Monmouth Poll: Americans Don’t Trust Iran On Nuke Deal

khameneiAmericans do not trust Iran to live up to any nuclear agreement negotiated with the Obama Administration, according to a Monmouth University Poll released this morning.  The poll was conducted July 9-12, before the final agreement was announced.

55% of registered voters polled by Monmouth said they did not trust Iran at all. 35% said they trusted them a little. 5% said they trusted Iran a lot.

Democrats have more faith in Iran than do their Republican and Independent neighbors.  Only 45% of Democrats said they don’t trust Iran at all. 45% said they trusted them a little 7% trust them a lot.  71% of Republicans don’t trust Iran at all. 55% of Independents don’t trust them at all.

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Posted: July 14th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Iran, Monmouth University Poll, Nuclean Weapons, Patrick Murray | Tags: , , , , , , | 4 Comments »

Barack Obama’s Frenemy: Democratic Senator Bob Menendez

menendezJust across the Hudson River from Manhattan lies Union City, New Jersey. With 68,000 citizens it’s gritty, working class and a beautiful piece of Americana. For decades it had the largest concentration of Cuban-Americans outside of Miami. Some came to the town before the Cuban revolution in 1959 that put Fidel Castro and his Marxist government… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: February 7th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Barack Obama, Bob Menendez, Cuba, Iran | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Barack Obama’s Frenemy: Democratic Senator Bob Menendez

Republicans in Congress prepare assault on Obama policies

WASHINGTON — The new Republican-run Congress convenes Tuesday eager to pursue a dream the party’s been chasing for six years: Dilute, dismantle or defang key Obama administration policies on immigration, environment, health care and more. First up this month will be approving the Keystone XL pipeline that Obama has been reluctant to back. Next on the… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: January 3rd, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Barack Obama, Congress | Tags: , , , , , , | 2 Comments »

Menendez on Obama Cuba deal: ‘I think it stinks’

assetContent (1)SAYREVILLE — U.S. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) today blasted President Obama’s decision to begin re-establishing diplomatic relations with Cuba and easing economic restrictions imposed on the communist country. “I think it stinks,” Menendez, the son of Cuban immigrants and the outgoing Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman, said at a press conference on new financial help for Hurricane… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: December 18th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Bret Schundler | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Menendez on Obama Cuba deal: ‘I think it stinks’

President Obama to visit N.J. military base Monday

assetContent (11)TRENTON — President Obama is scheduled to visit New Jersey Monday with an appearance at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst to thank military service members and Department of Defense civilians for their service, the White House confirmed today. The base in amalgam of the United States Air Force’s McGuire Air Force Base, the United States Army’s Fort Dix… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: December 13th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Barack Obama, New York, News | Tags: , , | 8 Comments »

Ebola Czar: ‘Overpopulation’ is world’s top challenge

From the ‘You can’t make this up file’:


Ron Klain, President Obama’s “Ebola Czar”,  said overpopulation is the world’s biggest leadership challenge during a 2008 interview at Georgetown University. (hat tip Got News)

Watch the video.  It’s only 84 seconds.

Posted: October 25th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Ebola, News | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on Ebola Czar: ‘Overpopulation’ is world’s top challenge

Obama defends ISIS strategy

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama met with the military leaders of 21 countries Tuesday to discuss the ongoing strategy to combat the Islamic State terrorist group as he faces mounting pressure at home and abroad to take more aggressive action in Iraq and Syria. Obama did not announce any new or expanded initiatives following the meeting… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: October 14th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Barack Obama, Iraq, News, Syria | Tags: , , , , , | 3 Comments »

Tea Parties Take Credit For Obama’s Electoral Victories

sandwitch shopFour New Jersey Tea Party groups and a Southern California Tea Party group joined forces today in warning national Republicans not to nominate a moderate for president in 2016.  In their joint statement released this morning, the Bayshore Tea Party Group, the East Jersey Tea Party Group, the NJ TEA Party Caucus and the Ventura County Tea Party from California claimed credit for the 2008 and 2012 electoral victories on President Barack Obama and promised more of the same if a moderate or liberal Republican is nominated in 2016.

In the event a moderate or liberal republican is nominated by the GOP in 2016, the Tea Party groups that joined together in this statement, have pledged to refuse any support for that nominee and urge all concerned Americans who believe in liberty, prosperity, smaller government and fiscal responsibility, to join them in their action. Other groups throughout the nation are expected to join within the weeks and months to come.

A moderate Republican will result in the continuation of lower Conservative Republican voter turnout that began in the late 1990’s and was a significant contributor to Republican Presidential loses in 2008 and 2012.

Bayshore Tea Party Group Co-founder Barbara Gonzalez said the groups have polled their members and found that the majority will not support a Republican nominee who does not pass their litmus tests. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: March 10th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Barbara Gonzalez, Bayshore Tea Party Group | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments »

Welcome back to Monmouth County, Governor We’ve been waiting

“My message to the federal government, get the resources where they are needed as fast as possible, as hard as possible and for the duration. Because the recovery process, obviously in a place like New Jersey is going to take a significant amount of time….

I told the mayors and the governors, if they are getting no for an answer somewhere in the federal government, they can call me personally at the White House.”  ~ President Barack Obama, October 30, 2012

“On October 29 last year the job changed for me. It’s no longer a job, it’s a mission.

You see a mission is something that is different from a job. A mission is sacred.  It’s a sacred trust that was thrust on me, and you, on October 29 of last year.

And that mission is to make sure that everyone, everyone in New Jersey that was affected by Sandy to return to normalcy in their lives.

I will not let anyone, anything, any governmental entity, or any force get in between me and the completion of my mission.”  ~ Governor Chris Christie, November 5, 2013

Welcome back to Monmouth County, Governor Christie.  We’ve been waiting for you.

Posted: February 20th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Barack Obama, Chris Christie, RREM, Superstorm Sandy | Tags: , , , , | 3 Comments »

Christie Needs To Throw Down In Middletown

By Matt Rooney, Save Jersey.com

Christy-BarryWhen Speaker of the House John Boehner’s caucus didn’t immediately sign off on a massive, bloated Superstorm Sandy relief package in early 2013, Save Jerseyans, Chris Christie’s outrage could be heard at all ends of the earth.

“We respond as Americans,” Christie bellowed following a congressional adjournment which occurred without a vote, “at least we did until last night… it was disgusting to watch.”

A majority of conservatives were of a decidedly different opinion, ranging from disinterest to feelings of betrayal. Their disgust was reserved for an event that occurred approximately two months earlier, before the Mitt Train officially derailed, when the rockstar GOP Governor embraced President Obama on Garden State soil, a move which public exit polling suggested could’ve helped move the needle in the incumbent’s direction in key 2012 battleground states like Virginia and Ohio. Base political calculation at its worst? Or simply emotions getting the best of an emotional guy?

My take at the time was as balanced as anyone could expect from a conservative blogger: it was foolish to fault Christie for refusing to leave his storm-ravaged state for a political rally, or even for hosting the Commander-in-Chief upon the White House’s request, but I also argued that the Republican Governor’s overly-effusive praise of an as-of-yet-untested federal response was premature at best and would likely prove to be the real mistake with the passage of time.

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Posted: February 20th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Christie, Christie Administration, Obama, Obama Administration, RREM, Superstorm Sandy | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Christie Needs To Throw Down In Middletown