Monday, January 31, 2022
Things are really heating up north of the border!
Conservatives Deputy Leader to Liberals: "So I again will ask the Prime Minster, who may I remind the House wore blackface on more times than he can remember, apologize the peace-loving, patriotic Canadians who are outside right now just asking to be heard?" 🔥🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/MQzmEi7I0q— Election Wizard (@ElectionWiz) January 31, 2022
Sunday, January 30, 2022
It's New Jersey. Not surprised? We can't imagine why (wink wink!). Yes, New Jersey, as it turns out, is ranked dead last.
And where are the BEST places to retire? That would be Florida, Virginia, and Colorado which ranked as the top three destinations for retirees, the study said.
So, why was New Jersey ranked so low? Oh, c'mon! You know why -- and you also know that one of the BIG reasons is TAXES! Compared to other states, the Garden State was at the bottom of the pack for adjusted cost of living (42nd), health-care facilities per capita (46th), and how tax-friendly the state is (41st).
- January 30, 2022 -
Statement by Donald J. Trump, 45th President
of the United States of America
AT&T is closing the very popular One America News Network (OAN) because too many people are watching. They couldn’t put up with that any longer. Conservatives/Republicans should boycott Direct TV, and while you’re at it, “Concast’s” Xfinity as well. These are Radical Left Lunatics who are destroying our Nation!
Saturday, January 29, 2022
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia will join in the national observance of Catholic Schools Week January 30, 2022 – February 5, 2022. Catholic Schools Week is an annual celebration of the Christ-centered, faith-based education that students receive in the 119 elementary, 15 secondary, and 3 special education schools in the five-county metropolitan area comprising the Archdiocese. The national theme for Catholic Schools Week 2022 is Catholic Schools: Faith. Excellence. Service. Knowledge and Service.”
Monday, January 31, 2022
Father Judge High School Gymnasium
3301 Solly Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19136
|The original Garden State Park clubhouse.|
It all happened in Cherry Hill.
And it wasn't so very long ago. Or at least that's the way it seems to some of us. It was a time when people looked for quick getaways and a convenient place to misbehave -- a place just beyond their usual boundaries where they could cut loose.
Much of it was built around Garden State Park, one of the finest thoroughbred race courses in the country. With a spaciousness and grandeur that rivaled some of the world's most hallowed venues for the sport of kings, Garden State's clubhouse attracted a sartorially-savvy, monied crowd. And when the sun came down after a day of racing it was time for the action to shift to an array of local bars and restaurants that catered to the smart set.
With Garden State as the center, the action stretched along Route 70 and Haddonfield Road in an area that, to this day is known as the Golden Triangle. Near the top of the triangle the Cherry Hill Hyatt (now the Crowne Plaza) held forth with a welcoming fountain, a grand lobby and clever eatery named Ginsburg and Wong that served Chinese food and kosher deli treats.
Down the road, just opposite the race track stood the famed Latin Casino. A Philly transplant, "The Latin" was neither particularly Latin nor was it a casino. In fact, gambling wasn't yet legal in New Jersey, except for the state lottery and the thoroughbreds across Route 70. But The Latin did feature a huge casino-style showroom with attractions like Tom Jones, Frank Sinatra, Steve Lawrence and Edie Gormé, Don Rickles, Tony Bennett,
|Poolside at the Cherry Hill Inn.|
But while The Latin and Garden State were the jewels in the crown, the bright lights extended along a full mile of those centerpieces and beyond. Near The Latin, the emerald brick facade of The Rickshaw Inn welcomed guests under a gold-plated, pagoda style roof and featured an Asian-inspired menu, similarly themed guest rooms and an outdoor pool and cabana club that offered flash with its splash. It was that from the Rickshaw's upper level, with the right binoculars, you could monitor the finish line at Garden State and see whether or not your horse won.
Further down Route 70 the elegant Sans Souci (French for "without equal") supper club wasn't really French at all. But it did define the word risqué as its late night bar scene was known for discreet dalliances. Similarly renowned was Henry's on Haddonfield Road which provided a cozy corner of conviviality after dark. And, where Haddonfield Road meets Route 38 two legendary attractions held forth boasting classic elegance. Cinelli's Country House featured an iconic neon sign with carriage wheels that spun magically in the dark, an upscale Italian menu and lively bar action for the more mature set. Across the road, the Cherry Hill Inn sat majestically atop a hill, signaling restrained elegance with a British-inspired decor that morphed into a sort of shabby chic as the place not-so-gracefully aged. Still, the Inn did offer the famed Starlight Room and the chance to dine and dance under countless tiny white lights imbedded in its ceiling.
|Dining room at Cinelli's Country House.|
That was Cherry Hill during the 1950s, 60s and into the 70s. It was a place just over the bridge or down the turnpike where people came to misbehave. They ate a lot. they drank a lot, they gambled a lot, they frolicked a lot and, inevitably, more than a few of them hooked up a lot.
Where did it go? Why didn't it last? Times change. And in 1978, after New Jersey legalized gambling the first casino opened in Atlantic City. That was the beginning of the end. Philadelphians could cross the bridge and, without hitting a single traffic light fly down the expressway and be at a real casino (with gambling, dining, dancing and entertainment all in one place) in no time at all. Similarly, those in New York or North Jersey could easily zip down the Garden State Parkway. And slowly, Cherry Hill's glittering attractions were replaced by office parks, corporate headquarters, car dealerships, movie multiplexes, strip malls, fast food joints and nursing homes. All that raucous rah rah became, well . . . just another Wawa.
Friday, January 28, 2022
January 28, 2022 -
Statement by Donald J. Trump, 45th President
of the United States of America
BIG news out of Pennsylvania!
The practice of no-excuse mail-in ballots, put in place by Democrats right before the stolen 2020 Election, has been ruled UNCONSTITUTIONAL by the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court.
Here is the key question: If widespread mail-in balloting is unconstitutional in Pennsylvania now, how could mail-in balloting have been constitutional in the RIGGED 2020 Presidential Election then?
We all know the answer—it wasn’t!
All American Patriots are thanking the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania for having the courage to do the right thing!
New Jersey State Senate Republican Leader Steven Oroho and Assembly Republican Leader John DiMaio sent the following letter to Princeton University President Christopher L. Eisgruber expressing concerns about the alleged conduct of Princeton Gerrymandering Project staff during their service as advisors to the New Jersey Congressional Redistricting Commission.
The full text of the letter (click here for PDF) is below:
January 28, 2022
Christopher L. Eisgruber
Office of the President
1 Nassau Hall
Princeton, NJ 08544
Dear President Eisgruber,
We are writing to you after reading a news report about the conduct of members of Princeton University’s Princeton Gerrymandering Project during their service as advisors to the New Jersey Congressional Redistricting Commission.
As you are likely aware, it was reported by the New Jersey Globe on January 27 (Claiming partisan fairness models are proprietary, Princeton Gerrymandering Project won’t show their work by David Wildstein) that a pair of Princeton Gerrymandering Project staffers provided confidential information to assist Democrats while serving as supposedly nonpartisan advisors to the commission.
It has been alleged that Princeton Gerrymandering Project staff provided inside information to the Democratic congressional redistricting team about the strength of the proposed Republican map and provided guidance regarding specific deficiencies in the Democrat map that needed to be cured in order to create a stronger submission than that of the Republicans.
The congressional redistricting process is fundamental to our ability to uphold the principles of “one person, one vote” and representative democracy upon which our nation was founded. We need not point out that Congressional redistricting, and thus control of Congress, is not just important to the residents of New Jersey, but to the entire nation. Control of Congress invariably will play a role in foreign and domestic policy for decades, as well as the prioritization of funding for certain grants and programs over others.
By providing confidential information to one side, Princeton Gerrymandering Project staff likely tipped the scales in favor of Democrats.
We note that Princeton University faculty and staff are expected to abide by the university’s Rights, Rules, Responsibilities, which includes provisions regarding Academic Integrity, Honesty and Cooperation in University Matters, and Confidentiality of Records.
Princeton University is revered the world over as an exemplary institution of learning, held to a higher standard than most – and deservedly so. Taking no action to investigate and address the extremely serious allegations would certainly cast immeasurable doubt about the integrity of your institution.
We would like to know what steps Princeton University is taking to ensure that staff acted in a fair and nonpartisan manner.
Specifically, what steps are being taken to investigate the claims of improper conduct by Princeton Gerrymandering Project staff during the congressional redistricting process? What steps are being taken to hold staff accountable for any improper conduct that has taken place?
As an institution with a proven record of creating leaders in government and industry, it is imperative that you investigate the aforementioned claims.
While serving in a critical advisory role to the commission charged with fulfilling a basic duty of our Constitution, Princeton University has an absolute responsibility to demonstrate that its staff acted in a fair, unbiased, and nonpartisan manner.
We look forward to your response.
Steven V. Oroho
Senate Republican Leader
Assembly Republican Leader
cc: Princeton University Board of Trustees
The following is not a good sign for the Democrats headed into the 2022 congressional elections:
A majority of voters think congressional Democrats are too liberal, and agree with the Senate GOP leader that voters don’t want to “fundamentally transform America.”
Thursday, January 27, 2022
Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Is Joe Biden okay ? pic.twitter.com/6A7gd0qLfL— RealMac (@beingrealmac) January 26, 2022
Did YOU vite for THIS guy? Did ya? Shame on ya!
BIDEN: "When I went to Dearborn, driving that, eh, you know, uh, was up there, uh...I don't know, man." pic.twitter.com/auSyuIYxn1— RNC Research (@RNCResearch) January 26, 2022
New Jersey State Senator Michael Testa warned that a new round of prisoner releases and pandemic mandates by the Murphy administration will make New Jersey less safe and put corrections officers at risk.
“Governor Murphy used the cover of the pandemic to release 40% of the inmates from New Jersey’s prisons over the last two years,” said Testa (R-1). “With thousands of inmates set free without effective oversight or support, it’s no surprise that some of our cities are struggling with record levels of violent crimes.”
According to NJ.com, more than 5,300 prisoners were released early from incarceration during the initial COVID-related public health emergency that stretched from March 2020 to June 2021.
Following the mass releases, Paterson set records for homicides in each of the last two years, as reported by The Record.
The Murphy administration has said that another wave of prisoner releases can be expected following Governor Murphy’s declaration of a new public health emergency earlier this month.
“Early release has proven to be a tragically bad policy for some of New Jersey’s urban communities,” said Testa. “Governor Murphy has a responsibility to stop the problem he created from getting worse.”
Testa also pointed to another pandemic policy that risks putting corrections officers in greater danger inside the walls of our prisons.
Last week, Governor Murphy followed his new emergency declaration with another executive order imposing a stricter vaccine mandate for corrections officers that eliminates a testing alternative to vaccination.
Under the order, officers who don’t comply with the vaccination requirement would be fired from their jobs, even if they have naturally acquired immunity from a prior infection, which is scientifically proven to offer protection similar to or greater than that achieved through vaccination.
In response, the State PBA, which represents corrections officers, said they’re going to take the Murphy administration to court to challenge the order.
“Corrections officers know that the new vaccine mandate puts their safety at risk if they don’t have enough staff to keep our prisons under control,” added Testa. “Maybe Governor Murphy thinks it won’t matter if he fires a bunch of prison guards since he’s letting all of the inmates out anyway. One thing’s for sure, the governor’s pandemic prison policies will make New Jersey less safe for everyone.”
Enough. I have had it, my constituents have had it, and I am no longer going to sit here while a member of this body accuses us of being bigots simply because we disagree on policy. pic.twitter.com/dx0uMyFmnB— Nick Freitas (@NickForVA) January 26, 2022
Tuesday, January 25, 2022
The Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index for the week of January 16-20 2022, The Immigration Index has been under the baseline in every survey since Election Day last year, and reached a record low of 82.3 in late March 2021. The index is now nearly 20 points below where it was in late October 2020, indicating voters are looking for tighter immigration control from President Joe Biden’s administration.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 67% of American adults don’t have any tattoos, while 21% have two or more tattoos. But, more than half of all Americans under age 40 do have tattoos. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
Do you tattoo?
If so, why? Are you trying to make a statement? Is it part of an emotional commitment? Or did you just decide to get tattooed on a whim or a dare?
Whatever the reason, we don’t get it.
Still, it’s obvious to us that others are onto the tattoo craze and, as the survey notes, the movement has certainly taken hold among young people.
Even women seem to be getting tattooed at an accelerating rate. And that is particularly irksome as far as we're concerned.
So, we just don’t like it. And it doesn't matter to me how many famous or hip or "with it" people have tattoos.
Fortunately, others are reacting the same way that we are.
Some companies have now had to adopt policies that either prohibit or place restrictions on visible tattoos, body piercings and other body art.
Even the Marine Corps has banned extra large tattoos below the elbow or the knee lest these spoil the Corps’ spit and polish image.
Who’d have thought it would come to this?
It seems that some people have forgotten that less is more. Plus, tattoos don’t age very well and the sentiments they express often turn out to be passing, at best.
And speaking of sentiments, the Bible long ago weighed in on body adornment proclaiming: “Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print or tattoo any marks upon you: I am the Lord.”
The idea is that your body is the temple of your soul, an instrument on loan from God to contain your essence and you should not deface it.
Makes sense to us.
Yet many people don’t seem to get the message.
They're making our world more crass and more vulgar day by day.
Which makes us want to ask them: Why bother with a tattoo when there are kinder, gentler ways to make a statement, demonstrate your love, show your affiliation or remember a loved one?
Besides, some of us would rather not see your tattoos anyway.
So here’s our plea: Do the world a favor. Think long and hard before you get a tattoo. And if you already have one, cover it up or consider having it removed.
Monday, January 24, 2022
Joe Biden is a nasty guy.