s skippy the bush kangaroo: tuesday in chinatown

skippy the bush kangaroo

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

tuesday in chinatown

long-term joblessness: the quiet monster

birtherism is no laughing matter

40% of american workers live paycheck to paycheck

poll finds majority of nyc thinks police favor whites
posted by skippy at 8:42 AM |


Who are those other 36%?

Most of the NYC police live in Lon Gisland or Joisey and drive in. And there is still an overt romanticism of the Glory Days when a bunch of Irish cops would go into a tenement and people would "fall down the stairs."

It's much better--though not where it was under Dinkins--but just a glance at the demographics of the force shows what most of us know: it's not necessarily good to be white in NYC, but it's better than the alternatives.
commented by Blogger Ken Houghton, 8:49 AM PDT  

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