Keyword: Alan Saks
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To the editor: One of Joseph Biden’s biggest mistakes when he was a U.S. senator was his vote to confirm the appointment of Clarence Thomas by President George H.W. Bush to the U.S. Supreme Court. more
It will take a very long time for our country to rid itself of its slavery legacy. It was founded on slavery by slave owners. more
The U.S. House of Representatives seat upstate held by avid Trumper Elise Stefanik is probably in danger of being eliminated by redistricting legislation next year. more
Next Dec. 7 is the 80th anniversary of Japan’s vicious sneak attack against the U.S. military at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. more
I recommend the following to lower the risk of future events like the recent Florida building collapse: Communities in the south and the west must adopt and strongly enforce up-to-date codes for building construction and maintenance. more
Even Republican legislators who know better are willing to cater to anti-scientific ignorance when it comes to COVID-19 vaccination in order to appeal to their party’s “flat Earth” ignoramuses. more
One of the prime strategies for keeping southern Black men in a suppressed state in the not-so-distant past was to terrorize them with fear they would be accused of having raped a white person, and executed if convicted — even if the alleged victim survived. (No white man was ever executed for the non-lethal rape of a Black person.) more
It seems like only yesterday that a few of my friends who are Jewish (like me) were telling me that Donald Trump could not possibly be anti-Jewish because he has Jewish in-laws. more
Mr. Trump’s effusive praise of Rudolph Giuliani as New York City’s greatest mayor seems odd to me, because I grew with the mayor most historians regard as the city’s greatest: Fiorello LaGuardia. more
Recently, I saw a documentary about the rise of Nazi Germany and learned that Hitler’s favorite crowd-pleaser shout was “Make Germany great again!” more
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