With a little help from their friends
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Gov. Christopher Christie and U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez have one thing very much in common. They both have generous friends. Christie’s friend is the owner of the Dallas Cowboys – who generously in...
Hoboken is a train wreck waiting to happen
Apr 12, 2015 | 6 6 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Albert Einstein defined insanity as doing the same things over and over and expecting a different outcome each time. In this regard, the forces aligned against Mayor Dawn Zimmer seem to be totally ...
Garcia bows out of Assembly race
Apr 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Perhaps the biggest surprise in the March 31 filing of Assembly candidates is that incumbent Carmelo Garcia of Hoboken declined to run again in the 33rd District. The district includes Union City, ...
Goldilocks in the 31st Assembly District
Mar 29, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Steve Fulop is looking more and more like Goldilocks from the famous fairy tale when it comes to his potential choices for state Assembly candidate in the 31st District. But instead of the te...
Feeding frenzy over Menendez?
Mar 15, 2015 | 4 4 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
In what looks very much like a repeat of what happened to U.S. Sen. Robert Torricelli more than a decade ago, U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez has come under scrutiny in a possible criminal investigation ...
Seducing Stack to the HCDO side?
Mar 08, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Political challengers around Hudson County will be taking long shots from across the political court this spring as candidates defy political machines in West New York, North Bergen, and in the 31s...
A change of direction
Mar 01, 2015 | 6 6 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Michele Richardson is apparently the latest choice to run for the state Assembly from Jersey City on the official Hudson County Democratic Organization (HCDO) line with Bayonne’s Nicholas Chiaraval...
North Bergen battle begins
Feb 22, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Just because Lawrence “Larry” Wainstein is running for mayor of North Bergen doesn’t stop him from being a shy guy. This may explain why some of his followers asked a member of the press to stop ta...
Bloggers get off free
Feb 15, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Satirist Lenny Bruce said it best. “Satire is tragedy plus time. You give it enough time, the public, the reviewers will allow you to satirize it. Which is rather ridiculous, when you think about i...
Deciding Carmelo’s fate
Feb 08, 2015 | 6 6 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
State Sen. and Union City Mayor Brian Stack apparently met with Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer last week in an out-of-county location. Supposedly, the subject involved what to do with the 33rd District ...