Category: Class Warfare

Fact Checking Phil Murphy: Wealthy Americans’ share of the total tax burden is rising, not shrinking

By Matt Rooney _ FY 2020 budget season is underway, Save Jerseyans. The stupid is strong, and Trenton is saying sorts of things which aren’t just deceitful and self-interested but, in some cases, they’re also completely divorced from reality and Read More

Murphy wants to hike taxes on millionaires. N.J.’s ex-labor commish says he’s detached from reality.

TRENTON, N.J. — The millionaires tax is back, Save Jerseyans. Governor Phil Murphy will make its enactment a centerpiece of his Tuesday budget address. “Governor Murphy’s first budget was over a billion and a half of new taxes for the Read More

The natural opposition to a $15 minimum wage for N.J. is divided

TRENTON, NJ — Next summer? Jersey Jersey small business owners may need to pay teenagers $15 per hour to flip burgers, sweep floors, and hawk sunglasses on our state’s boardwalks. Thousands of workers in all 21 counties may find their hours Read More

Op-Ed: “Millionaires Tax” Not the N.J. Fairy Tale Governor Murphy is Selling

By Rosemary Becchi, J.D., L.L.M. _ We all know how the story goes: Steal from the rich and give to the poor.  In the story, it’s noble and righteous for the hero to take these actions.  So, it’s no surprise Read More

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) Read More