Recent Blog Posts

NY Post - Basile: De Blasio's Corrupt Bid to Rule the Suburbs

5/17/2016 6:05 AM By: thomas Views: 19

My latest piece in the NY Post hits not just the Mayor but legislators who are beholden to New York City interests instead of the needs of high-tax areas like the Hudson Valley.  Enjoy. …

Recent Blog Posts

NY Post - Basile: De Blasio's Corrupt Bid to Rule the Suburbs

5/17/2016 6:05 AM By: thomas Views: 19

My latest piece in the NY Post hits not just the Mayor but legislators who are beholden to New York City interests instead of the needs of high-tax areas like the Hudson Valley.  Enjoy. …

In Nobody We Trust

May 16 6:19 AM By: thomas Views: 16

The American Press Institute released a survey last week that showed only 6% of Americans have a great deal of confidence in the news media. It’s a new low. The same news media that has…

Some Quick Advice for GOP Candidates (Except Trump)

9/16/2015 4:50 AM By: thomas Views: 476

For weeks, Republican presidential hopefuls with solid records, name identification and proven political prowess have struggled to get attention and grab votes in this early stage of the…

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Forbes: Trump, Clinton and Protecting the Presidency

5/16/2016 6:13 AM By: thomas Views: 19

So much of our national identity is wrapped up in the presidency. It is a barometer for our times. Perhaps it's time to move beyond Trump and Clinton and view our choice this year through the lens of…

Recent Columns and Articles

Forbes: Trump, Clinton and Protecting the Presidency

5/16/2016 6:13 AM By: thomas Views: 19

So much of our national identity is wrapped up in the presidency. It is a barometer for our times. Perhaps it's time to move beyond Trump and Clinton and view our choice this year through the lens of…

Forbes: In 2016, All Parties Getting What They Deserve

February 16 4:26 AM By: thomas Views: 181

There’s a great deal of uncertainty in the campaign at this point and it has placed many Americans in a state of political limbo. One thing is for certain. What we’re seeing is the…

Why the GOP is Already Losing the Scalia Replacement Fight

2/14/2016 2:44 PM By: thomas Views: 210

Leave it to Senate Republicans to say the wrong thing at the wrong time and hand Obama his first victory in the fight to appoint a replacement for the late Justice Antonin Scalia.  Read my latest…