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Has Obama learned to lead?
Letters Letters 1/05/2012 at 5:47PM

The problem in being the head of any organization is that regardless of the malfeasance of anyone, you bear the blame. With leadership comes the ups and downs. Enduring the ridicule of disappointed customers is one of the prices of being a leader, even in the absence of control. President Barack Obama justifiably deserves the [...]

District Attorney says Queens teacher had sex with student, 13
District Attorney says Queens teacher had sex with student, 13
News Jay Lane 12/16/2011 at 8:55AM

District Attorney says Queens teacher had sex with student, 13 Prosecutors say a New York City public school teacher is being charged with rape for a sexual relationship with a student that began when she was just 13. Queens District Attorney Richard Brown says 44-year-old Charles Oross engaged in a sexual relationship with the teen [...]

Eliminate voter apathy
Letters Queens Courier Staff 12/09/2011 at 11:45AM

Amazingly, consumers seem to be spending, and Americans appear to be shedding the anxieties that have stymied confidence. American optimism is a remarkable resource that defines the U.S. as exceptional among all the nations. Yet, the problems and threats confronting the world are ongoing and real. The multitude of dangers that could impact the U.S. [...]

Politics Aside: Bloomberg Disinfects Zuccotti Reign of Terror
Opinion Robert Hornak 11/15/2011 at 2:03PM

In the early hours on Tuesday morning, November 15, Mayor Michael Bloomberg finally directed the NYPD to clear out the squatters in Zuccotti Park, who have been holding not only the park but the entire neighborhood hostage for the last two months. And it’s about time. What began as a simple expression of frustration about [...]

Politics Aside: Time to occupy government
Blogs / Columnists / Voices Robert Hornak 10/18/2011 at 12:45PM

While the occupation of Zuccotti Park continues, observers are still trying to figure out what the Occupy Wall Street message is. While it seems to mostly be a BYO for agendas, with people there for everything from legalize drugs to anti-war to socialist revolutionaries, there does seem to be one constant theme – their taxes [...]