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Affluent Investor | April 28, 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

January 5, 2017 |

What’s the Cost of Protecting Illegal Immigrants?

As the Obama Administration’s time comes to an end, Democrats are desperately seeking to solidify the vast numbers of illegal immigrants who entered the U.S. during the past eight years.

Those they seek to protect range from those brought into … Read More

January 4, 2017 |

China Matches U.S. in Military Strength

Americans continue to take false comfort in their erroneous belief that the U.S. leads the world in military technology, and that their armed forces, combined with NATO, constitute the strongest alliance on the planet. The evidence to the contrary is … Read More

January 3, 2017 |

The Pope’s Mistake

Pope Francis is considering making an erroneous decision that may have grave consequences for religious freedom, not just for Catholics, but for all people who are suffering at the hands of repressive governments.

In the closing days of the Second … Read More

January 2, 2017 |

The Judaeo-Christian Ethic, and Freedom

The great Western religions celebrate major holidays this time of year, and they are seen as either commercial or religious events.   It is time to recognize the Judaeo-Christian ethic as a major philosophical turning point in human civilization.

In … Read More

December 30, 2016 |

The Real Agenda Behind the Fake News

The concept of “fake news” should be obvious: reporting which is not based on facts. But in the absurd world of America’s biased media, “fake News” has been the term applied to reporting which challenges the prevailing political beliefs … Read More

December 23, 2016 |

Progressives Continue Campaigning Long After Elections Conclude

Hollywood has a firm ally in academia. As noted in Mark Davis’ study, “Upside Down,”

“A degraded education system and a poisoned culture make millions of Americans easy targets for indoctrination by the Left. A morally and intellectually malnourished … Read More

December 21, 2016 |

Manufacturing Employment is Vital to U.S. Economy

All the plans and proposals, whether from Democrats, Republicans, liberals or conservatives will do little to restore growth to the American economy unless they provide middle income employment.  To a significant extent, that means restoring the manufacturing sector to a … Read More

December 20, 2016 |

Electoral Vote Doesn’t Stop Protests

The Electoral College vote has been cast with the expected result, but the bitterness that highlighted the 2016 presidential contest, pitting the left vs. both the center and conservatives will go on. The unprecedented attempts to delegitimize the ballot, even … Read More

December 15, 2016 |

Free Speech, Independent Media Under Attack

The principles of free speech and independent media are enduring substantial attacks both within the United States and abroad.

Since President Obama, without the consent of Congress, surrendered control of the internet to an international body with a membership comprised of … Read More

December 13, 2016 |

Journalism’s Missing Ethics

The interpretation of the news may be subjective, but the facts that comprise it are not.

For far too long, journalism, as well as statements by many key lawmakers, have not only concentrated more on opinion over fact, but … Read More

December 12, 2016 |

Preferential Treatment for Leftists

There are profound questions about a number of vital undercurrents in American politics that have been thoroughly avoided by the popular media and political scientists.  However, the bizarre protests following the election of Donald Trump have uncovered and highlighted these … Read More

December 6, 2016 |

Good Riddance to Fidel

Fidel Castro violated human rights in almost every way imaginable. He was a key sponsor of international terrorism. His secret police had informants on every block. He imprisoned an extraordinary numbers of people, some of whom are guilty of … Read More

December 5, 2016 |

Older Americans Face Employment Discrimination

The recent and disturbing news that a lawsuit was brought against CVS for engaging in heightened surveillance of elderly shoppers highlights a growing trend throughout the United States of disrespect to and discrimination against senior citizens. Much has been done … Read More

December 2, 2016 |

Anti-Trump Riots: What They Are Really About

It is the aftermath, as much as the actual results, that explain why the public defied all expectations and voted for Donald Trump.

Over the course of the past eight years, the White House’s focus has concentrated on ideological … Read More

November 30, 2016 |

The Dangerous Attack on Constitutional Government

The United States is in great danger from those who advocate, condone or simply ignore the trend towards defying Constitutional mandates and practices.

America is about to turn a corner in which a movement that has engaged in the practices … Read More

November 29, 2016 |

America’s Undersized Carrier Force

Aircraft carriers are America’s first line of defense, as well as the vital instrument used by Washington to protect allies and project influence across the globe. As Rep. Randy Forbes, (R-Virginia) notes,

“When a crisis arises and American … Read More

November 23, 2016 |

Government Employment Grows While Manufacturing Jobs Shrink

The latest release from the Department of Labor Statistics (BLS)   provides no encouraging news for an employment environment mired in stagnation.  It does reveal some disturbing structural information about the type of jobs created and the overall economy.

According to … Read More

November 22, 2016 |

Russia Violates Arms Treaty, Obama Refuses to Act

The time has come for the White House and the American left to cease ignoring the overwhelming evidence of the hostile intent clearly illustrated by Russia’s massive arms buildup, its aggressive invasions and deployments, and the prewar training exercises … Read More

November 11, 2016 |

Downplaying the China Threat

It is a potentially tragic replay of the carelessness that led to a lack of adequate preparation for the devastating attack on Pearl Harbor.  The White House, the media, and many others, including corporations seeking to do or expand … Read More

November 10, 2016 |

Government Restraints on the Internet

The global condition of the internet is increasingly worrisome.

President Obama has fulfilled his goal of transferring control of the internet from U.S. to an international body. Unfortunately, that body contains a number of states that practice censorship and rigid … Read More

November 8, 2016 |

Clinton Campaign’s Unsurprising Anti-Christian Stance

Wikileaks’s recent exposure of anti-Catholic statements by Clinton campaign officials should be understood as part of the Left’s drive to reduce the influence of most faith-based organizations.

s from Clinton campaign director Jennifer Palmieri to campaign chair John Podesta … Read More

November 7, 2016 |

Was Assange Targeted for Exposing Clinton?

A Wikileaks tweet has stated that “heavily armed police” have appeared outside of the Ecuadorian embassy in London where Julian Assange has taken refuge.

Julian Assange has clearly and substantially offended the U.S. government on a number of past occasions, … Read More

November 4, 2016 |

Obama/Clinton Nuclear Policies Endanger America

The mainstream American media is apparently sleepwalking through one of the most dangerous challenges in the nation’s history.

Barely remarked upon in either electronic or print journalism, and little more than an extremely brief afterthought in presidential debate questioning, Moscow’s … Read More

November 3, 2016 |

Press Fails to Cover Candidate’s Differing Views on Global Affairs

The United States currently faces more danger than at any time since the conclusion of the Second World War.

However, in the candidates’ debates, and in media coverage overall, questions and reviews about the international perspectives of the two … Read More

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