Gov. Chris Christie, New Jersey

The New American Governor: maddening for his RINO tendencies but on record for facing hard economic truths and facing down the once invincible teachers union.

Cruz & Christie, 2016?
Two straight shooters vs. one serial liar could be the ticket.

December 20, 2015
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Cruz & Christie, 2016? Two straight shooters vs. one serial liar could be the ticket.

A combination of rock-solid, grassroots Conservatism (Cruz) and pragmatic (admittedly shifting) Party politics (Christie). Could it be we’re forming a coherent Republican candidacy? Texas columnist Mark Davis agrees and has said so more than a year ago. And look what Santa has brought in  a Cruz vs. Hillary poll on Christmas Eve!
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Posted in Capitalism, Christianity, Conservatism, Elections, Gov. Chris Christie, New Jersey, Personalities, States Rights, Tea Parties, Ted Cruz, Uncategorized, Unions, Wisconsin/Teachers Union Demands | 1 Comment »

Austerity Works

June 20, 2012
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Austerity Works

As Greece, and now Spain and Italy, struggle with the crushing burden of debt brought on by the modern welfare state, perhaps we should shift our gaze some 1,200 miles north to see how austerity can actually work.
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Reforming our public schools

February 3, 2012
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Reforming our public schools

The mission of Citizens for Successful Schools is to develop ideas and engage people to move education forward. We take Trenton Central High School as a local example needing change. The same issues affect other schools as well, and we believe answers here will generalize broadly. The founders of CSS have just published an...
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Posted in *HOT BUTTON ISSUES, Bureaucracy, Conservative Men, Crony Capitalism, Gov. Chris Christie, New Jersey, Gov. Scott Walker, Wisconsin, Liberalism, Multiculturalism, Public Education, Right To Work Laws, Socialism, Taxes, Unions, Wisconsin/Teachers Union Demands | 2 Comments »

Christie gets it wrong on OWS and Tea Party

October 19, 2011
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Christie gets it wrong on OWS and Tea Party

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's attempt to liken Occupy Wall Street protesters to Tea Party activists demonstrates a gross misunderstanding of both movements. In a video from a town hall meeting, which my colleague Charlie Spiering posted below, Christie responds to a question on the Wall Street protests by arguing that, “I think if...
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The Union Myth of Representing ‘Working People’

September 13, 2011
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The Union Myth of Representing ‘Working People’

Unions and their mouthpieces continually bombard us with the catch phrases about standing for “working people,” “working families,” and the poor, oppressed and exploited “working” classes. Truth is, unions represent a privileged minority, a politically connected class, the aristocrats of middle-class workers. And the mainstream of American workers, the real working people agree; it’s...
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