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04.28.15 Prachi Gupta

Every time someone puts in a fake 911 call that summons a real SWAT team or another large-scale emergency response, local residents suffer emotional distress, taxpayers lose money and officials waste crucial time and resources. After a spate of hoax 911 calls in the Long Island area — 53 since 2014 — Senator Chuck Schumer […]

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01.16.15 Rhett Jones

Senator Chuck Schumer is terrified of drones. After two recent instances of drones in the airspace at Westchester airport, on Friday he held a press conference to call for pressure to be put on the FAA to hurry up and finish its new guidelines for legal drone usage. A ruling by the National Transportation Safety Board […]

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11.10.14 Aymann Ismail

After more than a decade, the new Fulton Street Transit Center opened Monday morning at 5AM with a celebratory unveiling. Up to 300,000 straphangers are expected to visit the state-of-the-art, $1.4 billion station everyday. After enduring setbacks from Hurricane Sandy and repairs to the tunnels damaged by 9/11, the 180,000-square-foot hub is now operational and is […]

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10.14.14 Rhett Jones

New York Senator Chuck Schumer wants to make tresspassing on national monuments or “critical infrastructure,” a federal crime punishable with up to five years in prison. Following high-profile incidents in which harmless teens and urban explorers have placed white flags on top of the Brooklyn Bridge or taken photos of themselves on top of 1 WTC, the senior […]

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06.17.14 Backdoor Pharmacist

Expect a “Palcohol Banned” update soon because New York’s State Senate just passed legislation against any powdered alcohol product nearly unopposed, 57-1 with 3 abstaining. Senator Chuck “Buzzkill” Schumer must be dancing at the thought that rum spiked Eggs Benedict will never come to be. All about Palcohol here. Meanwhile, I’ll keep asking for a quad […]

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09.25.12 Andy Cush

According to U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, truckers have crashed into low-hanging bridges in New York 200 times in the last two years alone. Schumer placed partial blame on the GPS systems used by truckers, which he said lack the ability to plan a route based on the heights of bridges along the way, and is now […]

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11.03.10 Lauri Apple

Yesterday’s election results, OMG. Mostly terrible, with the Republicans winning lots of Congressional seats and governor’s races and people (?) like Sarah Palin saying smarmy crap on their Twitters all night long, bragging about refudiation. GOP in the muthafuckin’ House, for real. […]

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10.21.10 Lauri Apple

On September 30, U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer had $19.3 million in his campaign war chest/duffle bag thing. Now he’s giving it all away. Get your Schumerbucks, today! […]

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03.24.10 Bucky Turco

NASA is getting closer to pawning off their fleet of space shuttles to institutions where they’ll get maximum visibility. Senators Schumer and Gillibrand are lobbying the space agency to choose the Intrepid as one of those places. While it’s a noble gesture, can NY really afford to drop $28.8 million on a spacecraft that can’t even […]

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