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Columns December 1, 2016  RSS feed
Make America great by feeding hungry
     I n the borough in which President elect Donald Trump was raised, Queens, all is not well.  Despite Queens’ long-standing image as a bedrock middle class community, more than 1.3 million of the borough’s residents live below the meager federal poverty line, earning $20,090 or less in a year.  According to federal data analyzed by Hunger Free America, one in 10 
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Victoria’s Secrets
Thanksgiving Joyous on Many Levels
     Ours was a politics-free Thanksgiving with signs at every plate abolishing such discussions. We were not the only ones. My friend’s family dinner table was set with signs posted for guests reading, “no politics spoken.” Passions ran so high at the election that we all wanted a day off from politics simply to share stories from family and friends. 
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