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Kids should be in school on Presidents’ Day learning something about America. | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ Full disclosure: I’m solidly in the camp of folks who believe the modern version of Presidents’ Day (formerly “Washington’s Birthday”) is utterly useless and pointless. There was a time when Americans would celebrate and honor our Read More

OPINION: The rise of Presidents’ Day ruined February

By Dan Cirucci Posted with permission from The Dan Cirucci Blog — WHAT HAPPENED? February once belonged to Washington and Lincoln and it was wonderful. I remember in elementary school we would cut out silhouettes of Lincoln and Washington and they Read More

Op-Ed: A Stronger and Fairer New Jersey — But at What Cost?

By Rosemary Becchi __ New Jersey should be the land of opportunity for families, businesses, and individuals looking to pursue their own version of the American Dream.  Standing in the shadow of Lady Liberty, New Jersey should offer everything an Read More

Why Trump Is Thinking Of Bringing Back ‘Earmarks’

President Donald Trump suggested last week that lawmakers bring back “earmarks,” a practice that for centuries helped transform Washington into a “swamp” riddled special interests, out-of-control spending and unaccountability. … Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina screaming out his full Read More

Christie Swats at Possible Successors, Asks Media to Enforce ‘Reality’

The annual ‘Walk to Washington’ might be the most out-of-touch activity of an out-of-touch Trenton power elite, partying as the Titanic sinks to the ocean floor. Governor Chris Christie didn’t ride the Chamber Train on Thursday, Save Jerseyans, but he Read More