As a blogger and political strategist I’ve been credited with writing, in real time, the political obituaries, of many candidates and office holders, Democrats and some Republicans, in Monmouth and Ocean Counties.
This weekend I am sadly tasked with writing the real obituary for my father, Arthur V. Gallagher, from whom I inherited many traits, including the love for writing, politics and the conviction that government should be run efficiently to serve the people. Dad passed away peacefully last night at the age of 88, from non-COVID-19 related natural causes.
MMM publisher Art Gallagher will be Tommy G’s guest this afternoon at 4 PM on the best afternoon drive time radio show in New Jersey.
With election day two weeks away, Tommy and Art will likely be discussing the NJ Gubernatorial election between Lt Governor Kim Guadagno and former Goldman Sach banker Phil Murphy. The 11th district state Senate race between Senator Jennifer Beck and Vin Gopal could come up.
Art Gallagher met with Middletown Deputy Mayor Stephanie Murray and Committeeman Tony Fiore for an interview last week. Both up for reelection to the Township Committee next month, Murray is seeking her third term, Fiore his fourth.
In the first two segments of the interview we hope to give Middletown voters a sense of who Fiore and Murray are personally. In the final segment we cover what they have accomplished for Middletown through their years of service and what they intend to accomplish in the next three years if they are reelected. Read the rest of this entry »
MMM publisher Art Gallagher will be joining Tommy G onNew Jersey’s best drive time radio show this afternoon during the 5 o’clock hour.
The Tommy G Show is broadcast in Central New Jersey on 1450 AM WCTC, on the Internet by clicking this link and via the TuneIn app on your smartphone.
With election season upon us, Tommy and Art will likely be discussing the NJ Gubernatorial election between Lt Governor Kim Guadagno and former Goldman Sach banker Phil Murphy. The 11th district state Senate race between Senator Jennifer Beck and Vin Gopal could come up. Read the rest of this entry »
For this conservative Republican who believes in Dr. King’s dream, there was much more to be hopeful about than to fear at the Anti-Hate rally in Asbury Park yesterday. There was actually nothing to fear. Read the rest of this entry »
Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno, the GOP nominee for governor, sat down with MMM’s Art Gallagher for a brief interview this morning following a round table discussion with Fair Haven residents at the home of Tenny and Carol Simmons. Read the rest of this entry »
August 12, 1958 was a big day in my mother’s life. I don’t even remember it
I’ve intentionally stayed out the the raging debate over the terrible events in Virginia last weekend and the adequacy, or lack thereof, of President Trump’s response to them.
I consider most of the ranting, from both the left and the right, to be bullshit political posturing, or ass covering, that will make no positive difference at all in improving our quality of life. It won’t make a positive difference how we relate to people who don’t look like us, dress like us or talk like us. On the contrary, the raging narrative in the media seems to be increasing our divisions.
The best result, so far, of the current media narrative is that we are apparently no longer on the verge of nuclear war with the crazy fat kid in North Korea and the Russians are apparently no longer attempting to hijack our republic.
I’m inviting my little corner of the Internet to use the upset caused by recent events to create some love and harmony. I think its contagious.