Tag Archive for New York

An Angels Social Media Update

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As the battle brews with competing Facebook pages, one set up by Angels fans and the one set up by Tom Tait fans, I have this updated score. KeepTheAngels is at 23,029 likes while Keep the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim page is at 1,320. For those doing the math, that 22,709 more…about a little…

What are the Top Ten Most Taxed States in America?

I’ve had the good graces to live in New York, Massachusetts and California, and no matter whhcih state I call home, there are cries about how this state (whichever one I’m in) is the “most taxed state in America.  My favorite nickname for a state was “Taxachusetts.”  But the good people at MainStreet.com have crunched…

NY Senate Affirms Constitutional Rights for Gay and Lesbian New Yorkers

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Today, a bipartisan majority of the Republican-controlled New York Senate voted 33-29 to pass a bill securing the freedom to marry for all couples in the state. Governor Andrew Cuomo has promised to promptly sign the bill into law, and to make New York the sixth—and most populous—state to afford gay and lesbian couples the same marriage rights available to heterosexual couples.

Will Texas Secede from the Union?

Back in 2004, when George W. Bush won the smallest precentage victory for the re-election of a president in wartime, HBO host Bill Maher had a commentary on Real Time where he used a phrase to descrive the South, “Upon further review, you can go.” making a reference to the South’s attempt to secede from the…

Congresswomen Who???

An aide in Governor Paterson’s office has leaked that Congresswomen Gillibrand is his choice to replace Secretary Hillary Clinton in the Senate report the Associated Press. Apparently she’s a Blue-dog Democrat that supports 2nd Amendment unwaveringly. Great we need more Democrats supporting 2nd Amendment rights. Unfortunately she is also the least gay-friendly Democrat in the…