Category Archives: - Federal government

CB1’s Tammy Meltzer praises Sheldon Silver after his arrest

January 25, 2014- Downtown Express reports, “Tammy Meltzer, a Community Board 1 member, said

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CB1’s Anthony Notaro mocks FBI investigations into Sheldon Silver

 January 7, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The largest newspapers reported last week that New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is

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Told you so: Sheldon Silver arrested by FBI

January 22, 2015- SHELDON SILVER HAS BEEN ARRESTED BY THE FBI, for allegedly not reporting income from law firms.

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Tip of the Week: How to detect and treat the flu early

January 4, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD The CDC has classified the flu outbreak as an epidemic, which is actually an arbitrary definition.

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Is John Boehner a chameleon who changes skin color to match is background?

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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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The FBI closes in on Sheldon Silver

December 30, 2014- The NYT reports, “Federal authorities are investigating substantial payments made to the State Assembly

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We support raising the minimum wage

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Senator Angus King discusses Obamacare with BatteryPark.TV

July 9, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Senator Angus King from Maine discusses the various forces that are working to keep healthcare cost growth the slowest in decades.

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MSNBC interviews Steven Greer, MD about healthcare policy

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Ezekiel Emanuel pens essay urging Americans to skip the annual physical exam with their doctor

Update January 12, 2015- CBS conducted a a roundtable discussion about this topic. Dr. Narula came down on the side of Dr. Emanuel, using the same misguided interpretation of meta-analysis statistics.

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What you need to know about ISIS

Update December 1, 2014- Told you so. The military is warning soldiers that their families at home are at risk of attack from

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FBI questions Gov. Christie over BridgeGate. Another Christie appointee is fired from Port Authority.

January 10, 2015- The WSJ reports that the Feds have questioned Governor Christie over his role in the closure of the George Washington Bridge

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How Bill O’Reilly has helped the liberal cause more than the conservative cause

December 26, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly is a very relevant character. To pretend otherwise is a mistake that many liberals often make.

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BPCA hires security to lockout Commodore Fortenbaugh from marina

Update January 3, 2014- We spoke with a supervisor of FJC Security. They are the company contracted with the BPCA to handle security around Pier-A, not the marina.

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All local electeds now send letter to BPCA supporting the cancellation of marina RFP

December 29, 2014 Chair Dennis Mehiel Battery Park City Authority 200 Liberty St New York, NY 10281 Dear Chair Mehiel, We write regarding the recent resolution of Manhattan Community Board #1 (CB1) regarding the Battery Park

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Legislation Introduced to Ban Drones From New York City Skies

December 18, 2014- The WSJ reports, “Drones could be banned from the New York City skies under legislation introduced

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The police need better tools for subduing the mentally insane other than bullets

Update December 11, 2014- As if the police commissioner read our article, the WSJ reports that the NYPD is requesting to have

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Exclusive: BatteryPark.TV confirms that Robert Serpico’s assistant filed a complaint with the federal government over sexual harassment

November 18, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV previously reported that the long-time CFO of the BPCA,

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NASA launches Orion

 

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