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It was alarming to read a recent Point of View about immigration policy where the author referred to undocumented immigrants as “locusts,” and used an incredibly condescending tone to describe so-called “Upper West Side liberal Jews” who might disagree with the premise of the Point of View. more
The truth has been acknowledged by U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s own chief of staff, Saikat Chakrabarti: The Green New Deal is not primarily about greening the planet or controlling the climate. It’s about socialism, as the people from whom she plagiarized it have said all along. It’s a fundamental transformation of our way of life. more
I’m dealing with all my issues here, each as briefly as possible. more
This Point of View will discuss various aspects of the extremely serious, locust-like invasion of this country by “illegal aliens” — which happens to be the exact words used by U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer and his Democratic colleagues in 2009, and during the entire Obama administration to correctly refer to these lawbreakers. more
Across New York and the rest of the nation, media headlines are dominated by the recent arrest by the FBI-New York Police Department Crimes Against Children Task Force of billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein on charges of sexually abusing and trafficking minors, some as young as 14 years old. more
During the Coalition to Save Brust Park’s successful effort to collect 1,000 signatures to protect the park, I have noticed that people around here are all against more building. It’s almost unanimous. more
Happy 54th birthday, Medicare! You increase our life expectancy and quality of life. You’re our most trusted health care program. more
Americans have health on their minds. Nearly four-in-10 voters think health care is the most important policy issue our country faces. more
Last April, a dead sperm whale washed ashore in Sardinia, Italy, containing more than 48 pounds of plastic in its stomach. A month before that, a young whale washed ashore in the Philippines with 88 pounds of plastic in its stomach. more
In the last few years, Trader Joe’s has continued to expand in New York City, giving more and more New Yorkers access to affordable, organic foods. Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens are all served by at least one Trader Joe’s — why not the Bronx? more
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