Category Archives: U.S. politics

The wealthy conservative town in Brooklyn that will be ‘killed’ by the GOP tax bill

Mill Basin, Brooklyn is home to many large waterfront properties. It’s a conservative area in liberal New York that voted for Trump, and is home to many Russian immigrants. But their taxes are going to go way up cause of … Continue reading

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Brooklyn’s Muslims call for youth engagement following subway bombing, but will it work?

My coverage of the Bangladeshi community’s press conference following the December 2017 subway bombing near Times Square, in which a Bangladeshi immigrant detonated a bomb. Some distanced themselves from the attacker, while others claimed they are responsible for him. Many … Continue reading

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Columbus’ statue has Brooklyn divided

My coverage of a city hearing in Brooklyn on statues thought by some to no longer represent New York City’s values: https://www.brooklynpaper.com/stories/40/48/all-brooklyn-statues-hearing-2017-12-01-bk.html

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Veteran returns to Vietnam to find remains of friend

In 1969, Michael Cunningham saw his friend and fellow soldier Jerry Auxier die when enemy soldiers detonated a bomb as a helicopter was landing in southern Vietnam. But his unit couldn’t find Auxier’s body, and left the area. 49 years … Continue reading

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Charlottesville solidarity vigils come to Cape Cod

My coverage of vigils in solidarity with Charlottesville on Cape Cod, following deadly clashes after the Unite The Right rally Saturday: http://www.capecodtimes.com/news/20170814/provincetown-vigil-offers-support-for-charlottesville

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Lee Brice loves music, his fans, and the troops

Lee Brice met with around 50 Gold Star families before his show on Cape Cod, including the man who inspired “I Drive Your Truck.” Read my review of the musicianship and patriotism at his concert: http://www.capecodtimes.com/entertainment/20170806/brices-high-energy-act-proves-crowd-pleaser

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Proud Boys, Antifa and MILO: rallies in the age of Trump

WASHINGTON – A sea of red Make America Great Again gathered on the National Mall to see President Donald Trump sworn into the office as the 45th president of the United States. January 20, 2017. WASHINGTON – Counter protesters began … Continue reading

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