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This is so not the season for peace and quiet. Maybe you’re with me on this. Yesterday, battered by the sights and sounds of real life that can, at times, weigh us down, I decided to take myself to the beach. It felt as if . . . more
Donald Trump has promoted several issues that have incited the public, and caused Hillary Clinton and the left wing to waiver and then question their stances on key issues. Surprisingly, Trump hasn’t been . . . more
Like all national elections, the 2016 campaign has highlighted the fact that there are a large number of Americans who are angry at their government and are desperately seeking an agent of change. Many of them . . . more
Clean drinking water, a swim in the bay, catching fish to eat and going to the beach are things we easily take for granted as Long Islanders. more
Let’s call it out for what it is: The hysteria over Hillary Clinton’s health is a nasty strain of sexism. As voters, we have every right to receive an honest and comprehensive medical report on the candidates, but . . . more
Let’s talk about the “deplorables.” At a recent fundraiser in New York City, Hillary Clinton told her audience . . . more
Perhaps the word I hear most often from my adult kids is “stress.” During these early weeks of the new school year, children are adjusting to new classes and new teachers, parents are trying to . . . more
Make no mistake about it: Long Island is losing its battle against the heroin and opioid addiction that is plaguing our local neighborhoods. This new war on drugs includes opioid use, which in many cases . . . more
For every large-scale social movement, there is a “tipping point, that magic moment when an idea, trend or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips and spreads like wildfire.” So wrote New Yorker staff writer Malcolm Gladwell in . . . more
The one true thing about Donald Trump is the one thing no one, left, right or in between, seems willing to acknowledge: He knows and likes who he is and he really, really doesn’t want to change. Yet despite all the evidence to the contrary . . . more
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