Thingish Things

Send Nevin Yildirim to Albany

Two striking stories of sexual abuse in the news: One springs from Albany, N.Y. The other from 5,000 miles away, in Turkey’s remote Yalvac district. Rural Yalvac covers 550 square miles with a population about the size of Levittown or White Plains. So what could have happened in a Yalvac, Turkey that would make international […]

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Great Job, Governor

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) drove through a major and¬†critical first step toward necessary pension reform last night in Albany. The bill, which passed in the wee hours of the morning, will save New York City taxpayers $22 billion over 30 years and state taxpayers $50 billion. More needs to be done, but Governor […]

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