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USA Must Stop Being a Nation of Wasted Talent, Missed Opportunity

“The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.” — Lorenzo Anello (Played by Robert De Niro from the film A Bronx Tale) If I would have told you in 1975, 1985, 1995, or 2005: that in 2016 the United States of America would be an energy powerhouse exporting oil and natural gas around the globe; that in 2016 medical advances … Read More

Obama Doubles Down On Iranian Nuke Deal

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“Let’s not mince words: The choice we face is ultimately between diplomacy and some sort of war — maybe not tomorrow, maybe not three months from now, but soon,” President Barack Obama told roughly 200 people in his speech at American University. The president used the speech to scorn most of the critics of his pending deal with Iran. In … Read More

Great Uber Debate Unfolds in New York City

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There’s an old joke that a New Yorker learns to drive by raising an arm and hailing a taxi, but it’s quickly becoming ancient lore. Like many cities around the world, New York’s taxi industry is facing a crippling blow from the surging popularity of Uber. The difference in this city was the fierce battle going on between Uber and … Read More

It’s Time to Pull the Plug on Greece’s Life Support

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The European Union just made a tough decision, deciding to stop bailing out Greece and to start letting them fend for themselves. Greece owes 1.6 billion euros ($1.78 billion), and that payment was supposed to be due on Tuesday. Banks and stock markets have partially reopened after being closed for a few days, the American markets have suffered because of … Read More

The Newest Criminal: A Tax ID Number and a Logo

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Pencils don’t write papers, spoons don’t make you fat and guns don’t kill people. People do all of these things. Similarly, a tax ID number and a logo cannot commit a crime, only people can. So why is our justice system still so confused about this, especially when it comes to Wall Street companies and their wrongdoings? You may not … Read More

Amtrak’s Disaster Comes After Long History of Reckless Investment

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The deadly derailment of an Amtrak train in Philadelphia barely had time to sink in before the infrastructure debate began at Capitol Hill. Predictably, the Democrats launched a campaign for more federal spending in the wake of this tragedy. Claiming that Congress had “failed to invest in their safety,” Steve Israel (D-NY) brought up the victims of the disaster to … Read More

Avoiding a Greek Tragedy at Home

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Greece is a mess. Athens is coming closer to running out of cash by the day, and a default is looming on the horizon. Other EU countries appear to be trying to help Greece, but no one really wants to get their hands dirty. Greece’s spiraling downfall should be a wake-up call for other countries facing a debt crisis, starting … Read More