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Post election day analysis

November 14, 2007 Terence Grado 0

I have always said that election night is my Super Bowl. It is unfortunate, however, that my team, the New Jersey Republicans, have lost badly in previous years.

Many Republicans have said that this year is one for the GOP. I certainly believe this year was promising, but I am not too convinced that it was necessarily a Republican year. […]

Neo-conservatives stray from Republican principles

October 31, 2007 Terence Grado 0

For those that know me rather well you know I am often at odds with my political party. Whether it is the Republican Party in New Jersey or the national GOP, there are plenty of areas for a conservative to bemoan.

To be quite honest, I find myself arguing with fellow Republicans more than I do with Democrats or leftists. […]

Evangelicals: compromise, back front-runner

October 17, 2007 Terence Grado 0

While the religious right and like-minded social conservatives have certainly aided the Republican Party to recent electoral victories, one can only wonder if that loyalty will fade with this upcoming presidential election.

Recently, Dr. James Dobson, chairman of Focus on the Family, a pro-family organization, and evangelical Christian, wrote an opinion piece for The New York Times. […]

Full-time legislature would mean big-time trouble

April 4, 2007 Terence Grado 0

I was extremely pleased when Jay Webber, Republican candidate for state Assembly in the 26th legislative district, sent out a press release bashing an editorial in The Star-Ledger, which promoted the idea of creating a full-time legislature in New Jersey. It is an issue I have been adamantly against for a long time, even as it begins to gain some popularity from both citizens and legislators. […]

Coulter stepped over the line, but her critics followed

March 21, 2007 Terence Grado 0

“I was going to have a few comments on the other Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards, but it turns out that you have to go into rehab if you use the word ‘faggot,’ so I’m – so, kind of at an impasse, can’t really talk about Edwards…”

That was the quote heard around the world by a certain political pundit, Ann Coulter. […]

Democrats block investigation to hide corruption

February 28, 2007 Terence Grado 0

The Republican Party in New Jersey is looking really good these days, not necessarily because of its stances on issues or the bills it has sponsored, but due to the recalcitrant actions of the Democrats.

Recently, Democrats in the State House have been resistant to cooperate with an extended federal subpoena into the files, memos, e-mails and other documents kept by the Office of Legislative Services (OLS). […]

Democratic bill abandoning holidays in un-American

February 14, 2007 Terence Grado 0

Gee, what a shock, the Democrats are largely responsible for another blunder: trying to push forth a bill that would eliminate a 1967 mandate requiring all schools to teach specific American holidays.

New Jersey State Senator John Adler (D) was the primary sponsor of this anti-American legislation. […]

Political correctness becomes a Catch-22

February 7, 2007 Terence Grado 0

Mitt Romney, Republican presidential hopeful and former governor of Massachusetts, is not only getting scorned for being a Mormon, but for hiring a landscaping business that employed illegal aliens.

While governor, Romney had adopted a hard-line position against illegal immigration, signing legislation that permitted Massachusetts state troopers to arrest illegal immigrants. […]

New Jersey needle exchange creates contradiction in drug policy

January 31, 2007 Terence Grado 10

After 13 years of tireless effort and debate, New Jersey has waved the white flag of surrender to join the other 49 states in their liberalized views on drug treatment.

Recently, the Democrat-controlled legislature passed a bill sponsored by several state politicians, including state senators Nia Gill (D) and soon-to-be retired William L. […]