Category Archives: The Populist Approach

Jeff Bell is Back in Jersey

By Dennis “DJ” Mikolay Though minimal media attention has assured it has gone largely unnoticed, there is currently a race for United States Senate underway in the State of New Jersey. While punditry and press alike seem to have written … Continue reading

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My Senate Endorsement: Vote Your Conscience

By Dennis “DJ” Mikolay It’s been a long and strange journey to today’s Senate Special Election, a road that saw ideological clashes, personal attacks, and surprising twists as two of the most polarizing figures in New Jersey politics stumbled their … Continue reading

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Rick Perry Stumps for Lonegan

By Dennis “DJ” Mikolay With the federal government now facing indefinite shutdown and the issue of the Affordable Care Act again at the forefront of the national discussion, Tea Party Republicans, whom some believed were suffering from diminished influence, have … Continue reading

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Candidate Profile: Steve Lonegan (R-Senate)

By Dennis “DJ” Mikolay When the decision was made to hold a Special Election following the passing of Senator Lautenberg, one question plagued every political enthusiast: who on earth would be able to collect the one-thousand verified signatures necessary to … Continue reading

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The Jersey Shore: Back for the Summer Season!

And now for something I almost never write: a personal message.  It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say the Jersey Shore is my favorite place on earth. To those unfamiliar with my love of local history and the Garden State’s … Continue reading

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Democrats Little Threat to Christie

By Dennis “DJ” Mikolay With the partisan primary elections now only two weeks away and incumbent Governor Christopher J. Christie’s popularity still at rock-star levels, Democratic gubernatorial frontrunner Barbara Buono, the progressive State Senator who represents the Eighteenth District, has … Continue reading

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Deputy Mayor Foresees Strong Local Community

By Dennis “DJ” Mikolay If politics is anything, it is divisive. Ask any voter and they will tell you that America’s partisan divide is arguably stronger than ever with Republicans and Democrats often failing to find common ground. Over the … Continue reading

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