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Steve Lonegan fought the good fight. The people of New Jersey are just too stupid to see Cory Booker for the empty suit he really is. Newark is a cesspool, and Booker's done nothing to clean it up, but I guess it's their ideal vision of paradise.
That, or Free Stuff. Booker promised 'em rainbows and unicorns; Lonegan's reliance on facts couldn't compete with that.
So Senator McTwitter gets to rubber-stamp Obozo, further advancing Socialism throughout the land.
Enjoy your government cheese, moochers. I hope you all choke on it.
As you head to the polls for today's special election, ponder this:
Our #njsen choice couldn't be any clearer: do we want a country where you get up every day to work for yourself, your family and your community? Or for the government and its growing class of dependents? You're not voting for class president, folks. This is a contest of ideas versus celebrity. Vote accordingly.
Steve Lonegan for U.S. Senate! Because, Liberty. And Freedom.
No wonder Cory Booker spends so little time in Newark these days, he doesn't want to get mugged for his cell phone.
A group of teenagers drove from bus stop to bus stop in Newark's South Ward in August, attacking and robbing six people in a span of 10 minutes.
In February, an Essex County freeholder was carjacked at gunpoint near his home. Days later, a lawyer with the American Civil Liberties Union was mugged outside of his office.
And just last month, a mob of juveniles swarmed an off-duty federal agent in the city's Ironbound section, pummeling the man during an attempted robbery until he pulled out his sidearm and opened fire.
Hundreds of people — 1,759 to be exact — have suffered the same fate this year in Newark, which has experienced a surge in robberies that is as random as it is violent.
Newark has seen a 23 percent jump in robberies in 2013, and the city is on pace to have its highest annual robbery total since 1999, according to Uniform Crime reports compiled by the State Police and city crime data.
And where is Mayor McTwitter? Sitting on Oprah's couch. Yucking it up with Conan. And packing his bags for greener pastures in Washington, D.C. He can't wait to get the hell out of Newark. Someone else will have to clean up his mess; he's got bigger fish to fry now!
In New Jersey, Newark seems to be the only large city reporting a major uptick in robberies this year. As of Sept. 30, robberies were down in Camden, Paterson, Jersey City and Trenton compared to 2012, according to uniform crime reports.
Purely coincidentally, Newark is also the only city with an absentee mayor.
Remember 10 murders in 10 days? Yeah, that was just a typical summer in Cory Booker's Newark.
And there's been 17 more murders since September 1st, while Cory is gallivanting around the country hobnobbing with celebrities.
Meanwhile Steve Lonegan is here in New Jersey. Taking his message to the people. Meeting with them, listening to their concerns, and proposing solutions that don't involve the same tired old platitudes.
Steve Lonegan for U.S. Senate! Because an absentee mayor doesn't deserve a
promotion to absentee senator.
Because it shows Mayor McTwitter being endorsed by … Barack Obama.
Steve Lonegan for U.S. Senate! He thinks for himself. And no one would mistake
him for an Obama rubber stamp.
Not when it's Mike Bloomberg's money. And not when it's going to help Cory Booker!
Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire mayor of New York City, is spending $1 million to help Newark Mayor Cory Booker's U.S. Senate campaign amid increasing nervousness about his performance, according to a report.
The ads, which begin running today and are funded by Bloomberg's super PAC, tout Booker as "a senator who can get things done in a divided Washington," according to the report.
Where are all those liberals whinging about "Citizens United" when you need them?
Cashing Mike Bloomberg's checks, that's where they are.
Write this down so you don't forget kids. Money in politics is only bad when it's spent on (or by) Republicans.
Steve Lonegan for U.S. Senate! Because his influence isn't for sale.
Call it the tale of two endorsements.
"Steve Lonegan will fight to preserve our Liberty against government regulations
like Obamacare that seek to limit our prosperity. Let's come together, turn out,
work hard, and elect conservative Steve Lonegan to the U.S. Senate on October
— Sarah Palin
Meanwhile, Cory Booker picked up the endorsement of his one-time rival, convicted felon Sharpe James. And James' accolades pretty much tell you all you need to know about Mayor McTwitter:
"He'd be a great U.S. senator for New Jersey," he said amid a cascade of applause, then added, "What other senator do you know who sits on Oprah's couch, and then goes on Jimmy Fallon, and then Conan?"
If those aren't qualifications to be a U.S. senator from New Jersey, well then, I don't know what are. How about you? Do you think that Oprah, Jimmy Fallon, or Conan even know where New Jersey is?
Steve Lonegan for U.S. Senate! Because Hollywood already has two senators.
Sigh. Cory Booker turns out to be yet another Democrat who can't resist the allure of young tattooed "ladies" who get naked for a living. And she's got the Tweets to prove it. (Warning! VERY Not Safe For Work!)
You can read the whole sordid thing. And you can gawk at the NSFW pictures of the I-can't-believe-anyone-thinks-she's-hot Lynsie Lee.
Well, maybe she has a stellar personality.
I'm not sure why she's come forward now with these private tweets. Maybe to counter those perpetual Cory-Booker-is-gay rumors? That sounds right, seeing as how all the reliably lefty media outlets are gushing over the story.
Look! Cory's got a stripper friend! And she's a gurl!
At least she hasn't released any "selfies" from Booker. Yet. That's all we
need now, pics of Cory's T-Bone. You know, to prove he's a Real Man.
Maybe, just maybe, the people of New Jersey are finally seeing the real Cory Booker — all flash and no cash, all hat and no cattle, the show horse who isn't a work horse, every Tweet lacks meat. Because a new poll shows Steve Lonegan gaining ground on Booker's supposedly inevitable juggernaut.
A new poll on the U.S. Senate race suggests Cory Booker's expected blowout over Steve Lonegan may not be in the bag.
The Quinnipiac University poll shows Republican Lonegan trailing Democrat Booker by a closer-than-expected 12 points. The survey of of 948 likely voters shows Booker with 53 percent support to Lonegan's 41 percent.
Ruh roh, Booker is supposed to cruise to a 35 point win! What's going on?
Where's Cory? I dunno. Does New Jersey need a part-time senator? I think not. If Booker wants to represent Hollywood he ought to move to California. He's as phony as they are so he'll fit right in. But we'd rather have a guy who's committed to us, not his famous (and/or ficticious) friends.
Steve Lonegan for U.S. Senate! Because if Cory Booker can't be bothered to
show up and help Newark, what makes you think he'll do anything for the rest
of New Jersey?
They can't let Steve Lonegan speak. Cory Booker's goons that is. They can't let go of their hatred for all things not endorsed by their patron. So when it came time for Steve to stand in front of Booker's former row house and point out how it's emblematic of Newark's deterioriation, well the boo-birds had to have their say.
Before Steve Lonegan could begin criticizing the Newark mayor for allowing his former Court Street property to fall into disrepair, a mysterious group of men began shouting him down.
"We don't want you in Newark!" they shouted. "Go back where you came from!"
You know, if I stood up at a Booker event and shouted "Go back where you came from!" I do believe I'd be accused of racism.
But when liberals don't have an actual argument they resort to vitriol. And name-calling. Or worse.
It's who they are. It's what they do.
Now a classy candiate would repudiate these thugs. Alas, Cory Booker is not a classy candidate. He issued a mealy-mouthed attack on Lonegan instead of chastising his hired help.
Kevin Griffis, a spokesman for Booker, said the men were not sent by the campaign.
"The campaign was not involved with the protestors who showed up to object to Mr. Lonegan's attacks on Mayor Booker and the city of Newark," he said. "As for Lonegan's criticisms, as one of his supporters once said, he 'thinks if he continues to say something ong enough it's true.' This is just more hyperbole and nonsense from a desperate, extreme campaign."
Yeah, "desperate, extreme campaigns" send out goon squads to sing the "I-voted-for-Cory-Booker-and-all-I-got-was-this-lousy-crack-house" Blues.
By not condemning their actions, Cory Booker is implicitly endorsing these anti-free-speech shenanigans. He wants Steve Lonegan silenced. But in typical liberal Democrat fashion, he won't stand up with the bullies he so desperately covets. He's content to bankroll their censorship via sham "charities" established to give him plausible deniability.
As soon as Lonegan retreated Booker's goon squad decamped to the offices of Fathers Now, an offshoot of Newark Now, a non-profit group started by Booker.
Oh, and guess who now owns Booker's crack house?
Yup, Newark Now. Booker sold it to them for $1 a day before he announced his U.S. Senate candidacy. They're currently "looking for a buyer" while the property sits in ruins. Apparently none of Booker's paid hecklers knows how to use a lawnmower or a trash bag.
Here's an idea. Steve Lonegan should buy it. And clean it up. Then Steve can honestly say he's done more for Newark than Cory Booker ever will.
UPDATE 18 Sep 2013 10:20:
Via Rick Shaftan, here's video of Cory's Goon Squad:
Before Cory Booker quietly sold the run-down row house he perennially failed to maintain, he used it as a sort of B&B for wanted fugitive drug dealers. You know, like his good buddy T-Bone, who by the way is "totally real."
In an interview with NJTV's On The Record with Michael Aron aired yesterday, Democratic U.S. Senate nominee, Newark Mayor Cory Booker, insisted that T-Bone is a real person and not a composite or archetype as has been previously reported.
The mayor said the Newark police told him there are currently five people in the city using the alias "T-Bone." He went on to say that he, as an attorney prior to entering public office, and "after I became mayor" would hold meetings with drug dealers, "100's of guys involved in the narcotics trade," in his house, "even putting them up with me."
Booker said he was dealing with non-violent drug dealers. Aron did not ask him how he knew they were non-violent drug dealers.
If Booker is telling the truth in his stories, as he insists he is, it is a big deal. It seems to me that Booker is confessing to his own crimes of harboring fugitives and maybe even aiding and abetting.
Soft on crime? Or just a nice guy? Yeah, a nice guy who happens to like the company of the monsters peddling poison to our kids.
Booker seems to be confessing to taking the law into his own hands, both as an attorney before entering public office, and as a mayor sworn to uphold and enforce the law. It seems that he was attempting to start an unauthorized rehabilitation program in his own house.
There have already been 64 murders in Newark this year. Most of them related to the drug trade. Is Booker sure that not even one of the "literally hundreds of guys" he hosted at his erstwhile B&B weren't somehow involved? Is he really, really, really sure?
Is Cory Booker Above The Law? Inquiring minds want to know!
Because, to quote some prominent liberal Democrats, if it could have saved just one child's life, Booker had an obligation to turn those wanted fugitives over to his police department. And the fact that he didn't tells me he's more interested in coddling criminals than in catching or punishing them.
UPDATE 17 Sep 2013 11:38:
A little Twitter humor:
Cory Booker won't say if he's a homosexual. And he won't say he isn't one either.
That's cool. It really is none of our business.
Well, until Steve Lonegan goes and criticizes Cory Booker.
Because that's labeled as "homophobia." So I guess we can pretty much figure out which side Cory's bread is buttered on, eh?
At first, Lonegan said he didn't care about Booker's lifestyle. But in an interview with Newsmax, Lonegan took a shot at Booker.
"Maybe that helps to get him the gay vote by acting ambiguous," Lonegan said.
Lonegan stated the obvious. If Cory Booker tacks the "Q" onto "LGBT" they'll throw him a parade. Which means Cory would have to get his toes done.
"It's kind of weird. As a guy, I personally like being a guy. I don't know if you saw the stories last year. They've been out for quite a bit about how he likes to go out at three o'clock in the morning for a manicure and a pedicure," Lonegan said.
Offenditis Alert! Offenditis Alert! Offenditis Alert!
Garden State Equality, the state's leading gay rights advocacy group accused Loneagn of being homophobic.
"What does it say to our youth when a candidate for the United States Senate goes on national television and makes blatantly homophobic comments?" group director Troy Stevenson said.
Real Men get pedicures. They do! Or so I'm told.
"I don't like going out in the middle of the night, or any time of the day, for a manicure and pedicure. It was described as his peculiar fetish ... I have a more peculiar fetish. I like a good Scotch and a cigar. That's my fetish but we'll just compare the two."
OK fellas, ask your buds to go out for mani-pedis. Go ahead. Ask.
Cory Booker says you won't lose your Man Card.
Next, ask the boys to meet you for Scotch and cigars.
Do a head count.
Then convince me Steve Lonegan isn't telling the truth.
It's not "homophobia." It's Reality.
No doubt much to the chagrin of Joe DiVincenzo and George Norcross.
Gov. Chris Christie today delivered a strong endorsement of Republican Steve Lonegan, a former rival, for the U.S. Senate special election in October.
Despite the fiery attacks the two have traded over the years, Christie pledged to help Lonegan on the fundraising circuit, on the stump, and by deploying two of his top surrogates on the campaign trail: Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno and interim U.S. Sen. Jeffrey Chiesa (R-N.J.), who is slated to endorse Lonegan on Wednesday.
"We still have too many people across America who have too much government in too much of their lives," Christie told a jam-packed crowd of Republicans assembled in the Hunterdon County GOP headquarters. "Steve will be a clear and powerful voice for putting people back in charge of the government, not government in charge of the people."
And he vowed to campaign again with Lonegan in the 60 days before the special U.S. Senate election, in which Lonegan faces the well-known and well-financed Newark mayor, Cory Booker. "This will not be the only time that Steve Lonegan and I will be together between now and the special election on Oct. 16," Cristie said.
OK, so I was wrong. My cynicism got the better of me there. Christie is going to help Lonegan. And as a proxy against Cory Booker, Chris Christie is indeed formidable.
Steve and I have believed and still believe in so many of the same things. We believe in lower taxes and limited government," Christie said. "We believe in people having more freedom to do the things that they believe are right for themselves and their families, without government interfering in those choices. We believe in a strong America, and a smart America, and a right America."
Who wrote that line? Mark Levin? Rand Paul? Because it's pure conservative gold.
Does anyone here think that Cory Booker believes in Freedom? Or Liberty?
"I know that Steve is going to give Cory Booker some tussle over the next 60 days," he said. "There is a clear choice between Steve Lonegan and Cory Booker for the United States Senate. One will support the president at every turn; the other will make principled judgments that he believes are not only in the best interests of America, but in the best interests of New Jersey, and that guy is Mayor Steve Lonegan."
If you believe the opinion polls, Cory Booker has apparently jumped out to a double-digit lead over Steve Lonegan.
Democrat Cory Booker is still carrying a double-digit lead over Republican Steve Lonegan in the U.S. Senate race, according to the first major poll released since the two won their parties' nominations last week.
The Monmouth University/Asbury Park Press poll, released this morning, shows Booker — the Newark mayor — leading Lonegan 54 to 38 percent.
Patrick Murray, the director of the Monmouth University Polling Institute, said Booker is "in the driver's seat."
"We find that only about one in five voters are either undecided or say they'll change their mind right now." Murray told the Asbury Park Press. "You put all that together, and there's not a lot of room for movement in this electorate."
The media is already preparing for Booker's coronation. My guess is "one in five voters" have even heard of the upcoming special election and this poll is skewed by (a) New Jersey's typical knee-jerk propensity to vote Democrat and (b) a plethora of low-information voters.
So Steve Lonegan's job is to get his message out. Loud and clear.
I'll try to help. A vote for Lonegan is a vote for Liberty.
A vote for Booker is a vote for Obama. And Harry Reid. And NSA spying, IRS abuses, regulatory overreach, excessive spending, massive debt dumped on our children, Obamacare, gun confiscation, teachers unions, illegal aliens, green energy boondoggles, an imperial presidency, and Chicago-style politics.
But hey, maybe New Jersey likes soaring unemployment, a tattered economy, a looming health care fiasco, and Smart Diplomacy™.
Or, maybe we could look beyond credentials and flashy stunts to see where our country is headed and how guys like Cory Booker are the problem. Progressive policies got us into this mess (and yes, that includes the idiocy that was "compassionate conservatism"). Steve Lonegan eschews sound bites and simplistic solutions. He'll provide leadership and intellectual honesty.
Lonegan's message may not be what you want to hear. But it's what you need to hear.
Read Steve Lonegan on the issues. Then try telling me that he isn't exactly the right guy at the right time. Not just for New Jersey, but for America.
Wednesday October 16th vote Steve Lonegan for U.S. Senate. You'll
be glad you did.
With friends like Chris Christie do Republicans need enemies? Because Christie plans to sit on his hands while Steve Lonegan battles Cory Booker for Frank Lautenberg's old Senate seat.
New Jersey governor's allies say he will offer an endorsement, but no campaign appearances or fundraising help.
An endorsement to whom?
Please tell me he isn't going to endorse Booker. Please?
Don't hold your breath Wysocki.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie finds himself in an awkward situation as he mulls whether to offer any support to his party's tea-party Republican Senate nominee, Steve Lonegan, against his Democratic friend and off-and-on political ally, Cory Booker.
Lonegan, who cruised to victory in Tuesday's Republican primary, has a frosty relationship with Christie, dating back to his primary challenge to the governor in the 2009 campaign. Just this week, Lonegan earned a public scolding from Christie for his campaign's racially tinged tweet attacking Booker. "This is a governor who calls it like he sees it," said a source close to Christie. "When Steve Lonegan says something and reporters want the governor's reaction, he'll tell people what he thinks."
We know what Chris Christie thinks. Chris Christie thinks Cory Booker will make a damn fine U.S. Senator, that's what Chris Christie thinks.
What Chris Christie says remains to be seen. My guess is "not much."
I think this video says it all.
Cory Booker's hype can't match Newark's cold, hard reality.
Remember Ronald Salahuddin? He was Booker's Deputy Mayor. Until he was convicted of conspiracy to commit extortion.
Newark's schools consistently underperform. Yet Cory Booker won't go on record supporting school choice, because he's beholden to the teachers' unions.
Steve Lonegan is working hard to expose Cory Booker's Newark record.
Debt up 57 percent, taxes up three times the cost of living, and the nation's most expensive school failing and funded by suburban taxpayers," the radio ad says.
Not to mention a 48% increase in the murder rate, in a city with stricter gun laws than 99.9999% of the nation.
But he managed to chase the Nyets to Brooklyn, so there's that. Alas he's still paying the Devils to hang around. And to his credit, the NJPAC showplace is actually a pretty nice venue, when his city's residents aren't using the patrons for target practice.
Cory Booker couldn't fix Newark. What makes anyone think he can be an effective
United States Senator? His Twitter proficiency? Feh.
Ted Cruz has him beat on that score, hands down.
Win at any cost, right Libtards? Drudge has the headline which should strike fear into your hearts. That is, if any of you had a soul.
The Drudge link goes to Pravda: " Treasury Knew of I.R.S. Inquiry in 2012, Official Says."
From the comments: "Yes, the Obama IRS delayed Tea Party group applications to limit their political activities and covered it up to win an election. That is obvious, inarguable, and criminal."
OK, so you assholes won. Enjoy it. Because now the gloves are off. All's fair in love and elections. You made the rules, now we're going to bury you with them. I don't want to hear Word One about vote suppression come 2016. I assure you, the days of libtard electoral hegemony are OVER.(Via Instapundit)
Remember when I took a vacation last summer and my friend Rich Stelt did a little guest blogging? Rich said there was no such thing as "vote fraud."
The limited benefits of laws like photo ID requirements are simply not worth the cost. They are more likely to disenfranchise a relatively large number of elegible voters.
Yeah, "eligible voters" like Melowese Richardson and her army of fake relatives.
The Obama/Biden lawn sign remains proudly planted in front of Melowese Richardson's Cincinnati home, three months after the presidential election.
It seems that President Obama has an especially ardent supporter in the veteran Ohio poll worker.
Richardson told a local television station this month that she voted twice last November. She cast an absentee ballot and then voted at the polls as well.
"Yes, I voted twice," Richardson told WCPO-TV. "I, after registering thousands of people, certainly wanted my vote to count, so I voted. I voted at the polls."
Authorities also are investigating if she voted in the names of four other people, too, for a total of six votes in the 2012 presidential election.
Richardson claimed she had submitted an absentee ballot, but was afraid her vote would not count so she also voted in person. She also said she voted in the name of her granddaughter and yet another person.Three other absentee ballots in the names of different people were submitted to the Board of Elections from Richardson's address on Nov. 1. Officials say the handwriting on those ballots is similar and that they were all received together, on the same day that Richardson's absentee ballot arrived at the office. Richardson maintains that some of the other voters live at her house.
Oh but, she did it for Dear Leader, so that's OK!
"I'll fight it for Mr. Obama and for Mr. Obama's right to sit as president of the United States," Richardson vowed when asked about the voter fraud investigation that is now under way.
"There was absolutely no intent on my part to commit any voter fraud," she insisted.
Rich, who BTW is also in the tank for Obama, calls photo ID laws a "waste of time and money." Well sure. Five fewer votes for his Lord and Savior is definitely a waste of his time and money. It's not like Ohio's electoral votes were influential in the election's outcome, right? Ohio isn't Wisconsin, where the fraud really was blatant.
Nah, Rich wants the votes of people like Melowese Richardson to count.
Six times. Or more. Whatever it takes to keep those evil Rethuglicans from
"disenfranchising" Dear Leader's minority supporters.
Here they are, the coveted WyBlog endorsements!
For President: Mitt Romney. Like you had to ask, right?
For Senator: Joe Kyrillos. Yeah, I'd never heard of him either. But anybody's gotta be better than Bob Menendez (D-La Raza).
For Congress: Rodney Frelinghuysen. Because he's a good guy and he's done a good job. Plus, his opponent is a Greek Socialist. Have you seen Greece lately?
For Sheriff: Meh. Orlando Mendez? Couldn't pick him out of a lineup. But the current doofus, Armando Fontoura is our county's chief law enforcement dude, and he utterly failed to root out a convicted felon who was illegally working on his administrative team. Methinks Armando isn't paying too much attention to actual law enforcement.
For Caldwell Council: Pete Murray and Rich Hauser! Pete and Rich have been on the frontlines for the past three years, working to make Caldwell a much better town. There's no reason to rock the boat, let 'em keep doing what they do best.
Public Question #1: No.
Public Question #2: Yes. Judges aren't imperial. They're not better than us. They don't deserve free health care just because they think they're special. Every other state employee (including the governor) is paying for his health care. Judges should too.
School Board: No opinion. Really. Because it doesn't matter, we aren't allowed
to vote on the budgets anymore. And whoever gets elected spends our tax dollars
like drunken sailors anyway. So pick whatever automaton you want to rubber stamp
everything the teachers union demands. Whoever gets elected we're still screwed.
It sounds like something only Scrooge would oppose — the Building Our Future Bond Act.
Do you approve the Building Our Future Bond Act? This bond act authorizes the state to issue bonds in the aggregate principal amount of $750 million to provide matching grants to New Jersey colleges and universities. Money from the grants will be used to build, equip and expand higher education facilities for the purpose of increasing academic capacity.
What kind of evil rethuglican hates college? Uh, maybe one who reads the fine print?
21. To provide funds to meet the interest and principal payment requirements for the bonds and refunding bonds issued under this act and outstanding, there is appropriated in the order following:
a. Revenue derived from the collection of taxes under the "Sales and Use Tax Act," P.L.1966, c.30 (C.54:32B-1 et seq.), or so much thereof as may be required; and
b. If, at any time, funds necessary to meet the interest, redemption premium, if any, and principal payments on outstanding bonds issued under this act are insufficient or not available, there shall be assessed, levied and collected annually in each of the municipalities of the counties of this State, a tax on the real and personal property upon which municipal taxes are or shall be assessed, levied and collected, sufficient to meet the interest on all outstanding bonds issued hereunder and on the bonds proposed to be issued under this act in the calendar year in which the tax is to be raised and for the payment of bonds falling due in the year following the year for which the tax is levied. The tax shall be assessed, levied and collected in the same manner and at the same time as are other taxes upon real and personal property. The governing body of each municipality shall cause to be paid to the county treasurer of the county in which the municipality is located, on or before December 15 in each year, the amount of tax herein directed to be assessed and levied, and the county treasurer shall pay the amount of the tax to the State Treasurer on or before December 20 in each year.
It's a new property tax!
Let me repeat that. It. Is. A. New. Property. Tax.
Piled on top of the highest property taxes in the nation.
Can you afford a new property tax? Because I can't afford a new property tax.
But Chris! But Chris! Our colleges need laboratories! And classrooms! They don't have that kind of money!
Actually, they do. Take Rutgers. (Please!) Two years ago Rutgers spent $100 million on a football stadium. I don't know about you, but I think that $100 million buys a lot of labs and classrooms. Instead it bought some fatcats a whole new level of fancy luxury suites and the team a trip to the Nobody-Ever-Heard-Of-It-Before Bowl. Then it helped Greg Schiano land a big fat NFL coaching contract. He got everything he wanted, and we got the bill.
OK, what about the smaller schools like Stockton State College? Glad you asked!
What about the $65 million Stockton just spent on its "wow" student center? Or the $50 million for the science building? The $49 million for new dorms to house 380 students? Or the $36 million paid for the Seaview Country Club Resort, with $1.5 million just to spruce up the golf course?
They bought a country club. A college bought a country club.
Yeah, I definitely need to pay higher property taxes for that!
Our colleges don't need more money. They need to start spending the money they already have a lot more wisely.
Vote "NO" on Public Question 1. Your pocketbook will thank you.
What could go wrong? New Jersey will allow people to vote via email tomorrow.
New Jersey election officials say they will allow registered voters to vote electronically and will also accept paper ballots through Monday, November 19th, as long as they are postmarked by election day, November 5.
"To help alleviate pressure on polling places, we encourage voters to either use electronic voting or the extended hours at county offices to cast their vote," said Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno.
The electronic voting process is used by overseas residents and service members, but this is the first time New Jersey has allowed voters in the state to vote this way.
Essex County Clerk Chris Durkin told NBC 4 New York the program is being run on an honor system, relying on voters to only use the system if they truly can't get to his or her polling place.
Here's my prediction. Fifteen minutes before the polls close tomorrow there will be a sudden surge in email ballots arriving at Durkin's office. Every single one of those ballots will be marked with straight-line Democrat votes. And the average age of the "honor system" voters will be 82 years old.
And then there's this:
Since officials couldn't figure out a way to confirm a voters name and print the completed ballot without an election worker looking the voters' choices while handling the ballots, voters will have to check off a waiver of privacy.
Goodbye secret ballot!
It's Bill Maher's wet dream.
"If you're thinking about voting for Mitt Romney, I would like to make this one plea: black people know who you are and they will come after you."
Vote by email and the state's gonna give 'em a map to your house.