Category Archives: New Jersey

Google versus GO – it’s enough to commit seppuku

By ann summers Like John Nash’s humiliation in A Beautiful Mind, it may be the case that like Mishima’s loss to Kawabata for the Nobel Prize, our lives may be determined by more banal activities. In Nash’s case it’s a … Continue reading

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New Jersey High School Teacher Who Harassed His Students with Racial, Religious, and Homophobic Slurs Loses Appeal

By Elaine Magliaro Justin Zaremba (NJ.com) reported this morning that Emilio Perez, a former New Jersey high school teacher who had been “convicted of harassing students using racial, religious and homophobic slurs lost his appeal Friday and will continue to be barred … Continue reading

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Backroom New Jersey Verizon Deal Will Hurt Landline Customers: One Example of How Government Now Exists to Service Corporations at the Expense of the Citizenry

By Elaine Magliaro On Sunday, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist David Cay Johnston reported that the telephone is going to become “much more costly and intermittently available in the Garden State, thanks to a backroom deal between New Jersey governor Chris Christie’s administration and … Continue reading

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New Jersey Cops Watch While Police Dog Mauls Man Who Later Dies While in Custody (VIDEOS)

By Elaine Magliaro Last week, James Joiner wrote in a Daily Beast article that “Policing in this country really seems to be going to the dogs” after seeing a video that  appeared to show Vineland “police allowing a K9 dog … Continue reading

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Governor Chris Christie’s Extensive Travel Expenses Costing the Taxpayers of New Jersey a Pretty Penny

By Elaine Magliaro   On Tuesday, Mark Lagerkvist of New Jersey Watchdog reported that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie had refused “to release nearly $800,000 in American Express credit card bills for the travel costs of his state police security … Continue reading

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It’s Only a Game: Is Chris Christie the “Mojo Man” and More for the Dallas Cowboys, Jerry Jones, and the NFL?

By Elaine Magliaro Mark Arco (NJ.com) said that images of the governor of New Jersey celebrating the Dallas Cowboys’ win on Sunday night “created a stir among sports fans on social media.” Barry Petchetsky (Deadspin) wrote that “underripe tomato” Chris … Continue reading

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Stateside New Jersey: The State Paid Fees to Mary Pat Christie’s Firm After State Investment Was Terminated

By Elaine Magliaro During the time that Chris Christie has spent serving as governor of New Jersey, the state “has funneled hundreds of millions of dollars to Wall Street firms as management fees on the state’s pension funds.” Although just a few hundred thousand … Continue reading

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