Tag: power

N.J. Legislature needs to convene, check Phil Murphy’s power grab | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ Checks and balances are a critical component of the American system, Save Jerseyans. This greatest-of-all-nations was formed precisely because we were tired of kings. We refused to be ruled by one in 1776. We’ve endeavored to Read More

Notorious charlatan Al Gore, standing aside Phil Murphy in NYC’s shadow, compares climate change to “9/11” | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ I’ve written extensively about how wind energy is really just a bunch of hot hair, Save Jerseyans. The financial math (and undisputed science) simply don’t add up. But that wasn’t even the most offensive part of Read More

What Donald Trump and Abraham Lincoln Have in Common

By Robert Kofman _ President Trump likes to compare himself to President Lincoln and indeed there are some similarities. Both won with less than a majority of the popular vote and took office in a deeply divided, polarized country with Read More

Save Jersey’s Rooney named to top 100 list of ‘most powerful people in New Jersey politics’

By The Staff _ The Save Jersey Team would like to congratulate our founder and Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney for his inclusion on the 2018 New Jersey Globe Power List comprised of “New Jersey’s 100 most political powerful personalities” as ranked by that site’s editorial Read More

Legislator accuses Murphy of punishing GOP counties as powerless N.J. residents face second storm

By The Staff _ TRENTON, N.J. – As a second March nor’easter inches closer to New Jersey, and the lights are still off for thousands of residents in Hunterdon, Warren and Somerset counties, legislators are beginning to demand action from the Murphy Read More

CHECKED OUT: Phil Murphy hangs out with George Lopez while powerless New Jerseyans freeze

By Matt Rooney _ Chris Christie didn’t begin to check out until about two years into his gubernatorial tenure, Save Jerseyans. And we got stuff like the property tax cap and arbitration reform in that time. Phil Murphy? We didn’t Read More

WEEKEND TV: Rooney, Lassiter share 2017 Naughty & Nice lists with ‘Power and Politics’

The holiday seasons is well underway, Save Jerseyans, and another eventful year is about to end. Who were 2017’s nicest (and naughtiest) New Jersey political figures? Save Jersey Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney is on News12 NJ’s ‘Power and Politics‘ program this weekend Read More