Category Archive: Politics

The Low Down

      A quick, rushed post to say a big thank you to everyone for most kind comments on earlier posts and huge apologies for taking so long to say how grateful… Continue reading

You Aint Seen Nasty Yet

  Today’s rally outside the offices of Democratic Sen. Charles Schumer and Kristin Gillibrand, 780 Third Ave., Midtown East in an effort to push NO on further cabinet nominees DeVos (Education), Tillerson (State), and… Continue reading

Love Wins!

Scenes outside the historic Stonewall Inn, NYC, in celebration of the Supreme Court ruling that the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage. No state left behind!

Ready for Hillary?

The “Ready for Hillary” bus rolled into town today with the launch of Hillary Clinton’s latest book “Hard Choices” at the Union Square branch of Barnes & Noble. But surely this is more… Continue reading

Unity for Justice

The UN General Assembly met today in New York with both the US President Barack Obama and the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani giving speeches. In nearby Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza protestors gathered to denounce… Continue reading

Outside Looking In

It is 4th July, fireworks are rumbling out there in the far distance and I should love to show you some spectacular shots but . . . that’s not going to happen. Instead… Continue reading

Here We Go Again Punks!

  Occupy Wall Street once again took to the streets of downtown Manhattan to celebrate the first year anniversary of addressing the financial and social problems wrought in recent times by certain banks… Continue reading

American Woman

New York City is full of fabulous women of a certain age who let their hair go grey and grow long. They don’t have cosmetic surgery, they don’t put their make-up away and… Continue reading

Guess Who Came to Dinner?

Sarah Jessica Parker hosted a fundraiser at her house down in Greenwich Village for the re-election campaign of Barack Obama. She had the idea “Hey, let’s invite that guy, the President, to dinner… Continue reading

The Closing Bell

OWS protestors gathered again this Friday down on Wall Street for the closing bell which signals the end of another day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The good news is… Continue reading

International Women’s Day – New York Style!

International Women’s Day – New York Style! Are you confused by the recent Republican probing into women’s reproductive rights?  I know I am.  I am so confused I think sometimes I have bungee-jumped… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Hope

HOPE Barack Obama, you either hope he does, or doesn’t, win this year’s U.S  Presidential election! As for Mitt and Newt, Rick and Ron, they certainly have high hopes, high apple pie in the… Continue reading

Blood Shed in Zuccotti Park

Blood Shed in Zuccotti Park It was a rough day down in Zuccotti Park today, the roughest I have witnessed so far.  For now, all I want to do is soak in a… Continue reading

Police Occupy Wall St: Zuccotti Park Raided

Police Occupy Wall St:  Zuccotti Park Raided Police in riot gear raided Zuccotti park, site of the Occupy Wall St, in the early hours of this morning.  They arrested over two hundred people,… Continue reading

Herman Cain and the National Restaurant Association.

Oops! It has come to my attention that I have been remiss in my duties at parlaying certain political news from this side of the pond.  When it comes to denial, I am… Continue reading