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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

November 1, 2016 |

Veterans’ Administration Underperforms, Again

Despite significant outcries from veterans’ organizations, the general public, and a number of elected officials, the Veterans Administration continues to underperform.

Some issues have received widespread coverage. In June, a Military Times study found that

Wait times for veterans seeking … Read More

October 31, 2016 |

Middle Class Jobs and Manufacturing Employment in Crisis

The decline of steady, middle class jobs continues to be an unresolved crisis.

According to the latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics,  (BLS) the “official” U-6 unemployment rate increased from 9.6 to 9.7 from September of 2015 … Read More

October 28, 2016 |

Real Scandals, Ignored Scandals

In the media frenzy about Donald Trump’s locker-room style boorish comments, it’s not just Hillary Clinton’s role in covering up her husband’s sexual assaults, or her misdeeds in Benghazi, or her email violations, or her use of her position as … Read More

October 20, 2016 |

The Imminent EMP Threat

Even as North Korea and Iran move closer to the ability to launch an ICBM against the American homeland, there is a tendency to underestimate the catastrophic effects even a single nuclear warhead could produce.

The commonly-known scenario is one … Read More

October 19, 2016 |

Government is Spiking Muslim Refugee Input Despite Recent Terror Sprees

New York, New Jersey and Minnesota are reeling from the latest round of terrorist attacks. The people of the United Kingdom have voted to leave the European Union, in substantial part as a response to problems caused by that body’s … Read More

October 17, 2016 |

Murder Rates Are Spiking Again, Why?

There is an inclination on the part of many to characterize law enforcement in the United States as unnecessarily harsh or overbearing. The reality is quite different.

Hillary Clinton incorrectly stated during her September 26 debate that violent crime … Read More

October 14, 2016 |

Cascade Mall Shooter Was a Voter But Not a Citizen

The news, first reported by NBC’s Seattle affiliate, that the perpetrator of the Cascade Mall mass shooting, an immigrant from Turkey who was not a citizen but voted anyway, is the latest detail highlighting the massive voter fraud crisis facing … Read More

October 10, 2016 |

Obama Wants Inadequate Defense Budget

Amidst debate among the presidential contenders over the status of the U.S. military, the 2017 defense budget proposed by the White House continues the worrisome practice of cutting not fat, but actual muscle from the already sharply diminished American armed … Read More

October 6, 2016 |

The Problem With DHS’s Bid for a Greater Election Role

The Department of Homeland  Security (DHS) is considering what some believe to be a further step in the federal takeover of elections from state governments. The DHS quotes concerns from the FBI that internet-connected voting processes are vulnerable to … Read More

October 4, 2016 |

Progressivism’s Failed Foreign Policy

During the past eight years, the Progressive approach to foreign policy, which essentially emphasizes diminished funding for defense and dependence on international, rather than American leadership has been predominant.

An examination of how that philosophy has fared is more than an … Read More

October 3, 2016 |

Obama’s Failed Approach to Terrorism

The lessons of the Islamic extremist’s attacks of September 11, 2001 have not been learned by the Obama Administration, or western progressive politicians.

Fifteen years after the most devastating assault on the U.S. homeland in American history, the same errors, … Read More

September 30, 2016 |

A Financial Explanation for President Obama’s Foreign Policy

Is there a financial explanation for President Obama’s national security and foreign policy choices? It is difficult to put a positive spin or find a logical explanation for the current Administrations’ actions and attitudes towards the growing threats facing the … Read More

September 29, 2016 |

Major Media Abandons Ethics

In analyzing presidential campaigns, a review of the quality of media reporting is vital. It’s the only practical avenue the public has to learn of the character and positions each candidate offers.

For several decades, the voters have been … Read More

September 28, 2016 |

Iran’s Growing Missile Threat

Tehran’s progress in missile technology points to the regime growing from a regional power to a major international threat.

Iran’s missile technology advances, despite international sanctions. The Washington Free Beacon  reports that “Iranian officials [have] announced… that the country is … Read More

September 27, 2016 |

Latest Information on the U.S. Employment Crisis

Despite desperate efforts to portray the economy as stable, the latest economic reports and statistics outline an ongoing crisis.

The recent indicators from the Bureau of Labor Statistics reveal that from January 2013 through December 2015, there were 3.2 million … Read More

September 26, 2016 |

The Debates: Who Should Be Included?

The first debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will take place on Monday, September 26, at Hofstra University in the suburban community of Hempstead, New York. Two third party candidates, Gary Johnson of the Libertarian Party and Jill Stein … Read More

September 23, 2016 |

Clinton Immigration Plan Will Duplicate European Rape Crisis

The Associated Press reports that:

“it appears increasingly likely that the Obama administration will hit its goal of admitting 10,000 Syrian refugees into the United States before the end of September. State Department totals show that 2,340 Syrian refugees … Read More

September 21, 2016 |

Clinton, Trump Offer Contrasting Tax Policies

Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have released the outlines of their tax proposals. The general thrust of their policy choices reflects the underlying core beliefs of their supporters. Republicans believe that a vibrant private sector is the key to … Read More

September 20, 2016 |

IRS Continues Illegal Action

In a decision largely ignored by many major media sources, A federal agency violated the Constitution, was unlawfully used for partisan purposes, and refused to comply with a court order to cease and desist in its illegal actions. That’s the … Read More

September 19, 2016 |

Soros Funded Vote Fraud Evidence Expands

Further evidence of the potential impact voter fraud will have on the 2016 presidential election came to light recently.

A leaked memo from left-wing George Soros’s Open Society Foundations, (OSF) reported in the Daily Caller indicates how the group’s support … Read More

September 15, 2016 |

Russia Arms Central America… Again

A “Reverse watershed” may be in the making in Central America.

In the late 1980’s President Ronald Reagan successfully demanded that the Soviet Union cancel plans to place advanced military equipment in Nicaragua. His stance against Russian advances in Central … Read More

September 9, 2016 |

Islamic Forced Marriage a Growing U.S. Problem

An EMS worker in Bronx, New York recently informed the New York Analysis of Policy & Government that he had been driving his ambulance to the scene of suicide attempts by young women in neighborhoods with recent Moslem immigrants, … Read More

September 7, 2016 |

U.S. Loses High Tech Edge; China Moves Forward

It has long been a tenet of faith that both America’s economy and its national security depend to a significant extent on superiority in science and technology.

Increasingly, however, the U.S. is losing its leadership in the areas so crucial to … Read More

September 6, 2016 |

Feds Take in Record Revenue; Clinton Wants Middle Class Tax Hike

The American middle class may be going broke, but their government is bringing in record amounts of cash. Despite that reality, Hillary Clinton continues to call for increased taxes on them.

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) reports that tax receipts through July … Read More

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