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Verbal attacks on conservative whites also should be denounced | LetterLowering the rhetoric about racism on both sides is certainly desirable. However, there is also a need to apply the same standards to everyone, by Asbury Park Press | 4 days ago
Why Edward R. Murrow’s words still matter | EditorialEdward R. Murrow's commentary on Sen. Joseph McCarthy sent echoes this week. by NorthJersey.com Editorial Board | 4 days ago
If you don’t want to assimilate and live by America’s rules, move onAnyone who wants their cultures to supersede American values needs to find a place more amenable to their needs and wants. by Asbury Park Press | 4 days ago
Did Cory Booker’s brother get his $150G job based on his resume or his political bloodlines?Was the hiring of Cory Booker's brother Cary just another you scratch-my-back, I'll scratch-yours patronage hire by Gov. Phil Murphy?— by Randy Bergmann | 5 days ago
NJ History: Moon landing, Springwood Avenue murder, OJ to pay for clues to ‘real killer’Today, we take a look back at some of the front page stories on July 21 — 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. by Randy Bergmann | 5 days ago
New gun laws put N.J. on ‘smarter,’ safer path | EditorialNew gun laws in New Jersey on the whole are common-sense gun safety laws that need to be given a chance to work. by Asbury Park Press | 5 days ago
State policies impeding ICE make communities less safe: TsoukarisState policies that impede ICE operations and shield criminals from federal law put the community at risk. by John Tsoukaris | 6 days ago
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NJ Dem: Trump targeted congresswomen because of ‘how they appear’Freshman congressman Tom Malinowski scores points for national Democrats and for his own 2020 reelection Charles Stile | 6 days ago
Republicans must condemn Trump’s racist rantWhen we first heard Trump's latest, and most blatantly racist tweet ever, we waited, for someone Republican leader to come forward to declare it totally unacceptable. We're still waiting.
Was Trump’s tweet attack on congresswomen justified?Do you think President Donald Trump's tweet attack on four congresswomen was warranted? Do you the tweet was racist?
Trump’s racist tweet sharpens America’s battle line | LetterIt is obvious President Donald Trump believes a divided America will be his road to victory in 2020.
NJ marijuana legalization: Jake’s legacy lives on in expanded medical marijuana programNJ marijuana legalization: Jake Honig’s legacy lives on in expanded medical marijuana program
Murphy, Grewal overplaying hand on ‘Immigrant Trust Directive’Gov. Phil Murphy's progressive policies toward undocumented immigrants have ratcheted up the animosity toward them.
N.J. anti-Semitism bill runs counter to First AmendmentThe provisions of an anti-Semitism bill in NJ prohibiting criticism of Israel should be deleted before any time is wasted discussing it in committee.
When will state finally deliver on Route 9 traffic improvements?Which is most likely happen first? Major traffic improvements coming to Route 9 in Lakewood or man putting a space station on planet Jupiter?
OPINION: Lakewood schools bite the hand that feeds them, sue state over their own budget shortfallsThe Lakewood School District's perpetual funding problems should never have reached this stage
Was Lakewood right to sue state over funding formula?Lakewood Board of Education Attorney Michael Inzelbuch files lawsuit seeking $30 million in school aid.
NJ Orthodox Unity Project: What you need to know nowThe Unity Project's goal is to educate the Lakewood-area community about the Orthodox and to develop ways to increase interaction between the Orthodox and non-Orthodox.
Judge’s unjust ruling shows disrespect for victims of sexual assaultMonmouth County Judge James Troiano has demonstrated what we see all too often — disrespect and injustice toward survivors of sexual assault.
Cross the Hudson with new bridge, not tunnelsScott Spencer has proposed twin bridges carrying three decks of transportation modes between New Jersey, Manhattan and Queens.
Lasting patriotism rooted in civic engagement, not symbolismA core element of self-governance is being able to talk about politics, especially with those who hold different political views from your own.
Asbury Park: Hope finally turned into reality on Ocean AvenueLuxury accommodations on Asbury Park's oceanfront will complement all that's good and unique about the city.
Public special ed schools are high quality, less costlyNJ's Educational Services Commission programs offer parity with private schools for less cost.
Union rail trail extension will add to quality of life in Ocean, MonmouthThe first mile of the extension of Monmouth County’s Union Transportation Trail into Ocean County is expected to be complete later this summer.
Oyster Creek: Stay on top of nuclear plant decommissioning to protect wallets, safetyFor the two most important questions surrounding decommissioning, how can nuclear waste be moved off-site and stored safely, there are no answers.
State needs to pick up tab for private school busing, special edHaving the state absorb the full cost of special education and private school transportation is the only fair way.
NJ Orthodox: What does it mean to be an observant Jew?Rabbi Meir Goldberg and Ali Botein-Furrevig, two experts in Orthodox Jewish religion responded to several questions posed to them in this video.
NJ Orthodox: We’re somewhat insular, but we aren’t rejecting AmericaWe are somewhat insular but we are not rejecting America,, just the voices aimed at shamring America. .
Education key weapon in fighting anti-Semitism in Lakewood areaWhen I first became aware of negative comments about the Orthodox, which were based in age-old tropes and stereotypes going back to ancient times, I was taken aback.
NJ Orthodox: Lots of variation in Lakewood’s Jewish communityOrthodox Jews, the tradition that Lakewood's Jews mostly identify with, believe in the Bible (we call it Torah) and try to follow its ways.
NJ budget weekend should focus on reforms, not more spendingNJ Gov. Murphy and the Legislature must understand New Jersey’s fiscal plight and finalize a budget that puts our state on solid footing now and in the future.
Learn historical lessons of demonizing ‘different’ peopleBefore the Nazis started their systematic killing of European Jews, they first scapegoated and demonized "different" people.
Help nourish ecosystem of N.J. start-up companies: BorokNew Jersey has been falling behind other states when it comes to venture capital available to local start-ups.
Sunny ending to Six Flags Great Adventure solar panel projectJackson NJ is the location of the world’s largest solar-powered amusement park. More than 200 acres that could have been developed have been permanently saved.
Just passing the state budget isn’t enough: KeeveyThe NJ Legislature and Gov. Phil Murphy should address the state’s mounting problems instead of passing just another annual budget.
Licensing of NJ cops remains necessary reform: EditorialThe abuses of bad cops in NJ will continue until the problem is addressed in a professional manner through an independent state licensing board.
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