Opinion

Trudi’s Corner

It’s been some time since I’ve had the opportunity to enjoy participation in expressing my thoughts in regards to particular situations on events since the demise of the Elizabeth Reporter. I do know many people have missed the paper, as I had been told so any number of times.

“Common Sense” Waivers Nonsensical

Most New Jerseyans in this state we’re in probably think that the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) protects the public’s health and safety and the environment. And in many ways it does! But a proposed rule, under the guise of streamlining, would allow the agency to ignore its other rules! Yes, that is as crazy as it sounds.

The Drone-ification of America

The U.S. government has a history of commandeering military technology for use against Americans. We saw this happen with tear gas, tasers and sound cannons, all of which were first used on the battlefield before being deployed against civilians at home.