Category Archives: Trump

Trump Mouths off About “Windmills”

Submitted by Judith Hope: In an Aug. 30 rally in Evansville, Indiana, President Donald Trump made three unsubstantiated claims about wind turbines, which he calls “windmills”: Trump suggested that a single turbine can be responsible for “thousands” of bird deaths. … 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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Dangerous Men

Bleached Staghorn Coral By James Ewing (Watermill, NY) “The GOP Republican party is the most dangerous organization in human history…dedicated, with such commitment, to the destruction of organized human life on earth.”—Noam Chomsky, scholar, MIT. What are these most dangerous … Continue reading

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Zeldin’s Environmental Voting Record Goes from Bad to Worse

Lee Zeldin wants to Drill in the Ironwood Forest National Monument By Marc Rauch: Latest update: Zeldin’s Environmental Voting Record Goes from Bad to Worse in 2018 In the first 3 years of Lee Zeldin’s congressional term (2015-2017), he earned … Continue reading

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Go National or Local?

LTE published August 23rd in the East Hampton Star: To the Editor: The East Hampton Star editorial about a “First District Dilemma for Democratic Voters” (July 5, 2018) asks whether one should give money and work for political causes nationally … Continue reading

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#StopKavanaugh

Sunday Aug. 26th there were rallies across the country including 2 in NY City: https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=kavanaugh%20protests%20new%20york Cory Booker summarizes this mess eloquently: Donald Trump’s personal lawyer has sworn under oath that Trump directed him to commit federal crimes.1 The Judiciary Committee … Continue reading

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Zeldin’s War on the Environment

By Perry Gershon:  (Source: https://www.facebook.com/pg/perry4congress/posts/?ref=page_internal) Lee Zeldin continues to support the Trump Administration’s destruction of our environmental protections. The new “plan” for coal represents one more example of the total disregard for the serious health effects of air pollution. The … Continue reading

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