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It’s Not Fun to Live in the R-U-S-A

After numerous shady occurrences, from his less-than-credible re-election to hacking our elections, has Vladimir Putin really been invited by President Donald Trump to visit the White House? The Kremlin says yes, and White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirms … Continue reading

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PC, Funny, Or Just Stupid?

Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently told a Harlem Baptist church congregation that Jews “have no rhythm.” Was this our governor showing he’s not politically correct, trying to be funny, or just being stupid? I vote stupid. Cuomo said Catholics and Baptists … Continue reading

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Is Privacy a Thing of the Past?

Has Facebook reached its tipping point? According to Malcolm Gladwell’s best-selling book of the same name, a tipping point is “a moment of critical mass, the threshold, the boiling point.” The recent school shooting in Florida and the massive student … Continue reading

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Say Hello To My Little Staff

“My! People seem to come and go so quickly here!”  (Dorothy Gale, The Wizard of Oz). You can’t quit, you’re fired! seems to be the new catchphrase of The Apprentice, White House edition. The number of those either quitting, reading … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2018: Pride and Tolerance

If you had the luck of the Irish You’d be sorry and wish you were dead… When John Lennon sang those biting lyrics in 1972, he was lamenting how the Irish suffered for decades under British rule and oppression. In the … Continue reading

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Melania & Isabelle: A Tale of Two Immigrants

The EB-1 visa program allows immigrants who’ve achieved greatness in their fields to live permanently in the United States. Nicknamed the “Einstein visa,” it is reserved for a special few with “extraordinary ability.” Immigration expert Sarah Pierce of the Migration … Continue reading

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Compared to NY, Other States’ Gun Laws are Obscene

Florida lawmakers apparently think we are in more danger from Stormy Daniels than a disturbed teen storming a school with an assault weapon. The same day it voted down a proposal to ban assault rifles (despite pleas of classmates of … Continue reading

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A Chill In South Florida

With all of its ex-New Yorkers, South Florida is referred to by some as the “sixth New York City borough.” Not quite. In Florida for a break from the winter cold, I recently woke up to 80-degree sunshine. Later that … Continue reading

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On Presidents Day, Trump Dishonors Past Leaders

Monday is Presidents Day, established to honor George Washington, later adding Abraham Lincoln and all past presidents. After leading the colonies to victory over the British and becoming our first president, Washington worked hard to set a template of fairness … Continue reading

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Hot Pepper Challenge Makes Me Weep

Are you familiar with the ALS Pepper Challenge? Last October, Patty Haberstroh of Westport, Connecticut, was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a progressive disorder that has no cure. Aware that the Ice Bucket Challenge raised a good deal of money … Continue reading

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