Opinion

Seal a Deal or Heal for Real?

Hoping to finalize his signature domestic policy initiative before he delivers his first State of the Union address in a few short weeks, President Barack Obama sat down with top Democratic leaders from Capitol Hill at the White House on Wednesday.

Republicans hallucinating

Republican Rudy Giuliani is making a weak attempt at redefining the days of former President George W. Bush, or he is hallucinating.

Giuliani, who was the mayor of New York City on Sept. 11, 2001, said, “We had no domestic attacks under Bush. We’ve had one under Obama.” It’s unlikely that Giuliani forgot what happened on Sept. 11, 2001.

Coastal Conservation Trailblazer: Dery Bennett

Most of us view the Jersey Shore as a place for a summer vacation or a day at the beach. But to Derickson W. Bennett, the coast was much more: a complex ecosystem, a habitat for wildlife, and a way of life. Our coast lost what may have been its greatest advocate when Dery passed away on Dec. 15 at the age of 79.