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  • Fact Check: Democrat Machine smears Fiocchi (and insults the rest of us)

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Politics has always been an ugly business, Save Jerseyans, but the Democrat Machine’s General Majority PAC is taking things to a whole new level low this cycle by smearing Republican candidates in LD1 and LD2 without any regard for the truth whatsoever. Spin is one thing, right? For good or for […]

  • REPORT: LD38’s Cappola exits race

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The hits just keep on coming for NJ GOP’ers, Save Jerseyans. PolitickerNJ‘s JT Aregood reports that Cappola’s somewhat compulsory decision came about, allegedly, “after a book written by Cappola came to light, revealing inflammatory statements that could be interpreted as anti-semitic.” The shocking news represents a serious setback for Assembly Republicans […]

  • Lance fights for New Jersey’s victims of Iranian terrorism

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The House of Representatives acted affirmatively on H.R. 3457, the Justice for Victims of Iranian Terrorism Act, on Thursday, Save Jerseyans, a measure cosponsored by Rep. Leonard Lance (R, NJ-07) to prevent the President from removing Iranian sanctions until all judgments are paid to the victims of that state sponsor of terror for its acts […]

  • Christie pardons three more victims of New Jersey’s gun laws

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog On Wednesday, Save Jerseyans, Governor Chris Christie quietly continued his recent trend of acting directly to alleviate some of the more extreme cases of injustice engendered by New Jersey’s wacky gun laws even as those regulations continue to generate new victims on a regular basis. Pardons were issued to the […]

  • LD27 Democrats Jasey, McKeon No-Show at Livingston Debate

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog About 100 LD27 residents showed up to watch the League of Women Voters host an Assembly debate at the Livingston Community Center on Wednesday night, Save Jerseyans.  But incumbent Democrats Mila Jasey and John McKeon had other plans. Or so they told the LWV at the last minute […]

  • Are you remaining Obamaphiles ready to apologize yet?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The Russian Bear is on the move again, Save Jerseyans, but only the heroes who voted for President Obama back in 2012 are surprised. They voted for the “cool” guy who gave fun little snarky responses to hugely serious questions like during the now infamous exchange (see below) […]

  • POLL: Who is Monmouth’s best GOP mayor in the Two River region?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog After thousands of North Jersey readers participated in August’s “Best Bergen GOP Mayor” poll, Save Jerseyans, we thought it would be fun to take the temperature of another populous New Jersey county, a little further down the coast, boasting a strong, active Republican party. You and I know how […]

  • Living in a Land of Lies

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog LD1 Democrat Assembly candidate Bruce Land is getting a big boost from the General Majority PAC this week, Save Jerseyans, as the following radio spot is blasted out across New Jersey’s southernmost battleground legislative district: “Bruce Land…is standing up to fight the career politicians trying to raise taxes.“ Who […]

  • Ciattarelli intercedes for Hillsborough with AG over sports wagering controversy

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog New Jersey communities presently can’t stop an off-track wagering facility from setting up, Save Jerseyans, and one Assembly member thinks that’s wrong. Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli released a letter penned to the State Attorney General’s office on Tuesday urging a thorough review of a pending application to operate an off-track wagering […]

  • POLL: Is a gas tax hike okay in exchange for other cuts?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog That’s what Governor Chris Christie, fresh off of signing ATR’s no tax pledge, suggested North Jersey business leaders at a Monday gathering in Whippany. “I will consider any option that’s presented to me as long as those options include tax fairness for the people of New Jersey. […]

  • Christie’s 2012 Iowa super fans are back on board?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Updated 11:56 a.m. That’s the word which we first got from The Des Moines Register over the weekend, Save Jerseyans, relaying how “[s]ix of the seven Iowans who hopped into agribusiness millionaire Bruce Rastetter’s private jet last election cycle for a recruitment mission to the governor’s mansion in New Jersey […]