News Roundup for Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018

Above: The idiot on the left, Donald Trump Junior, backs Bob Hugin

Quote of the Day: “He’s a good man, just not a very good congressman.” – that’s Tom Malinowski’s response to Leonard Lance’s reputation as a civil and nice man. (Roll Call)

The first woman on the Supreme Court in American history, Sandra Day O’Connor announces she has dementia, ‘probably Alzheimers’. She left the bench in 2006 to care for her husband when he developed Alzheimers.

CD3: Star-Ledger endorses Andy Kim: ‘Fire Rep. Tom MacArthur, Put Andy Kim in Congress’ (Philadelphia Inquirer endorsed too)

Rutgers-Eagleton poll: Menendez with a 51%-46% lead over Hugin – and 56% of NJ views Trump unfavorably

I love this Insider NJ update on NJ’s hot districts, mostly because Patrick Murray says I’m going to have a Democratic congressman

CD7: Yet another analysis (this by CBS News) of what white women think and plan to do at the polls

A man who groped a sleeping woman on a plane says, ‘President easy it’s OK to grab women’s private parts’

Can we try this with the White House? Hubble Telescope’s broken gyroscope seems fixed after engineers tried turning it off than back on.

Ed Barocas: New Jersey Law Journal covers ACLU-NJ’s legal director of 17 years stepping down

CD11: Jay Webber has apparently decided to crawl up Donald Trump’s ass in the last 2 weeks, more proof he’s got nothin’

At Montclair State, Dr. Brigid Harrison its down for a public chat with Steve Sweeney

Outsiders: Six other candidates campaign for U.S. Senate seat

Little messes in Josh Welle’s FEC filing

I’m sure glad my Air Force cousin isn’t stationed here. Two years later, still no cleanup at Joint Base Jersey’s McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst of toxic PFAS chemicals thousands of times higher than federal health safety standards

More proof that Donald Trump is incompetent, doesn’t know what he’s doing, and neither does anybody else. A report by the Government Accountability Office, requested by Rep. Frank Pallone, shows that Trump did not prepare for his policy of separating children from migrant families, and thus neither Department of Homeland Security nor Department of Health and Human Services could prepare for the utter chaos, and damage to children that is still going on.

Trump is mocking Cory Booker on the campaign trail.

3 New Jersey nuclear plants are making moneyand don’t need taxpayer subsidies, say critics filing briefs to a state agency

Lawmakers want to ease the burden of the fuel-tax increase for school districts

NJ taxpayers will be footing the bill for another $350 an hour lawyer, working for the special joint legislative committee to investigate how Phil Murphy’s staff handled the Al Alvarez situation. He joins Michael Critchley, who is also getting $350 an hour

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