George J Marlin

144 Articles

From the Right: Hochul unlikely to crack down on DA Bragg

During the funeral mass for murdered NYPD Officer Jason Rivera, his widow, Dominique, speaking from the sanctuary of St. Patrick’s

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On the Right: Will the MTA ever recover?

  The Metropolitan Transit Authority continues to face a multitude of management, operational and fiscal problems. The ongoing COVID crisis,

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From the Right: Cuomo might run for governor again

Readers of my column know that during most of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s time in office I was one of his

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From the Right: City’s Millennials flocking to suburbia

Residential real estate values—most notably in suburbia—have been going through the roof since the COVID pandemic began in 2020. The

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From the Right: Books for political junkies this Christmas

For people who give books as Christmas presents to political junkie friends, here are my 2021 gift book picks: “James

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From The Right: Nassau’s 2021 political winners and losers

Here’s my take on the political winners and losers in this year’s game of Long Island politics. Winners: Judi Bosworth:

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From the Right, All Things Political : Gov. Hochul: Please fix NIFA

Dear Governor Hochul, Nassau County is once again at an administrative and financial crossroads, finding its finances improving and in

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From the Right: Will Gov. Hochul survive a Democratic primary in 2022?

  During the past 50 years, four New York lieutenant governors have ascended to the office of governor, three of

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From the Right: Will Laura Curran’s luck hold out?

  Before appointing a senior officer to command troops, Napoleon Bonaparte would ask his confreres, “I know he’s a good

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From The Right: Proud to be parochial

Last month a reader’s letter to the editor characterized me as “parochial” because I oppose legislation that would empower federal

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From the Right: Political silly season in full bloom

The most misused and overused word uttered by New York politicians is “transparency.” For example, Governors Spitzer, Cuomo and Paterson

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From The Right: Time for prudent fiscal policies in Albany

The word “prudence” is rarely uttered in the political arena. This is particularly true in Albany where Democrats, controlling the

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From the Right: The fall of Andrew Cuomo

The first time I came face to face with Andrew Cuomo, he threatened to punch me. In September 1977, while

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From the Right: Is the LIRR only for the rich?

Memo: To Nassau County Elected Officials A recent New York Times Sunday editorial, “Is This Railroad for the Rich?” insinuated

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From The Right: Summer 2021 reading for political junkies

Here are books I recommend political junkies read while vacationing: "Nuclear Folly: A History of the Cuban Missile Crisis" by

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