Articles Posted in the " Class Warfare " Category

  • Soaking the rich to cover pensions will drown retirees

    By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog Hazarding a guess, New Jersey’s U-Haul franchisees high-fived each other after reading Star-Ledger editorial page editor Tom Moran’s “Soak the Rich? Sure…” class-envy commentary since their one-way, out-of-state business is about to explode. No wonder more New Jersey residents flee the state than any other in […]

  • Singleton Wants More Recipients of Public Assistance on Juries

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Here’s a gem to help round out your week… From the same guy who brought you a “rape by fraud” bill, Save Jerseyans, here’s the bulk of the original statement for a bill recently repackaged as A-1440, formally A-3134, legislation reintroduced by Asm. Troy Singleton (D-Burlco) on Thursday: “This […]

  • Rich People Work Pretty Damn Hard, Too

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Here’s a little something to get the conversation going at your Labor Day barbecue, Save Jerseyans: Rich people work just as hard as non-rich people in this country.  Often, they’re the hardest-working among us. Sorry, I know, this is jarring information to many of you, but life […]

  • Christie Says Dems Waging ‘Class Warfare’

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog I thoroughly enjoyed attending my first Christie town hall in a long time on Wednesday, Save Jerseyans, though to be 100% honest with you, the pall of a budget battle palpably hung heavily over Governor Chris Christie’s 122nd such gathering hosted at an elementary school in suburban Haddon Heights. Pension protesters (see right) overwhelmingly supplanted those […]

  • Are You Dumb Enough to Trade $10 Billion for $560 Million?

    By Irwin M. Fletcher | The Save Jersey Blog Author’s Note: I’m not THAT dumb, Save Jerseyans. Why do we ALWAYS have the same argument over a millionaires tax? Scratch that, Save Jerseyans. Why do Democrats and newspaper editors, aka Harry & Lloyd, our friends from Dumb and Dumber, ALWAYS ignore the facts of this argument? I’m getting sick […]

  • Robin Hood Budgets Are Killing Us

    Trenton Mismanagement, Federal Obamanomics Sow Seeds of Fiscal Mayhem in New Jersey By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It’s already starting, Save Jerseyans. Shameless as ever, Trenton Democrats are trying to lay blame for an $807 million budget gap at the feet of our embattled Governor Chris Christie. And to be 100% fair, the Guv has […]

  • AFP-NJ Combats Minimum Logic

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog AFP-NJ supporters rallied outside of Trenton AFL-CIO headquarters on a beautiful spring Saturday, Save Jerseyans, and their message was simple: New Jersey’s minimum wage hike is holding everyone back. Big Labor’s membership included. Combating minimum logic isn’t easy but we give them mega kudos for trying! God knows it’s a […]

  • A Vacation From Inequality

    By Joe Sinagra | The Save Jersey Blog As millions are counting pennies and living on ramen noodles, Save Jerseyans in case you were wondering or didn’t know… First Lady Michelle Obama, her daughters, mother and an entourage of 70, are staying in a sumptuous 3,400-square-foot, $8,350-per-night suite presidential suite at a Beijing Westin hotel complete with a […]

  • Breaking Down Income Inequality

    By Tyler Seville | The Save Jersey Blog Let’s talk income inequality, Save Jerseyans. Income inequality has remained a prominent issue throughout campaign seasons over the past decade and it is going to come up again this season as well. While there is a lot of controversy as to whether or not income inequality exists, I would argue […]

  • Some Pigs Are More Equal Than Others

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Rhetoric: “But we know that people’s frustrations run deeper than these most recent political battles.  Their frustration is rooted in their own daily battles — to make ends meet, to pay for college, buy a home, save for retirement.  It’s rooted in the nagging sense that no matter how hard […]

  • The Real Hunger Games

    By Joe Sinagra | The Save Jersey Blog Let’s hope 2014 turns out better for the U.S.A. than 2013; an estimated 14.5 million American households had difficulty providing enough food for their families over the last year, Save Jerseyans. In seven million of those homes, at least one member of the family had to skip meals or eat […]