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Which is more important, protecting lives or civil service pensions?

On April 12, 2007, a little more than five years ago, then Gov. Jon Corzine was nearly killed when the big SUV he was riding in clipped the back of a white pick-up truck it was trying to pass, ran off the Garden State Parkway and slammed into a guardrail by mile marker 44 in Galloway Township.

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Obama can’t run on his abysmal record

There is mounting evidence that Barack Obama has had a second "Jump the Shark" moment.

Several weeks ago we wrote in detail about the meaning of "Jump the Shark." It's a reference to the popular television program “Happy Days” from the ’70s and ’80s. When the character Fonzie "jumped the shark," it was the beginning of the end for the iconic program.

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Dostoevsky’s forgotten lesson about human nature

“I am a sick man. I am a spiteful man. I believe my liver is diseased. However, I don’t consult a doctor for it, though I respect medicine and doctors. No, I refuse to consult a doctor from spite. I am well aware that I cannot ‘pay back’ the doctors by not consulting them, and that I am only injuring myself. But still, if I don’t consult a doctor, it is from spite. My liver is bad. Well let it get worse!”

–  Fyodor Dostoevsky, “Notes from the Underground,” 1864

 

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Republicans push to limit voter rights

I have to agree with the headline over Seth's column last week; that we need to do more than just vote if we are going to have any influence on the direction this country is going.

Actually, we have found that even 100 letters to an elected representative can be sufficient to change the representative's mind. That is why being active in local grassroots groups like the Coalition for Peace and Justice or Seth's Liberty and Prosperity, can make a difference. Writing letters to the editor, attending town meetings, being active, all are as important as voting.

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