Articles by Matt Rooney

More Blood from America’s Stones

The Occupy Wall Street Movement continues to stink up our public thoroughfares and demand reforms that would legalize a specific type of cannibalism: “eating” the rich. But guess what? The rich are already half-eaten. Facts are stubborn things, Save Jerseyans. 30 years ago, when the top income tax bracket was 70%, the wealthiest 1% of […]

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New LD38 GOP TV Ad: “Say No to Bob Gordon”

A little evening viewing opportunity: John Driscoll and his LD38 running mates are back on North Jersey airwaves with a new ad buy, Save Jerseyans. The ticket’s first television ad sought to tie incumbent state Senator Bob Gordon to his ideological soulmate, President Barack Obama. This particular spot focuses on Gordon’s controversial support for legislation […]

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Five Reasons Why Christie Endorsed Romney

Even a superman needs an assist from time to time, Save Jerseyans. Thus, the GOP’s version of Clark Kent incarnate, Mitt Romney, enthusiastically welcomed a huge, much-needed boost on Tuesday afternoon from the Republican Party’s own Dark Knight: Chris Christie. The residual power of Governor Christie’s endorsement should provide Mitt with a significant boost heading into […]

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Republicans Kill Jobs Bill with Democrat Senate?

No, it doesn’t make much sense. A dog can’t kill a bird with a cat’s claws. But THAT was the headline last night from most major news agencies, Save Jerseyans, after the U.S. Senate voted down President Obama’s $447 Billion jobs bill. Just check out the marked-up screenshot below from Google News. If you didn’t […]

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LIVE: Save Jersey Tweets the #GOPDebate at 8:00 PM

It’s been a wild day, Save Jerseyans. On the foreign policy front, Iran took their cold war with Saudi Arabia to the streets of our national’s capital. On the domestic policy front, a DEMOCRAT controlled U.S. Senate just killed the President’s jobs bill. And on the political front, my favorite governor, Chris Christie, jumped back […]

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BREAKING: Christie to Endorse Romney Tuesday Afternoon

CLICK HERE to watch streaming video of the endorsement presser up in chilly New Hampshire. Your Blogger-in-Chief predicted this last week when the Governor bowed out, Save Jerseyans. Nevertheless, tonight’s debate just got a lot more interesting! Wouldn’t you agree? From Fox News: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, just one week after definitively announcing he will not […]

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Our Father is the Same Guy, Republicans!

As your Blogger-in-Chief, Save Jerseyans, I only speak with absolute authority on political matters. That said, I did earn a ‘Theology and Religious Studies’ minor at the Catholic University of America (Go Cardinals!). And I did spend a few years as an altar boy (no lewd jokes, please). So I’m probably as qualified to decide […]

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VIDEO: Exclusive Interview with Asm. Vince Polistina (R)

Save Jersey’s Ed Sheppard visited LD2 GOP headquarters over the weekend, an otherwise inconspicuous building located on a main drag in Atlantic County’s populous Egg Harbor Township. What he found was an office buzzing with volunteers, pulsing with energy, and propelled by the personality of the ticket’s leading man: Assemblyman Vince Polistina (R). Polistina is […]

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HEAD SCRATCHER: Pallone Touts Social Security “Success Story?”

There’s reality, Save Jerseyans, and then there’s whatever is going on in Frank Pallone’s head. Imagine The Wizard of Oz meets Das Kapital… capped with a fro. This latest product of Pallone’s imagination may take the cake. Mega-kudos to our friends over at Frank Pallone Not for New Jersey, a pithy little blog dedicated to […]

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TOMORROW: Save Jersey’s Exclusive Interview with Asm. Vince Polistina (R)

You know by know, Save Jerseyans, that there isn’t a better website at either end of the Turnpike for coverage of Election 2011 than The Save Jersey Blog. Would your beloved Blogger-in-Chief ever let you down? Exactly. And Save Jersey has been all over every twist and turn in the tightest State Senate contest of this […]

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New ‘Occupy Movement’ is the Old Liberal Coalition Repackaged

Save Jersey will gladly contribute blankets, hemp rope necklaces, incense burners, Phish CDs, or whatever else the ‘Occupy’ Wall Streeters need to transport their disheveled comrades to the 2012 Democrat National Convention in Charlotte, NC next August. It will be 1968 all over again. And we all know how that election turned out for the Democrats. […]

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REPORT: Trenton Shrinks Under Christie’s Leadership

Good news over the weekend: New Jersey state government is SHRINKING for the first time in decades. All in all, 76,956 state employees were employed by three branches of state government as of December 31, 2010. That’s the lowest level of state employment since Jim McGreevey took office in 2002 – an almost 4% drop. And […]

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‘Occupy Wall Street’ Idiots Like Chris Christie Fat Jokes, Too

Despite their best efforts to convince you otherwise, Save Jerseyans, the ‘Occupy New Jersey’ rabble isn’t a bipartisan/nonpartisan/transpartisan love fest. The greasy, uninformed “occupy” foot soldiers even into a favorite liberal pastime: Chris Christie Fat Jokes! Check out this graphic that used to occupy the profile pic section of their Facebook page:

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Teachers Union Bullies Members to Support “Anti-Bullying” Bob Gordon

The hypocrisy of the teachers union leadership knows no bounds, Save Jerseyans. As you may or may not know, the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) operates out of a couple dozen regional offices. From here, they attempt to “organize” member-volunteers for pro-union candidates and causes. It’s usually easy to do since they raise roughly $130,000,000 per year from […]

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THIS WEEKEND: ‘Save Jersey’ Takes On Battleground LD2

Few battlegrounds in ‘OPERATION: SAVE THE STATE HO– USE’ are as critical to the cause as New Jersey’s Second Legislative District. There in the county that Nucky Johnson built, Republicans have a golden opportunity to knock out incumbent Senator Jim Whelan (D-Atlantic City); in so doing, they would tighten the State Senate count and eliminate […]

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Think Your Suburban New Jersey School is Good? Think Again!

Highly Recommended Reading, Save Jerseyans: The George W. Bush Presidential Center recently launched a “Global Report Card” wherein the performance of American school districts is compared to the achievement of foreign students. I’m can’t stop playing with it! The most stunning finding: 17 American states don’t have a single school district placing in the top […]

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