Category Archives: – Federal government

Seaport tourist helicopter crashes into East River, killing several

March 11, 2018- The tourist helicopters on the East River heliport, that have survived despite

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Senator Schumer is the only elected official to call for a halt in tourist helicopter flights

March 13, 2018- by StopTheChop’s John Dellaportas Stop the Chop NYNJ wishes to thank U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer for his leadership today in demanding

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Exclusive: Tourist helicopter that crashed and killed five was performing unsafe stunts

March 12, 2018- by Steven E. Greer Immediately after the helicopter crash in the East River on Sunday that killed all five Texas tourists

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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

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The BPCA is sued in federal court, again

March 23, 2018- Correction- The photo previously posted did not contain Linda Soriero in it.

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Hillary Clinton was so bad for women

Update January 31, 2018- It is now being revealed that Hillary Clinton had a campaign staffer

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As I said, the Democrats are having their own Civil War now

Update February 25, 2018- The California State Democratic party voted to endorse an unheard of

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Why President Trump should not appoint Larry Kudlow as Top Economist

Update March 14, 2018- Well, President Trump did it anyway.

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BPCA President Shari Hyman settles embarrassing federal lawsuit before taking private sector job

Shari Hyman by husband, Dan Horwitz, who defended Bernie Madoff Update November 11, 2017- BPTV obtained via FOIA request the actual settlement amount.

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Confirmed: President Trump is on amphetamines

Update January 16, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD President Trump’s doctor confirms my diagnosis made in the story below, which was that the slurred

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Statement from StopTheChop on East River helicopter crash

New York, March 12, 2018 — Press release

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Sheer negligence allowed terrorist truck attack on Lower Manhattan

Update January 29, 2018- I told you so. We Inform. Victims of the Halloween ISIS attack are suing the city for negligence.

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AstroTurf “Trump Resistance” meeting in Manhattan fizzles out

February 19, 2018- by Steven E. Greer I rarely read Downtown Express, but saw this story about local politicians trying to rally a Trump

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The BPCA plays defense after Halloween terror attack

Update January 10, 2018- by Steven E. Greer At the CB1 meeting (which are always orchestrated to meet the needs

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Exclusive: CB1’s Anthony Notaro investigated by city’s Conflicts of Interest Board

Update June 2, 2015- The New York City Conflicts of Interest Board is now investigating

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An open letter to Peter Thiel: Help me build a Better Twitter

January 16, 2018 Peter Thiel, Founders Fund, One Letterman Drive

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Steve Bannon and the epidemic of Baby Boomers with mental illness

January 5, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD President Trump made news yesterday by issuing a statement firing back at Steve Bannon for allegations

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President Trump mentions the West Side Highway bike path terrorist attack

January 13, 2018

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The BPCA PILOT fees are unconstitutional taxation without representation

Update December 20, 2017- Governor Cuomo finally, reluctantly, signed the bill to supposedly

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The aftermath of the Halloween terrorist attack on Lower Manhattan

December 21, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I finally got to NYC after the Halloween terrorist attack on the West Side Bike Path. The concrete

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