Politicians, it seems safe to say, are not renowned for their familiarity with the truth. On the rare occasion when a politician blurts out something which is both verifiable and accurate, apologies and explanations often follow.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker should offer neither an apology nor an explanation for the truth he spoke during a television interview over the weekend.
As Republican and Democrats gear up for what increasingly seems likely to be one of the dirtiest presidential elections in memory, eyes are turning to the grandest and most welcome endorsement of all: cold hard cash.
In the real estate bubble of New York, views vary on how vocal your support of any one candidate should be, or at least that is what the builder-donors are telling The Real Deal.
A gaggle of reporters met Donald Trump this morning when his helicopter landed in New Hampshire and the real estate tycoon-turned-reality TV star took credit for pressuring President Obama to release his long-form birth certificate.
“I’m really honored and I’m really proud that I was able to do something that nobody else could do,” Trump Read More
The energy issue has become central in the presidential campaign and we see little to suggest that either candidate will engage in a real discussion about the real choices we have. The fact is that the era of fossil fuels is coming to an end. There are too many people and too much need for Read More
Over the past weekend we got to hear President Bush, Senator McCain and then Senator Obama all supporting drilling for oil off our coasts. Both Bush and McCain maintain that the way to reduce gasoline prices is to develop more supplies of oil. They argue, and polling shows people believe, that drilling for more oil Read More
I made the mistake of watching some of the T.V. coverage of the Presidential campaign last night—I guess that’s what happens when the Yankees have the night off and I’m too tired to do anything else. Listening to the commentary is mind numbing and most of it ranges from misleading to out and out inaccurate. Read More