Happy Monday, C.I.A.!

Happy Monday, CIA! The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a major surveillance reform measure late last week: By an overwhelming margin, the House passed the 2015 defense appropriation bill which, among...

When Officers Die and Protests Get the Blame?

 When police commissioners have nuts and bolts for brains.

The French Thinker of the Moment – Mme Lagarde

Unable to fix Europe’s financial crisis caused by one currency, the euro, for multiple economic levels, Christine Lagarde told the Greeks this weekend that...

Class and Tawdriness on the Internet. Where’s the News? It Ain’t Cheap.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KvSHj2-UqFIIt was expected to premiere at Cannes, but Abel Ferrara’s “Welcome to New York”, based on the sex scandals and legal battles of French...

Learning from Silvio and His Posse

Mr. Lhota is the Republican contender for the NYC mayoralty. And he is concerned that his Democratic opponent, Bill de Blasio, cares about...

One Uncompromising Voice: Bill Martin’s

I do not know if Herbert Marcuse said somewhere that, despite the appearance of great dynamism in capitalist society, nothing really happens, but I...

Brrr it’s so cold in NYC that

ThePotholeView‏@ThePotholeView Brrr it's so cold in NYC that FDR seems a highway to Rikers Island!

Murders Fall in New York City, but Officers Aren’t Celebrating.

No fun celebrating with your back turned.

Happy Holidays from the White House!

ThePotholeView is happy to announce that its founder received a holiday card from the White House. The card was addressed to the mysterious Ms....

A Memorable Day for TPV: Friday August 17, 2012

Cynicism aside, on Friday, August 17, 2012, The New York Times’ editorial board found its long-lost voice. In fact, ThePotholeView was born out of...

All Bits Are Created Equally Slow. Or Fast.

Only yesterday Sen. Al Franken's people mass emailed that Net Neutrality - equal access to the Internet for all - should continue to be...

NJ.Com: Hundreds of NYPD Bravest Contain the May Day Mildly Angry Dozen

Hundreds of NYPD bravest prepared in riot gear lined up in front of Bank of America on West 42nd Street, to quiet down ONE...

“Smart Guns” Conceptual Threat to a Real Right: Random Shooting

Back in November, the NRA-ILA started a philosophical approach to shooting: shooting is fun because it is random and you do it whenever you...

NYT: Taking Up Gay Marriage, but on Their Own Terms

...Court promises to decide  in sickness and in health, says "we do."
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