One-hundred years ago, on July 17, 1909, Sen. William E. Borah (R-ID) wrote the words, “The income tax is the fairest and most equitable of the taxes. It is the one tax which approaches us in the hour of prosperity and departs in the hour of adversity.
In today’s world, living a “green” lifestyle is no longer a luxury. If we are to provide our children with a secure future, we must start now to better manage the ways we use energy and other natural resources at work and home.
A recent American Cancer Society review has found that cancer deaths among American men dropped nearly 20 percent between 1990 and 2005. The death rate among American women also fell dramatically.
A new study shows that people can lower their blood pressure and reduce their risk of strokes and heart disease by eating healthy vegetarian foods.
A gun-toting Crips gang member with past criminal convictions on charges that include aggravated assault, robbery, and unlawful possession of a handgun was allowed to walk away by Elizabeth police after he misrepresented himself as a law enforcement officer by showing them a handgun strapped to his ankle.
As a Democrat, I am offended by a lot of things this crew in Trenton has done but Jon Corzine’s search for a lieutenant governor really shows how out of touch they are.
Picture yourself with a serious health problem and no medical care. This is not difficult to imagine for anyone without health insurance or with substandard coverage.
New Jerseyans know there’s nothing like going down to the shore in the summer and enjoying fresh seafood. But seafood lovers now face a dilemma when it comes to deciding which fish to eat, due to health and environmental issues.
There is news of a plan to demolish the former Vocational Technical School in Perth Amboy and replace it with tenements for older people. This seems like another waste of resources given the need for additional space for high-school students.
A recent Washington Post article said a group of chemical industry lobbyists met at the exclusive Washington, DC Cosmos Club to develop a public relations strategy to “tamp down public concerns” around the safety of BPA. BPA is a chemical that has been linked to breast cancer, testicular cancer, low sperm count, miscarriage and other reproductive problems.