Op Ed

Justin Trudeau Proves That Terrorism Pays

Justin Trudeau Proves That Terrorism Pays

Justin Trudeau Proves That Terrorism Pays By Dennis Conforto Justin Trudeau the Prime Minster of Canada alone authorized a payment of $8.5 million dollar to a confessed Canadian terrorist and killer Omar Khadr. At the age of 16 Omar threw […]

by · August 3, 2017 · Op Ed
Who You Calling Bougie?

Who You Calling Bougie?

Who You Calling Bougie? | Larry Benjamin Recently, a friend of mine—full disclosure: he’s my ex from way back when—said I was “bougie.” In case you’ve never heard the term, Urban Dictionary defines bougie, a hacked truncation of the word Bourgeoisie, […]

Op-Ed: The Key to Garifuna Unity? Garifuna Identity

Op-Ed: The Key to Garifuna Unity? Garifuna Identity

The Key to Garifuna Unity? Garifuna Identity  By José Francisco Ávila Haga Clic Para Leer En Español  In response to my latest article, one of the readers sent me a message stating, “This was an timely reminder of this prestigious event. […]

Vernuccio’s View: Global Warming Questioned by New Study

Vernuccio’s View: Global Warming Questioned by New Study

The theory of man-made global warming has been questioned by a new study. The results shouldn’t surprise keen analysts. Common sense questions, such as why Earth’s temperature was warmer in the 10th Century AD, as well as in the era […]

by · July 26, 2017 · Op Ed, Vernuccio's View
OPINION: Shining A Light On Transit Priorities

OPINION: Shining A Light On Transit Priorities

TRANSIT PRIORITIES NEED TO BE PUT IN A NEW LIGHT by Assemblyman Brian Kolb The “Summer of Hell” New York City commuters are facing makes upstate New Yorkers feel lucky. The deterioration of the city’s mass transit system has resulted in […]

by · July 23, 2017 · Op Ed, Transportation
Op-Ed: Combating Gun Violence by Senator Kevin Parker

Op-Ed: Combating Gun Violence by Senator Kevin Parker

by · July 21, 2017 · Op Ed
Vernucccio’s View: Overcoming Obama’s Defense Funding Mistakes

Vernucccio’s View: Overcoming Obama’s Defense Funding Mistakes

Will The House of Representatives’ National Defense Authorization Act, (NDAA), passed last Friday, be sufficient to both address rising threats from abroad as well as make up the significant loss of funding during the Obama Administration? The $686.6 billion (which exceeds President […]

OPINION: Mayor de Blasio Has No Moral Compass

OPINION: Mayor de Blasio Has No Moral Compass

Mayor de Blasio Has No Moral Compass by Dennis Conforto It appears that the only person that Mayor Bill de Blasio is in touch with these days, is with himself. He just cannot help it, because his agenda centers on […]

by · July 16, 2017 · Op Ed
From: Kerut EK, Kerut DG, Fleisig GS, Andrews JR. Prevention of Arm Injuries in Youth Baseball Pitchers. J La Med Assn 2008; March/April

Magic Pitch Counts Have Ruined Baseball

By William Coppola Remember when the Boston Celtic’s John Havlicek was the best sixth man on those championship teams back in the 60’s and 70’s? Maybe it is time for baseball to look to something similar, as in a sixth […]

by · July 13, 2017 · Op Ed, Sports
Op-Ed: Caribbean Heritage Month and Its Importance to African American History

Op-Ed: Caribbean Heritage Month and Its Importance to African American History

Caribbean Heritage Month and Its Importance to African American History By State Senator Kevin Parker Life Needs The Caribbean! So read the tagline of a full-length commercial that ran in frequent rotation on national network television a couple years ago. […]

by · July 10, 2017 · Op Ed
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OPINION: New Yorkers Deserve Better

New Yorkers Deserve Better Than They’re Getting A special message from New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb and the Assembly Minority Conference. The 2017 session was an exercise in dysfunction, where political agendas impeded the public’s work. From […]

by · July 2, 2017 · Government, Op Ed
Op-Ed: Putting Our Memories into Action After Memorial Day

Op-Ed: Putting Our Memories into Action After Memorial Day

PUTTING OUR MEMORIES INTO ACTION AFTER MEMORIAL DAY By State Senator Kevin Parker The Serviceman’s Readjustment Act of 1944 – better known as the G. I. Bill, was intended to provide World War II veterans with funds for housing and […]

by · June 27, 2017 · Op Ed, Veterans
Time to Repeal New York City’s  Racist  and Homophobic Cabaret Law

Time to Repeal New York City’s Racist and Homophobic Cabaret Law

Time to Repeal New York City’s  Racist  and Homophobic Cabaret Law By José Francisco Ávila Haga clic para leer en Español Did you know that dancing is illegal in most of New York City’s bars and restaurants? New York City […]

by · June 26, 2017 · Op Ed
OPINION: Public School Parents Deserve Transparency

OPINION: Public School Parents Deserve Transparency

Public School Parents Deserve Transparency By Devon Winston    When Bill de Blasio was Public Advocate, he talked a lot about transparency in government. Once, he even gave the NYC Department of Education a “D” in transparency for failing to […]

by · June 18, 2017 · Education News, Op Ed
OPINION: Bronx Public School Parents Want to be Heard

OPINION: Bronx Public School Parents Want to be Heard

By Cecilia Taveras When it comes to public education in the Bronx, Mayor de Blasio is better at talking than he is at listening. Last month, when the Mayor visited my borough for a week, he spent a lot of […]

by · June 18, 2017 · Education News, Op Ed