Category: Cultural Issues

SOCIAL INJUSTICE: New Jersey Dems won’t relent on taxing patients’ medical pot

TRENTON, N.J. – The New Jersey Assembly voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to expand patients’ access to medical marijuana. But patients will need to pay, and pay dearly. – The State of New Jersey already suffers for having among the most expensive Read More

What that big GOT heel turn reminds us about powerful people

By Matt Rooney _ A disclaimer, Save Jerseyans: I’m a huge ‘Game of Thrones’ fan (of both the show and the A Song of Ice and Fire book series upon which it was based). Another disclaimer: I’m one of those Read More

GOP legislators demand action on medical use pot

TRENTON, N.J. – The ongoing Democrat uncivil war between Phil Murphy and the South Jersey Machine appears likely to make legal recreational marijuana its most prominent casualty. Republicans see a political opening, and on Tuesday they demanded immediate action on expanding Read More

ROONEY: Cubs ‘circle game’ flap is latest example of cultural insanity infiltrating sports

TRENTON, N.J. – The circle game hoax is back in the news this week, Save Jerseyans, now that the Chicago Cubs have investigated (and banned) a fan for life after the man in question made the gesture on-air. This story Read More

UPDATE: Glen Rock Council unanimously votes down Indigenous Peoples’ Day

GLEN ROCK, N.J. – An effort backed by outside activists to replace Columbus Day with ‘Indigenous Peoples’ Day’ in Glen Rock has failed, at least for now. The Bergen County borough’s council voted 7-0 against the proposed borough calendar change Read More

Wednesday night: Glen Rock resumes debating scrapping Columbus for ‘Indigenous Peoples Day’

GLEN ROCK, N.J. – The contentious debate over whether one of Bergen County’s tree-lined suburbs will abandon Columbus Day for ‘Indigenous Peoples’ Day’ may reach a climax at tonight’s council meeting. Mayor and council in the formerly Republican but currently Read More

Murphy picks another fight with Trump, this time over transgender National Guard membership

TRENTON – President Trump’s decision to go through with implementing transgender military regulations is giving Governor Phil Murphy a new opportunity to flout his social justice warrior street cred. On Friday, the governor announced that New Jersey will follow the example Read More