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Re: New Vote-By-Mail Law Raises Concerns Over Confusion
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The quote in my original post was from the original article about confusion in the new vote by mail law. No idea what else you read into my witty observation that led you to believe that it was "all over the place".

All I did was cite a voter fraud risk (the same one your WaPo expert identified) that had no control if the counties intend to send out mail ballots in perpetuity. Of course no chance of that happening here in Hudson County

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I read it. The mistake I probably made was I perhaps drew the wrong conclusion from your all over the place and largely unrelated to the topic post. Maybe I misunderstood your "point".

By "joking" (I'm guessing you were trying to be funny) that democrats were likely to be happy with perpetual write-in ballots you must be inferring that from historical patterns that relied on in-person vote fraud because, to my knowledge, there have been no legitimate studies or investigations into mail-in vote fraud such that a pattern could be established that a certain type of voter was more prone to commit write-in vote fraud.

Because you would have needed to make that inference, you clearly believe in the 31 in a billion Santa Claus.

And then, the cherry on this shit sundae was something you burped about immigration. Really not your finest work.

Posted on: 9/20 14:10
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Re: New Vote-By-Mail Law Raises Concerns Over Confusion
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Apparently you did not read your own source.... note the comment about Mail-in-ballot fraud... exactly what I was commenting about.

"This sort of misdirection is pretty common, actually. Election fraud happens. But ID laws are not aimed at the fraud you’ll actually hear about. Most current ID laws (Wisconsin is a rare exception) aren’t designed to stop fraud with absentee ballots (indeed, laws requiring ID at the polls push more people into the absentee system, where there are plenty of real dangers). Or vote buying. Or coercion. Or fake registration forms. Or voting from the wrong address. Or ballot box stuffing by officials in on the scam. In the 243-page document that Mississippi State Sen. Chris McDaniel filed on Monday with evidence of allegedly illegal votes in the Mississippi Republican primary, there were no allegations of the kind of fraud that ID can stop."









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"Mail-in ballots for all future elections will continue to get them until they opt out" .... or die? A democrat wet dream come true.

With no need for illegals, maybe we can start enforcing immigration laws?


Ah yes, voter fraud. That perennial non-problem in search of a "solution". 31 incidents per 1 billion votes cast.

Keep banging that broken drum! Clearly it works, because it continues to gain enough traction to enable voter suppression laws to flourish anywhere the GOP is in control.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wo ... t/?utm_term=.765e9d53c59c

Posted on: 9/20 13:24
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Re: New Vote-By-Mail Law Raises Concerns Over Confusion
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"Mail-in ballots for all future elections will continue to get them until they opt out" .... or die? A democrat wet dream come true.

With no need for illegals, maybe we can start enforcing immigration laws?

Posted on: 9/12 22:51
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Re: Our Lady of Czestochowa Downtown Sex Abuse...
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I am always amused when non-Catholics try to dictate to Catholics changes in their doctrine or dogma that they say will improve the Church they do not attend. Particularly when it comes to Catholics dealing with the criminal activities within their own church. I liken it to democrats “helping” republicans improve their image and become a better republican party.

I am not dismissing the right of anyone to publicly express an opinion or criticize any institution. At times I would love to sarcastically dismiss their opinions by saying “You wouldn’t understand, it’s a Catholic thing” but I find the use of that colloquial phrase offensive to any rationally thinking person. Arresting and prosecuting these men is paramount… all the other steps to cleanse the Church is the responsibility of the Catholic laity because the clergy have failed us repeatedly. And all the clergy participating in the moral outrage need to go… especially those covering it up.

The starting point is back to basics with the orthodox church doctrine… laity can have all the public discourse they want, but if they are ultimately not happy with the church, they need to consider leaving. This is the schism this scandal has created… and it ultimately comes down to one’s own conscience and relationship with God. All this coming from a “lapsed Catholic”.

Posted on: 9/5 8:23
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Re: Our Lady of Czestochowa Downtown Sex Abuse...
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Typical political move of a real scoundrel...

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/ac ... t/?utm_term=.187369cf7a64

In Boston 20 years ago The Globe Spotlight Team identified St. John's Seminary as a commonality where most of the criminal priests were ordained... even identified time period of the mid sixties. My family was relieved when our priest ended up on the Globe List... an anomaly, he was sexually assaulting a grown woman parishioner at another parish.

Posted on: 9/3 7:40
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Re: Our Lady of Czestochowa Downtown Sex Abuse...
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Not sure why so many people are sensitive about discussing grown gay man / teen boy sex seduction stories in the priesthood... Hollywood just celebrated this activity with last year's "Call Me By Your Name", nominating it with best picture, plus other minor awards. The irony was this film flying quietly below the radar while the fallout from Harvey "Winestain" sex assaults on young teen woman actresses was raging. A priest or research assistant? One person's grooming is another's sex assualt. The pool/bathing suit picture of McCarrick with his hand around the waist of his teenage boy victim was creepy. That was not a Pedo Thing. And it would have been just as creepy with a teenage girl.

Posted on: 8/31 6:21
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Re: Okay, so who here thinks the Katyn monument needs to go?
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Yvonne wrote:
Katyn monument won, victory for the people.
https://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/20 ... u.html#incart_river_index


You do understand that nothing has really changed, right? The council could still decide to move forward with this by putting it up for a referendum. I hope they do.


Wasn't a referendum vote the objective outside of keeping the monument in place? Clearly the anti-move people had already lost to Fulop and the CC. We need a local issue draw out the mid-term election voters in November.

Posted on: 8/14 12:39
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Re: Amish Market at old Tender Shoots Farm?
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it will be interesting to watch... it doesn't seem like it is the same sq footage as the one by the WTC PATH?

Posted on: 8/8 6:47
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Re: Legal Weed Is Coming to New Jersey
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The only state that did not include a home growing provision was Washington state, and if you look into it, the people in the state are now having to contact their elected officials to try to get on board with a home growing provision. NJ doesn't want a home grow provision because they want everyone to buy marijuana from the state. They keep saying this is for racial justice, but I think it would be more just of them to not be so transparently greedy. Many minorities are too poor to have a car to drive to a dispensary let alone have enough money to spend on overtaxed marijuana. If this is really about racial justice, they should prove it and provide the masses with a sensible home grow provision like Vermont. Two mature female plants in flowering at any time, and six plants total.


Didn't know about WA. But this "overtaxed" is overblown. If an $8 gram has $2 tax, do you really think that's so awful? Booze is similarly taxed and no one is hysterical. The dispensary limiting IS a big deal. If you have to drive an hour, or spend hours on public transit to reach the nearest dispensary, that's deliberate hardship.


Please... does anyone really believe the state will make it difficult to purchase legal weed? That type of restriction would defeat the purpose of making it legal for their constituents. As some one said earlier, high taxes and inaccessibility will only create a booming underground market.

Posted on: 7/18 13:29
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Re: Downtown power went off for a second at 12:45 pm today.
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Explains the FDJC Truck on the Newark Ave Plaza... Later PSEG was working below the street. Was hanging out watching World Cup, what ever was going on, certainly did not impact the the bar I was in during or after the game.

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Downtown power went off for a second at 12:45 pm today.

I looked on PSEG website and there are power outages happening in Downtown Jersey City, over 500 affected, site says should be fixed by 3pm.

Posted on: 7/15 16:32
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Re: 4th of July in JC @ Exchange Place - Featuring Snoop Dog
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You are all haters. Fireworks start late all the time. This is not a big deal.


LOL.. haters? 5-10 minutes is late... for the thousands not located in the free food free alcohol VIP section of Exchange Place 45 minutes of darkness and silence over the Hudson is a long time.

Posted on: 7/8 10:34
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Re: 4th of July in JC @ Exchange Place - Featuring Snoop Dog
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Snoop Dogg’s Fourth of July performance enrages NJ parents

By Elana Fishman July 5, 2018 | 12:57pm


Snoop Dogg’s headlining performance at Wednesday’s Jersey City Fourth of July Experience went into D-O-double-overtime, infuriating parents whose small children just wanted to see the fireworks.

The 46-year-old rap legend was scheduled to take the stage at 8:30 p.m., according to Jersey City’s Office of Cultural Affairs, and wrap up by 9:20 p.m., with the fireworks display slated to begin immediately following his performance.

But Snoop’s set, which included hits like “Gin and Juice” and “The Next Episode,” started nearly an hour late. It also lasted longer than planned, due to an appearance by surprise guest Akon.

By the time the fireworks finally started at around 10:15 p.m., many impatient parents had already headed home with their kids — but not before tweeting their disapproval at both the “Drop It Like It’s Hot” rapper and Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop.

“Epic fail tonight at @jerseycity waterfront,” one Twitter user wrote. “@SnoopDogg started late & pushed back the fireworks show. Thousands of JC parents & kids await fireworks. School night. The ppl of JC are super annoyed & bummed and r bailing. @StevenFulop ur residents are not ur biggest fan right now.”

Another user tweeted, “hey Mr. Mayor, half of our party and thousands of other little kids had to go home because the fireworks were so late due to Snoop Dogg?”

Fulop later addressed the scheduling snafu on Twitter, writing: “We do our best. That’s all we can do. I know after 5 years in this job that I can sadly never please everyone as sometimes issues surface. All in all I think people had a great time – it was a long day with lots to juggle.”

A Jersey City spokeswoman confirmed to Page Six that Snoop Dogg’s performance was the reason for the delayed fireworks display.

Page Six has reached out to Snoop’s rep for comment.

https://pagesix.com/2018/07/05/snoop-d ... ce-pisses-off-nj-parents/



Like I said earlier... why would anyone be surprised that a headlining rapper shows up late for a concert... whoever booked him is a real dope.

And if that comment by Fulop is accurate, it really demonstrates his inability to honestly assess a major screw up with a city sponsored event that had his name and face prominently displayed in the media campaign.

The main event was the fireworks not some egocentric rapper... or a mayor's statewide political asspirations.



Posted on: 7/7 11:44
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Re: 4th of July in JC @ Exchange Place - Featuring Snoop Dog
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July 3rd: "This rapper guy is gonna get people shot! Oh, the humanity!"

July 5th: "He started late! Oh, the humanity!"

Gotta love JCL sometimes.


Why would anybody think a rap concert would start on time @ 8:30? I am sure the producers knew that... an hour late is being very accomodating to a rap audience on a hot night.

I saw Lavarro twitter live.. it wasn't a video of the longest soundcheck ever but it was pretty apparent he was late. Jersey City should be thankful he even showed up.


Because it's that difficult to comunicate with the crowd, and give updates?


LOL... I do hope your comment was intended to be as funny as it read.

Posted on: 7/5 17:42
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Re: 4th of July in JC @ Exchange Place - Featuring Snoop Dog
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July 3rd: "This rapper guy is gonna get people shot! Oh, the humanity!"

July 5th: "He started late! Oh, the humanity!"

Gotta love JCL sometimes.


Why would anybody think a rap concert would start on time @ 8:30? I am sure the producers knew that... an hour late is being very accomodating to a rap audience on a hot night.

I saw Lavarro twitter live.. it wasn't a video of the longest soundcheck ever but it was pretty apparent he was late. Jersey City should be thankful he even showed up.

Posted on: 7/5 14:24
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Re: 4th of July in JC @ Exchange Place - Featuring Snoop Dog
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The fireworks started an hour late due to the ex-convict's concert ending an hour later than expected.


Fashionably late though.... Looking at people coming by my home, I think there was a vast over estimation of attendance.

Posted on: 7/5 0:08

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Re: Woman tries to climb Statue of Liberty in apparent protest of ICE
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Yup... the more these inconsiderate jerks act out, whether it's the Statue or some other public place like a restaurant or stage the harder it will be for their candidates in November.

Posted on: 7/4 20:08
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Re: 4th of July in JC @ Exchange Place - Featuring Snoop Dog
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Just rode the PATH home and they had a repeating announcement letting people know that tomorrow will be a Saturday schedule with additional trains running on the WTC/NWK line. So, there WILL BE increased service for those going to Exchange Place. No word on times for this increased service or how it will impact regular schedule.

NB: PATH service will be suspended all weekend long for the WTC and Exchange Place stops. Service suspension starts at 11:59 PM Friday, and runs until 5 AM Monday.


The PATH experience is going to be interesting... saw them setting up a huge stage @ Exchange tonight... assume they will be checking lighting/sound later. All that at one choke point.

I have seen them shut down access to the platforms to prevent too many people on the platform. Assume by Saturday schedule they mean no direct access from Hoboken... everything goes to Grove.

Sounds weird, but how do you provide security checkpoints at Exchange Place Stop? Unless it is done @ Grove Station?

At least it will all be free so you don't have to pay for this experience

Posted on: 7/3 21:23
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Re: 4th of July in JC @ Exchange Place - Featuring Snoop Dog
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Agreed on the PATH.. that schedule is just a disaster waiting to happen... especially where it empties out into the stage area. Feel like that schedule is just another opportunity to stick to Fulop and Jersey City.


Way more likely it's just the rigidity of Union contracts and shit like that. Think about it, you'd be asking people to work on the 4th that would be working otherwise.


Could very well be a factor... it is just that in most cities/states hosting events like this, all the public agencies step up and increase service levels like providing extra train service... seems like a public safety issue to potentially let thousands linger after an event is over?

Of course NJ Transit did a great job during the Super Bowl hosting... wasn't it like 20000 people stuck in Secaucus Junction after people were encouraged to use public transportation?


Posted on: 7/2 17:04
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Re: 4th of July in JC @ Exchange Place - Featuring Snoop Dog
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Agreed on the PATH.. that schedule is just a disaster waiting to happen... especially where it empties out into the stage area. Feel like that schedule is just another opportunity to stick to Fulop and Jersey City.

Posted on: 7/2 11:20
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Re: At least five shot today around 2am and another victim shot 8:15am
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So why do I have the urge to quote Sly Stone song titles...

"Hot Fun In The Summertime"

and as for the Rush on Rush murder the other day...

"It's a Family Affair"




Posted on: 6/30 13:25
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Re: 4th of July in JC @ Exchange Place - Featuring Snoop Dog
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Was just looking closely at public transportation options in and out of Paulus Hook for the 4th.

Looking at the PATH it said they will be running their Holiday Schedule for an expected 200K people???? LOL

The weekend schedule barely moves people from Point A to Point B in a timely manner.

http://freedomandfireworks.com/gettingaround/

Posted on: 6/29 23:14
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Re: 4th of July in JC @ Exchange Place - Featuring Snoop Dog
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As long as all goes well - it is just a little troubling with the Trenton news today. Gang violence is a real issue.

There is no indication that the Trenton shooting had anything to do with gangs.


LOL and what is your source to make that statement... I heard on the radio early this morning it was local street gang related? the #22 wounded was not clear, but the death toll was.

http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2018 ... 2box_nj-homepage-featured

Posted on: 6/17 21:24
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Re: 4th of July in JC @ Exchange Place - Featuring Snoop Dog
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May be my age and definite taste in music... but it seems like a big step down going from Kool and The Gang to Snoop?

Posted on: 6/16 23:51
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Re: 4th of July in JC @ Exchange Place - Featuring Snoop Dog
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Snoop Dogg to headline Jersey City Fourth of July celebration
Jun 15, 2018


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Better have a massive police presence, will be hard to hear gunshots over the fireworks.




Now I forget... does Snoop run with the Crips or the Bloods? Sounds like it will be a very diverse and inclusive show to highlight the patriotic theme of the day.

On July 3rd, Doog is scheduled to make a personal appearance on Newark Ave to smoke the red hemp ribbon that will open the first ganja shop in Jersey City.

Posted on: 6/16 4:21
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Re: Donald Trump Solidifies World Peace
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Obama makes peace with banana republic dictator in Cuba, the left gets a universal thrill up their legs.

Trump brokers peace between the Korea's, and now gets NKorea to agree to denuke the Korean peninsula! and the left is melting down. Go figure.


And let's not forget all the goodwill generated with the long dead, but hardly missed, Chavez from Venezuela. Benign neglect for this hemisphere tyrants... while upending legally elected governments in the Ukraine and Egypt.

Posted on: 6/12 19:50
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Re: U.S. Sen. Menendez - new federal investigation
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As it was, the no-name Menendez primary opponent scored almost 40% of the vote, and won in 6 NJ counties. Ouch!


Damn Drain The Swamp Trump Voters?

Posted on: 6/8 21:30
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Re: Sweeney proposes slapping payroll tax on Jersey City businesses to fund schools
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Refresh my memory... wasn't there supposed to be a hotel room tax that was supposed to allocated to schools? They want to be revenue creative, the city should be going after AirBnBs. I see more people @ Grove or Exchange with large suitcases and they do not appear to be looking for hotels.

Posted on: 6/4 5:52
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Re: Sweeney proposes slapping payroll tax on Jersey City businesses to fund schools
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" Cunningham could not say how much the tax would rake in, but she said it "would be enough to take care of the woes in our school system." " .... and then sum???

Gotta love the benevolent government "We have to pass the bill to see what's in it." management style.

Posted on: 6/3 10:42
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Re: Sweeney proposes slapping payroll tax on Jersey City businesses to fund schools
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And then you can be real cynical... and wonder if Sweeney is sticking it to Fulop to make sure the Jersey City Miracle flounders and kills Fulop's statewide political aspirations.

Posted on: 6/2 16:20
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Re: NJ Now Taxing Residents Without Health Care
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So low and income people who choose not to enroll get screwed, while illegal aliens will continue to use ER's as primary care facilities-running up costs for our low and middle class payers. Effing stupid idiot.


What is it with the outbreak in the use of the word "our" for things the speaker doesn't own? ("our seniors", "our low and middle class payers" [sic]) The people using it have made it very clear they are not inclusive and give not two shits for more than half the country. Why pretend to be otherwise through your word selection? I realize it comes with the FOX/SHS talking points, but it sounds self-important and - more to the point - creepy af.



I think "our" was a somewhat unclear point of differentiation between US citizens and illegal aliens. Progressives suffer a similar reflex response using "The Children" to emotionally backstop all their silly proposals... I am sure it was used at some point by multiple Trenton hacks supporting this bill. CNN/MSNBC would be proud.

Posted on: 6/1 18:07
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