Blog Profile / Blue Jersey


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Archived Since:March 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Now is a good time to take the temperature of our 2017/2018 races

We have entered the distracting summer doldrums so the information we have at this moment will likely not change much until Fall when attention turn back to the races ahead. GUBERNATORIAL ELECTION NOVEMBER 2017 Little public polling has been done so...Read more

News Roundup for Monday, July 10, 2017

Leonard Pitts writes in Miami Herald: ”Republican Party has flat out lost its mind.” This is a call to action for the media to wake up and report: “A party that once provided a sober conservative counterweight to the Democrats’ more liberal impulses...Read more

Weekend News Roundup for July 8-9, 2017

SHUTDOWN Egos, revenge & secret deals: Inside story of The Jersey Shutdown 2017 Dick Codey writes: Why New Jersey shut down Record editorial: Restore state workers lost pay GREAT SUNDAY READING The Rebellion in Newark: Junius Williams writes what it was like for...Read more

Shutdown: Two postscripts on our ignominious governor

  Amidst all the angst and anger accompanying the shutdown are two statements of Governor Christie which cast doubt on his veracity. It’s not the first time and won’t be the last time. it’s just two examples of him likely...Read mor...

A Call to Action on Health Care

One of the small positives about this past November’s election disaster is the emergence of a new breed of activists – people who had previously occupied the sidelines but are now speaking out for American values, which are being trampled...Read more

Quote of the Day: Low as a Gopher Hole

This actually happened July 6, but it’s worth noting. NJTV news anchor Mary Alice Williams reported on the closing of one of New Jersey’s most curious landmarks, the Watchung-based Colorado Cafe. The Western dance club, replete with a 3000-square-foot dance floor...Read more

From the Blue Jersey Archives – Mother Jones: The March of the Mill Children through New Jersey to see Roosevelt

From the Blue Jersey archives, New Jersey labor history you might not know. Today 114 years ago Mother Jones set out from Philadelphia on a walk that made history. The destination was President Theodore Roosevelt’s Long Island home. The purpose, to advocate...Read more

Working his way up the political ladder.

There are several ways to attain high political office for the first time. You can purchase a seat in Congress (Tom MacArthur). You can work as a staffer to learn the ropes before you set out on your own (Troy...Read more

Our next economic/budgetary quagmire. What’s a new governor to do?

Joy reigned in New Jersey when the shutdown ended and a 2018 budget was enacted. It was an ugly process and made worse by Christie lounging on a beach. Nonetheless, we crossed over the landmine. Now a more severe crisis...Read more

News Roundup and Open Thread for Friday, July 7, 2017

Good morning, Blue Jersey Fam! I get it. Political parties aren’t supposed to be hip. Their job is to raise money and win elections. But when did Democrats become the 21 Jump Street narco that kind of creeped around the...Read more

Cory Booker on Trump’s request for NJ voter info: Don’t give them anything

As you know, Trump snowflake ego cannot accommodate the fact that nobody showed up for his swearing in – so he lied about it – or that he lost the popular vote. That second one, he thinks he can do...Read more

Andy Warhol never met Geoff Ginter

In 1968, artist Andy Warhol postulated, “In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.” Well, New Jersey’s Geoff Ginter has proved Warhol wrong. About a month ago, at a Town Hall in Willingboro, Ginter excoriated Congressman Tom MacArthur...Read more

El jueves en español, el 6 de julio, 2017

El jueves en español – Tu boletín con noticias, opinión y análisis a través el mundo hispanohablante. Compártelo con tus amigos y cuéntales que se pueden leerlo en Blue Jersey cada jueves. (Some articles can be translated into English with...Read more

News Roundup for Thursday, July 6, 2017

Want an iron? Trump Taj Mahal liquidation sale, which is today, everything must go. Most of it’s more gaudy than this. New Jersey will give ‘public info only’ to Trump’s bogus ‘election integrity’ commission U.S. denies visas for Afghanistan all-girl robotics...Read more

Quote of the Day: “Douchebag”

This afternoon Charlie Stile was a call-in guest on Curtis Sliwa’s drive-time show on 77 WABC Radio. Sliwa called Charlie at Yankee Stadium, where he happened to be today, to talk about Chris Christie’s spectacular public relations bellyflop on the...Read more

Jamieson Smith

On Wednesday afternoon, a group of over 100 citizens gathered on the well-manicured lawn in front of Congressman Tom MacArthur’s Marlton office for a “Country Above Party” rally – one of several throughout the state at GOP congressmen’s’ offices. Speakers...Read more

Golf Course Developer Andy ?Mulvihill Unqualified to be State Board VP

By Sue Altman and Julie Borst. Promoted by Rosi. Unbelievable. When will we learn that rich golf course developers are not automatically qualified for important public service positions? NJ’s new State Board of Education Vice-President Andy Mulvihill (a Christie appointee),...Read more

Willie Clark, Just Another Fighter for Peace, Love, and Patience

I’m very sad to learn of the passing of passing of Mr. Willie Clark, someone I’ve had the privilege of working with at Greater Newark Habitat for Humanity for the past few years. He “retired” from his own business as...Read more

Thanks @VinnyPrieto

Bumped from last night because this is a great post you might have missed because of the holiday. – Rosi I don’t know why I find this funny, but there’s something compelling about Horizon BCBS’s tweet last night that reported...Read more

News Roundup & Open Thread for Wednesday, July 5, 2017

THE DAYS THEY SHUT NEW JERSEY DOWN  Christie’s final act, this pointless shutdown, blows up in his face. (Tom Moran) Winners & losers: in the great state shutdown and budget battle of 2017. (The Auditor) A one-line summary of the five bills...Read more

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