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America’s developing a real thing for heroes – not the kind in fiction, but the real-life variety. Oprah does entire shows about them. CNN ranks and profiles them in recurrent specials. President Obama even released a kids’ book about his 13 favorite heroes, and recently presented the Medal of Honor to Army Sgt. Salvatore Giunta, […]

America’s developing a real thing for heroes – not the kind in fiction, but the real-life variety. Oprah does entire shows about them. CNN ranks and profiles them in recurrent specials. President Obama even released a kids’ book about his 13 favorite heroes, and recently presented the Medal of Honor to Army Sgt. Salvatore Giunta, […]

I feel bad for them, if you want to know the truth. I speak of Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees who are paid to do things with their hands that the rest of us wouldn’t do for any amount of money. Like most government employees, they are simply carrying out the policies of their overlords. […]

Drew Sheneman, the award-winning editorial cartoonist for The Star-Ledger since 1998, opted to take a buyout offer in the wake of possible staff layoffs and salary reductions. He spoke to me about why now was the right time to walk away, and what he thinks the future of the profession will look like. So you […]

Drew Sheneman, the award-winning editorial cartoonist for The Star-Ledger since 1998, opted to take a buyout offer in the wake of possible staff layoffs and salary reductions.

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Raging Moderate by Will Durst One thing you can say about this whole TSA enhanced pat-down mess: nobody will ever board Virgin Airlines again without ruefully grimacing. Folks are flipping out like wolverines bouncing off of submarine trampolines over new regulations requiring a prospective flier to submit to having his or her naughty bits exposed […]

Making Sense by Michael Reagan Four years ago I had hip replacement surgery — which involves having an implant containing metal — and that means that every time I fly, which is often, a Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) employee passes a wand over my body to be sure I’m not concealing some explosive device on […]

On December 25, 1789, Congress, packed full of our Founding Fathers, was in-session. Nothing, especially when it comes to holidays, is ever “what it used to be.” Let’s not get into a “true spirit” conversation when it comes to Thanksgiving. All holidays evolve – Saturnalia turned into Christmas and fertility festivals turned into Easter. Regardless […]