Ocean Gate Mayor Paul Kennedy, Republican, has been arrested for using taxpayer funds for his own personal gain. This includes using public government contracts to renovate his private home. He has since been removed from office, but the Council members who knew of and ignored his corruption remain. Read the latest here.
Meet the candidates that have received the endorsement of the Ocean County Democratic Committee. The candidates for Congressional District 2, District 4, County Commissioner, and Sheriff. You can find them on column A of your primary ballot for June 7th primary election.Read more
In this critical moment of our country’s history, Democrats need your voice and vote this primary election on June 7th. At this moment, the Supreme Court is poised to overturn Roe v. Wade, upending half a century of precedence. Republicans have been scheming to accomplish this for decades, plotting to diminish women’s fundamental rights to privacy. It won’t stop there too- they hope to overturn Obergefell, the Supreme Court decision that legalized same-sex marriage, with their new ultra-conservative majority on the Supreme Court.Read more
Chris Smith (R-NJ-04), longtime serving Republican Congressman and staunch opponent to Women’s Rights, is facing a battle on two fronts: one from his up-and-coming Democratic Challenger, Matt Jenkins this November, but also from Alt-Right candidate Mike Crispi. The Republican establishment is deeply divided in Ocean County. Having spent years nurturing ultra-nationalistic radical wing to the party devoted to Donald Trump, the Republican establishment is finding it difficult to keep this radical element of the party from cannibalizing their incumbent leadership.Read more
This month, the Supreme Court leaked a draft majority opinion that would overturn the landmark decision Roe v. Wade. This is unprecedented, after the 3 Supreme Court (SCOTUS) Justices appointed by Trump belied to the Senate during their confirmation hearings, that they believed that Roe was the law of the land.
President Joe Biden had this to say about the leaked SCOTUS opinion:Read more
The FBI is conducting a criminal investigation into Ocean County's hiring practices, according to a report.
Federal officials have subpoenaed Ocean County employment applications and personnel resolutions for the past five years, according to the Asbury Park Press. These documents include records of any raises, hiring decisions, and approved leaves of absences, the report said. The FBI ordered the Ocean County Board of Commissioners clerk to turn over related documents to a federal grand jury by May 5, the report said. County sources told the APP they believe the FBI is investigating allegations of a kickback scheme, according to the report.
An Answer for Haters
If some of you come up against arguments against Critical Race Theory or hate and lies being told by the other party, you might want to listen to Mallory McMorrow’s, (D) Michigan, reply when she was confronted with that same rhetoric.
She tells you what CRT is and what it is not. Here, see for yourself --> link
FBI Investigating Corrupt Hiring Practices by County Republicans
The FBI is seeking employment applications from Ocean County government for the past five years, according to two subpoenas from the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.
The subpoenas served to both Robert Greitz, director of Ocean County Department of Employee Relations, and Board of Commissioners Clerk Michelle Gunther seeks employment applications for employees hired by the county between 2017 and 2021 and “any referrals or other hiring correspondence from Ocean County Commissioners contained in what are commonly known as 'THE BLUE BOOKS(s)' for the same time period."
If you like pierogis, you gotta come to this party.
The proceeds go to help Ukraine and pierogis are part of their cuisine.
You will enjoy
- A homemade Ukrainian Supper
- A Silent Auction
- A pierogi making demonstration
- And a fun day for all.
Held at the Italian American Club, 308 Hamilton Street, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751
May 15th at 1:00 PM. Save the day and help save Ukraine.
Remains Proud and True
Reserve your dinner seat:
RSVP to [email protected]
- Doctors Without Borders
- The Street Dog Coalition (treats abandoned animals in Ukraine)
- World Central Kitchen (provides food for refugees)
For being such good readers, here is some authentic Ukrainian music for ya.
A common Republican reveres Trump as a pillar of strength and security, a fortress against Russian foreign policy interests. In reality, Trump's efforts to dismantle America's strategic alliances played right into Russian President Vladimir Putin's hands. Read more on how Trump's foreign policy impacted European security.Read more