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Affluent Christian Investor | August 23, 2017

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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

April 10, 2017 |

Trade Doesn’t Prevent War

The China relationship of our dreams simply doesn’t exist.

Politicians who seek to continue allowing the nearly bankrupt federal government to continue spending on social programs that it can ill afford by borrowing from Beijing, and corporations that seek … Read More

April 7, 2017 |

Climate Change Extremists Ignore Contrary Facts

For a number of years, the public has been told that man-made climate change had placed California in a long-range drought. However, as reported by the Mercury News it’s flooding that is now the problem facing residents of the Golden State. … Read More

April 6, 2017 |

Anti-Semitism and the U.S. Left

Anti-Semitism has become acceptable to the American Left.  It is occasionally masked as merely being sympathetic to the cause of the Palestinians, but that is only camouflage.

Anti-Semitic incidents rose in 2015 by 3%, according to the Anti-Defamation League. … Read More

April 5, 2017 |

Obamacare Was Doomed

The debate over how to replace the already collapsing Obamacare system is poised to be one of the most contentious in the current Congress. There is little dissent in the need to undo the Affordable Care Act, (ACA) passed in … Read More

April 4, 2017 |

Trump, Russia, and Illegal Surveillance

Candidate Donald Trump proposed, and President Donald Trump has pursued, two policy issues which are clearly detrimental to the Russian government of Vladimir Putin.

The first is the proposal to allow exploitation of energy resources within federal lands. The Russian … Read More

March 29, 2017 |

NASA Seeks Quick Return to the Moon

One space mission advocated by the Trump Administration is a relatively quick return to the Moon. According to the Wall Street Journal the Trump White House will seek to expand public-private partnerships for NASA, including, according to White House … Read More

March 28, 2017 |

Taxpayers Pay Heavy Costs for Illegal Immigration

In the furious battle over illegal immigration, far too little attention is paid to the extraordinary costs borne by the American taxpayer to provide care and services to recent arrivals, legal and illegal.

Unlike earlier generations of immigrants, many … Read More

March 27, 2017 |

U.S. Can Reduce Russia’s Ability to Fund Military Expansion

Russia’s energy sales have a direct impact on its military buildup. Increasing the supply of energy on the global marketplace by opening up U.S. federal lands to energy exploitation would reduce the amount of funds Putin could devote to his … Read More

March 24, 2017 |

Threats, Intimidation vs. Conservatives Escalates

Leftists protesters have not limited their targeting to the White House or to the overturning of the 2016 election. Those who vocally disagree with their policies are also in their line of fire.

The Daily Caller reports that During … Read More

March 23, 2017 |

Why Are Unalienable Rights So Vital?

Robert Curry, writing in The Federalist, describes why the Declaration’s “Unalienable” concept is so vital:

“Others before the American Founders had dreamed of a political order of liberty and justice, but every previous attempt ended in failure… The Declaration … Read More

March 22, 2017 |

China Makes its Move in Latin America

China’s rapidly growing influence is not confined to the far reaches of the Orient.  Beijing’s presence is increasingly being felt within the U.S.A.’s own hemisphere.

A decade of escalating interaction in Latin America and the Caribbean has risen to … Read More

March 20, 2017 |

Left Uses Violence and Intimidation to Quell Free Speech

President Obama’s attempts to put government monitors in newsrooms were defeated, as was legislation introduced by Senator Schumer (D-NY) to limit the First Amendment.  Now out of office, Progressives continue to seek ways to restrict free speech.  Having lost … Read More

March 17, 2017 |

The War On Unalienable Rights

Some Left-wing journalists, politicians, and judges are engaged in a singular effort to overturn the central tenet of American rights and government, the concept of “unalienable rights” which should not be limited or abolished by elected officials.

Recently, news commentator … Read More

March 16, 2017 |

Russia Works With Taliban

Russia continues to expand its international influence. After allying with China and Iran, cementing its relations with Syria and growing closer to Turkey, it now seeks to regain a position of significant power in Afghanistan.

As 2016 drew to … Read More

March 14, 2017 |

Trump’s Trump Card with Russia

How should President Trump deal with Russia? His stated hope to improve relations with Moscow must be tempered by the realization that persuading Putin to stand down from his massive arms buildup, threatening posture towards Europe, and dangerous adventurism … Read More

March 13, 2017 |

Undue Influence Harms American Schools

The need for change in U.S. public schools is clear.Everyone who has a role in the day-to-day operations within most public schools, including the principals, the support staff, the teachers, and even the janitors, has a contract which provides them … Read More

March 10, 2017 |

NASA’s Course Set to Change

A more definite picture of NASA’s future direction is emerging.

Advocates of space exploration were gratified to note the inclusion of space research in the President’s inaugural address (“We stand at the birth of a new millennium, ready to … Read More

March 8, 2017 |

Obama’s Neglect Increased Iran Danger

According to Iran Truth,

Hezbollah is present in ‘no fewer than fifteen metropolitan centers, stretching from New York to Los Angeles,’ according to Ilan Berman, Vice President of the American Foreign Policy Council, including: New York, NY; Newark, NJ; … Read More

March 7, 2017 |

Afghanistan’s Future Imperiled


The list of foreign and defense policy errors over the past eight years is lengthy and serious.  None was so clearly evident as the premature withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq, a move which destabilized a nation on … Read More

March 6, 2017 |

Free Elections, Freedom of Speech Imperiled

The once-sacrosanct and widely held beliefs in freedom of speech and the acceptance of election results are being challenged as never before in U.S. history.


  • The tone for the current climate was set when numerous Democrat elected … Read More
March 3, 2017 |

Unrealistic Expectations About Russia

There is a foreign policy conceit that affects all new American presidents, Democrat or Republican, liberal or conservative. Despite the reality that nations retain roughly the same international goals for centuries, newly elected White House occupants seem to believe that … Read More

March 2, 2017 |

Trump Moves Against Excess Regulations

There are substantial reasons for President Trump’s move to make significant cuts in federal regulations.The executive order, “Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs,” directs agencies to eliminate two current regulations for every new one initiated. The goal is to set … Read More

February 28, 2017 |

A Look at Iran’s Military

Iran’s ongoing provocations, including launching nuclear capable missiles, attacking shipping, support for international terrorism, and ongoing threats of “death to America” and “death to Israel” are bringing the possibility of an armed clash closer to reality. Confronting the Tehran regime … Read More

February 27, 2017 |

Christian Persecution on a Global Scale

Strangely missing in the debate about President Trump’s temporary travel restrictions, which is significantly less dramatic that President Carter’s actions in response to the Iranian embassy takeover, and roughly similar to President Obama’s actions in 2011, is the near … Read More

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