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Karl Grossman: Why Don’t Americans Elect Scientists?

Saturday, August 30, 2014

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Karl Grossman: Why Don’t Americans Elect Scientists?

President Barack Obama holds a polymer while talking with Peyton Robertson, 12, about his projects during the 2014 White House Science Fair in the State Dining Room of the White House, May 27, 2014.

Karl Grossman: What happened to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plants could happen in the United States

Thursday, August 28, 2014

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It’s apparent to any visitor to the stretch of California where the two Diablo Canyon plants are sited that it is geologically hot. A major tourist feature of the area: hot spas. “Welcome to the Avila Hot Springs,” declares the website of one, noting how “historic Avila Hot Springs” was “discovered in 1907 by at the time unlucky oil drillers and established” as a “popular visitor-serving natural artesian mineral hot springs

Karl Grossman: East Hampton Airport noise issue has become a national story

Sunday, August 24, 2014

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  The East Hampton Town Board will hold a “special meeting” this week to give eastern Long Island residents an opportunity to speak about aircraft noise involving the town-owned East Hampton Airport. The meeting to be held on Wednesday, August 27, at the studios of LTV in Wainscott , beginning at 6:30 p.m. It follows […]

Karl Grossman: If Obama opens up the offshore Atlantic to oil and gas drilling?

Saturday, August 16, 2014

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Karl Grossman: If Obama opens up the offshore Atlantic to oil and gas drilling?

Despite the 2010 offshore oil drilling disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, despite the U.S. suddenly becoming the top oil producer in the world, and despite decades of opposition, President Barack Obama is moving to open up the offshore Atlantic to oil and gas drilling.

Green Party Candidate for Guv, Howie Hawkins Calls Education a Human Right

Monday, August 11, 2014

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In Open Letter from Howie Hawkins for Governor and Brian Jones for Lt. Governor to New York Teachers – Green Party recently called Education a Human Right.

Rob Astorino Calls for Term Limits [VIDEO]

Sunday, August 10, 2014

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Rob Astorino: We need term limits for state officials; loss of pensions for convicted state officials, and genuine ethics reform throughout the state capital.

Karl Grossman: Lyme disease has become epidemic on Long Island

Sunday, August 10, 2014

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Thank God and medical science, activism and the pharmaceutical industry, AIDS has been brought under control. But Lyme disease has become epidemic on Long Island and elsewhere.

NY AD-3: Dean Murray Campaign Responds to Assemblyman Hennessey Court Decision

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

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Statement on the court decision regarding Ed Hennessey’s residency by Edward Flood, Murray’s Campaign Manager.

Karl Grossman: Countdown to Historic Space Encounter of the Green Kind

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

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A demonstration that in space as on Earth solar power is an alternative to dangerous nuclear power is to come this week when a solar-powered spacecraft called Rosetta will rendezvous with a comet at 375 million miles from the Sun.

NY AD-3: Court Rules for Assemblyman Edward Hennessey. Murray Stunt Called “Just Plain Wrong”

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

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“Dean Murray’s latest political stunt crosses the line. He has clearly reached a new low. I don’t know what’s worse – attempting to mislead the court in a lawsuit claiming I don’t live here, or having some creep crawl under my family car to place a GPS tracking device to stalk us. With this disturbing behavior, Murray has taken negative campaigning to a new low.

Moreland Commission Investigation centers On Two Prominent Long Island Politicians

Monday, August 4, 2014

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Moreland Commission Investigation centers On Two Prominent Long Island Politicians

The recent Page One lead story in the New York Times about the interfered-with work and then abrupt shutdown of a commission set up to investigate corruption in state politics was a solid and extensive piece of investigative reporting that centrally involved two people who have been prominent in Long Island government. Headlined “Governor’s Office […]

Steve Levy: Border Crisis Was Self Created

Thursday, July 31, 2014

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The absurd promotion of illegal immigration policies by our nation’s leaders, the media and academic elite are finally coming home to roost. The images are disturbing and startling.The absurd promotion of illegal immigration policies by our nation’s leaders, the media and academic elite are finally coming home to roost. The images are disturbing and startling.

Karl Grossman: Make Plum Island a site for alternative energy

Monday, July 28, 2014

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Karl Grossman: Make Plum Island a site for alternative energy

A sensible plan would be to make Plum Island a site for alternative energy. Bill Smith of Shelter Island, long head of Fish Unlimited, is leading an initiative to do this.

Karl Grossman: Long Island-grown State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli

Sunday, July 20, 2014

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Karl Grossman:  Long Island-grown State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli

The only Long Islander running statewide on a major party ticket in New York State this year, Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, was just on the island feted at an unusual political happening

New York State Comptroller candidate Bob Antonacci to Tom DiNapoli: What Took You So Long?

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

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New York State Comptroller candidate Bob Antonacci today called out incumbent State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli for waiting more than a year to audit the administration’s highly-secretive and controversial START-Up NY ad campaign.

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