This week marks 65 years since the United States dropped the atomic bomb. On August 6, 1945, President Harry Truman delivered a “rain of ruin” upon Hiroshima, Japan, with Nagasaki hit three days later, killing 100,000 to 200,000.
The hallmark of capitalism has been competition and quality.
Businesses have thrived by providing the best service at the lowest price. Companies that can’t show value are quickly driven from the marketplace.
On December 3, 2009, the cable giant Comcast announced plans to buy NBC/Universal from General Electric in a $28 billion merger.
Judging by recent polls, a majority of Americans are experiencing political amnesia. This memory loss could drive the nation into the massive mistake of returning Republicans to power in Congress despite their record of abuses during the Bush years.
Finally! An election without negative advertising and mudslinging! National Farmers Market Week is August 1-7, and it includes a contest to choose America’s best farm markets. You can vote for your favorite local market through the end of August.
Too frequently hopeful politicians resort to using fear and negative tactics to bully votes their way. Unfortunately, the residents of the Borough of Carteret have this kind of candidate running for Mayor this November, Republican Ken Freeman.
Those who understand the exploitative nature of big government suspected that the U.S. response to the 9/11 attacks had little to do with the security of the American people and much to do with power and money. Still, the magnitude of the scam, as revealed by the Washington Post last week, is astonishing.
Just as the 9/11 terrorist attacks resulted in a profound change in the way Americans thought about their place in the world, the changes brought about by World War II and its aftermath profoundly affected people’s understanding of life.
I would like to offer a thank you to the Somerset Patriots for helping make our Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day on July 18th a resounding success.
The Land & Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) is the federal government’s main program for open space preservation. Now, after decades of being underfunded, it may finally realize its full conservation potential through a bill approved by a key committee in the House of Representatives.