I’ve owned a small business in St. Louis for 31 years. Like most of my customers and my 26 employees, I watched as greedy hedge funds, irresponsible investment banks and unscrupulous mortgage companies decimated our savings, investments and pension funds, and nearly drove our country into another Great Depression.
There’s a good reason the horse is New Jersey’s state animal. The Garden State’s rich agricultural heritage was built with horses and plows, long before the advent of tractors. Although today horses are rarely used for crop farming, they’re still an integral part of our state’s agricultural economy.
On Saturday, May 8, Linden Interfaith Network for Community Services,Inc. [LINCS] was the beneficiary of The National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.
The BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill that killed 11 and threatens to annihilate the coastal economy of the southeastern U.S. is a good reason to question authority.
Armed Forces Day (May 15) is always the third Saturday in May, I just don’t think it gets the notoriety it deserves. It does in the veteran community, but that’s about it.
New Jerseyans have heard a lot of talk in recent weeks about “shared sacrifice” as we confront our state budget problems, and it’s a nice sounding theme that paints a picture of everybody chipping in equally to carry the burden.
Should an inexperienced person be appointed to the Supreme Court? Its not just because she never served as a judge, this is not required by the Constitution.
Governor Christie proposed a package of bills that are labeled as a “tool kit” to help local governments, but the actual impact of many of them will be that of a jackhammer, destroying the delivery of essential services and workers’ rights.
On the morning of May 9th, Mother’s Day, as I opened my front door to go to work I witnessed my neighbor, Councilman Nelson Gonzalez, looking very agitated storming around my neighborhood snatching leaflets that were apparently distributed by someone earlier in the day.
We are witnessing the disintegration of our Republic at all levels with legislatures that are composed primarily of a political class of career politicians whose primary interest is getting reelected, not necessarily doing what is best for our country.