Category Archives: - Federal government

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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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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Republicans might accept Preet Bharara as attorney general

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

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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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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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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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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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Kayak activist receives threats

July 29, 2014- The Post has an article about the ferry boat horn honking, and in it they mention that the ringleader of the kayak activism,

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Nadler sends letter to Mayor de Blasio to stop tourist helicopters

August 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Two years ago, when residents affected by the nonstop noise from the tourist helicopters appealed to BatteryPark.TV for help, we began to

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Drone lobbyists fail to sway FAA

August 11, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The scores of national newspaper and TV stories recently that have portrayed drones as super neat and vital for a new industry, while making no

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Durst wants more ferry boats

August 5, 2014- A real estate news aggregating blog reports that developer Durst, the same man who failed to gain control of

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Preventing HIV infection

August 5, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Rajesh Tim Gandhi, MD of the Massachusetts General Hospital discusses the NEJM review paper he co-wrote with his sister, Monica Gandhi, MD, discussing the current state of therapy for HIV-infected patients. … Continue reading

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Contractor for 1 WFC lied to get minority contracts

August 1, 1014- The Post reports, “Federal authorities on Thursday charged

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