Class Warfare

Opinion: Doing the Murphy Math – Taxing Millionaires Won’t Cut It

Carl Golden The year was 1938. Franklin D. Roosevelt occupied the White House, struggling to lift the nation from the depths of its most punishing Great Depression. History has it that Harry Hopkins, head of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and Roosevelt’s closest and most trusted advisor, recommended unprecedented massive government intervention as the solution. […]

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Income Disparity? Plenty Of That Here!

By Dan Cirucci | via Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot The man who is always lecturing us about “income disparity” and “income inequality” will move into a nine-bedroom, six million dollar mansion in Washington’s trendy Kalorama section after he leaves the White House. While he’ll keep his substantial home in one of Chicago’s most desirable neighborhoods, he’ll rent the […]

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STUPID: Trenton debates $15 minimum wage while Wendy’s replaces workers with kiosks

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog No matter how many examples we serve up of workers being hurt by the $15 minimum wage push around the country, Save Jerseyans, the morons in Trenton continue to forge ahead. It ain’t about what works; they’re only interested in serving the union bosses who bankroll them […]

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Another $15 minimum wage warning for New Jersey

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog When I pointed out how Seattle had shed 10,000 jobs in 3 months after beginning to implement a $15 minimum wage, Save Jerseyans, some of our liberal readers back here at home complained bitterly that it was too early to draw any conclusions. They still want a […]

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Tax Day Reminder: Trump’s plan is a Liberal Democrat’s Fantasy!

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Nominally-conservative Internet new tycoon Matt Drudge is appropriate blaring the following headline this Tax Day 2016, Save Jerseyans: 45% of Americans pay no federal income tax. Any Republican reading this post understands why that’s ominous news for American democracy (and the American economy). 77.5 million Americans with […]

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Sweeney’s favorite new minimum wage ‘report’ is garbage. Here’s why.

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog You’ve probably seen plenty of Democrats and media-types trumpeting a report from the liberal think tank ‘New Jersey Policy Perspective’ touting the wonders! of a $15 minimum wage for those who might earn it. Even Senate President Steve Sweeney is crowing over the study: Great report by […]

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2016 Off To a Dreadful Start for Small Businesses in New Jersey

By Laurie Ehlbeck We haven’t even made it out of the first quarter of 2016 but there is already plenty for small businesses in New Jersey to be concerned about on the upcoming legislative calendar. Senator Sweeney and Speaker Prieto seem determined to continue to challenge the economic stability of our state by introducing bills […]

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Kyrillos decries “Democrat socialist agenda” behind minimum wage push

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog State Senator Joe Kyrillos (R-13), the erstwhile BFF of Chris Christie and former NJGOP U.S. Senate candidate, isn’t exactly renown for conservative firebrand impulses. The crazy-stupid Democrat $15 minimum wage push must’ve brought it out in him. I’m glad for it. “New Jersey’s constitution shouldn’t be used […]

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Trenton Democrats adrift at sea with yachting bill budget logic

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The Assembly passed its “millionaire’s tax” (A4602) on Thursday afternoon 47-31-1, Save Jerseyans, but earlier this week in the run-up to the vote, one of our favorite legislators couldn’t help but note one of the crazier inconsistencies in this fiscal year’s Democrat budget: Dems in Approps today gave […]

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Hillary’s House vs. Rubio’s: Who’s The Hypocrite?

By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot OK, so the New York Times says Marco Rubio is a spendthrift and would have you believe he lives lavishly. But, look at his home — at the top, circled in red. Not the whole neighborhood. No, just the home circled in red. Then, look at Hillary Clinton’s abode (directly […]

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Christie’s corporate tax reforms would unleash America’s economy

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Most of the media talking heads are dismissing Governor Chris Christie’s new tax plan as a tax cut for the rich; that’s unfortunate, Save Jerseyans, not only because class warfare rhetoric is boorish but also owing to the fact that there is some good stuff in there […]

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How many more kids must we lose before liberals admit they’re wrong?

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog You’re living under a rock (or haven’t paid your Internet bill in the last month) if you haven’t see this viral video from the Baltimore riots, Save Jerseyans: Yeah, it’s kind of funny, but it’s also pathetically sad. And heart-wrenching. Here’s a mother (it’s been assumed she’s the […]

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Soaking the rich to cover pensions will drown retirees

By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog Hazarding a guess, New Jersey’s U-Haul franchisees high-fived each other after reading Star-Ledger editorial page editor Tom Moran’s “Soak the Rich? Sure…” class-envy commentary since their one-way, out-of-state business is about to explode. No wonder more New Jersey residents flee the state than any other in […]

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Singleton Wants More Recipients of Public Assistance on Juries

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Here’s a gem to help round out your week… From the same guy who brought you a “rape by fraud” bill, Save Jerseyans, here’s the bulk of the original statement for a bill recently repackaged as A-1440, formally A-3134, legislation reintroduced by Asm. Troy Singleton (D-Burlco) on Thursday: “This […]

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Rich People Work Pretty Damn Hard, Too

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Here’s a little something to get the conversation going at your Labor Day barbecue, Save Jerseyans: Rich people work just as hard as non-rich people in this country.  Often, they’re the hardest-working among us. Sorry, I know, this is jarring information to many of you, but life […]

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Christie Says Dems Waging ‘Class Warfare’

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog I thoroughly enjoyed attending my first Christie town hall in a long time on Wednesday, Save Jerseyans, though to be 100% honest with you, the pall of a budget battle palpably hung heavily over Governor Chris Christie’s 122nd such gathering hosted at an elementary school in suburban Haddon Heights. Pension protesters (see right) overwhelmingly supplanted those […]

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