Category Archives: State government

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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Letter in The Record about Chris Christie

Christie has no core principles Regarding “He could’ve been a contender” (Opinion, Oct. 16): Richard Muti, the former mayor of Ramsey, highlights Governor Christie’s fall from being a leading contender for the Republican presidential nomination to an also-ran. Muti leaves … Continue reading






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With allies like this…

“In a leaked email sent on August 17, 2014 by Hillary Clinton to her current campaign manager, John Podesta, who back then was counselor to Barack Obama, she admitted that Qatar and Saudi Arabia “are providing clandestine financial and logistic … 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 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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States face pension fund gap approaching $1 trillion

Gross mismanagement by the policital class. ‘State pension funds are looking at a $1 trillion shortfall in what they owe workers in benefits, according to new data from The Pew Charitable Trusts.” Source: States face pension fund gap approaching $1 … Continue reading






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Clintons feeling the heat.  “Too little, too late.”

“Rep. Peter King Thursday praised the Clinton Foundation for its decision to no longer accept corporate or foreign donations should Hillary Clinton win in November, but “why it was allowed to go on during the time she was secretary of … 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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The Public Pension Problem: It’s Much Worse Than It Appears | Manhattan Institute

“When financial markets slumped in 2008, the assets in government-worker pension funds plunged and public sector retirement debt soared. Although pension officials rushed to assure the public that their funds would recover as soon as stocks rebounded, the long bull … 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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What If the Fix Was In?

Judge Napolitano raises the most important questions about Hillary, Obama, and the FBI. Source: What If the Fix Was In?






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Another dubious distinction for New Jersey

Guess what they all have in common? “America is facing an infrastructure crisis. CNBC reveals which states have the worst roads, bridges, ports, airports and rail lines.” Source: Crumbling America: 10 states with the worst infrastructure






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Grossman: Trust fund and Atlantic City should declare bankruptcy

A compelling case to get debt under control and not raise the “gas tax.”   Murray Rothbard made the case to repudiate the national debt in 1992. Source: Grossman: Trust fund and Atlantic City should declare bankruptcy






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