Category Archives: Politics

Dr. Lodze Steckman

With Heart and Body in Mind

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A Pioneer in Heath, Happiness, and Beauty. “He had a single deep stab wound to the back of his chest,” said Doctor Lodze Steckman describing a recent patient in the ER. “He was young, big, autistic and had been here before.” Steckman is a double board-certified general surgeon with special expertise in cosmetic and cardiothoracic…

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Real Democrat not on Democratic Line In NYS Assembly District 69

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Here’s the resume of one candidate running for Assemblywoman in Harlem: Owns millions of dollars-worth of buildings in Harlem Racked up more than $265,000 in unpaid code violations, property taxes and water bills on four decrepit apartment buildings she co-owns On the hook for nearly 200 infractions over dangerous and disgusting conditions that include missing…

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Even the Taliban Allowed Indoor Dining

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We know the stories about Afghanistan under Taliban rule. They elevated the superiority of our liberal ideals. They meted out draconian punishments for drinking alcohol, listening to music, dancing or, God forbid, faces weren’t appropriately covered. We trusted citizens to handle the freedoms bestowed upon them responsibly. We were smug back then. The Taliban were…

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New York City Hall Diverts $28 Million to Out-of-State Firms

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New York City – The not-for-profits, Economic Cornerstone and the Institute for Leadership, uncovered City Hall’s outsourcing of good paying union jobs to other states such as Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Michigan and Georgia. The work being exported involves taxpayer dollars spent by city agencies such as the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) and the New…

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The map above displays New York City census tracts in which the minority population is greater than 50 percent of the general population and this population’s proximity to three major PANYNJ projects. Those census tracts containing a minority population greater than 90 percent are represented by the darkest areas. In the census tracts with a minority population in excess of 90 percent the per capita income in 2014 was $16,477.

Class Action Lawsuit Launched Against Port Authority on behalf of minority businesses

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Economic Cornerstone, a small, yet aggressive NYC-based 501.c.4 not-for-profit corporation ensuring minority programs deliver on their promise, recently launched a class-action lawsuit against the NYNJ Port Authority. The suit alleges that the Port Authority did not adhere to the affirmative action requirements that were a precondition to accepting federal funds. The suit claims the Port…

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