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NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 09:  New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks at a press conference on new corruption legislation on April 9, 2013 in New York City.  Cuomo announced the Public Trust Act which would establish a new class of corruption crimes and require officials to report corruption. New York State politicians were arrested in two bribery cases last week.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

BUFFALO BILLION II: SAME SAD VERDICT

BUFFALO BILLION II: Convicted, Again By Brian M. Kolb Jurors handed down guilty verdicts to four high-profile executives involved with an economic development pet project of Gov. Cuomo’s that came to highlight nearly everything wrong with how New York does […]

by · August 15, 2018 · News, Op Ed, Opinion
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Vernuccio’s View: Google, China, and Censorship

It’s odd that you don’t see much anger expressed online about how social media giants have helped dictatorships.  Is that because those comments have been intentionally censored? An Intercept article by Ryan Gallagher recently reported that “Google is planning to launch a censored […]

President Vladimir Putin, Russia.

Vernuccio’s View: Russia’s Naval Threat

Russia’s significant increase in its seafaring nuclear threat and its aggressive moves in the Atlantic and the waters surrounding Europe increases the challenges facing the U.S. Navy.

Frances Perkins, FDR’s Secretary of Labor and the first woman to serve as a cabinet secretary, was the principal architect of the New Deal. (Credit: francesperkinscenter.org.)

Frances Perkins and Today’s Progressives

Where are today’s progressives? By Gary Tilzer Today’s elected progressives have converted the progressive movement into identity politics away from the original values and mission of its founding woman Frances Perkins.  The progressive movement started during in the 1890’s under […]

by · July 19, 2018 · News, Op Ed, Opinion
Vernuccio’s View: China’s Drive Towards Supremacy

Vernuccio’s View: China’s Drive Towards Supremacy

The unprecedented extent of China’s combined military, financial, and political challenge to the United States and its allies has been outlined at an unclassified hearing called by the House Permanent Select Committee on intelligence. According to Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, […]

Opinion:Washington Heights Legionnaires’ Outbreak – The Questions NOT Being Asked

Opinion:Washington Heights Legionnaires’ Outbreak – The Questions NOT Being Asked

Statement from the Alliance to Prevent Legionnaires’ Disease Hundreds of people contract Legionnaires’ disease every year in New York City. According to the CDC, 96% of cases are single and sporadic in nature and NOT linked to an outbreak. This […]

by · July 15, 2018 · Opinion
New York City, NY- Governor Andrew Cuomo marches in the 2016 LGBT Pride Parade in New York City. (Courtesy: Office of the NYS Governor-Flickr)

WYSK: The Christian Community Should Be Upset With Cuomo, Not the Gay Community

What You Should Know By Councilman Rev. Ruben Diaz Christians Should Be Upset With Cuomo, Not the Gay Community You should know that Governor Cuomo is facing a democratic primary from a member of the LGBTQ community by the name […]

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Vernuccio’s View: NATO’s Crucial Meeting

This week’s NATO summit, in session Wednesday and Thursday, is a test both of the stability of the most important military alliance in existence, and the maturity and realism of key European governments. At the conclusion of the Second World […]

Mexico's President-elect  Andrés Manuel López Obrador casts his vote in the July 1, 2018 election. (Credit: lopezobrador.org.mx/)

Vernuccio’s View: Growing Danger From Mexico

Leftist candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador, known also by the nickname AMLO, will be the next president of Mexico. He believes that “All have the right to immigrate to the United States.” His approximately 53% victory was facilitated by votes […]

WYSK: A Gross Example of What Fake News Looks Like

WYSK: A Gross Example of What Fake News Looks Like

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW: A Gross Example of What  Fake News  Looks Like By Councilman Rev. Ruben Diaz   You should know that recently I personally experienced a case of  “Fake News.”   As you know my dear reader, I […]

OPINION: Let Tesla Grow in New York

OPINION: Let Tesla Grow in New York

By George Castro I was born in Washington Heights and went to Bronx Community College to study automotive technology and engineering. I now live with my 6 Year old son and family in the Kingsbridge Heights area of the Bronx. […]

by · June 17, 2018 · News, Op Ed, Opinion, Technology
Gjonaj: Investigate NYCHA Officials for Perjury

Gjonaj: Investigate NYCHA Officials for Perjury

CM Gjonaj calls on City Council to start a perjury investigation to uncover any and all misleading and false testimony provided by NYCHA leadership in previous testimony before the Council.

by · June 14, 2018 · Government, News, Op Ed, Opinion
China’s Hollywood Takeover

China’s Hollywood Takeover

The summer movie blockbuster season is here. One thing that can be unfortunately counted on: you will not see a lot of films with patriotic views on American history being offered.  There’s a reason for that. China’s financial influence over […]

Ed Mulraine is a pastor and author.

OPINION: God, Guns and the Mentally Ill

GOD, GUNS AND THE MENTALLY ILL It is sad to note the number of men, young and old, who are suffering from some form of mental illness. From paranoid schizophrenia to bipolar disorder, men are literally going insane. Their minds […]

OPINION: Tax Freedom Day, New York-style

OPINION: Tax Freedom Day, New York-style

TAX FREEDOM DAY: NEW YORK GOES FROM BAD TO WORSE Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) Once upon a time, I actually agreed with Andrew Cuomo on the subject of taxes. Back in October 2011, only 10 months into […]

by · May 14, 2018 · News, Opinion