Yesterday afternoon as I was returning from visiting my mother in Queens,I came across the huge police presence at the Triboro Bridge exit on 125th St. Rev. Al (0f Tawana Brawley fame)was coordinating an attempt to tie up the City.
Despite 200 arrests,and apparently efficient Police efforts,tens of thousands of motorists were inconvenienced.
That those arrested should get a simple citation and released quickly is incredulous.Even more unbelievable is the fact that Gov. Patterson agreed to meet with Rev. Al after such acts of civil disobedience.Sharpton knew in advance that Cong John Conyers was coming Sun to NY to hold some sort of public circus,so that this demonstration was superfluous.
The Gov. should have said "demonstraion-no meeting; no demonstration- meeting"
But you have to hand it to Sharpton -he can try to talk one minute as a responsible leader, and the next as a rabble-rouser. No matter which, the media gives him plenty of coverage.
We have a long way to go to get a handle on the charges against the PM..
Who sent the money? What did they expect or (did) receive in return?
What did Olmert do with the cash?Who else of Olmerts associates was involved and knew?
OLMERT KNOWS WHAT HE HAS TO DO EVEN BEFORE AN OFFICIAL INDICTMENT -if he is cleared, he can resume his post.
A few days ago, I predicted that Obama if elected would become another Jimmy Carter.
Today Dan Henninger in his WSJ op-ed in a clear, thoughtful and well written piece
Listening carefully to the Obama N.Carolina victory speech,my son Ari noted that there was not a single substative thought in the speech.
If we want to elect an orator-hats off to Barack.
If we want a REAL LEGISLATIVE resume Obama's is pretty thin.
I was thinking of an ad -;
COULD YOU NAME 10 MAJOR LEGISLATIVE INITIATIVES JOHN MCCAIN HAS BEEN INVOLVED IN WHILE SERVING IN THE CONGRESS?
THEN LIST IMMIGRATION, SECURITY ETC
THEN ASK COULD YOU DO THE SAME WITH OBAMA?
HOW ABOUT 5?