(4-10-2013) “Angry” Judge Featured on YouTube Gets Suspended - What does a Rutgers basketball coach have in common with a West Virginia Judge?Read More >
(4-3-2013) When Should the Media Hold Its Pen? - The internet is an “anything goes” environment where stories about elected officials can be posted without regard for truth.Read More >
Israeli "Settlements": A New Jersey Story President Barack Obama is making his current trip to Israel in the hope of establishing anew the warm relationship that existed between the United States of America and the Jewish State during the administration of his predecessor, George W. Bush. During the first term of President Obama, relations between America and Israel regressed to their worst point since Jimmy Carter left office in 1981. Both Obama and his then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton attributed this to the continued existence of Israeli "settlements," defined as those Jewish communities situated in the West Bank beyond the "Green Line," the Israeli border with Jordan before its victory in the Six Day War of June, 1967.
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(3-20-13) Same-Sex Marriage Case Generates Wide-Ranging Amicus Briefs - The U.S. Supreme Court will hear two same-sex marriage cases on March 26-27, 2013Read More >
Return of the Jebi Jeb Bush is now the main topic of discussion of the Washington political chattering class, specifically regarding whether he will seek the Republican presidential nomination in 2016. After over four years in which he stayed mostly out of the political limelight, the former Florida governor is on television talk shows night after night, promoting his new book, Immigration Wars, co-authored with Republican attorney and policy guru Clint Bolick.
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(3-13-13) Pope’s Retirement Raises Immunity Questions - Can the retired Pope now be subject to subpoena by litigants?Read More >
(3-7-13) New Jersey Sets Strong Anti-Bullying Tone - New Jersey continues to set the tone for the country when it comes to anti-bullying measures.Read More >
The Sequester Drama: The Major Winner: The Tea Party. The Major Loser: Obama The sequester is here, and the sky has not fallen. The long airport lines, unpaid janitors, furloughed teachers and hundreds of thousands of other lost jobs predicted by President Barack Obama have not materialized. His poll ratings are collapsing, and his credibility has been badly diminished.
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In his budget address to the legislature, Governor Chris Christie announced that New Jersey would participate in an expansion of Medicaid as part of Affordable Care Act known to most people as Obamacare.Read More >
The man reported to be at the center of a controversy over lane closures on the George Washington Bridge is resigning from the Port Authority, according to published reports.Read More >
Lance looking to ensure CD 3 ‘remains in Republican hands’ LAWRENCEVILLE – U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance (R-7) was no stranger on the campaign trail for Steve Lonegan. When the former Bogota mayor made a bid for the U.S. Senate, Lance traveled outside of his district to celebrate Lonegan’s primary...
By Christopher Durkin Many New Jersey lawmakers have fought to make it easier to vote. And there has been considerable progress in terms of voter access and information. Voter registration has been made easier, with forms available online that... Read More >
"During my lifetime I have dedicated myself to this struggle of the African people. I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which I hope to live for and to achieve. But if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die."- Nelson Mandela
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