Making it up as they go along
Jul 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Board of Education appears to be making up rules as they go along to fill vacancies on the board. This became very evident at the June 27 meeting when the board voted to appoint Mikel L...
Murphy’s love affair with taxes
Jul 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Some people are beginning to believe Gov. Phil Murphy hasn’t met a tax he doesn’t love. To be fair, the economic condition of the state hasn’t been in great shape for well over a decade, and some o...
Taking back the 1st Ward in Hoboken
Jul 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A 1972 song by Ricky Nelson, “Garden Party,” fit the tone of a recent event at Hot House in Hoboken, since nearly everybody who was anybody politically was there –anybody, I mean, who is anti-Counc...
Reshaping the HCDO into a progressive organization
Jun 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Amy DeGise , the newly-elected chair of the Hudson County Democratic Organization, may well have her work cut out for her if she intends to make Democrats more inclusive and bring the party into th...
Biggest political blunder in Hudson County history?
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
In what some Hudson County Democrats are calling “the biggest blunder” in Hudson County political history, state Sen. and Union City Brian Stack virtually threw away his chance to become the chair ...
Too close for comfort
Jun 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez won the Democratic Primary on June 5 and will be going into the general election against GOP challenger Bob Hugin . But while Democrats may rally behind Menendez in Novemb...
How damaged is Menendez?
Jun 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
One of the biggest ironies in the 2018 election for New Jersey’s U.S. senate seat is how similar the contest looks to the 2002 election, when U.S. Sen. Robert Torricelli backed out a month before t...
Seizing the political day
May 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Amy DeGise has come out blasting her opponents in the upcoming battle for the chair of the Hudson County Democratic Organization (HCDO), the countywide political group, claiming that arms are being...
How not to run for HCDO chair
May 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
Very bitter about politics at the end of his life, Mark Twain said, “If we would learn what the human race really is at bottom, we need only observe it in election times.” This was never more relev...
Surprise, surprise: Davis, Stack, Turner reelected
May 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
In what some have called the most negative election in Bayonne in decades, Mayor Jimmy Davis was reelected along with his entire ticket. Davis won over challenges from former Assemblyman Jason O’Do...