Ed Koch Commentary: Interesting Court Decisions By EDWARD IRVING KOCH

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A really interesting decision of a federal appeals court in Atlanta, Georgia, was reported in the Times of December 28, 2011.  An employee at a Tyson chicken plant sued the company alleging racial discrimination and seeking damages for the act of a plant manager who “called adult black men working there ‘boy’” The Appeals Court, in a 2-to-1 decision, initially overturned …

eHeziEd Koch Commentary: Interesting Court Decisions By EDWARD IRVING KOCH

Mike Breen – Wrong for the 5th District Yonkers City Council District And Wrong For Yonkers BY STEPHEN CERRATO

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Michael Breen asleep during the Yonkers City Council budget hearings. YONKERS, NY – I’m Stephen Cerrato and I am running for City Council in the 5th District on the Conservative and Independence lines this Tuesday, November 8, 2011.   Recently, my opponent Mike Breen has again stooped to new lows with his disingenuous remarks, which illustrates his lack of character needed …

eHeziMike Breen – Wrong for the 5th District Yonkers City Council District And Wrong For Yonkers BY STEPHEN CERRATO

Weir Only Human: Do We Want Democracy, or Theocracy? By BOB WEIR

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According to any standard encyclopedia, democracy is defined as a form of government in which all the people have an equal say in the decisions that affect their lives. Such decisions are arrived at through the ballot box as we vote for those whom we believe represent our economic, social and cultural aspirations. The term comes from the Greek, demos …

eHeziWeir Only Human: Do We Want Democracy, or Theocracy? By BOB WEIR

New York Civic: Adam and Steve By HENRY J. STERN

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Gay Marriage Squeezes By, 33-29, Tax Limit, Rent Bills Approved, Sweet Corn Is State Vegetable. Our last column, sent out late Friday afternoon, reported that the Legislature had not reached a decision on the major issues before it: rent control, property tax cap and gay marriage. The Senate also voted to name sweet corn the state vegetable. It defeated the onion …

eHeziNew York Civic: Adam and Steve By HENRY J. STERN

Islam and Democracy – Much Hard Work Needed By Daniel Pipes

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First published by Canada's repected National Post, as "Muslims can embrace democracy, but I'm not optimistic," on February 7, 2011, and reprinted with express permission: http://www.danielpipes.org/9435/islam-democracy.  With anti-regime demonstrations raging in Egypt, and the possibility of a new government led by or involving the Muslim Brotherhood, many are asking whether Islam is compatible with democracy? The answer is yes, it potentially is, but it …

eHeziIslam and Democracy – Much Hard Work Needed By Daniel Pipes

Current Commentary: Can Superman Rescue Parochial Schools? BY Larry M. Elkin, CPA, CFP®

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For more than 80 years, the Holy Spirit Catholic School in the Bronx has stood across the street from Public School 26. I attended P.S. 26 in the 1960s, but for me, Holy Spirit might as well have been on Mars. I never set foot in the place. I only knew a few Holy Spirit students, and they all happened …

eHeziCurrent Commentary: Can Superman Rescue Parochial Schools? BY Larry M. Elkin, CPA, CFP®

Polish Survivors of Auschwitz Remember First Day of Word War II

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Ridgewood, NY, September 1, 2010 —  Polish Catholic survivors ofAuschwitz Walter Kolodziejek and Michael Preisler ( 3rd and 4th from left) were guests of honor at this year’s commemoration of the anniversary of the start of World War II. A memorial mass remembering Hitler’s invasion of Poland on September 1, 1939 was held at St. Matthias Church in Ridgewood, N.Y.

eHeziPolish Survivors of Auschwitz Remember First Day of Word War II