Category Archives: - Federal government

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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We support raising the minimum wage

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Governor’s Island runs out of water

June 1, 2014- The Post reports, “There’s water, water everywhere on Governors Island — but hardly a drop to drink.

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Broadsheet puts outrageous spin on Gateway settlement

May 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The local advertising flier calling itself the Broadsheet (BS), which earns most of its revenue from the BPCA and state-funded organizations,

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Exclusive: Did LeFrak’s Gateway defraud FEMA?

May 26, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD After Hurricane Sandy created thousands of refugees in New York City and surrounding area, Homeland Security, via FEMA (as well as the Red Cross, Salvation Army), assisted the refugees by helping them … Continue reading

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Fleet Week

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Bill Clinton wears a Shinola watch on TV

Watch Bill Clinton’s left wrist as he brandishes a special Shinola watch with a presidential seal on the back.

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Spy Drone lobbyists and a WSJ propaganda piece

May 17, 2014- Opinion By Steven E. Greer, MD The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) is truly an evil organization for many reasons. For example, they have a large feature section today touting drones as safe friendly ways to take family … Continue reading

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NYEDC President, a holdover from Bloomberg era, enables helicopter noisemakers

Update April 29, 2014- For the story below, we asked State Senator Squadron for a comment, and they ignore us. Therefore, we asked them in person at the Cb1 meeting tonight. I asked, “what happened to the planned event for … Continue reading

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President Clinton visits Shinola

April 26, 2014- BatteryPark.TV recently interviewed the CEO of Shinola. Today, President Clinton visited their plant. (Press release) Today, President Bill Clinton, Founder of the Clinton Foundation, visited Shinola’s Midtown Detroit factory.

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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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FBI, Federal Prosecutors Use Aggressive Tactics to Clean Up State, Local Politics

March 28, 2014- The WSJ reports, “A string of federal corruption cases involving officials in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco and other cities shows the fruits of an increased use of aggressive tactics by the Justice Department to root out state … Continue reading

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Bill Clinton speaks about his repeal of Glass-Steagall

Bill Clinton speaks about his repeal of Glass-Steagall that caused the financial collapse.

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Manhattan DA piles on, subpoenas Port Authority

April 12, 2014- WSJ reports that the Manhattan DA has subpoenaed the Port Authority. The exact reason for the actions were unclear. This investigative body  is in addition to the DOJ’s Preet Bharara, and various other New Jersey investigators.

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Crooked politicians not off the hook. DOJ still pursuing.

April 11. 2014- Any New York State politicians who were doing a victory lap when Governor Cuomo shut down his own anti-corruption panel, to get a budget passed, will be sweating like a whore in church today. The DOJ’s Preet … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dragnet Nation by Julia Angwin

March 2, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Author of Dragnet Nation, Julia Angwin, won her Pulitzer Prize while working for the Wall Street Journal. She is now is an investigative reporter for ProPublica. Her new book builds upon her … Continue reading

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Biggest Medicare crook is South Florida eye doctor, and friend of NJ Senator Mendez

April 9, 2014- The release of data by Medicare that shows what individual doctors earned from Medicare is making all sorts of news. One of the biggest over-billing crooks is a Miami eye doctor who is no stranger to investigations.

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Paul Gigot’s Op-Ed section disgraces the Wall Street Journal yet again

February 21, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD On February 20th, Paul Gigot, the editor in charge of gatekeeping the letters published in the prestigious Wall Street Journal, allowed two men to criticize Secretary of State John Kerry’s remarks about … Continue reading

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Schumer proposal could help save Citi Bike

April 3, 2014- Crain’s reports, “Sen. Charles Schumer on Thursday introduced legislation that would allow bike-share memberships to be purchased with pre-tax dollars. Employers could also buy memberships for their employees and then

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Senator Rand Paul speaks out against the NSA spying on Americans

 

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