Category Archives: Op-Ed

CB1’s Ninfa Segarra has the guts to take on Glenn Plaskin, LeFrak, and Gateway

September 28, 2016- A class action was filed against LeFrak’s Gateway plaza back in April of 2014.

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In the wake of the ISIS-inspired bombings of New York and New Jersey, Mayor de Blasio is concerned about this

September 26, 2016- Amidst a rash of ISIS-inspired radical terrorist attacks across the country,

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Letter: The Gateway Plaza Tenants’ Association is run by Le Frak cronies

September 7, 2016- Letter to the Editor by Sharon of Gateway Plaza Hi. I have read your blog since its inception. I must admit, I was disappointed you moved since

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BPCA lawyer Seema Singh ousted

Update September 21, 2016- Seema Singh has indeed been removed from her position.

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Trump is who I thought he was two-years ago

September 27, 2016- by Steven E. Greer More than a year ago, I emailed several comments about Trump’s personality flaws. I said that:

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Hillary’s recent bizarre video speech indicating neurological issues

September 23, 2016- This video was made this week. Hillary is trying to do fundraisers from home

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Did Hillary Clinton really faint from “dehydration” or does she have a chronic neurological condition?

Update September 21, 2016- Reporters are finally asking Hillary real questions. The Post reports that

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What is the difference between organized crime and the Cuomo/de-Blasio administrations?

Update September 21, 2016- Joe Percoco and other top aids to Cuomo were officially indicted today by Preet Bharara.

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Letter: I was almost killed by a Downtown Connect red bus

September 17, 2016- Letter by Eileen Baker I was almost killed yesterday by a Connect bus.

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BPCA allows, once again, Diner en Blanc to shut down BPC parks without public notice

September 16, 2016

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What I did this Summer of 2015

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My surreal experiences on September 11, 2001

September 9, 2011 (ten year anniversary) By Steven Greer, MD No story told by a living person about September 11th, 2001 can compare to the events experienced by those who were on the

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Post-Sandy devastation in Manhattan mostly caused by institutional incompetence

September 4, 2016- After several years of having no hurricanes develop off of the African Coast, we are getting hit again. However, four years after Hurricane Sandy, the incompetent

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Kayak nuts trying to compete with large seagoing vessels

Update August 30, 2016- Some kayak nuts thinking they have as much right to the Hudson as

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From now on, June 8th is “First Amendment Day”

June 9, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD Folks, something historic took place yesterday. BatteryPark.TV and a federal judge defended

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So many closed retail storefronts that it looks like 2009 again

February 7, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I was in SoHo again and noticed numerous closed retail storefronts in the heart of the fancy

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Book Review: The Unwinding

March 13, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD Sometimes, things sit around your house for so long that you forget they are there. I bought the

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Did Mayor de Blasio copy the crooked Clinton techniques of pay-to-play politics?

August 24, 2016- by Steven E. Greer Federal prosecutor Preet Bharara has a mountain of evidence against Mayor de Blasio indicating

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CB1 elects new chairman nobody wants

Update July 1, 2016- Notaro is now the full Chairman of the entire CB1.

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New York City is now worse than it was in the 1970’s

Update August 9, 2016- Today alone, a doctor was slashed in the face in a nice part of town in the Upper East Side,

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