Romney spokesman Eric Fehrnstrom couldn’t have said it better – or worse. When asked by CNN Wednesday morning whether Mitt was being pushed so far to the right by Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich that he’d be handicapped in the general election, Fehrnstrom said “you hit a reset button for the fall campaign. Everything changes. It’s almost like an Etch-A-Sketch. You kind of shake it up and restart all over again.”
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), of all the cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer or cancer of the colon is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States.
Remember Lilly Ledbettter, the production supervisor at a Goodyear tire plant who, upon retirement, discovered that her male peers earned much more than she did? Ledbetter was paid $3,727 per month; the lowest-paid male manager received $4,286 per month, the highest-paid $5,236.
Food banks often benefit from a seasonal boost of good will during the holidays, but unfortunately, those increases in donations end sometime after the New Year. And it’s our job as a community to make sure we continue that spirit of giving.
In announcing the Republicans’ new budget and tax plan Tuesday, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan said “We are sharpening the contrast between the path that we’re proposing and the path of debt and decline the president has placed us upon.”
Republicans are desperate. They can’t attack Obama on jobs because the jobs picture is improving. Their attack on the Administration’s rule requiring insurers to cover contraception has backfired, raising hackles even among many Republican women.
With less than eight months to go before the next presidential election, political chatter among the candidates is ramping up and serious political discourse is declining. All the while, the corrupt government machine is taking advantage of a populace distracted by the political theater to advance agendas that are completely at odds with the nation’s fiscal, legislative and constitutional priorities.
As I was reading former Wall Street executive Greg Smith’s bombshell of an Op-Ed in the New York Times last week, I mentally inserted the names of the big for-profit health insurers — two of which I worked for — in place of Goldman Sachs, where Smith worked until resigning on the day his column was published.
Greg Smith, a Goldman Sachs vice president, resigned his post Wednesday with a stinging public rebuke of the firm on the oped page of the New York Times — accusing it of no longer putting its clients before its own pecuniary goals.
The Arc of New Jersey is proud to join advocates across the country to recognize March as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. This month commemorates the progress in improving the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and highlights the challenges that remain in achieving full inclusion.