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Democracy Prevails in Council Vote

RAHWAY — The City Council shot down an attempt to silence political dissent when eight members voted against an ordinance proposed by Mayor Samson Steinman, who wanted to stop broadcasting the public comments portion of the governing body’s meetings. Long…

Christie tops list of Republican White House hopefuls

Christie becomes Republicans’ best bet for 2016 (via AFP) New Jersey’s Governor Chris Christie won overwhelming re-election on Tuesday, propelling him to the top of a list of Republican White House hopefuls for 2016. Christie, 51, who has led his…

Chinese scientists light new path to the internet

Chinese scientists have created a revolutionary way to connect to the internet using LED-based lightbulbs, Xinhua reports. Coupled with special microprocessors embedded in the bulbs, four computers were capable of connecting to the internet at very high speeds: 150 megabits…

Supreme Court to hear greenhouse gas case

Source: The Hill Author: Ben Geman The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to review whether the Environmental Protection Agency has the power to require greenhouse gas permits for big stationary pollution sources such as power plants, factories and refineries. The…

Pedestrian killed by Amtrak train

WOODBRIDGE — Northeast Corridor rail service has resumed with delays up to one hour in both directions that are being attributed to a trespasser fatality near the Metropark rail station in the Iselin section of Woodbridge Township. Amtrak suspended service after…

The Abject Failure of Reaganomics

Originally published on Friday, October 18, 2013 by Consortium News by Robert Parry Even as the Republican Right licks its wounds after taking a public-opinion beating over its government shutdown and threatened credit default, the Tea Partiers keep promoting a false narrative…