NJ gasoline tax already high enough!   Problem is unconstitutional debt.
November 10, 2014

The “smart” people in state politics and the media say we need higher gasoline taxes to fix our roads and bridges. They are wrong. Continue reading...

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Second day teaching U.S. History I at Atlantic Cape Community College. Hard to explain “Age of Exploration” without teaching conquest of Christian Constantinople (now Istanbul) by Muslim Turks in 1453. Constantinople was the capital of Byzantium, the Eastern Roman Empire, for a thousand years. It had the largest church in the world (Sancta Sophia—Holy Wisdom). […]

During the past five years, Chris Christie Republicans and Steve Sweeney Democrats put New Jersey even deeper in debt. New Jersey state government is not legally obligated to pay most of its long term debts, because NJ State Constitution only requires repayment of long term debts that are approved by voters in statewide referendums. During the past 40 years, both Republicans and Democrats borrowed roughly $200 billion without voter approval, knowing that the State Legislature can “repudiate” or legally refuse to pay such debts it at any time. Continue reading...

Line 4 of Atlantic City local government budget of 1978 with its first new casino: “Total General Appropriations: $37.3 million. Same line item in 2014: “$262.1 million”. Please check my math. I get a 600% increase over 36 years, or 17% per year. Atlantic City government has spending and debt problem–not revenue problem. If taxpayers […]

The Washington Examiner recently reported that Republican House Speaker John Boehner is under intense public pressure against his election as speaker and his revenge against Congressmen Daniel Webster and Rich Nugent, who have been removed from the Rules Committee as a result of their opposition to Boehner’s leadership. It is rumored that NJ Congressman Scott […]

(Reprinted from Current Newspapers of Atlantic County, January 8, 2015) Four years ago, I wrote  a column “How will Stockton repay $225 million in debt?    At that time Stockton College had just borrowed that much for a building and buying spree.  It spent $36 million for the Seaview Golf Resort,  $65 million for its “designed […]

Plans for Atlantic City?

January 9, 2015

Is Atlantic City headed for a Detroit style bankruptcy? Continue reading...

Roughly a dozen of our members have taken one or more of these courses during the past year. Everyone who attended reported that the classes were well worth the time, the money, and the travel. Because we are busy with other projects, we decided it would take less time and money to promote these classes […]

Janice Lenox and Michelle Mellon formed Concerned Citizens of New Jersey to work with parents and teachers to get Common Core curriculum out of NJ public schools. For a brief John Stossel video explaining why, please click: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y5q_6ifEYCE During the past year, they made phone calls, wrote letters, attended school board meetings, and met countless […]

Great New Video – Control

December 28, 2014

Shout-out to Steve Jones Productions for another fantastic video! Continue reading...

Common Core

December 22, 2014

Here are two good resources on Common Core. The first is an excellent, concise explanation from John Stossel: Continue reading...

In the weeks ahead,   Frank LoBiondo and most Republicans in Congress plan to let our Democrat President give legal status to roughly 6 of the 20 million foreigners now in this country in violation of our “reformed” 1986 immigration laws.   They will legalize the rest later, along with millions who will continue to come.  See Rush […]