Category: Race

Schmelz decries ex-Republican Saudino’s “hate and ignorance” caught on audio tape

HACKENSACK, N.J. — It was almost three years ago that Michael Saudino, popular Republican Bergen County Sheriff, helped solidify the GOP’s county-wide slide by switching allegiances to the then-insurgent Democrats.  The move proved that the turncoat lawman’s principles were, at Read More

MacArthur, father of two Koreans, accused of anti-Korean racism. What? | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ Just when you thought our political discourse couldn’t get any dumber, Save Jerseyans, enter this piece of attack mail financed by the NJGOP in support of Congressman Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-03). This year’s NJ-03 contest is Read More

NJ-02: Grossman, A.C. Republicans lock arms even after NRCC abandons him

LINWOOD, N.J. — Nothing in the 2nd Congressional District is turning out quite like Republican leaders would’ve liked. Their preferred candidate lost the primary. The GOP nominee — Seth Grossman — is now under-fire from state and national media outlets Read More

Middlesex County’s GOP Chairwoman ‘stands with Roseanne’

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OLD BRIDGE, N.J. — The top Republican in one of New Jersey’s most populous counties says she will “stand with Roseanne” following the ABC network star’s canning after making disparaging comments about a former Obama adviser. “Unfortunately, consequences for foolish Read More

Murphy conditionally vetoes Hollywood tax credit; calls for urban N.J. reality TV show?

TRENTON, N.J. — A multi-million dollar tax credit package purportedly designed to generate film industry activity in New Jersey, passed both houses of the Democrat-controlled state legislature on April 12th, was vetoed by Governor Phil Murphy on Wednesday. Click here to view Read More

SPADEA: Ignorance and Weakness on Display at Cherry Hill High School East

By Bill Spadea This post originally appeared at NJ 101.5 — How far have we fallen that some parents and students at Cherry Hill High School East complained that the tickets to this year’s prom were racially insensitive? What was the offending Read More