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Chris Christie Apparently Doesn't Mean What He Says About The Free Market

Chris Christie Apparently Doesn't Mean What He Says About The Free Market

“We don’t have an income inequality problem, we have an opportunity problem in this country because government’s trying to control the free market,” New Jersey Governor Chris Christie told CPAC last week. “We need to talk about the fact that we’re for a free-market society that allows your effort and your ingenuity to determine your

Obama's Bridgegate: Administration Stepped In To Make Sequester More Painful For Rural Schools

When Chris Christie’s “bridgegate” scandal broke, I wondered why President Obama’s efforts to make the government shutdown as painful as possible wasn’t treated with equal derision. After all, if shutting down a bridge in a fit of political pique is seen as petty and unbecoming of someone in public office, isn’t shutting down an open-air

If Chris Christie Staffers Shutting Down Traffic Was Wrong, What About Obama's Shutdown Theater?

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has found himself in a mess after emails revealed through an open records request indicated that his staffers, and one of his appointees, conspired to manufacture traffic problems for the City of Fort Lee. The mayor of that city had refused to endorse Christie during his re-election campaign. Christie took

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There Have Been More Than 73 Million Firearm Background Checks Under President Obama

It’s not news that there’s been a huge spike in gun sales under President Obama – Americans have been buying up guns since the earliest days of his term – but it does look as though the trend is slowing a bit towards the end of his time in office: CNS News – There have

ND Republicans Are Squandering The Obamacare Supreme Court Victory

Writing for the American Spectator, David Catron notes that a group of Republican Governors including North Dakota’s Jack Dalrymple are squandering a victory over Obamacare their states won from the Supreme Court. And not only are the squandering it, they’re putting their states in serious fiscal jeopardy long-term: To the disgust of Obamacare’s opponents, however,

Democrats Attack Private Citizen For Hosting Fundraiser For A Republican

Earlier today it was announced that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg would be holding a fundraiser for Republican Governor Chris Christie. I haven’t really been paying attention, but apparently Zuckerberg has always been rather private about his politics. This is the first public indication on which way he may lean. But more interesting than the fundraiser

New Jersey Legislature Passes Bill Banning Non-Union Workers From Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Contracts

Hurricane Sandy relief bill was the subject of much political theater as it worked its way through Congress in Washington DC, with local officials including Governor Chris Christie bemoaning delays in assistance for their communities. But in New Jersey the state Senate just passed a bill that will make relief efforts more expensive, and more

Shame On You, Chris Christie

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is upset with House Republicans, specifically blaming House GOP leadership, over the delay in passing a bill for Hurricane Sandy relief: “There is only one group to blame,” Christie said. “The House Majority and John Boehner.” “Last night, the House Majority failed the basic test of leadership and they did