Opinion

[OPINION] What Walmart Could Learn From Henry Ford

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Walmart just reported shrinking sales for a third straight quarter. What’s going on? Explained William S. Simon, the CEO of Walmart, referring to the company’s customers, “their income is going down while food costs are not. Gas and energy prices, while they’re abating, I think they’re still eating up a big piece of the customer’s budget.”

The FDA’s Move To Take Artificial Trans Fats Entirely Out Of the Food Supply Is A Lifesaving Step

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The Food and Drug Administration recently announced it is beginning a process that will take artificial trans fats entirely out of the food supply. This move is correctly being hailed as “lifesaving” by health experts. A recent USA Today report included a statement from the food industry saying that since 2005 manufacturers have already lowered trans fats in products by more than 73%.

Writer’s Block: Passion Is Not a Dirty Word

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Most students in New Jersey are coming off a long weekend, thanks to the New Jersey Education Association’s annual teacher’s convention. Cynics say, “What? More time off for teachers”? Teachers say, “Let me see what I can bring back to my classroom”, and students say “Yippee! No school”.