Cultural Issues

VIDEO: Christie, flanked by Conway, explains $200M opioid addiction investment

Will Chris Christie’s latest taxpayer investment in the opioid crisis war make a dent? Today, in Trenton: – Transcript: Governor Christie: This problem will not be addressed sufficiently in our country, if we don’t have the active involvement and partnership with the pharmaceutical companies. Without their help and their participation, it will be near impossible to […]

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GOP legislator pressed over Confederate flag photo; his response to critics says it all.

New Jersey Assemblyman Parker Space (R-24) and his wife, Jill, hail from a part of the Garden State that, at least politically, can feel more like South Carolina than North Jersey. The Skylands are red, and Assemblyman Space’s views issues including the Second Amendment reflect it. So does his taste in music. This Facebook post from […]

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SEE, I TOLD YOU SO: Stockton declares war on its namesake, a signer of the Declaration of Independence

When they came of the Confederate monuments after Charleston, Save Jerseyans, history nerds like yours truly protested the inevitable slippery slope. If Robert E. Lee needs to go over slavery… what about George Washington? Or Jefferson? Could the calls for Mount Vernon and Monticello to be shuttered be far behind? Where do we draw the […]

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Maybe It’s So Outta Control It’s Hopeless, Huh?

Posted with permission from The Dan Cirucci Blog — You have to scratch your head and wonder about ESPN taking an anouncer off its coverage of University of Virginia football games because his name is Robert Lee. Yeah, Robert Lee – an Asian guy! How crazy is this? How far has the insanity of political correctness, […]

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We may never get over it, but let’s heal!

Posted with permission from The Dan Cirucci Blog — Over the years I’ve done a lot of traveling through the South. I’ve been to Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Louisiana, Arkansas, Georgia and Texas. I’ve always enjoyed the South. I’ve marveled at the slower pace of living and the some of the history, values […]

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Murphy embraces white slave owner (!) to accuse others of racism. Is this how we win the future?

It’s easy to forget in the noisy aftermath that last weekend’s Charlottesville fiasco began with a fight over a Confederate monument, Save Jerseyans. No one was there to protest a particular law or governmental edict. Fringe factions clashed over publicly displayed… history. Put another way, they were there to force a confrontation over something immutable […]

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POLL: Do you approve of President Trump’s response to Charlottesville?

President Donald Trump returned from Bedminster, New Jersey to Washington, D.C. today to recap the weekend’s events in Charlottesville, Virginia. His Justice Department is opening a civil rights investigation. You can watch him here if you missed it. How’d he do? In your opinion? Weigh in: Do you approve of President Trump’s overall Charlottesville response? YES […]

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Is THIS What’s Happening And How It Will End?

Posted with permission from The Dan Cirucci Blog — Every day in a multitude of situations, everywhere I turn I see Americans joining together, treating each other with respect and dignity and cooperating with one another. I see ALL Americans getting along with one another day in and day out. And I see this in a […]

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VIDEO: Rooney wades into Mahwah’s eruv debate

Is opposition to an eruv’s expansion into Mahwah, Montvale and Upper Saddle River (accomplished when white PVC pipes are affixed to utility poles) evidence of not-so-latent antisemitism? Or something far less sinister or even understandable? Last Friday night, Save Jersey Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney joined NJ 101.5’s Bill Spadea and the Fox29/My9 Chasing News panel to analyze the controversy: – –

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Mosque finally gets N.J. town’s blessing after discrimination settlement

BERNARDS TWP. — The township committee voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve the construction of a mosque in a Liberty Corner neighborhood as part of a settlement agreement with federal authorities over allegations of discrimination. The settlement ended years of debate and dissension, as well as two federal religious discrimination lawsuits, one from the Justice […]


VIDEO: Rooney blasts Booker’s big government approach to pot

A Linden, New Jersey man made news last Friday when he was arrested at Sen. Cory Booker’s (D-Twitter) pro-legalization of marijuana rally. Booker is sponsoring a sweeping ‘Marijuana Justice Act’ at the federal level. On Friday night, Save Jersey Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney sat down with NJ 101.5’s Bill Spadea and the Fox29/My9 Chasing News panel to analyze the legislation… and Booker’s true motives: […]

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Let’s talk Westerosi politics (which is less crazy than New Jersey politics) for a minute

It’s a rainy, hazy Monday in August, Save Jerseyans. Who wants to talk about New Jersey politics? I’d much prefer opining on Westerosi politics. After all, even with all of the carnage, magic, evil and incest… it’s still a little less crazy and incredible than Garden State politics. Some thoughts from last night’s Game of […]

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