Stricter Criminal Background Checks and Ban Assault Weapons

Stricter criminal background checks on gun sellers and gun buyers receives majority support among NRA (National Rifle Association) members.

NYCLU: NYPD Stop-and-Frisk Panel is PR, Not Reform

In a story in The Wall Street Journal, the New York City Police Department (NYPD) has announced the creation of an advisory panel with 12 hand-picked representatives from the community as its response to the groundswell of opposition that has emerged against the Department’s unlawful and discriminatory stop-and-frisk program, a move dismissed by the leadership […]

Nader’s Warning to Ratings Agencies

Now your lobbyists are pressing members of Congress to weaken further the provisions affecting rating agencies in the Dodd-Frank law in ways that will raise the risk-consequences for the savings and investments of innocent people. See the strong critique of your looming downgrade by arch-conservative columnist Holman W. Jenkins in the January 27, 2011 Wall […]

Will Guv-elect Cuomo Promised Tea Party Education Cuts Cause Protests In NY Like London?

New York Governor-elect Andrew Cuomo has has moved forward with his Tea Party austerity budget.  Cuomo announced that he will balance the state budget on the back of working families instead of rescinding the the rebate of the stock transfer tax as Green Party Guv cand Howie Hawkins demanded.  According to the Wall Street Journal, […]

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