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October, 2014

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Stan brings out the ‘Dragnet’

Not a week passes when I don’t read something in the newspaper that I find unintelligent, and I catch myself responding with the theme from “Dragnet” —Duuumb de DUMB dumb. Comments (3).
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Stan on credit cards and bureaucrats

This week, our columnist tries to get some free airline miles, and remembers the workers at Queens Borough Hall. Comments (19).
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Stan calls out the double-talk on ‘war’

Our columnist compares Al Kelly to John Kerry Comments (9).

September, 2014

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Stan reflects on brick-and-mortar retail

Our columnist notes the difference between being busy and making money. Comment.
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Stan experiences the miracle of flight

This week, columnist can’t believe his eyes. Comments (5).
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Stan’s has his opinions on Israel

This week, Gershbein weighs in on the Middle East. Comments (6).
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Stan has the numbers, you add it up

It’s another week of percentages for Stan. Comment.
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Stan says remember IRS, Alamo

The events in Ferguson, Mo., Gaza and Iraq have pushed Lois Lerner off the front page. U.S. citizens have no love for the Internal Revenue Service. In fact, most of America fears the department and harbors more than just a bit of dislike for it. If the GOP does a decent job of reminding us of the things Miss Lerner allegedly (must always remember to use that word) did, it may be able to pick up a few extra votes in the next election. Comments (4).

August, 2014

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Stan thinks murderers ought to suffer

Several weeks ago I wrote. Comments (12).
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Stan gets all international on us

This week, our columnist fills you in on news from around the world — especailly the Mid-East. Comments (12).
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America should take the lead in defending Israel

I was never a big fan of Michael Bloomberg, but I now give him a great big standing ovation for having the courage to fly to Israel when U.S. airlines did not. Comments (8).
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Stan pays homage to an old friend

This week, Stan remembers travel buddy Councilman Herb Berman. Comments (4).

July, 2014

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Stan asks questions for many reasons

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Back for Hawaii, Stan’s suitcase is lighter, but he’s heavier

Our columnist returns from his latest vacation, with lots of tidbits to tell. Comments (1).
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More numbers from Stan

Our columnist lays it out for you so you can do the math. Comments (3).
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Stan says ‘I’d rather eat!’

Lois Lerner, the director of the IRS division that oversees nonprofit groups, struck a defiant tone in her statement when she first appeared before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Comments (3).

June, 2014

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Stan visits the Office of Waste

This week, our columnist says it’s never too late for the government to burn through your dollars on garbage. Comments (3).
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Stan on growing up in the Family Circus

This week, our columnist rembers what it was like to raise four kids — when he was a kid. Comments (1).
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Stan on Mexico, buttcalls, and the flag

This week, our columnist defines some things you need to know. Comments (2).
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Stan still says equal pay for equal work

This week, our columnist reiterates his point about women in the workforce. Comments (2).
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Stan has some questions — and some good news!

This week, Stan takes on Obama, Stossel, and sends cheers to Sam Natman! Comment.

May, 2014

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Stan on murder, the death penalty, and scams

This week, our columnist lets you know exactly what he thinks about murders who torture their victims. Comments (12).
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Things not to do in Denver when you’re on dope

Stan has some advice for those kids thinking of going to the mile-high city less for the mile and more for the high. Comments (1).
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When it comes to workers, you pay for what you get for

This week, Stan says Prseident Obama is right, women do make less money than men. But he knows why. Comments (2).
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Stan’s list of post-Sedar questions

This week, our columnist returns with a list of queries he has had on his mind. Comments (4).

April, 2014

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Public pensions promote potholes

Regular readers know that my roommate’s passion has always been to travel. Besides the many countries we have visited and the ships on which we’ve sailed we have toured forty-three states, some twice and some even three times. Comments (8).
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‘Whither freedom,’ Stan asks his readers

This week, our columnist questions just how free we really are. Comment.
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Stan on baseball, guns, and O’Reilly

This week, Stan talks about some of his favorite subjects. Comments (1).
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Stan’s pockets are loaded with notes

It’s that time of year — when Stan remembers what he told himself he wouldn’t forget. Comments (6).
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Stan tells you where the money’s at

This week, our columnist breaks it down for you penny by penny. Comments (4).

March, 2014

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Sailor Stan talks tax ‘refunds’

This week, our columnist opines that the government should pay us interest when it uses our money to do its banking. Comments (3).
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Here’s Stan’s reasons for leaving New York

This week, our columnist breaks down why many are waving goodbye to the Empire State. Comments (3).
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Stan’s angrier than Carmine!

This week, our columnist lists his gripes — just like another columnist we love. Comments (1).
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Stan on Snowden, music, and Chris Christie

This week, our columnist let you know where he stands on, well, click to find out. Comments (3).

February, 2014

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So many questions, so many answers

This week our columnist once again answers his own questions for your enjoyment. Comments (12).
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Stan does the math so you don’t have to.

You guessed it! It’s another one of Stan’s “By the Numbers” columns. Comments (3).
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The plane truth: Stan hits the airwaves

The news to Stan this week is up in the sky. Comment.
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Stan on drugs! To toke or not to toke?

This week, our columnist ponders taking a puff. Comments (4).

January, 2014

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Stan takes on the Santa clause

Our columnist points out that sometimes there are shades of gray, but other times things are black or white. Comments (5).
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There’s a reason Stan has herring on his breath

This week, Stan lets you know the secret to his success. Comments (6).
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Stan is sure he can keep it up

This week, our columnist once again doesn’t miss his deadline. Comments (1).
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Stan knows where the money should go — and it ain’t to Congress

This week, our columnist rails about Sen. Charles Schumer Comments (1).

December, 2013

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Watch what you say and do — cameras are everywhere

Warning: wherever you go, whatever you do, make sure you don’t do something you are not supposed to do. You never know when you are being videotaped. Comments (7).

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