Huge regions of the country no longer have local news thanks to Google

October 15, 2018- by Steven E. Greer

As a direct result of the monopoly over advertising that Google has created, few businesses place ads Continue reading

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The communists want to abolish the Electoral College? Fine. Then we will take back the cities.

October 8, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD

So, the talking point from the communists after the Kavanaugh loss is to abolish the Electoral Continue reading

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What I Did for Summer 2018

October 14, 2018- by Steven E. Greer

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Happening in Ohio now: White girl cries rape. Black man gets prosecuted.

Update October 20, 2018- The man accused of rape was Continue reading

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Trump will survive Mueller

DC Man giving two middle fingers to Roger Waters

Update October 19, 2018- Mueller is leaking to the press ahead of his report on “Russian Continue reading

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Trump’s bad week (was inevitable)

October 18, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD

Any sane populist who supports Trump knows that he is a deeply flawed vessel for the movement. Continue reading

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Shake Shack one of only two burger chains to serve antibiotic-free beef

October 17, 2018- CBS reports on a consortium of watchdog groups that published a study Continue reading

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What it is like to attend a Trump rally from the press pit

August 4, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD

President Trump held a rally to help Troy Balderson win the 12th congressional seat for Ohio in the Continue reading

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And then there were none: BPCA Chairman Dennis Mehiel ousted

June 20, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD

At the June 19th BPCA board meeting, Chairman and CEO Dennis Mehiel announced that he was leaving Continue reading

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Trump started a civil war and he does not seem to realize it

October 6, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD

Now that Brett Kavanaugh made it through to becoming a Supreme Court Justice, I wonder Continue reading

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Tiger, Trump, and the new way entertainers milk fame

September 23, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD

Tiger Woods recently supported President Trump in the best way that he could. In August, during the Continue reading

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Rules to Stop Radicals

By Steven E. Greer, MD

Introduction

Saul Alinsky’s playbook for liberals called “Rules for Radicals”, published in 1971 during a time when radicals Continue reading

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How Manhattan Became a Rich Ghost Town

The shuttered Payard bakery in Goldman Alley

October 15, 2018- Even in the alley way of Goldman Sachs, the “rent is too damn high” Nearby Brookfield Continue reading

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Review: The Playboy Club New York

October 11, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD

The Playboy Enterprises company is opening new clubs similar to the ones in the 1960’s. The Continue reading

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TechLash hits the Propagandists

Update September 6, 2018- The CEO of Twitter and CFO of Facebook (and the CEO of Google Continue reading

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Review: Il Mulino in Tribeca

September 24, 2018- by Steven E. Greer

The first and last time I went to the original Il Mulino in the West Village was about 20-years ago. Continue reading

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Why creating BatteryPark.TV was such a stroke of genius

September 18, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD

Time Magazine has been sold again (recall, Koch Brothers’ company Meredith bought it last year, promptly to break it up and sell off the assets). Continue reading

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Former Ritz-Carlton hotel sold again

October 4, 2018- RealDeal reports:

“Los Angeles-based firm Urban Commons has acquired the hotel portion of the Wagner at the Battery. Continue reading

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Review: Nobu Downtown

Update April 28, 2018- I feasted again at Nobu. This time, I ate downstairs with the grownups. Continue reading

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This real estate bubble feels worse than the one that burst in 2007

(Apartment at 200 Rector Place empty for 18-months as Milford Management tries to sell hundreds of new units)

Update April 3, 2018- Bloomberg reports that the real estate market is stagnant and as bad as after the Continue reading

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