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Israeli Defense Forces Down Iran Drone – Lose F-16: What It Means

The Israeli Defense Forces reported shooting down an Iranian Drone or Unmanned Aerial Vehicle [UAV] originating from the Syrian Border into Israel.  The significance of this type of attack signals a renewed escalation of the so called “Arab-Israeli” conflict. Iran has...
Posted On Feb 12 2018

Killing Trump: Connect the Dots!

The term “coup d’etat” is french for “blow against the State”. It describes the plot or overthrow of a government system or head of state by plotters from within the government system. In the U.S. , we have a peaceful transition of government power...
Posted On Feb 09 2018

Rockland Renaissance

We have spent the last 4 years fighting our way back from the brink of bankruptcy. We have paid off the $138 million deficit, that existed when I took office, much faster than anyone thought possible. The renaissance of Rockland County is well underway. Today we take our next...

Extra Eyes on the Books

Something happened in early 2007 that would have far-reaching consequences for Rockland County – consequences that helped lead to near disaster. In April of that year, the County’s auditor retired. Normally the retirement of a single employee does not impact the...

Expecting School Safety

When my children were little, I would put them on the bus in the morning with every expectation that they would be safe and cared for in school. Safe from physical hazards, safe from dangerous conditions, safe from fire, safe from anything that could hurt them. What parent...

Dividends for Taxpayers

A New Year and new opportunities to make good on a vow that has been a centerpiece of my administration – economic development. Attracting business – clean industry – is tied to our way of life and your pocketbook. Keep in mind that every cent of the taxes paid...

The Spirit of the Season … All Year

We’ve decorated the Christmas tree, lighted all eight candles on the menorah, cooked, cleaned and shopped ’til we dropped. Now, during this month of holidays, we can pause for a moment to reflect on what these celebrations are really about. I just had an opportunity...

Today in History – December 5, 1964 – Capt. Roger Donlon Awarded the Medal of Honor

On December 5, 1964, the first Medal of Honor awarded to a U.S. serviceman for action in Vietnam is presented to Capt. Roger Donlon of Saugerties, New York, for his heroic action earlier in the year. Captain Donlon and his Special Forces team were manning Camp Nam Dong, a...
Posted On Dec 23 2017

Don’t Let the Terrorists Win

Once again, we have seen someone who hates our way of life try to wreak death and destruction on innocent people at the height of the holiday season. And once again, that terrorist didn’t succeed. That’s in large part due to the quick and heroic work of law...