The Regularity of Irregular Diplomacy
LARRY M. ELKIN, CPA, CFP®

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If there is a “regularity” spectrum for special presidential envoys to foreign nations, I’d guess former President Jimmy Carter sits near one end and former basketball player Dennis Rodman near the other. Rudy Giuliani can go wherever you would like to put him between the two. One thing is certain about Giuliani’s representation of President Trump’s positions on Ukraine: What …

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LARRY M. ELKIN, CPA, CFP®

Council President Lesnick’s Statement on Resolution That Settles Guevera, Et Al. V. Philip Amicone, Et Al

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“We must Always be Vigilant to Protect the Freedoms we Cherish YONKERS, NY —  November 22, 2011 – After costly litigation to represent the City and Mayor Philip Amicone as defendants in the lawsuit known as Guevera, et al. v. Philip Amicone, et al., the City Council tonight voted 5-2 to approve paying $393,338.00 to settle the case. Voting against …

eHeziCouncil President Lesnick’s Statement on Resolution That Settles Guevera, Et Al. V. Philip Amicone, Et Al

New York Civic: The Politician’s Dilemma By Henry J. Stern

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Political Decisions Can be Costly, Even When Made on the Merits For nine years we have been writing about New York city and state government. For the most part, when one writes a column, it is to call public attention to a situation which requires correction. Relatively few columns are devoted to the praise of an individual or agency, unless such …

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New York Civic: Best Served Cold By Henry J. Stern

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Before Most of You Were Born, Big Fish Swam in State Politics NOTE: A few of you already know most of this history, but the majority will pick up some information which is no longer widely disseminated in 2011. It helps us to know what happened years ago, and how history sometimes repeats itself and sometimes does not. The dispositive …

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Reflections on Hosni Mubarak’s Resignation By Daniel Pipes

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First published by Lion's Den :: Daniel Pipes Blog   on February 11, 2011 with an update on February 12, 2011. It is reprinted with express permission: http://www.danielpipes.org/blog/2011/02/reflections-on-hosni-mubarak-res Long gone are Egypt's revolutionary days of the 1950-60s, when Gamal Abdel Nasser dominated Middle Eastern politics by stirring the Arabic-speaking masses, forming unions with other countries, starting wars, exporting ideologies and songs, and deftly maneuvering …

eHeziReflections on Hosni Mubarak’s Resignation By Daniel Pipes

Jackson List: Tonight on PBS, Chautauqua Institution By Prof. John Q. Barrett

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Chautauqua Institution is a beautiful lakeside Victorian village/campus located in the southwestern corner of New York State.  During its summer season, Chautauqua is the site of intellectual and cultural programming of all types.  Many prominent Americans and others in every field of endeavor have appeared before Chautauqua’s special audiences in its gorgeous venues.

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Saturday Night Advice for U.S. Voters Next Tuesday (1940) BY Prof. John Q. Barrett

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The Yonkers Connection On November 2, 1940, the Saturday before Election Day, Robert H. Jackson, the Attorney General of the United States, delivered the principal speech at a political meeting outside of New York City.  That year featured a presidential election that Jackson and many believed would be close and, for Democrats, possibly a defeat:  President Franklin D. Roosevelt, seeking …

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September 17th – Constitution Day BY Prof. John Q. Barrett

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Two hundred and twenty-three years ago tonight, thirty-eight weary delegates to a convention in Philadelphia signed the Constitution of the United States.  Four handwritten sheets of parchment were enough to state the terms on which thirteen independent weak little republics agreed to try to survive together as one strong nation.  … 

eHeziSeptember 17th – Constitution Day BY Prof. John Q. Barrett

Hall Celebrates Social Security’s 75th Birthday with Seniors in Monroe

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Monroe, NY, August 12, 2010 — Congressman John Hall (NY-19) joined Hudson Valley seniors at the Monroe Senior Center in Monroe to celebrate the 75th Birthday of the Social Security Program. More than 50 million Americans rely on Social Security’s guaranteed benefits for retirement security or to make ends meet, put food on the table and stay in their homes.

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