In December President Barack Obama received his annual assessment of the war in Afghanistan, then reported to the American people that the mission is “on track” and troops would begin to withdraw next July.
New Jersey rocks! And I’m not talking about Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, the Smithereens or even the Fugees. I’m talking about the bedrock that forms the foundation of this state we’re in!
As I replace my 2010 “America’s Scenic Wonders” calendar with the 2011 version received as a free gift by mail from the National Wildlife Federation, I realize it’s that time of year again. It’s time to resolve to somehow improve myself in the New Year.
I know abortion is a controversial topic. But as we approach the anniversary of Roe vs. Wade (Jan. 22), which made abortion legal, let us reflect on some facts.
By Alan Grayson A reporter called me a little while ago, and told me that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords had been shot at a public event. She is in critical condition. I’m going to let others comment on what this means…
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia just asserted for a second time that our Constitution does not protect women against discrimination. That was one of the arguments for passing the proposed Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)., and ironically, people of Scalia’s “conservative” persuasion often countered that the ERA was not needed precisely because women are already protected by the 14th Amendment.
By Tina Dupuy On Saturday morning, 20 people were shot in a Tucson Safeway parking lot by a 22-year-old who stated on YouTube he “won’t pay debt with a currency that’s not backed by gold and silver.” Fifteen minutes after…
In December, the nations of the world agreed once again to do nothing about climate change.
In 2010, 767 manatees were documented to have died or been killed in Florida, with a significant number of deaths resulting from last winter’s prolonged cold temperatures. These numbers are an all time high, shattering the previous record of 429 set in 2009.
As a business owner who has created hundreds of jobs over the past two decades, I understand economic policies that build sustainable growth. Yet the billions in tax cuts for the wealthy just signed into law compromise our shared future.