Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

On Jan. 23, Reclaim New York gave a presentation at the Port Washington Public Library. Reclaim’s goals seem noble. They claim to promote government transparency so citizens can monitor spending. Reclaim does this by filing Freedom of Information Law (“FOIL”)...
Jonathan Greenblatt, director of the Anti-Defamation League, which campaigns against anti-Semitism and other bigotry, said he would register as Muslim if the database is created because of “painful memories” from when Jews were “identified, registered and tagged.” Speaking to AFP...
Donald Trump is unfit to be president. Absurdly, unbelievably unfit. He is the definition of a demagogue—someone who seeks support by appealing to prejudices rather than rational argument. Luckily, our Founding Fathers planned for this. With the Electoral College,...
The New York State Comptroller’s Office defines a public authority as a corporate instrument of the state, created by the state legislature and established to further public interests of the state. Most public authorities have the power to make...
A few months back, I found a letter regarding GMOs from Ms. Peters to be mildly amusing. Not only were some of her facts wrong, but she neglected to state where she obtained them from. Recently, the EPA pulled...
I, as a resident of Floral Park and taxpayer to Nassau County, would like to know what the Town of Hempstead government does for us? Giving entertainment and leaflets and some limited advice? We have a battery of lawyers...
In his editorial “Fear and Loaning,” Steve Mosco addresses the hardship placed on an individual to repay a student loan. However, the situation is more complicated than “the government.” Most student loans involve private sector banking institutions in one...