Category Archives: Business

It’s time to End New York’s Imperial Budget
– By Ameer Benno

During the decade that Governor Cuomo has been in office, he has used the budget process to expand executive branch authority and to muscle through highly controversial policy measures unrelated to appropriations.   While the governor’s inclusion of such non-budgetary legislation in his annual budget bills has become the new normal in Albany, it is […]

Ending Mass Shootings: Two Simple Rules
– By Ameer Benno

With each new mass shooting, the Left calls for more restrictions on legal gun ownership.  The most recent shootings in Santa Clarita, Pensacola and Jersey City are no exception.  In the wake of the tragedy at Saugus High School – where the murderer used a handgun, not an AR-15 – Joe Biden declared his desire […]

The Legislature’s Mandatory HPV Vaccine Bills Are Unconstitutional – By Ameer Benno

New York law requires that children be inoculated against nearly a dozen highly contagious diseases, including smallpox, measles, meningitis, and polio.  Some State legislators now want to add the sexually transmitted disease of human papillomavirus, or HPV, to that list. These legislators assert that because HPV can lead to cervical cancer later in life, all […]

The Left is to Blame for Anti-Semitic Violence
– By Ameer Benno

Recently, in the wake of the attacks on Jews in Jersey City and Monsey, I joined 25,000 other people to march across the Brooklyn Bridge to denounce anti-Semitism.   The march culminated in a rally where various Democratic elected officials spoke, each of whom has accused President Trump for the recent uptick in anti-Semitic violence.     But […]