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Liam Neeson slams Mayor de Blasio for skipping carriage horse stable tour: ‘He should have manned up and come’

On Sunday, the actor took more than a dozen City Council memberson a tour of Clinton Park Stables, but the mayor turned down his invitation. "He should have manned up and come," Neeson said. "I'm disappointed he's not here."

Neeson said the horses are "well cared for," and noted that the industry has been in New York since before Abraham Lincoln was president. "It's a connection with our past, it's a connection with our history," he said...

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Poll: Only 39% of New Yorkers Approve of Mayor de Blasio’s Job Performance

Only 39 percent of registered New York City voters believe Mayor Bill de Blasio's has done a "good" or "excellent" job during his first two months in City Hall, according to a poll released Thursday.

More than half of the voters polled rated his performance "fair" or "poor," according to the Marist College/The Wall Street Journal/WNBC poll. Just ten percent of voters gave de Blasio the highest "excellent" mark while 29 percent categorized his performance as good.

De Blasio, the city's first Democratic mayor in 20 years, took office January 1 after capturing 73 percent of the vote in a landslide victory in November.

The poll, which is the first of de Blasio's mayoralty, comes in the wake of a series of missteps...

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De Blasio’s anti-rich policies are driving wealthy people out of NYC

Money — it’s the root of all evil. Behind every great fortune lies a great crime. Or at least an unfair advantage.

That’s the gist of the liberals’ creed and justification for their war on wealth. The other half of their view holds that the poor are innocent victims of life’s rigged game.

Their narrative of evil winners and noble losers clears the way for self-heroic redeemers. They will deliver social justice by meting out punishment and spreading the wealth around. Their virtue entitles them to power...

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AP Confirms Hoboken’s Share of Sandy Aid ‘On Par’ With Other NJ Cities

One week ago today, we covered in detail serious allegations from the Democratic Mayor of Hoboken, New Jersey against Chris Christie's administration. Dawn Zimmer claimed that two high-ranking Christie officials -- including the Lieutenant Governor -- told her that aid for her city's recovery from the storm was contingent on her approval of a building development deal favored by the governor...

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Class Warfare: De Blasio Leaves Wealthy Neighborhoods Stuck In Snow

Wellity wellity wellity, how the tables have turned.

A few years ago, the complaints against New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg were that he was plowing the city streets along class lines, making sure snootier (i.e. his) neighborhoods were clear before sending plows down Flatbush.

But after yesterday’s Polar Vortex II: The Vortexening, it was wealthy Upper East Siders carping that newly-elected Trostkyite Bill de Blasio was class warfareing with the city’s snowplows...

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