Blog Profile / Blue Jersey

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Archived Since:March 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Saturday Morning with Trump in Bedminster: Join the People’s Motorcade

Just about every Saturday, whether Trump’s lazing there or not, a long string of cars – with signs and American flags – files past the entrance of the Trump National Golf Course. The People’s Motorcade; good people, and a good...Read more

A Novel Concept – A Governor (to be) who Listens

I couldn’t make it to Phil Murphy’s rally in Mount Laurel last night, but I was at his rally in Willingboro a few weeks ago. At that earlier rally, I listened to his stump speech and was the first to...Read more

News Roundup & Open Thread for Friday, August 11, 2017

WHEN TRUMPWORLD IS BEDMINSTERLAND This headline at Vanity Fair: Fear and Loathing in Bedminster: On the Ground in the Quiet, Bucolic Town Where Donald Trump is Toying with Blowing Up the World Hey, everybody, Trump has a real Twitter fan...Read more

El jueves en español, el 10 de agosto, 2017

Después de 18 meses, esta es la última edición de El jueves en español. Gracias por su interés. Aquí están sitios web, todos en español, que Ud. puede usar para informes. EL MUNDO LATINOAMERICANO  Y EEUU NY Times: Univision: more

News Roundup & Open Thread for Thursday, August 10, 2017

Springsteen on Broadway, people. I say: SPRINGSTEEN. ON. BROADWAY. Yes, I know this is not the most important thing going on right now. Leave me alone. Menendez trial is now just weeks away: Judge refuses to throw out indictment before trial...Read more

Quote of the Day: Paige Livingston talking PennEast Pipeline in Hunterdon

One thing that’s very important to me is stopping the PennEast Pipeline. I will do anything I can as a Freeholder to stop this. And that includes laying down in the road. – Hunterdon Freeholder Candidate Paige Livingston Yeah, that’s...Read more

October 16: LG Debate – Sheila Oliver v. Carlos Rendo

With both Phil Murphy and Kim Guadagno now having named their picks for lieutenant governor, the Election Law Enforcement Commission has now laid down the details of the single debate between Democrat Sheila Oliver and Republican Carlos Rendo. Look for...Read more

Fire. Fury. Fuck off and resign, Donald Trump.

Last night, Donald Trump bigly fucked with the Doomsday Clock. (Yah.) POTUS started his day retweeting a Fox News story that US intelligence detected North Korean anti-ship cruise missiles being moved to patrol boats, which U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley confirmed...Read more

A clarion call to action from the Climate Science Special Report with NJ data

A draft of the  U. S. Global Change Research Program Climate Science Special Report leaked to the press indicates it is “extremely likely” that more than half of the rise in temperatures over the past four decades has been caused by...Read more

News Roundup & Open Thread for Wednesday August 9, 2017

Trump vows to ‘win’ against opioid epidemic, but offers no new steps except for “stepped up law enfocement.” At Bedminster Trump’s answer to solve the opioid crisis: “Prevent people from abusing drugs in the first place.” Thanks a lot Mr. Trump now...Read more

NJ 11th for Change/CD11: With McKeon not running, how do you see the race against Frelinghuysen?

As you’ve no doubt heard, Assemblyman John McKeon, the focus of a great deal of attention as a possible candidate for Democratic nominee against Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen in 2018, has decided against it. (Read McKeon’s statement). CD11 is already targeted by...Read more

McKeon Opts Out of a Congressional Run

Assemblyman John McKeon, in a Facebook post today, announced that he intends to continue to serve in Trenton and has opted not to challenge Trump enabler Rodney Frelinghuysen. McKeon has been a friend of our environment and here’s hoping he...Read more

News Roundup & Open Thread – Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Where the Wildsteins Are. Former Christie classmate David Wildstein is in Florida, dogging his former high school classmate remotely. We are the Garden State. Officially. New Jersey peeps behaving badly: Trump sycophant Eric Bolling responds to sexual harassment charges. Former Rutgers...Read more

Well, this is damn depressing.

Just up at Facebook from Joey Novick, my guy, upon reading that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has upheld the conviction of Bergen Democratic Chair Joe Ferriero, sentenced for 35 months in jail on convictions of...Read more

News Roundup & Open Thread for Monday, August 7, 2017

BJ’S WEEKEND  Aug. 6, 1945. 72 years ago, plus some hours, my father flew over Hiroshima. Aug. 6, 2017, the indolent vacationer in Bedminster holds the nuclear codes. U.S./ N.J./Middlesex County/Highland Park: Trump’s ideas for immigration would not serve New...Read more

72 years ago, plus some hours, my father flew over Hiroshima

Declassified photo 187 showing U.S. preparations to drop the “Fat Man” nuclear bomb on Hiroshima Seventy-two years ago, plus a few short hours, my father Alex was on the first reconnaissance flight over Hiroshima, after our country dropped the first...Read more

Weekend News Roundup & Open Thread for August 5-6, 2017

WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG? Fracking: Future’s so bright on fracking, New Jersey’s biggest utility is telling state officials it may close two nuclear plants in Salem County if the flood of cheap natural gas accessed by fracking shale deposits makes them...Read more

Don’t Let Dogma Dictate Immigration Policy

President Trump wants to cut the legal immigration in half over a 10-year span, creating a “merit-based system” that caters to green card applicants who speak English and have technical skills. It would eliminate the diversity lottery visa, reduce the...Read more

News Roundup & Open Thread for Friday, August 4, 2017

Above, a painter from Yendor Arts works on a “practice mural” at a Newark First Fridays event Photo: Miriam Ascarelli NJ CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION Bob Menendez heads to trial next month. The Senate unanimously approves having its lawyers represent current (and former)...Read more

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