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Infamous Rat Terrorist Dies in Prison

By   /  February 18, 2017  /  New York, U.S.  /  No Comments

http://www.vaed.uscourts.gov/notablecases/moussaoui/exhibits/prosecution/AQ00108.jpg The New York Post reported today that Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, the infamous mastermind behind the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, died in prison.  Good riddance to garbage.  He was an associate of Fadil Abdelghani, a former client of New York State Assemblyman Charles Lavine.  Lavine defended Abdelghani in the mid-90s. Defendant Fadil Abdelgani followed with the […]

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Those Who Don’t Learn History Doomed to Support Trump

By   /  August 25, 2015  /  The Beacon, U.S.  /  No Comments

There is no shortage of reasons to oppose the candidacy of Donald Trump for the President of the United States of America. The most recent came when Trump asserted on the O’Reilly Factor last week that birthright citizenship is not guaranteed by the 14th Amendment. Even though that’s what what it says. And his abhorrent views on immigration sound like […]

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Glen Cove Fight for Cable Competition Discredits “Net Neutrality”

By   /  March 25, 2015  /  Glen Cove, The Beacon, U.S.  /  No Comments

“The decision will ensure that start-ups like Northwordnews or The Gold Coast Beacon, or bloggers – those modern day Thomas Paines – can compete on the same fast playing field as giant corporations such as [Patch and Newsday],” reads an editorial from our Sea Cliff neighbors. I agree with the characterization. We are the “modern day Thomas Paines” in that […]

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Ferry: Settled Suit Echoes “Atlas Shrugged”–$11 mil Created 0.64 Jobs There

By   /  October 19, 2014  /  Glen Cove, The Beacon, U.S.  /  6 Comments

Newsday reported on Thursday that the City Council voted to settle a $1.7 million lawsuit filed in 2012 against firms involved in what can only be labeled a debacle at the Waterfront in the form of the bulkhead for the latest attempt to establish a ferry terminal there. Newsday also reported the city would receive $700 thousand […]

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Houston Miracle Resembles Glen Cove’s Free-Market Past

By   /  July 16, 2014  /  Economy, Glen Cove, The Beacon, U.S.  /  1 Comment

There’s an interesting article up on The Wall Street Journal website about Houston’s success story–”a blueprint for metropolitan revival”–that ought to be read and applied to Glen Cove to contrast the successes and failures of policy. Houston’s landscape of plains and grasslands and hot, humid weather isn’t what attracts people to the city. Yet since 2000, Houston has grown by 35%, while established […]

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Why Glen Cove Cinemas Should Show “America”

By   /  July 9, 2014  /  Glen Cove, The Beacon, U.S.  /  No Comments

Will the city’s movie theater show a film called “America”? After several attempts at contacting management of Glen Cove Cinemas by several residents, management has responded, “as of now, no.” This is unfortunate–and a missed opportunity. Dinesh D’Souza’s “America: Imagine A World Without Her” is the follow-up to “2016”, which eventually became one of the highest-grossing […]

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