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Start saving. As in right now. Save all that you can. In my last column, “Buckle up, L.I., the GOP tax plan is headed our way” (Jan. 25-31), I promised to offer my suggestions this week on … more
As Valentine’s Day approaches, I’m in overdrive, obsessing about how to impress, and basically ingratiate myself to, my domestic partner. more
If you hang around Congress these days or happen to visit the White House, there are three words that you dare not utter. One is “obstruction,” another is “collusion” and, for some unexplained and sad reason, the latest dirty word in the Republican-controlled House and Senate is “immigrant.” more
The president’s State of the Union address gave a good picture of the nation’s economy and the positive direction America is heading. And it offered hope that some of the more contentious issues we face might finally be addressed. more
When he returned to the U.S. after World War II, my grandpa, Vincent Pastore, sometimes sifted through the nightmarish memories that I could never fully understand by simply regarding his Purple Heart. more
We are watching the Trump presidency under siege from Special Counsel Robert Mueller, and each of us has to decide whether . . . more
Thank goodness for the recent Congressional action averting an extended federal government shutdown. It looks like enough moderate Republican and Democratic lawmakers may have finally reached a critical mass . . . more
As I wrote this column Saturday — the first anniversary of President Trump’s inauguration — the federal government was shut down. By Monday, it appeared poised to get back to work, as a compromise deal to end the legislative stalemate was in the works . . . more
Dear Barb: Last night Don and I went out with your husband, Bill, and his new girlfriend, Judy. You died a year ago, and I promised to keep you in the loop, so here goes. more
When Medicare and Medicaid were created in the 1960s, they received strong support in Congress from both parties. Then, in the 1990s, a bipartisan coalition added the Children’s Health Insurance Program . . . more
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