Alfonse D'Amato
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Like most Long Islanders, I spend a fair amount of time driving on our local highways. Most of them were built long ago, some going back to the Depression era, others to the post-World War II boom. Almost all of these roads are in a state of disrepair . . . more
Something fascinating is happening in Hong Kong. The young students there who have been demonstrating for greater democracy and freedom have taken up waving American flags and singing our national anthem as they confront police. more
A half century ago, as President Richard Nixon sought to end the Vietnam war, he propounded a “madman theory” . . . more
The Declaration of Independence places “Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness” at the pinnacle of the American endeavor. From the Revolutionary War to the Civil War to the world wars . . . more
In a little-reported but major milestone, the United States recently became the No. 1 oil producer in the world. Despite the usual outcries of naysayers and enviro-alarmists . . . more
Watching the news these days, you’d think the whole world is falling apart. Political charges and countercharges fly like arrows. But they often miss the mark . . . more
Watching the Democratic debate marathon(s) two weeks ago drove home to me just how far to the political left the Democratic Party has veered. If it keeps this up . . . more
For decades now, the radical Islamic dictatorship of Iran has been a major supporter and exporter of terrorism. The Iranian ayatollahs who hold their nation in a fanatical grip are desperate . . . more
The past few weeks have generated a swirl of news on the seemingly never-ending issue of immigration. Not much of that news has been good, and some of the actions taken in Washington have been downright unproductive. more
San Francisco’s recent decision to prohibit all forms of facial-recognition technology is a good example of a ban that goes way too far. It will leave San Franciscans less safe and more vulnerable to crime . . . more
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