Letters to the Editor
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New York City is the laughingstock of our country because of the elections board’s repeated bungling. Well-publicized examples include the thousands of incorrect absentee ballots sent to Brooklyn voters last year, and the inclusion of test ballots in the preliminary ranked-choice count in the June primary. more
It has been common knowledge for years that all major developing countries have possessed the ability to conduct germ warfare. The Wuhan crisis is no exception. more
Please bear in mind that I do not claim to be an expert in transit or urban planning. more
When we talk about what’s happening nowadays, a friend often refers to this being the “age of stupidity” or “strange times.” While the world always has had too much evil and stupidity, in some ways, it’s worse now. more
The Riverdale Press reports that several of the candidates running in June’s Democratic primary — including me — chose not to attack incumbent city councilman Eric Dinowitz’s record during the campaign. more
I have read that France is inviting us back. I have a good friend there who I’d love to see. more
Perhaps my personal “favorite” of today’s growing number of radical, right-wing conservative Republican “greatest hits” of operating out of what Paul Krugman calls “bad faith” and what Jane Mayer calls using “stealth tactics” is how they try to deceive, mislead, and fool the public into believing that they want to “save” and “reform” Social Security when, in reality, many of them want to cut or reduce the benefits and, eventually, to abolish it entirely. more
As a Briar Oaks shareholder, I was delighted to see that you found the colorful history of our property as fascinating as we do. more
Resumption of round-the-clock New York City Transit subway service is good news. The Big Apple always has been a 24/7 town. More people work different hours from the old 9-to-5 decades ago. more
The recent record temperature on the west coast — 116 degrees in Portland, 121 degrees in Canada — even 118 degrees in Siberia — along with the heat wave here and heavy flooding in Michigan, are episodes of increasing extreme weather that are part of the global impact of climate change. more
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