Opinion

America And The Health Care Debate

Is it just me, or did combing your hair become optional when going out in public? I’ve been watching news clips of these town hall free-for-alls and we have definitely become a nation of tired, poor, and huddled masses clearly tempest-tossed, but without access to a good beauty salon. Universal Hygiene – now that is something I could get behind.

Housing Mismanagement

Recent news reports claim the lack of heat and water at the Delaney Homes makes them obsolete. Who looted the plumbing? Did HUD agree to this destruction? Will there be a scandal as in the Perth Amboy Parking Authority?

Bringing The Garden State To Our Cities

In the concrete landscapes of New Jersey’s cities and suburbs, urban farmers markets are oases of fresh produce, good nutrition and community. They’re a reminder that the state we’re in wasn’t dubbed “The Garden State” for nothing. And their numbers are growing!

We’ve had enough

Even given New Jersey’s own shameful political culture, the arrest of 44 individuals on corruption charges recently is not only saddening, but it’s a national embarrassment that should make everyone in New Jersey angry.

Law As Learned In Youth

Following high school, I attended Drake Business School in 1947. One of the courses I took was Business Law. There were basic tenets in law, which set the standard for our studies. One of the primary ones was “Fraud in the inducement. An intentional perversion of truth to induce another to part with some valuable thing belonging to him or to surrender a legal right”.

Entrapment?

The news media tells about bribes and attempted bribes, but not that entrapment used to be a defense against these intrigues by government agents. When did that change?