new york state

Sorry, New York City strip club aficionados, but you are probably going to be shelling out a bit more coin to naked ladies who pretend to like you for a few moments, because the New York State Division of Tax Appeals recently ruled that lap dances are not artistic performances and are therefore taxable. Let’s […]

Great news for the Democrats: They are once again winning congressional seats in weird rural areas full of old men in overalls plucking banjos from the comfort of sofas placed on sagging wooden porches. Even better news for the Women’s Movement: The Democrat who just won a rural upstate New York State congressional seat is […]

Barack Obama continued his “give speeches from the ruins of once-great industrial cities” tour today, visiting the stereotypical ruined rust-belt pit of Buffalo. He told the assembled crowd of unemployed people (the entire population of western and upstate New York) that something or other would be “the future,” and he purchased the local food item […]

NATION OF SLOBS  6:00 pm July 9, 2009

by Jim Newell

LATEST INSANE NEW YORK EXECUTIVE OFF TO AUSPICIOUS START: Congratulations, failed state New York, you have a new Lieutenant Governor! And isn’t he the consummate professional? “Richard Ravitch, the kind of, sort of lieutenant governor, signed his oath of office at the Peter Luger Steak House in Williamsburg, Brooklyn … On Wednesday night, he spoke […]