Articles Posted in the " Speech " Category

  • 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) […]


  • Christie plans to follow up budget speech with town hall meeting

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We’re going to get what could be Governor Chris Christie’s last (or second-to-last) budget address next Tuesday, Save Jerseyans, depending of course upon how deep he makes it into the 2016 GOP primary sweepstakes. You know my take: I don’t think he’s going to last very long […]


  • Christie: I’m not “too New Jersey for Iowa”

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog At the podium addressing this year’s Iowa Freedom Summit on Saturday, Save Jerseyans, Governor Chris Christie continued a theme from his State of the State address: a nation beset by anxiety. He also touted his pro-life position (saying he was “living proof” that pro-lifers can win in blue states), […]


  • 5 Interesting Aspects of Gov. Christie’s State of the State Address

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The only “news” in today’s well-delivered but substantively modest State of the State address involved an expansion of drug addiction treatment services (a pet issue for the Governor) and this: Biggest news today: Christie says “I will be standing here in one year” at #stateofthestate (translation: so […]


  • TEXT: Chris Christie’s State of the State Address

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Tuesday’s State of the State address without commentary: Governor Chris Christie’s 2015 State of the State Address As Prepared for Delivery ____________________________________________________________________ Trenton, New Jersey January 13, 2015 Mr. Speaker… Mr. Senate President… Lt. Governor Guadagno… Members of the legislature… Friends and citizens of New Jersey: I come before […]



  • Rooney at Pro-Blue Rally: Police Guarantee Our American Rights (AUDIO)

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog It was bitingly cold outside, Save Jerseyans, but you couldn’t help but be warmed by the two hundred strong who bundled-up and turned-out for a “Pro-Blue Rally” on Saturday at the historic Independence Mall in Philadelphia. The goal? Support our police after nation-wide protests and the slaying of two officers, Rafael Ramos […]