When Kermit the Frog sang “it’s not easy being green,” he never could have imagined the dire straits his fellow amphibians are in today.
In the Home News Tribune of April, 11 former Assemblyman Rick Merkt (R-Morris) made a strong argument for the abolition of Council on Affordable Housing (COAH).
As one watching the Roselle Democratic Primary with much interest, notably the 4th Ward race, I find a contradiction. Candidates Moore and Dow eschew catering to special interests (NJToday, 4/30/10). Yet, they cite a preference for youth and seniors.
An hour and a half.
That’s how long it took for word to reach Betty and Victor Dubinin that their only child – Sara – had been critically injured in a serious car accident and had been admitted to the Emergency Room at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in New Brunswick.
Americans are once again hearing of the perils of extremism. But the definition of this offense is slipperier than a politician’s campaign promise. The definition of extremism has continually been amended to permit government policies that few sober people previously advocated.
It’s all too easy to criticize Governor Christie’s proposed fiscal year 2011 budget. We are frustrated at losing valuable programs and services. We’re anxious about how our profession will fare, and who will have a job come September. We want to maintain the high quality of New Jersey education for students.
Governor Christie recently made an announcement that has the potential to hurt New Jersey college students and their families.
New Jersey businesses – both large and small – are facing daunting obstacles during the current economic climate that has slowed down, and in many cases stopped their ability to create jobs and grow.
Those intent on a government takeover of medicine missed one item that is found in the bill. Tucked in there, around page 327, is the provision that exempts members of the health care sharing ministries in existence before the year 2000 from the mandate to buy the federally qualified health insurance.
Nuclear power has never lived up to the promises of its backers. Their latest claim – that nuclear energy represents an easy answer to global warming – has as much validity as that old industry chestnut of producing energy “too cheap to meter.” Let’s not be duped again.