Articles Posted in the " Speech " Category

  • In Defense of Anonymous Speech

    By Bill Winkler | The Save Jersey Blog Last week, New Jersey Spotlight published an opinion piece by former Republican gubernatorial and United States Senate candidate Doug Forrester. In it, Mr. Forrester attempts to conflate the surprisingly popular candidacy of Donald Trump with anonymous speech on the Internet. There is something to this, but it was […]

  • Glad it’s Monday because I’m flat Poped-out

    By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog Watching his address to the House and Senate was excruciating. It took him an hour to give a 10-minute speech. Fingernails meet chalkboard. Those of us who live in his blast zone have been bombarded by coverage of his visit and his speeches, including his rebukes […]

  • LIVE: Pope Francis addresses Congress

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Chris Christie is there, as are our New Jersey members of Congress including Bob Menendez (tasked with helping escort the Supreme Pontiff into the House chamber)… What will Pope Francis say? Watch: ________

  • Christie will attend papal joint session of Congress

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog When Pope Francis addresses a Joint Session of Congress on Thursday at 10:00 a.m., Save Jersey, New Jersey’s Governor Chris Christie will be in attendance as a guest of Rep. Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-03). The speech is expected to make at least a few headlines given that the […]

  • Lance, Smith slam Obama’s Iranian sell-out from House Floor

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Updated 10:35 a.m. 9/12/15 The Senate Democrats’ Thursday filibusterer all but assured an Administration victory on the Iran deal sell-out, Save Jerseyans. I don’t look forward to the September 11th Anniversary (not that anyone really does). But I’m especially irritable this year and I think it’s because this Iran situation […]

  • Compulsory Speech is Always Problematic

    By Michael Patrick Carroll | The Save Jersey Blog Some years back, a pair of NJ loons decided to name their son “Adolf Hitler”. On the anniversary of his birth, the parents asked a local baker to produce a “Happy Birthday Adolf Hitler” cake. Curiously, the baker balked. Assume that the aggrieved parents, like good […]

  • A Tale of Two Parties: Netanyahu Edition

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog I didn’t get to listen to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Tuesday congressional address live, Save Jerseyans, but wow, when I did, it’s not hard to understand how he’s remained one of the democratic world’s most enduring and resilient figures.  Missed it, too? Rectify your error: Something […]

  • Will any N.J. Dems skip Netanyahu’s big speech? (UPDATED)

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Updated 3/2 @ 5:50 p.m. The Hill published an updated roll call late Monday afternoon, Save Jerseyans, and the list of Democrat abstentions is up to 53. New Jersey specific news: Definitely Attending: Donald Norcross (D, NJ-1), Cory Booker (D-Twitter) and Bob Menendez (D-Ecuador, Dominican Republic) Definitely Skipping: […]

  • Christie seeks contrast with Walker, Bush at CPAC 2015

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog His budget speech wasn’t aimed at contrast, Save Jerseyans, but Chris Christie couldn’t get away from it on Thursday at CPAC 2015 in National Harbor, Maryland, in an interview with Laura Ingraham (see below). Laura’s interview contained most of the meat, including some tough words aimed at his primary […]

  • Chris Christie’s comeback should start today

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Reports of Governor Christie’s political demise have been exaggerated, Save Jerseyans. Greatly exaggerated? Perhaps not if you’re following the blow-by-blow donor battle and up-to-date polling trends as 2016 inches ever-closer. Things look grim. Could the bigger-than-life New Jerseyan’s fortunes change? Sure. Starting with today’s budget address, in fact, but it’s […]

  • At Chamber feast, Christie pledges no new taxes for FY2016

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Does that promise encompass gas/petrol as well, Save Jerseyans? We’ll get our first clues next Tuesday; for now, here’s what learned at Thursday night’s Chamber dinner in Washington, D.C.: Ahead of his budget address next week, @GovChristie is saying no new tax increases — Heather Haddon (@heatherhaddon) […]