January marked the fifth anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark Citizens United ruling that deregulated corporate campaign spending, and five years later, a shockingly tight-knit cadre of wealthy industrialists now plays a markedly pronounced role in shaping our elections and selecting our future leaders. Who knew?
Westhampton Beach trustees talked for two hours Jan. 21 about a bocce court, “Food Truck” event, yacht basin repairs, and snack bar contract. Unmentioned was the eruv that has cost WHB $125,118 so far and the proposed $181K police commissioner.
The US faces dangers that are deeply routed in partisanship from all sides, which interferes with the need for Americans and the world to see our leadership worthy of national and international respect in such times.
Since Hampton libraries show no interest so far in exhibiting the mountain of legal filings on the eruv that is terrorizing homeowners and costing them huge amounts, as well as tarring and feathering them as “bigots,” we have compiled our own electronic exhibit.
Libraries in Southampton, Westhampton Beach and Quogue, elected leaders of which are being falsely accused in court of "animus" towards Orthodox Jews, must fight those charges and stop massive legal costs.
Mayor of Westhampton Beach and four trustees met privately last night to discuss lawsuits against the village, which is part of Southampton. Plaintiffs charge the towns with "targeting Jewish citizens" and seek damages and legal fees. No action was taken, source said.
Robert Schooling, former APCO Worldwide Americas president, has established Reservoir Communications Group in Washington to counsel clients on how to integrate brand, reputation and advocacy communications.
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