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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
What do an NFL player and a Google engineer have in common? Their stories have ignited an ongoing debate on freedom of speech at a time when . . . more
Last week, we saw a dramatic escalation in tensions between the U.S. and North Korea. The chance of military conflict seems to increase with every exchange of messages. more
I don’t usually quote the Bible in my column, but the future of Belmont Park brings to mind the words of Ecclesiastes 3 (King James version). more
Last December, I was joined by other elected officials in calling for surge-barrier gates to be installed on the South Shore to prevent nuisance and major flooding in Nassau County. Surge-barrier gates would . . . more
Consider the White House. Never have so many arrogant, egocentric and narcissistic personalities gathered under one tent. In a world where some of our most admired and inspirational leaders have also been the most humble . . . more
Let’s imagine our house on fire. What’s the first thing we’d want to do? Put it out! Try to save it to be repaired and reoccupied. But too often these days . . . more
Art has always been a way for people to express their truest feelings. Art is a window to the mind, heart and soul. more
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