France is the (New) New Jersey
By Matt Rooney | Cross-posted at SaveJersey.com Pre-Christie New Jersey, to be specific. How do I mean? France is just the latest spot on the map where “rich” folks are responding to socialist economic policies with their feet. Even before it became official that French socialist Francois Hollande would win the final stage of yesterday’s French presidential election, defeating centre-right incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy, the specter | Read More »
Amazing Grace? McGreevey Does His Best (Bad) Chuck Colson Impression
By Matt Rooney | Cross-posted at SaveJersey.com The late great Chuck Colson passed away last month at the age of 80. He was best known for two inextricable acts: (1) having been indicted and convicted for conspiring to cover up the Watergate break-in, and (2) helping pioneer the contemporary evangelical movement in America. Governor, Pastor, and now “spiritual advisor” Jim McGreevey is attempting to turn over a new | Read More »
Obama May Want to Run for “Mayor McCheese” Instead of U.S. President!
By Matt Rooney | Cross-posted at SaveJersey.com Here’s what you need to know about today’s new jobs report, Save Jerseyans: The U.S. economy added only 115,000 jobs in April. That’s down from 154,000+ in March 2012. Both statistics objectively stink. Depending on whom you ask, and as I’ve communicated to you before, the U.S. economy requires anywhere between 90,000 and 150,000 new jobs per month just to keep | Read More »
TONIGHT: Christie Goes to CATO
By Matt Rooney | Cross-posted at SaveJersey.com Ever on the move, New Jersey’s favorite conservative governor will travel to Washington, D.C. tonight to address America’s leading libertarian think tank. Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) is slated to deliver the keynote address for the Cato Institute’s Milton “Friedman Prize Ceremony” at the Washington Hilton beginning at 7:00 p.m. The award’s 2012 recipient, dissident Chinese economist Mao Yushi, is a vocal critic of China’s | Read More »
Election 2012: The Perfect Tie Map
By Brian McGovern | Cross-posted at SaveJersey.com Everyone knows that to become President of the United States a candidate needs to collect 270 electoral votes, this is the lowest majority you can have to take the White House. So what happens if no one gets there. Or worse, what happens if both candidates get exactly 269 electoral votes? And what is the likelihood of that | Read More »
List of Things with Higher Favorability Ratings than John Edwards
By Brian McGovern | Cross-posted at SaveJersey.com As you probably are aware, John Edwards, former Democrat Senator, Vice Presidential candidate, and Presidential candidate, is currently facing trial for the misuse of campaign funds to cover up his affair with a member of his staff who he happened to get pregnant while still married to his wife, Elizabeth Edwards, who was dying of cancer. John Edwards is, | Read More »
Could a Rubio Veep Candidacy Help New Jersey’s Kyrillos Win?
By Matt Rooney | Cross-posted at SaveJersey.com Marco Rubio says he doesn’t want it, Save Jerseyans. His actions tell another story; for example, he was barnstorming with Mitt Romney yesterday in battleground Southeastern Pennsylvania ahead of tomorrow’s Keystone State primary. And what would a historic Romney-Rubio ticket mean for Election 2012? Most pundits wouldn’t say “nothing” exactly, but perhaps something only marginally more generous. Conventional | Read More »
If Voter Fraud Isn’t Real, Then Why Does Obama’s Campaign Website Ask Us to Report It?
By Matt Rooney | Cross-posted at SaveJersey.com Attorney General Eric Holder and the Obama Administration may claim voter fraud is “extremely rare,” Save Jerseyans, but then why does the President’s campaign website include a form to “report voter fraud and other polling problems” (see right)? Click here to check it out for yourselves. So what exactly are/were they expecting to find? Given the Admin’s history, | Read More »
New Poll Suggests Christie Could Help Romney with Women
By Matt Rooney | Cross-posted at SaveJersey.com Plenty of interesting results from today’s latest Quinnipiac survey, Save Jerseyans: New Jersey voters approve 45 – 31 percent of the job U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez is doing and say 43 – 34 percent that he deserves reelection. Menendez leads his little-known Republican challenger, State Sen. Joseph Kyrillos, 44 – 35 percent, with support of 79 – 5 percent | Read More »
HOLY WEEK 2012: Romney and Christie Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital; Obama Does Not!
By Matt Rooney | Cross-posted at SaveJersey.com Welcome to Holy Week, Save Jerseyans. Christians celebrate the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ; meanwhile, our Jewish friends commemorate the feast of Passover and their deliverance from bondage. Governor Chris Christie is celebrating by leading a large “Jersey to Jerusalem Trade Mission.” As the Christie Administration’s press releases accept matter-of-factly, Jerusalem is the traditional capital of Israeli people | Read More »