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As Henry Kissinger turns 100, few can rival the genius of geopolitics

Heinz Alfred Kissinger made headlines with his reflections on the shifting geopolitical realities of Central Europe.

McCarthy's debt-ceiling deal with Biden comes up short on his vow to reign in IRS

Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s one debt-ceiling dealbreaker should have been his promise to defund President Biden’s massive $80 billion to turbocharge an already weaponized IRS.

Taxpayer-funded union dues: California's toxic idea is spreading

Both Michigan and Delaware recently proposed California-like tax credits for union dues, which, in effect, force taxpayers to subsidize Democratic candidates and policies.

The dead we honor: Shakespeare’s apt words for Memorial Day

Memorial Day inspires mixed emotions: pride in the valor of those who gave their lives in the cause of freedom and sorrow.

Dodgers inviting Catholic-offending, trans-queer group to Pride Day is latest MLB error

Last week, the Los Angeles Dodgers canceled plans to honor Sisters of Indulgence, a group of "queer and trans nuns" at their upcoming Pride Night.

Trump can't dismiss Ron DeSantis — he's never faced a GOP candidate like this before

Despite the polls, Trump shouldn’t underestimate what he’s up against. He’s never faced a Republican like Ron DeSantis.

Why Gov. Hochuls' New York Housing Compact failed

The defeat of Gov. Hochul's New York Housing Compact makes it that much harder to develop affordable housing as politicians place votes over actual voters.

How newborns are becoming victims of legalized marijuana use

The Administration for Children’s Services has engaged in “pervasive discriminatory practices,” according to a lawsuit filed by Chanetto Rivers in federal court last week. Rivers, who is black, claims that...

Andrew Cuomo's pathetic campaign to regain public trust

Ex-Gov. Andrew Cuomo is working relentlessly to regain the public’s respect — even as he refuses to admit, let alone apologize for, even his most horrific sins.

'Less is More' horrors: the poison fruit of 'criminal justice reform'

The law made it easier for crooks who violate their parole to stay out of prison. Cue added blood in the streets.

10 years after Sheryl Sandberg's blockbuster book 'Lean In,' women are on the outs

A decade after the release of Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg's book 'Lean In,' women have moved on to new feminist icons.

MTA's un-fare hikes and more: Letters to the Editor — May 28, 2023

The MTA reports that it’s losing $690 million to farebeaters, so the agency wants to raise the fares (“MTA on track to up fares by Labor Day,” May 23).

Art, cinema, cuisine: How Ukraine's vibrant culture continues to thrive despite its pain

More than 15 months after Russia invaded Ukraine, everything from visual arts and cinema to magazines and fine cuisine continue to nourish the nation.

Why Kristin Richardson Jordan not seeking reelection is good for NYC

The Harlem City Council-member is bowing out of a re-election bid after a tenure marked by rabid anti-development sentiments.

Woke judges say there are topics high school kids CAN'T debate

A high school debate team in Broward County, Florida, taught to challenge ideas, question assumptions and think outside the box.

Privileged Cuomo could write 'If I Did It' about nursing-home deaths and still face zero consequences

One of the more disturbing truths I’ve begrudgingly accepted is there’s a class of individuals who will never get appropriately punished for their crimes or their negligence that destroyed lives....

Biden keeps turning his political enemies into 'terrorists'

The Biden administration labels parents concerned about their children as terrorists.

Brad Lander's tax-the-rich plan to kill the golden goose

NYC Comptroller Brad Lander wants to raise $1 billion in new revenue by hiking taxes on wealthy New Yorkers.

Beware the guide for investors to avoid firms that put politics over looking after your money

Investors thought they had reason to celebrate: A new report scores Wall Street firms on whether they put politics over their clients’ financial interests, and many firms got passing grades.

Debt-limit talks still full of drama, but may be nothing BUT theater

All the drama over what should be straightforward (if brutal) negotiations is bad enough. If the whole thing turns out to be nothing but theater, the voters should throw all...