Articles Posted in the " American History " Category

  • Iraq: It was right then, and it’s still right today

    By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog Media hindsight is always 20-20, especially when they go after Republicans running for president on whether they would have gone into Iraq. My question is, if these guys are so smart with their told-you-so predictions and knew-it-all-along insights, why haven’t they made themselves enormous fortunes playing […]


  • Christie “wouldn’t have gone to war” in Iraq

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog George W. Bush may’ve made him a U.S. Attorney, Save Jerseyans, but in his never-ending quest to create sunlight between himself and the former president’s brother in the midst of a donor war, Chris Christie drew a line in the sand on CNN Tuesday night hours after […]


  • Tom Brady and Richard Nixon: Gates of a Feather

    By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog It’s appropriate that the kerfuffle over Tom Brady’s flabby balls had the sobriquet “gate” appended to it since it shares a striking resemblance to the original, if you will, “gatescapade” that ultimately cost Richard Nixon the White House and a strong legacy in American History. Deflategate […]


  • War is hell, and today’s hell features drones

    By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog In a rare display of presidential leadership, President Obama last week accepted responsibility for the deaths of two hostages, one and American and the other an Italian, that resulted from a drone strike in Pakistan last January. The hostages, Warren Weinstein, 73, an aid worker from […]


  • There are riots, and then there are RIOTS… (Part II)

    By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog Washington, D.C., April 30 – Five months ago after the disturbances in Ferguson, Mo. and New York City following the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, Save Jerseyans, I wrote a piece to put those events into context. That piece is just as applicable in the […]


  • Stockton survey finds New Jerseyans are dangerously ignorant

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog These brand new results from a Stockton University survey – Understanding the United States Constitution and the Supreme Court: A Survey of New Jerseyans – may not shock you, Save Jerseyans, but they’re guaranteed to depress the heck out of you on the historic 150th Anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination (who we […]


  • At 100, Sinatra Remains Compelling, Legendary

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot Have you seen the four-hour HBO documentary Sinatra: All Or Nothing At All? We’ve finished viewing the first two hours and from what we’ve seen so far we can tell you that it’s very thorough, fair and, as far as well can tell, accurate: The story is told as much […]


  • Happy Easter from Save Jersey

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Jesus Christ is risen today, Save Jerseyans. Hallelujah! Amen. For a uniquely New Jersey touch, here’s a particularly beautiful rendition of a celebratory hymn – one of my favorites – as performed by the Shrewsbury, New Jersey Presbyterian Church Bell Choir and Choir (circa 2012):


  • If history is any guide, Menendez will be around for awhile

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The Wall Street Journal reports that charges against U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-Dominican Republic/Ecuador) could come as early as this week, Save Jerseyans. Just don’t expect much to happen (at least right away) assuming an indictment is handed down. Menendez isn’t the type to surrender until the bitter […]


  • St. Patrick’s Day History, Lore and Trivia

    By Joe Sinagra | The Save Jersey Blog St. Patrick’s birthplace, Save Jerseyans, was said to be in either Scotland or Roman England. His birth name was Maewyn Succat. Though Patricius was his Romanicized name, he was later known as Patrick. The son of a Roman-British army officer, he ended up in Ireland because he […]



  • Let’s End This Clock-Changing Madness For Good!

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot Congress has been playing around with daylight savings time as long as we can remember. So we’re “springing ahead’ tonight and we’re doing it earlier than we did quite a few years ago. That’s why you must turn your clock forward one hour before before bedtime tonight. And this is why you […]


  • Selma Won’t Win an Oscar Because of Democrat Distortions

    By Tommy De Seno | Reposted from Ricochet God cannot alter the past, though historians can.”  – Samuel Butler The movie Selma is about Dr. Martin Luther King’s march from Selma to Montgomery to help the Voting Rights Act get passed. It’s a good movie, but there is one major historical inaccuracy and one major historical omission. The […]