Tag Archives: Bob Turner

H2O, Gerrymandering and Socialists in Archie Bunker Land

I’ll never forget the words of the engineer who inspected the Belle Harbor home our family was about to buy, in the spring of 1994. “The number one enemy of your home is water,” he said.  Do everything you can … Continue reading

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My Short-Lived Run for Office

It lasted for a mere 20 days in July.  For less than three weeks, it was a chance to upset the apple cart, to offer a fresh new choice to voters in Southeast Queens.  Even a chance to make a … Continue reading

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