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Making Sense by Michael Reagan If we had a president in the White House who understood that we are at war with a crazed faction of Islam, and was willing to act on that belief, there would be no question about how we should deal with people who give aid and comfort to the enemy […]

The template for the perpetual Sarah Palin feud was set last Valentine’s Day. The animated series Family Guy aired an episode in which a character with Down Syndrome said her mother was the former Governor of Alaska. From her platform as a paid Fox News contributor, Palin pounced on the moment to condemn Seth MacFarlane. […]

The TSA’s new security program of enhanced pat downs and intrusive body scan x-ray machines is a stunning example of what happens when you intertwine political correctness with incompetence. Notwithstanding there is question of the machines’ effectiveness to detect low-density powder explosives such as the PETN used by last year’s Christmas Day BVD bomber and […]

Independent’s Eye by Joe Gandelman The biggest political spectacular is the emerging battle for the political soul of the Republican Party which really is a battle for the political soul of the United States itself. In one corner: the Republican “Blue Bloods” (as defined by Sarah Palin), consisting of the Republican establishment and the still-powerful […]

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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