Liza Sabater's blog
The post that started it all #1 | To the mayoral hopefuls from the NYC Democratic Party : Your shenanigans are hurting New York
I published this diary at DailyKos on May 2nd.
This came out of my frustration with, especially, Fernando Ferrer's Amadou Diallo fiasco. I will be posting about not just Ferrer, but the inability of politicians to articulate their opinions for the sake of politics. For now, this is one of two articles I am reposting for the site's historical records.
The race for the Democratic nomination for NYC Mayor is a mess. I am thisclose of just throwing the towel and endorsing Bloomberg.
Monday's editorial cartoon at the Daily News best encapsulates it perfectly: The unrecognizable faces Freddy Ferrer, Virginia Fields, Anthony Weiner and Gifford Miller appear on the sides of milk cartons with the headers "Missing", ""Have you seen me?", "Have you heard of me", and "Who cares?", respectively. read more »
Liveblogging from THE TANK : Alliance for Quality Education with State Senator Eric Schneiderman and Cynthia Nixon
As busy as I am, I am taking time to liveblog the DFNYC/AQE party at *The Tank*. This is one of the things we need to do more with local politics : Cover what the local newspapers and broadcast stations do not cover due to either lack of staff or interest.
So here's some ground rules for live-blogging: there are no rules.
I am not a journalist nor do I want to play one. For the sake of accuracy, I will be podcasting the speeches. But the blogging itself, well, that will be the running commentary. This is my mind on blogging, sort of speak
The event is starting. David Alpert is here as well as several people I have met through Democracy for New York. I'll get their names and include them later. read more »
I am off to taking my kids to their yearly check up. There is no WiFi access at the MDs office, so I will be offline for about 4 hours. Don't let that deter you from opening up shop while I am gone.
Everybody will be welcomed to read what we post. If people want a diary or leave a comment, they will have to register with a real email address. I hate spam, so you can rest assure that our members list would never be sold. We will be posting all of this information in our "terms of service"; which I'd rather think of as our commitment to members.
Leave any questions or comments you may have in the comments section of this post. read more »