Category Archives: Op-Ed

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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It will be hard to comprehend the ramifications of President Trump until years from now

November 10, 2016- by Steven E. Greer Most people are still trying to process this major surprise of Trump winning the presidency,

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Exclusive: Former BPCA chief legal counsel Seema Singh placed in MTA job

April 14, 2017- BP.TV previously reported on an investigation by the New York Appellate Division disciplinary committee on then chief counsel of the BPCA Seema Singh. It stemmed

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Paul McCartney tells stories to 100,000 people in Indio, California

October 15, 2016- by Steven Greer In the second day of The Desert Trip (note the awesome full moon), Paul McCartney told numerous fascinating stories about the early

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Why Indian Point nuclear power plant needs to be shut down

April 29, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD I have long been a critic of the overuse of CT-scans due to the dangers of radiation. I’m not sure why,

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Proof that the BPCA is nothing but a way to generate pork project construction jobs for Governor Cuomo’s cronies

March 22, 2017- by Steven E. Greer Recall, many years ago, when BPTV reported on the failed attempt to heat the BPC Parks Conservancy

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Taste of BPC mysteriously divides the community in half

Update April 11, 2017- The Taste of Battery Park City is coming back on April 23rd. However, it still only benefits North BPC and PS 89,

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Hillary Clinton was so bad for women

November 9, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD Hillary Clinton not only failed to shatter the glass ceiling for women to become president, but she

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The U.S. and Russia should merge (or join NATO at least)

January 13, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Here’s another big idea I have for 2017, and I bet that Vladimir Putin is already thinking about it:

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Here comes the sun

April 8, 2017- George Harrison’s “Here Comes the Sun” came as I was driving to the course.

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I am Michael Clayton

March 5, 2017- by Steven E. Greer Michael Clayton was a great film and should have won Best Picture in 2007. If you saw it, you recall

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Martha Gallo, person who oversaw JPMorgan problems, still on BPCA board

Update November 19, 2013- JP Morgan settled with the DOJ for a record $13 Billion to resolve

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Is Martha Gallo failing to provide oversight again?

January 29, 2016- Opinion by Steven E. Greer I was scratching my head trying to understand the motivation for why local resident and BPCA

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BPCA’s Martha Gallo educates the commoners of BPC

May 11, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD On May 6th, 2014, the BPCA board convened. The Parks Conservancy finances were discussed. BPCA Board member Martha Gallo patronizingly educated the “residents of BPC”, we commoners, about what we are and … Continue reading

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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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Trump’s CIA will be smarter than Obama’s

January 22, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD President Trump’s pick to head the CIA, Mike Pompeo, finished first in his class at West Point and

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My city in ruins

March 19, 2017- by Steven Greer I recently read Bruce Springsteen’s autobiography and became a fan. One of his best albums is

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Obama stooges try to stage a coup of the Trump administration

Update March 4, 2017- The plot thickens. President Trump has announced that President

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Told you so. It was not a blizzard according to the NYT

January 24, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I am such a genius contrarian. All of you thought that I had lost my marbles when I was proclaiming

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Try Ethyl’s this weekend

May 13, 2016- I was invited to the opening of Ethyl’s on 85th Street and Second Avenue. It is the latest

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