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Divisive Doug Steinhart is wrong choice for NJ GOP

Doug Steinhardt

By Joshua Sotomayor Einstein

Former NJ GOP State Chair Doug Steinhardt is the wrong choice to represent the Republican Party in New Jersey’s 2021 gubernatorial elections for many reasons. The below list of why he should be unacceptable to the grassroots, Trump supporters, veterans of the Tea Party movement, those who want transparency, and those dedicated to party building amongst others, is not exhaustive – but brace yourself – it is alarming:

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: January 11th, 2021 | Author: | Filed under: 2021 NJ Gubernatorial race, New Jersey, NJ GOP, NJ Politics, Opinion | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

Murder in Plain Sight – Three Nails in the Coffin

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By Glen J. Dalakian Sr

The murder of “Liberty and Justice for All” is happening at this very moment in the last country left on earth where people run to find freedom.  Three more nails were driven into the coffin of our 1st Amendment Rights in the last few weeks.  Many unprecedented attacks have occurred over the past decade but in recent weeks some of the most blatant and heinous acts against our Constitution and our Free Society, have been thrust upon us.  Unfortunately, as “sheep to the slaughter”, too many Americans are watching with No reaction.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: October 28th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Presidential Politics, Opinion | Tags: , , , , | 5 Comments »

Smith’s historic anti-trafficking victims law marks 20th year

COVID-19 puts more children at risk of exploitation

                                                                                    By Rep. Chris Smith

            Today—October 28th—marks 20th anniversary of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) of 2000—the comprehensive, historic law that I authored to aggressively combat sex and labor trafficking both within the United States and around the world.

The TVPA created a new, well-funded whole-of-government domestic and international strategy and established numerous new programs to Protect victims, Prosecute traffickers and to the extent possible,Prevent human trafficking in the first place.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: October 28th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Smith, COVID-19, Human Trafficking, Opinion | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Smith’s historic anti-trafficking victims law marks 20th year

Asbury Park Indigenous People’s Day: A Pretext to Hate Italians

By Tommy DeSeno

“I do not intend to prejudge the past.” – William Whitelaw

There’s a right way to do an Indigenous People’s Day and a wrong way.  Leave it to today’s Asbury Park to choose a bigoted way.

The right way to do Indigenous People’s Day is to host a celebration of them, where all their cultural markers are observed.

The wrong way is to spend most of the event haranguing Italian Americans for celebrating Columbus, which is what the Asbury Park event turned out to be.  What low self-esteem Native Americans must have if all they can muster at a celebration of themselves is a complaint about other people. That’s who you are?  A complainant? That’s how you define yourselves?

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: October 18th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Opinion | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Happy Indigent People Day, to those of you who celebrate

Image by Leonardo Espina from Pixabay

Who makes up this schmid?

Posted: October 12th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Opinion | Tags: , , , , , | 3 Comments »

Unaffiliated and Dem voters are voting earlier than Republicans

The Gallagher’s voted this week

By Art Gallagher

There have been over 6 million votes cast nationally in the general election so far, according to a report at TheHill.

Almost 4 million of those votes have been cast by voters unaffiliated with the Democrat or Republican Parties. 1.4 million ballots have been cast by Democrats and 653,000 by Republicans.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: October 10th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Elections, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Opinion | Tags: , , , , | 6 Comments »

Schmid’s dishonesty disqualifies her from public service

Senator Declan O’Scanlon, Freeholder Deputy Director Sue Kiley, Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso and Congressman Chris Smith in a pre-pandemic photo

By Senator Declan J. O’Scanlon, Jr

I am tremendously proud of my friend and our Congressman Chris Smith who consistently rises above the noise and clatter of politics and personally goes the extra mile to help people in desperate situations.

During this pandemic Chris Smith has done it again—he has literally saved lives.  He’s not just saved the lives of countless unknown people who did not get sick because of the PPE Chris was able to secure for first responders and medical providers.  But he’s saved really sick patients whose families called their congressman because they were desperate for answers, medication, and approvals for treatment in a healthcare system that was overwhelmed.  Chris Smith came through for them. 

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: October 5th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, Chris Smith, Declan O'Scanlon, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Opinion | Tags: , , , , | 4 Comments »

WHO THE HECK IS RIK MEHTA?

By Randy Bergmann

Labor Day marked the unofficial end of the COVID summer as well as the unofficial start in earnest of the political campaign season.

The period between Labor Day and Election Day is when voters begin paying more attention to who’s running for which office and trying to catch up on the issues.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: September 8th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, 2020 Presidential Politics, 2020 U.S. Senate Race, New Jersey, Opinion | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

SCHOOL REOPENING PLANS GUARANTEED TO BRING OUT THE SECOND-GUESSERS

By Randy Bergmann

Will students and staff be safe in the schools that fully re-open or adopt the hybrid model? With most set to open next week, the answers should come quickly.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: September 3rd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: COVID-19, New Jersey, Opinion | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on SCHOOL REOPENING PLANS GUARANTEED TO BRING OUT THE SECOND-GUESSERS

Murphy’s paper ballot election could make Chris Smith Speaker of the House and acting President

Photo by Pete Souza

By Art Gallagher

Governor Murphy’s election rules have the real potential to make him and New Jersey the laughing stock of the nation and cause constitutional chaos. It is very possible that Jersey ballots will not be tabulated before the Electoral College meets on December 14 or when the President is to be inaugurated on January 20.

House races in districts 2,3,5, 7 and 11 could still be undecided when the House of Representatives is scheduled to be sworn in on January 3.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: September 1st, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, 2020 Presidential Politics, 2020 U.S. Senate Race, New Jersey, Opinion, Phil Murphy | Tags: , , , , , | 3 Comments »