Category Archives: Gripes

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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Tour bus collides with car at dangerous West Thames and Battery Place intersection

July 18, 2014 (2:00 PM)- By Steven E. Greer, MD Today, at the infamous intersection of West Thames and Battery Place, where the DOT is in the process of installing safety measures,

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P.S. 276 Crossing Guard Hit by Car at ‘Unsafe’ Intersection, Police Say

February 3, 2014- DNAinfo reports, “A school crossing guard was struck by a passing cab as she stood on duty outside of Battery Park City’s P.S./I.S. 276 at an intersection that parents and police say is unsafe. “I’m very concerned … Continue reading

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Sheldon Silver unable to get a traffic light for PS 276

February 14, 2014- A blast email from Speaker Sheldon Silver’s office proudly states that his office was able to have the City DOT install a stop sign in front of PS 276, in the wake of the crossing guard being … Continue reading

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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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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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Essay: Why Liberal Media and Universities Tolerate Crooked College Football

January 2, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD College football is so dirty. Just look at the coaches from the top teams that we saw play this weekend.

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Addictive social media apps are our modern day tobacco problem

June 21, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Doomsayers have warned for decades about the damage computers and social media will cause

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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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People who need to go away in 2018

December 9, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD We are less than a month away from the New Year when everyone makes resolutions and plans on

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Ever wonder how atrocious performances by Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Lawrence, or Meryl Streep won Oscars?

January 4, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD It is the beginning of the Hollywood award show season where meritless popularity-contest-awards

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2017 is the Year of the Woman

Update December 6, 2017- Time Magazine (which is no longer even a magazine or relevant)

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This is why our federal First Amendment case is so important

May 10, 2017- by Steven E. Greer As viewers know, BPTV is proceeding in federal court toward trial against the BPCA for violating our First Amendment

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Robert De Niro is an idiot and they should stop calling it the “Tribeca” Film Festival

Update February 18, 2016- Robert de Niro is at it again. The Post reports, “Robert De Niro still can’t fully

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Don’t F with Greer

August 9, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD As viewers know, I have been the lead gardener in the public garden space on Albany Street.

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Governor Cuomo’s MTA needs to be killed

January 2, 2017- by Steven E. Greer The national media’s New-York-Centricities were on full display as they gave national attention to an insignificant extension

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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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Leggings are obscene

March 27, 2017- United Airlines recently made some young girls change out of their skin-tight

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Julie Menin says “Close Indian Point”

Update May 11, 2015- Indian Point suffered a small explosion in a transformer and oil leaked into the Hudson River this weekend.

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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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