Time for legal cannabis in New Jersey
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Throughout the nation, the move to legalize cannabis for medical reasons and recreational purposes is gaining momentum. More than a dozen States have already taken action to allow the ...
Educating to save our democracy
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: John Dewey, perhaps America’s greatest education philosopher, ought to be a household name. As familiar to average folks as Kim Kardashian is. OK, maybe I’m dreaming a little too big! ...
Citizen involvement leads to better government
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: People tend to think that it is impossible to get involved in their government. They tend to think that it is hopeless to help out those in need. In actuality, the only impossibility i...
Free seniors from rent increase
Aug 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Each year in North Bergen the rent increase is 2 ½ percent. This is very difficult for senior’s living on a fixed income. The commissioners should make it 1% for seniors between 65 and...
The United States needs to secure its borders
Aug 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Responding to Mr. Oakley’s letter of June 4, you can’t believe everything you read in the papers, especially when Mr. Oakley uses fake news or just plain wrong facts like, “Although th...
AARP urges Senators Booker, Menendez to oppose Senate Bill
Jul 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: AARP New Jersey calls on U.S. Senators Cory Booker and Robert Menendez to maintain their strong and public opposition to the Senate’s health care legislation. It provides tens of billi...
Re: John Bredin
Jul 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: John Bredin's jocular attempt to explain the Trump enigma (Reporter, June 4). There are two theories: that, along with Hillary, he was chosen by the self-Chosen (our unelected rulers, ...
Donald Trump is too interesting to be the president
Jul 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: As dean of the newly established University of Hope (partly fictional, and partly real: at least as a concept), I’d like to award Mike Tyson an honorary doctorate in philosophy. For hi...
Refugees need our love and support
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: June 20th of every year is World Refugee Day, and while this letter will be sent out after it, it is still a reminder that people around the world need our love and support. The refuge...
Drug overdose is now the leading cause of accidental death in the United States
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In 2014, it surpassed both car accidents and gun violence in number of deaths. Those with loved ones who are using opiates or heroin need to be aware that opiates are the main contribu...