The great deceiver dies
Dec 04, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Back in 1968, a year before I joined the U.S. Army, the real test of being a legitimate left-wing radical was whether you went to Cuba. A number of people I knew through Abbie Hoffman’s runaway cen...
That old fashioned Thanksgiving tradition
Nov 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
They rang the bell after supper the Sunday before Thanksgiving. I didn’t know who they were at first. We’d heard the racket of the truck on the street the way we hear the trash and recycle trucks o...
Duck season? No, silly season
Nov 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Even though the voters approved the move of Jersey City’s municipal elections from May to November, the silly season has started with a bang less than two weeks after the nation closed the books on...
A whole new world
Nov 13, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Although the national election for president was between Democrat Hillary Clinton and now-President-Elect Donald Trump , the biggest winners and losers locally may be Gov. Christopher Christie and ...
Between the lines
Nov 06, 2016 | 7 7 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Up to their usual dirty tricks? Hoboken bloggers have been posting misinformation in the weeks going into the school board elections. This has a lot to do with character assassination rather than a...
Proving your party loyalty
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
There is an old political adage that says, “Signs don’t vote.” By this, people mean that someone who posts a window or lawn sign for a particular candidate may not vote that way once in the privacy...
Trading places
Oct 23, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
As many as 20 Jersey City police officers will be indicted shortly, according to sources close to Mayor Steven Fulop . But the indictments, despite the rumors, did not figure into Fulop’s decision ...
Standing room only
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
You would think someone was giving out free popcorn, considering the number of political bigwigs standing in line to throw their support to Phil Murphy, particularly now that Jersey City Mayor Stev...
A mayoral nightmare
Oct 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
Because they would need to rely heavily on a suddenly shaky political machine, the reports that Assemblyman Raj Mukherji and Jersey City Council President Rolando Lavarro will not run for mayor aga...
Is Fulop’s political career over?
Oct 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
Steven Fulop may have ended his political career on the front steps of City Hall this week, announcing that he would seek reelection as mayor of Jersey City instead of running in the primary next J...