How the Media Politicizes Crime Coverage

How the Media Politicizes Crime Coverage

BY DIANE DIMOND Words matter. So does equal treatment. So when The New York Times recently devoted a three-column article on the top of the front page equating the actions and words of the El Paso mass murderer to those of “right-wing media,” I was curious, to say the least. Was The Gray Lady saying […]

Contrary to Media Coverage, Most Americans Aren’t That Into Politics

Contrary to Media Coverage, Most Americans Aren’t That Into Politics

BY SCOTT RASMUSSEN For many obsessed with politics, the upcoming midterm elections are perceived as a fight between good and evil that will determine the fate of the nation. In the narrative framed by true believers and much media coverage, it’s a fight between those who are convinced that President Donald Trump can make America […]

Why I am Voting “No” for the Constitutional Convention

Why I am Voting “No” for the Constitutional Convention

Op-Ed by Tom DePrisco  NYS law mandates voters be asked every twenty years, or at other times, if they would like a Constitutional Convention. We will be asked this question on Election Day 2017. Any part of our constitution could be changed as a result of a Constitutional Convention. Previously, state legislators have successfully proposed […]

Schoenberger Statement on Legislature Resize Proposal

COMMENTS BY ILAN SCHOENBERGER WITH REGARD TO THE PROPOSAL TO REDUCE THE SIZE OF THE ROCKLAND COUNTY LEGISLATURE I was a member of the Legislature when we redistricted County government to go from a legislature elected town-wide to single member districts. At that time I voted to support reduction of the Legislature from 21 members […]

Carlucci Contemplates Power Move

Despite election results seemingly tilting NY Senate to liberal control, Carlucci’s coalition of “Democrats” may defect to align with GOP leadership BY DYLAN SKRILOFF Will he or won’t he? All eyes are on State Senator David Carlucci and his political boss Jeff Klein of the Independent Democrat Conference. Even though the Democrats have won the […]

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