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  • Dem Says Corps Must Pressure Amnesty Opponents [semi-satire]

    01/26/2021 10:07:35 AM PST · by John Semmens · 2 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 24 January 2021 | John Semmens
    Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) is calling for "our friends in the corporate community to make it clear that members of Congress who do not support amnesty for the tens of millions of undocumented immigrants in the country will not receive campaign donations, consulting fees, shares of stock, or cushy corporate jobs after retiring from politics." "What they all need to understand is that this is a win-win situation for them and us," Menendez said. "We get more Democrat voters to help us maintain ownership of the government. They get an increased supply of cheap labor that will improve their profits...
  • Mass Exodus: People in Five States Say Get Me Outta Here

    01/22/2021 8:52:03 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 103 replies
    Mish Talk ^ | 01/22/2021 | Mike Shedlock
    It's easy to guess the states people are leaving. Can you guess the top states where people are headed?Top Outbound StatesTop Inbound States The above numbers are on a percentage basis of inbound to outbound moves, not absolute numbers. The report is from North American Moving Services.Key Takeaways from the 2020 Migration ReportPeople are fleeing California for Texas and IdahoIllinois, New York, and New Jersey are the three states with the most outbound moves. The top five inbound states in 2020 are Idaho, Arizona, Tennessee, South Carolina, and North Carolina, with Tennessee overtaking South Carolina from the 2019 results. Florida,...
  • Murphy Administration Celebrates Final Step Toward Construction of New Portal North Bridge

    01/18/2021 5:08:37 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 9 replies
    Insider NJ ^ | January 14, 2021 | Insider NJ
    TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy, alongside Department of Transportation Commissioner and NJ TRANSIT Board Chair Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti, NJ TRANSIT President & CEO Kevin Corbett, U.S. Senator Bob Menendez, Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill, Congressman Tom Malinowski, and Amtrak Board Chair Tony Coscia, today celebrated the finalization of the Full Funding Grant Agreement (FFGA) with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to construct a new Portal North Bridge. NJ TRANSIT CEO and President Kevin Corbett executed the agreement with the FTA today, which will provide $766.5 million dollars in federal funding for the Portal North Bridge. The new Portal North Bridge, a $1.8 billion...
  • Defiant NJ Gym Has Bank Account Wiped by Democratic Governor

    01/15/2021 6:27:58 AM PST · by george76 · 66 replies
    Townhall ^ | Jan 15, 2021 | Leah BarkoukisLeah Barkoukis
    Atilis Gym co-owner Ian Smith has made a name for himself for standing up to New Jersey’s COVID-19 restrictions on businesses, despite Governor Phil Murphy’s repeated attempts to shut him down through citations, fines, arrests, having their business license stripped, and their doors locked and barricaded. This week, Murphy escalated the fight. “As of this morning, without warning, and without permission, and in the middle of litigation, Governor Murphy took it upon himself to empty our bank account entirely, to the tune of $165,000,” explained Smith on a video posted to social media. He said it still wouldn’t stop him....
  • New Jersey opening up COVID-19 vaccine to smokers

    01/14/2021 6:21:30 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 10 replies
    nypost ^ | 01/13/2021 | Gabrielle Fonrouge
    It’s the first time that smoking has been good for your health. New Jersey is now allowing smokers to get the highly coveted COVID-19 vaccine — on the grounds that their habit is considered a high-risk health condition, reports said Wednesday. “Smoking puts you at significant risk for an adverse result from COVID-19 and there are 2 million smokers in New Jersey who fit into these categories,” New Jersey’s Department of Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli said, according to NJ.com.
  • Trump Administration to Designate Cuba a State Sponsor of Terror

    01/11/2021 8:36:11 AM PST · by Navy Patriot
    Newssmacks ^ | January 11, 2021
    The Trump administration will place Cuba back on the list of state sponsors of terrorism on Monday, according to two senior State Department officials, reversing an Obama-era decision and making it harder for President-elect Joe Biden to quickly revive diplomatic ties with Havana.Secretary of State Michael Pompeo is expected to indicate he’s designating Cuba because the country continues to harbor American fugitives including Joanne Chesimard, convicted of killing a New Jersey state trooper in 1973, and refuses a Colombian extradition request for National Liberation Army members linked to a 2019 bombing that killed 22.Cuba joins only Syria, Iran and North...
  • Christie: If Trump's actions aren't impeachable, 'then I don't really know what is'

    01/10/2021 10:05:24 AM PST · by conservative98 · 154 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 10, 2021 - 11:22 AM EST | Joseph Choi
    Former Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said on Sunday that he believed President Trump's actions before supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol last week amounted to an "impeachable offense." While appearing on ABC's "This Week," Christie, a former U.S. attorney who has supported Trump, said that Republicans in Congress would have to "vote their conscience" if an impeachment article is brought forward and "look at what happened." "What we had was an incitement to riot at the United States Capitol. We had people killed, and to me there's not a whole lot of question here," said Christie. Christie added that...
  • 2 women arrested after hosting 200-person 'makeshift bar' party in New Jersey

    12/28/2020 6:16:55 PM PST · by dynachrome · 26 replies
    NBC "news" ^ | 12-28-20 | Wilson Wong
    Two women were arrested for hosting more than 200 people at an illegal “makeshift bar” in New Jersey over the weekend, Newark authorities said. The state’s department of public safety said police officers responded to calls at 6 Libella Court in Newark at approximately 12 a.m. on Sunday. Hundreds of patrons were seen drinking, eating, and illegally gambling at the warehouse party, according to police.
  • ew Jersey Governor Warns Against New Year’s Eve Gatherings: ‘Only Your Immediate Household’

    12/28/2020 1:51:56 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 32 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/28/2020 | Hannah Bleau
    New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) urged residents on Monday to refrain from ringing in the new year with individuals outside of their household, pressing New Jerseyans to reduce celebrations and strictly adhere to coronavirus protocols, including masking up and practicing social distancing. “IMPORTANT: This New Year’s Eve, we urge you to keep to a small gathering of only your immediate household,” Murphy began, stating that the new year should begin with residents “staying vigilant” regarding the Chinese coronavirus by practicing social distancing, masking up, and handwashing:
  • Smith & Wesson Sue New Jersey’s Anti-Gun Attorney General Grewal

    12/26/2020 4:00:03 AM PST · by marktwain · 12 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 23 December, 2020 | Dean Weingarten
    New Jersey's tyrannical Attorney General, Gurbir Grewal, is adding to his dubious list of anti-Second Amendment activism. On 15 December 2020, Smith & Wesson sued Grewal, asking for relief, for using his office to violate the First Amendment, Second Amendment, as well as the Fourth, Fifth, and Fourteenth Amendment protections of the U.S. Constitution. Defense Distributed won a significant victory in September of 2020, with the Fifth Circuit agreeing Defense Distributed could sue AG Grewal in Texas. The case is ongoing and alleges Grewal violated Defense Distributed's First Amendment rights.The Smith & Wesson lawsuit is about a subpoena issued on...
  • Chris Christie considering a presidential run in 2024 -- even if it means challenging Trump

    12/22/2020 10:57:56 AM PST · by conservative98 · 139 replies
    NY Post ^ | December 22, 2020 | 12:18pm | By Jorge Fitz-Gibbon | Updated
    Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is not ruling out a 2024 presidential bid — even if it means running against his old friend Donald Trump, according to a report. “I would not, no,” Christie told conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt on Monday, Fox News reported. “I would not rule it out.” “If I go and look up Christie 2024, will that URL already be reserved?” Hewitt asked. “ChrisChristie.com is, sir,” Christie answered. “So, we’re gonna keep that one and we’ll see where we go from here.”
  • NJ gym famed for defying COVID-19 lockdown orders fined more than $1.2 million

    12/14/2020 6:03:36 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 19 replies
    nypost ^ | 12/14/2020 | Lee Brown
    The owners of a New Jersey gym who famously defied orders to close the fitness center during the coronavirus pandemic have now been hit with more than $1.2 million in fines — but are staying open as a “f–k” you to Gov. Phil Murphy. The Atilis Gym in Bellmawr became an anti-lockdown posterchild in May after it repeatedly refused to adhere to the Garden State’s orders to close.
  • New Jersey Governor: Non-Cooperation with Contact Tracers ‘Up to a Whopping 74%’

    12/08/2020 10:29:24 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 53 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/08/2020 | Hannah Bleau
    The percentage of New Jersey residents refusing to cooperate with contact tracers continues to rise, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) announced on Monday. “Contact Tracing Update: We now have more than 30 contact tracers on the ground for every 100,000 residents,” Murphy said. “The rate of non-cooperation is now up to a whopping 74%.”
  • New Jersey Bill Would Legalize Killing Babies in Abortions Up to Birth

    12/05/2020 5:54:31 PM PST · by xomething · 17 replies
    lifenews ^ | 12/04/2020 | Micaiah Bilger
    New Jersey pro-life leaders are warning their state about a massive new pro-abortion bill that would legalize abortions up to birth and jeopardize the lives of mothers and babies. A pet project of pro-abortion Gov. Phil Murphy, the bill (S3030/A4848) would force taxpayers to pay for abortions and eliminate a conscience protection clause for medical workers who believe it is wrong to kill an unborn baby. Murphy introduced the radical pro-abortion bill, the Reproductive Freedom Act, in October. State Senate and Assembly committees are considering it this month. “This outrageous bill strips babies of their right to live, strips women...
  • So What IS the Deal With The Governor And This New Gateway Project Report?

    12/02/2020 10:28:44 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 9 replies
    StreetsBlog NYC ^ | November 30, 2020 | Dave Colon
    What the L? Gov. Cuomo rocked the regional transportation world this week when he cheered a report suggesting that the existing cross-Hudson tunnels between New Jersey and New York don’t need a full shutdown to rebuild them, potentially throwing yet another wrench into the plan to build a new pair of tunnels to boost interstate rail capacity, a $13-billion piece of the Gateway Project. It’s the latest baffling twist in the decade-plus-long saga. On Sunday, the governor suggested that a report done for the Port Authority by consultants London Bridge Associates showed that the existing century-old tunnels could be fixed...
  • It’s official. Murphy approves toll hikes on three major N.J. highways

    12/02/2020 5:46:36 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 18 replies
    NJ.com ^ | June 10, 2020 | Larry Higgs
    It’s a done deal. Tolls on the states three major toll highways are going up in September, after Gov. Phil Murphy gave a final approval of the increases and the multi-billion dollar construction plans they fund. Murphy signed the meeting minutes on May 27 and sent confirmation letters to the New Jersey Turnpike Authority and South Jersey Transportation Authority, said Jerrel Harvey, a spokesman for the governor. The approvals came on the same day boards of both agencies met, held lengthy public hearings and approved the toll increases. Governors have the option to approve authority board minutes, or not to...
  • New Jersey bill to legalize marijuana includes ‘social equity’ tax

    12/01/2020 7:51:59 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 14 replies
    nypost ^ | 12/01/2020 | Lia Eustachewich
    The push to legalize recreational weed in New Jersey includes a new “social equity” tax that would benefit communities of color disproportionately affected by drug laws. Bills by both the Senate and Assembly allow the Cannabis Regularly Commission to levy an optional Social Equity Excise Fee for programs aimed at alleviating racial disparities
  • NJ Gov Murphy: Statewide Coronavirus Shutdown Still ‘on the Table’

    11/29/2020 9:38:35 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 18 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/29/2020 | Pam Key
    Governor Phil Murphy (D-NJ) said on this week’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday” that a statewide coronavirus shutdown was still “on the table.” Fill-in anchor Bret Baier said, “You have not ruled out a statewide shutdown like you did in the spring. Why is that? You hear the WHO saying it’s the last possible resort, considering the economic impact of that. You heard Dr. Anthony Fauci say something similar, but yet you’re saying it’s possible in your state?”
  • NJ Gov. Phil Murphy on Maskless Dining Confrontation: ‘I’d Prefer Folks to Be More Civil’

    11/25/2020 9:50:10 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/25/2020 | Hannah Bleau
    New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) opened up on the viral confrontation caught on tape between his maskless dinner party and bystanders, who heckled him for dining out after he moved to retighten coronavirus restrictions and encouraged people to make their Thanksgiving plans “as small as possible.” “There’s no reason we should have to be having a political discussion about whether or not you’re wearing a mask. We were dining outdoors in the middle of our meal,” he said in a Tuesday appearance on CBS This Morning.
  • Feds Indict 15 Members And Associates Of Philadelphia Mafia

    11/23/2020 3:36:05 PM PST · by CheshireTheCat · 38 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | November 23, 2020 | Jordan Lancaster
    Federal authorities indicted 15 alleged members and associates of the Philadelphia mafia Monday, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania announced. The men charged are alleged members or associates of the South Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey-based criminal organization La Cosa Nostra (LCN), according to a press release from the Department of Justice. They are charged with several crimes, including racketeering conspiracy, illegal gambling, loansharking, extortion and drug trafficking...