Spineless Republicans Weak-kneed on Tax Cuts



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



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.”


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

Doherty’s “Kaepernick Resolution” Condemns Professional Athletes Who Fail to Stand During National Anthem

Highlights Hypocrisy of Athletes Who Reap Millions from the Society They Protest

October 20, 2016
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Senator Mike Doherty (R-23) introduced a Senate resolution condemning professional athletes who fail to stand during the national anthem.

Sen. Mike Doherty’s resolution condemns professional athletes who fail to stand during the national anthem. (Wikimedia Commons)

Doherty, […]

By |October 24th, 2016|Bergen County|3 Comments

Disruptive donor fuels Trump’s Republican revolt

Rebekah Mercer is working to upend the party while getting its nominee elected


by: Mary Childs in New York

In the VIP section of what the Republican party planned as an election night celebration in 2012, big donors including Paul Singer watched the votes trickle in to determine whether Mitt Romney would unseat Barack Obama […]

By |October 20th, 2016|2016|1 Comment