Category: Opinion

Why Mitt Won’t Be Able to Hide From His Primary Self (We’re No Longer In An Etch-A-Sketch World)

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.”

Here’s To The Next Lilly Ledbetter

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 Need Help Year-Round

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.

Mayhem in the Making: A Political Circus, An Out-of-Control Government Bureaucracy, and a Distracted Populace

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.

Arc Aims To Change Hearts & Minds In March

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.