Category: Voice of the People

Sleaze Survives in the Soprano State

by James J. Devine
A scandal triggered by abortion, charity improprieties and a gross abuse of power has apparently ended after five years, leaving a political career virtually unblemished while utterly destroying a woman’s life and costing taxpayers millions of dollars.

Quit Killing Kids

Cigarettes are the means of distribution and consumption of an addictive drug called nicotine and they kill 400,000 people a year. I gained 50 pounds when I stopped smoking, so I can attest that it is hard to give ’em up. If you don’t smoke, then try to understand that kicking the habit is such a heavy load that some of our smartest and strongest neighbors just cannot do it.

Believe in America

Our Constitution grants rights to terrorists so that our government cannot harm us. Allowing a government to exist is to create a power center that must be controlled. Dick Cheney and George W. Bush weakened American national security and threatened the fairness of American justice.

Cryan Trying to Trip Christie

Governor-elect Chris Christie earned fame by slapping handcuffs on dozens of corrupt politicians but now Assemblyman Joseph Cryan is trying to shackle the new governor by preventing him from reorganizing the government.

Get Out Now

President Barack Obama’s infusion of 34,000 new U.S. troops in Afghanistan is only going to prolong a war that has no end in sight.

What’s the exit strategy?

Voice of the People: Corzine Fired Again

For the second time in a decade, Jon Corzine has been fired for being irresponsible with other people’s money. About ten years ago, Corzine was ousted as CEO of the Wall Street titan Goldman Sachs because he poured investors’ money into a hedge fund that lost $4 billion.

Voice Of The People: Change For Change

by James J. Devine

Jon Corzine has waged a campaign for re-election that does not even attempt to cloak his four years as governor in robes of success.

Instead, only reason given to re-elect the Wall Street billionaire who presided over a New Jersey that’s gotten worse than it was under McGreevey, is that you should be afraid of his opponent, Christopher Christie.