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Joe Who? | 02-22-2019

If a game show host and failed developer can become president, why not an alleged comedian? That seems to be the thought in New Jersey, where Fox News reports that former Saturday Night Live cast member and current radio talk blatherer Joe Piscopo is...

Definitely Not Fake News | 11-09-2018

On occasion, really valuable things mistakenly find their way to thrift stores or yard sales. Such was the case last month when, as the AP reports , an original copy of a 1774 “rebel” newspaper featuring articles penned by some guy named John...

Get the L Out | 09-28-2018

Or better yet, get it back in. That’s the word from the folks in the New Jersey town of Lavallette, who saw something glaringly wrong on a new road sign state transportation folks erected on Route 37. As UPI reports , the contractor who made the...

A Christie-Sized Bill | 05-04-2018

Somehow it only seems fitting that an outsized presence like former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie would also want the most absurdly expensive gubernatorial portrait in Garden State history. Yes, as NorthJersey.com reports , Christie’s official...

Little Victories | 01-19-2018

After eight years, New Jersey doesn’t have old Chris Christie to kick around anymore. After a bit of initial popularity, a long series of scandals, faux pas and generally tone deaf behavior combined to make Christie the most unpopular governor in...

Drunks, Fools and Rookies | 11-10-2017

When New Jersey police officer Timothy Richard pulled over a white Chevy Suburban a few weeks ago, he didn’t think much of it. Only on the job for three months, he was carrying out his assignment for the day: cracking down on drivers who talk on...

Purveyor Of Ancient Power | 07-14-2017

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for certain has a tempestuous nature, but he’s no match for the rolling ball of 24/7 pugnaciousness that is Maine Gov. Paul LePage, who’s primary accomplishment through almost two terms in office is keeping everyone...

Hello Chris, This Is God | 03-31-2017

And speaking of motions not of this realm, the Asbury Park Press reports that last week lightning struck the New Jersey governor’s mansion. The governor wasn’t there and nobody was hurt, but you have to wonder just how many signals from on...

Sounds Like A Wild Time | 12-09-2016

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed a slew of bills last week. As is usually the case with such mass signings, the bills address a wide range of serious issues like the use of solitary confinement in prisons and economic development. Perhaps less notable...

Nearing Blagojevich Territory | 12-09-2016

Speaking of Chris Christie, the approval rating of the man formerly known as a viable presidential candidate has dropped into the teens. According to a new Quinnipiac poll, just 19 percent of New Jersey residents approve of his job performance, making...

Road Enraged | 08-12-2016

If, like many of us, you don’t really function well without at least one and probably two large cups of coffee in the morning – one at breakfast and one more in the car on the way in to the office – then you may want to steer clear of...

Always A Bridesmaid | 07-15-2016

It just never gets better for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Although he pretty much surrendered his dignity to become Donald Trump’s vacant-eyed errand boy, he could at least hold on to the belief that his newfound loyalty to “The Donald”...

Governor Jeeves | 06-17-2016

Okay, now it’s just getting downright embarrassing for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. We’ve chronicled the general downfall of the once-prominent Garden State gov a lot of late, but this is too much. As the New Yorker reports , the gov who...

The Trump Effect | 06-10-2016

These continue to be dark days for New Jersey’s one-time political superstar Gov. Chris Christie. First there was Bridgegate. Then there was his long-anticipated but hardly notable presidential campaign, which went over like a pin in a balloon factory...

Count Your Blessings | 05-13-2016

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie hasn’t had the best last few years. Once considered a favorite for the GOP presidential nomination, Bridgegate, poor home approval ratings and an epic beatdown by and subsequent capitulation to presumptive nominee...

With Friends Like These | 03-18-2016

Okay, now this is just getting sad. We don’t know if New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie regrets his surprising decision to endorse Donald Trump for the GOP presidential nomination, but we could understand if he does. After making headlines for his zombie...

There's A New Boss Now | 07-31-2015

After decades of unabashed and yet unrequited love, Chris Christie is finally moving on. Yes, as NJ.com reports, Christie has finally conceded that his longtime fanboy crush on Jersey rocker Bruce Springsteen is never going to be reciprocated, and so...

And Here In FantasyLand | 07-10-2015

Speaking of head-shakers, word comes from New Jersey that a pair of lawmakers are crafting a bill that would force any Garden State governor wishing to run for president – Chris Christie comes to mind - to step down from the governor’s office...

We Hope He At Least Shared The Nachos | 05-15-2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s ample girth has been the subject of more than a few jokes over the years, including by the governor himself. But we never knew just how much the governor likes food and drink...until now. As New Jersey Watchdog reports...