2016 AFC East Preview

06 September 2016

  New England Patriots (10-6)   The Patriots will start the season without Tom Brady for the first four games as he finally serves his suspension for “Deflate Gate.”  This suspension will not keep the Patriots from their dominance on this division, but it will keep them from winning the number of games they usually […]

2016 NFC East Preview

02 September 2016

  New York Giants (10-6)   The Giants are the team with the fewest question marks in the division.  The additions of cornerback Janoris Jenkins through free agency and Eli Apple in the draft will bolster the Giants secondary that had its problems last season.  Olivier Vernon is a bit of a stretch but will […]

2015-16 NBA Finals: Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Golden State Warriors

02 June 2016

A Rematch of last year’s Championship Series will have a full Cleveland team looking for Revenge   The Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors are back at it for a rematch in The NBA Finals this season.  This year’s series has a plethora of storylines and matchups to make for an exciting series.   Golden […]

The Summer of 1945

29 May 2016

  Summer is, for many, a period of relaxation and reminiscence on the times and events that have impacted our lives.  A time that had a profound impact on my life was the summer of 1945.  On January 18, 1945, I had been inducted into the U.S. Army at Indiantown Gap in Pennsylvania.   My […]

A broken trumpet from a sunken warship holds its secrets from WWII

29 April 2016

  Battered trumpet from sunken warship provides link to World War II tragedy   Navy conservator Shanna Daniel carefully cleans a smashed trumpet that was retrieved by a diver from the wreck of the USS Houston, which was sunk in battle by the Japanese in 1942. Navy experts believe the owner’s DNA might be preserved […]

Republic or Dictatorship?

31 March 2016

  When we declared independence from England, our Founders established our country as a Republic, a nation “of the people, by the people, and for the people” and a beacon of hope for those around the world oppressed by governments run by royalty and oligarchies.  Our forefathers wrote a Constitution and a Bill of Rights […]

The Great Debater

29 February 2016

  If you have been following the Republican debates and primary election process from the beginning, you can’t help but notice that Donald Trump has been leading virtually every poll and resonating with the American people. He has revolutionized the political process with his home style of rhetoric and unorthodox approach to political discourse. He […]

Return to L.A.

29 January 2016

The Pros and Cons of Football Returning to Los Angeles after more than Two Decades   The NFL owners voted 30-2 on Tuesday, January 12th for relocation of the St. Louis Rams back to Los Angeles where they were until 1994 (the last time L.A. had a professional football team) along with the option for […]

Can You Trump This?

31 December 2015

  To set the record straight before I give my commentary, I am a “Trumpeter,” not of the musical instrument but of the candidate for President of the United States of America. And so, I am certain that there will be those who disagree with my thoughts. If you do, you are welcome to leave […]

Who’s Buying Global Warming?

30 November 2015

  Unlike most people who appear to have a settled opinion on the topic, I am both baffled and dubious about the validity of the theory of global warming – a theory whose time appears to have come as world leaders pontificate on the subject of climate change.  As I attempt to grasp the subject, […]

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News & Opinion

Republic or Dictatorship?

Posted on 31 March 2016

  When we declared independence from England, our Founders established our country as a Republic, a nation “of the people, by the people, and for the people” and a beacon of hope for those around the world oppressed by governments run by royalty and oligarchies.  Our forefathers wrote a Constitution and a Bill of Rights […]

Spotlight on Business

The Federal Debt Ceiling – Its Origins and Implications

Posted on 11 September 2013

  The United States debt limit or debt ceiling is an amount, fixed by legislation, of the national debt that can be imposed by the Treasury.  Since the different expenditures of the government are observed and authorized by different pieces of legislation, the debt ceiling does not play any role in restricting annual deficits.  And […]

Careers & Employment

How Mobile is Shaping the Recruitment Space

Posted on 30 November 2013

The time of desktop and laptops is fading fast, with mobile replacing them in all forms and sizes.  Thus, any company that doesn’t use mobile for recruitment is at risk of losing out on huge talent base.  The same holds true for companies providing online or offline recruitment services.  Here we examine how mobile is […]

Girl Talk

Women the Stronger Sex!

Posted on 04 October 2011

In the 1958 sci-fi cult classic Queen of Outer Space, four astronauts crash land on the planet Venus, a planet that they discover is populated entirely by hot babes in revealing costumes.  Captured, they soon learn that the planet is ruled by a cruel, masked Queen who has banished men from the planet.  Imprisoned in […]

NJ Facts & Trivia

Balloon Invasion!!!

Posted on 25 July 2015

  You never know when you might be minding your own business and get invaded by a flotilla of hot air balloons. This was precisely the case at a 9 year old baseball game I recently umpired. It made for a memorable game.   The balloons had taken off from nearby Solberg Airport in Readington, […]

NJ People

Better Than a Philly Cheesesteak: The Actuarial Assassin

Posted on 29 September 2015

  The following introduction was delivered at the Actuaries Club of Philadelphia’s (ACP) meeting on Nov. 19, 2014:   “For the first time in the history of the ACP, the person who will introduce the health session speaker will get his own introduction. Let me repeat that —the person introducing the session speaker will get […]

Paranormal NJ

Nibiru – The Countdown

Posted on 05 December 2012

  The planet Nibiru, four times the size of Earth on a 3,600 year orbit of the Sun will imminently enter the inner solar system and destroy our planet on December 21 of this year, coinciding with the end of the Mayan Calendar.  This news, if you believe it, is being shielded from the general […]

Humor

August 2014 – The Feng Shui Hoax

Posted on 29 July 2014

  About two weeks ago, I received an interesting email from a friend.  It indicated that something was to occur this August that happens only once every 823 years: the phenomena of having five Fridays, five Saturdays, and five Sundays in one month.  Allegedly based on the ancient Chinese art and science known as Feng […]

Veterans Corner

The Summer of 1945

Posted on 29 May 2016

  Summer is, for many, a period of relaxation and reminiscence on the times and events that have impacted our lives.  A time that had a profound impact on my life was the summer of 1945.  On January 18, 1945, I had been inducted into the U.S. Army at Indiantown Gap in Pennsylvania.   My […]

Lifestyles

4 Considerations Before Going With a Long Commute

Posted on 03 January 2014

Jobs in big cities often have attractive salaries and room for advancement.  What they often don’t have, however, is affordable housing.  Some people deal with the housing costs or live in houses with roommates.  Others choose to commute varying distances.  The U.S. Census reports that the average commute for workers is 25.5 minutes.  However, 8.1 […]

Home/Real Estate

3 Backyard Projects That Don’t Require Professional Help

Posted on 21 December 2013

Every home requires upkeep, and homeowners can save a good chunk of change by learning how to handle home maintenance tasks on their own.  But just as a little tool-related know-how can be helpful in keeping your house in shape, it’s also important to understand your own limits, and to hire professional help when necessary. […]

Free Online Games

Extreme Racing 2

Posted on 08 August 2012

This is a very good auto racing game.  Use the arrows to control your car.  Don’t forget to add your high scores as a comment at the bottom of the page.  Good luck!     See Our Complete Listing of Free Online Games    

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