Peter King is what passes for a Republican moderate in the Trump era. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images On Monday the New York congressional delegation’s longest-serving Republican, Long Island’s Peter King, became the 20th House Republican to announce that he was not running for reelection, and the 16th to retire from public office (four others are running for different offices). This will bring to a close an often controversial 14-term career — though in many respects, King was what passes for a moderate Republican these days. He has occasionally split with his party when public opinion in his suburban district dictated it: He voted against the 2017 Trump tax bill with its locally unpopular provisions limiting state and local tax deductions, and is the rare opponent of Trump’s impeachment who can say he voted against Clinton’s impeachment in 1998. But occasional moderate heresies aside, King is best known for the outbursts of conservative xenophobia that … [Read more...] about New York’s Peter King Is 20th House Republican to Announce Retirement
The leg toss loomed large. The leg toss had been seen on trailers for weeks. The leg toss featured Aviva Drescher, a cast member of Bravo’s Real Housewives of New York City, taking her prosthetic leg off, slamming it on a table, claiming it was the only fake thing about her, and then it somehow ending up on the floor, shrieks of disbelief and open mouths all around. The leg toss had been seen by those who never watch The Real Housewives of New York City. They loftily asked those who watched The Real Housewives of New York City what was with the leg toss. The expression on their faces said: We’d rather be speaking of Kierkegaard or Vivaldi, but we will humor you and ask about this. “It’s a prosthetic leg,” they intoned on being given the basic overview, as if that bald fact confirmed all their prejudices about reality TV. Then they shook their heads at the tawdriness of it all. Back to the concerto, or a little light Plato, or some such. On the night … [Read more...] about ‘The Real Housewives of New York City’ Loses a Leg in Sixth-Season Finale
Never has a Real Housewives reunion felt so equable—so full of giggling and bonhomie. There was even, shock, self-deprecation and apologies. It made for very surreal viewing; some online even said boring. No matter where chief wife-puppeteer Andy Cohen poked his stirring-of-controversy stick, the Real Housewives of New York Season 9 reunion, which came in its traditional three parts, was full of smiles and cheer—and no one rising out of their seats to wave a manicured talon in another woman’s face. Or, indeed, throw a prosthetic leg. The RHONY women have never been the same since that non-reunion moment. But they have still argued and bitched; they knew, like any showperson, what the fans had come to expect. We saw the women go on their usual booze-drenched jolly, this time to Mexico, for Season 9. Although Tinsley Mortimer did indeed shout at Sonja Morgan for being controlling, and although Dorinda Medley freaked out at Bethenny Frankel and ended up stabbing … [Read more...] about Trump? Brand Awareness? What Made Bravo’s ‘Real Housewives of New York’ Stop Arguing?
close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for Sept. 24 Fox News Flash top headlines for Sept. 24 are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com Two young white girls in upstate New York have been charged — one with a hate crime — after allegedly attacking a black female classmate on a school bus and subjecting her to racial taunts, police said. The students, ages 10 and 11, of the Gouverneur Central School District allegedly beat the 10-year-old girl on Sept. 10, according to investigators. The mother of the child who was attacked told police she was "physically assaulted" and "subjected to racially motivated language on the school bus." NEW YORK GIRL, 12, CHARGED AFTER SWASTIKAS, 'WHITE POWER' FOUND SPRAY-PAINTED ON CHURCH, BUILDINGS Authorities said the black child was punched in the eye, had her hair pulled out and suffered a bruise to the knee. Two female middle school students were identified as the culprits in the … [Read more...] about White New York girl, 11, charged with hate crime after allegedly attacking black classmate on bus, police say
Photo: PRWeb Photo: PRWeb Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: PRWeb Infinity Federal Credit Union Recognized with Leading Credit Union SBA Lender Award 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Last week, Portland-based Infinity Federal Credit Union (Infinity FCU) was recognized as the leading credit union lender for the second straight year, at an event hosted by the Small Business Administration in Augusta. WESTBROOK, Maine (PRWEB) November 19, 2019 On November 15, the Small Business Administration (SBA) held its annual SBA Lender Awards ceremony at the Senator Inn and Spa in Augusta to recognize lenders in Maine who are helping small businesses gain access to capital. At the event, Infinity Federal Credit Union (FCU) was recognized as the Leading SBA Credit … [Read more...] about Infinity Federal Credit Union Recognized with Leading Credit Union SBA Lender Award