Reader says don’t ask the rest of us to do what you won’t just because your party’s policies always fail and you simply want to nullify our suffrage with the votes of the eternally-dependent

“The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is. ” Winston Churchill.

Put another way, truth does not equate to nastiness and yes, some countries are indeed shitholes. By any reasonable metric (per capita GDP, average longevity, infant mortality, hours per day the electricity is on, […]

By |January 15th, 2018|Bergen County|5 Comments

County Sheriff Sued Over Contamination at the Bergen County Police Academy Gun Range

January 11,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Mahwah NJ, the Bergen Record reports (https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/bergen/2018/01/10/suit-bergen-knew-gun-range-site-contaminated-squashed-probe/1016898001/ ) a lawsuit claims that not only did county officials know about the contamination at the Bergen County Police Academy gun range, but that they actively squashed an investigation into alleged crimes by those who led the dumping.

The law suit alleges the […]

By |January 11th, 2018|Bergen County|5 Comments

Reader says NJ residents are hurt in the new tax bill because NJ Democrats bleed them dry at the state level

I am the original poster and I am VERY aware of which NJ residents get hurt by this bill.
These are the same NJ residents that Obama forced a tax hike on in 2010. These are the same NJ residents that NJ Democrats are chomping at the bits to hike taxes on.
These NJ residents are hurt […]

By |December 26th, 2017|Trenton|0 Comments

Amazing Headline in the Ridgewood News

December 1,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, an amazing headline today from the Ridgewood News , especially when you take into account the one sided journalistic arse kissing  and one sided reporting that often take place on their pages . The Ridgewood News like most of New Jersey’s media have been open cheerleaders , […]

By |December 1st, 2017|village of ridgewood|28 Comments

Bergen County Becomes the first County in the State of New Jersey to adopt a $15 minimum wage

November 24,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Hackensack NJ, Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco , “This afternoon I was joined by my colleagues on the Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders, along with representatives from USUW 755, USUW 655, and the Executive Director of New Jersey Working Families Analilia Mejia, to announce and sign Executive Order […]

By |November 22nd, 2017|Bergen County|8 Comments

New Jersey Teachers Union (NJEA) Spent $5.7M of Union Dues on Election Activities in November

November 17,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, According to recent filings with the Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) , the New Jersey Education Association spent about $5.7 million in union dues on the recent general election. It did so through Garden State Forward, a Super PAC (political action committee) that the teachers union founded […]

By |November 17th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|6 Comments

Former Democrat mayor of Paterson, N.J, was sentenced to 5 Years in prison

photo Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr.,Senator Bob Menendez, Nellie Pou, and Jose “Joey” Torres.

November 15,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Paterson NJ,  Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino announced that Jose “Joey” Torres, the former mayor of Paterson, N.J, was sentenced to prison today for directing that city employees perform work at a private warehouse leased by his […]

By |November 15th, 2017|Trenton|8 Comments

Jury May Get New Instructions on Menendez “just friends” defense

file photo by Boyd Loving

November 15,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Newark NJ, the Jurors in the bribery trial of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez and a wealthy friend Florida eye doctor Salomon Melgen could hear new instructions from the judge Wednesday as they resume deliberations.

The jury finished Tuesday without reaching a unanimous verdict on any of […]

By |November 15th, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

Within 12 hours of their victory, Democrats said their ‘first order of business’ is to raise taxes

November 11,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Per Democrats’ / Murphy’s proposal, marginal tax rate on incomes above $1MM will be 10.75%.
Below are the top two tax brackets in NY state and NJ state:
NY
$321,050+ 6.85%
$2,140,900+ 8.82%
NJ
$500,000+ 8.97%
$1,000,000+ 10.75%
For a family with income between $500k and $1MM, the NJ tax is 2.12% higher than the […]

By |November 11th, 2017|Bergen County|2 Comments

Murray Sabrin : Phil Murphy and Democrats are legal versions of Willie Sutton

 

Murray Sabrin
Professor of Finance at Ramapo College

Regarding “State senate president plans to push tax bill,” (Nov. 9, page 1A). The people of New Jersey spoke loud and clear on election night. They want state government to spend more of their money. Not really their money, just upper income folks who make up a small percentage […]

By |November 10th, 2017|Trenton|6 Comments