Opinion

Funding Cuts Are Short-Sighted

“Never look a gift horse in the mouth,” but that is exactly what the State of New Jersey has recently done by cutting funds to the New Jersey Poison Information and Education System (NJPIES), and potentially foregoing federal funds of over $150,000.

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.

Does Road Salt Assault Our Drinking Water?

Driving on snowy roads this winter could raise your blood pressure, but not just due to slipping and sliding! New data suggests that road salt used by many highway departments across the country to melt snow and ice is likely elevating salt levels in our drinking water.