Opinion

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WYSK: To Build Or Not To Build the Wall and Still Save Face

You should know that the matter of “Building the Wall” on the Southern Mexican Border has reached a political impasse between the Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, the House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Donald J. Trump. These […]

Vernuccio’s View: China Expands Tyranny, Exports Idea

Vernuccio’s View: China Expands Tyranny, Exports Idea

China is adopting a concept that would oversee most facets of an individuals’ life, and use the information to decide a person’s worth.  That disturbingly totalitarian concept may be coming to the west. The American Civil Liberties Unions’ Jay Stanley reports that […]

by · January 4, 2019 · News, Opinion, Vernuccio's View
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Vernucciio’s View: Hezbollah Uses Illegal Drug Trade to Threaten America

The frightening extent of Iran’s’ terrorist reach into the Western Hemisphere is becoming more clear, as law enforcement officials across the globe move to curb Hezbollah. The Hill reports that Argentinian officials have frozen the assets of 14 people tied to […]

by · January 2, 2019 · News, Opinion, Vernuccio's View
A firefighter makes his way past the heavy flames that destroyed three homes in Norwood.--Photo by Toby Norwood

Op-Ed: All I Want for Christmas Is the “Fifth Man” Back

Dear Santa, All I want for Christmas is to keep New Yorkers safe. And, well, the best way to do that would be to staff all New York City Fire Engines with five firefighters. Currently, about 90% of all FDNY […]

by · December 24, 2018 · Government, News, Op Ed, 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, […]