Category Archives: Gripes

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

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Is Nike using students for free marketing of their swoosh?

June 16, 2018- In less than a week, the Ohio State University Golf Club has suddenly started to sell Ping, Callaway, and other brands of shirt, hats, pants, etc. with the OSUGC logo on it.

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LiRo Group construction singled out by Comptroller Stringer

June 25, 2018- by Steven E. Greer Over the years. BPTV has reported on numerous cost overrun construction projects overseen

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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

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Catherine McVay Hughes becomes BPCA board member despite ties to convicted felon Sheldon Silver

Update May 12, 2018- Despite Catherine Hughes’ mysterious departure from CB1, coinciding

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BPCA President Shari Hyman leaves amidst scandal

September 15, 2017- The Tribeca Tribune reported that BPCA President Shari Hyman has left her job

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Manhattan’s epidemic of junkies on the sidewalks

July 12, 2018- Literally, within the span of 30-seconds, without trying, I captured all of these people walking

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The far right has its own insane zealots, usually funded by the NRA or Koch Brothers

May 17, 2018

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Exclusive: Brookfield makes a mockery of the sailing school

March 10, 2016- by Steven E. Greer Last year was the first year for the Brookfield-managed “sailing school” and the season was disaster.

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Members of the House, Nadler, Velázquez, and Maloney join Senator Schumer in calling for tourist helicopter flights to cease

March 13, 2018- by StopTheChop President John Dellaportas Stop the Chop NYNJ thanks Congresspersons Nadler, Velazquez and Maloney for joining Senator

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BPCA wastes close to $1 Million defending against BPTV

August 15, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD As viewers recall, BPTV sued the BPCA in August of 2015 for violating our First Amendment rights

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New York City is afraid of Airbnb

Update May 11, 2018- The Post reports that the anti-Airbnb robocalls sent out by Stooge Stringer were funded by the hotel industry.

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Reliable gun violence statistics

February 12, 2013 By Steven E. Greer, MD In the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut massacre of 20 first graders and six brave adults, the debate over gun control

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Pier-A is now an overcrowded Jersey Shore drunk haven

April 29, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD BPTV predicted this. Years ago, when the crooked BPCA was passing resolutions, in secret, to allow

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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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Gangs of black teens menace all-white BPC

Teens on the young kid’s basketball court by West Thames Update April 15, 2018- April seems to be the time when the teen gangs in Lower Manhattan come

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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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LeFrak hikes Gateway electric bills 700% in January

March 10, 2018- Letter to the Editor by NOYB Despite new windows and heating units, the electric bills for January across all buildings in Gateway Plaza were

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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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