Heartless Idiot of the Decade Award goes to…

This quote is from a Newsday story about Peter King’s Congressional Hearings to investigate Muslim-Americans: …Dr. M. Zuhdi Jasser, a Scottsdale, Ariz., physician who in 2003 founded the American Islamic Forum for Democracy, like Bihi, blamed established American Muslim advocacy groups for a perceived lack of cooperation between Muslim civic leaders and law enforcement. “Too […]

Election Outcomes: How the 2010 elections made history, affected the political landscape, and shaped my world

The facts and figures in this piece are largely from two places: “Twenty ways the 2010 election made history“, (posted at San Francisco Chronicle) and posts and links from “Endgame” daily roundup) and other articles at the Daily Politics blog. Kimberly writes: Yesterday, I discovered that the overall affect that this election had on me […]

First Wilderside LI Political Prediction for 2010: Suozzi, Cuomo, and King

Tom Suozzi hedges his bets:  AG or Congressman? Suozzi said that he would not rule out politics, but that it would be the state or federal next time.  Suozzi sits on his million-dollar bank account the beginning of this year to see what move AG Andrew Cuomo makes. If Cuomo seeks to primary David Paterson […]

How did your Congressperson vote on the Bailout?

Thanks to Green Party Watch for finding this link. It is a roll call vote of how members of Congress voted on the corporate/bank bailout. Pulled the record for NY and put at the read more. http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5iE1r_DuYH2j4rBy8JqBaVQ40MiOQD93GJ5H04 In New York:

Where to go for Suffolk County Primary Results

Update: September 2010 primary results are at the Suffolk Boe: here. Note: There are problems with the new voting machines. Be sure to go early to vote! _ Update: September 2009 primary results are at the Suffolk BOE: here. If you want results from today’s Republican and Democratic primaries in Suffolk County, you should be […]

Tues. September 9, 2008: Primaries in Long Island

Update!: For primary results, go to the Board of Elections: here. KW: I think it is so sad that if you google-news search primaries and Long Island, all you come up with is one article from Newsday (below) (which newspaper is not always a very effective media, and whose political reporters have strong biases.) Oh, […]

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