Articles Posted in the " American History " Category

  • 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 […]


  • Lincoln’s Birthday in New Jersey? A Complicated Legacy

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We’re coming up on Presidents Day Weekend, Save Jerseyans, which, if we’re being honest, I’ve always thought was more than a little stupid as a concept. That’s neither here nor there. Not only do we gyp both Lincoln and Washington by forcing our two greatest presidents to […]


  • Dick Cheney is coming to New Jersey

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog On the same day that we learned Assemblyman Jay Webber is joining the Reagan Ranch Board of Governors of Young America’s Foundation, Save Jerseyans, a prestigious group that includes former Reagan Administration like former Attorney General Edwin Meese and Governor George Allen, we also learned that the headliner for this year’s […]


  • The ONE Leader America Could Use Right Now

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot The world seems in a state of upheaval. In fact, we can’t remember the last time things seems this chaotic. And America’s State Department seems clueless about what’s happening while the Obama Administration generally appears to be in full retreat. At a time when the world is looking to us […]


  • Historic Snow: Remembering Some of New Jersey’s Worst Winter Weather

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Milk! Bread! Eggs! Ahhhhhh! Hype is already building for this week’s alleged “historic” winter storm, Save Jerseyans, and if these snow total projections from the National Weather Service ultimately prove accurate, it could be one of the most disruptive in U.S. history: No one who saw the “Great White […]


  • The State of an Ingrate

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Last night, appropriately, President Barack Obama ended his second-to-last State of the Union address by celebrating “the country that gave him a chance.” I agree it’s what makes us great, Save Jerseyans! No doubt about it. There aren’t many countries on the planet where a guy with this President’s […]


  • Lesniak Gets Microaggressive with Joni Ernst

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog New Jersey State Senator Ray Lesniak, noted Clinton ally and pig protector, is 100% intolerant when it comes to intolerance, Save Jerseyans. I mean, he’s a member of something called the Coalition Against Hate and Bigotry, and no one raised a bigger stink when Don Imus put his foot […]


  • Lance, MacArthur Offer Prerebuttals of #SOTU

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog President Barack Obama will deliver his second-to-last (there’s a silver-lining!) State of the Union Address on Tuesday night, Save Jerseyans, and consistent with this reputation for stubborn ideological behavior and extreme partisan brinksmanship, the President will propose… tax hikes and “free” college. All at a time when […]


  • What a real State of the Union sounds like

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It’s been so long since we’ve heard one, Save Jerseyans… This is a contrast worth remembering (especially when you consider how the economy has only grown 12.9% under President Obama’s stewardship in the 21 months since the recession hit its lowest point whereas it grew 28.4% over the same time […]