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Brighton Beach Russians Respond To Snowden’s Asylum

//www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/#file=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.wnyc.org%2Faudio%2Fxspf%2F310433%2F;containerClass=wnyc With the news of the former National Security Agency's (NSA) Edward Snowden being granted asylum in Russia, WNYC thought it would be interesting to...

Senate Stalls In Approving FEMA Funds For Religious Buildings Damaged By...

A bill that would release FEMA funds to houses of worship damaged by Superstorm Sandy has been stalled in the Senate since last March....

Op-Ed: Congressional Cowards Need To Bite The Bullet

BETWEEN THE LINES: What we have in Congress — to paraphrase the iconic line from “Cool Hand Luke” — is a failure to legislate....

Do All Our Guns Make Us Any Safer?

BETWEEN THE LINES: When I wrote my first column about gun violence in the wake of the fatal Columbine shootings years ago, I knew it...

Op-Ed: Despite Debate Win, GOP Seeks Edge With Voter Suppression

BETWEEN THE LINES: When Mitt Romney became the Republican’s designated presidential nominee following his victories in the spring primaries, the party’s conservative wing seemed as...

Op-Ed: Springsteen Exhibit & Constitution Center Were Ideal Match

BETWEEN THE LINES: Numerous artists and performers have been honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian award. None of them, however,...

Golden Wants Porn Out Of Our Libraries

State Senator Marty Golden doesn't want you killing kittens with taxpayer dollars. Or making angels weep. And he certainly doesn't want you going blind. That's...

Sheepshead’s Senators Stand Alone In Gay Rights Battle

A distinction to be proud of? We think not. Sheepshead Bay's two state senators - Carl Kruger (D) and Marty Golden (R) - remain the...