Affirmative Action Blazes Out of Control at Obama Justice Department

BY DERRYCK GREEN, Project 21 Attorney General Eric Holder and his band of merry litigators at the U.S. Department of Justice have sued Jacksonville, Florida over its fire department’s promotion testing process. The Obama Administration contends that it discriminates against blacks. Less than a week later, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued Jacksonville’s firefighters union […]

Silverman Responds to Tiburcio’s Smears

Dear Editor, This is in response to Irene Tiburcio’s letter to the editor, May 24 – Opposes Republican Academy Rebels. Ms. Tiburcio, you of all people, a founding member and leader (who resigned over 18 months ago) of Rally For America (RFA) know first hand how ‘open’ the bosses are to any change. Back then […]

Watching the Justice System Up-close

BY DIANE DIMOND When they first sit down together, they look uncomfortable. No one knows each other, and it could be a group of people who’ve gathered for a mandatory driver’s ed class or in response to some training ad about how to get a better job. They sit stiffly with their eyes straight ahead, […]

Supervisor Andy Stewart Says Shifting Costs to Towns Does Not Benefit the Taxpayer

Open letter from Orangetown Supervisor Andy Stewart to county lawmakers Dear Mr. Vanderhoef and Rockland County Legislators, I write to register my objection to the cost-shifting of county-controlled programs to the Towns, and specifically to Orangetown. There is no policy logic to these cost shifts; they are proposed merely because state law permits it. In […]