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If you don’t see us by the Richard Somers Statue at 803 Shore Road, please look for us at  Somers Point City Hall across street at NJ Ave. and Shore Road. Plenty of free parking in back. Either way, ceremony at 1pm tomorrow, Saturday, Sept. 13. Regardless of weather, fundraising buffet at Gregory’s Restaurant/Bar, 900 […]

*(What is “political correctness”?   Where did it come from?   Why is it dangerous?    This 28 minute video explains it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjaBpVzOohs.) On September 4, 1804, Somers Point native Richard Somers and the crew of his ship Intrepid were killed in Tripoli during America’s first war against Islamic terror. This Saturday, September 13, at 1pm, […]

(Reprint of column published by Press of Atlantic City on 9/1/2013 at:  http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/opinion/commentary/seth-grossman-the-story-of-an-american-hero-in-our/article_5280bd0c-6a37-5f81-98d9-6da89d09b790.html?mode=jqm Richard Somers was born in 1778, the year George Washington chased the British out of Philadelphia during the American Revolution. Like most Americans back then, he finished school at age 16, with better knowledge of reading, writing, math, and science than most […]

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In both its “Understanding your School Budget and Taxes” information sheet and presentation at tonight’s meeting, school administrators explained how Gov. Christie shortchanged Galloway out of $4.1 million (15 cents on tax rate) of its share of  “Property Tax Relief Fund”  created by NJ State Income Tax.  State also forced Galloway to pay for such expensive new […]

Chicago gangster Al Capone and his wife went to Miami, Florida for a long vacation during the winter of 1928-1929.  While he was away, his top lieutenants ambushed and gunned down his main rivals–the Bugs Moran gang–in what became known as the Valentine’s Day massacre.   Capone’s extended vacation was part of his plan to avoid […]

Press of Atlantic City, now owned by Obama’s “progressive” billionaire Warren Buffet, finally reported 82 people killed on Route 47 between Millville and Wildwood during past 25 years–not counting Rt 347 shortcut. Press doesn’t mention obvious solution–finish Route 55, a modern 4-lane divided highway to by-pass death-traps. But Sierra Club and “progressive” environmentalists would rather […]

How will it all end?

July 20, 2014

Rick Ackerman, a well-known Colorado financial analyst who graduated Atlantic City High School in 1967 was back in Margate last night for a special class reunion at the Log Cabin.  He talked about some of  his views posted at www.rickackerman.com.   We are not financial experts, give no opinion, and make no endorsement on any of his financial advice […]

We locals know the idea is ridiculous.  Cruise ships are too big, our Inlet is too small, and the ocean around us is too rough, shallow, unpredictable and dangerous. But most locals also knew the Revel Casino, the rodeo,  the baseball stadium, the  hundred million dollar Boardwalk Hall were ridiculous. In the real world of […]

When Democratic Senate President Sweeney demands a new tax on “millionaires” to bail out NJ pension funds, he never says that that thousands of retired government employees are millionaires themselves–especially part-time politicians and other insiders who “juiced” their pensions just before they retired–like Senator Codey’s brother.   Many are younger than age 55.   Many still work […]