Category Archives: Ethics

Protest in Commack drawing criticism

Some insightful letters to Newsday: The behavior of a few unruly demonstrators at the recent Commack protest was shameful [“Trump cheers LI protesters,” News, May 17]. If these few were, say, 4% of the demonstrators, the other 96% could have … Continue reading

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Trump thinks we are gullible!

No Charitable Thought for Donald Trump  (NY TIMES, NOV 8 2019) Fined $2 million after admitting his foundation was his piggy bank, the president shows he always comes first. By The Editorial Board Credit…Illustration by Nicholas Konrad; photograph by Doug … Continue reading

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Bombing Hospitals in Syria: a Crime against Humanity

I just saw a documentary on a Syrian underground hospital: The Cave.  It should be compulsory viewing for everyone.  INCLUDING Rep. Lee Zeldin.  He too lived thru a period where his premature born twin girls where in the NICU.  Might … Continue reading

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The Truth About Lee Zeldin’s Record

October 1, 2018                                                                by Jacquelyn Gavron and Amy Turner … Continue reading

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Child Abuse (Human Rights Violation)

Submitted by James Ewing (Watermill):   IMAGES We want you to imagine for a moment what this might be like for a child: to flee the place you have called your home because it is not safe to stay and … Continue reading

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The da Vinci Lode

 The painting ‘Salvator Mundi’ by Leonardo da Vinci at Christie’s. Credit Drew Angerer/Getty Images To the Editor: “The da Vinci Lode” (NY Times editorial, Nov. 17) is an important warning. The idea that the obscenely rich see nothing untoward in … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE: Brookhaven Town Clerk Violates Ethics Code? (Part 3)

By J.Gavron and A.Turner This Exclusive Report investigates Brookhaven Town Clerk, Donna Lent, who’s running for reelection on Nov. 7th. Get the facts on Lent before you vote.  Missed a Background Check? Part 1, Part 2 Did you know…. Donna … Continue reading

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No one Above the Law, at Least in Israel

Sara Netanyahu Will Be Indicted For $100K Fraud Scheme September 8, 2017 By JTA The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Sara, will be indicted on four counts of fraud for allegedly diverting some $100,000 in public funds for … Continue reading

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Poison Papers: EPA in bed with Industry

Transcript From Secret Meeting Illustrates EPA Collusion With the Chemical Industry Friday, July 28, 2017 By Rebekah Wilce, The Center for Media and Democracy   (Photo: fotografixx / iStock / Getty Images Plus) The world of independent chemical testing has … Continue reading

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Natalia Veselnitskaya was no stranger, she was important to Trump’s business

Posted on Daily Kos By Mark Sumner  Tuesday Jul 11, 2017 · 2:25 PM EDT Sean Hannity’s name may rhyme with sanity, but Donald Trump’s favorite Fox has never been the poster boy for rationality. As the dominoes have started falling ever … Continue reading

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New details emerge on Moscow real estate deal that led to the Trump-Kremlin alliance

Remember when Trump disavowed any business dealings with anyone in Russia?  Someone found a thread to pull… Michael Isikoff   Yahoo News July 11, 2017 View photos   Donald Trump, Aras Agalarov and Rob Goldstone. (Photos: Sean Gallup/Getty Images; Sergei … Continue reading

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REPUBLICAN LAWMAKERS BUY HEALTH INSURANCE STOCKS AS REPEAL EFFORT MOVES FORWARD

Posted on The Intercept Lee Fang July 6 2017, 5:33 p.m. JUST AS THE HOUSE Republican bill to slash much of the Affordable Care Act moved forward, Rep. Mike Conaway, a Texas Republican and member of Speaker Paul Ryan’s leadership team, … Continue reading

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Noam Chomsky: On Trump and the State of the Union – SCARY!

GREAT INTERVIEW! THE STONE JULY 5, 2017 Continue reading the main story Share This Page Email Save Over the past few months, as the disturbing prospect of a Trump administration became a disturbing reality, I decided to reach out to … Continue reading

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Voter fraud commission may have violated law — TheHill.com  

BY LYDIA WHEELER AND MIKE LILLIS – 07/05/17 06:07 PM President Trump’s voter fraud commission may have violated the law by ignoring federal requirements governing requests for information from states, several experts on the regulatory process told The Hill. Experts … Continue reading

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This is what kleptocracy looks like

Trump, Arif and Sater, at right, Trump Soho launch party, 2007 Photographer: Mark Von Holden/WireImage  Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation is looking at “suspicious financial activity” involving “Russian operatives.” Bloomberg’s Timothy L. O’Brien reports that the other shoe to drop may involve “a … Continue reading

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“Drain the Swamp?” — Please

President Trump signed an executive order in late January — echoing language first endorsed by Mr. Obama — ostensibly prohibiting lobbyists and lawyers hired as political appointees from working for two years on “particular” government matters that involved their former … Continue reading

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Preet Bharara, Sally Yates & James Comey: “You are Fired!”

It is “Apprentice” live! FBI Director Comey is the latest official to fall foul of Trump mid-investigation. Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates and US Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara had previously been dismissed As … Continue reading

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The Republican Party is sociopathic: If you didn’t know that already, the health care bill should make it clear

Posted on Salon.com SATURDAY, MAY 6, 2017 01:00 PM EDT Republicans have long since left normal politics behind and veered into irresponsible, sadistic misbehavior CHAUNCEY DEVEGA Paul Ryan; Donald Trump; Kevin McCarthy (Credit: AP/Getty/Salon) On Thursday, Republicans in the House … Continue reading

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What Ivanka Trump doesn’t know will hurt us all

Posted on Salon.com SATURDAY, MAY 6, 2017 05:00 PM EDT I read “Women Who Work” so you don’t have to. Ivanka’s “successful businesswoman” reputation is kind of a sham ERIN KEANE Ivanka Trump (Credit: Salon/Flora Thevoux) Ivanka Trump’s new book … Continue reading

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HOW MUCH DOES A POLITICIAN COST? A GROUNDBREAKING STUDY REVEALS THE INFLUENCE OF MONEY IN POLITICS.

Posted On The Intercept.com Jon Schwarz May 4 2017, 9:07 a.m. An ingenious new Roosevelt Institute study on the influence of money on politics begins with an incredible story about how the world actually works: In the spring of 1987, Paul … Continue reading

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