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Bridge-gate and Chris Christie: Governor’s Presidential Ambitions Are Toast

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A truly pernicious personal vendetta on a bridge named for George Washington resulted in more than inconvenience. This is a case of our worst fears about the abuse of power becoming a reality. Read More »

New NYC Mayor de Blasio and Mike Bloomberg – A Tale of Two Cities

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Mayor de Blasio has rightly called the last 12 years a “Tale of Two Cities,” and obviously this is a salient observation for anyone who has lived her under Lord Bloomberg’s rule. The disparity between the haves and have-nots was never more apparent than under his watch. Read More »

NYC Mayor Bloomberg Leaving Office – 12 Years a Stave

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It’s about time New York City had a mayor who cares and is more interested in the people on the city’s streets rather than those in its ivory towers. Read More »

Drug-Test Politicians – All of Them

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Congress ought to lead by example and initiate this requirement for themselves. After all, most American workers are drug tested. Read More »

Common Core Wars – The NY State Senate Strikes Back

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We need to get back to teachers teaching instead of teaching to the test. This report is a sign that we are getting there. Read More »

Martin Bashir and the Censorship of Crass

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Free speech is a right, but being paid to be on television is not. Read More »

Fili-Busted? Fake Outrage, Real Facts

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The Democrats know that the removal of the filibuster will be used against them later on, but they had no choice if they wanted to get anything done in Obama's second term. Read More »

A President, a History of Violence, and a City Called Dallas

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Much is remembered about Nov. 22, 1963, but much is forgotten as well. Read More »

Fifty Years Later: A Reflection on the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy

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As the nation remembers JFK fifty years later, I wonder what he would make of us now? Read More »

50th Anniversary of JFK’s Assassination – The Agony and the Legacy

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We mourn the passing of a legend. JFK – the rock star president and political comet that soared ever too briefly across the nation's sky. Read More »