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Slavery in the 21st Century

Slavery in the 21st Century

The 2018 Global Slavery Index  has been released. The focus of the study highlights the connection between modern slavery and two major factors: highly totalitarian regimes, in which populations are put to work to prop up the government, and conflict […]

by · August 29, 2018 · Vernuccio's View
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
Matters of Faith: THE FOUNDER’S INTENT ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Matters of Faith: THE FOUNDER’S INTENT ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

The founder’s intent is, was, and will always be that no one perish, but that all have everlasting life.

by · August 26, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
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
Matters of Faith: Keep your Focus!

Matters of Faith: Keep your Focus!

‭‭Matthew 14:28-30 (NKJV‬‬‬‬‬‬) “And Peter answered Him and said, “Lord, if it is You, command me to come to You on the water.” So He said, “Come.” And when Peter had come down out of the boat, he walked on […]

by · August 19, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Profile America: First Income Tax

Profile America: First Income Tax

Income taxes first came to America this month 156 years ago, when President Abraham Lincoln signed a bill levying a 3 percent tax on incomes between $600 and $10,000, and a 5 percent tax on greater incomes. The tax was […]

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 […]

WYSK: GERRI B. LAMB FUNERAL AND CELEBRATION OF LIFE

WYSK: GERRI B. LAMB FUNERAL AND CELEBRATION OF LIFE

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOWBy Councilman Rubén Díaz Sr. GERRI B. LAMB FUNERAL AND CELEBRATION OF LIFE You should know that the Funeral and Celebration of Life Service for Gerri Lamb will be held on Saturday, August 18, 2018, at 1:00 […]

by · August 15, 2018 · Obituary, What You Should Know
India's Foreign Minister Manmohan Singh and China's Xi Jinping.
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Vernuccio’s View: India, Unacknowledged

India is the world’s most populous democracy, an important US trading partner, and a key counterweight to China.  Despite all that, there is little discussion or acknowledgement of India’s increasingly vital role in geopolitics. That may soon change. The Center for […]

by · August 12, 2018 · Vernuccio's View
Matters of Faith: Giving According to What You Have!

Matters of Faith: Giving According to What You Have!

2 CORINTHIANS‬ ‭8:12-13‬ ‭AMP‬‬‬‬‬‬ “For if the eagerness [to give] is there, it is acceptable according to what one has, not according to what he does not have. For it is not [intended] that others be relieved [of their responsibility] […]

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Profile America: A Storied Cereal

On this date in 1893, Denver restaurant owner Henry Perky received a patent for making shredded wheat creal.

The Reality of War in Space

The Reality of War in Space

Earlier this year, Daniel Coats, the Director of National Intelligence, warned that  “China and Russia will continue to expand their space-based … systems in terms of the numbers of satellites, the breadth of their capability, and the applications for use. Both […]

by · August 10, 2018 · Vernuccio's View
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Profile America: A Storied Cereal:Shredded Wheat

On this date in 1893, Denver restaurant owner Henry Perky received a patent for making shredded wheat creal.