The establishment of a system of universal public schools for all American children was a historic event for the world and the key to our Nation’s development and prosperity. It provided unmatched literacy levels for our citizens and a commitment to excellence as a national goal.
The published proposals for legislative re-apportionment continue to promote narrow partisan agendas. For 20 years I’ve been advocating “let the machines do it”. — using simple rules having no objective other than proportional (fair) representation.
Land is its own best advocate. Few indeed are those who can walk through the Garden State’s spectacular natural areas and not want to see more land saved. This spring, let the land speak to you: Join the Cross-Jersey Walking Challenge!
My daughter, age five, is a member of Generation Hot. Chances are, your youngster is too, as is every child on earth born after June 23, 1988. These two billion young people will spend the rest of their lives coping with the hottest, most volatile climate that civilization has ever known – a crisis their elders helped create.
Jason Condit is a sweet little 7-year-old boy who needs your help. One day he was having fun at school and the next day he was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. It happened that fast.
We used to celebrate Washington’s Birthday and Lincoln’s Birthday: each in February, and each worth celebrating. But now we have a Presidents’ Day—a deliberately vague holiday—that apparently fails to distinguish between Presidents Lincoln and Fillmore.
Are you clued in to the current slashing and burning going on in Washington, DC? The new Congress is trying to settle on a federal budget that should have been voted on last fall. President Obama unveiled his idea for the next budget on Monday.
Make no mistake about it — the peaceful Egyptian revolution was brought about by the workers and small business owners of that country protesting together. They want economic opportunity for all and a democratically elected government that puts its peoples’ interests above the interests of the financially powerful, well-connected oligarchy.
If New Jersey, the most crowded state in the country, doesn’t pay attention to open space and clean air and water, “we can forget about creating any more jobs.”
It is uncertain if Mafia members are patriotic, but there is strong evidence to suggest that they like Assemblyman Joe Cryan.