Articles Posted in the " Cultural Issues " Category

  • I am offended by a flag

    By Joe Schilp | Joe’s Blog I attended a concert a few years back and was offended by the presence – on stage, no less – of a flag that represents rape, plunder and murder.  The flag was shown on the video screens and on the stage.  The band was selling tee shirts with the offensive […]

  • As the Confederate flag goes, so goes racist Democrat Woodrow Wilson

    By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog Removing the Confederate battle flag from official state buildings, state flags and license plates after the Charleston massacre is appropriate, and I endorse the policy. But if the crusade against all things Confederate and its legacy, including demands by our Legislature “to omit any reference to […]

  • 42 years after Supreme Court ruling, abortion still an issue

    By Bill Winkler | The Save Jersey Blog There have been calls for closure in the aftermath of last week’s Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage. Some media outlets have even taken the rather extraordinary step of claiming that the issue is now “settled” and that they will no longer be printing any letters or […]

  • It’s time to uproot the flag

    By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog It’s time for the Confederate battle flag to come down. After the Charleston massacre, and especially after the grace, humility, forgiveness and love shown by the grief-stricken people of Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church and as a gesture of reconciliation – call it a unilateral act […]

  • What happens when the President uses the “N” word?

    By Tommy De Seno | via Ricochet “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet…” — Juliet of the House of Capulet I’ve written columns for many outlets over the past 15 years, and one practice I’ve always maintained is to spell out the whole “N” word when it is being used in an historical context, […]

  • The designer birth certificate majority

    By Bill Winkler | The Save Jersey Blog “Property taxes are high on my radar and trying to see what the answer to that is. I don’t know the answer on it yet, but we’re trying to whittle away at all of the other things that we need to get off of our plate so […]

  • Why this? And why now?

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot Well, here we go again. Some of our non-Catholic friends (and even more than a few of our Catholic friends) have been asking us: “Isn’t the Pope infallible when he speaks via an encyclical and doesn’t his encyclical on climate change (or what used to be called global warming) carry […]

  • Let’s focus on the quality, not quantity, of voters

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The Democratic legislative leadership is pushing new election “reforms” to boost the Garden State’s election day turnout, Save Jerseyans… and their own margins. Think about it: there’s only one reason to push opt-out registration at the MVC (!) when you go to get a driver’s license (which you need […]

  • Bridging the gap of relevance in tough communities

    By Cody McLaughlin | The Save Jersey Blog It’s no secret among my friends and family, Save Jerseyans, that I grew up in a tough area. I don’t regret it, and I’m certainly not ashamed of it. Growing up surrounded by tough situations can teach you a lot about life, liberty, and the pursuit of […]

  • OPINION: Tattoos and Summer DO NOT Mix!

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot Do you tattoo? If so, why? Are you trying to make a statement? Is it part of an emotional commitment? Or did you just decide to get tattooed on a whim or a dare? Whatever the reason, I don’t get it. Still, it’s obvious to me that others are onto […]

  • Are Trenton Democrats trying to kill youth sports in New Jersey?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog While the pension crisis roils and taxes remain at highest-in-the-nation levels, Save Jerseyans, our legislators are still out there passing solutions in search of a problem. The latest? On Thursday, the Assembly Democrats powered a new unfunded mandate – A3500 – through the lower chamber by a 41-19-14 vote. Unfunded […]