I Urge Registered Voters to Vote for Ron Matten for Yonkers City Council President
By Bob Stauf

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YONKERS, NY — October 21, 2021 — As a dedicated Democrat for well more than a half century , paradoxically I always admired folks like Barry Goldwater , author of “Conscience of a Conservative,’ and Bill Buckley, founder of “National Review” for their thought provoking analyses based on moral principles and a moral compass. In my decades of leadership in …

TribuneI Urge Registered Voters to Vote for Ron Matten for Yonkers City Council President
By Bob Stauf

While Washington Argues, Iran Makes Nuclear Advances
By Simon Henderson

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While Washington policy circles debate apparently endlessly about Iran’s nuclear intentions and its level of expertise, Tehran presses on remorselessly. On Oct. 10, Mohammad Eslami, the newly-appointed head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, announced that his country had produced more than 120 kg of 20 percent-enriched uranium. This is a dramatic increase from the 84 kg reported a …

eHeziWhile Washington Argues, Iran Makes Nuclear Advances
By Simon Henderson

Everything Hangs In Balance, But Economy Is Wild Card
By Robert Reich

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October 6, 2021 — I’m no soothsayer, but I can make a few confident predictions about the week ahead. Funding for government spending is secure for now, at least through early December — at which time Congress will pass another continuing resolution. (Remember: neither party wants to be seen as being responsible for a government shutdown.) But expect more fear-mongering …

TribuneEverything Hangs In Balance, But Economy Is Wild Card
By Robert Reich

Senator Manchin Wins the Profile in Courage Award
By Bob Weir

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FLOWER MOUND, TX — October 3, 2021 — President Biden, Speaker Pelosi, and their ruthless gang of leftwing acolytes have refused to compromise one iota on their $3.5 Ttrillion, so-called “Infrastructure” bill. Evidently, they feel as if the 2020 election was a mandate, notwithstanding the fact that it resulted in a 50-50 tie in the Senate and only a very small …

Bob WeirSenator Manchin Wins the Profile in Courage Award
By Bob Weir

John Bailey, White Plains CitizeNetReporter, Publisher/Editor, Michael Edelman, Esq., National Political Analyst/Pundit, Ron Matten, Yonkers City Council President Republican Candidate, Tim Hodges, Yonkers City Council 6th District Democrat Candidate, and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Publisher/Editor, on the Westchester On the Level Podcast – Monday, September 27, 2021 Podcast – From From 9:55am-12:10pm

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PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL, WHITE PLAINS, NY, and YONKERS, NY — September 27, 2021 — We open today’s podcast with White Plains CitizeNetReporter Publisher/Editor John Bailey from: 9:55-10:25am Michael Edelman, Esq., National Political Analyst/Pundit from 10:30-11am Ron Matten, Yonkers City Council President Republican candidate speaks to the changing Republican Party hierarchy, its demeanor, and its expected impact on the November …

eHeziJohn Bailey, White Plains CitizeNetReporter, Publisher/Editor, Michael Edelman, Esq., National Political Analyst/Pundit, Ron Matten, Yonkers City Council President Republican Candidate, Tim Hodges, Yonkers City Council 6th District Democrat Candidate, and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Publisher/Editor, on the Westchester On the Level Podcast – Monday, September 27, 2021 Podcast – From From 9:55am-12:10pm

Is Senator Joe Manchin the Last True Democrat?*
By Anonymous

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — September 23, 2021 — When President Harry Truman said “the buck stops here” we knew he meant it. Whatever he said was instinctively recognized to be true. He cared about the country and its citizenry uppermost; than the party. Many of today’s Washington Democratic politicians don’t really know what the meaning of “the buck stop her” …

TribuneIs Senator Joe Manchin the Last True Democrat?*
By Anonymous

Defund the Police? Why Not Defund Politicians
By Michael Letts

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COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA —September 4, 2021 — Law enforcement officers across the country don uniforms and equipment to face another shift, it’s difficult to imagine their heightened sense of defensiveness.  Each day, American law enforcement officers assume the duties of protecting us against violent offenders.  Yet as a group, law enforcement officers are collectively castigated in the absurd rallying cry of the …

TribuneDefund the Police? Why Not Defund Politicians
By Michael Letts

What Afghanistan Taught Us About Israel-Palestine
By Hen Mazzig

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The progressive US Democrats who slammed the Jewish state over a Jerusalem real estate dispute stayed mum for days when the Taliban crushed Kabul TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — August 26, 2021 — There was a lot of noise as Kabul – and democracy – fell in Afghanistan. The cheers of Taliban militants taking over the streets, the horns of hundreds …

TribuneWhat Afghanistan Taught Us About Israel-Palestine
By Hen Mazzig

Terrorist Taliban Are Not ‘Our Brothers’
By Tarek Fatah

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TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA — August 25, 2021 — If there was any evidence needed to turf out Justin Trudeau and his dimwit cabinet members, his Minister for Women and Gender Equality Maryam Monsef has provided one. During a press briefing Wednesday, Monsef referred to the Taliban as “our brothers” as she appealed to them for safe passage of evacuees from …

TribuneTerrorist Taliban Are Not ‘Our Brothers’
By Tarek Fatah

Con Ed Must Provide the Public and Local Government Officials With a 5-10 Year Plan of Roads Designated to BE Cut Up
By Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner, Esq.

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GREENBURGH, NY — August 22, 2021 — In recent years Con Ed has been doing lots of underground gas pipe replacements around the region.  The infrastructure work is needed and is important for our safety. What’s needed is for Con Ed to provide the public and local government officials with a 5-10 year plan of roads that are going to …

Paul FeinerCon Ed Must Provide the Public and Local Government Officials With a 5-10 Year Plan of Roads Designated to BE Cut Up
By Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner, Esq.