News Roundup & Open Thread for Monday (ugh), Nov. 30, 2009

Homeless children

  • How would you like to take the bus to school from a shelter?

    Hal Turner’s gone rogue

  • Right-wing blogger and shock jock Hal Turner – now charged with threatening the lives of federal judges – was trained, coddled and paid handsomely by the FBI for years. Code name: Valhalla.

    New Jersey’s Transparency Pest

  • Walter Luers shines sunlight into records and meetings your local governments that might not otherwise see the light of day.

    After War, Finding Peace and Calm in a Garden

  • Growing vegetables, and digging in the earth at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in East Orange. What it means to some scarred warriors to have a garden there.

    How Princeton University ivy covers the White House

  • The think tanks at Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs.

    Thou shalt not marry

  • Catholic bishops instructed their priests to read and distribute anti-marriage equality literature Sunday. In case you missed it, the Archdiocese of Newark website has all the poop.

    Heads-up emails on bombings and Afghani warlords

  • The strange story of how twin surgeons get info the state department doesn’t get, what they think of the war, and how Viagra is a key to their access.

    They want a Mexican Consulate in New Brunswick

  • A year ago, Mexican President Felipe Calderón promised Mexican-Americans a local consulate in the city, and now more than 1,000 people have signed a petition holding him to that promise.

    Local News

  • Essex County: County Executive Joe DiVincenzo, running for a 3rd term, has picked up some fresh Democratic detractors.
  • Bergen County: How the new homeless shelter operates.
  • Madison: One man, and a videocamera. Shooting Madison.  
  • Comments (2)

    1. Hopeful

      is really interesting.


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