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Question: When is the truth a lie? Answer: When the statement turns out to be only a half-truth, which is a partial or incomplete truth intended to deceive or mislead its intended targets. more
There’s an old saying: “It’s better to keep silent and let people believe you’re a fool than to open your mouth and prove that belief to be true.” more
On March 4, The Riverdale Press printed my letter about how I constantly read and heard in the media there needed to be a frank, uninhibited discussion on the topic of race relations. more
Imagine that you had the power in a life-or-death situation where you could save only one of two people from drowning. The person who could be more easily saved was Black, the other was either a loved one or a friend. more
The Democratic Party, prior to the Nov. 3 election (and before recent vacancies due to retirements and death), held a substantial 32-seat advantage over the Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives. The Democrats held 233 seats, and the Republicans had 201. more
There is an old saying, “Don’t judge a book by its cover” — a variation of which would be, “Don’t judge a person’s intelligence by his prestigious job title.” I give you as today’s example Mr. Norman Wechsler, who (as your paper noted) “is a former principal at DeWitt Clinton High School and a former superintendent for Bronx high schools with the city’s education department.” more
Grant Napier was recently fired by radio station KHKT from his job as play-by-play announcer for the Sacramento Kings of the NBA for tweeting “all live smatter. Every single one.” more
Over the past several years, many owners of New York City yellow cab taxi medallions have committed suicide because the worth of these heavily financed medallions have plummeted in value from more than $1 million each, to about several hundred thousand dollars. more
My letter in December was an extremely serious opinion piece that express my utter contempt for those crazed, deranged, Trump-hating Democratic Party lawyer/politicians who, during the past impeachment hearings, did away with all semblances of due process, the presumption of innocence, the exclusion of hearsay evidence, the right to cross-examine witnesses, or to introduce your own witnesses, etc. more
In 1973, there was a popular movie called “The Paper Chase” having to do with the education of a group of students at Harvard Law School. more
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