Opinion

WYSK: Is it only Congressman Joe Crowley’s Loss?

WYSK: Is it only Congressman Joe Crowley’s Loss?

By Councilman Rubén Díaz, Sr. Is it Congressman Joe Crowley’s Loss? You should know that on Tuesday, June 26th, when Congressman Joe Crowley lost the Democratic Primary, the biggest losers were the State and the City of New York. It […]

NEW SCHOOL YEAR OFFERS ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES FOR STUDENTS

NEW SCHOOL YEAR OFFERS ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES FOR STUDENTS

NEW SCHOOL YEAR OFFERS ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES FOR STUDENTS Column from Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) With summer coming to a close, New York’s youngest residents will begin preparing to embark on another exciting school year; one filled with […]

by · September 2, 2018 · Opinion
Governor Cuomo’s Ugly Political Posturing Crosses a Line

Governor Cuomo’s Ugly Political Posturing Crosses a Line

GOVERNOR CUOMO’S UGLY POLITICAL POSTURING CROSSES A LINE Legislative Column from Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Andrew Cuomo’s latest foot-in-mouth statement that America “was never that great” provided a look into an offensive liberal mentality and represents another display […]

by · August 29, 2018 · Opinion
Catholic Charities Ends Foster Adoptions Program

Catholic Charities Ends Foster Adoptions Program

Catholic Charities ends its foster adoptions program after 95 years of excellent and professional services.

by · August 27, 2018 · Opinion, What You Should Know
Russia, China, Military Moving Rapidly Ahead

Russia, China, Military Moving Rapidly Ahead

In most of the world’s freely elected governments, officials explain their defense budgets almost apologetically. There is a media inclination to frame spending on military needs as an unwanted diversion of funds from civilian programs. It is startling when one reads […]

by · August 26, 2018 · Opinion, Vernuccio's View
Governor Cuomo’s Ugly Political Posturing Crosses a Line

Governor Cuomo’s Ugly Political Posturing Crosses a Line

GOVERNOR CUOMO’S UGLY POLITICAL POSTURING CROSSES A LINE Legislative Column from Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Andrew Cuomo’s latest foot-in-mouth statement that America “was never that great” provided a look into an offensive liberal mentality and represents another display […]

by · August 26, 2018 · Opinion
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 […]

NATO alliance flags

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 […]