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Affluent Investor | June 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 usagovpolicy.com). 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

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

February 22, 2017 |

Voter Fraud Flourished During Obama Administration

The Judicial Watch organization, in response to its August 9, 2011 Freedom of Information Act filing, received records which they described as detailing friendly communications between the Justice Department and a former ACORN attorney now serving as Director of … Read More

February 20, 2017 |

What Are the Real Goals of the Anti-Trump Movement?

The real goals of the anti-Trump movement leaders are more complex than portrayed by the friendly media.

Even before Donald Trump took the oath of office, protests were being planned and executed across the United States. The tone and vehemence … Read More

February 16, 2017 |

Voter Fraud Does Exist

The President has been subjected to unprecedented pressure to back off on his intention to clean up the voting process. His comment was met with hostility and derision on the part of the media. The New York Times headlined an … Read More

February 15, 2017 |

Environmental Debate Will Be More Science-Based

Environmental discussions within Washington may become more science-based as the political influence of the Obama White House and the Democrat left vanishes. For the past eight years, federal agencies were directed by the White House to provide data influenced more … Read More

February 14, 2017 |

ISIS Threat Grows in the West

While ISIS has been losing territory in the Middle East, its ability to attack western nations, including the United States, has been escalating. The New York Analysis of Policy & Government has reviewed key examinations of the growing threat:

A … Read More

February 10, 2017 |

Downsizing Washington

With the dramatic change about to take place in the White House, the time is ripe to discuss an overarching issue: should the federal government’s vast role in areas which the Constitution primarily leaves to the states be sharply reduced?

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February 9, 2017 |

North Korean Nuclear Threat Grows

Tensions in the Sea of Japan region are reaching the boiling point.  As the diminished U.S. Navy no longer possesses the overwhelming power necessary to discourage any thoughts of aggression, and North Korean and Chinese military power continues to rise, … Read More

February 8, 2017 |

America’s Universities: High Costs for Low Results

If a key industry dramatically increased its prices far higher and faster than the cost of inflation, while delivering a product that was manifestly declining in quality while company officials openly expressed contempt for those paying for its services, there … Read More

February 6, 2017 |

Returning Tanks Reassure Europeans

As the Obama Administration concluded its tenure, major reversals were required to undo the extraordinary foreign and defense policy errors that were committed over the past eight years in Europe, the Middle East, the Pacific and within the Western hemisphere.

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January 26, 2017 |

Obamacare’s Death and Replacement

In a 51-48 vote, The Senate recently took an important step to replace Obamacare. The measure was a nonbinding budget bill that establishes the path for a repeal of the failing Affordable Care Act within the next few months.

U.S. Senate … Read More

January 25, 2017 |

The Growing Threat from Iran

Among the most serious challenges facing Donald Trump will be the growing threat from Iran.

After eight years of unrealistic hope on the part of the Obama Administration that Iran’s aggressiveness could be curbed, realism may make a return with … Read More

January 20, 2017 |

20 Worst Aspects of Obama’s Legacy

As President Obama’s term ends, what are the results of his eight years in the White House?

  1. Chinese, Russian, Iranian aggression increased
  • In response to President Obama’s policies of reducing American military spending, and pulling back on … Read More
January 19, 2017 |

Jobs Report Reflects Decline of Middle Class

The December jobs report reflects the left’s disenfranchisement of the American middle class, a result of Mr. Obama’s placing what should be the most important segment of the U.S. population into a far lesser priority. There have been massive increases … Read More

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

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