Former Wall Streeter.
Now works in education...some may think this implies a "vested interest" in educational policy, so it's disclosed here.
Lives in Manhattan with wife and daughter.
Is also a landlord.
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President Obama can help fight back against Vote Suppression by executive order. He could do it tomorrow if he wished. Follow me below the Hanging Orange Chad for more...by ManhattanMan
12 comments on Sun Oct 19, 2014 at 02:07 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
There are many types of Voter Suppression, such as felon disenfranchisement, cutting polling hours, or closing polling places in Democratic neighborhoods. But the Republican-passed "Voter ID" laws ...by ManhattanMan
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I’m sorry! I used the words “Bank of America” and “Run” in the title. Oops! So I get an e-mail from our good friends at BoA. I keep no deposits there, but I do have a credit card.by ManhattanMan
29 comments on Mon Nov 07, 2011 at 10:51 AM PST with 32 Recommends
Actually I have no idea if he’s racist or not. But that doesn’t matter: Talking about his alleged racism misses the real story.by ManhattanMan
62 comments on Fri May 21, 2010 at 01:00 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
**UPDATE** Townhall is over, the feed is now down ** http://news.cincinnati.com/apps/pbcs.dll/artikkel?Dato=99999999&Kategori=NEWS01&Lopenr=90617007&Ref=AR&template=mogulus_local I don't know the ...by ManhattanMan
13 comments on Tue Sep 01, 2009 at 08:43 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
ShadowSD has an excellent, rec-listed Diary with talking points for the ...by ManhattanMan
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- An important, but wonky, policy question: why does the U.S. tax the profits of U.S. corporations earned overseas, outside the U.S.? Because repealing that "global" tax scheme is a huge priority ...80 comments 30 Recs
- Unable are the loved to die. For love is immortality. ~Emily Dickinson I Got the News Today (IGTNT) is a diary series intended to honor service members who have died as a result of the wars in ...68 comments 79 Recs
- Ex-CFO Stands up to Chik-Fil-A, Loses Job, Livelyhood, Ends up on Food Stamps. ABC Thinks it's FunnyIn this ABC News report we see Adam Smith along with his wife and family living on Food Stamps. Adam, used to be the CFO of a big time medical device company pulling down $200k per year with over $426 comments 286 Recs
- Issue Social Security cards with the recipient's photo. Petitioner suggests that there are numerous benefits to be gained by improving the Social Security card by adding the recipient's photo to ...31 comments 7 Recs
- Okay, I've been around long enough to know that this brief diary is likely to get me labelled a "concern troll." But I can't help it. I think far too many here are underestimating the GOP clown car.462 comments 193 Recs
- I know I am. I think there's enough proof already. They are crazy liars without a heart who cater to the rich and conservatives and play upon people's intolerance, fear of the new, and ignorance ...608 comments 270 Recs
- The letter by 47 Senators and members of Congress trying to undermine negotiations between Iran, the United States and the 5 + 1 group is a pretty clear violation of the Logan Act : "Any citizen of ...221 comments 379 Recs
- When incumbent Governor Andrew Cuomo ran for reelection in fall 2014, he faced a surprising amount of push-back on the left and the right. In the fight for the Democratic party's nomination, a ...20 comments 6 Recs
- Last Saturday, at the funeral of Rafael Ramos, one of the New York Police Officers murdered by a lone gunman a week earlier, hundreds of NYPD officers watching Mayor DeBlasio's eulogy on a screen ...38 comments 41 Recs
- I'd like to welcome a new contributor to our Money & Public Purpose Blog, the excellent Geoff Coventry who is graciously allowing us to cross-post his articles from his fantastic blog: "It's The ...7 comments 13 Recs
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