Posts Tagged ‘times square’

There are some people I’ve talked to who just can’t understand what the big deal is about letting illegal immigrants into the country. “What difference does it make?” they ask. An informal money-exchange network known as “hawala’’ — a centuries-old system that operates outside conventional banking networks — is at the center of the investigation […]


ICY Vigilance

13May10

Just yesterday, Governor Deval Patrick (Lefty, Massachusetts) thought racism was the only possible motive for cracking down on illegal immigrants. Governor Deval Patrick yesterday blasted Arizona’s new immigration law, accused his gubernatorial opponents of grandstanding on the issue, and said supporters of such crackdowns were “trying to invent a villain for political purposes.’’ Today, after […]


Wrong Mike

04May10

So Mayor Bloomberg figured the Times Square bomber must have been angry about the health reform bill, eh? “If I had to guess, twenty five cents, this would be exactly that,” Bloomberg said. “Homegrown maybe a mentally deranged person or someone with a political agenda that doesn’t like the health care bill or something. It […]


Bullet Dodged

02May10

Imagine if it had gone off. A crude car bomb of propane, gasoline and fireworks was discovered in a smoking Nissan Pathfinder in the heart of Times Square on Saturday evening, prompting the evacuation of thousands of tourists and theatergoers on a warm and busy night. Terror doesn’t require complex plans like the 9/11 attacks. […]