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Alfonse D'Amato
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Of all the columns I’ve written for the Heralds, none has generated more vigorous comment than my last one, “Criminals’ early release threatens public safety,” in the Dec. 12-18 issue. People have reached out to me to share their concern and outrage . . . more
As a senator, I was privileged to attend many State of the Union addresses . . . more
It’s good news that Congress was able to reach agreement on a financial rescue of our economy at a moment of grave national emergency. More than $2 trillion will pump oxygen into an economy that’s gasping for life. more
How often do we hear that the most important thing in life is good health? That truth has been driven home by the coronavirus . . . more
As the nation emerges from the coronavirus lockdown and begins to return to a semblance of normalcy, many of our cherished institutions will face some harsh realities. Nowhere will this dose of reality be starker than for America’s colleges and universities. more
The decision to attack Iranian terrorist mastermind Gen. Qassim Suleimani was the right one. The fact that the operation succeeded in killing him should be welcomed rather than second-guessed. more
The way the Democratic primary season is unfolding, it looks more and more likely that unless his juggernaut is derailed, Sen. Bernie Sanders may snatch the nomination and doom the party to electoral defeat. more
If there’s one overarching economic lesson the coronavirus pandemic is teaching us, it’s that the United States has become over-reliant on other nations for critical manufacturing capacity. more
The model of higher education today rests on a system created in the Middle Ages, when knowledge was highly concentrated in a few places and in a few hands. It has evolved only slowly over the centuries. more
It’s the time of year when our leaders in Washington and Albany take stock of the state of the nation and New York. If we see our country and state with a clear eye . . . more
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