The madness of crowds

Casting Aspersions  On April 28 a crowd of President Trump supporters in Michigan delighted the Liar in Chief with strident acclamations of “Nobel, Nobel, Nobel,”...

Should the sins of our spouses fall on us?

Massachusetts Democratic Senate President Stanley C. Rosenberg, 68, looked heartbroken, shocked and devastated during an impromptu press conference outside of his office at the...

Creep of the week: Bob Marshall

For a long time now we’ve been hearing about people terrified that they might share a public restroom with a transgender person out of...

Trump-the-toad enables killing gays

Casting Aspersions For some time I have been referring to our president as “Trump-the-Toad,” and it has suddenly dawned on me why this term came...

LGBT New Jerseyans: show the nation that love still trumps hate

Last year’s election has taught us an invaluable lesson: elections matter. When we make our choice in the voting booth — or choose merely...

The “War on Christmas” continues

More than a decade now, when this holiday season rolls around we can always count on a yearly kerfuffle about what the appropriated season’s greeting...

Discrimination is not a fundamental American value

Symposium More than five decades ago, our country wrestled with the issue of whether businesses open to the public should be open to everyone...

We lived through the 2018 midterm elections

Creep of the Week: Donald Trump Sadly, that voter suppression is still o-going. In Florida, swamp creature outgoing Gov. Rick Scott is neck and neck...

A message of hope

Casting Aspersions  Faithful readers of this column will be used to me preaching, censuring, and criticizing. That being so, it is probable there are no...

Christie leaving the Governor’s office is the best thing to happen...

Editor's Letter New Jersey has suffered a long eight years with Chris Christie as Governor. Two months after being re-elected, Christie’s minions showed NJ...