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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 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

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

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

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