Tag: civil war

“They are the gracious gifts of the Most High God”

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Happy Thanksgiving, Save Jerseyans. The first truly national Thanksgiving as we know it today (various governors and presidents including Washington had issues such declarations going back to the 1600s) emerged during a time Read More

Crimea, f/k/a the Sudetenland

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog How many times does history need to repeat itself before democratic peoples learn their lesson, Save Jerseyans? The answer, I’m afraid, is forever. Here’s what the NJEA should’ve taught you in history class: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N56lGGzQoX0

Why the Gettysburg Address Still Resonates

By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot When we teach public speaking, Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address is one of the first things we teach. Why? Because it contains all of the essential elements of a great speech: 1) It has a clear central theme Read More

NRSC Moves Against N.J. Firm

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The ongoing national Republican Civil War is taking another turn for the worse, Save Jerseyans, with the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) allegedly blackballing a prominent GOP consulting firm based in Princeton and then going Read More

E Pluribus Duo: A Thought Experiment

A little over 150 years ago, in our nation’s relative infancy, the Union was geographically and philosophically divided over the issue of states’ rights only to be forcibly reassembled in a bloody war costing tens of thousands of American lives. Read More

The First Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving, folks. Sugarcoating matters won’t help your mood: it’s been a very tough year. The economy stinks, our fellow citizens’ voting perferances stink even more, and your family’s bottom line isn’t expected to improve in 2013. Hurricanes, war, and Read More