Letters to the Editor — March 7, 2023


The problem: The Post reports that it costs taxpayers $4.6 million to care for migrants in New York City.

The Post reports that New York City pays $4.6 million a day to care for illegal immigrants sent to New York from the southern border (“$4.6 million a day,” March 4).

This stat is staggering and requires urgent intervention before we go out of business.

Our state legislatures and president are entirely responsible for the crisis we face today. It was caused by carrying out their radical, narrow-minded agendas.

As if the economic crisis wasn’t bad enough, we’re in the midst of a crime spree, rising homelessness, rising gun violence, and a failed public school system – just to name a few.

I am sure that $32 million a week can alleviate the suffering of many Americans affected by these crises.

J. P. Norris


This is getting crazy. $4.6 million a day equates to more than $1.6 billion a year.

Imagine what could be done for New York’s homeless with so much money. Imagine that money going to New York’s infrastructure.

Biden is responsible for this. His open borders policy is bringing this country to its knees.

Charlie Hondadel

Venice, Fla.

I can barely think or write straight – $4.6 million a day to house and feed illegal immigrants. There are thousands of homeless Americans sleeping on park benches, many of them veterans, and we’re giving these illegal immigrants free hotel rooms and three squares a day — not to mention free medical care.

This is so disgusting and surreal. I wish I could afford to retire and go somewhere else. America is no longer the greatest.

Pete Sulizcki

Milford, Conn.

This is another reason to flee the once largest city in the world.

Liberal New York City and New York State are decaying at a very fast rate. Now we see that $4.6 million a day in taxpayers’ money will feed and house 30,000 illegal immigrants who live better lives than New York’s poor and homeless veterans.

It’s time for the failed mayor and governor to go to the White House and tell Biden to stop his open borders policy or lose even New York’s liberal voters.

Instead of asking for money, tell Biden that New York’s borders are closed to unscreened illegal immigrants.

J. R. Cummings


The problem: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s late or non-payment of many of her Met Gala expenses.

So the dress that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wore to the Met Gala should have said, “Tax the rich, but I don’t have to pay” (“AOC: Tax The Rich [But Stiff The Help]”, Nicole Gelinas, March 6).

Does it really surprise anyone that AOC is the epitome of political hypocrisy? I wish her constituents would wake up.

Amy Hendel


It is always hard to realize that you have been fooled and that your idol has feet of clay, albeit beautifully shod in designer shoes.

Perhaps the signs of AOC’s hypocrisy can now be recognized by those who supported this fraudster.

From the crocodile tears at the border (but only when she knew the camera was pointing her way) to her despicable elitist attitude towards the little people in this Met Gala scandal, she’s an example of a true communist wannabe.

The politicians pushing socialism are not interested in helping you. They will live like kings and you will live like a pauper.

Sharon Wylie

Westport, Conn.

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