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Wisniewski Blasts Murphy for Not Paying Canvassers $15 Per Hour

photo Phil Murphy

By Alyana Alfaro • 05/23/17 5:44pm

John Wisniewski. Kevin B. Sanders for Observer

Democratic gubernatorial front-runner Phil Murphy wants to raise New Jersey’s minimum wage to $15 an hour, but his canvassers are working for $12.50, Assemblyman John Wisniewski said Tuesday, rolling out a new line of attack as the June 6 primary nears.

Wisniewski, a […]

By |May 24th, 2017|Bergen County|3 Comments

Democrats are falling for fake news about Russia

Why liberal conspiracy theories are flourishing in the age of Trump.

Updated by Zack [email protected]@vox.com  May 19, 2017, 8:30am EDT

President Donald Trump is about to resign as a result of the Russia scandal. Bernie Sandersand Sean Hannity are Russian agents. The Russians have paid off House Oversight Chair Jason Chaffetz to the tune of $10 million, […]

By |May 20th, 2017|2017|0 Comments

Democrats and Media Go into Hysterics over Healthcare Bill, Just Like Everything Else

By Stephen Miller|3:57 pm, May 5, 2017

Apparently we’re all going to die. We’re all going to die here in short order and we’ll all have Republicans, who were elected to Congress in record majorities, to blame. Good job everyone.

That’s the message coming out of Democrats and duly picked up by national media after yesterday’s House […]

By |May 6th, 2017|Obmacare|0 Comments

Democrats say they now know exactly why Clinton lost

WASHINGTON — A group of top Democratic Party strategists have used new data about last year’s presidential election to reach a startling conclusion about why Hillary Clinton lost. Now they just need to persuade the rest of the party they’re right.

Many Democrats have a shorthand explanation for Clinton’s defeat: Her base didn’t turn out, Donald […]

By |May 1st, 2017|2017|1 Comment

Democrats begin to wonder: When do we win?

For all the roiling anger and energy at the grassroots, the party still fell short in Georgia and Kansas. And Democratic prospects in upcoming elections aren’t promising. (??????????????? grassroots anger …nice try)

By GABRIEL DEBENEDETTI

04/19/17 05:06 AM EDT

As it became clear late Tuesday evening that Jon Ossoff would fall just short of the 50-percent mark in […]

By |April 20th, 2017|2017|3 Comments

Unused sick days are costing us billions, as Democrats dawdle

Updated on April 16, 2017 at 3:31 PMPosted on April 16, 2017 at 3:30 PM

BY STAR-LEDGER EDITORIAL BOARD

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Sick pay is for those who get sick. If you don’t get sick, you shouldn’t get sick pay. Period.

The same goes for all fringe benefits. If you’re not disabled, you don’t get disability. If you’re not unemployed, you […]

By |April 17th, 2017|Bergen County|2 Comments

Now, even some Democrats are comparing Murphy to Corzine

Can you say Corzine 2.0 ?

By MATT FRIEDMAN

04/12/17 05:23 AM EDT

New Jersey politicians just can’t seem to leave Jon Corzine alone.

The former Democratic governor and U.S. senator, bounced out of office by Republican Gov. Chris Christie in 2009, has tried to keep a low profile in recent years, even as the GOP has portrayed him […]

By |April 12th, 2017|Bergen County|4 Comments

Reader mostly agree The settlement isn’t designed to address low income housing availability. It is designed as a club developers can hold over the heads of affluent communities

Seven low income housing units are planned for the Chestnut Avenue development that was just approved. How the heck does Ridgewood make any sort of real dent in its preposterous court-imposed low income housing deficit, seven units at a time?

Judicial fiat in any area of life over a time span measured in decades is utter […]

By |April 11th, 2017|village of ridgewood|3 Comments

The last thing N.J. needs is another entitlement

Editorial: The last thing N.J. needs is another entitlement

April 2, 2017 at 3:00 AM

State Senate President Steve Sweeney, the sponsor of New Jersey’s 2009 paid family leave law, wants to expand the program. Giving workers paid leave from their jobs to care for a sick relative or a new baby — and paying for it […]

By |April 2nd, 2017|Trenton|1 Comment

Sen. Menendez Enters Third Year Facing Criminal Charges. Does Anyone Care?

file photo by Boyd Loving

It doesn’t seem so as trial looms.

By Steven Nelson, Staff Writer | March 31, 2017, at 5:15 p.m.

Sen. Bob Menendez may call a federal prison home if prosecutors prove he accepted bribes to do favors for a wealthy businessman.

But you wouldn’t know that if you tuned in to Bloomberg TV last […]

By |April 1st, 2017|Bergen County|4 Comments