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One of the most valuable pieces of land in Nassau County is the Nassau Coliseum and its surrounding acreage. Since the doors of the arena opened in 1972 . . . more
One of the most fascinating spaces to occupy is a boundary area, where one reality bleeds into the next. As I write, I’m on the border between my ordinary life and celebrity headlines. I’m struggling with the shocking suicides of two famous people . . . more
The economic news coming out of Washington has been very good lately. The economy is growing at a brisk pace, and unemployment is the lowest in decades. Some of the best news is . . . more
As I scroll back through my childhood remembrances, Mexico comes to me in clips and phrases, a staccato succession of wonder and horror — but mostly wonder. more
It does matter that on Memorial Day, President Trump tweeted, “Happy Memorial Day! Those who died for our great country would be very happy and proud at how well our country is doing today.” It matters because . . . more
A lot of attention is being paid these days to America’s relationship with China. And for good reason, because China must decide whether it will be a partner to the U.S. or an adversary. more
Strangely, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton landed in Nassau County on the same day, at the same time, last week. Trump came for a roundtable in Bethpage . . . more
I garnered my modest education in oligarchy by reading Bill Browder’s “Red Notice,” a dazzling financial thriller. The book details Browder’s crushing encounter with Russian business moguls who enjoy special privilege and unique access to President Vladimir Putin. more
The very first sentence of the U.S. Constitution sets as a goal to “insure domestic Tranquillity” for the American people. Protecting us from criminal elements in our midst is a key . . . more
Since the beginning of this year, the media has been dominated by stories about corruption by public servants. There have been four headline-grabbing trials to date . . . more
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