On September 17, 1787, a group of visionaries and leaders signed our Constitution. They were intent on creating a functioning government based on universal truths and extraordinary principles in an environment complicated by disparate regional economies and wildly divergent parochial interests.
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.
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.
The American Military Society is a veterans’ organization whose membership includes active, reserve, National Guard, retired and veterans of the uniformed services, their families and survivors.
As I look around the world today and see terror attacks, protests regarding houses of worship or the burning of sacred texts, I can understand both sides of the argument.
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.
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.
Nuclear arms control: What high school student cares, much less has anything to say about this global issue?
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.
As a primatologist who has worked closely with chimpanzees who are refugees of the animal-testing industry, I was delighted to learn that the European Union has banned the use of great apes in experimentation.