Chris Christie

Christie’s Scream – Trapped In Donald’s World!

by Mike March 2, 2016

The many, mostly pained, expressions of Christie as he stood behind The Donald’s shoulder during last night’s press conference gave the distinct impression of somebody who had got in over his head, and was trapped – Photoshop was calling! What WAS he thinking?? Had he slipped through Trump’s looking-glass?

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“Sometimes, at night, do you still hear them, Clarice? The screaming of the Christies?”

by Steve MacDonald March 2, 2016
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Sorry in advance about publishing another Chris Christie post but this is too good not to share, and he deserves every bit of it. From WaPo, I believe that Donald Trump was talking, tonight, and that he, in fact, held an entire press conference. But it was impossible to hear him over Chris Christie’s eyes. […]

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Broadside: NJ Newpapers Pound Christie

by Mike March 1, 2016

Seven NJ papers pen Scathing USA Today editorial   Christie has been abrasive and condescending to his home state news media, and his endorsement of Trump was the last straw capping more than a year of the absentee executive racking up travel and security costs around the country. SEVEN NJ papers unloaded on Christie in […]

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BlogHeadline of the Day: Union Leader’s Joe McQuaid and Grant Bosse hit hardest

by Skip February 28, 2016

Christie Told Newspaper He Would Never Endorse Trump Chris Christie’s biggest break in the New Hampshire primary came when the only statewide paper, the Union Leader, endorsed him. In part, the paper said, it was to save the country from the egregious Donald Trump, whom it compared to the bullying mogul “Biff” in “Back to the […]

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Chris Christie Lied on National Television

by Steve MacDonald February 11, 2016
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A few days before Gov. Christie was driven out of the race by New Hampshire voters we had a conversation with Alex Roubian from the New Jersey Second Amendment Society about how the N.J. Governor had lied on national television about his record on gun rights. Hear what Alex had to say about the Governor […]

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Mission Accomplished – Kamikaze Christie Exits The Race

by Mike February 10, 2016

When notable figures leave the presidential race, WSJ’s James Taranto immortalizes their departure with a little Haiku. Herewith the “Bye-Ku” for Christie: Mr. Roboto Domo Arigato. I’m A kamikaze Paraphrasing: “Thanks, Robotic Rubio – you’re dead and I’m back to NJ….. you’re welcome!!”

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And another one (and another one) bites the dust: Christie and Fiorina

by Skip February 10, 2016

That would be both Chris Christie AND Carly Fiorina – after really disappointing results (and blowing millions of bucks), they have dropped out of the race seeking the Presidency.  TMEW asked me about Carly as she had boasted that she was going all the way as recently as last night; all I could do is […]

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NH FITN winnows the field – Christie to take stock of his campaign

by Skip February 9, 2016

Given the Iowa results and now his disappointing finish (8% with 75% of the vote in), NJ Governor Chris Christie is going home to NJ tomorrow and to talk over the what’s what with him, the lack of positive results, the aspect of going forward, and I bet, campaign funding. And, oh yeah, he’s bumped […]

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Robotic Rubio Reamed In Debate!

by Mike February 8, 2016

Headline Shamelessly Stolen From ! Marco Rubio is between a rock and a hard place – the GOPe old-timers haven’t quite welcomed him into the club, and conservatives abandoned him after the “Gang of Eight” shamnesty bill. While Ted Cruz and even Trump, were happy to play “prevent defense” in the early part of […]

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It had nothing to do with him being a one term Senator

by Skip February 2, 2016

“Seven years ago, we made a huge mistake,” Christie said at Wellman’s Pub in West Des Moines. “We elected a first-term United States senator to the presidency of the United States. Somebody who had never managed anything more than a 30-person Senate staff, and who never had made a decision of consequence that they were […]

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Chris Christie? May want to rethink your notion of “safe”

by Skip February 2, 2016

instead of “safety theater”: incompetence. SHOT: Chris Christie defends TSA, says getting blown up is ‘inconvenient.’ CHASER: “The Department of Homeland Security said Monday that the acting administrator for the Transportation Security Administration would be reassigned, following a report that airport screeners failed to detect explosives and weapons in nearly every test that an undercover […]

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More Evasions From Christie

by Mike January 20, 2016


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Christie’s Evasions On Guns And Medicaid

by Mike January 18, 2016

What good is gravitas without honesty? First Guns – if you’ve met Christie on the campaign trial, or if you’ve seen him in the debates, you’ll have heard questions about the draconian gun laws in NJ, and you’ll have heard some variation on the themes of the out-of-staters he’s pardoned and how he’s made it […]

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Anti-Gun Chris Christie and John Kasich

by Steve MacDonald January 7, 2016

Guest Post by NHFC, INC. on DECEMBER 9, 2015 As we get closer to New Hampshire’s important “First in the Nation” Presidential primary, we will send several emails which will contain important information about the various Presidential candidates’ views on the Second Amendment. These emails are intended to educate you, the law abiding New Hampshire […]

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Chris Christie – Bad On Judges

by Steve MacDonald December 31, 2015
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Chris Christie is a man who speaks big on the campaign trail. When Christie campaigned for governor of New Jersey he was going put an end to judges legislating from the bench, by appointing those that would look at the law not make the law. He has already appointed enough justices to the State Supreme […]

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Stupid Party? Establishment Demolition Derby!

by Mike December 31, 2015

I had thought it would be cut and dried – it is clear that the intended standard bearer of the GOPe – Bush III – is a lost cause, and that the outsiders (Trump, Cruz, maybe Fiorina) are giving the GOPe a run for its money. Conventional wisdom, especially on Capitol Hill, was beginning to […]

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Christie (And Hogan) At Hollis Pharmacy

by Mike December 25, 2015

Political Heavyweight Shakes Epicenter Of NH Prez Politics! There’s one place ikn NH that you simply cannot skip if you are hitting the Presidential campaign trail – The Hollis Pharmacy, run by Vahrij Manoukian. Located at the crossroads of far more than just Hollis, NH, everybody who hopes to be anybody in politics comes here […]

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NJ2AS to NH – Beware NJ Governors Bearing Reports on Second Amendment Issues

by Steve MacDonald December 22, 2015
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The New Jersey Second Amendment Society has issued a formal reply to the recent press release and report issued by Gov. Christie on firearms purchasing and permitting in New Jersey. They ask that the people of New Hampshire not be fooled by this move. Here is their formal statement in response. Following the death of […]

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What Chris Christie Could have Done in Support of the Second Amendment, but Didn’t

by Steve MacDonald December 12, 2015
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Governor Christie likes to say he is limited in what he can do to defend the second amendment in New Jersey. He’s got this Democrat legislature problem, and they aren’t going to do what he says he wants. But what if he could do something without the legislature that would ensure that every law abiding […]

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GrokTALK! December 12th, 2015

by Steve MacDonald December 12, 2015
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From the NJ Second Amendment Society Alexander Roubian and Dan Francisco explain what Gov. Christie could have easily done for Gun rights in NJ but didn’t. We are also joined by NHRTL’s Jen Robidoux and Jane Cormier, and Grok Contributor Don Ewing discusses Muslims and Terrorism. GrokTALK! is a Mobile-Ready Broadcast

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Tomorrow on GrokTALK! – December 12th, 2015

by Steve MacDonald December 11, 2015
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Tomorrow morning on GrokTALK! we welcome, NHRTL VP, Jennifer Robidoux. Alexander Roubian, President of the New Jersey Second Amendment Society (NJ2AS) on their undercover video shot while trying to get a carry permit in the Garden State. Along with  Dan Francisco, who is a friend of NJ2AS and former Executive Director at Project Veritas. Plus […]

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NH RINO’s Continue To Wander Toward Chris Christie’s Watering Hole

by Steve MacDonald December 7, 2015
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The Christie endorsement roll out continues, in an effort to create the appearance of momentum, and why not? The other RINO’s are mingling about in single digits, their supporters uninspired, might as well try to get the moderate Establishment to coalesce around someone. Why not Chris Christie? Monday, December 7, 2015 MORRISTOWN, NJ – This morning on […]

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Union Leader Cat Fight With New Jersey Star Ledger

by Steve MacDonald December 4, 2015
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After the Union Leader endorsed Chris Christie a New Jersey Paper has some things to say. Next thing you know, there is this cute little back and forth going on. Tom Moran –Star Ledger :  Union Leader didn’t know the New Jersey governor’s full record. Grant Bosse – Union Leader: “At this point, the Star-Ledger […]

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Christie Endorsement Fist Bump or “Missed” Bump

by Steve MacDonald December 3, 2015
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The Union Leader has endorsed Gov. Chris Christie for the Republican nomination as have Jeff Chidester and Donna Sytek, suggesting, if nothing else, and interesting range of “appeal.” While we are fans of what has come to be known as Chris Christie Porn–the videos of town-hall style meetings where Gov. Christie straight talks his way through […]

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Former Running Mate: Chris Christie Faking it on Gun Rights

by Scott Morales November 24, 2015

Check out this old Chris Christie campaign handout: That’s him there on the left (no surprise).  He says he’s changed. You believe him.  Here’s his old running mate: “Most people in the Second Amendment arena don’t believe him, because he’s been on both sides of the issue,” Richard Merkt, a former running mate of Christie’s, […]

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GrokTALK! – The Seattle Stomp

by Steve MacDonald August 27, 2015
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If your municipality has pay-to-throw bags then you’ve got hippies cramming them to the gills. There’s a term for that. Rick also tells us about his one-on-one with Gov. Chris Christie. Get the entire podcast here! Please follow us on YouTube, USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter listen on iTunes, iHeart Radio, Spreaker, TuneIn, Stitcher, and The Rock  …and of course right […]

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GOP candidates show reform is possible at NH Education Summit

by Steve MacDonald August 24, 2015
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[Last] Wednesday, Govs.  Jeb Bush, John Kasich, Scott Walker, Bobby Jindal, Chris Christie, and former HP CEO Carly Fiorina traveled to the 2015 New Hampshire Education Summit in Londonderry, to sit down for a one-on-one with Campbell Brown, founder of The Seventy Four, a new education news site sponsored by the American Federation of Children. keep reading…

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I call them “Republican Republicans for the sake of the Republican Party”

by Skip July 27, 2015

Conservative Review had a good piece on the 3 types of Republicans that are in that cattle herd called Prez Wannabees (reformatted, emphasis mine): Change Agents Reformers Progressives It was this last category that I read twice and went – yup, this is why we are in trouble.  The post gives a definition for each, […]

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CNHT Picnic – Presidential campaign spokesfolks

by Skip July 19, 2015

In addition to Jim Gilmore and Carly Fiorina, some local NH folks acted as stand-ins (or “surrogates”) for other Presidential campaigns: Zack Carrier for the Ted Cruz campaign NH State Rep Victoria Sullivan for the Rand Paul campaign Taylor Baxter, also for the Rand Paul campaign Tom Mulkeen for the Jeb Bush campaign Tom Colantuono […]

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Where upon Jan Glassman enters The Streisand Effect Room

by Skip July 17, 2015

From our ABOUT page:  “Anything that amuses us is game!”.  Yes, I can get amused. From our FAQs page: EMAIL Look in the Contact Us to email us. Anything you send is fair game for us and we may use it on the site. Steve had a post up back last week: Is Belknap County […]

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