Cataclysmic NY election/polling place news

(Corrected to clarify which NY voters qualify) Governor Cuomo has made an executive order that New York voters in federally-declared disaster counties may vote for President and statewide office at any NY polling place they like. But… There is a big problem.  Those voters could be giving up their right to vote for local races. […]

AI: Prez Obama brings back Military Commission Hearings that Candidate Obama called “an Enormous Failure”

With a stroke of his pen, President Obama today extinguished any last lingering hopes that his administration would eventually do the right thing on Guantanamo and restore due process rights to all the detainees held there. In an Executive Order and accompanying fact sheet and press release, the White House formally announced the resumption of […]

Green Party: NY Guv. Paterson Fracking Moratorium Inadequate, Need Fracking Ban

NY Green Party Says Paterson’s Executive Order on Hydrofracking of Natural  Gas Doesn’t Provide Adequate Protection for Public Health and the Environment Urge Governor-elect Cuomo to Support a Permanent Ban The Green Party of New York State said today that Governor Paterson‘s veto of legislation to create a moratorium on hydrofracking for natural gas and subsequent issuance of […]

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