Feb 8, 2016
Merging localities leads to bigger unresponsive government.
Jan 27, 2016
After 15 years of Rocky’s free-wheel spending policies, New Yorkers were the most heavily taxed citizens in the nation, the state had the highest public debt in the nation and was on the verge of insolvency. We can’t afford Rockefeller redux.
Jan 7, 2016
The most affected region would be economically depressed upstate New York where the median wage is slightly above $15 an hour. Initial losses could be as high as 70,000.
Dec 23, 2015
For readers who enjoy, as I do, giving books as Christmas presents to political junkie friends and relatives, here’s my 2015 gift book picks. Happy reading in 2016.
Nov 25, 2015
The acts of ISIS show clear intent , violent and brutal executions targeting Christians and Yazidis who represent distinct “national, ethnic, racial and religious groups” in Iraq.
Nov 2, 2015
Fifty years ago this week the candidacy of the National Review founder not only proved the Conservative Party mattered in the most left-wing city in America, it also helped regain respectability for the conservative movement.
Oct 22, 2015
The Obergefell decision, is a clear example of judicial usurpation that will damage the common good. A majority of justices who based their opinions on “new insights” not the Constitution. The ruling will harm us.
Oct 5, 2015
As a lifelong student of Catholic history and in researching my forthcoming book, "The Sons of St. Patrick: A History of the Archbishops of New York," I learned that Popes speak in subtle terms particularly when describing Catholic social thought. And Pope Francis is no exception.