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Hurricane Sandy

Sandy: One Year Later

October 29, 2013

One year ago the Northeast got slammed by Hurricane Sandy.  Today, vigils abound.  Many are still without their homes rebuilt.  It hasn’t been easy for many on Staten Island or down the shore.  Sandy was a 100-year storm — the way it hit, the size of the storm, the vulnerability of the area impacted.  I [...]

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Janet Napolitano to Resign

July 12, 2013

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano is going to resign her position in September in order to be president of the University of California. Under her tenure, we’ve had lawless borders, imposing a Dream Act-lite ICE enforcement by executive fiat, phrases like saying “man-caused disasters” rather than “terrorism” entering our lexicon, an underwear and Times [...]

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Obama: School Shooting Means Cave on Fiscal Cliff

December 19, 2012

Just when you thought things couldn’t get more shallow in Washington, President Obama conjures up the Sandy Hook Massacre to pressure Republicans to budge on the fiscal cliff negotiations.  Really?  Watch: I mean, who goes there, right?  Who actually goes there not even a week after the shooting, while children are still being buried, connecting [...]

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Ryan’s 2012 Election Prediction

November 5, 2012

It’s almost go-time America!  Tomorrow, there’s a major fork in the road staring at us all.  Neither direction fully solves our problems, but one leads us to the abyss a lot faster.  A President Romney will try to take on the big issues and maybe get us pushed in the right direction.  A re-elected President [...]

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My Sandy Experience

November 4, 2012

Well, Hurricane Sandy was one to remember.  The rains came by Monday afternoon at about 4pm.  By 5:30pm the lights were flickering a bit, but my area has underground power lines and I’m a few blocks from a major hospital, so I wasn’t too worried.  By 7:45pm, the lights went off and didn’t come back [...]

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Here Comes Sandy!

October 28, 2012

Hurricane Sandy is forecast to nail the Jersey Shore sometime tomorrow night.  As you can imagine, the supermarket shelves are bare, many stores are closed, and a general sense of excited panic has gripped the Garden State.  Governor Christie is on TV every few hours telling us to use common sense and not to be [...]

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