Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

On Feb. 25, hundreds of Long Island residents came together in support of repairing, not replacing, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and to discuss the option of a single payer system for New York state. There was consensus among...
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...
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,...
  While we’re on the topic of responsible ownership of deadly weapons, it’s time to implement stronger restrictions and conditions on owning pit bulls and other types of dogs that can inflict severe and potentially fatal damage on pets and...
Every year, gun violence claims the lives of over 33,000 Americans. Horrific visions are formed when the media reports these tragedies. Particularly devastating are unintentional deaths of children who find guns and shoot themselves or anyone else who might...
I felt compelled to write after reading a letter recently submitted to a local media outlet by Carolyn Faggioni, a social studies teacher from Floral Park Memorial High School and member of the Sewanhaka Federation of the Teachers Union....
It is high time for Nassau County to terminate its contract with a private company, Armor Correctional Health Services of Florida, and replace Armor with services by Nassau University Medical Center. Decent health care in this country needs to...
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...
Henry Kissinger, the former Secretary of State who forged crucial detente with the Soviet Union and Red China, was honored with the Defense Department’s highest civilian award for “his years of distinguished public service.” Columnist Michael Miller wrote his viewpoint...