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  • Yankees not on verge of signing Manny Ramirez

     
    If any of you saw the ImpactoDeportivo.com report that the Yankees are on the verge of signing Manny Ramirez to a three-year, $75-million contract, don't get excited (either good or bad). It's not true. Hal Steinbrenner told me this afternoon,......
  • NYC Payroll: Fun with numbers

     
    The Empire Center has posted the entire NYC payroll -- 427,759 full and part time workers at 85 agencies -- on the Internet, at SeeThroughNY.net, where it joins the payrolls of the NYS government and 18 authorities, including the MTA.......
  • Social Security's new 'twins': Patty Duke

     
    by Frank James Remember the Patty Duke Show of the 1960s with the ridiculous, genetically impossible premise of two cousins who were identical twins? It was double trouble in black and white. If you do, then the Social Security......
  • Pelosi: Stimulus by Presidents' Day

     
    by Mark Silva How much pressure will there be on Congress to enact an economic stimulus plan swiftly? House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says there will be no congressional recess for the Presidents' Day holiday if they haven't finished work by......
  • SoS: What happened to pension reform?

     
    One of Gov. Paterson's most ballyhooed budget proposals was public pension reform, including the creation of a new less benificent and boon-doggly tier for new workers that would eventually make public sector employment slightly less gold-plated than it...
  • Why do we pay for political consiglieres?

     
    One of the things we learn from this morning's NYT article on the Cuomo-Senate machinations is that the AG, supposedly fighting so hard to save the taxpayers money, has on his state payroll a political operative named Joe Percoco,......
  • The Price of Winning

     
    By Mike Axisa We all love it when the Yanks spend money. $161M for CC Sabathia or $180M for Mark Teixeira or $60M for Manny Ramirez is nothing to us fans, we just want the team to win. The fact......
  • Geithner: Hiccup?

     
    Popular Atlantic blogger Marc Ambinder calls the Tim Geithner tax issue a "hiccup," which pretty much summarizes the media reaction so far. But does that reflect reality, or a desire to be nice to all things Obama in the......
  • Obama, Baucus still back Geithner

     
    by Frank James The Obama presidential transition issued a statement responding to disclosures that Tim Geithner, President-elect Barack Obama's choice for Treasury Secretary, once employed an immigrant domestic worker with an expired work authorization...
  • Geithner: Does tax error pass smell test?

     
    Timothy Geithner, Obama's nominee as Treasury Secretary, has disclosed a couple of problems -- employing an undocumented housekeeper for a couple of years, and mistakenly not paying self-employment taxes on money he earned at the IMF. The Obama camp......
  • Video: Geithner's "innocent mistake"

     
    Obama, as he has done with Eric Holder, attempts to push through Tim Geithner by arguing that he merely made an innocent mistake, but not really grappling with the facts. Why didn't Geithner realize, when the IRS audited him in......