Articles Posted in the " American History " Category

  • “They are the gracious gifts of the Most High God”

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Happy Thanksgiving, Save Jerseyans. The first truly national Thanksgiving as we know it today (various governors and presidents including Washington had issues such declarations going back to the 1600s) emerged during a time in America’s history that was even more difficult and uncertain than our own.  It’s basic U.S. history but […]

  • 9 Things to Remember in the Midst of Social Media Insanity

    By Holly Schepisi | The Save Jersey Blog I have thought long and hard prior to posting this. As a Republican Assemblywoman from New Jersey but more so as a rationale compassionate human being, I am stunned by the level of insanity put forth lately by the media, politicians from both parties as well as […]

  • You can’t compare refugees

    By Ian Linker | The Save Jersey Blog I am appalled by those of you who are comparing the arguments against admitting Syrian refugees into the U.S. today to the arguments against admitting Central European Jewish refugees into the U.S. who were fleeing the Nazis during the late 1930s. Other than that both groups are […]

  • Trump lies about “thousands” cheering 9/11 in New Jersey

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Does lying about a problem to score political points serve the solution, Save Jerseyans? On Saturday, the Donald held a campaign rally in Birmingham, Alabama, and during one of his patented rambling rants, he made an extraordinary claims about 9/11 and… the State of New Jersey. “I watched when […]

  • MacArthurs celebrate wedding anniversary at People’s Pantry

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Thanksgiving week is officially underway, Save Jerseyans, and while football, turkey, and shopping will soon occupy everyone’s minds, many of you will remember that it’s our first duty – forever and always – to serve those who can’t take those things for granted. Our friend Congressman Tom MacArthur (R, […]

  • Righting the Wrongs on Our College Campuses

    By Martin Marks | The Save Jersey Blog I can’t tell you how pleased and relieved I am that this millennial generation has risen up on college campuses to address our racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, and all sorts of other –ist and –phobic past. Woodrow Wilson is now being taken to task for his alleged […]

  • The Really Scary Part About Halloween

    By Dan Cirucci | via Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot Yes, it’s REALLY scary! Pretty soon those pop-up Halloween costume stores will close and we couldn’t be happier. We’ll also be glad that we won’t have to witness the sight of idiotic grownups dressed for Halloween in ridiculous costumes. Grownups have helped to ruin Halloween. Did you dress in […]

  • N.J. principal renews frighteningly un-American ban on Halloween

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Halloween brings out the ghouls and goblins among us, Save Jerseyans, including those lurking a little too close to our children for comfort. Consider the case of a Maplewood, New Jersey principal who, according to the Maplewood Patch, is once again trying to ban Halloween, his second attempt […]

  • Why Columbus Matters

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot The current fascination with multi-culturalism makes Columbus and his holiday more necessary than ever before in our history. Columbus matters because after him came millions of other Europeans who brought their art, music, science, medicine, philosophy and religious principles to America. Columbus matters because Greek democracy, Roman law, Judeo-Christian ethics […]

  • Columbus Day: Celebrate our history for what it is, warts and all!

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It’s Columbus Day again, Save Jerseyans, but despite the fact that over 17 million Americans claim Italian ancestry, this bank holiday is quickly turning into little more than that. ‘Indigenous Peoples Day’ is gaining popularity in U.S. cities. Because indigenous peoples are moving into gentrified neighborhoods? Nope. […]