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Doubling Down on Doubling Down on Insanity

After reading Rob Eichmann’s latest tribute to the popular definition of insanity titled “The Chairman Speaks,” I’m left wondering if he missed taking his medication or, perhaps, should start taking medication. For those who stumbled into this contretemps after the … Continue reading

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The Futility of Arguing With All of the Above

After reading his mercifully brief post today, I’m left wondering if Conservative Neo-Jacobin Rob Eichmann is (a) terminally obtuse; (b) irremediably stupid or (c) blindly ideological. Perhaps it’s all of the above. I can draw no other conclusion in light … Continue reading

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A Less Than Convincing Response from CNJ

It took long enough – given their predilection for shooting from the hip without fully researching the facts – but the plodding response issued by Ed Mazlish to my series defending the Bayshore Tea Party against a vicious smear campaign … Continue reading

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A Strong Cup of Tea, Part 5: L’Affair Salanitri

As I explained in some detail here, the launch skids for my departure from Right Direction were copiously greased by an article I posted on June 23 in which I came to the defense of Roseann Salanitri – founder of … Continue reading

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A Strong Cup of Tea, Part 4: CNJ and The People’s Map

Legislative apportionment. Congressional districts. State legislative districts. Census data. Just say these words out loud – as if reciting a charm from a book of spells -  and most normal people suddenly become narcoleptic, awakened only by shouting the words, … Continue reading

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A Strong Cup of Tea, Part 3: CNJ’s Fundraiser Follies

One can silently endure the taunts from Useful Idiot leftists of being bought and paid for by the Koch Brothers for only so long before sardonically smiling and admitting that, yes, every one of us receives a thousand dollar per … Continue reading

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Man Bites Bulldog!

Last night (very early this morning, actually) CNJ contributor Bill Winkler and I exchanged words in the comment section of a recent post. I would first like to thank Bill for taking the time to register and share his thoughts … Continue reading

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A Strong Cup of Tea, Part 2: Dissing Mayor Lonegan?

In late February and early March of this year, the NJ chapter of Americans for Prosperity (AFP) – led by the former Mayor of Bogota and gubernatorial primary candidate Steve Lonegan – conducted one of its famous MAXED OUT bus … Continue reading

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A Strong Cup of Tea, Part 1: The Drumthwackit Blues

On February 24, 2011 a post appeared on the CNJ website that effectively rattled the conservative blogosphere in the Garden State. It was a reaction to a breakfast meeting that took place earlier in the day at Drumthwackit, the official … Continue reading

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A Strong Cup of Tea – Introduction

In the wake of Rick Santelli’s February 2009 “rant heard ’round the world,” a spontaneous uprising of sorts occurred all over the United States that would later become the largest sustained popular protest movement in American history. Ordinary citizens fed … Continue reading

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