Category Archives: - Federal government

Republicans might accept Preet Bharara as attorney general

September 30, 2014- The Post reports that republicans would likely allow

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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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Huge conflict of interest created by the BPCA hiring new President Shari Hyman

January 29, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD During the BPCA board meeting yesterday, Chairman/CEO Dennis Mehiel announced that the new President and COO of the BPCA will be Shari Hyman, starting the next month. The board voted and approved … Continue reading

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Obama to visit Tribeca’s “White Street” restaurant

September 29, 2014- The Post reports that President Obama will be part of a fundraiser at the newly opened Tribeca restaurant called White Street.

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Will Preet Bharara become the next United States Attorney General?

September 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer When news broke today that current United States Attorney General Eric Holder was resigning, the early intraday news

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The Netflix Late Reviewer: “16 Acres”: How the biggest lightning rod in the world was made

¬†September 20, 2014- by Steven E. Greer “16 Acres” is an excellent documentary that describes the politics behind the rebuilding of Ground Zero, and why it has taken so long.

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Interview with the man who built the Obamacare exchanges

December 1, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD The man who should have been the architect of the Obamacare exchanges in 2010 was the CMS Director, Don Berwick, MD. However, his appointment was doomed from the start and the senate … Continue reading

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I was in the delivery room when Obamacare was born

Update September 21, 2014- Obamacare is causing more people to go to the hospital, which is driving revenue fr the big corporations. Therefore, the GOP lobbyists are telling the Republicans to back off of Obamacare-bashing as a campaign strategy. How … Continue reading

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Local electeds come up emptyhanded with ferry boat horn noise solution

September 3, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The elected officials representing Downtown were made aware of the ferry boat horn noise issue directly as a result of the extensive BatteryPark.TV reporting,

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BatteryPark.TV causes changes at the top in Medicare

September 29, 2013-By Steven E. Greer, MD In June of 2012, BatteryPark.TV published an influential Op-Ed in the WSJ exposing an $11 Billion program of the ACA Law (ObamaCare) as pure pork. The Director of the Program, Richard Gilfillan, MD, … Continue reading

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The combustion engine will go away sooner than people think

September 6, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD I was noticing the strong presence of electric vehicles at this year’s car show on the esplanade. Not only did Tesla show up, but BMW sent their M8 electric car.

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We support raising the minimum wage

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Has the ACA law begun to reduce the uninsured, and at what cost?

July 27, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Ben Sommers, MD PhD, from the Harvard School of Public Health

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Review: Governor’s Island is a miserable experience from start to finish

May 26, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I spent a few hours touring the new Governor’s Island. It was a miserable, exhausting, and boring experience.

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How to fight billionaire LeFrak without a lawyer and win

Update August 4, 2014- This case was withdrawn July 8th. She won. 

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BatteryPark.TV defeats Jimmy Fallon and NBC legal

August 29, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV previously reported on a case of copyright dispute,

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Steven Greer, MD discusses with Bill O’Reilly the Japan radiation concern for the US?

April 2, 2011 Currently, the radioactive isotopes from the Fukushima meltdowns (plural) reaching the United States are of no concern. The levels are miniscule and of no medical harm. However, radiation exposure and subsequent risk to cancer is cumulative and … Continue reading

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California set to ban drones that violate privacy laws

August 23, 2014- California has a state bill that would ban the use of drones capturing photos of celebrities and others, in ways that violate current privacy laws.

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WSJ explains why Governor’s Island is getting elevated

August 20, 2014- The WSJ reported on Governor’s Island and explained its history and why portions of it are being elevated now.

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Too funny. Helicopter noise now bothers one-percenters in the Hamptons

August 23, 2014- In what could be a help to the struggles of the working class

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