Month: November 2017

The Secretive, Taxpayer-Financed Settlement Fund Used by Lawmakers Accused of Sexual Harassment

Staffers who are the targets of unwanted sexual advances on Capitol Hill should not have to endure a lengthy mediation process and pay the legal bills as lawmakers secretly draw on a mysterious slush fund to settle the accusations against Read More

NJ-02: Van Drew announces as N.J. GOP (still) lacks a coherent LoBo succession plan

He’s in, Save Jerseyans. “It will be the honor of a lifetime to represent South Jersey in Congress, especially at a time when our country most needs consensus builders,” State Senator Jeff Van Drew (D-1) announced on Wednesday via a Read More

NJ-05: Lonegan touts Ted Cruz endorsement

HACKENSACK, NJ — Former Bogota Mayor Steve Lonegan touted the endorsement of U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Wednesday morning, bringing the first national endorsement into the Republican primary in New Jersey’s Fifth Congressional District. “Steve Lonegan is a tireless Read More

MacArthur criticizes Schumer, Pelosi AND Trump after aborted budget meeting

Democrat Congressional leaders were conspicuously absent from a planned budget talk meeting with President Donald Trump and their Republican counterparts on Tuesday, leading to harsh words from POTUS and no progress ahead of a December 8th deadline to avert a federal Read More

Kneeling for the National Anthem Violates School Bullying Policies

Posted with permission from Tommy De Seno / Ricochet — When NFL players break the nationwide community standard we codified on how to act during the National Anthem (and obscuring their cause in the process), they unfortunately influence the fecund Read More

N.J. Senator: Murphy should not “pay for legal pot with people’s lives”

Incoming N.J. Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin (D-19) recently surprised some observers by throwing cold water on marijuana legalization, telling state media that “[a]s with any bill — particularly any bill that would create something new — I think the devil is Read More