Opinion

Fresh Air Fund Thanks Summer Hosts

This year, 123 New York City children found out once again just how special summer is in Northern New Jersey. Fresh Air Fund hosts, volunteers and local supporters dedicated their time and efforts to help these inner-city youngsters experience simple summertime pleasures, including afternoons of swimming, fishing at sunset and roasting s’mores over a campfire.

Obama: Neoconservative

President Barack Obama was far from candid when he announced the end of combat operations in Iraq last month, but he did nothing to hide the fact that he is a neoconservative when it comes to the American empire.

Conquering NJ’s Vertical Limit, 1,000 Feet At A Time

When it comes to mountains, New Jersey has peak envy. There just isn’t anything in this state we’re in that compares to the majesty – or climbing challenges – presented by iconic mountain ranges like the Rockies. But it’s not the size of the mountain that matters; it’s how you use them. And the advent of the New Jersey 1K Club proves it.

Voice of the People: Misinformation Matters

If you watch FOX news and feel informed then you might like to know that in several tests performed as part of survey research, FOX viewers are more likely to have their facts wrong. For example, Iraq had nothing to do with 9-11 but FOX viewers think it did.

Time To Move On From “Killer” Coal

A report by the Clean Air Task Force, which was released last week, is a devastating indictment of the coal industry and its impact to the public health. The report, “The Toll from Coal,” shows that across the nation, people are being hospitalized and dying due to the impacts of air pollution from dirty coal.

Voice of the People: al Qaeda’s Victory

Since Sept. 11, 2001, Americans have delivered al Qaeda just about all it sought when it launched its murderous attack. We have bankrupted much of our economy, inspired worldwide hatred by recklessly using our military and greatly curtailed freedom in the name of ‘security’ without actually making ourselves any safer.