WRHU Interview on Free Speech Zones

Ian Wilder was interviewed on WRHU by Rebecca Gianarkis about the “Free Speech Zones” at the Hofstra 2008 and 2012 Presidential Debates.

Jimmy McMillan: Viral video count, third party poll, and more…

Kimberly writes: Okay, I am not sure if you should vote for Rent Is Too Damn High candidate Jimmy McMillan. Though, you sure have to give him credit! He has gotten his message across. He has launched a message and a slogan that is at three million plus views and counting. As of 5:19pm on […]

Hofstra Debate: Link to full video, PLUS other great video and interesting news

Watch the Debate! You can find the full video of the 2010  Hofstra, NY Governor Debate at YNN: here. (Thanks to Chris Garvey for the link.) [And, another, back up link on NY1: here] Jimmy McMillan Creates A Stir! An interesting update is that Yahoo has put Rent-Is-2-Damn-High candidate Jimmy McMillan on their front page. […]

Hofstra Debate: Mainstream coverage ignores Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins

[For fuller comments on the Governor Debate, see onthewilderside eyewitness account: here.] I went to the NY Governor Debate at Hofstra tonight. Howie Hawkins, the Green Party candidate for Governor of New York, did pretty good. It is curious to me why Howie Hawkins has been so overlooked in the main stream media reviews of […]

Hofstra Debate: Notes from an eyewitness…

Kimberly writes: So, I was able to attend the debate as a friend of the Green Party. I was sitting in the special seating on the ground floor. Though, in the last row (right in front of the stand for the still photographers.) Some impressions: It was all very exciting. The moderators were Doug Geed […]

Possible debate happenings: Twinkling, waving fingers

[For fuller comments on the Governor Debate, see onthewilderside eyewitness account: here.] KW: Thoughts and points of information on the Hofstra, NY Governor Debate of 10/18/2010 (This is kind of a message in a bottle. I am typing it at 3pm, and setting it to post after the debate starts…) So, part of the audience […]

debate floor commentary on Kimberly’s Newsday Letter to the Editor

[For fuller comments on the Governor Debate, see onthewilderside eyewitness account: here.] Lisa Tyson of the LIPC stopped by to compliment Kimberly on her Newsday Letter to the Editor about how Newsday Editorial on the Wyndanch school district was unfair. Lisa said she showed it around to community members in Wyandanch. Also had a spotting […]

Hofstra debate: more sightings

[For fuller comments on the Governor Debate, see onthewilderside eyewitness account: here.] They are asking everyone to take their seats they can fill in the empty seats from the reserve. There was spottings of former Nassau County executive Tom Souzzi, Suffolk Leg john Cooper, Nassau DA Kathleen rice, and the Suffolk Conservative Party chair. Suffolk […]

Hofstra Debate: Report from the floor

The Snyders are feeling very excited and said you should “start them young” in politics. We have seen Pat Friedman of Stop Trump on the Ocean, former Suffolk County Executive Pat Halpin, former LIPA chiefs Kevin Law and Richard Kessel. __________ [For fuller comments on the Governor Debate, see onthewilderside eyewitness account: here.]

Guv debate: Please comment here PLUS other places to comment and where to watch

Ian and I hope to be attending the NY Governor Debate at Hofstra this evening. If so, we will see if there is a way at intermission to give an update and/or we will post some thoughts afterward. We do hope that the community of onthewilderside readers, politicos, third party supporters, and people who stumbled […]

All candidates invited to a NY Governor debate at Hofstra, LI

[For post-debate, eyewitness commentary by onthewilderside, go: here.] [To add your own live comments to the debate, please go to our community discussion post: here] [For Ian Wilder’s 10/17 analysis of “the real face-offs” in the debate, go: here.] [Update: As of Thursday evening, 10/7, all seven candidates have confirmed for this debate.] (excerpt from) […]

Hofstra to 1/3 of Voters: Drop Dead, Again

Hofstra has a history of ignoring and/or dismissing third party candidates. At the 2008 Presidential, real, third party candidates were not allowed. This time, in 2010, Hofstra is hosting a “Renew New York Initiative” which is only inviting the two, major parties, and will be aired on Newsday/News 12, ironically, an oppressive media duopoly.

At Hofstra: (Democrat) Governor David Paterson announces his run for Governor [plus 3rd party candidates]

Just stumbled on Nassau News Live. Looks like and interesting site for local news, covering Hempstead, Uniondale, Roosevelt and Garden City. They also live blog some events. (Excerpt from) Nassau News Live Paterson Kicks Off Campaign in Hempstead Speaking at his alma mater of Hofstra University Saturday morning, Gov. David Paterson kicked off his election […]

Want a hot time in Nassau tonight? Hot topic at Hosfstra – Free Speech

Morgan Spurlock speaking about corporations and the curtailing of Free Speech. Spurlock is known as the genius behind “Supersize Me” Sponsored by the Nassau County Civil Liberties Union Tonight: Tuesday, Feb. 24th at 7:30pm Hofstra University Dempster Hall Studio A More info from the Hofstra website:

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