Opinion

Health Care Reform: We’re Being Fooled Again

The medical system does need reforming — radical reforming. It’s more expensive than it ought to be, and powerful interests prosper at the expense of the rest of us. The status quo has little about it to be admired, and we shouldn’t tolerate it.

Public-Sector Union Bosses Don’t Care Whether or Not New Jersey Goes Under

Pointing out that New Jersey’s budget is “in shambles,” Governor Chris Christie made national news last month pushing for $2 billion in spending cuts just for the remaining four-and-a-half months of fiscal year 2010.

Christie’s Budget Proposal Is An Attack On Middle Class Working Families

The budget speech given on Tuesday by Governor Christie clearly illustrates his priorities – including disproportionately shifting the tax burden away from businesses and the wealthy, and onto New Jersey’s middle class and most vulnerable.

The Hard Sell

Governor Christie laid out his initial budget plan on Tuesday in his typical take-no-prisoners manner. The pain train is rolling down the tracks.

The soft sell has never been part of his repertoire. His message was clear and so was his intent. What is not clear is whether he will be able to sell it to the public…

Celebrate March! Look Forward For Healthy Families

In March we look forward – eagerly anticipating the arrival of spring; and we look to the past – celebrating National Women’s History Month. Looking back, we might ask what our pioneer activists in women’s rights would say about tough choices working women still make to keep their families afloat.

Drivers Beware! The Peril of Potholes Are Upon Us

As the ravages of winter subside and temperatures rise, there is probably a pothole out there with your name on it. Record cold temperatures, snow and rainfall in many parts of the country have created the perfect storm for the motorists’ dreaded “perils of potholes period.”