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Robin Birdfish April 23, 2014 at 06:09 pm
absolutely! I have always been in favor of legalization, regulation and taxation. Just asRead More prohibition did nothing but encourage criminals, the criminalization of drugs has done the same. I was in Colorado last week and visited a legal pot shop...and guess what...nothing bad happened...except pot was very expensive (just like cigarettes are here) because it's legal and taxed.
SouthOfNyack April 24, 2014 at 08:30 am
I can't wait: President Hillary Clinton! It will be a blast to watch the GOP hate crowd exorciseRead More what's left of their hatred. Their cups runneth over. The only question is which GOP loser will be the next reverse mortgage barker.
StandfortheLord April 24, 2014 at 09:03 am
Mr. Obama is a loser when viewed by the world, especially our enemies. The man just bowed to aRead More Japanese robot! He's our loser and we are stuck with him until his handlers feel he's destroyed this country enough for the next phase to commence. Just an opinion. But shared by many wide awake informed people!!!
joshua tanner April 24, 2014 at 09:21 am
Dems will never run Hillary. The Hollywood donors got rid of her for Obama. Truth is Hillary is aRead More dope. She failed her NY and DC bar exam and only passed the one in Arkansas. She created a scandal over Travelgate a week into Bill's first term. She wrecked her attempt at Hillarycare. She was a disaster as Sec of State, and not only saw her own people killed but screeched "What difference does it make!"
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paul April 17, 2014 at 07:48 am
Too bad these company's can't be honest like the US government.
MK Smith April 17, 2014 at 10:22 am
Dump Cuomo. Dump Steve Israel.Read More http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014/04/16/Nancy-Pelosi-House-Republicans-Amnesty
Willie Lester April 17, 2014 at 01:06 pm
I told you once and I will tell you agian, Cuomo can sleep through this election and still beatRead More Robbie Boy.
Big_E April 22, 2014 at 03:22 pm
That Newsmax article constantly says this is a way to circumvent the Constitution. But since theRead More Constitution grants states the right to award their EC votes any way they want, this is perfectly legal. A state could decide to award its EC votes based on a contest. Have the Democratic nominee and the Republican nominee guess how many jelly beans are in a jar. Closest one gets the EC votes for their party.
brookhavenconfucius April 22, 2014 at 04:26 pm
America is an oligarchy, not a democracy or republic, university study findsRead More http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/apr/21/americas-oligarchy-not-democracy-or-republic-unive/
Sean Hassett April 22, 2014 at 05:06 pm
Judy: The only incident of voter fraud that I know of personally was an elderly man who voted twiceRead More for the GOP candidate. He would not accept that it was wrong and even was delighted. Just saying.
STAR dot STAR April 12, 2014 at 09:45 pm
The BUNDY RANCH confrontation is all of us.
frank vecchione April 13, 2014 at 08:11 am
star , resist / never submit. this is not over . we must be prepared for the confrontation , thatRead More will come. in ny also , when the tyrant in albany starts to confiscate our firearms....
brookhavenconfucius April 13, 2014 at 08:37 am
AND FRANK, WE ARE ALL ALONE, TOO ! DONT EXPECT, any of those WHINY politicians, to be with TheRead More People !
Stevo March 24, 2014 at 11:15 am
brookhaven - You never fail to show your bigotry in your idiotic posts. What a creep you are!!
brookhavenconfucius March 24, 2014 at 01:28 pm
Thank you Stevo, or is it Sheep-O ? Was that it ?
brookhavenconfucius March 27, 2014 at 08:06 am
Earl, THESE ILLEGALS, "have not filed but are due refunds" ! Guess, we can call thisRead More ILLEGAL ALIEN PATCH, now !
Tommy Noble February 12, 2014 at 04:36 pm
Put 'er in four-wheel drive, wrap some chains around those tires and take a freaking day trip to aRead More winery in the snow!
Christopher Wendt February 12, 2014 at 08:12 pm
Hop aboard the LIRR and visit the Met or MOMA. You can easily spend an entire day at either ofRead More them. Another good trip in nice weather if Fort Tryon and the Cloisters, with lunch or dinner at the New Leaf Restaurant in Fort Tryon Park. Or go downtown, take a walk over the Brooklyn Bridge. Or check out Battery Park, or rent a bicycle and ride up from the Battery to the GW Bridge along the Hudson River, turn around and pedal to Central Park, drop off the bike, take the subway to Penn and the LIRR. The last one we did was the 911 Memorial, Trinity Church & Cemetery, the NYSE, the Federal Building (where Washington was sworn-in as President and where the Bill of Rights was written; cap off this trip with a meal at Fraunces Tavern.
Gov. Chris Christie at Point Pleasant Beach Boardwalk following Hurricane Sandy (Patch photo).
Simon March 10, 2014 at 11:29 pm
@Spoonfed: If your comment is directed at me, why are you directing it to someone else? As one whoRead More has lived in this state for five or six decades, my experience is that people in other parts of the country don't give a rat's testicle about New Jersey or its governor. So please stop polluting my email inbox. Thank you!
harryfinster March 11, 2014 at 12:54 am
your wrong it is a comic soap opera,latest christi quote " i dont understand why everyone is soRead More upset ,this is how we do things in new jersey
Spooner March 11, 2014 at 12:35 pm
...the latest up date on bridge gate is in today's local paper(New York Times) where Christie isRead More described as being the orchestrator of the toll increases to advance his political career...
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CowDung January 20, 2014 at 09:38 am
Sounds like this is supposed to be an 'Editorial' rather than 'News'... Shouldn't journalists atRead More least make an attempt to hide their political bias when writing a story?
BRADY March 12, 2014 at 06:59 pm
So does this mean the days of the Anonymous Internet Hero is comming to an end!?
President John F. Kennedy speaking about the Cuban missile crisis. Credit: AP Images
CowDung November 21, 2013 at 02:49 pm
Actually, Kennedy is not Teflon at all anymore. It appears that more and more criticisms are indeedRead More 'sticking' to Kennedy... The article states that his stature with historians has been steadily dropping, textbooks seem to refer to him in less flattering terms than they used to, and women have been losing admiration with him as a leader.
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John Wagner November 5, 2013 at 09:46 am
Catherine, Tax Credits can be available to those with incomes lower than 400% of the federal povertyRead More level. In most cases these credits are deducted by the insurer and there is a tax "true-up" at years end. For those with incomes lower than 250% of the federal poverty level there are added subsidies available. As a result, some plans may net down to zero cost. I am hopeful individuals look critically at their needs and act accordingly. The reason I responded to this news is that I agree with the concern that aggressive marketing of just "free" could result in ACA plan purchases that don't meet the insured's needs. In reality, these plans are not free, but rather tax dollars are subsidizing the insurance premium cost for the purpose of helping those in need obtain healthcare they otherwise could not afford. This context is very important.
Monk November 6, 2013 at 09:55 am
I thought the ACA made it impossible/illegal to have inadequate insurance. So, how can an ACA planRead More not meets one's needs? But something received "for free" has been paid for by others. This is simply welfare or redistribution of one citizen's personal property from their pocket to someone else's. Involuntary charity?
John Wagner November 12, 2013 at 09:56 am
Hi Monk, just saw this and a great question. Not meeting needs refers to someone buying the wrongRead More type of plan for their specific situation. For example, a health savings account qualified plan usually requires the deductible be paid before any (non-preventive) benefits are obtained. However, you usually get a lower premium and you can deposit tax advantaged money in a health savings account to use as needed. For people without such savings purchasing a bronze plan, they may have to pay as high as $6,350 in cost sharing before they get benefits. (not good) Net, I really like HSA plans for many people but for others this could be a financial hardship. Finally, provider networks must also be checked as they vary significantly under the new law.