In the wake of days of intense protests against the murder of George Floyd on the streets of New York City, Bill de Blasio, a failed presidential candidate and now infamous bungler of the city’s response to the COVID 19 virus epidemic, has joined the chorus, led by Donald Trump,
By John Garvey & Mike Morgan To borrow a phrase from the Madison Avenue ad people “In these difficult times, it’s reassuring to know that we still have enough of what we need.” Well, let’s be more truthful here. We may have limited access to some of what we need.
I have never attended a Trump rally. I don’t believe that he has held any here in Brooklyn. If he held one, I’d go to see it first-hand. The following account is based on reports in print and electronic media. Small groups of ticket holders line up early, often enough
Four presidents of the United States have been assassinated: Abraham Lincoln (1864), James Garfield, William McKinley and John F. Kennedy (1963). An additional fourteen presidents are considered to have been the targets of assassination attempts. Keep in mind that there have only been 45 presidents. (On another occasion, when things
Cruise ships are big—the ships are incredibly large and the number of worldwide passengers grows steadily. Many of the big ships are four football fields long, a half football field wide and almost a football field high (imagine the field standing upright on an end zone). Estimates for 2019 are