Tag Archive for James Devine

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.

Seal a Deal or Heal for Real?

Hoping to finalize his signature domestic policy initiative before he delivers his first State of the Union address in a few short weeks, President Barack Obama sat down with top Democratic leaders from Capitol Hill at the White House on Wednesday.

Does Marriage Need Saving?

 By James J. Devine Divorce and adultery are severe threats to the institution of marriage, as well as to the ‘nuclear family’ we once believed was ‘normal’ in America. A group based in New Jersey called the National Organization for…

‘Bravo’ To Monmouth CountyDemocrats

by James J. Devine Last week, I reported that Assemblyman Joseph Cryan is abusing his legislative office by having government staff perform work related to his capacity as state Democratic Party chairman. Freeholder John D’Amico Jr. said communication with the…

Cryan Abusing Government Staff For Partisan Purpose

by James J. Devine Assemblyman Joseph Cryan is apparently abusing his legislative office by having government staff perform work related to his capacity as state Democratic Party chairman, specifically to recruit personnel for some Monmouth County government jobs. According to…

Voice of the People: Disgraceful Politicians

By James J. Devine New Jersey lost 6,200 jobs in November, the fourth consecutive month that the state’s unemployment rate moved higher. In Elizabeth, Mayor Chris Bollwage and the City Council decided that something had to be done, so they…

Good Riddance, Zarinsky

If there is a hell, accused serial killer Robert Zarinsky is burning there right now. Zarinsky died at South Woods State Prison in Bridgeton on Friday, Nov. 28, 50 years to the day after he shot and killed Rahway Police…

Corzine Announces Sweeping Ethics Reform Package

TRENTON – Gov. Jon Corzine delivered an ethics reform package Wednesday that he says will promote ethical and fiscal responsibility. The governor originally promised to make a commitment to a more open, honest and accountable government during the 2005 campaign.…