Author: Matt Rooney

Save Jersey’s Founder and Blogger-in-Chief, MATT ROONEY is a nationally-noted and respected New Jersey political commentator. When he's not on-line, radio or television advocating for conservative reform and challenging N.J. power-brokers, Matt is a practicing attorney at the law firm of DeMichele & DeMichele in Haddon Heights (Camden County).

Gropacus keeps griping about drug prices (after voting to keep’em high)

By Matt Rooney _ We heard a ton about biotech power house Celgene and its drug pricing during last year’s U.S. Senate battle between Bob Menendez and Bob Hugin, Save Jerseyans, but it’s back in the news this week after Read More

The Second Christmas Miracle: Washington’s Crossing

By Matt Rooney _ Rough conditions on the Delaware River may’ve sidelined reenactors this Christmas, Save Jerseyans, but the Second Miracle of Christmas (the “first” Battle of Trenton) is no less worth remembering today for it. Quite the opposite! Miracle #1: A Read More

My run-in with Comrade Ocasio-Cortez and her small, angry army of Twitter trolls

By Matt Rooney _ So Comrade Ocasio-Cortez and I had an exchange on Twitter yesterday, Save Jerseyans. Yes, THAT Ocasio-Cortez. What happened? Here’s a little background: You may’ve heard on Fox News (or read on Drudge) about how the socialist Read More

The Left’s defining characteristic is toxic, boundless hate

By Matt Rooney _ Retiring Republican Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen’s district office wrapped up operations on Friday, Save Jerseyans, and the furniture movers arrived in force to break down the 12-term U.S. House member’s remaining Morristown operation. So did the protesters. Read More

The redistricting amendment is dead (for now) but N.J. democracy is still on the ropes

By Matt Rooney _ That’s all for now, Save Jerseyans. The Democrat legislative leadership’s efforts to reconfigure New Jersey’s districts according to an in-name-only “fairness” standard hit a brick wall and is back on the shelf for now. Republicans complained, Read More

10 reasons why Chris Christie ‘turned down’ Trump for Chief of Staff

By Matt Rooney _ There are a number of totally legitimate reasons Chris Christie might have rebuffed Donald Trump’s Chief of Staff overtures (assuming that’s what really happened), Save Jerseyans. Here are some much more fun possibilities: _ (1) Christie Read More