Articles Posted in the " Republican " Category

  • Five Good Things About The Trump Boomlet

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot Nothing seems to be able to stop Donald Trump’s fledgling presidential campaign this summer. Nothing! And, we’ve got to admit — it’s sort of fun to watch. Here are five good things about the sudden Trump surge: 1) Trump is raising important issues that candidates in both parties have not […]

  • Super PAC interference begins with lies in Districts 1 and 2

    By Irwin M. Fletcher | The Save Jersey Blog Save Jerseyans: you may recall that in 2013, the Fund for Jobs, Growth and Security, a Super PAC aimed at electing Democrats to Trenton, spent $2.6 million in Districts 1 and 2. Guess what? They’re back. This Super PAC has learned from its 2013 experiment and evolved […]

  • Passaic GOP executive committee backs Murphy with 16-4 vote

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog UPDATE: A vote of the full committee is still required, Save Jerseyans, but Tuesday evening’s resounding 16-4 vote to remove any technical barrier to former Passaic GOP Chairman Peter Murphy of Totowa rejoining the county committee makes it clear enough who’s in charge of the party in this North Jersey […]

  • Once prosecuted by Christie, Passaic GOP power broker poised for comeback

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Former Passaic GOP chairman Peter Murphy of Totowa ultimately plead guilty to mail fraud back in 2003 after a lengthy prosecution and conviction (the original result of which the 3rd Circuit set aside and remanded for a new trial), Save Jerseyans, but if the Passaic County Regular Republican Organization’s executive board […]

  • Star-Ledger Ed Board does McCarthyism better than McCarthy

    By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog The Star-Ledger hit a new low of innuendo and guilt-by-association smear tactics in editorially trying to link racists to the Republican Party. You get an A+ in McCarthyism and dirty tricks, but an F in integrity and respect for any point of view other than your own. […]

  • Reagan still matters

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot It’s been 26 years since Ronald Reagan left office. Yet, Reagan and his presidency still loom large. Reagan’s is the quintessential American story: Born in a small midwest town, he faced hardships early in life, struggled, held true to his values and became a spectacular success. Inspired by his father’s […]

  • Walker wins Northeast GOP straw poll

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The three-day Northeast Leadership Conference is underway in Philadelphia, Save Jerseyans, one which will be relatively well-attended by Republican leaders and national candidate from inside the Northeast and beyond.  This year’s straw poll winner, however, is not a Northeasterner (although he was the keynote, for whatever that’s worth): […]

  • LD27 Assembly: Q Rim rising?

    By Charles Barr | The Save Jersey Blog It was an early April morning when I really felt inspired to get a more active base of politically interested college students together at Montclair State University. I knew of another student at the time who was aiming to do the same thing, Save Jerseyans, and now […]

  • Marlboro Republican Council Candidate Resigns

    By Art Gallagher | Frank DeBlasi, the top vote getter in the Republican primary in Marlboro eariler this month, has withdrawn as a candidate, according to a statement by Selika Josiah Gore, the Chair of the Township’s Republican Committee. Gore said that DeBlasi withdrew because of unforeseen personal circumstances. “Frank was a great candidate […]

  • 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 […]