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When John McCain announced Sarah Palin as his running mate, the campaign immediately began touting her experience--both foreign and domestic--as “commander-in-chief” of the Alaska ...
by Brandon Friedman
Comment Count 372 comments on Tue Sep 09, 2008 at 09:52 AM PDT with 1042 Recommends
From The Star-Ledger: About a year after the federal government allocated $1.8 billion to New Jersey to rebuild after Hurricane Sandy, the state has distributed less than a quarter of the disaster ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 113 comments on Sun May 04, 2014 at 03:41 PM PDT with 206 Recommends
If this keeps up Chris Christie is going to have to cultivate a whole new staff, of wise guys and ' quid pro quo ' operators. Wolff & Samson Lori Grifa Lori Grifa rejoined Wolff & Samson as chair ...
by jamess
Comment Count 51 comments on Sun Jan 19, 2014 at 02:17 AM PST with 131 Recommends
Just ask Honeywell International ... who reaped millions in tax breaks, by moving their home office to Morristown NJ. Wolff & Samson, Firm At Heart Of Christie Controversy, Has Had An Ally In The ...
by jamess
Comment Count 63 comments on Sun Feb 02, 2014 at 06:31 PM PST with 99 Recommends
Hat 1: Mr Samson represents developers and other enterprising interests, from his lucrative position, as half of the New Jersey law firm, Wolff & Samson. Hat 2: Mr Samson votes on deals and ...
by jamess
Comment Count 39 comments on Wed Feb 19, 2014 at 06:51 PM PST with 46 Recommends
A lot has been made about James Baker, the Iraq Study Group report as well as the Saudi threat that it may start to fund the Sunnis if the US leaves Iraq. However, a comment ...
by clammyc
Comment Count 30 comments on Wed Dec 13, 2006 at 11:27 AM PST with 42 Recommends
Maybe the guy should have planned for the press release last Friday Thursday, eh? Christie Hurricane Sandy 'storm czar' Marc Ferzan to resign by Matt Friedman, The Star-Ledger -- July 08, 2014 [..
by jamess
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Jul 08, 2014 at 07:51 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
From the statements coming out of Christie's office recently, it sure seems like they don't know the difference between FEMA-controlled and NJ-controlled Disaster Recovery (DR) Funds -- do they? ...
by jamess
Comment Count 40 comments on Mon Jan 20, 2014 at 01:45 PM PST with 41 Recommends
Looks like Jebby didn't release all of his emails on jebbushemails.com . FloridaBulldog.org catalogs some that were conspicuously absent from the docu-dump: Email also kept Bush connected to ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Feb 12, 2015 at 06:08 PM PST with 36 Recommends
This diary probably won't make the rec list because it will duplicate what a lot of you are probably thinking and feeling, and won't offer much by way of new insights. I just want to write this, and ...
by pablito
Comment Count 56 comments on Mon Oct 06, 2008 at 06:01 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
As I just learned from this fine summary by Windtalker , of the Wisconsin Governor Debate last night -- Scott Walker has (allegedly) been enabling Wisconsin Strip-Mining, because Wisconsin Strip-...
by jamess
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Oct 11, 2014 at 10:44 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
Cross posted at/from Blue Jersey ******************** ...
by clammyc
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Jun 08, 2011 at 11:57 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
Today, I follow-up on my recent post on Scott Walker's pay-back to the open-pit mining doner. I thought I'd dig a little more into this little-explored turf-battle occurring NOW, over one of ...
by jamess
Comment Count 18 comments on Sun Oct 12, 2014 at 01:18 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
I decided to examine a little slice of the Port Authority Timeline, today. The one involving David Samson quietly slinking off into the New Jersey sunset. Somehow that internal review "pivot" had ...
by jamess
Comment Count 21 comments on Sun May 11, 2014 at 09:25 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
When you can direct Billion dollar Funds like this, on just your signatures -- would you subject your 'deep pockets' benefactor to public oversight and transparent accounting? Not if your name is ...
by jamess
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Dec 31, 2014 at 06:56 PM PST with 25 Recommends
I have to admit, that really didn't understand what the fuss over Bayonne PA deal was about -- until I read this next article. (H/T to rexxnyc for putting the illuminating link on my radar screen.) ...
by jamess
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Jun 23, 2014 at 07:31 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
There's the Right Way to get something done -- and then there's the Jersey Way ... Take David Samson's law firm as an example of an efficient get-er-done operation. Wolff & Samson Real Estate, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 18 comments on Sat Jan 18, 2014 at 10:14 AM PST with 23 Recommends
Well, this is something you don't see everyday. Remember that NJ Transit Vote the Port Authority took from a while back -- Well Chairman Samson really "didn't intend to Vote" that day -- SO the ...
by jamess
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Feb 21, 2014 at 01:08 PM PST with 21 Recommends
This just got a few degrees, more real ... Congress wants to know where their hard-fought Sandy Relief money has been going? Christie’s Ending of Sandy Contract Draws Call for Probe by Elise ...
by jamess
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Jan 30, 2014 at 06:15 AM PST with 21 Recommends
I know, I know. Rep Slaughter is one of the good guys. I believe that. But this package is WORSE than doing nothing. Why? Because it allows corrupt politicians to parade around and say, "Look! We ...
by TocqueDeville
Comment Count 37 comments on Wed Jan 03, 2007 at 03:15 PM PST with 19 Recommends