Weehawken Letters

What is a ‘Socialist’, anyway?

Dear Editor: My biggest pet-peeve in the world of politics is that a lot of political "Conservatives" constantly refer to Democrats, liberals, and progressives as being "Socialists" when they actually know very well that they...

Democrats are turning into Socialists

Dear Editor: The two proposed bills - For the People Act which changes voting and the Equity Act are two very disturbing bills. The Democrats who are pushing the For the People Act as well...

The International Baccalaureate Program at All Saints Episcopal Day School

Dear Editor: My son is a sixth-grader at All Saints Episcopal Day School in Hoboken, and I am writing to highlight the school's recent authorization as an International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme World School....

Want to help small businesses? Update Appliance Efficiency Standards

Dear Editor: My parents own a restaurant, so I understand the stresses of spending so much on monthly utility bills. I recently learned that restaurants like ours’ spend 3 to 5 percent of their total...

Support Alzheimer’s Funding

Dear Editor: Alzheimer’s disease is one of America’s most expensive diseases, costing more than heart disease and cancer. In 2021, caring for people with Alzheimer’s and other dimentias will cost the United States an estimated...

Our Appliances are Stealing our Energy

Dear Editor: Keeping the lights on isn’t cheap; and when you add up the energy costs of all my appliances I use when I’m working and studying from home, it’s a lot. Certainly there are...

Place A Cap On Personal Fortunes

Dear Editor: I am looking for a 2024 candidate for US President who will run on a "Robin Hood Agenda" that is similar to Huey Long's "Share The Wealth" agenda. Her platform would include a...

A Weed Pops Up in Hoboken

Dear Editor: Dear editor: Yes, it's winter, snow lies everywhere, but a new Weed has appeared and it will soon join the other Weeds on the table at our wonderful bookstore, Symposia. It is called "Roped...

New Jersey Needs a Convention of States

Dear Editor: Even the most liberal residents of New Jersey should have grave concerns with the stimulus payments currently under consideration. Why? Because of "red-state welfare." “Red-state welfare” is the phenomenon whereby Republican states---despite ostensibly being...

160 Years of Italian Unification

Dear Editor: On February 15, the United States pays tribute to George Washington, the first President of the United States and the commanding general of the Continental armies that secured independence from England. February is...
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