THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS CONGRESS

February 15, 2017

Let’s compare what President Trump has accomplished since the inauguration (with that enormous crowd!) with what congressional Republicans have done.

In the past three weeks, Trump has: staffed the White House, sent a dozen Cabinet nominees to the Senate, browbeat Boeing into cutting its price on a government contract, harangued American CEOs into keeping […]

By |February 16th, 2017|2017|11 Comments

Joe Piscopo a surprising 2nd among GOP hopefuls for N.J. governor in latest poll

By Claude Brodesser-Akner | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
on February 09, 2017 at 9:28 AM, updated February 09, 2017 at 1:56 PM

TRENTON — A new poll that has the potential to shake up this year’s race for New Jersey governor shows still-undeclared Joe Piscopo is just six points behind Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno among Republican […]

By |February 10th, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

Spineless Republicans Weak-kneed on Tax Cuts

HOUSE GOP’S CORPORATE TAX SCHEME HAS ITS REPUBLICAN SKEPTICS

BY STEPHEN OHLEMACHER
ASSOCIATED PRESS

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans face opposition to their plan to overhaul the way corporations pay federal taxes from a powerful group of lawmakers – other Republicans.

“I’m not very enthused about it,” said Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah, the chairman of the Finance […]

By |February 4th, 2017|business and finance|0 Comments

Obamacare Repeal Must Be on Day One: Congress Has No Excuses

Jim DeMint / @JimDeMint / January 02, 2017

In less than three weeks’ time, when Donald Trump becomes our next president, he will take an oath to preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States.

It is fitting, then, that Trump has committed to repealing and replacing one of his predecessor’s most infamous unconstitutional policies, […]

By |January 9th, 2017|Obamacare|1 Comment

REPUBLICANS PRIMED FOR PUSH TO DISMANTLE OBAMA’S POLICIES

BY RICHARD LARDNER
ASSOCIATED PRESS

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of the 115th Congress will be sworn in at noon Tuesday, setting off an aggressive campaign by Republicans who control the House and Senate to dismantle eight years of President Barack Obama’s Democratic policies.

The first and biggest target is Obama’s signature health care law, which Republicans have long […]

By |January 3rd, 2017|2017|0 Comments

Conway unloads on Romney

“We don’t even know if Mitt Romney voted for Donald Trump.”

By MATTHEW NUSSBAUM

Updated 11/27/16 01:30 PM EST

Appointing Mitt Romney as secretary of state would be viewed by many supporters of President-elect Donald Trump as a major betrayal, former Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway told CNN on Sunday.

“It’s just breathtaking in scope and intensity,” Conway said […]

By |November 27th, 2016|2016|0 Comments

Is a Rebirth of the N.J. GOP on the Horizon?

By Alyana Alfaro • 11/10/16 4:51pm

After President-elect Donald Trump’s victory during Tuesday’s general election, the Republican brand seems strengthened nationwide. The party now has control of the White House, the U.S. Senate and the House. However, that nationwide strength stands in contrast to the GOP’s beleaguered position in New Jersey.

In the Garden State, the Republican […]

By |November 17th, 2016|Bergen County|0 Comments

DeNicola Announces She Will Be Seeking NJ District 40 Assemble Seat

November 15,2016
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Maura McMahon DeNicola has announced on Facebook that she will be seeking the vacant seat created by the departure of Assemblyman Scott Rumana in NJ District 40.

DeNicola stated, “Well Friends, after serious consideration and support, I’m in! I am seeking election to the Vacant Seat created by […]

By |November 15th, 2016|village of ridgewood|7 Comments

the Ridgewood Blog Endorses Donald J Trump for President

November 7,2016
the staff of the Ridgewod blog

Ridgewood NJ, the staff of the Ridgewood whole endorses Donald J Trump for President . It’s past time for a change . Hillary Clinton stands for nothing more than the current status quo of ,cronyism , political grand-standing, and corruption. Clinton offers nothing more than the same old tired […]

By |November 7th, 2016|2016|11 Comments

Is Comedian Piscopo Making the Rounds for a 2017 NJ Gubernatorial Bid ?

photo of BCRO Chair Paul DiGaetano and Joe Piscopo by Margaret Cenci Frontera

Is Comedian Piscopo Making the Rounds for a 2017 NJ Gubernatorial Bid ?
October 24,2016
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, New Jersey native and former Saturday Night Live star Joe Piscopo came to the statehouse today for an afternoon sit-down with Governor Chris Christie.
 The […]

By |October 24th, 2016|Bergen County|1 Comment