Secret-ballot elections help. ensure fairness

Freedom New Mexico American presidents usually have a fairly brief honeymoon period during which they can get almost anything on their agenda enacted, after which a degree of healthy skepticism sets in and Congress starts to dig in its heels. As he demonstrated in Cairo last week, President Obama is still enjoying something of a […]

Residents skeptical about government bailout

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer The financial markets reflected a general feeling of unease and skepticism felt by many over the government’s proposed $700 billion bailout plan to buy bank’s mortgage debts. Worries that the rescue package would cost too much, drive up inflation, swell the already-bloated deficit and hurt the ailing economy also […]

Protesting mother one public face of war skepticism

Freedom Newspapers It is difficult by now to try dispassionately to assess the phenomenon of Cindy Sheehan, the grieving mother whose son was killed in Iraq and who has been staging a peace vigil outside the president’s home in Texas. But it’s worth an effort. There are two major reasons Sheehan has received so much […]