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Rev. A.R. Bernard Sets the Record Straight on Voting This November

  The Daily Beast recently published, Is the Black Vote Really in Play?, wherein Brooklyn mega-church pastor Rev. A.R. Bernard sets the record straight on an AP story linking him to an alleged movement by black ministers to boycott President … Continue reading

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Rev. A.R. Bernard Sets the Record Straight on Voting This November

  The Daily Beast recently published, Is the Black Vote Really in Play?, wherein Brooklyn mega-church pastor Rev. A.R. Bernard sets the record straight on an AP story linking him to an alleged movement by black ministers to boycott President … Continue reading

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Tossing the bums: NY voters speak

My latest op-ed from Tuesday’s NY Post (09/18/2012) New York voters in both parties did some housecleaning last Thursday. In select state Senate and Assembly races, voters ousted those who violated their trust — by misusing public funds, or by … Continue reading

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Wedding rings vs. child poverty  – NY Daily News

Finally, a report that supports what I’ve been saying for awhile now. Many will disparage the report because Robert Rector is senior fellow at the conservative Heritage Foundation think tank. Marriage is not the only anti-poverty remedy. But as Rector … Continue reading

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Anti-gay-marriage reverend says Cuomo would have been ‘the kiss of death’ | Capital New York

How do you spell toxic? Rev. Jason McGuire spells it C-U-O-M-O. As three Republicans state senators who voted for same-sex marriage battled for their political survival yesterday, Rev. Jason McGuire said he was thinking about one person whose name wasn’t … Continue reading

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Nanny MacBloomberg Will Only Take My ‘Big Gulp’ From My Cold Dead Hands

Mayor Bloomberg’s fondness for social engineering initiatives has taken another misstep. Fortunately, there are 576 days remaining in the Nanny MacBloomberg era. New Yorkers, except for those possessing utter contempt for obese people, are opposed to his proposal restricting the … Continue reading

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Sr. and Jr. Diaz make Village Voice Most PowerLESS list!

Rodney Dangerfield was fortunate to be only a comedian and a husband. Like Mr. Dangerfield, La Familia Diaz get no respect. It ‘s no laughing matter that state Senator Rev. Ruben Diaz and his son, Bronx BP Ruben Diaz, Jr. made the … Continue reading

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Bloomberg’s War on Religion (Updated)

The nightly cityscape is lit up by holiday lights, Christmas trees and menorahs. From the looks of things you wouldn’t think that a war on religious freedom was occurring in New York City. But there is one. And it’s been … Continue reading

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Bronx Pride Coming To Rev. Diaz Gardens

New York State Senator Reverend Rube Diaz (D-Bronx) sent me the following statement in response to a story in today’s NY Post. Senator Reverend Diaz is Honored that Bronx Pride Is Coming to the Rev. Ruben Diaz Gardens Senator Rev. … Continue reading

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Pols Push Abstinence-Based Sex Ed For NYC Kids | New York Daily News

Pols Push Abstinence-Based Sex Ed For NYC Kids: Updated With Mayor Bloomberg Comments | New York Daily News. Lots of blogosphere buzz about this today, so here’s a blurb from our Alison Gendar: The city’s two GOP congressmen backed a … Continue reading

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