Category Archives: – Federal government

Why are Google, Facebook, and Twitter allowed to promote ISIS?

July 17, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Once again, another “lone wolf” radical Islam terrorist has massacred innocent American civilians

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We support raising the minimum wage

July 23, 2015- Governor Cuomo has moved to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour.

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Judge denies Sheldon Silver’s third attempt to escape charges

July 25, 2015- The Post reports, “A federal judge rejected ex-state Assembly Speaker Sheldon

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Exclusive: Jeff Galloway led away in handcuffs to prison

July 22, 2015- By Steven E. Greer BP.TV attended the sentencing hearing of convicted felon, former lawyer, and BPC resident

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City Council bill to ban tourist helicopters

Update July 24, 2015- The bill was introduced.

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Uber has not yet begun to “disrupt”

Update July 23, 2015- I told you so. In my essay yesterday on Uber, below, I was the only one

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BPC resident raises $40 Million for environmental cause

July 23, 2015- The Post reports, “Elton John and John Legend were surprise performers at

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How I got into the government oversight business

September 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD People often ask me how I got into journalism since I am a doctor. Many years ago, I joined a broker deal and became a financial analyst. The reports we wrote

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CB1’s Jeff Galloway convicted of felony tax evasion

Update July 21, 2015- Jeff Galloway will be sentenced tomorrow in Part 1 of the Supreme

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Sheldon Silver’s Son-in-Law Pleads Guilty in Ponzi Scheme Case

July 14, 2015- The NYT reports, “A son-in-law

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Broadsheet helps promote disgraced Sheldon Silver

June 29, 2015- The Broadsheet (BS) staff have long been working with Sheldon Silver. After

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Exclusive: CB1’s Anthony Notaro investigated by city’s Conflicts of Interest Board

Update June 2, 2015- The New York City Conflicts of Interest Board is now investigating

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Sheldon Silver is looking at seven years in the slammer, at least

July 3, 2015- The Post reports, “The seven-year prison sentence imposed on crooked ex-state

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Downtown Manhattan was the epicenter of the American Revolution

July 4, 2015- It is easy to forget, but most of the crucial battles and events in our Revolutionary

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NY Waterway ferries breaking the law again

June 29, 2015- I was walking on the esplanade behind Gateway, south of North Cove Marina,

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CB1 members still supporting Sheldon Silver despite his indictment for multiple felonies

March 24, 2015- This is why the CB1 needs to be cleaned out.  DNAinfo reports, “While he fights a

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CB1 passes resolution banning tourist helicopters from Seaport

The StoptheChop people (a website we helped create) sent this out: Dear friends and members,

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Senator Schumer kicks ass on our behalf again

June 27, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Earlier this year, my apartment building was having a critical problem with very delayed deliver

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Welfare to real estate billionaires, the 421-a law, extended for four years

Update June 24, 2015- As a compromise, the 421-a law was extended for four years. The tax-breaks to the fat

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Helicopter noise gets even closer as choppers take off from North Cove Marina

Far left: The Boardwalk with helicopter on deck, parked closely to other boats and congested restaurants. June 12, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I was informed yesterday by someone at the WFC that the helicopter aboard the yacht Boardwalk

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