Daily Update

Debbie, how could you when others fired him:  Wasserman Schultz Defends Keeping Staffer on Payroll While Under Federal Investigation.  The Daily Signal has more on the this here

Stephen Moore opines on the Trump economy.  

AG Jeff Sessions investigating ‘slush fund’ used by left-wing group, as well he should. 

The Daily Signal want to know why is HHS contraception order still standing?

Larry Horist opines on the Rule of Law for immigration; a terrific post explaining how important the rule of law is considering the unique situation we are in and that, therefore, requires a unique response. 

What happens when the 5 democratic commissioners in the NYC Board of Election ignore the law?  You have a Mayor running on a line that he does not belong on.  As the NY Daily News editorial states:  Shame on them!

Nicole Gelinas says that even if it gets the subway fixed, the MTA is still broken

Mayoral candidates rip de Blasio over donor emails as City Hall dismisses scandal as ‘boring’.  

Joel Rose, worked for the NYC Education Department and created a learning program, now he is set to get a $669M contract for his company New Classrooms.  The City spent $9M in grant money to help he develop the program.  Read more about it here.  Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis thinks taxpayers are getting fleeced again.  So, do we.  A quick reminder, it was only last week that Assemblywoman Malliotakis blasted the NYC Department of Education on lack of oversight and lack of fiduciary oversight pointed out by a highly critical management audit by NYC Comptroller that issued a report on the NYC DOE and its contract with the New York City Leadership Academy (NYCLA) for teacher and principal coaching.  

Almost every politician supports taxing the rich instead of cutting spending; no wonder President Donald J. Trump wants to drain the swamp.  Mayor de Blasio only knows how to tax more to fund every pet project, including pet projects he doesn’t control. 

Perhaps, if the Mayor was truly concerned about the residents of New York City and paid attention to the lack of fiscal control, he would not be so quick to want to tax the rich, then again almost every politician supports taxing the rich instead of cutting spending.  (No wonder President Donald J. Trump wants to – no needs to -- drain the swamp.)  Mayor de Blasio only knows how to tax more to fund every pet project, including pet projects he doesn’t control. 

Even the NY Daily News opines that Mayor de Blasio is all ears for big-money donors, but not ordinary New Yorkers. 

City Council puts special interests ahead of construction-site safety.   This NY Post editorial slams the proposal for exploiting a real problem while empowering unions. 

Newsday understands something clearly at last:  Shut down Start-Up NY and revamp economic development efforts

 New York’s soaring pension bills…

Database: Per diems up for NY lawmakers even amid scrutiny.

Robert Knight writes about Keeping Elections Honest