Category Archives: GOP

Zeldin’s Blind Allegiance to Trump

Appeared as Letter to the Editor in The East Hampton Star Shocking Indifference East Hampton June 29, 2020 Dear David, Five months after Covid-19 was first diagnosed in the U.S. and 125,000 deaths later, the Trump administration still has no … Continue reading

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Don’t Waste This Moment

Printed as a Letter to the Editor in The East Hampton Star, June 11 edition Transformation East Hampton June 8, 2020 To The Star: Three and a half years of the Trump administration have left America reeling, its values and … Continue reading

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“I Can’t Breathe”

“I Can’t Breathe” The Murder of George Floyd “The time for endless conversation has passed. We are a nation of differences and this is our greatest strength. It is a time for action in a way that cannot be ignored … Continue reading

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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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Ignorance is Not Bliss

Appeared as Letter to the Editor, The East Hampton Star, May 7 Can Only Hope East Hampton May 4, 2020 To The Star: By downplaying Covid-19 when it was spreading across China and Europe, Donald Trump wasted valuable time that … Continue reading

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The Suffolk “BOE” Commissioner Must Resign

By law, Lalota can’t run the BOE while running for office Submitted by Jacquelyn Gavron Following is testimony presented to the Legislature during its public hearing on an Independent Office of Inspector General for Suffolk County, proposed in response to … Continue reading

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How We Got Here

  In the Southampton Press: How We Got Here The media has accurately reported how President Trump’s mismanagement of COVID-19 has exacerbated this global health crisis. But Trump’s damage to our public health goes back to the beginning of his … Continue reading

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Trump’s Incompetence

Published as Letter to the Editor in The East Hampton Star, March 12 edition Shocked East Hampton March 9, 2020 Dear David: During an impromptu press conference at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday, President Trump: maintained … Continue reading

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Zeldin Still Thinks President Did Nothing Wrong

Letter to the Editor, The East Hampton Star Let’s Show Them East Hampton February 10, 2020 To the Editor: The impeachment trial showed beyond a doubt that the president tried to extort a foreign leader to interfere in an upcoming … Continue reading

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A Lesson from Kentucky

Francesca Rheannon <rheannon05@gmail.com> writes: Declaring #kygov election over with a 5,000-plus margin, Gov.-elect Andy Beshear appoints transition team chair and looks forward, as Bevin questions results. Kentucky Democrats did not win the Governors race by launching esoteric attacks on Bevin … Continue reading

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Big 5 Battleground Fund

FLORIDA – WISCONSIN – MICHIGAN – PENNSYLVANIA – ARIZONA While the Democrats obsess over the primary, the GOP is focused on the Big Five states most likely to decide the 2020 general election: Wisconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Florida, & Arizona. We … Continue reading

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Green Tsunami in Switzerland!

Across the globe there has been a sweep by nationalistic, right-wing and even far-right movements large enough to win elections, and form governments: Jair Bolsonaro in Brasil, Viktor Orbán in Hungary, Matteo Salvini in Italy, Andrzej Duda in Poland, Erdogan … 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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GOP Asleep at the Security Booth

Letter published in The Boston Globe Lawmakers must hold a lawless president accountable. In “GOP needs a soul cleansing” (Boston Globe, Ideas, Oct. 6), Michael A. Cohen expressed a basic solution to our problem. Lawmakers in the Senate must hold … Continue reading

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Bravo East Hampton Star!

Reprinted verbatim from: https://www.easthamptonstar.com/20191010/shrinking-congressman This is gutsy. And overdue. Shrinking Congressman By Star Staff October 10, 2019 Here we go again. Representative Lee Zeldin is out front in his support of President Trump, dismissing as phony a serious impeachment inquiry … Continue reading

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The Psychology of Trump Supporters

Bobby Azarian Ph.D.  posted several months ago “A Complete Psychological Analysis of Trump’s Support” to help make sense of Trump’s apparent invincibility. We should try and understand the emotinal underpinnings of those that we find difficult to rationally speak to … Continue reading

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Racist Dog Whistle from Lee Zeldin

The Huffington Post reports: GOP Congressman Spent His Week Harassing a Muslim Colleague On Twitter! “Rep. Lee Zeldin’s Twitter attack against Rep. Ilhan Omar is a classic racist dog whistle.”   Rep. Ilhan Omar’s opponents have looked for every opportunity … Continue reading

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There is a Russian Asset in the White House

From Peggy Backman:   https://www.facebook.com/NowThisPolitics/videos/1002264426639490/UzpfSTEwMDAyNjI5MzQ3ODUwODoyMzQzODg1NjQxMTQyNTg/   It’s really quite simple.  

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Trump’s Use of ‘Nationalist’

LTE in the New York Times from my neighbor (!) A reader says the president is “rolling out the dog whistles.”  Oct. 25, 2018   CreditCreditDoug Mills/The New York Times To the Editor: “‘You Know What I Am? I’m a … Continue reading

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Trickle Down Hate Crimes

Devastatingly awful. The rise of hate crimes & Trump’s vitriol are not independent or coincidental. It’s not the media, it starts in the oval office and trickles down. Trump (and his minions) ↓ VITRIOL HATE direct INSTRUCTIONS for violence ↓ … Continue reading

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