Jerry Kremer
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If a poll were to be taken, I would have to be the last person on this planet who thinks that government is a perfect institution. I respect the FBI and the CIA, and I even trust the IRS. As a senior citizen, I have always considered Medicare one of the finest agencies we have, but some new facts have emerged that have convinced me that it is a sloppy and careless government behemoth. more
In this world, when you are presented with an opportunity to advance in some field, you often only get one chance. But when it comes to politics and you’re the governor of New York, you get four chances to succeed at the job. Last week, Gov. Kathy Hochul got her second chance to present her blueprint for the future, and she succeeded in winning over many of the state’s skeptics. more
The year just finished wasn’t a good one for politicians, or politics in general. We have two wars, an inept majority in the House of Representatives, an up-and-down economy and the prospect of having two candidates for president who are both highly unpopular. But rather than begin the new year on a down note, I would like to focus on two elected officials who have gained my greatest respect. more
Polls, polls, polls. It isn’t even 2024, and we’re bombarded with political polls, one after another. President Biden is a goner and Donald Trump is ahead . . . more
The older you get, the more you think about the times when things were simple and pleasurable. That especially applies to my years in school, when my only cares were . . . more
This column could have many titles. One might be, “Is there a Democratic Party in Nassau County?” Another could read, “Whatever Happened to the once proud Democratic machine in Long Beach?" more
Once upon a time, when you did a survey of the most respected people in America, names like Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey or Bill Clinton would dominate the list. more
Most people view politics as a simple business. There are winners and losers. But there are other factors that can determine who emerges as a victor or suffers defeat . . . more
Every few months there is a respected opinion poll that asks how much credibility Congress has. Poll after poll finds that the public’s faith in Congress is at an all-time low, and sinking lower by the week. more
In recent months, former President Donald Trump has been hit with 91 charges in four criminal indictments. As an attorney, I’ve paid close attention to all of the cases more
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