The Freak Show: It’s Time To Dump Democrats And Republicans

The new Senate Majority Leader, Kentucky Republican, Mitch McConnell, was remarkably honest recently in his goals for the upcoming two years. He stated that, “The single most important thing we want to achieve is for President Obama to be a one-term president.” That sentiment, in itself, embodies what’s wrong with …

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Local Noise: The Nico Blues

The Nico Blues aren’t a blues band, and there‘s no one named Nico in the group. What they are, however, is a very unique, fast-rising band that aims to make The Nico Blues a household name.

“The band name comes from the lead singer of Blind Melon,“ explained Eric Goldberg, …

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The Freak Show: Our Health Care Disgrace

Representative Pete Stark (D-Calif.), chairman of the House Ways And Means Health Subcommittee, recently sent a letter to the top ten health insurance companies demanding they pass their excessive profits on to their customers by lowering premiums. Stark pointed to a report that the $9.3 billion in profits for the …

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Local Noise: DareDevil Squadron

“We’re five guys who play together like our lives depend on it,“ said Angus Clark, aka Rogue, about the vision for the blistering new band DareDevil Squadron. “And we depend on each other. An aerial combat squadron has to fly within inches of each other, yet never touch. It takes …

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Local Noise: The Headlocks

It’s feel good music. And it’s thoughtful at the same time.” So said Rob Carey, singer/guitarist of The Headlocks, regarding their unique brand of Americana. “It’s the kind of music that appeals to just about everyone. We play all ages shows. We play shows down in our local scene …

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The Freak Show: Democrats, Republicans And Tax Cuts For All

As of this writing, it appears the Democrats and the Republicans have reached what they are calling a “compromise” solution on the thorny issue of extending the tax cuts that were originally initiated back in 2001 and 2003 under President Bush. It’s funny, these politicians… they think giving everybody pretty …

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Local Noise: Ominous

If you’re a fan of the heaviest of heavy in the rock and metal world, and you listen to Seton Hall’s WSOU, which has become one of the leading radio purveyors of the genre in the country, you will likely be familiar with Jersey death metal band Ominous. Their song …

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Local Noise: Michael Strollo

“There haven’t been many places I haven’t played in the last ten years, both with and without my band,” says Michael Strollo, who has recently released a solo CD, about his time performing on his own and with the critically acclaimed band, Exit 105. “Basically wherever would take me. I’ve …

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The Freak Show: Can Our Divided Government Live Up To Its History

The recent mid-term elections brought about what many are calling a “divided government,” since the Democrats, although still in the majority in the Senate, are now in the minority in the House of Representatives. And in the Senate, they no longer have the votes to control the agenda and override …

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Local Noise: Pat DiNizio

“Because that’s what I do. I play, and I write songs,” explains Pat DiNizio, visionary and renaissance man of the Smithereens, about his upcoming weekly residence at The Crossroads in Garwood. “I like the idea of having a weekly gig. It keeps me sharp. And it provides some respite for …

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