Category Archives: Op-Ed

Crooks, sadists, and morons

January 25, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I watched a nice PBS show about Hitler’s SS army. The SS was run by Heinrich Himmler, who seems

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Is Danny Meyer on his third strike in BPC?

January 17, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD We recently learned that the influential food critic for The New York Times, Pete Wells, visited Danny Meyer’s North End Grill at

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Football head injuries down after rules change

Update January 20, 2015- The PBS news show Frontline has been tracking the number of head injuries in the NFL. The new rules

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What is the valuation of Shake Shack (SHAK)?

(9,000 people had read this post as of January 20, 2015) Update September 6, 2014- By Steven E. Greer More than a year ago, I wrote the article below that derived a valuation for Shake Shack to be in the … Continue reading

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We support raising the minimum wage

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College Sports is not the worst thing about American universities

January 10, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD I was chuckling at an irrelevant essay in the NY Post complaining about how college football is a farce to the student athlete model.

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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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We grew 60% in 2014

December 31, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD I started BatteryPark.TV in 2009, because I had the technical capability to do so, having run another digital media company,

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Predictions for BPC 2015

December 23, 2015- By Steven E. Greer For the coming year, I predict:

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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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Bill O’Reilly’s flagrantly sexist comments about Senator Elizabeth Warren

December 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD As cable TV ratings fall across the board, and Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly ages and loses his foothold as the most watched show on Fox,

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What we want is a brand new year

December 31, 2014- By Steven E. Greer A philosopher once wrote, “What we want is a brand new year. What we need is a brand new life.

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The cheating continues at Stuyvesant High School

December 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Muhammad Islam, the 17-year-old Stuyvesant student who concocted a hoax that he was worth $72 Million from day-trading,

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Tear down the Rector Street bridge

April 13, 2014- By Steven E. Greer When something unsightly sticks around for so long, people tend to tune it out and just accept it. Like an abandoned rubber tire plant in Akron or trash barges in the Fresh Kills, … Continue reading

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The best art is edible

May 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I am starting to realize that the best chefs are actually artists: not metaphorically, but literally.

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Comptroller Stringer issues audit report validating our warnings on Citi Bike fraud

Update December 12, 2014- Comptroller Stringer issued an audit report validating our warning, below.

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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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The Tunnel to Towers no longer fits well within BPC

Update November 6, 2014- As a direct result of BatteryPark.TV action,

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If you build it, will they really come?

September 17, 2014- Opinion by Steven E. Greer With the imminent foreclosure of the fancy Trump SoHo in the news,

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