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Really, the world outside is conspiring to corrupt us. The mindless chatter is deafening, the distractions are pervasive and the temptation to indulge ourselves on every level is highly seductive. more
Hurricane season is upon us, last week we saw the devastation that Tropical Storm Harvey brought to Texas. Living in a coastal community, we should do our best to be both resilient to storms, and … more
Hurricane Harvey was a brutal reminder that storms happen. We Long Islanders who lived through Hurricane Sandy, like Louisianans who lived through Hurricane Katrina, can only shudder to think . . . more
My political career started in the early 1960s, when I was a young reporter and then a speechwriter for political candidates. My hometown of Long Beach was one of only two Democratic areas . . . more
When I turned 50, I retired from 18 years of teaching electrocardiography, biostatistics and exercise physiology and started throwing knives. more
How do you create a presidential library for a man who doesn’t read books? Who can’t complete a coherent sentence? Who has no personal code of ethics? more
New York state has some of the nation’s best schools, and some of the worst. Many suburban schools are considered models of learning . . . more
It’s easy to get complacent about our nation’s economy right now. We’re in the longest modern-day recovery from a recession. The stock market has soared past 22,000. Unemployment is low. more
Al Gore appears angrier than he did 11 years ago. He grimaces and yells more. He is less personal. He seems to strain to convey a hopeful message. That was my first — and most striking — reaction to his latest . . . more
Economic sanctions have worked to varying degrees against bad actors around the world, including Iran, China, Russia and North Korea. At various points in time, our leaders realized . . . more
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