Category Archives: - Federal government

BP.TV tribute to The American Flag, with help from Jimi

I made this from multiple still photos edited together as a video (Note the high resolution when you view in full-screen). Watch it to the end. Enjoy.

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DOJ makes another move against corruption in the NY State Assembly

June 27, 2014- By Steven E Greer The New York State Assembly is riddled with corruption. Governor Cuomo had convened a special anti-corruption Moreland Commission,

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BPC needs a Block Association, a “Friends of BPC”

July 7, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Most communities in Manhattan have official Block Associations acting as oversight committees to keep the CB1 and local

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Federal judge allows lawsuits against Sheldon Silver over sexual harassment

June 11, 2014- The Post reports, “A federal judge

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20 electeds want to outright ban tourist helicopters. Mayor de Blasio’s EDC opposes them.

June 21, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Not reported whatsoever in the press was a City Council meeting of 20 elected federal, state, and city officials, who all want to completely ban tourists helicopters over the city. However,

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12,000 Patriots died in British prison ships

July 4, 2014- By Steven Greer In New York Harbor and the East River, 238 years ago, 12,000 Patriots died in British prison ships, mostly from small pox (per History Channel). Few people know this on this July 4th because … Continue reading

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Manhattan was epicenter of American Revolution

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The feds go after realtors using drones in the city

July 1, 2014- BatteryPark.TV previously exclusively reported that drones were peeping into high-rise apartment buildings

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Millennials, a fading nation, and who’s to blame

March 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The Pew research people have a book out, “The Next America: Boomers, Millennials”,  and it has me thinking. I never really thought about it, but labeling the demise of a society as … Continue reading

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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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Exclusive: Your building is likely rent stabilized and you had no idea

June 18, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Tom Goodkind, Community Board 1 member and resident of Gateway plaza, has been a long-time activist for affordable housing.

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Federal class action lawsuit against Poulakakos for violating minimum wage laws

May 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV was tipped off last year by former employees of Harry’s Steakhouse that the Poulakakos family was underpaying employees, below minimum wage. Many of the employees were not U.S. citizens, and felt … Continue reading

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Sheldon Silver can be defeated just like Eric Cantor

June 11, 2014- Opinion by Steven E. Greer A strange thing is happening across the country. Incumbents are being tossed out of office, and in surprise fashion. Last night, the Majority

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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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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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