Category Archives: - Federal government

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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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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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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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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Lethal force in Ferguson was unnecessary, yet few lessons seem to have been learned

November 26, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD There are huge problems with most police forces in this country. However, despite all of the riots this week, not a damn thing will change.

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BatteryPark.TV strongly supports the protestors in Ferguson, Missouri

August 14, 2014- Opinion by Steven E. Greer, MD On Saturday, August 9th, a hand-to-hand battle broke out between a white police officer and an 18-yo African American in Ferguson, Missouri. The young man’s name was Michael Brown. He was … Continue reading

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Thousands of protestors clog major arteries

December 5, 2015- The numerous large protests taking place across the country, for weeks now, have made this

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Senator Grassley investigates the leaks that led to the making of Zero Dark Thirty

Prepared Floor Statement of Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa United States Senate, Zero Dark Thirty Report, Thursday, December 4, 2014 Mr. President, I come to the floor today to talk about Zero Dark Thirty

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The FCC: an agency corrupted to the core and run by a former Verizon lobbyist

November 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The national news has recently picked up on the WSJ story about how high powered dangerous cell phone towers

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Mayor de Blasio continues to say “Let them eat cake” to anti-helicopter activists

November 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer To no one’s surprise, Mayor de Blasio is still not going to

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