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‘Chris Christie Wants to Be Our President’: Poetic Politics

Chris Christie Wants to Be Our President Chris Christie is a paragon of virtue and of candor: Away from truth he never has attempted to meander. He claims he walks on water and cares not for tawdry pelf. I know that this is true, for he has said it all himself!

Chris Christie’s New Jersey Budget Bill passes both houses

TRENTON, New Jersey, June 26, 2015 − The New Jersey Legislature met Friday for a joint session of both houses, just days before the looming constitutionally established July 1 deadline. The joint session considered the annual budget bill, S-2016, which appropriates $35,347,174,000 in state funds and $17,323,048,000 in federal funds for the state’s fiscal operations budget ...

New Jersey crafts another pint-sized budget

TRENTON, New Jersey, May 9, 2015 − The state of New Jersey is fully expecting a May surprise, and I am not sure I can say that I am surprised. The good thing about this surprise is that it’s the gift that keeps on giving. It accomplishes this by making the current year’s budget surplus ...

The Christie gun control conundrum of a Red Governor in a Blue State

Chris Christie, embattled governor of the Garden State, is facing an important decision. Indeed with the national spotlight on him in mind for a 2016 Presidential run, as well as a result of recent scandals, all of his decisions are important and have national implications.

Election 2016: A scandal plagued 2014 takes down Presidential frontrunners

WASHINGTON, February 17, 2014 —  Christie the bully, Clinton the political shark, and Biden the crazy uncle in the attic are all media fed images. In the chess game that is a national election, it is not wise to be too bold and too strong up front. Remember Herman Cain, the first forerunner in 2012 ...

Christie creates position for Wildstein; the media are shocked

WASHINGTON, January 17, 2014 — There are two scenes from “Tombstone,” one of the best westerns in the last thirty years, where Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer) comes to terms with just how much irony and hypocrisy he can bear in his life. In the first, he is offered a badge by Wyatt Earp when the ...

Christie and Obama scandals show media objectivity is dead

WASHINGTON, January 16, 2014 — Two weeks ago we heard that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie may have organized the lane closures on the GWB as a form of political retribution against the Mayor of Ft. Lee. He apologized, and people were fired. Then last week we heard that Chris Christie may have embezzled money ...

Chris Christie, BridgeGate and SandyGate

WASHINGTON, January 13, 2014 — Last week the story broke that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie may, or may not, have been involved in the closure of lanes on the George Washington Bridge in order to punish a local Democratic mayor for refusing to support him. Now, we are hearing that the embattled Garden State ...

The hypocrisy of the latest Christie Scandal

WASHINGTON, January 13, 2014 — Presidential hopeful and governor of New Jersey Chris Christie is in trouble. Last week it was revealed that members of his staff engaged in petty, bully tactics in retaliation against a mayor who refused to support the governor in his reelection bid. Now it seems that the governor may have ...

Chris Christie and A Bridge Too Far

By Jim Bozeman, Pithanthropy (Twitter: @JimBozeman) MILLINOCKET, Maine, January 12, 2014 – In the book and movie “A Bridge Too Far,” the World War II Allies took on a difficult task, and they failed. It looks like New Jersey governor Chris Christie is in the same position. Not long ago he was the favorite candidate-to-be ...