Category Archives: long island

Happy Valentine’s Day, Dear Earth, #LoveOurPlanetNotPollution

Some of us have been meeting at the Southampton library to discuss ways we can scale up existing efforts that draw down carbon from the atmosphere, based on the top 100 solutions outlined in the New York Times bestseller Drawdown: … 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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The Blue Wave in CD-1

I have always wanted to know whether our efforts of canvassing and voter registration are actually paying off! Now we have some data.  Suffolk County Board of Elections collects data on new voter registrations on a monthly basis.  I have … Continue reading

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Lee Zeldin: We call BS when we see BS!

By Marc Rauch To the editor of the Long Island Advance: NY-01 Representative Lee Zeldin has tried to portray himself as an environmentalist in a recent TV campaign ad, in press releases and in letters to constituents. However, a new … Continue reading

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Gershon vs. Zeldin on Gun Legislation

Printed as a Letter to the Editor in The Independent, Oct. 3, 2018 More Guns? Thank you for printing “Zeldin and Gershon Square Off,” so that voters know where each candidate stands on various topics. One important issue that was … Continue reading

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New York’s Suffolk County Economy: Not so Hot?

Representative Lee Zeldin likes to claim that he has contributed to a “booming” economy resulting in jobs in his district (the eastern part of Suffolk county). Lets examine this for a minute. First, jobs This is the graph of unemployment since … Continue reading

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Zeldin’s ‘Kick Out’ Rally

After all, Zeldin’s rally wasn’t a ‘Kick Off’ but in stead, a ‘Kick Out’ rally.  Who better to comment as Karl Grossman, in the Riverhead Local: https://riverheadlocal.com/2018/07/29/assault-on-the-press-hits-close-to-home/      Karl Grossman Karl is a veteran investigative reporter and columnist, the winner … Continue reading

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