Opinion

The Stop Online Piracy Act: Yet Another Stealth Maneuver To Control The Internet

Americans have seen their freedoms decline on almost every front over the past decade. We have been spied on by surveillance cameras, eavesdropped on by government agents, had our belongings searched, our phones tapped, our mail opened, our email monitored, our opinions questioned, our purchases scrutinized (under the USA Patriot Act, banks are required to analyze your transactions for any patterns that raise suspicion and to see if you are connected to any objectionable people), and our activities watched.

Trudi’s Corner: “Too Soon Old And Too Late Smart”

Recently, there was an article in the Star-Ledger about the Bamberger Thanksgiving Day Parade. That I do remember, having gone with my children to see it. It has been a long time since I thought of it, and some good memories. Over the years, I had really expected to be able to attend the one in New York, but sadly it never happened.

Congress Attacks Drinking Water

Three years ago, North Stamford, Connecticut residents learned that their drinking water contained high levels of two long-banned, cancer-causing pesticides. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) investigators found toxic chlordane and dieldrin leaching from a former industrial dump – now a public park.

America the Battlefield: The End of the Rule of Law

America’s so-called war on terror, which it has relentlessly pursued for the past ten years, has forever altered the political and legal landscape of our country. It has chipped away at our freedoms and is unraveling our Constitution. Even now, with Osama bin Laden having been killed and Al-Qaeda dismantled by a series of high-profile assassinations, the war hawks continue to rattle their sabers.

NJ Officials Ask For Your Help To Fight Hunger

The holiday season is upon us and for most people that means enjoying a festive dinner with family and friends. However, for more than one million New Jersey residents living in food insecure households, the holidays are a stark reminder of how hard it can be to put food on the kitchen table each day.