Jersey’s No. 1

Sunday, 11 January 2015 by

Want the good news or bad news first? The good news is New Jersey ranks as the richest state in America, at least according to the financial-research firm WalletHub. That…

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A free speech crisis

Saturday, 10 January 2015 by

The message of the Paris terrorists couldn’t have been clearer. They didn’t target the instruments of state power, the military or the police. They didn’t target the representatives of the…

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Stop giving modern Islam a free pass

Friday, 09 January 2015 by

‘Something has changed!” That phrase dominated conversation, including the media, in much of France a day after the worst carnage the country has experienced in peacetime. Some labeled the attack…

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Another foamy excuse

Friday, 09 January 2015 by

Nanny Bloomberg, move over for Nanny de Blasio. Mayor de Blasio has just targeted an old Bloomberg bogeyman: styrofoam. By July 1, single-use polystyrene foam products — plates, cups, bowls,…

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It’s absolutely right to call the Paris terrorist killings an assault on basic values that the entire free world believes in. But how can so many go on to say,…

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When ObamaCare came to Harvard

Tuesday, 06 January 2015 by

ObamaCare has come to Harvard, and the faculty is in a state of shock and dismay. In what has to be considered an early contender for the most hilarious and…

The top threat is still Iran

Monday, 05 January 2015 by

The agreement last week between the governments of Iraq and Iran to enter a formal relationship to fight the Islamic State group should be deeply troubling to the United States….

Reality (pay)check

Monday, 05 January 2015 by

If there’s a war on women, the women may be winning. New numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics suggest that on at least one battlefront — equal pay for…

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Overpaying for college

Sunday, 04 January 2015 by

If millennials today think transitioning out of their parents’ basements and into adulthood is difficult, wait until they see new data from the Census Bureau. It reports that one in…

Take a flyer on innovation

Saturday, 03 January 2015 by

No good deed goes unpunished. Too often that’s the lesson for innovators who disrupt established business models. As Aktarer Zaman is now learning. The 22-year-old New Yorker launched to…