Category Archives: – Politics

The BPC pile remediation pork project continues

217April 14, 2017- The “pile remediation” barges are back at it again this year. This has been going on for

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BPCA board in chaos

April 7, 2017- by Steven E. Greer The BPCA board had been operating on fumes, with only five members and barely able to muster a

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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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Gangs of black teens menace all-white BPC

Teens on the young kid’s basketball court by West Thames Update April 4, 2017- A local dog walker with a blog reports that someone told him (i.e. this is third-hand info, folks)

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How does a millionaire like Jeff Galloway enjoy rent-subsidized apartments in Gateway?

(4000 people have read this as of December 10, 2016) Update March 11, 2016- New York State Comptroller DiNapoli is going after wealthy people who

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No sex in the champagne room anymore at Remix

Update April 4, 2017- There is literally no sex in the campaign room at Remix anymore, folks. The SLA revoked

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Martha Gallo goes AWOL again

March 22, 2017- At the March 22nd BPCA board meeting, the only member of the community

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BPCA’s Martha Gallo and her conflict of interest with AIG contracts

June 9, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The BPCA convened a board meeting today. The first item on the agenda was the decision to change the company

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Exclusive: Are the BPCA bonds risky junk with AAA ratings?

March 27, 2017- The BPCA’s Chairman and CEO, Dennis Mehiel, recently boasted at the board meeting how their bonds

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Review: The Nomad bar

The excellent fired chicken breast strips November 17, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I landed late at godawful LaGuardia and wanted some quality food. So, I went to The Nomad

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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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The Feds and Manhattan DA refuse to prosecute Mayor de Blasio

March 16, 2017- Despite a state grand jury and a second federal grand jury to deliberate whether

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Will Ole Shelly Silver walk?

March 15, 2017- Only in the state of New York can a convicted congressman like Michael Grimm think about running

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U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara gets fired after refusing to resign

March 11, 2017- The NYT reports that Mr. Bharara was refusing to step down. But minutes later,

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Head of NYC GOP, Adele Malpass, is a StopTrump swamp dweller

March 8, 2017- We received this tip. It is an email sent to all local GOP county leaders rebelling against Adele Malpass.

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The time I hosted a fundraiser with President Trump

February 10, 2016- I had forgotten all about this. Note the list of Vice Chairs.

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Danny Meyer expands into DC with a second Union Square Cafe

March 2, 2017- A Washington paper reports, “Capitol Crossing—the massive project rising over I-395 between

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