Reason #2,406 Why I’m Happy We Homeschool Our Kids

New York middle and secondary school children would be required to watch “An Inconvenient Truth,” Al Gore’s documentary on global warming, under a bill sponsored by Assemblyman Peter Rivera, D-Bronx. Rivera, chair of the Mental Health Committee, called the film “an excellent educational resource on the issues impacting life on our planet.” Hat tip: NYPundit …

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Gun Control : Interview with Robert Levy

Apropos this coming Monday’s www.ManhattanLP.org meeting topic, Gun Control, check out the radio interview with Robert Levy of Cato who just won the restoration of second amendment rights in Washington D.C. He’s won round one anyway.

Conservatives give Ron Paul a big win in Republican Debate

According to website ConservativesBetrayed.com Texas Republican Congressman Ron Paul was the biggest winner in last night’s Presidential debate. At the time of this writing Paul led the poll with 47 percent. Mitt Romney was a distant second with 21 percent. Paul won among Conservatives with 38 percent of the vote. Libertarians gave him a whopping …

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Global Marijuana March New York City!

Description: The New York event of the 2007 Global Marijuana March, with 228 cities worldwide!11:00 a.m.: Gather at Washington Square Park for a harm reduction rally and health fair with Ed Rosenthal and Randy Credico of the William Moses Kunstler Fund for Racial Justice.1:30 p.m.: Cures not Wars‘ Parade/March against the Drug War via 5th …

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The Phantom Loophole

My friend and the chairman of the NYC chapter of the Shooters Committee on Political Education, Dave Forgione, emails the following: Last Night on TV was Councilman Hiram Monserrate and State Senator Eric Adams.  Monserrate was doing all the talking. He said that they were going to close the loophole in NYC that allows anybody without a pistol permit …

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Revenge of the Diggers

Digg.com has been a boon to the alternative media, including our own Serf City blog, driving traffic to news and opinion items on a meritocracy basis. So it irks me that the suits at Digg are starting to mess around with their successful model by censoring some stories–particularly articles about how to hack high-definition DVDs. …

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Back to the blog

I apologize to our regular readers (yes, I know you’re out there, I can see the site stats) for the dearth of blogging lately. I got thrown off my usual schedule three weeks ago when I got laid off by Citi, along with 17,000 of my colleagues. You would think losing my job would give …

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World Bank and Bloomberg look to Mexico for Inspiration

I never imagined the Unites States would ever look to Tepoztlán, Mexico for economic and social advice, but yesterday proved differently. Mayor Bloomberg joined City Hall officials yesterday on a fact finding mission. Oportunidades is a social welfare program, celebrated by the World Bank as successfully aiding the poor and needy. In this Mexican town, women …

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