Tag Archives: New Jersey

Why mainstream media kissed up to Christie

It’s been a long week in the Tinicum swamp. That crack in the roof of my shack that Swamp Rabbit fixed didn’t stay fixed very long, so I stole another bucket of epoxy and put him to work when the … Continue reading

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Chris Christie to Mother Nature: Who’s your daddy?

New Jerseyans know better than to mess with Gov. Chris Christie. They’ve heard him dis firefighters who want decent pensions, shout down schoolteachers who defend the public school system, and heap scorn on skeptics who argue it’s foolish to spend … Continue reading

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Snooki hits back at critic of her Rutgers gig

From nj.com: What’s worth more? A commencement speech by a Nobel-winning novelist? Or a pair of Q&A sessions with one of reality television’s biggest stars? At Rutgers University, Snooki edges out Toni Morrison by a couple thousand dollars. Last month, … Continue reading

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N.J. polls show Christie’s act may wear thin

Corbett in Pennsylvania, Christie in New Jersey, Walker in Wisconsin, Kasich in Ohio, Snider in Michigan, Daniels in Indiana and LePage in Maine are governors with the same objectives: break labor unions, privatize everything from school systems to liquor stores, … Continue reading

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Very politely, NYT calls Christie a liar

Mr. Christie, a Republican who took office in January 2010, would hardly be the first politician to indulge in hyperbole or gloss over facts. But his misstatements, exaggerations and carefully constructed claims belie the national image he has built as … Continue reading

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Beneath the nitty-gritty, in the land of Newt

One of Gingrich’s main themes in his columns and speeches over the past few years has been the need to stop the “secular socialist” takeover of America, which he blames for the demise of the family. Yet he had several … Continue reading

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