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  • Obama, Familial Nationhood And Patriotism

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot It’s no accident that George Washington was called “the father of our country.” From the very beginning, American presidents have been somewhat patriarchal — not in the sense of a monarch, of course but more like a strong, caring, reliable dad who sees the best in us, inspires us, rallies […]

  • Are You A Liberal? Here’s How To Tell…

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot Here’s a quick test that will tell if you (or someone you know) may be a liberal: If you favor added funds for public education and oppose school choice but actually send your own kids to private school, then you may be a liberal. If you embrace class warfare and […]

  • Dem 2016 Philly Confab Won’t Match GOP Legacy

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot There’s much talk that the 2016 Democrat National Convention will be held in Philadelphia. Personally, I think Philly has the inside track. But, when it comes to holding conventions in Philadelphia, the Dems will have to go a long way to catch up with the GOP because Philly and the […]

  • Governor Christie Clarifies Position On Vaccinations

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot Below are Governor Christie’s full remarks when asked about the issue of vaccinations and the concerns over the recent outbreak of measles. To be clear: The Governor believes vaccines are an important public health protection and with a disease like measles there is no question kids should be vaccinated. At […]

  • Hollywood’s Race Problem? Here’s The Solution . . .

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot The controversy over the movie Selma and its failure to garner a significant number of Oscar nominations continues. There weren’t any Oscar nominations for director Ava DuVernay or lead actor David Oyelow. And, all of this year’s nominees for best actor and best supporting actor are white. To be sure, […]

  • The ONE Leader America Could Use Right Now

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot The world seems in a state of upheaval. In fact, we can’t remember the last time things seems this chaotic. And America’s State Department seems clueless about what’s happening while the Obama Administration generally appears to be in full retreat. At a time when the world is looking to us […]

  • Christie’s Game Plan: Here’s What We Think

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot People keep asking us: What is Governor Chris Christie’s game plan vis-a-vis 2016? Well, we have been, we are and we will continue to be huge Christie fans. That’s obvious. But we’re not privy to any inside information because Team Christie always plays its cards very close to the vest. […]

  • NJ Gas Tax Hike? Five Reasons To Say ‘NO!’

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot In New Jersey, one of the most heavily-taxed states in the nation, the hue and cry is on for a gas tax hike. The state says the extra money is needed for New Jersey’s Transportation Fund so that we can maintain roads and bridges. Behind close doors, legislative maneuvers are […]

  • ‘Sniper’ And ‘Game’ – War From Inside And Outside

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot As a general rule, I try to avoid war films. I avoid them not just because I don’t like war but also because it’s so difficult to do an honest war film. War is too big, too monstrous, too overwhelming to capture on film. Also, any film that depicts combat […]

  • Here’s How Chris Christie Will Go National

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is laying the groundwork for a national campaign. He’s hired a top-notch, national fund raiser to fill his campaign war chest. He’s probably getting ready to launch a national PAC or presidential exploratory committee. He’s practically daring federal prosecutors to wind up their seemingly endless […]

  • How The Titans May Rock The GOP Landscape

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot Let’s talk about the Republican presidential race, shall we? After all, there’s very little point in talking about the Democrat race. That’s pretty much all Hillary Clinton all the time. Zzzzzz . . . . So, onto the Republicans where the race is so much more interesting and so much […]

  • You Can STOP The NJ Gas Tax Hike NOW!

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot You may have noticed that price of gas at the pump is very low right now. Not as low as it was when George W. Bush was in office, but still very low. And maybe you’re thinking that’s great news for you. Well, yes — in a way it is. […]

  • 10 Reasons Why New Years Day Is A Stupid Holiday

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot I’ve always pretty much hated New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. But for a long time I couldn’t figure out why. Now, I finally get it: They’re downright innocuous. Here then, in no particular order are the Ten Big Reason why the New Year’s “holiday” is dumb, dumb, dumb: […]