Parents of students at South Mountain Elementary School were disturbed when they learned of an assignment recently completed by fifth graders: designing slave auction posters.
In an exceedingly delightful turn of events, the B Street Band—an esteemed Bruce Springsteen cover band—has declined to perform at Donald Trump’s Inaugural Gala after originally agreeing to it. Why? They want to make the Boss proud.
New Jersey governor, professional sycophant, and unrequited Bruce Springsteen lover Chris Christie seems to be dislodging himself from Donald Trump’s shrieking asshole—but not for any noble reason, mind you. Offered several executive appointments, Christie turned down all of them, and in the meantime was passed over…
Two former Chris Christie associates were convicted on federal charges last week relating to Bridgegate, the plot to create a giant traffic jam for staggeringly petty political reasons. Despite the fact that multiple witnesses testified that Christie knew about the plot, the New Jersey governor told CBS he totally had…
On Friday, Bridget Anne Kelly, former Deputy Chief of Staff to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and author of the notorious “Time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee” email, took the stand in her own defense in the ongoing Bridgegate trial.
Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York was first publicly asked for comment on the George Washington Bridge lane closures of September 2013 three months after the fact. “I don’t know anything more than basically what has been in the newspaper, because it was basically a New Jersey issue,” he said at the time.
A New Jersey Transit commuter train smashed through a wall at the Hoboken Terminal train station in Hoboken, New Jersey. One person is confirmed to have died, and at least 100 people have been injured, according to the local ABC affiliate.
In their opening statement on Monday, federal prosecutors alleged that New Jersey governor Chris Christie was aware of the scheme now known as Bridgegate, whereby state officials closed lanes on the George Washington Bridge—the busiest bridge in the world, to punish the mayor of Fort Lee for not endorsing the governor.
Mike Krawitz, a perpetually failed candidate for local office in West Deptford, New Jersey, has resigned from his latest campaign after telling a reporter he hoped she would get raped “by a Syrian refugee.” Krawitz made the comments on Daily Beast reporter Olivia Nuzzi’s Facebook page and then immediately,…
Obsequious Trump-toad Chris Christie has vetoed a bill that would raise New Jersey’s minimum wage to at least $15 within the next five years, warning against “the heavy hand of government” weighing too heavily on small businesses.
After a deeply embarrassing try for the presidency, Chris Christie has returned to his job pissing off the people of New Jersey, which he does by utilizing his unique, innate, God-given ability to be a real asshole. On Monday, for the second time, Christie vetoed a bill that would have kept domestic abusers from…
Jay Bradford should probably start investing in lottery tickets, because his luck seems to be of an extraordinary sort. On December 12, he lost his wedding band in the middle of the ocean. On December 16 he returned to look for it — and what do you know? He actually found it.
On Monday, Gov. Chris Christie responded to a question about transgender bathrooms by talking about terrorism in a very authentically Republican move.
Candied yam riddled with moldy spider carcasses Donald Trump managed to involve himself in yet another controversy this weekend, when he claimed to have seen footage of huge crowds of New Jersey Muslims cheering wildly on September 11, 2001. Those Muslims were imaginary. Even the most conservative news outlets can’t…
We’ve all been very riveted by the horrifying sideshow shenanigans of Donald Trump and the rest of the clowns running for the American presidency. But as Last Week Tonight’s John Oliver points out, there are important elections happening in four different states, oh, Tuesday.
On Friday, Jae Irizarry was elected homecoming queen of Trenton Central High School, making her the first transgender student in the city’s history to hold the title. Two days later, The Trentonian published a story written by Penny Ray questioning the validity of the results, reporting that “sources with intimate…
An employee at Case Pork Roll Co. in Trenton, New Jersey has been fired for flatulence, and that’s not a joke; it’s the world we live in.
Is it me, or do dress code policies seem to be getting more and more outrageous? For this recent offense in school-approved attire, a student didn’t show off a bare shoulder or wear a skirt deemed too short by officials. This little girl dared to wear the wrong shade of green. Call the authorities!