Tag Archives: Movement Conservative

Thugs in Reagan Masks

The moment I heard that West Point Weasel Mike Doherty had joined Leonard Lance’s re-election campaign (as the campaign manager for Hunterdon County, no less) I knew immediately what would be coming several months down the line. And, sure enough, … Continue reading

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You Know You’re a RINO When…

major Tea Party groups in your own district refuse to endorse you. That’s the dilemma NJ State Senator Joe Kyrillos faces as the final weeks of the Republican primary wind down to the June 5 election. Kyrillos was anointed by … Continue reading

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Apparently, CNJ Really IS in the Tank for Lance

No surprise there when you survey the battlefield from high above: having been thwarted in their effort to hijack the Tea Party movement in New Jersey by yours truly last year, the Conservative Leadership Council (Steve “Boss” Lonegan, Mike “West … Continue reading

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The Unprincipled “Conservative” – Part 1

At this late stage of the 2012 GOP primary there can be no question that Leonard Lance – the incumbent who represents Congressional District 7 in New Jersey – is resolved to present himself to the electorate as the “Principled … Continue reading

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2012: Year of the West Point Weasel?

There are few things more satisfying than knowing you were right when everyone insisted you were wrong. Case in point concerns NJ State Senator Mike Doherty, a man considered by many to be a paragon of Movement Conservatism: early last … 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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