Category Archives: New York

WSJ: ‘Fear City: New York vs. the Mafia’ Review: Cracking Down on La Cosa Nostra

From the WSJ: Sure, the mob was brutal if your small business was being leaned on, or you needed 100,000 yards of concrete, or owed money. But most people who needed a loan went to Manufacturers Hanover (or the Bowery … Continue reading

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NYT: White Woman Calls Police on Black Bird Watcher in Central Park

I side with the black gentleman in this story. Whites often treat dogs as members of the family. This is absurd. I notice that many white women do not like to obey leash laws. I’ve seen this ugly behavior too … Continue reading

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Private Jet to the Super Bowl: Bribes Described in N.Y. Police Trial

From the New York Times: On Christmas Day 2013, two Orthodox Jewish businessmen dressed up as Santa, wearing red-and-white felt hats, and packed the trunk of a black Aston Martin convertible with gifts they later delivered to high-ranking New York … Continue reading

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NYT: Is It Safe to Be Jewish in New York?

By Ginia Bellafante: But, in fact, anti-Semitism was already quietly on the rise. For several years now, expressions of anti-Jewish sentiment have made up the preponderance of hate crime complaints in the city. Contrary to what are surely the prevailing … Continue reading

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America’s Future: Blackout!

I just watched the PBS documentary American Experience: Blackout about the 25 hours without power in New York City in 1977: As Wednesday, July 13, 1977 dawned hot and humid, New Yorkers prepared themselves for another sweltering day. It was … Continue reading

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