Compagnie Kaefig “Correira”, “Agwa” Eisenhower Theater The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Washington, DC February 28, 2014 by George Jackson copyright 2014 by George Jackson Compagnie Kafig in Agwa, photo by Michel Cavalca. Show More Summary
The top officials in New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's (R) government involved in the George Washington Bridge scandal had another person they were mad at -- a New Jersey rabbi. A new release of text messages between David Wildstein and...Show More Summary
The 20 subpoenas issued by the New Jersey legislative committee investigating the George Washington Bridge scandal is starting to yield results. The panel released 21 pages of previously redacted correspondence between former Port Authority senior official David Wildstein and others in which Wildstein mocks a prominent New Jersey rabbi. Show More Summary
(FORT LEE, N.J.) — Around 9 a.m. on Sept. 9, someone in Fort Lee, N.J., called for an ambulance. A dispatch call went out. But the town, and the George Washington Bridge into New York City, was completely gridlocked because of a traffic jam engineered by loyalists to Gov. Show More Summary
Jeff Bezos, owner of the Washington Post and founder of Amazon -- a company is built around technology and hard-nosed accounting -- must be accountable for the unadulterated anti-science nonsense of columnists like Charles Krauthammer and George Will. The post Paging Jeff Bezos: George Will Compares Climate Scientists To Nazis appeared first on ThinkProgress.
George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley testified before the House Judiciary Committee this week, addressing the nonenforcement of the laws. In Turley’s words: “We are in the midst of a constitutional crisis with sweeping implications for our system of government. There has been a massive gravitational shift of authority to the Executive Branch that […]
Released by Fort Lee this morning, are 10 minutes of 911 tapes covering 28 hours during the time local lanes were suddenly closed off the George Washington Bridge. The incidents called in include an increasingly agitated woman calling several times when an ambulance is slow to arrive. Show More Summary
In the days before the manufactured ties-ups at the George Washington Bridge, a former deputy chief of staff to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie sent a second text message about causing "traffic... To view the full story, click the title link.
The Fort Lee Police today released 20 hours of 911 audio from the week of the infamous George Washington Bridge traffic jam in September that currently threatens Chris Christie's 2016 presidential prospects.
(CNN) – Officials in Fort Lee, New Jersey released 911 audio Friday from the week in September when two out of three access lanes were closed to the George Washington Bridge, ultimately causing massive traffic gridlock across the city for four days in a controversy that has roiled the Christie administration. The 20 hours of […]
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's press secretary met with federal investigators for several hours on Thursday and answered questions about what role, if any, he played in the closing of access lanes at the George Washington Bridge in September, according to his lawyer. Attorney Anthony Iacullo declined to discuss the questions put to long-time Christie […]
Governor Christie's former aides aren't making it easy for him to escape Bridgegate. New documents released by ex-Port Authority executive David Wildstein—he's the one who executed the George Washington Bridge lane closures that plagued Fort Lee for a week—show that he and one of Christie's top deputies joked about causing a traffic jam for a rabbi. Show More Summary
Jonathan Turley, a law professor at George Washington University, testified Wednesday before the House Judiciary Committee on the topic of “Enforcing the President’s Constitutional Duty to Faithfully Execute the Laws.” Turley expressed concern that “We are in the midst of
I wonder why the Christie Mob had it in for this winger rabbi: Documents released Thursday show that key players in the George Washington Bridge scandal joked about causing “traffic problems” in front of the house of a New Jersey rabbi. “He has officially pissed me off,” former Port Authority of New York and New [Read more...]
The documents provided to the New Jersey Legislature by former Port Authority official David Wildstein that ignited the scandal over illegal lane closures at the George Washington Bridge have now been unredacted. The original redacted version showed the infamous “time for traffic problems in Fort Lee” email by Governor Christie’s Deputy Chief of Staff Bridget [...]
The relationship between Christie and Yang has drawn the scrutiny of at least one member of the legislative committee that also is investigating the George Washington Bridge lane diversions
These guys are so freaking funny I can barely restrain myself: The private messages that linked Governor Christie’s office to lane closures at the George Washington Bridge also contain jokes about causing “traffic problems” at the home of a New Jersey rabbi associated with the Port Authority, newly released documents show. [...]Show More Summary
The Washington Free Beacon: Jonathan Turley, Shapiro Professor of Public Interest Law at George Washington University, testified that the expansion of executive power is happening so fast that America is at a “constitutional tipping point.” “My view [is] that the president, has in fact, exceeded his authority in a way that is creating a destabilizing […]
Booman Tribune: George Washington's beliefs and actions in church wouldn't sit well with modern fundamentalists. Mock Paper Scissors: It's not just gays -- Arizona Republicans are pretty backward on education too (and one candidate doesn't...Show More Summary
(Painting: Victory Ball by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris via Fraunces Tavern) In The Alcoholic Republic: An American Tradition, historian W. J. Rorabaugh asserted that early Americans routinely consumed alcohol at rates that would put college freshmen to shame. Show More Summary