Tag: fourth

The New Jerseyans Who Rebelled: Meet John Witherspoon

By Matt Rooney _ Our Independence Day-inspired effort to honor each of New Jersey’s five signatories to the Declaration of Independence continues, Save Jerseyans. We’ve already gotten to know Abraham Clark and John Hart. Today’s subject: John Witherspoon. – Witherspoon wasn’t Read More

The New Jerseyans Who Rebelled: Meet John Hart

By Matt Rooney _ We’re continuing our pre-Independence Day look at each of New Jersey’s five signatories to the Declaration of Independence, Save Jerseyans. Our state’s founding fathers. Post #1 was devoted to the life and times of Abraham Clark. Read More

Rooney: ‘King Cuomo’ is putting NY Democrats in a precarious position

TRENTON, NJ – Even as Phil Murphy’s prospects for reelection in 2021 appear increasingly in doubt, New York Democrat Andrew Cuomo, son of late former Governor Mario Cuomo, confidently announced this week that he’ll seek a fourth term as his Read More

Rediscover New Jersey’s Founding Fathers

Meet New Jersey’s founding fathers, Save Jerseyans, courtesy of your National Archives (archives.gov): ____ David Brearly, New Jersey David Brearly Portrait Brearly (Brearley) was descended from a Yorkshire, England, family, one of whose members migrated to New Jersey around 1680. Read More

Why The Fourth Of July ISN’T Really America’s B-Day

Posted with permission from The Dan Cirucci Blog — The 4th of July isn’t really America’s birthday. Instead, today is. That’s right: The 2nd of July is America’s actual birthday. So, America is really two days older than she says she Read More