Articles Posted in the " American History " Category

  • Obama’s historically awful foreign policy hits rock bottom

    By Ian Linker | The Save Jersey Blog Obama’s foreign policy is approaching total failure. Let’s look at the record: Withdrawing U.S. troops from Iraq? Please. Look what that region has become. It’s worse than ever. ISIS is what it is today because we withdrew our troops prematurely and because the U.S. President failed to […]

  • How Reagan transcended his celebrity

    By Dan Cirucci | @ Dan Cirucci’s Blog Sometimes we’ve talked about “the dangers of electing a celebrity President.” So, the question has arisen: “Wasn’t Reagan a celebrity?” As we’re writing this we’re looking at a shelf full of books about Reagan (at least a dozen of them) all of which we’ve have read. Ronald […]

  • REPORT: Boehner to resign at the end of October

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog That’s what The New York Times is reporting, Save Jerseyans… Developing… “Speaker Boehner believes that the first job of any Speaker is to protect this institution and, as we saw yesterday with the Holy Father, it is the one thing that unites and inspires us all,” a Boehner aide […]

  • White House seizes on Pope’s pollution pull quote to push agenda

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Pope Francis is celebrating mass at the basilica adjacent to my alma mater this afternoon, Save Jerseyans, but this morning he stopped by the White House and while he made a brief, non-specific reference to the importance of religious liberty, the Roman Catholic Church’s Supreme Pontiff reserved […]

  • Happy Constitution Day!

    By Rich Pezzullo | The Save Jersey Blog Constitution Day was created by Congress in 2004 to require that all schools which receive federal funding offer some type of “educational program” on the U.S. Constitution. Sept. 17 was chosen because it was the last session of the 1787 Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, during which the […]

  • Think the Trump Phenom is Unique? Think Again.

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot Imagine this scenario: The Republican Party has lost two presidential elections in a row. The establishment leaders of the party are on the ropes. Among many potential GOP presidential candidates, none has ignited many sparks and none appears capable of assembling a majority. The party seems rudderless. On the other […]

  • Honor Their Memory: Face the Horrific Truth

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot If you’re about 18 years old or older you probably remember where you were and what you were doing on September 11, 2001. First, it’s fair to say that the eerie nature of the date itself (9-11) didn’t occur to most of us until after the fact. I was sitting […]

  • From Building #5 to Marlboro Township: Dwyer recalls how 9/11 “changed my life”

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Younger readers may not remember, Save Jerseyans, but 5 World Trade Center (a.k.a. “Building 5” or “WTC 5”) was a nine-story building on the east side of the former North Tower of the World Trade Center (WTC 1). Approximately two dozen tenants including Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse First Boston, and government agencies occupied the modest-sized 9-story […]

  • Never Forget: New Jersey’s 746 September 11th Victims

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Some events put everything else in perspective, Save Jerseyans. 14-years ago today, our Garden State lost 746 residents when terrorists attacked the U.S. homeland.  It’s both fashionable and appropriate to say “we can’t forget” but, as the impending Iran capitulation makes painfully clear, far too many Americans already have forgotten. […]

  • Hunting for Unicorns with Milly Silva

    By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog Union boss Milly Silva’s self-serving, anti-business and anti-economic growth Asbury Park Press op-ed was par for the Labor Day course, Save Jerseyans. Expecting a serious discussion of employee-relations issues from a labor leader is like hunting for unicorns.  Ms. Silva is out to lunch in her […]

  • Labor Day: A Record Of Failure!

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot I’ve always loved parades. And I’ve attended many of them in my time. But one parade above all others stands out in my memory. I was just a kid at the time but I’ll never forget the big parade in my hometown to celebrate jobs. Sponsored by organized labor, the […]