In two days of Senate hearings, Amy Coney Barrett has already shown she has the right temperament — and legal chops — to serve on the Supreme Court: She isn’t ruffled or distracted by hostile quest…
Fredric U. Dicker“Judges cannot just wake up one day and say, ‘I have an agenda — I like guns, I hate guns, I like abortion, I hate abortion,’ and walk in like a royal queen and impose their will on the world,” she explained. They had to rule on the law. As she would.
Will people ever return to New York City? Should they? Walk around Gotham right now, any random day, and you will find an empty, hurting city. Boarded up windows still dot the streets of ghost-town…
Fredric U. DickerIn bad,old days,when crime rampant..NYers could point to culture as why put up with it..now no museums,concerts,clubs..no rhythm to city...minimum needs to be offered..security&stability. Instead,have a hapless mayor, a preening governor&no path forward."
It’s my America-versary, the day my mother and I arrived in the United States. I was just 1 year old, and America was deep in her 1970s blues. Every July 20, we celebrate. It’s up there with birthd…
Fredric U. Dicker"There’s irony in fact the party which considers itself 'pro-immigrant' is also the 1 that wants to destroy our country’s rich&complicated heritage.If Democrats believe immigrants come to America to be anything but American, they are kidding themselves."
New York Post columnist Karol Markowicz blasted Cristina Cuomo, the wife of CNN anchor Chris Cuomo, for doing yoga at a high-end shoe store, arguing that people like the Cuomos enjoyed a separate set of rules during the coronavirus pandemic.
Fredric U. DickerColumnist calls out Chris Cuomo's wife for lack of social distancing, promoting shoes, magazine during Instagram yoga session
This is not a momentary civil disturbance. This is a serious and highly organized political movement.
Fredric U. Dicker“Roosevelt was famously decent man. In 1901,invited friend Booker T. Washington to dinner. No African-American had ever eaten in White House. Democrats roared w\rage..For crime having a meal w/a black man,attacked Teddy&his wife for rest of their lives.”
A report by Harvard’s Roland Fryer shows that when the cops pull back, homicides increase.
Fredric U. Dicker"Protesters..vilify police. Rioters take advantage of the protests&media expressed little interest in putting tragedy in context..activists tell us what happened to Floyd is commonplace&racially motivated..evidence points in the opposite direction."
Patricia Castillo remembers when the Newfane Rehab and Health Care Center, where her mother lived, notified her that a patient had just been admitted from a nearby Niagara County hospital with COVI…
Fredric U. Dicker"COVID-19 has killed at least 11,000 to 12,000 nursing-home and assisted-living residents in New York, nearly double what the state admits to. And as the deaths mount, so have the lies and cover-ups."
The New York governor's handling of nursing homes during the pandemic should be a national scandal.
Fredric U. Dicker“New York racked up massive coronavirus deaths, as the governor’s policies (as well as those of Mayor Bill de Blasio) left New Yorkers exposed. The rest of the country suffered losses, but nowhere near the intensely high number reached by New York.”
Media watch: The COVID Spike That Wasn’t CNN reported that “Texas is seeing the highest number of new coronavirus cases and deaths just two weeks after it officially reopened,” implying that reopen…
Fredric U. DickerThe COVID spike that wasn't:CNN’s “misfeasance or malfeasance” — a “major media company spreading what is dangerously close to disinformation” — erodes “overall public confidence in an important institution for democracy.” nypost.com/2020/05/20/the… via @nypost
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has finally admitted — tacitly and partially, anyway — the mistake that was state health chief Howard Zucker’s order that nursing homes must admit coronavirus-positive patients. O…
Fredric U. Dicker"Zucker’s Dept of Health issued other heartless orders during crisis,now-rescinded 'don’t even try to resuscitate' mandate to EMTs for cardiac-arrest cases,as well as telling at least 1 home it was OK to keep staffers on job after they’d tested positive."
A national lockdown is bad medicine and worse politics.
Fredric U. Dicker“Americans are being told they must still play by NY rules — with all the hardships they entail — despite having neither New York’s living conditions nor New York’s health outcomes. This is bad medicine, misguided public policy and horrible politics.”
What goes around, comes around — including that venerable symbol of pre-Giuliani municipal disorder, the squeegee man. So what’s next, trashed autos in West Side Highway pull-off alcoves, no wheels…
Fredric U. Dicker"The sad fact is New Yorkers have elected a political class lacking the fundamental self-respect&the courage to stand up to the nihilists now dragging the city down. And, indeed, some of them are nihilists themselves."