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True confessions – I got bailed out by Fed’s Ben Bernanke!

True confessions – I got bailed out by Fed’s Ben Bernanke!
BY PAM LOBLEY
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
NOW THAT'S FUNNY

Now that Wiki is leaking all over the place, and a new regulatory bill requires Wall Street to have increased transparency and disclosure about its dealings, all kinds of secrets are coming to light.

It turns out the Federal government was bailing out people left and right during 2008. We knew they were shoveling money into Wall Street, but we are just now finding out that they also lent lavishly to companies like GE and Harley-Davidson, not to mention numerous foreign banks.

Now, I must admit, they bailed me out, too.

 

Gift idea for beer lovers: New Jersey Beer Co. gets creative

Gift idea for beer lovers: New Jersey Beer Co. gets creative
BY JOHN HOLL
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

For the beer lover there is an endless supply of gift ideas that crop up around this time of year. Glassware, bottle openers, books, apparel and even beer itself are a...

Why I know Christmas is not a myth

Why I know Christmas is not a myth
BY GREGORY J. RUMMO
COMMENTARY

Let us assume that several billion years ago this universe came into existence during a "random blip of nothingness," — how cosmologists characterize the Big Bang — from a...

Popular ‘Spirit of the Jerseys State History Fair' resurrected by N.J. DEP and preservationists

Popular ‘Spirit of the Jerseys State History Fair' resurrected by N.J. DEP and preservationists

Event, which was not held in '09, is moving to Allaire State Park

After a one-year hiatus, the "Spirit of the Jerseys State History Fair" will return to life on May 7 but in a new location at Allaire S...

New Jersey Consumer Affairs director offers shoppers tips on rainchecks, gift cards and refunds

New Jersey Consumer Affairs director offers shoppers tips on rainchecks, gift cards and refundsJersey holiday shoppers, you've either got to respect them or you‘ve got to get out of the way.

The artful elbowing when four of them go for the last three copies of the new hot video game.

The fearless...

Gov. Paterson wants New Jersey to help pay for repairs to New York’s Tappan Zee Bridge

Gov. Paterson wants New Jersey to help pay for repairs to New York’s Tappan Zee Bridge
BY PAM LOBLEY
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
NOW THAT'S FUNNY

New York's Governor Paterson has put forth the idea that New Jersey could help pay for the much-needed repairs on the Tappan Zee Bridge. The job is ex...

Catholics defend Christmas with their own billboard

Catholics defend Christmas with their own billboard
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

This year's "war on Christmas" has moved to a bigger area: billboards. A Catholic organization in New York has responded to an atheist Christmas billboard message with...

Martha Stewart’s gardener to host a fittingly uncommon open house at Atlock Farm in Somerset

Martha Stewart’s gardener to host a fittingly uncommon open house at Atlock Farm in Somerset
BY PAT SUMMERS
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Next weekend's open house at Atlock Farm in Somerset is a must-go. How could it not be, coming from those wonderful folks who gave you (if you were smart or lucky) t...

Billboard at the Lincoln Tunnel celebrates atheism

Billboard at the Lincoln Tunnel celebrates atheism
BY PAM LOBLEY
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
NOW THAT'S FUNNY

Have you seen the new billboard at the Lincoln Tunnel? The American Atheists , a national atheist organization, have put up a sign that features a typi...

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