Opinion

What Matters Most: A TV Sports Package Or Protecting Your Family?

This might sound like a trivial choice but, surprisingly, many Americans choose to continue to sit down with a beer to watch football while leaving their family dangerously exposed in the event of a catastrophe. It is true that many face a much tougher immediate choice such as whether to pay the rent or buy some food this week, and it is sad that the economy has driven many to these tough choices.

No Longer Home Sweet Home: The Ongoing Housing Crisis and the End of an Era

Economic cheerleaders on Wall Street and in the White House are taking heart. The US has had three straight months of faster job growth. The number of Americans each week filing new claims for unemployment benefits is down by more than 50,000 since early January. Corporate profits are healthy. The S&P 500 on Friday closed at a post-financial crisis high.

Making Sense Of School Shootings

On Feb. 27, 2012, a teenager—reportedly a victim of bullying and something of a social outcast—walked into a Cleveland high school and opened fire in the cafeteria, killing two students and wounding three others. The teenager, identified as T.J. Lane, has been taken into police custody. Now media pundits are speculating on who or what is to blame for this latest spate of violence.

Voice of the People: Decide For Yourself

Instead of focusing on getting our economy back on track, House Republicans are making an effort to radically change the law on birth control, abortion and a multitude of other issues pertaining to women’s health and the degree to which government gets involved in our personal privacy.

NJ Health Insurance Exchange Will Help Fix Broken System

Health care insurance is important to protect my family’s health and my small business. By going without coverage, we are taking the risk that we could lose everything. If one of us were to get sick and need hospitalization, the heavy costs could force me to use the assets of my business to cover medical debt, which could destroy my business.