Alfonse D'Amato
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President Trump’s speech at the U.N. last week brought into clear focus some issues that have been simmering for years. Previous presidents have hinted at this discord, but they too often did it with hollowed-out diplomatic verbiage . . . more
The conflict in Syria has been a long and terrible war of attrition, a brutal civil war exacerbated by a ruthless ISIS insurgency, all stirred mercilessly by Iranian and Russian intervention. Now all this misery is concentrating itself in . . . more
The good news is that the U.S. economy is expected to grow by a solid 3.7 percent in the second half of 2018, while unemployment is now 3.9 percent. Even better news is that the benefits of this growth . . . more
The U.S. economy is humming along at a brisk pace, fueled by last year’s tax cuts, business growth and strong consumer confidence. Unemployment overall is the lowest in decades . . . more
Last week, Governor Cuomo unveiled his 2013-14 budget. He proposed to increase school aid statewide by 3 percent while keeping overall state spending growth under 2 percent. more
I always thought it was cliché to say, “I’ve never seen anything like it,” but in the aftermath of Sandy, I can honestly say that, in my lifetime, I’ve never seen anything like it. more
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