When Richard Nixon died in April 1994, Mayor Rudy Giuliani told reporters in the City Hall Blue Room that the man who resigned the presidency in disgrace 20 years earlier was "a remarkable example of a person who through his own failure and p…

Friday, November 27, 2020

Editor's note: An edited version of this letter to Transport Workers Union of America President John Samuelsen is published here at its author's request. Read more

To the Editor: On Nov. 24 the president pardoned two Thanksgiving turkeys at a White House ceremony. This custom makes a mockery of presidential power. Read more

To the Editor: Over the past four years, I have responded to numerous letters of hate published in your paper with focus on one particular individual that you have given carte blanche to. Read more

Friday, November 20, 2020

To the Editor: It would appear that a new face of the President of the Teachers Union for Education Secretary will follow a tradition of a candidate with no permanent experience in teaching, a… Read more

To the Editor: In response to my Letter To The Editor entitled "Trump Won't Go Gracefully," (Nov. 20 issue), where I wrote that Joe Biden won the presidential election and opined that Donald T… Read more

To the Editor: I wondered how long it might take for those with a conservative bent to bring up the "D" words—deficit and debt—once Joe Biden took office. Given the lag between writing a lette… Read more

To the Editor: President Trump has been silent for almost two weeks, and when he finally spoke on Friday-the-13th, he refused to answer any questions. For those of us who do not read his tweet… Read more

Friday, November 13, 2020

To the Editor: In the article on school suspensions in the Nov. 13 issue, a point is made that black students are suspended at a higher rate than kids from other ethno-racial groups in spite o… Read more

To the Editor: Even though Trump has lost the presidency he will not fade away into the sunset. He will continue to sabotage the United States. Read more

To the Editor: Was there voter fraud occurring in several states? Yes. But believing that is an opinion; proving it in a court of law is a whole other matter. Read more

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It is telling that, after 20 years in which his union had fractious relationships with the city's two previous Mayors, United Federation of Teachers President Michael Mulgrew sought early on t…

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The increasing aversion to exposing students to the complexities of the real world because doing so might cause them an uncomfortable moment created another controversy, ensuring that battle l…

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It's easy to mock Governor Cuomo for expecting law-enforcement officers to make sure on Thanksgiving that state residents obey his executive order limiting home gatherings to 10 persons.

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The NYPD has a serious problem. Either the commanding officer of its Office of Equal Employment Opportunity, James Kobel, has made more than 500 postings on a website, Law Enforcement Rant, kn…

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The de Blasio administration announced Nov. 10 that over the next year, it will have Emergency Medical Service workers serve as first-responders to cases involving Emotionally Disturbed Person…