Tag Archives: New Jersey

Shocker: Christie Lawyers say Christie is Innocent

Good news for Chris Christie. Lawyers hired by the governor have concluded that he is innocent. From the New York Times: Now, after 70 interviews and at least $1 million in legal fees to be paid by state taxpayers, that … Continue reading
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Posted in Chris Christie, Ethics | Tagged | 5 Comments

We The People

Artist – Nick Anderson The New York Times published a story today containing evidence that the power of the Port Authority was abused by the Chris Christie administration long before the Washington bridge closure. Among the evidence is the Port … Continue reading
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Posted in Chris Christie, Open Thread, Russia | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

“Revenge of the Nerd”

This couldn’t happen to a nicer asshole. What Chris Christie woke up to this morning. pic.twitter.com/HvkMpxjcxe — Jim Roberts (@nycjim) February 1, 2014 Continue reading
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Posted in Chris Christie, The Media | Tagged | 16 Comments

For Christie and the Star-Ledger, What a Difference a Few Months Make

The New Jersey Star-Ledger is calling from the impeachment or resignation of Governor Chris Christie if the latest allegations from former Port Authority official David Wildstein prove to be true. Forget about the White House in 2016. The question now … Continue reading
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Posted in Chris Christie, Ethics, The Media | Tagged , | 6 Comments

Chris Christie Will Learn His Lesson. Maybe.

“I will learn things from this. I know I will. I don’t know exactly what it is yet that I’ll learn from it. But when I get the whole story and really try to understand what’s going on here, I … Continue reading
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Posted in Chris Christie, Ethics, Quote | Tagged | 5 Comments

The Hits Keep Coming

As Bob predicted in this week’s mailbag, Chris Christie may end up getting nailed for something not even related to the George Washington Bridge closure. According to emails and testimony corroborated by public records, the governor’s office denied Hurricane Sandy … Continue reading
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Posted in Chris Christie, Ethics | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments

Christie Under Federal Investigation

Not for the frivolous bridge closure, but for possibly misusing Hurricane Sandy Relief funds to pay for ads featuring himself. At issue is not merely using relief funds to promote a tourism campaign, which was approved, but using those funds … Continue reading
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Posted in Chris Christie, Ethics | Tagged , | 15 Comments

You Get What You Pay For

After the News Jersey Star-Ledger began inquiring about the frivolous George Washington bridge closure, Governor Chris Christie’s staff had salty words for the state’s largest newspaper. “Fuck him and the [Star-Ledger]. Sent from my iPhone” Michael Drewniak is Chris Christie’s … Continue reading
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Posted in Chris Christie, Ethics, The Media | Tagged , , | 7 Comments

Traffic Jam

Artist – Nick Anderson The New Jersey legislature found former Port Authority of New York and New Jersey executive David Wildstein in contempt today for refusing to answer questions about the George Washington Bridge scandal. Wildstein invoked his Fifth Amendment … Continue reading
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Posted in Chris Christie, Open Thread | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Swift Action

Artist – Pat Bagley In other news, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie released a statement today claiming that the most senior members of his personal staff and some of his appointees acted without his knowledge. He also claims that his … Continue reading
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Posted in Chris Christie, Open Thread | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Dear New Jersey Star-Ledger: What Were You Expecting?

Now that it has become clear New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was somehow involved in the unnecessary closure of the George Washington Bridge, the New Jersey Star-Ledger now believes that Christie may, in fact, be a dishonest bully. His attempts … Continue reading
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Posted in Chris Christie, The Media | Tagged | 8 Comments

In New Jersey, It’s Time for a Flashback

Prior to New Jersey’s recent election, the New Jersey Star Ledger endorsed Governor Chris Christie even though they think he’s terrible. This is how they described him at the time of their endorsement. The property tax burden has grown sharply … Continue reading
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Posted in Chris Christie, Epic Fail, Ethics, The Media | Tagged | 5 Comments

Chris Christie Surrenders on Same-Sex Marriage

The New Jersey Supreme Court allowed same-sex marriage to proceed last night amid Govenor Chris Christie’s appeal because they found that the state could not win on merit. Facing such a blunt assessment, Governor Chris Christie withdrew his appeal today. … Continue reading
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Posted in Chris Christie, LGBT | Tagged , | 4 Comments

Ringing Endorsement

The New Jersey Star-Ledger has endorsed Governor Chris Christie, but to say that they aren’t big fans would be putting it lightly. This is how they describe Christie. The property tax burden has grown sharply on his watch. He is … Continue reading
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Posted in Chris Christie, The Media, WTF | Tagged , , | 7 Comments

Progress

Despite the protestations of Governor Chris Christie (and a holier-than-thou protester who showed up to the ceremony), the recently elected Senator Cory Booker wed the first same-sex couple in New Jersey last night shortly after 12 a.m. 1st couple in … Continue reading
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Posted in Cory Booker, LGBT | Tagged , | 4 Comments

Cory Booker Wins

It turns out a Steve Lonegan victory did not compel President Obama to “fold” on the debt ceiling as he predicted. BREAKING: Cory Booker declared winner of New Jersey special election — Bloomberg News (@BloombergNews) October 17, 2013 BREAKING: Democrat … Continue reading
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Posted in Congress, Cory Booker, Senate | Tagged , | 3 Comments

The RNC Wants You To Vote (On The Wrong Day)

The RNC tweeted today encouraging residents of New Jersey to vote in the special election. The problem is they told people to vote on the wrong day. Shortly after the entire internet pointed out their error, they issued a new … Continue reading
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Future Congressmen

Artist – Dave Granlund The Steve Lonegan campaign has fired campaign spokesman Rick Shaftan who said his opponent Newark Mayor Cory Booker is probably gay because he was polite to a stripper. Because obviously a straight, dick-swinging real man would … Continue reading
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Posted in Congress, Cory Booker, Open Thread | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

Delusions of Grandeur

Steve Lonegan, the man who said “bring it on” in regards to a government shutdown, is having delusions of grandeur. “When I win, Obama will fold.” Lonegan says his internal polling shows a neck-and-neck race in the U.S. Senate contest … Continue reading
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Posted in Epic Fail, Government Shutdown, Sarah Palin | Tagged , | 15 Comments

Good People of Good Will? Not So Much.

While a New Jersey judge has declared that the state must extended marriage rights to same-sex couples, Governor Chris Christie has vowed to appeal the ruling to the state Supreme Court and he’s once again trying to put constitutional rights … Continue reading
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Posted in Chris Christie, LGBT | Tagged , | 7 Comments