I recently sat down with Emil Styka of Boardman, Ohio. A friend of Emil’s, Jo Ann Bryan, had emailed in response to an article I wrote on a remarkable World War II campaign at the Aleutian Islands, off the Alaskan coast. The article was published nationwide, including in the Youngstown Vindicator, where it caught Emil’s attention.
No patriotic American has to be reminded that Nov. 11th is Veterans Day. It’s unfortunate, however, that far too many people who are blessed to live in this country don’t know, or simply don’t care, about honoring veterans.
Water and energy form two vital pillars that hold up our economy and our lives. Unfortunately, they are inextricably intertwined: Destabilize one and you could threaten the other.
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.
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.
I would like to thank Clark’s Third Ward voters for re-electing me their Councilman. I appreciate their show of support and will continue to work hard to keep them informed and represent their interests.
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.
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….”
I want to thank you and all the voters in New Jersey’s Seventh Congressional District for supporting my reelection to Congress. I am humbled by the overwhelming support I received across the district.
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.