New York Times, Book Reveals(Huff Post)

Watch our roundup of the best of this week's late-night TV

My video on Jon Stewart's "neat little game": Stop pretending your'e just a comic & Obamacare mockery doesn't matter


What GOP can learn from Chris Christie(NYP)
Obama's Catastrophic Victory - Peggy Noonan, Wall Street Journal
The GOP's Obamacare Sabotage - Jonathan Capehart, Washington Post
Obamacare Is Junk Insurance - David Freddoso, Washington Examiner
Eyes Will Dry Over Health Care Law - Froma Harrop, Providence Journal
The Significance of Chris Christie's Win - Sean Trende, RealClearPolitics

Why the Democrats May Be All Right - Eleanor Clift, The Daily Beast
Democratic Fingerprints All Over Obama's Big Lie - Deroy Murdock, NRO
Climate Change: Are We Too Late? - Elizabeth Kolbert, The New Yorker
Does Environmentalism Cause Amnesia? - Bret Stephens, Wall St. Journal
National Issues Frame Final Leg of Va. Race - Caitlin Huey-Burns, RCP
Those Depressing Germans - Paul Krugman, New York Times
The Audacity of Frack - Michael Barone, National Review
Affordable Care Act Adds Many Protections - Chris Jennings, USA Today
If Big Pharma Likes Your Plan, You Can Keep It - Tim Carney, Examiner
"12 Years a Slave": Art at Its Highest - Richard Cohen, Washington Post
Conservative Parents, Left-Wing Children - Dennis Prager, Townhall
Hillary in 2016? Not So Fast - Frank Bruni, New York Times
Election 2013 Polls: VA Governor | NJ Governor | NYC Mayor
Don't Blame Obamacare for Age-Old Woes - Boston Globe
If Obama Likes It, You Can Keep It - National Review
Toward Ending Workplace Discrimination - New York Times
A Federalism Watershed - Wall Street Journal
58 percent want to unseat their own member of Congress(Wash Post)

Recap the Sunday shows in 90 seconds:
'Run, Hil, run': Chuck Schumer backs Hillary Clinton for President at annual Iowa dinner(NYDN)
Hamill: New mayor should consider NYPD suicides after latest Halloween tragedy in Brooklyn(NYDN)

 Plutocrats vs. Populists - Chrystia Freeland, New York Times
How Obama Crossed the Line From BS to Dishonesty - Kyle Smith, NY Post
A Plague on Both Your Parties - Doyle McManus, Los Angeles Times
Inside Obamacare's Failure to Launch - Goldstein and Eilperin, Wash Post
A Month of Obamacare Horrors - Senator John Barrasso, FOX News

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads(Huff Post)
This Is Why We Need Obamacare - Nicholas Kristof, New York Times
Why Didn't Obama Pass Immigration Reform in 2009/10? - Karl, Hot Air
Did Assad Get Away With Chemical Attack? - Richard Engel, NBC News
Benghazi Whistleblower Says He Was Smeared - Lake & Rogin, Daily Beast
Trusting the State Is Costing Us Our Freedom - Janet Daley, The Telegraph
The Betrayal of Angela Merkel - Cameron Abadi, The New Republic
Calling America: Hello? Hello? Hello? - Thomas Friedman, New York Times
Exposing Fashion's Favorite Pervert - Maureen Callahan, New York Post
A Dark Day for Reproductive Rights - Bazelon and Lithwick, Slate
Fringe Gruop the Big Winner in de Blasio Victory - Bob McManus, NY Post
How Chicago Mortgaged Away Its Future - Grotto, et al, Chicago Tribune
California's Prison-Litigation Nightmare - Heather MacDonald, City Jrnl
Election '13 Polls: Virginia Governor | New Jersey Governor | NYC Mayor
Sebelius given a ‘Dummies’ gift for ObamaCare
A Bad Reversal on the Texas Abortion Law - New York Times
The Obamacare Bills Are Coming Due - Orange County Register
Ken Cuccinelli's Strategy of Misdirection - Washington Post
Hillary Clinton's Big Paydays From Goldman Sachs - DC Examiner

The Liberal Entitlement-State Dream Is Crumbling - Larry Kudlow, IBD
When the Tea Party Jumped the Shark - Dana Milbank, Washington Post
Obamacare: A Phalanx of Lies - Mark Steyn, National Review
President Can Win the Obamacare Debate - William Saletan, Slate
Obama's Credibility Is at Risk - Charlie Cook, National Journal
The Battle Over the Nation's Courts - Charles Blow, New York Times
A Government Run Amok - George Will, Washington Post
Clinton's Plan to Prevent a Left-Wing Challenger - Isaac Chotiner, TNR
Obamacare Will Weigh Heavily on Dems - Ed Rogers, Washington Post
The Cheneys Go Scorched-Earth in Wyoming - Molly Ball, The Atlantic
California's Green Class Warfare - Joel Kotkin, New Geography
How GOP States Are Screwing Over Workers - Zoe Carpenter, The Nation
Labor Republicanism - Matthew Continetti, The Weekly Standard
The Obamacare Sabotage Campaign - Todd Purdum, Politico
Left Tries to Shame GOP for Opposing Obamacare - John Nolte, Breitbart
Way Forward on Education - Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Huffington Post
The Slow Death of American Defense - Robert Kaplan, Stratfor
2013 Polls: NJ: Christie Cruising | VA: McAuliffe's Lead Fades at Finish

A Bad Reversal on the Texas Abortion Law - New York Times
The Obamacare Bills Are Coming Due - Orange County Register
Ken Cuccinelli's Strategy of Misdirection - Washington Post
Hillary Clinton's Big Paydays From Goldman Sachs - DC ExaminerFriday
ObamaCare KO’s 100,000 policies in New York state(NYP)
The average family of four on food stamps is expected to lose $36 each month because funding added to the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program ran out, meaning New Yorkers will lose $225 million a year in food stamps, the Daily News reports
Obama considered dumping Biden for Hillary Clinton in the 2012 presidential race(NYDN)
Health Law's Troubled Start Has Dems Anxious - Jonathan Weisman, NYT
A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows the number of people who have a positive view of Clinton has dropped from a high of 58 percent in December to 46 percent today.

Plenty of Time to Fix Obamacare - Eugene Robinson, Indianapolis Star
Obamacare Laid Bare - Charles Krauthammer, Washington Post
Republicans' War on the Poor - Paul Krugman, New York Times
Democrats Back on the Obamacare Grind - Chris Stirewalt, FOX News
Chris Christie Is No Moderate - John Nichols, The Nation
Stopping Obamacare in Virginia - Ken Cuccinelli, National Review
Tightened Virginia Race May Boost Both Sides - Caitlin Huey-Burns, RCP
Clinton Signals Potential 2016 Theme - Philip Rucker, Washington Post
Hillary Clinton (D., Goldman Sachs) - Matthew Continetti, DC Free Beacon
In Pelosi, Obama Sees Vital Ally for Legacy - Alexis Simendinger, RCP
Obamacare Changing Health Market for the Better - Henry Aaron, NYDN
Time to Use the F-Word About Obamacare - Tom Lifson, American Thinker

A Journalist With a Mission - Roger Cohen, New York Times
U.S. Needs to Look Through Eyes of Its Immigrants - Rob Astorino, RCP
Why First-Born Kids Do Better in School - Joseph Hotz, Slate
Mark Leibovich on the Media and "This Town" - RCP Morning Commute
Virginia Governor (CNU): McAuliffe 45, Cuccinelli 38, Sarvis 10
In first month, the vast majority of Obamacare sign-ups are in Medicaid (Wash Post)
White House Dishonesty on an Epic Scale - San Diego Union-Tribune
Some Can't Keep Health Plans, for Good Reason - Los Angeles Times
Congress Beats Up on the Hungry - Chicago Sun-Times
Frisked and Stopped - Wall Street Journal
SNEAK PEEK — "Double Down: Game Change 2012," by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, out Tuesday from The Penguin Press — via Mike Allen: “Obama found hanging out with [Bill] Clinton wearing, at times exasperating. In New York for another night of fundraising, … Clinton held Obama captive in the presidential limo, curbside at the Waldorf, regaling him with a lengthy anecdote, grabbing his hand when Obama tried to hop out of the car before Clinton finished. (Bill, we have to go, Obama kept saying. Just one more second! Clinton kept insisting.)

Permanent political class makes Washington ineffective(NYP)
Obama's 16 Words - Marc Thiessen, Washington Post
Ignore Republican Nihilism. The Law's Working - Michael Cohen, Guardian
The Cancellations Are Deliberate - Timothy Carney, Washington Examiner
Republicans' Plan: Repeal and Cackle - Jonathan Chait, New York Magazine
Let the Calls for White House Shake-Up Begin - Ed Rogers, Washington Post
Roberts Takes Us Back to the Bad Old Days - Norm Ornstein, Natl Journal
Sarvis a Libertarian? Nope - Charles Cooke, National Review
How the iPod President Crashed - Ezra Klein, Bloomberg BusinessWeek
Let Your Kids Binge on Candy This Halloween - Melinda Moyer, Slate
Bill de Blasio's Philanthropy Fallacies - Howard Husock, Forbes
Boston Strong: Music to Fans' Ears - Carl Cannon, RealClearPolitics

Intelligence Chief: Not 'Realistic' White House Would Know About Spying
Romneycare had super slow enrollment. The White House says Obamacare will be similar(Wash Post)
The Obamacare Outrage Arrives - Holman Jenkins, Wall Street Journal
Canceling Bad Health Plans Is a Good Thing - Sally Kohn, CNN
President & the Democrats Lied Us Into a Bad Law - Jonah Goldberg, NRO
In a Swirl at the White House - Ruth Marcus, Washington Post
Senate Dems Struggle to Defend Promises - McCormack & Warren, Wkly Std
Time Is Still on Obamacare's Side - Jonathan Cohn, The New Republic
Reagan, O'Neill, & Someone Named Chris - Craig Shirley, RealClearPolitics

When Class Trumps Identity - Thomas Edsall, New York Times
Marriage Makes Children Richer - Bradford Wilcox, The Atlantic
Why Are Libertarians Helping Elect McAuliffe? - Matt Lewis, Daily Caller
Why I'm Running for Governor - Terry McAuliffe, Politico
Obama, HHS Are to Blame for Website Fiasco - Stephan Hilbelink, RCP
The Cheneys: A Dynasty to Duck - Maureen Dowd, New York Times
The President Who Has Done the Most Damage - Dennis Prager, Townhall
Sandy's Lesson: U.S. Needs American-Made Response - Scott Paul, RCP
The Coming Carbon Asset Bubble - Al Gore & David Blood, Wall St. Journal
Lou Reed: A Voice Wanting to Get Free - Charles Hurt, Washington Times
Virginia Governor (Quinnipiac): McAuliffe 45, Cuccinelli 41, Sarvis 9
NBC/WSJ flash: POTUS job rating hits all time low: 42%. Pollsters believe it is weight of everything: health care, NSA, gov't shutdown

Obamacare Debacle Demands Answers, Fix - Tampa Bay Times
The Obamacare Awakening - Wall Street Journal
Don't Fear Changes to Your Health Care - Washington Post
If You Like Your Health Plan, You Are Out of Luck - Washington Times
Obama: ‘Enormously frustrated’ by GOP obstruction(Wash Post)


A Delayed Deadline Could Disrupt Reform(NYT)
Questioning Obama's Competence - Richard Cohen, Washington Post
Make the Radical Republicans Pay - Timothy Egan, New York Times
Central-Planned Economies Don't Work - Charles Krauthammer, FOX News
The GOP's Hypocrisy on Obamacare - Aaron Carroll, CNN
Obamacare's Losers and Why They Matter - Ross Douthat, New York Times
How Case Against Obamacare Subsidies Stacks Up - Sean Trende, RCP
The Redemption of Clintonism - Molly Ball, The Atlantic
Throw Out the Permanent Political Class - Thomas Sowell, IBD
Good and Bad News in Texas Abortion Decision - Dahlia Lithwick, Slate

Late-Term Abortion Still the Issue - Jonathan Tobin, Commentary
A Morally and Economically Sound Budget - Sen. Bernie Sanders, Huff Post
Against GOP Despair - Ramesh Ponnuru & Rich Lowry, National Review
The Voice of the Republican Establishment - Erick Erickson, RedState
Colorado's Bold Bid for Better Schools - Frank Bruni, New York Times
The Public Union-Wall Street Alliance - Walter Russell Mead, Am. Interest
A Primer on the NSA Spying Uproar - Alexis Simendinger, RealClearPolitics
The Deep State: What's Going on Here? - Peggy Noonan, Wall Street Journal
Election 2013: NJ (Quinnipiac): Christie +33 | VA (WaPo): McAuliffe +12
Christie won’t commit to full term as governor (Wash Post)
Mayor Bloomberg’s super PAC is launching a $1 million ad blitz in the final week of the Virginia AG’s race, focusing on Republican nominee Mark Obenshain’s record on guns in a saturation-level television buy.
White House fires back at NBC over Obamacare report (AOL)
Give Obamacare a Chance to Work - Denver Post
Our Know-Nothing President - Investor's Business Daily
The White House on Spying - New York Times
New Benghazi Details Should Add to Outrage - San Diego Union-Tribune
Law and Order

18 years for robbing ‘Linen King’(NYP)
Fraudster gets 8 years in $57M Holocaust scheme(NYP)
Madoff exec gave banks fake info to qualify for loans(NYP)
Teen ‘clowns’ busted in cop attack(NYP)
Police Release Photo Of Alleged Suspect In Manhattan Bank Robbery

Driver Charged With Negligent Homicide in Death of Boy, 9(NYT)'
According to AG Eric Schneiderman’s office, the top 40 Airbnb hosts in New York have each grossed at least $400,000 over the past three years, a collective total of over $35 millionmocratic
No Riders Killed in First 5 Months of New York City Bike-Share Program(NYT)

Bernie Goetz: I wasn’t high when I fired away in 1984(NYP)
NYC on track to be nation’s safest city(NYP)
Bernard Goetz, Man in ’84 Subway Shooting, Faces Marijuana Charges(NYT)
Driver of S.U.V. Is Charged in Death of Boy, 9, in Brooklyn(NYT)

‘Subway Vigilante’ Bernie Goetz busted in pot sale to cop(NYP)
SPLIFF & WESSEN: 'Subway vigilante' Bernie Goetz busted in undercover pot sting in Union Square, 29 years after high-profile murder case(NYDN)
Bronx Police Kill Suspect; 3 Shot Dead in Brooklyn (NYT)
Parole Set in ’95 Case Amid Doubts on Inquiry(NYT)
Ex-NYPD Commissioner Kerik, out of jail, now a prisoner advocate(NYP)
Toll collector convicted of stealing accident victim’s wallet(NYP)
One-handed boxer attacks cops at LaGuardia(NYP)
Watch that left hook! Queens one-armed boxer punches, bites cops at LaGuardia Airport in Tyson-like meltdown: sources(NYDN

Hell-oween: Six shot across city(NYP)
NY Dems won’t say how many staffers will join ObamaCare
Cops shoot gunman dead in Bronx(NYP)
Councilman Barron’s son busted on pot charge
Bloody Halloween in as two shot dead, several injured in , and
Walking past the Barclays Center? Smile! You’re on police camera(Brooklyn Paper)
Three people killed, two injured in night shootings in 

Donald Trump Accuses NY Attorney General of Being a Publicity Hound(WSJ)
Donald Trump accused New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman in court papers Thursday of being a publicity hound who went after a Trump business just to get attention for a gubernatorial run.
Meanwhile, in court papers, Trump said Attorney General Eric Schneiderman — who alleged fraud in a suit over Trump University — is on a “no holds barred quest to make a name for himself and propel his own political ambitions.”
More victims of alleged Trump University scam come forward supporting suit against The Donald(NYDN)
'We’re all shell-shocked': NYPD sergeant shoots himself in the head in car outside Brooklyn 
Rabbi accused of molesting a boy in Brooklyn’s Chabad community to be prosecuted in N.Y.(NYDN)
All 13 credit card fraud busts at Barneys this year involved minorities(NYDN)

Shrink faces 10 years in jail for Medicare fraud(NYP)
Social Media Feeds Motorcycle Madness(WSJ)
NYPD: Suspect abducted, raped teen(WSJ)
NY state targets dirty doctors involved in no-fault auto insurance scams(NYDN)
Cops shoots himself to death in Brooklyn(NYP)

Masked invaders terrorize Columbia University students(NYP)
Crazed man tosses explosive device at Queens police station: sources(NYP)
Not guilty plea for man charged in scissors rampage(NYP)
State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman acknowledged the sensitivity of his request to push for the opening of records related to the 1971 inmate uprising at Attica prison, the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle reports:
Thieves rob, beat man at Columbia apartment(WSJ)
SHOCK LAWSUIT CLAIM: Macy's security has arrest quota, 'race code system' for nonwhite shoppers(NYDN)

Ray Kelly booed off stage at Brown
Video: Ray Kelly Heckled Offstage At Brown University

Mingdong Chen on Monday.Stabbing Suspect Silent; Grieving Goes On(NYT)

Behind 2 Killings in Brooklyn: Drugs, Beer and an Exploding Temper(NYT)

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has launched an investigation into Barney’s and Macy’s after recent complaints about racial profiling surfaced in the past week, with both stores given until Friday to comply, the Daily News reports