Christie “Destroys” Education, But SAT Scores Are Up?
By Brian McGovern/Crosspost at SaveJersey.com Despite what the NJEA would have you believe, reductions in state aid to local school districts has apparently had no discernible effect on the students in New Jersey’s classrooms. Schools are reacting in much the same way as any other government agency would need to in a time of fiscal crisis; our schools are doing more with the resources available. | Read More »
Obama Bear Hugs “Arab Spring” But Disses the “Republican Fall”
By Matt Rooney / Cross-Posted at The Save Jersey Blog Tuesday’s historic Republican victory in NY-9 may have come as a surprise to some, Save Jerseyans, but not for those of us who witnessed the Christie Revolution firsthand back in 2009. American voters have been mightily ticked off for awhile now! The legitimate shock, if there is one, is reserved solely for those who disregarded our warnings | Read More »
Should we pull the plug on COPS?
Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) has been a federal program under the U.S. Department of Justice since 1994. COPS is responsible for the “community policing” and grants funding to state and local law enforcement agencies. The goal of the program was to add 100,000 police officers to the streets by the year 2000. Research done by The Heritage Foundation and U.S. Department of Justice found that | Read More »
Star Ledger Slams Christie’s War on Public Workers
Missed during the 100-year flood was this Star Ledger article that discussed the recent numbers out of NJ some of which are actually great for Gov. Christie, but terrible for whiny liberals like the reporters at the Star Ledger. For example: New Jersey shed about 29,100 state and local government jobs during Gov. Chris Christie’s first 19 months in office, trailing only New York and California | Read More »
SaveJersey: Court Orders State to Spend $1.6 Billion
On a topic I’ve blogged about again and again. Today Judge Doyne, the special master appointed by the Supreme Court to consider the impact of the education cuts made to the budget, found against the state, ordering them to pay $1.6 billion to Abbott school districts. In this astounding display of judicial supremacy, the judge ACKNOWLEDGED that even though we’ve spent more money than any | Read More »
SaveJersey: Pawlenty Roll Out Confirms: Christie is Tone-Setter and Kingmaker in 2012
Governor Pawlenty may not be the most compelling or exciting presidential candidate of all time, but today’s announcement proved yet again that Governor Christie is a force to be reckoned with in 2012 regardless of whether he makes it onto the ballot. Here’s the two biggest reasons: (1) Post N.J. ’09, the GOP is High on Optimism! Back in the summer of 2009, this website’s | Read More »
Save Jersey: The Telco Deregulation Bill and the Biased Groups Who Lie About It
If you frequent the New Jersey focused news sites (which you obviously do), you for sure have noticed the advertisements lately that have been smearing The Market Competition and Consumer Choice Act. This bill alters State regulation of competitive services provided by telecommunications and cable television companies. As the law stands today, our state regulations are older than the phone below. Remember those? Recently the | Read More »