Can Whites Avoid Being Racists?
By BOB WEIR

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FLOWER MOUND, TX — April 5, 2021 —  The purpose of this column is to illustrate that every white person is a racist, even if they don’t know it. At least that’s the theory being foisted on the American public by some of the most radical “thinkers” in the country. Not only are whites racist, but the law and legal …

Bob WeirCan Whites Avoid Being Racists?
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Confessions Of A Privileged White Man
By BOB WEIR

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FLOWER MOUND, TX — March 21, 2021 —  Every time I hear the term “white privilege” I wonder how I missed out on all the extra opportunities that term implies. Growing up in a rat and roach infested tenement on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in the 1950s didn’t seem to me as though I was being pampered because …

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Welcome to “News & Notes,” where we look at the happenings here in Westchester County…
By MARK JEFFERS

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BEDFORD HILL, NY — March 10, 2021 — Let’s start off with some thoughts on the marvelous month of March…I hope we all get through the Ides of March with no ill effects; we remember to spring ahead on March 14 at 2am; and survive the green beer on St. Patrick’s Day. Cheers to this week’s “March Madness” edition of …

Mark JeffersWelcome to “News & Notes,” where we look at the happenings here in Westchester County…
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What Do You Know About Climate Change?
By BOB WEIR

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FLOWER MOUND, TX — February 24, 2021 —   Do you ever get the feeling that our elected officials have nothing but disdain for their constituents? Do you feel that Republicans and Democrats are in a war with each other for dominance, while the American people are just onlookers in a spiteful and vindictive political tennis match? When you look at …

Bob WeirWhat Do You Know About Climate Change?
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Congress’s Constitutional Obligation to Compensate Workers for Job Loss
By OREN M. LEVIN-WALDMAN

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NEWARK, NJ — November 3, 2020 — It is the eve of the 2020 election and still no agreement has been reached on a second coronavirus relief bill. The Democrats still hold out for the maximum while Republicans have gradually been coming up in what they are willing to pay. And yet, the Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, refuses …

Oren M. Levin-WaldmanCongress’s Constitutional Obligation to Compensate Workers for Job Loss
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OFF MY MEDS: Referral is Most Important in Gaining Employment By LES TAHA

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Les TahaOFF MY MEDS: Referral is Most Important in Gaining Employment By LES TAHA

SAVVY SENIOR: Helping Seniors Recognize Fake News and Propaganda By JIM MILLER

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Dear Savvy Senior, Are there any resources that you know of that can help seniors detect fake news? My 75-year-old mother shares a lot of misinformation with her family and friends that she sees on Facebook. I’ve talked to her about it, but for some reason she has a difficult time deciphering real news from fake news and propaganda. Frustrated …

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If Only We Had a Meaningful Discussion About Taxes
By OREN M. LEVIN-WALDMAN

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NEWARK, NY — October 19, 2020 — As we move into the two final weeks of the 2020 election, we are once again hearing about taxes. The Trump people claim that Biden will raise everybody’s taxes, and Biden claims that Trumps tax cuts need to be repealed because they have only benefitted the wealthy. Well they are both right and …

Oren M. Levin-WaldmanIf Only We Had a Meaningful Discussion About Taxes
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OFF MY MEDS: Hell Parole Board
By LESS TAHA

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Les TahaOFF MY MEDS: Hell Parole Board
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SAVVY SENIOR: Corona Virus Versus Flu – How to Tell the Difference
By JIM MILLER

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Dear Savvy Senior, Can you explain the differences between the coronavirus and seasonal flu? I’m 70-years-old, and usually get a standard flu shot, but would like to find out what else I can do to protect myself this winter. Worried Senior # # # Dear Worried, Great question! Because of the dual danger of Influenza (flu) and COVID-19, the Center …

Jim MillerSAVVY SENIOR: Corona Virus Versus Flu – How to Tell the Difference
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