Archive for November, 2009

Faculty Experience Survey – Uh Oh!

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

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An U.S. Supreme Court Justice – with Great Acquiescence from a Manhattan High School Administration – Impales Integrity of Manhattan Student Newspaper

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, according to a New York Times story, spoke at the Dalton private school in Manhattan in late October, and either a member of his staff acting independently or the Justice himself requested that the Daltonian, the school newspaper, allow Kennedy to review its planned story about his visit before it is published.

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John Allen Muhammad, Requiescat in Pace

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

Sniper Who Killed 10 Is Executed in Virginia – New York Times. D.C. sniper John Allen Muhammad executed by lethal injection in Virginia – NY Daily News.

Etcetera.

Instead of R.I.P., JAM should be rotting in a cell for many, many years, watching the light at the end of his tunnel closing in on him, inexorably and painfully.

Capital punishment should not be practiced in a civilized society.

Begged to Be Published Even If Late

Monday, November 9th, 2009
PATH to Jersey City, Halloween, 2009

PATH to Jersey City, Halloween, 2009

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Jonathan Mena’s Pictorial Wrap Up of the 2009 Mayoral Race …

Monday, November 9th, 2009

… As Seen Through the Vista of the Images Taken at the Election Night HQ of William C. Thompson III

Part 2

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Jonathan Mena’s Pictorial Wrap Up of the 2009 Mayoral Race …

Monday, November 9th, 2009

… As Seen Through the Vista of the Images Taken at the Election Night HQ of William C. Thompson III

Part 1

Podium four hours before Thompson took the stage.

Podium four hours before Thompson took the stage.

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November 3, 2009, William Thompson III’s Election Night Headquarters

Sunday, November 8th, 2009

The WORD’s Senior Editors/Producers Andrea Leon, Ashley Carpenter and Jonathan Mena were there. Pictures, blogs, video/YouTube are in the works. Yep, even though the election is bye-bye there is still news that needs to be reported.

Stay tune.

Senior Editor Andrea Leone, far left; Senior Editor Ashley Carpenter, center, videotaping. Senior Editor Jonathan Mena not in this picture.

Senior Editor Andrea Leone, far left; Senior Editor Ashley Carpenter, center, videotaping. Senior Editor Jonathan Mena not in this picture.

Post Script:

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Obama’s Embrace, Lukewarm. A Judas Kiss?

Sunday, November 8th, 2009
Thompson's Election Night HQ, Hilton, 54th & Sixth Avenue. Picture by Ashley Carpenter

Thompson

Sometime deep into the evening of November 3 at the Election Night HQ of William C. Thompson III, NY Governor David Patterson, who had received a tepid applause after he took to the podium, said what needed to be said as a surge swept the Hilton third-floor room that an upset could be in the making as Thompson’s numbers seemed to be growing strongly in the hours after the polls had closed: QMfE, “A lot of Democrats this day stayed home, dropped the ball.” He spoke about an hour before the tenor of the evening, subtle but obvious, began tipping to OMG, he/we might actually defeat the Term Limits billion dollar mayor.

Then, of course, that surge tanked.

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