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 »
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 »
Has Romney Sidelined Christie Over the Tax Records Issue?
By: Brian McGovern | Cross-posted at SaveJersey.com The Republican Primary battle has been heating up in the first in the south state of South Carolina over the last week with multiple debates and nasty ads flying back and forth between the candidates. My notable observation has been the odd absence of one of Mitt Romney’s most famous supporters, Governor Chris Christie. In the last two | Read More »
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 »
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 »