Joe Piscopo laughs off reports of Russian hacking

BY JUDY KURTZ – 03/23/17 05:32 PM EDT

Joe Piscopo, currently mulling a New Jersey gubernatorial bid, is laughing off reports of Russian-backed hacking during the 2016 elections, calling them “comical.”

“It’s a ruse. It’s a joke. They got nothing. The Russia thing is comical because it won’t go away,” the “Saturday Night Live” alum told Mediaite […]

By |March 24th, 2017|Bergen County|5 Comments

There Really Was A Liberal Media Bubble

Groupthink produced a failure of the “wisdom of crowds” and an underestimate of Trump’s chances.

By Nate Silver

Filed under The Real Story Of 2016

Published Mar. 10, 2017

This is the ninth article in a series that reviews news coverage of the 2016 general election, explores how Donald Trump won and why his chances were underrated by most […]

By |March 12th, 2017|village of ridgewood|1 Comment

Gender-swap experiment shows Hillary even less likable as a man

Amber Athey Investigative [email protected]_atheyon Mar 09, 2017 at 8:26 AM EDT

An experiment designed to reveal gender bias by reenacting the presidential debates with the candidates’ genders reversed found that Hillary Clinton would have been even less likeable as a man.

The two NYU professors who designed the experiment were “unsettled” to discover that audience members actually […]

By |March 11th, 2017|2016|0 Comments

Donald Trump brands Democrats ‘hypocrites’ over Russian links

Nick Allen, washington

3 MARCH 2017 • 9:00PM

President Donald Trump branded Democrats “hypocrites” over calls for an investigation into his administration’s contacts with Russia, posting a photograph on the internet of one of the opposition party’s leaders sharing doughnuts and coffee with Vladimir Putin.

It came after half a dozen Trump officials and advisers were revealed to […]

By |March 4th, 2017|2017|9 Comments

U.S. Rally Is the Envy of Stock Markets Worldwide

In contrast to U.S. stocks, most major stock markets around the globe haven’t enjoyed the same postelection bump, and many remain far below their record levels

Updated Jan. 25, 2017 5:02 p.m. ET

Donald Trump never promised to make the rest of the world great again.

U.S. stock markets have rallied since the president’s victory more than […]

By |January 26th, 2017|business and finance|1 Comment

Donald Trump Sworn In As The 45th President Of The United States

Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans, and people of the world: thank you.

We, the citizens of America, are now joined in a great national effort to rebuild our country and to restore its promise for all of our people.

Together, we will determine the course of America and the […]

By |January 20th, 2017|2017|2 Comments


January 17,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood blog was shocked to learn ads posted in 20 U.S. cities offer protesters money to disrupt President-elect Trump’s inauguration this week in Washington, D.C. An organization called “Demand Protest” posted the ads on the website The San Francisco based group is offering people a […]

By |January 17th, 2017|2017|12 Comments

Trump conducts his own sting operation to ensnare intelligence briefers – and says he caught them leaking

President-elect Donald Trump described a sting operation he says he conducted after growing frustrated at a series of leaks about his own classified briefings
He says he decided to tell no one about a particular briefing, shielding even his longtime scheduling aide, Rhoda, to rule out the possibility leaks were coming from his staff
When word got […]

By |January 12th, 2017|2017|1 Comment

Deutsche Bank’s top economist favors Trump over status quo

By Frank Siebelt | FRANKFURT

Deutsche Bank’s (DBKGn.DE) top economist said U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will be an improvement on “a mediocre status quo” and drive economic growth in the country higher.

“We will see a move from dogma to pragmatism,” David Folkerts-Landau said at a dinner with journalists on Monday, forecasting U.S. economic growth in 2018 […]

By |January 11th, 2017|2017|0 Comments

Re-Energized Dollar Looms Over the Rest of the World

On Wall Street, the rising dollar has been one of the most visible signals of growing optimism in the U.S. economy; for many other countries, it spells trouble.

Updated Jan. 1, 2017 10:03 a.m. ET

On Wall Street, the rising dollar has been one of the most visible signals of growing optimism in the U.S. economy. […]

By |January 2nd, 2017|business and finance|0 Comments