The militarization of American police—no doubt a blowback effect of the military empire—has become an unfortunate part of American life. In fact, it says something about our reliance on the military that federal agencies having nothing whatsoever to do with national defense now see the need for their own paramilitary units.
This month marks the tenth anniversary of the first of the two tax cuts sought by the President George Bush. The Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act was enacted in 2001 to be followed, in 2003, by the Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act.
Remember those dark days after the 2008 financial collapse, when Congress vowed it would get tough with the banks? Well, that resolve seems to be dwindling. A move to undo some of the reforms legislators were touting just months ago was barely stopped on June 8.
I recently looked at the reviews of the movies that are being shown and how many stars they seem to be worth. Here I go again. To begin with, maybe I shouldn’t comment about it, but it’s tough not to.
Nearly 23,000 New Jersey adults will be denied health care coverage under the proposed decrease in income eligibility requirements for Medicaid and NJ Family Care programs.
I want to congratulate Oprah Winfrey for her 25 years in television. She is a role model to the world.
Let’s face it: serious bird watchers can be intimidating. If you’ve ever found yourself in a group of birders comparing expensive binoculars or spouting esoteric bird names, you know you’ve wandered into the deep end of the naturalist ocean.
Since the publication of “The FairTax Book” by a radio announcer (who is paid to recommend products on his radio show) there are people who believe all of its claims, perhaps because of its concocted name and its one-sided claims.
Federal regulators recently announced a move that could deprive millions of low-income Americans of one of modern life’s necessities — the telephone.
In 1777, the Commonwealth of Vermont became the first sovereign state in the world to abolish slavery. On May 26, 2011, Vermont became the first state in the U.S. to commit itself to establishing a truly universal single-payer healthcare plan.