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Affluent Christian Investor | October 22, 2017

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AboutFrank Vernuccio, Author at Affluent Christian Investor

Frank Vernuccio

Frank Vernuccio

Frank Vernuccio serves as editor-in-chief of the New York Analysis of Policy & Government (website He is the co-host of the syndicated radio program, Vernuccio/Novak Report, and is also a contributor to Fox News. His columns appear in many newspapers. After graduating Hofstra Law School, he was a legislative editor for a major publishing company, then served in both Republican and Democrat Administrations. Following the 9/11 attack, he was appointed to run the hard-hit Manhattan branch of the New York State Workers Compensation Board.

Posts By Frank Vernuccio

October 20, 2017 |

21st Century Slavery

Modern slavery exists, it is widespread, and it is a worldwide, lucrative practice. A National Geographic study found “There are more slaves today than were seized from Africa in four centuries of the trans-Atlantic slave trade. The modern commerce in humans rivals … Read More

October 17, 2017 |

Europe’s Separatist Movements

Catalonia’s independence movement may be the focus of this month’s news about separatist movements, but Europe has a number of regions that are considering going it alone. These movements tend to feed off of each other, supporting independence claims.

Even … Read More

October 16, 2017 |

The Shallowness of Our National Conversation

America’s national conversation has gone astray. Abandoning rational standards of discourse, evidence and facts, inflammatory statements go unchallenged by legislators and pundits intimidated by a media hierarchy that discourages journalistic standards because those plutocrats of information have become participants in, … Read More

October 13, 2017 |

News Study Details Cost of Illegal Immigration

Similar to most contentious political issues, the question of illegal immigration eventually must be understood in terms of cost, particularly with a national debt of $20 trillion, and state and local governments facing economic challenges of their own.

A new … Read More

October 10, 2017 |

China Trade Practices Impact U.S. Economy, Korean Crisis

U.S. policy makers need to take an intensive look at the entire framework of Chinese-American economic relations.  This is an urgent issue, since Beijing’s continued support of North Korea is the linchpin allowing Kim Jong-un to develop his nuclear arsenal, … Read More

October 2, 2017 |

The Left’s History of Supporting the Enemy

Rep. Keith Ellison, The Vice Chair of the Democratic National Committee, recently stated that “Kim Jong-un is acting more responsibly than Trump.”

It would be easy to dismiss, as many are, that outrageous comment as merely a hyperbolic and partisan … Read More

September 29, 2017 |

Is America Racist?

Progressive political interests and their media supporters continue to push a false narrative describing America as a nation that is racist at its core.

Having been soundly defeated at all levels of federal elections, as well as in state ballots, … Read More

September 28, 2017 |

Can Western Civilization Survive?

It’s not just European civilian targets, U.S. military bases in the Pacific, or non-Leftist speakers on American campuses that are being targeted. It’s western civilization itself. Antifa terrorists replace dialogue with violence on the streets of American cities. North Korea … Read More

September 22, 2017 |

The Defense Myths That Endanger America

This month, North Korea’s threats became far more credible, Russia and China engaged in joint games in the Pacific, and Moscow conducted massive training drills in Europe. Over the past eight years, Russia, China, Iran and North Korea dramatically strengthened … Read More

September 19, 2017 |

Why the Left Has Become Violent

The upsurge in politically-related violence, both verbal and physical, since the election of 2016 is painfully obvious.

Frustration and embarrassment are the key reasons for the unwanted development. Over the past eight years, the results of the most hard-Left administration … Read More

September 15, 2017 |

DACA: Facts Behind the Rhetoric

There is little doubt that “Dreamers,” those covered by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals series of executive orders, are sympathetic figures.  There is also the uncomfortable reality that those executive orders, initiated by President Obama in 2012, are … Read More

September 12, 2017 |

Obama, Clinton Foreign Policy Errors Affect Korean Crisis

The foreign policy failures of the Obama and Clinton presidencies are affecting the crises currently facing the nation.

The United States is seen by opponents such as North Korea as a government that has a weakened military, a lack of … Read More

September 8, 2017 |

Iran and North Korea: Two Sides of the Same Nuclear Crisis

The North Korean nuclear missile crisis, and the threat of Iran’s current advanced missiles and, due to the limitations of the Iran nuclear deal, the near future possession of atomic weapons may be two sides of the same dilemma.

Read More

September 7, 2017 |

Europe’s Leaders Place Their Personal Careers Above Their Nation

The devastating attacks in Spain, (According to WRAL, “The Islamic State group claimed responsibility, saying in a statement on its Aamaq news agency that the attack was carried out by ‘soldiers of the Islamic State.”) are horrific, but not novel. The Guardian notes that … Read More

August 31, 2017 |

Data Review Discredits Global Warming

Some political beliefs are based more on blind faith than facts. When this occurs, it is difficult to dissuade their adherents that they have been misled.

There is increasing evidence that the theory of man-made climate warming is wrong, … Read More

August 29, 2017 |

Opposition to University Censorship Grows

The movement to oppose the harsh anti-free speech measures prevalent on American campuses has begun to gain traction.

Tom Lindsay, writing in Forbes, notes that,

“By now, everyone who’s been watching higher education knows that a growing number of American universities have jettisoned … Read More

August 25, 2017 |

Confederate Statues are Not the Real Target

Are Confederate monuments the real target of the recent protests, or is there something vastly more far-reaching involved?

It’s easy to understand the passion by some against the existence of statues to figures such as Robert E. Lee or Jefferson … Read More

August 18, 2017 |

Political Investigations and Their Purpose

When Vladimir Putin seeks to eliminate a political rival, he has them assassinated. China’s President Xi has his dissidents tossed into hard labor prison camps.  North Korea’s Kim Jung-un has been known to have those he disagrees with literally blown … Read More

August 17, 2017 |

Will China and India Fight?

Two giant, nuclear armed nations, China and India, are in a tense standoff concerning an inflammatory border dispute.

Continuing its pattern of aggressive expansionism, China attempted to construct a road in a portion of the “Tri-Junction” region, where China, … Read More

August 11, 2017 |

Data Review Questions Global Warming

Some political beliefs are based more on blind faith than facts. When this occurs, it is difficult to dissuade their adherents that they have been misled.

There is increasing evidence that the theory of man-made climate warming is wrong, … Read More

August 10, 2017 |

America’s Education Crisis

One of the most fundamental requirements for the future success of the United States is the development of a well-educated generation, competitive with global peers. This is not happening. Our failing school system is producing students who are disturbingly deficient … Read More

August 4, 2017 |

Arrogance of Government: An Example

One of the most infuriating traits of government officials, both those appointed and those elected, is the absolute refusal to admit making a mistake, or owning up to wrongdoing.

Sometimes, it is illustrative to see this on a purely local … Read More

August 2, 2017 |

U.S. Reveals Russian Military Power


The U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency has released its 2017 report on Russian military power .  The New York Analysis of Policy & Government has reviewed the document, and presents key excerpts.

Russia Resurgent

The resurgence of … Read More

July 31, 2017 |

The Campaign Against Free Speech

There is a specific and clear message that many elite journalists, internet giants, academics, and politicians are delivering to the American people: “You are too stupid to understand objective reporting or use free speech the right way, so we will … Read More

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