In a New York Minute

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IN A NEW YORK MINUTE
BY John Tully
THE LOS ANGELES SUN
BBRIDGE

JUNE 17 2004

Being a vocal, loyal fan of the Redskins, Bullets and Redsox at an upstate New York boarding school didn’t go over too well with the lads. He hated their teams right back, as any good D.C.- loving boy would but he was badly outnumbered. The Big Apple’s teams and in turn, the City, had been his nemesis for years and moving to the coast only strengthened that rivalry.

He used to fly People Express in and out of Newark and it was hell. The bus to Port Authority and the cruise to Canal Street was always a fun adventure but he had absolutely revelled in not being a Newyorker.

Seventeen years and a minute later he fell hard.

MISTA? Hello?!
Can you blame him?
Every polish waitress, every Ecuadorian launderer,
Indian Cabdriver, downtown hipster, bodega owner and Yankee Stadium attendee treated him like a king.

Gettheheckouta’ere!
What gives?

The smell of burnt pretzels and Sabrett hot dogs with cars whizzing/honking by; a beautiful day in Central Park and the sun going down right exactly over the West Village. Thirty Irish bars in ten square blocks, thousands of great restaurants and a subway that works.

He gave in.

Seventeen years later he fell in love with a city that never sleeps and it was all over. But it wasn’t until he flew back to the coast that evening that he choked-up when he figured it out:
this was a truly great town that had been attacked; it’s heart broken just two and a half years before.

Just when he had lost faith in pretty much all of mankind, this good, noble, wounded yet resilient city had given him some hope that America could still be great.

The beautiful woman didn’t hurt either.

Dylan Ratigan is Out at CNBC's Fast Money

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Tully

March 30, 2009

Guy Adami just said : “Wait, Wait, Let’s Officially welcome Melissa to the center chair…” (unofficial transcript)

drMedia outlets have been reporting for the past few days that Dylan Ratigan’s March 31 contract would not be renewed.

As Broadcatching mentioned earlier , we met Mr. Ratigan last fall outside NASDAQ HQ and he was a swell chap.

He was cruising for a bruising talking all that truth and ABC is going to give him a fat payday.

Uh oh….


U.S. Airways Flight 1549 Crash Lands In New York City's Hudson River

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Governor Patterson declares: “It’s the Miracle On The Hudson”

John S. Tully

The New York Herald Sun

January 15, 2008

A flock of geese is being blamed for the water-landing of U.S. Airways 1549.

More than half a dozen water-ferries immediately began to rescue the 155 people aboard.

The pilot apparently meant to land it in the water off 48th street and the West side of Manhattan.

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The flight originated from Laguardia Airport.

The first call to 911 was made at 3:31

All 150 passengers were rescued including the five crew members totaling 155 people who survived the crash.

Mr. Bloomberg told me at the press conference when I questioned him* that the pilot personally told the Mayor that he went back into the plane twice to check to see if there were any remaining passengers in the cabin.

The pilot has been identified by friends as Chesley Burnett “Sully” Sullenberger III


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Reporter John Tully watches Governor David Patterson talk about the “Miracle on the Hudson”

*(right before the NYPD escorted Mr. Tully out for lack of press credentials)


Here's a Fella (GW Bush) Who is Probably Responsible For Close to a Million Iraqi Deaths

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Here’s a fella (GW Bush) who is probably responsible for close to a million Iraqi deaths and you’ve got assbite American media-types pontificating on teevee about how outrageous it is that this man, who has lost family members to Bush’s folly would be so full of sadness and anger that he would have the audacity to direct his vitriol at exactly the man responsible-..hard to believe.

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John McCain Calls Tullycast a Commie

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Mr. Rove's Wild Ride

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BY John Tully
October 8 2002
The Los Angeles Sun

Politics is not a pretty thing.

Look no further than this week in Washington D. C. Former Vice-president Albert Gore Jr. finally brought up the huge marsupial in the room. Criminy! folks, that’s gonna’ wake the whole herd up mate!

Senate Leader Tom Daschle, who seemed to have stashed his opinions in a lock box this summer finally blew his top on the Senate floor denouncing President Bush’s comment at a recent fundraiser that the “Senate” is more interested in “special interests” than in the Security Of Americans. That very same fundraiser pushed the President past Bill Clinton’s record of $126 million raised in one year and it’s only the last week of September.

Stepping right up to the plate this week was a small group of Senators who have been all too quiet this summer with any dissent of this administration’s dual War On Terrorism and Iraq. In fact the debate on war had bipassed “if” and went straight through to “when” and “who’s with us” by the time Mr. Gore finally cleared his throat Monday in San Francisco. Actual questions were raised about our effectiveness in toppling Saddam and how to proceed post-war in Iraq among others.

Sen. Robert Byrd paced and shook with disdain as he read Bush’s remarks from the newspaper on the senate floor. Sen. Daschle’s voice broke as he defended his colleagues, spoke of members who have served in the military and demanded an apology from the President. He also spoke of not politicizing the nation’s debate. It was a classic case of “too little,too late”

Back in June an internal G.O.P. playbook, authored by White House political strategist Karl Rove got into the hands of the opposition. The Powerpoint presentation suggested Republican candidates play up the “War” to keep the political dialogue on their side of the fence.The relative silence of the Democrats this summer only strengthened the resolve of the true hawks in the administration and a bipartisan resolution for war will almost definitely be passed by both houses. For GOP candidates however, the strategy might not pay off.

A new poll released this week shows that while the majority of Americans are for action against Iraq, three out of five want our allies to sign on. Colin Powell would like to go back to the Security Council soon with a joint resolution from the United States Congress and it looks as if he will have it. Unfortunately for the Republicans, this momentary truce focuses the debate back onto the domestic front where, as usual, it is the Economy…stupid.

Crikey! The bugger just ate his own heed!

Politics is not a pretty creature.

© 2002 The Los Angeles Sun