Another MS-13 Murder in Nassau County

This is happening in our own backyard folks. MS-13, Mara Salvatrucha, originating in El Salvador, is the most violent and evil gang we have seen in this country.  Their motto is “kill, rape, and control.”  The gang is killing children on Long Island, in our backyards, on our streets. MS-13 members killed two young teenaged girls last year in Brentwood, Nisa Mickens and Kayla Cuevas,…

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Poll Shows Republicans are the Strongest Supporters of Israel

Poll Shows Republicans are the Strongest Supporters of Israel

A survey conducted by the Pew Research Center in January 2018 revealed that when it comes to Israel, Republicans are unwavering in their support of the Jewish state. In fact, Republican support for Israel is three times higher than that of Democrats. The partisan divide on the issue of Israel is wider than it has been since the late 1970s when 49% of Republicans supported…

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Democrats Defend MS-13 While Trump Remains Tough on Illegal Immigration

Democrats Defend MS-13 While Trump Remains Tough on Illegal Immigration

The liberal Democratic media has again taken our President’s words out of context while Democrats jump to the defense of gang members. Thursday, May 17, President Trump attended a Roundtable to discuss “sanctuary cities.” During the meeting, Fresno Sheriff Margaret Mims posed this situation to the President: “There could be an MS-13 gang member I know about, if they don’t reach a certain threshold, I…

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Benno Attends Village of Island Park’s Memorial Day Parade

Benno Attends Village of Island Park’s Memorial Day Parade

On May 26, I had the pleasure of spending time at the Village of Island Park’s Memorial Day Parade. Local community groups with members of all ages were out in full force for the event including, representatives from Daisy Troop 2190, Cub Scout Pack 312, Island Park UMC Little Seashell Nursery School, Island Beach Girl Scouts, the Island Park Girls Softball Team, The Full Gospel…

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RIGHT TO TRY ACT Passes House, Giving Hope to Patients

RIGHT TO TRY ACT Passes House, Giving Hope to Patients

“But the very last thing to fly out of the box, as Pandora sat there crying, was not as ugly as the others. In fact it was beautiful. It was Hope, which Zeus sent to keep people going when all the nasty things got them down.” Everyone knows the story, the Greek myth that Pandora opened a box given by Zeus and unleashed disease, worries,…

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School Safety: Real Solutions, Not Posturing

School Safety: Real Solutions, Not Posturing

SCHOOL SAFETY: REAL SOLUTIONS, NOT POSTURING Is there anything less effective than putting up signs that declare “Gun Free School Zone”?  Is a mentally disturbed, violent criminal headed towards a school armed to the teeth wearing a trench coat seriously going to turn around and go home when he sees that sign?  A “solution” that solves nothing is not a solution. To make things worse, the…

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Republicans Take the Lead Over Democrats in Latest Poll

Republicans Take the Lead Over Democrats in Latest Poll

For the first time in this election cycle, a Reuters poll showed great news for the Republican party. In a survey about November’s midterm elections, registered voters were asked: Which candidate would they vote for if the midterm elections were today? 39% said they would vote for the Republican candidate in their district while 36.7% said they would vote for the Democratic candidate. The Republican…

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Recent Poll Shows Democrats Losing Ground with Millennials

Recent Poll Shows Democrats Losing Ground with Millennials

The results of a national, online Reuters/Ipsos survey shows good news for Republican midterm candidates. The poll of over 16,000 registered voters ages 18-34, or “millennials” revealed that their traditionally strong support for Democratic congressional candidates is waning. Millennials have been a solid, vocal base of support for the Democratic party but over the past two years, according to the poll, there are signs it…

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Blue Wave? Looks Like More Fake News

Blue Wave?  Looks Like More Fake News

A recent Reuters Poll asking respondents if they would vote Democrat or Republican in the district they live gave a surprising reply to anyone who watches CNN; Republicans outscored Democrats 39% to 36.7%. This is quite a turnaround from a Reuters/Ipsos Poll only a month ago where Democrats outscored Republicans 45% to 34%. This 14-point swap can be attributed to multiple factors.  The economy is…

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Ameer Benno Accepts Republican Congressional Nomination

Ameer Benno Accepts Republican Congressional Nomination

I am happy to announce that on May 17th, I accepted the nomination to be the Republican Candidate for the United States House of Representatives. I would like to thank the Nassau County Republican Committee for this great honor. Our work is just beginning. Real change is on the horizon. With your help, I will tackle the issues plaguing the communities I love so much….

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