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  • STANDOFF: Menendez issues statement torching Obama’s Iran capitulation

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Barack Obama might’ve picked a fight with the wrong guy, Save Jerseyans, based on this release from Bob Menendez (D-Dominican Republic, Ecuador) issued shortly after news reports of a total and complete capitulation to the Iranian government’s nuke talk demands went public: If today’s news report from Lausanne is […]



  • LoBiondo casts sole N.J. GOP “No” vote on House Budget

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog If there’s ever a sole dissent vote on the GOP side of the aisle from New Jersey, Save Jerseyans, it’s usually Scott Garrett.  Not on Wednesday. Do you recognize a name from this list of 17 Republicans, an eclectic mix of conservatives and not-so-conservatives? 1. Justin Amash […]


  • Court stops Rumana and Russo from running on party line (for now)

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Have you been following this one, Save Jerseyans? I suspect not unless you’re a party insider or a Passaic/Bergen area politico. The gist: two veteran incumbent Republican legislators aren’t officially endorsed by the Passiac GOP as of this writing despite a vote by county committee to do […]


  • Garrett, Lance stand behind GOP’s historic balanced budget plan

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog $5 trillion cuts over the next decade, coupled with an end to ObamaCare AND major changes to Medicare and the U.S. tax code, would lead to a balanced budget and long-elusive fiscal responsibility in Washington, D.C., for the American people, Save Jerseyans. At least that’s the plan endorsed by […]


  • Pre-indictment, is Menendez planning final FU to BO?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Department of Justice criminal charges against Sen. Bob Menendez (D-Dominican Republic, Ecuador) could come ANY day now, Save Jerseyans, if media sources are to be believed. Is he preparing a final gesture of defiance before the plunge? “I’ll decide that when she gets to the floor,” Menendez told […]


  • McCullough and Finnerty launch EHT reelection campaign

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog 43,000+ strong Egg Harbor Township is always important in regional and statewide contests, Save Jerseyans, as the state’s 44th largest municipality and #1 in battleground Atlantic County, but perhaps this year more than ever before. Today’s action supplied plenty of evidence. 19-year Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough and […]



  • The Under-Discussed Democrat Empty Bench Crisis

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog At least until the email fiasco, Save Jerseyans, almost everyone talked about Hillary Clinton as inevitable in 2016. In the clear light of day, one can’t help but wonder if that attitude had more to do with the Democrats’ bench problems than Hilldawg’s actual virtues? Look back […]



  • Eric Scott’s Corvette is as beautiful as it as inconsequential

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog In case you missed it, Save Jerseyans, the media is snarking hard after Chris Christie helped NJ 101.5’s Eric Scott, host of the monthly ‘Ask the Governor’ radio show, land a free corvette. This is the NON-STORY to end all non-stories, folks.  Background: it all started back in February […]



  • Is Ted Cruz on your short list?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Would I consider voting for Ted Cruz, Save Jerseyans? You bet. At this stage in GOP history, we can’t rule out anyone willing to fight. They’re rare as you’re ALL too well aware. Yet despite having a strong, vocal following outside of his home base of Texas, […]