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Bidenomics Leads to Higher Unemployment for African Americans

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Washington DC , the August jobs report was disappointing and for no group more than blacks. The African Americans unemployment rate ROSE in August from 8.6% to 8.8% even though there are 10 million open jobs.

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Former Penns Grove Democrat Councilman Charged with fraudulently under-reporting his income in order to secure and pay reduced rent for a federally subsidized apartment

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Penns Grove NJ,  Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck announced that former Penns Grove Councilman Democrat Carl Washington Jr. has been charged with stealing $14,385 by fraudulently under-reporting his income in order to secure and pay reduced rent for a federally subsidized apartment.

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New Jersey Business Taxes Slated to Become Highest in the World

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Ridgewood NJ, New Jersey is  the highest business tax in the country at 11.5%. No other state even reaches double-digits level of taxation . This burden has contributed greatly to state’s rankings of the worst business climate in the U.S., 2nd worst state in the U.S. for entrepreneurs  and the worst state in the U.S. to start a business. New Jersey anti business reputation is well earned .

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Voters generally don’t think most members of Congress share their views

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Ridgewood NJ, Voters generally don’t think most members of Congress share their views, but Democrats are more likely than Republicans to believe that their own party’s members agree with them.

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NY Legislators To Release Investigative Report On Cuomo’s Nursing Home Scandal

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Albany NY, New York’s state legislators will after all issue a public report on their findings from an impeachment probe into Andrew Cuomo’s sexual misconduct and his horrific handling of COVID and the subsequent cover-up.

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Democrats’ misguided legislation results in murder

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Trenton NJ, Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips warned Democrats in September about their misguided legislation that would release prisoners early due to the Covid pandemic. Now, an 18-year-old is dead at the hands of one of those early released prisoners.

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Groups Target Law Allowing non-profit hospitals to shelter for-profit partners and ventures on their campuses tax-free

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Trenton NJ, an alliance of New Jersey advocacy organizations working with impacted state residents announced intervention in an ongoing lawsuit to stop the implementation of a recently passed state law exempting non-profit hospitals from property taxation even if for-profit business is conducted on hospital property. Plaintiff interveners NJ Citizen Action and the American Federation of Teachers NJ (AFTNJ) argue the law violates the State Constitution’s uniformity and exemption clauses.

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Following Cuomo report, Katie Brennan urges action on stalled NJ Sexual Harassment laws

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Trenton NJ, Following Cuomo report, Katie Brennan urges action on stalled NJ sexual harassment laws. On Monday she urged legislators and the Governor’s office to take swift action on three stalled pieces of legislation that she has championed that are focused on sexual harassment in state government.

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Democrats Balked at Vaccine Safety

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Ridgewood NJ, When President Trump first told the American public that a coronavirus vaccine could come this year — at the time he said possibly before Election Day — Democrats including Vice President-elect Kamala Harris said they would not trust Trump as to any vaccine’s safety.

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Voters Rate Congressional Job Performance as Poor

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Washington DC, nothing that Congress has done in the past three months has improved their standing with voters, most of whom continue to rate congressional job performance as poor.

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Critical Race Theory Leads to Nationwide Parent Revolt

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Ridgewood NJ, the revolt by parents over Critical Race Theory being taught in schools is now nationwide. It is also so universally unpopular that it threatens to reverse the gains that Democrats made with independent voters last year.  A headline in Politico sums it up:  “Moderate and suburban voters share concerns about education changes and say national Democrats dismiss their arguments.”

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Ben & Jerry’s Embrace of anti-Semitism Hits Rocky Road with New Jersey Jews

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Ridgewood NJ, Ben & Jerry’s said Monday it was going to stop selling its ice cream in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and contested east Jerusalem, saying the sales in the territories sought by the Palestinians are “inconsistent with our values.”

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Republican Chances for NJ Gubernatorial Win Climb

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Hoboken NJ,  Democrats’ odds to win the 2021 New Jersey Gubernatorial Election have worsened since last month, according to betting industry analysts at USsportsbonus.com (See Disclaimer Below). In mid-June, Democrats were the 1/15 favorites to win (93.8% implied probability), but those odds have since worsened to 1/10 (90.9%).

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James Carville: Democrats Still Out Of Touch With The “Deplorables”

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Ridgewood NJ, last May, former Obama campaign strategist David Axelrod warned that Democrats have lost touch with people “who work with their hands, people who work with their back, people who farm are entitled to the same dignity as people who sit in front of a computer screen all day. But that’s not always the attitude of the Democratic Party.”  Former Bill Clinton strategist James Carville agreed saying the party is full of “metropolitan arrogance” and “urban smugness.”

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Admits Benefitting From COVID with a $5.1 million book deal

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Albany NY , New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s book American Crisis, written with the help of his taxpayer-funded aides, netted him a $5.1 million book deal. The New York Governor  said in a speech to the nation’s  governors,

“Very few people were going through what we went through (with the pandemic) and we went through it together. And speaking for myself, it was a tremendous personal benefit.”