Category Archives: New Jersey

New Jersey Bipartisan Screw Up

“New Jersey became the state with the worst-funded public pension system in the U.S. in 2015, followed closely by Kentucky and Illinois.” Source: New Jersey Tops Illinois as State With Worst-Off Pension System






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Christie knew about the GWB lane closures.  Time to return the $10 million of taxpayer money paid for the “investigation”  of Bridgegate 

Gov. Christie use taxpayer funds for a bogus investigation, which exonerated him–a complete whitewash.  The law firm that conducted the investigation should give back the money or Christie should cough up the dough.   “Chris Christie based his 2013 re-election campaign on a misguided effort to get Democratic support … Continue reading






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Christie knew about GW bridge lane closings as they were happening

Source: Bridgegate prosecutors: Wildstein to testify he told Christie of lane closings






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How Bridgegate unfolded…bombshells to be dropped at the upcoming trial?

Source: The GWB scandal: A graphic narrative






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How to fund education in a free society

Another commission.  Puleez!  The only solution to “school funding” is to make each government school a 501(c) 3 tax exempt nonprofit funded by tuition, grants, endowment income and other non-coercive means.  No more commissions, no income tax, no school property … Continue reading






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One really dumb idea for New Jersey—bank socialism

The state cannot fund the Transportation Trust Fund properly and Phil Murphy wants more crony capitalism in the Garden State.  What do you expect from a former executive of Goldman Sachs—the epicenter of of crony capitalism in America.  “New Jersey … Continue reading






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One more reason to abolish the income tax

“The change will reap tens of millions of dollars for New Jersey, but But low- and middle-income New Jerseyan working in Philadelphia.” Source: Christie ending income tax pact with Pa., which will cost some N.J. residents more






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Speaker Prieto and Senate President Sweeney, read this!

How regulations–including the minimum wage– harm low income individuals, especially minorities.   Source: Economic Conspiracy?






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Some good news about the New Jersey economy

“A major publication has listed Americas 5,000 fastest-growing companies that are ready to hire, and 177 N.J. businesses made the list.” Source: 177 Fastest-Growing New Jersey Companies That Are Ready To Hire






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New Jersey is number 1.  Taxes and regulations are taking their toll.  People are voting with their feet. ,

“For the third consecutive year, Oregon holds on to the No. 1 spot as “Top Moving Destination,” as Americans continue to pack up and head West and South.” Source: 2015 National Movers Study | United Van Lines’ 39th Annual Movers … Continue reading






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Tax cuts are good, replenishing the TTF is good and spending cuts are good

Tax cuts do not have to be “paid for.”  All tax cuts are good because they are steps toward economic freedom–and with economic freedom comes greater prosperity. Gov. Christie is not showing any leadership.  Why he is obsessed with a … Continue reading






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Why is Chris Christie apparently balking at the latest compromise?

Governor Christie should get on board with the latest proposal to fund the Transportation Trust Fund and provide much needed tax relief to the people of New Jersey. Is this a “perfect” compromise?  No.  But we need funds to fix … Continue reading






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New Jersey pols, their consultants and the Turkey connection

Yes, and a top Menendez advisor and a top Christie advisor too.  What are the people who guide the political lives of the state’s top elected officials doing in a firm that works for an Islamist strongman like President Recep Tayyip … Continue reading






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Governor Christie did not get his get out of New Jersey pass and threw a fit

Source: Target Liberty: Manafort Confirms Christie Was ‘Livid’ He Wasn’t Picked To Be Trump’s VP






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New Jersey keeps getting on a bad list…and one that is off beat

“A new survey says N.J. has America’s most miserable town, but it’s also among the state’s 100 “kinkiest” communities. Below are both lists.” Source: N.J. Has America’s Most Miserable Town — But It’s Among State’s 100 ‘Kinkiest,’ Surveys Say






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