Articles Posted in the " new jersey " Category

  • All lives matter. So do headlines.

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog When we talk about media “bias,” Save Jerseyans, we’re not necessarily referring to something conscious. Biases are built up over a lifetime of exposure to external stimuli and fortified by willful blindness. There has always been “bias” in the American media, ever since the Federalist and Antifederalist […]

  • OPINION: New Jersey, the political condom state

    By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog Because Gov. Chris Christie favors casinos in North Jersey, we should brace ourselves against the inevitable caterwauling from those in Atlantic City and parts south about how that will hurt the struggling gaming industry there. Competition will kill AC, goes the standard refrain, so protect us, […]

  • Christie abandons Common Core: “it’s simply not working”

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog No more than mere weeks away from an anticipated presidential campaign launch, Governor Chris Christie’s long retreat from Common Core just reached the next level Thursday afternoon during remarks on New Jersey academic standards at the Burlington County College’s Geraldine Clinton Little Theatre in Pemberton. “It’s now been five years since Common Core […]

  • 2015 N.J. Assembly Race Ratings: Volume I

    By Matthew Gilson | The Save Jersey Blog With the legislative elections fast approaching and Primary Day right around the corner, Save Jerseyans, I thought it would be interesting to take a look at just where we stand in our battle to reclaim the Assembly. It is going to an uphill battle, something I am sure […]

  • Christie files direct appointments

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Direct appointments aren’t subject to the advice and consent of the state senate, Save Jerseyans: GOVERNOR’S COUNCIL FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH AND TREATMENT OF AUTISM Public Member Appoint Thomas V. Macchiaverna (Toms River, Ocean) Public Member – Individual or Family Member with Autism Appoint Elizabeth K. Bell (Pennington, […]

  • Christie wants an apology! And takes aim at Hillary to make his point.

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie visited CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Thursday and, while his job performance remained topic #1, Save Jerseyans, he didn’t hold back in offering his assessment of the media’s work product particularly where he’s concerned. “Has there been coverage of the email situation with the secretary, absolutely. But […]

  • Bonnie Watson Coleman needs to get her own house in order

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Here’s a real beauty for you, Save Jerseyans: “Gun violence has had a tragic impact on our communities,” Bonnie Watson Coleman, the freshman congresswoman from New Jersey’s 12th district, told supporters this week in an email blast. “All over our country, we’ve seen horrifying mass shootings take place and […]

  • Fill ‘er up? Or just full of it?

    By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog About the only reasons I’ve heard for retaining mandatory full-service gas stations in New Jersey is that women don’t want to risk having their hair or fingernails mussed up while filling up the tank. A typical Jersey attitude, which makes it typically dopey. The current clamor […]

  • Kean: Obama “sets back” Camden students

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The New Jersey Republican establishment was relatively silent during yesterday’s Obama visit to Camden, Save Jersey, partly due to the constraints of him having come to celebrate a Republican Governor’s policing initiative. There was one exception.  “President Obama is missing a giant piece of the puzzle to fully […]