Author Archive: Rosi Efthim

Presidents Day News Roundup for Monday, Feb. 18, 2019

My favorite photo of Abraham Lincoln, taken at 45, before the presidency, before the Civil War, before the decline in his health, before a Confederate spy’s bullet took his life. It’s 154 years between the author of the Gettysburg Address and the arrogant, ignorant resident of the White House today. Happy Presidents Day. Feel free to eliminate one or two from the observance. The actual President of the United States circa 2019. In a room full of allies in Munich, VP Mike Pence said, “I bring greetings from the 45th President of the United States of America, President Donald Trump.” He waited…
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Happy Valentines Day Blue Jersey News Roundup for Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019

1732 years ago St. Valentine was beheaded. We celebrate this occasion with simple carbohydrates, flowers and emoji. Have a happy, lovahs.  Also – one year ago today: Parkland, and the movement against gun violence fueled, and increasingly led, by young people. NATIONAL Here’s how Jersey feels about Cory Booker running for president. It’s got something to do with Chris…
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News Roundup for Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019

That’s Bridget Kelly, Bridgegate defendant left over from the Christie years. She hopes the United States Supreme Court will save her from prison. Officially in the race now, Cory Booker heads to New Hampshire for 6 events. The ‘Big Pharma’ candidate? Cory Booker looks to shake his reputation for drug industry coziness. Menendez rallied with Parkland shooting victims last year. Now, he’s…
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