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  • Name-calling of tourists a century-long tradition on New Jersey's coast

    07/17/2004 10:50:26 AM PDT · by Willie Green · 58 replies · 1,786+ views
    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | July 17, 2004 | CHRIS NEWMARKER -- Associated Press
    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- They're terms that Jersey Shore residents have used every summer to describe the tourists lining beaches and boardwalks and filling hotels and restaurants. If you are one of these tourists, it's possible you've never heard of the derogatory nicknames whispered behind your back. In other words, you might be a "bennie" or a "shoobie" and not even know it. Almost everything about the words, from their origin to the frequency of their use, is a subject of disagreement. Yet their existence is undeniable. Even as their region has cashed in on summertime visitors, every generation of...
  • For cause of U.S. hurricanes, science supports president

    09/09/2005 12:26:05 PM PDT · by Caleb1411 · 23 replies · 858+ views
    By now you've probably heard about the lunatic comments of Robert F. Kennedy Jr., the Cindy Sheehan of the environmental movement, who blamed Hurricane Katrina on President Bush and Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour for not buying into the global warming hype, and not signing up for the thoroughly discredited Kyoto Treaty. RFK Jr. is not alone in his delusions. In Europe the president is being castigated for not falling in line with all those Old World socialists eager to use the alleged warming of the world climate to create a new world order organized along the lines laid down by...
  • Kerry's sister a 'secret weapon' of feminists

    07/26/2004 11:09:47 PM PDT · by kattracks · 25 replies · 1,892+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 7/27/04 | Cheryl Wetzstein
    BOSTON -- Sen. John Kerry's sister assured a rally of feminist Democrats here yesterday that her brother will name several pro-choice justices to the Supreme Court if elected president.     "There are three things my brother is going to do when he's elected president," Peggy Kerry told a Boston event held yesterday at the Harvard Club by the National Organization for Women (NOW) and the Feminist Majority.     Mr. Kerry will restore $34 billion to the United Nation's population fund for family planning, she pledged, and the Democrat will make sure that "CEDAW," an international treaty to eliminate discrimination against women, is...
  • National Right to Life Joins Pro-Abortion Groups to Kill SD Abortion Bill;

    03/22/2004 9:50:03 AM PST · by chance33_98 · 60 replies · 919+ views
    National Right to Life Joins Pro-Abortion Groups to Kill SD Abortion Bill; Thomas More Law Center Accuses Them of Betraying Unborn To: National Desk, Legal Reporter Contact: Brian Burch or Richard Thompson, both of Thomas More Law Center, 734-827-2001, Web: http://www.thomasmore.org ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 22 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Shock waves are still reverberating one week after South Dakota's bill criminalizing abortion was defeated by a single vote over National Right To Life's complicity with pro-abortion groups to kill the legislation that pro-abortion lobbyists called the most restrictive anti-abortion measure since the Roe vs. Wade decision in 1973. The...
  • Parents challenge restrictions on home schooling

    05/31/2004 5:54:39 AM PDT · by LadyShallott · 125 replies · 810+ views
    newsday.com ^ | May 30, 2004 | KATHY HENNESSY
    TRENTON, N.J. -- Public education bored Tim Haas, so he and his wife decided they were better suited to care for and educate their two sons than the state. But Haas and the thousands of other New Jersey families that homeschool now face what they say is an unnecessary and unfair intrusion by the same state regulators they tried to escape. A bill in the New Jersey Legislature would require home-schooled children to get state-mandated annual physical exams and take standardized tests required of public school children.
  • McGreevey Vetoes Choose Life License Plates In New Jersey (My Title)

    06/21/2004 5:57:33 PM PDT · by muslims=borg · 18 replies · 406+ views
    Muslims=Borg
    My wife was just called by the RNC and was told that the Choose Life license plate program was vetoed by Gov. McGreevey.
  • Teachers union apologizes for error on Web site

    02/01/2003 5:10:46 AM PST · by Cagey · 35 replies · 423+ views
    <p>When the New Jersey Education Association posted a brochure, "Getting Involved in Your Child's School," on its Web site about a year ago, it offered three versions, named "A parent's resource," a "Spanish version" and the "African-American version."</p> <p>The NJEA, the state's largest teachers union, has removed that last heading, apologizing for an embarrassing lapse in judgment after questions were raised about the purpose of offering one version for African-Americans, another for other English speakers.</p>
  • Your Right to Use Vitamins Is in Jeopardy, Senators Push Regulatory Assault on Vitamins

    06/09/2004 7:11:35 PM PDT · by Coleus · 265 replies · 1,013+ views
    HUMAN EVENTS ^ | 09.03.03 | Dr. Julian Whitaker
    Your Right to Use Nutritional Supplements Is in Jeopardy Senators Push Regulatory Assault on Vitamins by Dr. Julian Whitaker Posted Sep 3, 2003 Text Size:  S   M   L printer-friendly email to a friend Government Ignores the True Cost of Medical Care    Pharmaceutical Firms Latest To Learn That No Good Deed Goes Unpunished    Hillary's Back!    Admitting Real Costs Could Have Killed Drug Bill    Medicare?s Insolvent Entitlement    We need to take action, and we need to take action now. There is a movement in Congress to push through legislation that would restrict your freedom to use nutritional supplements, and...
  • Difficult church-state issues pose dilemma for Catholic NJ Governor McGreevey

    04/20/2004 1:56:52 PM PDT · by Coleus · 23 replies · 337+ views
    Difficult church-state issues pose dilemma for McGreevey   Tuesday, April 20, 2004 By JOSH GOHLKE TRENTON BUREAU The Bible says Jesus suggested a distinction between the concerns of Caesar, the head of state, and those of God.New Jersey's current Caesar, Governor McGreevey, has repeatedly confronted that conflict. An avowed Catholic and a product of parochial schools, he has often supported policies that collide with church teachings - from his stance in favor of abortion rights to his active advocacy of stem-cell research. With increasing boldness, Catholic leaders have taken critical notice.The governor's differences with the church started even before he...
  • Newark, NJ, Archbishop Myers Denies Rebuking McGreevey

    05/25/2004 9:34:52 PM PDT · by Coleus · 25 replies · 1,001+ views
    NY Times ^ | 05.22.04
    Archbishop Denies Rebuking McGreeveyBy DAVID KOCIENIEWSKIPublished: May 22, 2004EWARK, May 21 - Archbishop John J. Myers of Newark said on Friday that he was "deeply disappointed" that his recent criticism of Roman Catholic elected officials who supported abortion rights had been interpreted by some New Jerseyans as a political slap at Gov. James E. McGreevey.In an interview, Archbishop Myers said Mr. McGreevey was not the target of statements he had made in a pastoral letter saying that Catholic officeholders who did not share the Vatican's opposition to abortion should not seek communion. He said he had apologized to the governor...
  • [Property Rights NJ] Groups request additional protection for 30 state waterways

    11/22/2001 7:31:49 PM PST · by brityank · 12 replies · 244+ views
    Philly Inquirer ^ | Thursday, November 22, 2001 | Jennifer Moroz -- INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
    Groups request additional protection for 30 state waterways By Jennifer Moroz INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF TRENTON - A coalition of clean-water groups yesterday released the names of 30 waterways that the groups have identified as most in need of "saving" from the effects of sprawl. In South Jersey, they pegged Rancocas Creek in Burlington County, Salem River in Salem County, Oldmans Creek in Gloucester County, and the Atlantic City Reservoir as those most in need of added protection. The other rivers, streams and reservoirs are concentrated in northern and central New Jersey. The waterways, including 14 reservoirs, deserve the highest ...
  • Doctor Raoul and FR to FREEP Scott Ritter and NJ Peace Action Dinner, May 4th

    05/03/2003 10:18:57 AM PDT · by Coleus · 40 replies · 1,195+ views
    Their  Event Starts at Noon try to get there between 11-11:30 AMHere's the chant "Hey Hey Ho Ho, Come pick up your Garafalo".http://njpeaceaction.org/events/ritterdinner.pdfhttp://www.njpeaceaction.org/New Jersey Peace Action's 46 th Annual Dinner Featuring: Former Chief UN Weapons Inspector in Iraq SCOTT RITTER Sunday, May 4th 2003 at 12 Noon - 4 PM  Friar Tuck Inn, Cedar Grove, NJ 691 Pompton Avenue, Cedar Grove, NJ 07009 (973) 239-4500 (973) 239-3150 (fax) map Scott Ritter joined the armed forces after college. He worked as a military intelligence officer in the 1980s in the former Soviet Union and the Middle East. A former major in...
  • 225th Anniversary Reenactment of the Battle of Monmouth, NJ - June 28-29 2003

    06/27/2003 3:22:45 PM PDT · by XRdsRev · 8 replies · 816+ views
    Monmouth Battlefield State Park Mail address: 347 Freehold Road, Manalapan, New Jersey 07726 Phone: (732)-462-9616 Fax: (732)- 577-8816 Site of the longest battle of the American Revolution Where will you be on June 28th & 29th of 2003. We at Monmouth will be holding a little celebration commemorating the 225th anniversary of the Battle of Monmouth. We are hoping that about 10,000 of our closest friends will come out on that weekend to witness a spectacle of truly awesome proportions! Monmouth Battlefield State Park will host over 2,300 reenactors as they, the real stars of the day, will present a...
  • THE INHERENT RACISM OF POPULATION CONTROL

    05/18/2004 5:31:00 PM PDT · by Polycarp IV · 19 replies · 783+ views
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | 5/18/04 | LifeSiteNews.com
    LifeSiteNews.com Extra Special MUST READ Report on Population Control Document reveals the why of attacks against life and family over past decades TORONTO, May 18, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com)- We must first stress that the 66-page LifeSiteNews.com document to which this story refers is a MUST READ for all persons concerned about life, family and even freedom. For a small number of activists and leaders, there is little that is new in the document but, for the vast majority, the all-important big picture it reveals is critical. Without this understanding, most will continue to fight against shadows and ignore real culprits. How...
  • The First Christmas Present to America - 1776 - The Revolution is saved at Trenton

    12/25/2003 9:06:30 AM PST · by XRdsRev · 20 replies · 2,237+ views
    Ernest R. Bower | December 25, 2003 | Ernest R. Bower
    In the gloom of this holy Christmas night, a cold sleet fell. It was not a night for man nor beast but yet here they were. Huddled upon the banks of this frigid river, 2000 men contemplated their bleak fate. The past few months had gone very, very badly. Their hopes had been crushed time and again. The noble experiment in Liberty which had begun with such promise, had by this time deteriorated to the point where every day was a battle just to survive. Defeat after defeat, at places like Long Island, Harlem Heights, Fort Washington and White Plains...
  • Prohibits Black Bear Hunting

    05/05/2004 11:47:10 AM PDT · by ZULU · 39 replies · 758+ views
    New Jersey State Legislature ^ | MAY 3, 2004 | http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2004/Bills/A3000/2634_I1.HTM
    ASSEMBLY, No. 2634 STATE OF NEW JERSEY 211th LEGISLATURE INTRODUCED MAY 3, 2004 Sponsored by: Assemblyman Anthony Chiappone District 31 (Hudson) SYNOPSIS Prohibits black bear hunting for five years and until study is issued by Fish and Game Council; appropriates $95,000. CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT As introduced. An Act concerning the hunting of black bear and making an appropriation. Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey: 1. a. Notwithstanding any law, rule, regulation, or provision of the State Fish and Game Code to the contrary, there shall be no open season nor...
  • Archbishop Myers Issues Pastoral on Pro-Abortion Lawmakers

    05/05/2004 6:45:56 AM PDT · by Hugenot · 14 replies · 642+ views
    SeaMax News ^ | 5/5/2004 | Fr. Michael Reilly
    Archbishop John J. Myers of Newark is the latest Church leader to address the growing controversy about Catholic lawmakers who favor and promote abortion. In a carefully worded pastoral letter dated May 5, 2004, the Archbishop outlined the Church's position: “Catholics who publicly dissent from the Church’s teaching on the right to life of all unborn children should recognize that they have freely chosen by their own actions to separate themselves from what the Church believes and teaches. They have also separated themselves in a significant way from the Catholic community. “The Church cannot force such people to change their...
  • Restrictive Homeschool Legislation to be introduced Thursday (NJ)

    01/06/2004 3:40:54 PM PST · by agrace · 158 replies · 1,500+ views
    email | 1/6/03 | Scott Woodruff, HSLDA staff attorney
    <p>From the HSLDA E-lert Service...</p> <p>A bill that would force New Jersey homeschool children to submit to the same statewide assessment tests required of public school students, and force their parents to give the local school board proof the student had received an annual medical examination, is set to be introduced in the New Jersey legislature this Thursday.</p>
  • Health Experts Warn of Antidepressant Dangers for Children, Teens

    02/20/2004 9:33:45 AM PST · by Coleus · 46 replies · 6,043+ views
    CBN News ^ | 02.18.04
    Check your local listings for airtimes. (Current show is updated every weekday at 5pm EST.) HEALTH Health Experts Warn of Antidepressant Dangers for Children, Teens By Darla SittonCBN News Producer In America, Prozac is the only drug the FDA has "approved" for pediatric depression. CBN.com – (CBN News) - As many as one in eight adolescents suffers from clinical depression. And these kids are often treated with anti-depressant drugs that have been tested and approved for adult use. But the drugs may not be safe for children. Corey Baadsgaard doesn't remember storming into his honors English class with a...
  • Did Communists Infiltrate the Catholic Church?

    07/26/2002 2:35:57 PM PDT · by narses · 358 replies · 9,648+ views
    As a traditional Jew, I'm deeply concerned over the plight of the Roman Catholic Church, which I consider to be the largest and most influential repository of conservative Judeo-Christian values in America today. I believe that those of us who care about the furtherance of a moral society have a stake in the future of the church as a moral force. The American church is under siege today, not only from the usual external forces but also from the weight of its own internal contradictions. The scandal of corrupt homosexual priests violating the innocence of minors in their care is,...
  • The Heretic

    08/22/2003 4:39:38 PM PDT · by Recourse · 17 replies · 477+ views
    D Magazine ^ | May, 2003 | John Bloom
    The Heretic Controversial televangelist and faith healer Benny Hinn came to Texas in 1999, abandoning his congregation in Florida to build a World Health Center in Irving. But Hinn—whose lifestyle more closely resembles Michael Jackson's than Jerry Falwell's—recently got word from on high to delay his plans for the theme park/New Age miracle spa. Thank God. by John Bloom IF YOU DRIVE WEST FROM THE CITY, through the neo-modern lunarscape of Las Colinas, past the airport on our denuded prairie, into the warren of faceless office buildings that make up cosmopolitan Grapevine, you'll never find Benny Hinn. He wants it...
  • Global warming fight going underground?

    02/23/2003 7:30:04 PM PST · by Coleus · 33 replies · 893+ views
    CNN ^ | 02.19.03
    <p>SYDNEY, Australia (AP) -- Researchers at a government-funded science organization are investigating the possibility of burying up to 1 million metric tons (1.1 million tons) of carbon dioxide to help solve the problem of greenhouse gas emissions.</p> <p>Carbon dioxide is among the gasses emitted by burning fossil fuels that are blamed for global warming.</p>
  • Jesus Christ, The Bearer of the Water of Life: A Christian Reflection on the New Age

    02/03/2003 11:50:30 AM PST · by Loyalist · 30 replies · 4,483+ views
    The Holy See ^ | February 3, 2003 | Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue
    FOREWORD The present study is concerned with the complex phenomenon of “New Age” which is influencing many aspects of contemporary culture. The study is a provisional report. It is the fruit of the common reflection of the Working Group on New Religious Movements, composed of staff members of different dicasteries of the Holy See: the Pontifical Councils for Culture and for Interreligious Dialogue (which are the principal redactors for this project), the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples and the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity. These reflections are offered primarily to those engaged in pastoral work so that they...
  • New Jersey Coalition for Self Defense - Kick-off Meeting

    If you're a New Jersey resident who has had enough of the state's march toward the total elimination of the rights of law abiding gun owners, please take some time to learn about the New Jersey Coalition for Self Defense. NJCSD is a new organiztion formed by frustrated gun owners who feel that they have no voice in the state and that no reasonably coherent agenda is being advanced in Trenton. This is the first step for NJCSD which intends to carry a far more aggressive message to our policy makers and the general public than has been expressed in...
  • Laci Peterson case tied to Roe debate - (NOW argues baby was not murdered)

    04/20/2003 7:16:19 AM PDT · by Mark Felton · 337 replies · 2,217+ views
    Daily Record ^ | 4/20/03 | Rob Jennings
    <p>The head of the National Organization for Women's Morris County chapter is opposing a double-murder charge in the Laci Peterson case, saying it could provide ammunition to the pro-life lobby.</p> <p>"If this is murder, well, then any time a late-term fetus is aborted, they could call it murder," Morris County NOW President Mavra Stark said on Saturday.</p>
  • HYPHENATES LOWER THE BOOM ON PANDERING DEMS Hispanic leaders give McGreevey ultimatum

    04/26/2003 7:37:32 AM PDT · by Liz · 46 replies · 282+ views
    GANNETT STATE BUREAU | 4/26/03 | LILO H. STAINTON
    TRENTON -- Hispanic leaders, still steamed over Gov. James E. McGreevey's failure to nominate one of their own to the state Supreme Court, gathered on the Statehouse steps yesterday to give the governor and lawmakers an ultimatum: Count us in, or we'll take you out. "Our message to elected politicians is clear: If you seek the support of the Latino community, we will hold you accountable, and you shall reap what you sow," said Martin Perez, president of the Latino Leadership Alliance, a collection of community, church and business organizations. "Those who want our support will have to earn it,...
  • POPE CONSECRATES BASILICA OF DIVINE MERCY

    08/17/2002 6:31:45 AM PDT · by NYer · 26 replies · 1,023+ views
    BBC ^ | August 17, 2002
    Tens of thousands of people have greeted the Pope on the first full day of what is being seen as his farewell visit to his native Poland. Large crowds clapped and cheered as John Paul II arrived to consecrate the Basilica of Divine Mercy near Krakow, a shrine to Poland's first woman saint. The ultra-modern shrine commemorates a Polish nun canonised by the Pope two years ago. New stamps commemorate the visit Later on Saturday, the pontiff is due to receive President Aleksander Kwasniewski and Prime Minister Leszek Miller at his official residence. The Pope is on his ninth...
  • Bush Backs Federal Aid to Overseas Abortion Providers

    05/04/2003 6:52:43 PM PDT · by findingtruth · 90 replies · 310+ views
    The Covenant News ^ | May 2, 2003 | Chuck Baldwin
    Again and again, President G. W. Bush has betrayed the pro-life cause. The latest example is his push for $15 billion in U.S. tax dollars to be sent to Africa for A.I.D.S prevention. According to British sources, "President George W. Bush dismissed a bid by conservative Christians to restrict his $15 billion foreign initiative to fight A.I.D.S. to only those programs that reject abortion and promote abstinence." In other words, Bush proposes to send federal dollars to those organizations that promote abortion and promiscuity. The New York Times concurred with the British report by saying, "Ignoring objections from his conservative...
  • FREEP UN Inspector Scott Ritter and the Communists

    05/02/2003 10:34:16 AM PDT · by Coleus · 29 replies · 911+ views
    http://njpeaceaction.org/events/ritterdinner.pdfhttp://www.njpeaceaction.org/New Jersey Peace Action's 46 th Annual Dinner Featuring: Former Chief UN Weapons Inspector in Iraq SCOTT RITTER Sunday, May 4th 2003 at 10 AMFriar Tuck Inn, Cedar Grove, NJ 691 Pompton Avenue, Cedar Grove, NJ 07009 (973) 239-4500 (973) 239-3150 (fax) map Scott Ritter joined the armed forces after college. He worked as a military intelligence officer in the 1980s in the former Soviet Union and the Middle East. A former major in the U. S. Marines, during the Gulf War he served as a ballistic missile expert under Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf. He joined the U. N. Special...
  • Bruce's Stone Pony club may gallop into the sunset

    06/30/2003 2:26:06 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 10 replies · 302+ views
    ASSOCIATED PRESS ^ | June 30, 2003
    ASBURY PARK — The owner of the Stone Pony, who once said waterfront developers would get control of it only “over my dead body,” has agreed to sell to them, putting the famed shore nightclub’s future in jeopardy — again. Domenic Santana will sell the building and transfer its liquor license to Asbury Partners, a company overseeing a $1.2 billion makeover of the city’s decrepit waterfront. Under the sale agreement, Asbury Partners could demolish the building, build a new club elsewhere in the city and call it the Stone Pony, while Santana would be allowed to use the name to...
  • May Ritual: "Beat Up A White Kid Day" [18 Kids Charged]

    06/16/2003 8:29:15 AM PDT · by twas · 112 replies · 867+ views
    The Plain Dealer [Cleveland] ^ | 06/14/03 | Brian E. Albrecht
    18 kids are charged with racially motivated beating of teenage girl A May Day ritual described as "beat up a white kid" resulted in delinquency charges of felonious assault, ethnic intimidation and aggravated riot filed Thursday in Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court against 18 black and Hispanic youths from Cleveland. Twelve girls and six boys, ages 9 through 15, are accused of beating, kicking and choking a 13-year-old white girl at West 110th Street and Almira Avenue near Wilbur Wright Middle School on May 1. The victim was a student at Wilbur Wright, as were five of her assailants. Each of...
  • Funniest pictures of anti-war protests(let's make an archive thread)

    02/15/2003 2:08:01 PM PST · by Diddle E. Squat · 162 replies · 4,041+ views
    Useful Idiots ^ | 2/15/03 | Van E. Tee
    OK, let's combine into a single thread(easier to bookmark) all our favorite images of the stupid anti-war protests. Ironic or altered, all are welcome. Here's a few to start: On the other hand... This one actually was pretty good...
  • Dear American soldier(Michelle Malkin)

    01/21/2003 9:33:06 PM PST · by kattracks · 27 replies · 792+ views
    TownHall.com ^ | 1/22/03 | Michelle Malkin
    Dear American soldier, You don't know me, but I know who you are, and I will not forget. You are deploying from Fort Carson and Fort Hood and Fort Bliss and Fort Stewart. You hail from Middletown and Middleboro and Greenville and Redding and Thousand Oaks and Maple Tree. You are white, black, brown and yellow -- but always Americans first. You are with the 3rd Brigade Combat Team and the 10th Combat Support Hospital and the 571st Air Ambulance Medical Evacuation Company. You are with the 1st Cavalry Division and the 3rd Infantry Division and the "Iron Horse"...
  • Sensation or forgery? Researchers hail dramaticFirst Temple period finding!

    01/13/2003 10:51:29 AM PST · by vannrox · 21 replies · 396+ views
    Ha'aretz Daily ^ | 1-13-3 | By Nadav Shragai
    w w w . h a a r e t z d a i l y . c o m Sensation or forgery? Researchers hail dramatic First Temple period finding An inscription attributed to Jehoash, the king of Judea who ruled in Jerusalem at the end of the ninth century B.C.E., has been authenticated by experts from the National Infrastructure Ministry's Geological Survey of Israel following months of examination. The 10-line fragment, which was apparently found on the Temple Mount, is written in the first person on a black stone tablet in ancient Phoenician script. The inscription's description of...
  • Battle over same-sex marriage takes shape in Jersey

    04/23/2003 7:29:20 AM PDT · by Incorrigible · 122 replies · 709+ views
    Newark Star Ledger ^ | 4/22/03 | Kathy Barrett Carter
    Battle over same-sex marriage takes shape in Jersey In courts and Legislature, gay couples push to expand legal rights Tuesday, April 22, 2003 BY KATHY BARRETT CARTER Star-Ledger Staff [Trenton, NJ] -- After 32 years together, Chris Lodewyks and Craig Hutchinson want to get married. And they want their marriage to be legal.The Pompton Lakes couple are among a growing and increasingly vocal group that want New Jersey to become the first state in the nation to recognize same-sex marriages for lesbians and gay men."This is the next chapter in our lives," said Hutchinson, 52. "We want to show that...
  • McGreevey wants state to become breeding ground of Life Sciences

    03/02/2003 10:43:49 PM PST · by Coleus · 18 replies · 527+ views
    Currier News ^ | 03.02.03
    <p>Once a bastion of fertile farmland, the Garden State aims to become a verdant `pharmland' of drug development, life-science research and biotechnology-based industry.</p> <p>Gov. James E. McGreevey's plan to restructure New Jersey's public research universities is part of a broader vision of creating a super-cluster of pharmaceutical and biotechnology-based entrepreneurship that could give the state economy a new vitality and focus.</p>
  • RALLY JUNE 1 IN NYC IN SUPPORT OF OUR TROOPS

    05/10/2002 10:30:24 AM PDT · by firebrand · 125 replies · 869+ views
    We will rally outside the Fashion Institute of Technology, 27th Street and 8th Avenue, NYC, to show our patriotism and our support of our military, on June 1, 2002. This rally is sponsored by the Tri-State (New York, New Jersey, Connecticut) Chapter of FR and is part of Operation Enduring Freedom. It is in response to an all-day conference at FIT sponsored by the International Action Center.Cacique has done a wonderful flyer, which he handed out last night at the Young Republican club meeting, and he will soon have it in PDF format so that we can copy it and...
  • Slain Teacher's Tape Reveals More Evidence

    11/07/2002 3:20:48 PM PST · by Coleus · 117 replies · 6,727+ views
    CNN ^ | 11.07.02
    <p>TOM'S RIVER, New Jersey (CNN) -- A teen-ager was sentenced Friday to life in prison for carjacking and killing a teacher, who managed to record secretly the attack and her desperate pleas to be spared.</p> <p>Michael LaSane, 17, will not be eligible for parole for 30 years. He pleaded January 27 to felony murder in the death of Kathleen Weinstein, 45.</p>
  • Citizen's Group Blasts New Jersey Legislation For Endangering Civilians While Exempting Police

    12/31/2002 1:52:05 PM PST · by tarawa · 9 replies · 357+ views
    US Newswire | December 30, 2002
    Copyright 2002 U.S. Newswire, Inc. U.S. Newswire December 30, 2002 Monday SECTION: State Desk LENGTH: 441 words HEADLINE: Citizen's Group Blasts New Jersey Legislation For Endangering Civilians While Exempting Police DATELINE: NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ, Dec. 30 BODY: The following is a statement from the New Jersey Coalition for Self Defense concerning Governor McGreevy's signature on the "Smart Gun" legislation: Governor James McGreevy signed into law legislation that will make New Jersey citizens guinea pigs for unproven technology. This action will cost more New Jersey citizen's lives than it will ever save. The so called "Smart Gun" legislation will eventually restrict...
  • Candidate McGreevey, Democrat, Made Secret Deal With NRA

    10/30/2002 1:59:23 PM PST · by Coleus · 43 replies · 674+ views
    <p>Gov. James E. McGreevey cast himself as an unabashed champion of gun control last year. He made the topic one of the linchpins of his campaign against Republican gubernatorial candidate Bret Schundler and pledged to enact a first-in-the-nation law to require "smart gun" technology on all handguns sold in New Jersey.</p>
  • Muslims opt out of protests [Paterson, NJ]

    03/30/2003 7:01:12 AM PST · by Pharmboy · 27 replies · 603+ views
    Daily Record (NJ) ^ | 3-30-03 | Abbott Koloff
    <p>PATERSON -- Anti-war protesters said they had come to show support for the city's large Muslim community Saturday, but only a small group of people from the neighborhood joined them.</p> <p>Some Muslims, watching from across the street, said they were suspicious of the protesters' motives. They remembered the backlash against them after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks when radio talk shows spread apparently false rumors that there had been celebrations in Paterson.</p>
  • Can Six Freepers Be in Fieldsboro, NJ (NJ TPK Exit 7) Sunday For Protest of Yellow Ribbon Ban?

    03/28/2003 11:36:12 PM PST · by Doctor Raoul · 25 replies · 259+ views
    RaoulGram
    MODERATORS: As this is a Freep on a short fuse, please leave in "Breaking News" all day Saturday. Have an idea for a protest against the "Fieldsboro's Stinking Six" who have equated Yellow Ribbons supporting our troops with the Nazi flag. Fieldsboro is 5 minutes from Exit 7 of the New Jersey Turnpike. The exact location is Rt 130 and Dunn's Mill Rd. Dunn's Mill Rd crosses Rt 130, a tenth of a mile south of the junction of I-295 and Rt 130 in Bordentown. There is a NJ State Police Barracks and a NJ National Guard Maintenance Facility...
  • Pro-war Protesters Hold Rally (Liberty Weekend)

    03/25/2003 9:49:09 AM PST · by Coleus · 12 replies · 623+ views
    The Star-Ledger | 03.24.03 | JERRY BARCA
    <p>NEW YORK -- Amid chants of "We Support George" and "U-S-A! U-S-A!," Robert Cuellari held a sign bearing a picture of his 19-year-old son, Air Force Private Robert Cuellari Jr., who is serving in the war. "He's not there for Bush, he's there for you," Cuellari's sign read as the Freehold resident stood amid 1,300 people gathered in Times Square yesterday for a rally to support the military effort in Iraq.</p> <p>"I don't want my kid coming back to anti-war protests. It should be unconditional love for these kids and the country," Cuellari said.</p>
  • Saxton Introduces Bill to Bar French Firms from Post-Conflict Contracts

    03/21/2003 3:16:26 PM PST · by Coleus · 13 replies · 224+ views
    Congressman Jim Saxton ^ | 03.05.2003 | Stephen Thompson & JEFF SAGNIP
    Saxton Introduces Bill to Bar French Firms from Post-Conflict Contracts    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Jim Saxton today introduced legislation in the House of Representatives that would block any French company from participating or receiving any U.S. government aid or financing in any reconstruction of Iraq in a post-conflict setting."The position of the government of France encourages Iraqi defiance of United Nations Resolution 1441,"  said Saxton, who is heading up the newly-created House Terrorism, Unconventional Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee. "In fact, the French position may be well-received in Baghdad and encourage Saddam Hussein to continue not to cooperate with...
  • UN News Center (Information, kind of a vanity post.)

    03/08/2003 9:45:35 PM PST · by Pan_Yans Wife · 5 replies · 219+ views
    The UN News Center ^ | United Nations
    UN supervises destruction of six more Iraqi missiles as inspections continue 8 March – United Nations weapons experts today supervised the destruction of additional Iraqi missiles as the international disarmament probe continued in the country. FULL STORY>
  • Schools point out teens to Military Recruiters--Teens aren't Happy

    03/07/2003 8:20:32 PM PST · by Coleus · 74 replies · 458+ views
    <p>The phone calls started during Christmas break.</p> <p>An Army recruiter told 17-year-old Ted Giannopoulos he'd like to take Giannopoulos to lunch and then to the East Orange recruitment station, where he would show Giannopoulos a video.</p> <p>"I said I wasn't interested," the Livingston High School senior said. He added: "We were on the phone for like half an hour. I just tried to get him off the phone. I told him I'd call him back."</p>
  • Dems Push Felon Vote Bill

    02/24/2003 5:03:18 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 26 replies · 480+ views
    A bill in the State Assembly aimed at loosening voting requirements to allow convicted felons the right to vote is scheduled for a vote this afternoon. The bill, A-584, sponsored by Bonnie Watson Coleman, D-Trenton, Gordon Johnson, D-Englewood, and Donald Tucker, D-Newark, would allow anybody in the state of New Jersey who is currently on parole or probation the right to enter a voting booth and cast a ballot, just like any law abiding citizen. "It’s just bizarre. I just don’t understand where they’re coming from, other then the tune of politics in it," said Sen. Peter Inverso, R-Hamilton. Currently,...
  • New Jersey Turnpike CLOSED due to fog

    02/23/2003 8:11:29 AM PST · by Xthe17th · 36 replies · 341+ views
    Fox News Channel
    Just announced that the ENTIRE New Jersey Turnpike has been CLOSED due to fog.
  • (SUB)HUMAN SHIELD WEBSITE -- May They All Die For Peace

    01/28/2003 1:21:29 PM PST · by doug from upland · 25 replies · 237+ views
    This is great. What useful idiots. I did a keyword search on google with --- scumsucking American-hating lowlife SOBs --- and I found this website. Yes, fools, go to Iraq and stand near a chemical weapons factory. We may be able to see your smiling face as a precision guided bomb is about to rock your world. American-hating Noam Chomsky is all for them but I don't think he will join them. I don't see Alec Baldwin, Nancy Pelosi, Julia Roberts, Martin Sheen, Ed Assner, etc. on the list of shields. Come on, gang. They need you over there. These...
  • Idea of N.J. tax on rich gets 3 Republicans' nod

    01/18/2003 5:23:59 PM PST · by KQQL · 24 replies · 454+ views
    Star-Ledger ^ | Saturday, January 18, 2003 | JOE DONOHUE
    <p>Prospects of raising the state income tax on the richest New Jerseyans are getting a boost from three Republican lawmakers who say they'll back the plan if the extra dollars are used to increase state aid to towns and growing school districts.</p>