Press gets it right


To the editor:

(re: “Watch out for next generation voters,” July 6)

I am so glad to finally see The Riverdale Press, and Riverdalians young and old, standing up to expose state Sen. Jeff Klein’s deception and lies to our community.

Ms. Fisher so eloquently exposed how Sen. Klein’s collusion with the Republicans blocks important legislation on health care from reaching the senate floor, undermining the Democrats’ agenda to help those in need. And, denying us citizens the representation we elected.

A group of concerned citizens’ joint letter (re: “We won’t forget, Sen. Klein,” July 6) reminded the senator and his deceptive Independent Democratic Conference foiled not only health care legislation, but voting and campaign ethics reform as well.

And most significantly, The Riverdale Press finally came out with an editorial (re: “Promoting development? Or pols?” July 6) taking a stand on what is clearly a questionable and unseemly relationship with the KRVC — whose work is otherwise greatly appreciated — being used as a vehicle for Sen. Klein’s campaign promotion.

Certainly, all of this has been revealed to the Riverdale/Kingsbridge community before. Yet, even when the well-known Oliver Koppell ran against Klein on a platform opposing the IDC’s practices, Klein was not defeated.

Are we all so uninformed or civically uneducated that we don’t know how important this is? Please, let this campaign grow to either pressure Sen. Klein back into the Democratic Party, or unseat him and replace him with someone who will represent the democratic values that this community voted for.



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Democrap 4 Life

"Helping those in need"

Is going on for three generations and no end in sight

We must continue the democrap policy of treating minorities like slaves as we are their taskmasters

We feed them, we give then no income housing, food stamps that they can sell for drugs or cigarettes and all we ask in return is they continue supporting those who enslaved them in the first place.

G-D forbid the republicans actually have workfare instead of welfare we may lose our voting majority in NYC

As a democrap for life I totally supported Mayor Dinkings order for the police to "stand down" when Yankel Rosenbaum was murdered and the honorable democratic mayor called it "black rage"

Rudy being a republican changed everything Mr. Dinkins did and then we had the Bloomberg who was known as a Nazi Jew with his politics

Thankfully we now have a mayor just as "honorable" and trust worthy and codependent as Dinkings was

We need leaders such as Mrs Clinton who is proven liar, a thief, no morals and less self respect then any woman alive to represent our party

Just because she made a lot of anti Jewish slurs does not mean she was wrong .

She is what makes me so proud of the democratic party

The only time we were more upset after HELLerys loss for POTUS was when the republicans had the gall to take away our slaves

Thankfully Lydon Johnson found away to create a slave mentality by offering food stamps section 8 housing and handout funds by keeping the masses under control with handouts

The last thing We Bernie Sander supporters need is for people to work and pay taxes and make a better life for themselves and have personal responsibility

Saturday, July 15, 2017