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Letter From The Publisher of Long Island Press in the Wake of Hurricane Sandy

For better or for worse I grew up on country music. Long story. For the past week and a half the refrain, “I am a…



This scene from South Freeport is just one example of the sheer destruction Hurricane Sandy unleashed on Long Island. (Michael Conforti/Long Island Press)

Letter From the Publisher: Hurricane Sandy and Long Island Press

Sandy lived up to all of the superlatives ascribed to…



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Off The Reservation: Energy and the Environment

If Democrat Barack Obama was Republican Brian O’Malley, his actions and record thus far would place him among the greatest Republican presidents of the modern…



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Off The Reservation: Obamacare

On myriad levels, Obamacare is a good plan, and ultimately I am in favor of seeing it fully implemented. But if we eliminate emotion and…



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Off The Reservation: Wall Street Regulation

Part 4 of the Special “Off The Reservation” Election Series in the Long Island Press. Glass-Steagall has made somewhat of a comeback with help from the…



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Off The Reservation: Leader of the ‘Free’ World

Mitt Romney’s platform is devoid of nuance. For instance, his plan for Afghanistan and Pakistan asserts, “The United States enjoys significant leverage over both of…