“FairTax” Is Anything But Fair

Since the publication of “The FairTax Book” by a radio announcer (who is paid to recommend products on his radio show) there are people who believe all of its claims, perhaps because of its concocted name and its one-sided claims.

Smith Strikes Back

ROSELLE — Mayor Garrett Smith, facing a strong challenge from former Councilman Joseph O’Halloran, is defending his record and questioning the qualification of his opponent.

Raising Taxes & Requesting Votes

LINDEN — Two council members who are being challenged for re-election voted to raise taxes by about $100 in a preliminary budget but some political insiders say homeowners should prepare for worse news after the June 7 primary election.