Opinion

The Salvation Army Needs Your Help

As the holidays approach, I feel compelled to write this letter and share a burden that’s weighing heavily on my heart. The truth is, I’m worried. So many people in our local New Jersey communities are living through difficult and stressful times – times of great need.

Invasion of the Body Scanners: More Tales of Terror from the Unfriendly Skies

The outrageous invasion of our privacy rights that is the whole-body scanner (and its equally outrageous counterpart, the full-body pat down) was hurriedly put in place by the government, before Americans could really comprehend what it would mean and whether they were willing to tolerate it.

Banking On The Benefits Of Cord Blood

During pregnancy, many women are asked whether they plan to bank their baby’s cord blood. Once considered a waste product, umbilical cord blood contains stem cells that can be used to treat certain illnesses such as blood and immune system disorders.

U.S. Covert War Provokes Terrorism in Yemen

The U.S. government and mainstream media continue to play dumb about threats to Americans from the Muslim world. After two Chicago-bound packages of explosive materials originating in Yemen were found in England and Dubai, White House homeland security and counterterrorism advisor John Brennan said, “We are trying to understand who is behind it….”

Part D Is Helping Seniors

November 15 marks the beginning of open enrollment for the Medicare prescription drug benefit. Public officials have already taken steps to streamline the program, otherwise known as Medicare Part D, making it that much easier for seniors to sign up and customize coverage to best fit their medical needs.