Category: Opinion

Healthcare Jujitsu

Not surprisingly, today’s debut Supreme Court argument over the so-called “individual mandate” requiring everyone to buy health insurance revolved around epistemological niceties such as the meaning of a “tax,” and the question of whether the issue is ripe for review.

Groundhog Day, With Some Halloween Thrown In

In the movie Groundhog Day, Bill Murray lives the same 24 hours over and over again. New Jersey is having its own Groundhog Day with a law known as the Permit Extension Act, which keeps outdated development permits alive. The act was first passed in 2008, and a new version is now before the state Legislature.

Trudi’s Corner: New Thoughts On An Old Issue

Sometimes I have to go back to previous issues to verify what I had written about. There are times when it is necessary when something comes up that it will seem that I need to remind myself to make an issue of it. I am absolutely up the wall with the gas and oil situation, as I am sure, so is everyone else.

New Jerseyans Have Earned A Say

It should come as no surprise to New Jerseyans, regardless of age, that major changes to Medicare and Social Security are being discussed in Washington. AARP is looking to take the discussions about these two bedrock American programs out from behind the closed doors of our nation’s capital, and into our neighborhoods and communities.

Reflecting On Roger W. Daley

On February 1, 2012, the Hon. Roger W. Daley retired from the Superior Court. Roger was appointed to the bench in 1996 and received tenure in 2003. He spent all but five months of his 16-year judicial career in the Family Part.

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.”