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  • Obama
    New Jersey's representatives respond to State of the Union
    Last Tuesday, President Barack Obama came before the country and Congress to present his State of the Union speech. There were claps from members of his party and dead stares from members of the Republican Party. It is almost expected as part of...
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    Patriot To Do list
    Two of the most inspirational speeches in the past 60 years are JFK’s, “Ask not…” speech and MLK’s, “Content of character…” speech. The essence of the words of these two great Americans’ is...
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    Miami at risk because of rising sea levels
    Miami has more to lose due to rising sea levels than any other city in America, and Florida has more to lose than any other State.According to a report in National Geographic, the rising sea levels caused by global warming put Florida, and...
  • Christie
    Christie's image altered
    Throughout his campaign for governor in 2009 and during his first term, Governor Chris Christie presented himself as a different type of politician and leader. He did not pull punches and told it like it was. The former U.S. Attorney also brought...
  • Shawn Michael Hamilton
    'Former Libertarian' rages against Libertarian Party 'terrorists'
    Texas Libertarian Party members in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area might be interested in learning how "one of their own" has turned against them.Shawn Michael Hamilton is so blood-rage pissed-off at the Libertarian Party that he spent four...
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    It makes sense to tax the rich, they have the money
    It is amazing how two seemingly unrelated stories come together at the same time and suddenly make perfect sense. That happened this week when these two stories dominated the economic news:The news that by next year, the wealthiest 1% will have...
  • Sen. Richard Burr
    An open letter to Senator Burr: Five tough questions
    The Libertarian Party of North Carolina has issued this open letter to Sen. Richard Burr.Dear Senator Burr,When you became Senate Intelligence Committee chair, you said that you would conduct vigorous oversight and ask the tough questions....
  • Public hearing on Proposed Port Ambrose LNG
    Say No to Port Ambrose LNG, Yes to Offshore Wind - Deadline is March 16
    The clock is ticking down – you have until March 16, 2015 – to offer comment on whether the Maritime Administration should grant a license to the proposed Port Ambrose Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) processing facility planned for 16...
  • New York Civil Forfeiture Nightmare Ends
    Prosecutors agree to return $447,000 seized from Innocent family business
    Federal prosecutors agreed yesterday, January 21, 2015, to return everything they seized from a Long Island convenience-store distributor, bringing one of the most widely-watched civil forfeiture fights in the nation to a close. In 2012, the IRS...
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    VA healthcare needs are drastic
    A letter to the editor of DAV magazine, the official voice of the Disabled Veterans of America, says all that needs to be said about how badly the VA’s health system is run by the Department of Veterans Affairs.Read it and weep.James King of...
  • President Obama Delivers 2015 State of the Union Address
    What is 'Middle Class Economics'? The White House gives details
    In his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama laid out what will be the over-raching theme for his remaining two years in office: "Middle Class Economics."The proposals flow from the initiatives he has advocated from the...
  • President Obama Delivers 2015 State of the Union Address
    Emboldened Obama Lays Out Plan to Boost Middle Class During SOTU
    Invigorated and emboldened by a strong economy that validated his domestic policies and an uplift in approval ratings after a series of bold strokes on immigration, Cuba, climate change, net neutrality and paid family leave, President Barack Obama...
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    Republicans Deliberately Alienate Latino Voters
    Under Speaker John Boehner's leadership, the House of Representatives has voted to overturn each and every one of President Obama's executive actions on immigration, and this puts millions of immigrants – men, women, and even...
  • Tom Brady
    Tom Brady exemplifies what it takes to be successful
    Over the next two weeks, talk radio will be a buzz with discussions of where Tom Brady stands in history of the NFL. Those who wish to find fault with Tom and the Patriots will want to question the significance of his two Super Bowl losses, as...
  • Baraka
    The education divide in Newark, Part 2
    As previously discussed, the debate over what is the best approach for the educational system for the city of Newark is as contentious as ever. Mayor Ras Baraka was sworn in this past July and with the beginning of his term has been a focus on...