Ed Koch Commentary: Congress – Enablers of the Rich and Powerful By ED KOCH

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The Republicans are playing with fire.  They have embarrassed their leader in the House of Representatives, Speaker John Boehner, by rejecting his efforts to arrive at a reasonable compromise with President Barack Obama on the extension of the debt ceiling.  The Republican leader in the U.S. Senate, Mitch McConnell, worried that a failure to extend the debt ceiling could cause …

eHeziEd Koch Commentary: Congress – Enablers of the Rich and Powerful By ED KOCH

Ed Koch Commentary – Musings: Daniel Pearl; Bloomberg’s State of the City Address; White House State Dinner Feting Hu Jintao By Ed Koch

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On January 21, The New York Times, the newspaper of record, recalled the killing of Daniel Pearl, the Wall Street Journal reporter who was murdered by Palestinian terrorists nine years ago.  With video cameras running, the terrorists slit Daniel Pearl's throat and displayed his severed head like a trophy.  The Times reported, “More than a dozen of the militants [why …

eHeziEd Koch Commentary – Musings: Daniel Pearl; Bloomberg’s State of the City Address; White House State Dinner Feting Hu Jintao By Ed Koch

Ed Koch Commentary: Resurrection By Ed Koch

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Public support for President Obama increased last week as a result of his successful negotiations with the Republicans.  He gave the Republicans what they wanted — a two-year extension of the Bush tax cuts for millionaires and to the top one percent of taxpayers, 26.8 percent of the extended tax reductions.           

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