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The Contrarian: Jersey Trendsetters

New Jersey has never been a state to look to the rest of the country for incentive. Since becoming the very first state of the Union to ratify the United States Bill of Rights in 1789, the Garden State has had ...
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Reality Check: Titans Out

The story this week should be the overthrow of one of the world’s most celebrated tyrants. It’s not. That kind of thing—Axis of Evil, Matters of National Security or Taking the Fight to the Enemy—is so 2003. We...
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The Freak Show: The GOP Mess

The Republican campaign season is getting into full swing, and the results of the Iowa “Straw Poll” yielded a predictable winner, Michele Bachmann. The Iowa result is not binding, and doesn’t officially count f...

The Freak Show: Kill The Toll Hikes!

Governor Christie has characterized himself as a thrifty, reasonable watch guard of government spending, and thus far has done a pretty good job of trying to keep spending down. He’s had to fight to get the...
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Deleted Scenes: How Will It End

By the time this issue goes to press tomorrow (Monday, 08/22) afternoon, in all likelihood Moammar Gadhafi’s regime in Libya will have fallen to rebel fighters. As I sit here and type this, I’ve got all the ext...
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Reality Check: We Suck

Apparently Waaaahhhh! The stock market is crashing! My house is worthless! The Middle East is a tinderbox! Too much government! Too little government! Get me a job! Protect my kids! Save the poor! Fuck...
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