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Christie Rollout Day Went Smoothly and Professionally

Chris Christie’s announcement on Tuesday morning in his hometown of Livingston was professionally produced and competently handled. A polished website and an inspiring and beautifully produced “tell it like it is” … 1,849 more words

‘We did a lot ourselves’: Debut novel doesn’t shy from the war atrocities committed by the Vietnamese

Mike Doherty: Viet Thanh Nguyen’s debut novel, The Sympathizer, aims to do what no other Vietnam War book or movie has done before — excoriate everyone

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Viet Thanh Nguyen offers no sympathy in debut novel

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s debut novel, The Sympathizer, aims to do what no other Vietnam War book or movie has done before. American artists, he says, address the Vietnamese through their self-absorbed perception; Vietnamese Americans avoid confrontation because they feel a debt to American culture; and in Vietnam, refugees are dismissed as traitors. 903 more words

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DiMaio offers a measured version of Doherty's criticism on Bridgegate

State Senator Mike Doherty (R-23) is not the only Republican in the legislature who says Bridgegate began with Gov. Chris Christie.

Offering a tempered version of the… 617 more words

Found in Translation: David Vann is Big in France

During the 12 years it took David Vann to get his first work of fiction published, he resorted to a life of romantic misadventure, running an ill-fated chartered sailing business that found him fending off pirates, freak storms and drug smugglers. 1,118 more words

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Port Authority reform override rescheduled for March 16th

A Senate vote to override Gov. Chris Christie’s veto of legislation aimed at reforming an embattled Port Authority has been tentatively rescheduled from March 5th to March 16th, one of the bill sponsors has informed PolitickerNJ. 161 more words

Cardinale, Doherty back Fox amidst Samson subpoena mention

Following Thursday’s article in the The Record which reported that federal prosecutors have subpoenaed the Port Authority for records related to the personal travel of the agency’s former chairman, David Samson, as well as his relationship with Newark Liberty International Airport’s largest carrier, United Airlines, two New Jersey state Senators spoke out in support of a prominent state official mentioned in connection with the reported subpoena: New Jersey Commissioner of Transportation Jamie Fox. 366 more words