I Sit and Look Out

April, 2014

I Sit and Look Out

Queens should lead the city on being green-friendly

There is a tendency among too many public officials these days to ignore or denigrate the good work their predecessors may have done. I fear our new mayor is an example of that. That does not make for effective governing. Comments (2).

March, 2014

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De Blasio must do more to promote a greener agenda

As my readers know, I have been active in environmental and educational matters for many years. I have served on boards of nonprofits in those areas, including some in Queens. I have waved the flag for them and hope to continue to do so for a long time. Comments (3).

February, 2014

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Religious holidays should not be recognized by gov’t

Christmas Day has been a national holiday since President Ulysses S. Grant signed a bill to that effect June 6, 1870. The same law made July 4 and Thanksgiving national holidays. Comments (2).
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Act professional even when customer is wrong

If the word had been in use when I was a child, the phrase “The customer is always right” would have been called a mantra. Comment.

January, 2014

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Fraternity death of boro pupil was cruel and inhumane

The death from the alleged hazing of an Oakland Gardens student of Baruch College raises many questions. Comments (1).
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