Author: Staff Report

Court orders Wolf out of job

A federal court rejected the Trump administration’s latest attack on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The court found that the July memo issued by Chad Wolf, who claimed to be the Acting Secretary of Homeland Security, was…

The government we deserve

By Lisa McCormick There can be no doubt that the Supreme Court of the United States erred in its decision regarding Shelby County v. Holder, 570 U.S. 529 (2013). It’s time to restore the Voting Rights Act but that’s only…

Trump rally turns violent

A Fascist march on the nation’s capital turned violent over the weekend, as at least one person was stabbed and 20 suspects were arrested, during a protest of President Donald Trump’s supporters who deny the Democrat Joe Biden has legitimately…

It’s too late

For decades, climate scientists have tried to predict when it would be too late to stop global warming — too late to limit the amount the temperature rises, the amount of sea level rise, and the number of lives claimed…

Silkwood’s death remains mystery

Karen Silkwood died November 13, 1974 in a car crash while driving to meet with a New York Times journalist and an official of her union’s national office. After being hired to make plutonium pellets, the Kerr-McGee Cimarron Fuel Fabrication…

Motor Vehicle offices closed

The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission has closed the Bayonne Licensing Center, Cherry Hill Vehicle Center, and Eatontown Regional/Licensing Center due to an employee testing positive for COVID-19 at each location. The Bayonne Licensing Center will be closed until Tuesday,…

Trump plotting a coup d’etat?

When President Donald Trump prematurely declared victory early on Nov. 4, claiming that the Supreme Court should make the vote counting stop, he was saying is he would like to retain the presidency without actually completing the election. The laws…

Trump fires Pentagon chief

President Donald Trump has fired Mark Esper, the defense secretary who refused to deploy active-service military troops against Black Lives Matter protesters on the streets of American cities. Esper was also cooperating with Congress on legislation to rename US army bases…

Perth Amboy heads for runoff

Mayor Wilda Diaz, Councilman Helmin Caba and attorney Joseph B. Vas are locked in a close count for two slots in a December 15 runoff election that will determine who leads Perth Amboy for the next four years. For now,…