Tag: Donald Trump

22% of Long Island Villages Don’t Hold Pledge of Allegiance

One fifth of villages on Long Island don’t hold the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of their monthly board meetings, contrary to routine at most government meetings, the Press has found.

What Does DOJ Review of Police Settlements Mean for SCPD Reforms?

Oversight of SCPD comes amid a March 21 memo issued by Jeff Sessions to U.S. Attorneys across the country calling for a review of “compliance reviews."

Sessions Cites Central Islip Quadruple Murder in Touting MS-13 Crackdown

U.S. Attorney General Jeffrey Sessions cited last week’s quadruple murder on Long Island while touting a renewed federal crackdown on the violent street gang investigators suspect was responsible: MS-13.

Protesters Rally Across Long Island & Country To Demand Trump Release...

Tens of thousands of people from Long Island to California joined in rallies and marches across the country on Saturday to demand that President Donald Trump fulfill his past promises to release his tax returns as other presidents before him have done.

‘Tax Marches’ Planned on LI & Across Nation to Push President...

Members of the so-called Trump 'Resistance' are organizing 'Tax March' rallies across the country, including outside Internal Revenue Service (IRS) buildings in Hauppauge and Bethpage.

Trump’s ‘Buy American’ Pledge May Be At Risk With His Border...

Current trade agreements mean foreign companies, including some big firms in Mexico, might well get in on the building of the president’s wall.

17 Times Entertainment History Was Made at Nassau Coliseum

Not until the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum closed for more than a year to undergo extensive renovations did many Long Islanders realize how much they had taken the Uniondale arena for granted.

Cinema Arts Centre Hosts ‘1984’ Global Protest Screening

Based on George Orwell’s presciently terrifying novel, the movie by writer-director Michael Radford stars Richard Burton as a villain, Suzanna Hamilton as a romantic, and John Hurt as Winston Smith, a dutiful drone in a totalitarian state, who begins to fathom the depth of his oppression by a government that he always took for granted. The film will be shown at 7:30 p.m. on April 4 at nearly 200 independent art-house movie theatres across the country and several internationally, with a post-film discussion at the Cinema Arts moderated by Prof. Marty Haas, who teaches American history at Adelphi University. The date of the screening is especially relevant because it was on this day that Smith began his rebellion by making his first entry in his forbidden diary. It’s what Big Brother’s Thought Police would call a “thought crime” because they don’t want anyone thinking independently. Smith’s job at the government’s Ministry of Truth had been to rewrite history, eliminating inconvenient truths and erasing incongruent facts. For some reason, he suddenly woke up.

Trump Obliterates Obama Environmental Regulations

President Trump said he signed his executive order to undo Obama's Clean Power Plan so he could end the "war on coal" and bring back jobs. But all his action has done, say a range of New York elected officials and environmental activists, is endanger the health and well-being of millions of Americans.

GOP, Trump Pull Obamacare Repeal Bill Amid Party Revolt

The move to scrap the bill minutes before lawmakers were to vote marked a stunning defeat for Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan.