Azeri-Israeli Air Base deal outed by US
Last month, Israeli sources confirmed that Azerbaijan agreed to buy $1.6 billion in missile defense, anti-aircraft weaponry, and reconnaissance drones from state-run Israel Aerospace Industries.
Christie calls for 10 percent tax cut, praises ‘New Jersey comeback’
New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie went before the state Legislature last month to present his third budget proposal.
N.J. Legislator Fights to Preserve the Electoral College
A movement to elect the President by national popular vote defies the Constitution.
N.J. Teachers Union Denies Democrats Endorsements
The NJEA has given Dems who voted for public employee pension reform the scarlet letter treatment, and it may well undo the party in this fall’s election.
Obama’s Got Corzine Hitting Up Wall Street for Money
The inept ex-N.J. governor lost reelection with zero help from the President, and now the poor guy’s got to stick his hand out to those vilified high financiers.
Parents Fight Lawsuit That Threatens NYC Charter Schools
The United Federation of Teachers and the NAACP are suing to prevent the “co-location” of charter schools within public schools.
N.J. Democrats in Disarray as Christie Slashes Budget
An attempt at political chicanery backfires as the governor deftly uses his line-item veto to obliterate Democrats’ extra spending and save face for the GOP.
Christie Wins on Pension, Health Benefits Reform
If Arnold was the Terminator, the N.J. gov’s the Negotiator. He and the legislature announced a deal on public employee benefits that should save $120 billion over 30 years.
NYC Churches Fight Bloomberg’s Same-Sex Marriage Push
Activist group’s all-out campaign against the mayor’s crusade to steamroll a bill through the state senate includes a rally on the steps of City Hall.
Weiner’s Mayoral Ambitions Twittering Away?
The congressman with a bright future isn’t doing anything to dampen the scandal over an unseemly tweet with his awkward handling of it.