If there was any doubt about the broken state of our prison system, the news this week should put it to rest.
President Obama demonstrates his utter contempt for the American people — and the law — when he says the War Powers Resolution does not apply to his intervention in Libya because, as the White House put it, “U.S. operations do not involve sustained fighting or active exchanges of fire with hostile forces, nor do they involve U.S. ground troops.”
I’d like to send what we have in Vermont to Texas. Rain – lots of it. So much that here in Montpelier, streets, basements and businesses have been awash.
Listen closely and what you will hear, beneath the babble of political chatter and other mindless political noises distracting you from what’s really going on, are the dying squeals of the Fourth Amendment.
New Jersey is blessed with many individuals who have taken a stand and fought against ill-conceived development projects that would have forever altered the natural landscape of this state we’re in.
On June 17, 1971, President Richard Nixon declared a ‘War on Drugs,’ which has become a relentless violation of the lives and property of Americans, including many who have never taken illegal drugs.
How many of you are glad that they primary elections are over? How many were inundated with literature and fliers? How many were overwhelmed with telephone calls?
Today, every time a consumer swipes a debit card, the business pays a fee of 1 to 3 percent to the bank that issued the card. These fees average 44 cents per transaction — but on July 21, a new policy will go into effect limiting them to 12 cents for big banks.
Republicans in Congress are aggressively attacking the Clean Water Act – a landmark 1970 law created the year after Ohio’s horrifically polluted Cuyahoga River spontaneously burst into flame.
Just a few days after being named recipient of the 2011 “Guardian of Barnegat Bay” award, Governor Chris Christie vetoed a bill that would have given towns more options for fighting the main source of pollution choking the bay.