Dishonest Media: Curse of Cassandra Upon Them

In Greek Mythology, Cassandra was the daughter of King Priam of Troy. She was stunningly beautiful and possessed the gift of prophecy, but was cursed by Apollo that none would believe her.  This presidential election cycle bears witness to an American public that cast the curse...
Posted On Jun 02 2016

Explaining Trump Foreign Policy: Peace through Prosperity

Republican front runner Donald J. Trump delivered a foreign policy summary that was cogent, disciplined, and on-target.  From my perspective as a national security/counterterrorism professional and student of diplomacy, the speech immediately identified the problems and...
Posted On Apr 29 2016

EDITORIAL: Why Trump’s Plan Protects the U.S. Constitution

After 8 years of the Obama Administration and career politicians in office for over 25 years, the U.S. Economy is creaking under the weight of $20 Trillion in debt.  Here is what it looks like in numerical form.  Mind-boggling: 20: 20 20 thousand:   20,000 20 millions:    ...
Posted On Apr 12 2016

EDITORIAL: Hillary/Sanders Dueling Taxman Threats Against the Workingman

Let’s break this 2016 – 2017 campaign primary season down so that just about anyone can understand it. Not only in academic terms, but as a pragmatist. Don’t just read this through the lens of a staunch supporter for the candidate of your choice, but as a...
Posted On Feb 23 2016

The Worst Town Government In New York State: RAMAPO

Ramapo Town Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence and the less than stellar crew at the Ramapo Town Board rank as the worst town government in New York State.   They negotiate the worst municipal contracts, make the worst business deals, build monuments to their own stupidity, like...
Posted On Feb 09 2016

EDITORIAL: Why The Populists Republican Candidate Is Winning – An Analysis

“You can’t con people, at least not for long. You can create excitement, you can do wonderful promotion and get all kinds of press, and you can throw in a little hyperbole. But if you don’t deliver the goods, people will eventually catch on.”  ~ Donald J....
Posted On Feb 07 2016

“U.S. Navy has a lot to answer for!”: Former 5th Fleet Commander

According to MilitaryNews.com reports:  The Fifth Fleet said an investigation of the incident was underway but retired Navy Commander Chris Harmer, who served in the Fifth Fleet, said “there’s no excuse for U.S. Navy sailors to allow Iranian sailors to board their...
Posted On Jan 16 2016

Illegal Aliens: National Security Problem Not Immigration Issue

While the soaring rhetoric between political camps wrestle with the Main Stream Media over the semantics of what is or is not an Illegal alien, undocumented worker, “Dreamer”, or  Visa Challenged Immigrant; the fact of the matter is, it is not an immigration issue, it...
Posted On Nov 12 2015

NYS Assemblyman Ortiz: Insurance Will Stop Cop Killers

“Spotlight on Legislation I am sponsoring new legislation to require owners of firearms to obtain at least $250,000 liability insurance, re-emphasizing the need for new strategies to address lax gun laws (A5864). The recent murder of NYPD Officer Randolph Holder...
Posted On Nov 03 2015

Woodbury Police Benevolent Association: Vote No Confidence For Vasquez

Candidate for Rockland County Sheriff’, Richard Vasquez’s peers, subordinates, co-workers, supervisors and now the Police Benevolent Association are calling for him to be removed from the position of Woodbury Police Chief by a unanimous member vote of “no...
Posted On Oct 28 2015