Politics

Lawmaker Wants to Double Tax on Beer in New York
One lawmaker out of New York City wants to double the tax on beer in New York State.
I caught this posted by Channel 7 abc out of Buffalo, because a bill has already been written.  Harvey Epstein of the New York Assembly has sponsored Bill Number A8915 to double the tax on beer...
State Supreme Court Overturns Ban on Flavored Vap Products
Governor Cuomo overstepped his authority on this one.
At least, according to a New York State Supreme Court that overturned his emergency ban on flavored vaping products.  The ruling was made just this past week to overturn Cuomo's ban on flavored vaping products...
Metallica and More Rock Donations to Help Australia
If you have even taken a glance at the news recently, I'm sure you've seen the devastation from the fires raging in Australia.
But sifting through the news and articles, I found some positive news about the situation. Some rockers are really stepping up and, well, showing what it means to r…
Ricky Gervais (kind of) Tells Off Hollywood at the Golden Globes
I will admit I didn't watch the Golden Globes live last night, just the recaps this morning.  But really all that mattered to me was a clip that's already been all over social media and the news.
Ricky Gervais hosted yet again.  With his cutting jokes and cracks at Hollywood, even though he himself i…
Bail Reform, Minimum Wage & More New Laws for NY in 2020
It's a new year, meaning new laws taking effect in New York.
Yes, I know bail reform has been all over the news and social media since even before the year turned.  I know I've made my thoughts on that known before, and I've gotta bite my tongue now otherwise it's like beatin…
Kid Rock's Explosive Tirade Gets Rocker In Trouble
Ted Nugent and Gene Simmons can step aside- someone else is taking over the headlines with a recent rant caught on film.
Kid Rock is no stranger to controversy, but he's facing some new business repercussions after a November tirade caught on video against Oprah Winfrey, and some follow-up tweet…
Soundgarden Getting Sued By Chris Cornell's Widow
Unfortunately things seem to always come down to money and rights after someone dies.
According to a number of music news outlets yesterday, including Rolling Stone and Consequence of Sound, Vicky Cornell has filed a lawsuit against Soundgarden...

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