Posts Tagged ‘Chris Christie’
Q&A: ‘Occupy Sandy’ organizer says Chris Christie should be impeached

Q&A: ‘Occupy Sandy’ organizer says Chris Christie should be impeached

Photo: Tara Murtha “Where FEMA fell short,” wrote the New York Times in November 2012, “Occupy Sandy was there.” In the wake of Hurricane Sandy devastating the New Jersey shore in fall 2012, a group of organizers—many of whom were once part of Occupy encampments in various northeast cities—made it their mission to help clean up the devastation on...

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Does Corbett, like Christie, have guts to ban ‘gay conversion therapy’?

At Gov. Corbett’s victory party on Election Night, 2010, after beating Democratic rival Dan Onorato by a whopping nine points, he told enthusiastic supporters exactly what to expect of his time in office: “Look across the river,” he said. Across the Delaware River, that is. Corbett was promising his supporters one thing: He was going to be like then-GOP...

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DAILY GRINDER: First Men’s, now Women’s—the ‘Health’ Magazines Hate Philly

Hooray! Women’s Health Magazine—the sister magazine to Men’s Health, a publication by and for men who think they can “melt belly fat!” by watching TV on the floor and parking their car farther away from “the office” in the morning (both actual “tips” mentioned in Men’s Health)—has declared Philadelphia 97th on its list of 100 cities in the...

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DAILY GRINDER: City Getting Some DROP Money Back

Philadelphia Register of Wills Ron Donatucci recently accepted a $370,000 DROP payment, then “retired,” then went back to work, because that is what this city’s political system allows politicians to do, and if you were in city government, you’d do it, too. After being written about, he says he’s currently working on giving some of that money back...

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DAILY GRINDER: Occupy Philly Polling Positively in Pennsylvania

Don’t look now, but while the Tea Party sinks into the nightmare of yesterday’s news, the Occupy Movement is gaining steam. A full forty-nine percent of Pennsylvanians support the protests, 37 oppose them and 14 percent have no opinion, according to a Daily News/Franklin & Marshall College Poll. The Tea Party, on the other hand, is polling at 39/48/14...

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Despite What ‘Pundits’ Say, Studies Prove Chris Christie Not Too Fat to be President

Despite What ‘Pundits’ Say, Studies Prove Chris Christie Not Too Fat to be President

After months of flirting with the idea of running for office, turns out Chris Christie is set to give a press conference at 1pm today telling the world once and for all whether or not his two years cutting deals in Jersey prepared him to be leader of the free world. Early reports say Christie will bow out of the presidential race, but that’s really a secondary...

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DAILY GRINDER: Mayor Nutter’s Infomercial Protested by Off-TV Opponent

NBC 10’s infomercial for Mayor Nutter went off without a hitch! He urged people who sent in questions by e-mail and Twitter to pay their taxes and don’t cheat and generally be a good person, just like him. There were actually too many questions for him to get to. But know this (as NBC does): Mayor Nutter tweets! Meanwhile, Republican mayoral candidate Karen...

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DAILY GRINDER: More Philly Casinos Will Surely Solve Our Problems

Keep gambling…Pennsylvania says there’s room for a fifth Philadelphia-area casino. A state-commissioned study (they’re never wrong!) says a good place for said house of poor might be either West Philadelphia or City Line Avenue, both of which will soon be called “The next Philly neighborhood” at some point soon, by some publication, we’re sure. Added...

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Governor Chris Christie: Hero

Governor Chris Christie: Hero

Note: In spite of our blog’s name, sometimes we squint our eyes, flatten our palm over our brow, and gaze across the Delaware for a peek at Supergovernor and role model Chris Christie. Sometimes we find something, too. As sure as the sun comes up every morning, many right wingers will find a small, sad topic and enemy to complain about. And as sure as that...

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DAILY GRINDER: Underage Gamblers, Beware

A Democrat State Rep. from Western Pennsylvania wants to crush underage gamblers in his bare fist – so watch out the next time you and Grandma play 21 for pennies! Currently, those caught underage in a casino are asked to leave and the place is fined. He wants to fine the violators $2,000 for their first offense, and $5,000 thereafter. [ABC] Philadelphia Media...

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