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Notes From Day Tw… uh, One

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On day one of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, some of Ron Paul’s delegates walked out in protest, while others wore clothes pins on their noses over decisions to strip delegates from Paul and make rule changes that would make it harder for non-establishment candidates in future elections.

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New Jersey’s Governor Christie gave the key note address at 10:40 pm. I’m not going to pretend I saw it. I wanted to stay awake, I really did. If you were awake you’re welcome to tell us how he did.

Here’s a link to the coverage from someone that was payed to stay awake and watch the speech.

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Christie vs. NJEA

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Gravitational time dilation

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Another Jersey guy, Albert Einstein, theorized that a clock in a gravitational field runs more slowly according to the gravitational time dilation. Christie’s 15 minutes did seem to last an eternity.

Thou Doth Protest Too Much

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Has anyone in the history of pulp and ink ever made as much news for what they’re not going to do?

watch the denials courtesy of Politico

 

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Deal or No Deal

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In a tape released yesterday by Mother Jones Magazine , republican governor Chris Christie claimes that democrat NJ Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver made a back room deal to get Republicans to support her speakership after she supported cuts to public-workers benefits. Oliver denies it.

 

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What’s A Governor To Do?

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I’m reminded of that folksy New England expression “You can’t get there from here.”

Read about states fiscal woes

here’s a math related quiz.

A car is traveling around a track one mile long .

On the first lap, the car averages 30 mph.
How fast would the car need to travel on the second lap to average 60 mph for both laps?

Answer in the comments.

Going Green In The Garden State

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New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie was in South Plainfield yesterday praising start up solar company Petra Solar that grew from ten to one hundred employees in the last year.

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Todd Christie

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Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain! It’s New Jersey Governor-Elect Chris Christie’s younger brother Todd.

Governor Chris Christie

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The pundits will pontificate about Obama, the economy and anti incumbancy, but in New Jersey, voters had one issue… Anyone-but-Corzine. This guy qualifies.

Vote

In New Jersey, like most places, it’s hard to get excited by our choices on election day, but I still feel it’s my patriotic duty to go to the polls and choose the lesser of two evils.

Chris Christie

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Former US Attorney Chris Christie won a decisive victory against Steve Lonegan in yesterdays New Jersey GOP primary. Christie will be slated against Democratic Governor Jon Corzine in this fall’s gubernatorial election.
Christie earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Delaware and a Juris Doctor degree from Seton Hall University School of Law. He was nominated by President George W. Bush to be the U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey in 2001. As prosecutor he won many convictions for corruption including Sharpe James.

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