Opinion

AARP Opposes Phone & Cable Deregulation Bill

AARP New Jersey adamantly opposes S. 2664, a bill to deregulate basic telephone and cable television services. The bill would leave consumers without regulatory oversight of either rates or quality of service by removing essentially all powers of the Board of Public Utilities to protect consumers.

Trudi’s Corner: Offering Thanks

Many thanks for the kind words sent my way in regards to my column, and to the people I meet. Do you think God is sending us a message about obvious happenings? The morality, this day and age and spread worldwide, leaves much to be desired. How you live your life is your decision.

Three Ways For Patriots To Give

Veterans Day 2011 may be behind us, but Americans are always eager to support those who have fought for our country and their families. No matter what you see on cable news, with all the divisive politics and both parties accusing the other of not loving America, most ordinary Americans love our country, and they are always ready to lend a hand.

Victims Twice Over: Sex-Trafficked Women Are The Real Losers In The Obama Administration’s Decision To Cut USCCB Grant

Jerry Markon reported in the Washington Post recently that the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) will no longer be the primary recipient of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ human trafficking grant funding. HHS made this decision despite the fact that USCCB received the highest grant proposal score and was recommended by career HHS staff.