Thursday, February 02, 2006

ANTONUCCI IS IN THE RACE

Hazlet Township Committeewoman Bridget Antonucci has made it official after months of silence. She has announced her intention to run for Freeholder in an e-mail to Women's Federation members, as well as by letter to County Committee members.
Her letter, or more accurately flyer, lists her views favoring term limits for freeholders and why she feels she can win in November.
Antonucci's slogan is "Fresh Face, New Ideas!", and she says, "I'll continue to uphold the honesty, integrity, and passion of the Monmouth County Republican Party."

NOTE: I would advise those posting newspaper articles to post a link from now on. Posting the entire article as a comment takes up a lot of space, especially if more than one article is posted.

86 comments:

Rich Kohler said...

Bridget Antonucci has barely completed the first year of her first term on the Hazlet Township Committee, and already she has revealed her lofty political ambitions. So far, her most influential act as a public servant was to support Scott Broschart as he, along with County Chairman Fred Niemann, failed in a devious bid to usurp a spot on the Republican ballot in Hazlet’s special election to replace Paul Coughlin.

Mrs. Antonucci's recent comment regarding the need for "a fresh face in Monmouth County politics," does not support the facts. We already have plenty of new faces in Freehold. If long time Freeholder, Ted Narozanick, were to retire, Rob Clifton, who was recently elected in 2004 as Amy Handlin’s running mate, would become the senior member of that board. Mrs. Antonucci did not explain how her presence on the board would, "help change" the perception that "freeholders have had this stereotype of being corrupt and dirty."

Mrs. Antonucci’s comments and behavior during her brief tenure on Hazlet’s governing body exemplify that she is more interested in furthering her career as a politician than working to improve the quality of life in Monmouth County. It is also my opinion that Mrs. Antonucci's candidacy is an attempt by someone to manipulate the outcome of the election by drawing votes away from other, more qualified candidates, which would be less than honest, if not corrupt and dirty.

No positive experience…no positive credibility…positively no seat in Freehold!

Honest Abe said...

Word in Freehold is that she's a stalking-horse for Niemann's choice, Joe DiBella. Divide up the votes among a large enough number of candidates, and DiBella can win on a simple plurality, even without a majority.
My fear is that he then drags the whole "Jerry Springer Show" that is Howell politics right up the steps of the Hall of Records.

Back to Hazlet. I still don't know what that whole Broschart mess was all about. What would Niemann and Gallic hope to accomplish by interfering in the workings of a local organization that by all accounts, except for the Coughlin problem, wasn't broken? Steve Grossman always seemed to have things well in hand up there. It just seems like a very dumb move on Niemann and Gallic's part. If they had stayed out of it and let the local organization pick the candidate I believe you would have definitely elected Medrow and probably Kolibas too.

Anonymous said...

I believe if you check, the appropriate statue, that the direct replacement by county committee of a resigned office holder requires a majority vote. Therefore, for all those conspiracy theorists, you can put fifty candidates on the ballot, but at the end of the day you will need to have as nay ballots as it takes, generally dropping low candidates off, until there is a candidate who wins by majority. Maybe Bridget or whoever else is currently running or will decide to run, is doing it because they want the job!

Rich Kohler said...

It's one thing to want the job, but quite another thing to be qualified for that job.

William H Seward said...

No surprise that I'm in agreement with Rich and Abe here. Bridget's candidacy is an attempt to derail Little. Hopefully it will be too Little and too late. (pause for groans)

I think Neimann's motives for interfering in Hazlet, as well as in Howell and other towns are pretty clear. Its all about professional appointments and lining the his pockets and those of his cronies.

In several municipal elections last year, financial help was offered with the strings of guaranteed appointments attached.

It sad, but Fred started off with such promise and opportunity. But he hasn't kept his word and he's obviously all about business (his business) and not about good government in Monmouth County.

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JIM_PURCELL said...

Bridget is a nice person. But, she does not have the experience of a veteran elected official.

Fred is "doing it" again. He has no actual votes, he has to make deals because he has no actual base. Dan Gallic, his "Ed McMahon," doesn't know Monmouth from a hole in the wall and has some off-the-wall ideas that are both bizarre and authoritarian (that's going over well).

Antonucci's candidacy is just another bad idea from the Bad Idea Company that has become the current organization leadership. Of course there are exceptions.

In fact, the GOP does have brighter days ahead...very bright ones. But, that will be in the post Apocalyptic period that will come to be known as "The Days After Fred."

School children will be given this day off from school and there will be games and festivals held in its honor as banners are flown and bells in churches are rang. : )

OK, maybe there won't be any bells ringing...and maybe the kids will only get a half day. But, for the festivals to be held, a turkey will be spared by the governor as an act of clemency in keeping with the joyous day. (lol)

But this much is sure...Bridget's listening to the wrong people; unfortunately they are "in charge."

Anonymous said...

Antonucci's "resume" is the same format and font as DiBella's. She added an extra year to her term just like DiBella. DiBella was very worried about Anna Little.

Anonymous said...

The county has a great many intelligent and capable future leaders at the municipal level.Some may be better than others. Some may have more experience, some may have a better vision for the future.All have a right to express their views and show their positive side that will help the ticket in November. We don't need to tear them apart. The democrats will have plenty of time to do that. Neither do we need to listen to dem's like Purcell and his cronies to pick our candidates. When Dowd was removed, a big rallying cry was that he bad-mouthed other Republicans. That's what most people on this site our doing.

Monmouth County Republican Majority for Fred Niemann said...

Jim Purcell, a self esposed Democrat, makes the suggestion that the leader of the Republican Party in Monmouth should be thrown out...I suppose we Republicans should look at that and support Fred even more. If Jim "The Democrat" Purcell is actually spending that much time on Fred, then Fred must be a real threat.

Long live Chairman Niemann

Honest Abe said...

Newspaper articles will be deleted. Post links!

Anonymous said...

At least Dibella is off the Blog page.

Honest Abe said...

DiBella is never off these pages!

William H Seward said...

Honest Abe said...
DiBella is never off these pages!

Thursday, February 02, 2006 5:12:11

Hopefully he will be by the end of March!

Honest Abe said...

That'd be nice!
He did get me a lot of traffic here though.

Anonymous said...

The notion that Antonucci is a front for DiBella is merely a ploy by the same insecure fools who are saddened by their own enept abilities to account for much in this party. Especially Rich Kohler, who is not even a member of the county committee in his own town. His attempt to sabatoge Mrs. Antonucci's campaign is truly pathetic. As a matter of fact, I dont ever recall seeing or hearing of him at any county event over the last five years. I'm curious as to what suddenly makes him a so called expert on county issues.

Mr. 2:15 anonymous said it best. "Maybe Bridget or whoever else is currently running or will decide to run, is doing it because they want the job! " Very well put!

Abe, I'm curious as to why you've jumped on the nonsense Antonucci/Niemann bandwagon. You were the first to mention anything about her possibly running, way back in Oct or November.

Honest Abe said...

"Abe, I'm curious as to why you've jumped on the nonsense Antonucci/Niemann bandwagon. You were the first to mention anything about her possibly running, way back in Oct or November."

My sources on this are in Freehold and have nothing to do with Rich Kohler and Hazlet. I've never met Mr. Kohler. I would hope that these theories are wrong about Mrs. Antonucci as I believe she has a future in the Republican Party.
If there is anything going on "behind the scenes" to hel[p DiBella I'm sure Mrs. Antonucci has nothing herself to do with it.
I should have been more clear on that.

JIM_PURCELL said...

Mrs. Antonucci is quite aware of these things, and has, infact, joined a faction.

It is Amy's side, Fred's side, but most importantly Peter's side. He delievered the 13th for Amy and no one else.

Naivete is not possible to a certain point. Come on.

William H Seward said...

Jim Purcell said:

"Naivete is not possible to a certain point."

Perhaps so, but, naive or not who can blame Bridget for throwing her hat into the ring after a call from Amy. Bridget has nothing to lose. If she wins she's a Freeholder. 2 years ago she was an out of work school teacher. If she doesn't win she's got countywide name recognition and new influential friends.

Bridget's "fresh face" theme could just as well describe Little. As Bridget is being used by one faction, Anna is being used by another. Both are relatively young and inexperienced. Anna has more and better experience and is being used by a more honorable faction, in my humble opinion.

Either way the machine will do all it can to get DiBella the seat. It's about money and appointments.

For those who want good government, let's hope the bayshore communities don't get fooled by this ploy and that McKenna makes a deal for future support as either county chairman or the next open Freeholder seat and supports Little for the open seat. Otherwise, DiBella gets the seat, Ted will run and face a primary either from Bridget or a Middletown Committe person in June, and the Dems will win at least one if not two seats in November.

Anonymous said...

DiBella has clearly separated himself in this race. I have heard him speak twice now and the man has the gift. McKenna is a screamer and seems too "mad" all the time. The others seem very junior varsity next to Dibella. I like it that he has so many of the old guard scared because this says all I need to know that they are afiard he'll do what needs to be down up on the hill.

Anonymous said...

Joe, get off the computer and get back to making money for George Norcross. "Old guard and junior varsity" are some of your catch phrases, and you were overheard describing McKenna as a screamer. "He comes across very mean and mad," is what you said.You think he will buy your line to step aside for you because you said you will support him for chairman if he does?

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Anonymous said...

DEALS DEALS DEALS you are all full of crap

I double dare all of you -- Who has endorsed any one from outside of thier own towns

COME ON GIVE ME A NAME OF A MAYOR.

This is a wide open horse race

Dibella = Norcross
Kckenna Has pissed off neiman big time
Klienberg screwed the party last year by not running for assemlby
Little job is to help illegal alliens.
Antonnuci was let go by here our Hazlet Bd Of ED.

Thier are no frontrunners

Anonymous said...

How is not running for Assembly screwing the party? O'Scanlon came within 70 votes of an incumbent. Pretty damn good I would say.Is this the start of a bad mouthing Kleinberg onslaught? I hope not. He's a viable candidate who is just trying to stay out of the fray.

Marion Masnick, Ted's secetary, has signed on as Little's treasurer.Doesn't she live in Howell? I think she was deputy mayor in Howell.

Anonymous said...

The best ticket would likely be Antonucci and Dibella. If peole care about winning this is what they would go for,

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JIM_PURCELL said...

Yes, Dan is right. Fred is so very fearsome, as is Dan. Fred should remain as chair...and Bridget as a candidate...as well as DiBella. Yes, I am sure that will win.

Of course, WHEN your ticket is finally defeated this year, I trust there will be no acrimony, lest I do the "I told yo uso" thing.

And, as for Dan, you aren't even a Republican, clown boy. So, whatever you are, make sure you get your arm band centered and your jack boots on straight in the AM. Yeah...you represent Republicans? Not. By the by, you're pretty much a wuss in my book, weirdo. Go back to NOT getting Schundler elected, Mein Kampf.

JIM_PURCELL said...

By the by, I was probably a Republican when Gallic was in diapers and Niemann was still trying to grow his first ponytail (kinda hangin' out in California on holidays). So, this guy, Gallic, who has won far fewer GOP wins than anyone he condescends to, has a right to say... what? He's a joke and if Republicans buy into a loser they deserve what they get. He's not from Monmouth... this year he lost the entire top half of the county and is pretty much walking wounded when it comes to credibility. That's your quarterback?

Good pick. Ryan Leaf would probably have been a better overall starter. Good one, folks. keep up the good work.

I haven't lied to anyone for a decade...how about the general consensus on Danny Boy and Freddy?

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Anonymous said...

I usually don't agree with purcell, but I think you'll find that many Republicans agree with his assessment of Gallic.

Couier Circulation is Down said...

You mean most Republicans believe that Gallic is a Nazi? Even if you don't like the guy, that charge is just plain stupid. Isn't he Jewish?

Honest Abe, this discussion is getting out of hand. It is no longer about political discourse but simply name calling. Perhaps you could get this discussion to a higher level by editing out comments like Purcell's.

JIM_PURCELL said...

To anonymous: As for being fat...I could lose a few pounds, probably not as many as you. When it comes to Sue, she and I do not agree on a lot, but I think it's wrong to pick on anyone because of their physique.If you want to make fun of me do it all day long, I love the love...but show a little class and do not bring a lady into it. Sue Veitengruber is a dedicated person who is not afraid to put her name on a board and tell it like she means it. I don't have to agree with her...but that earns my respect and respect is more important than "like."

No, me and Sue aren't friends at all. But, I also respect her as a person and you, Mr. Anonymous, should do the same. Disrespecting a lady is reprehensible.

And, if you're ever up to a charity athletic event, let me know, I'd be more than happy to oblige and dog you on a sporting level.

The Bayshore Courier said...
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JIM_PURCELL said...

I want to amend a word in my previous post because I think it was unfair to Dan and really too vague:

Yes, Dan is right. Fred is so very fearsome, as is Dan. Fred should remain as chair...and Bridget as a candidate...as well as DiBella. Yes, I am sure that will win.
Of course, WHEN your ticket is finally defeated this year, I trust there will be no acrimony, lest I do the "I told you so" thing.
And, as for Dan, you aren't even a Republican, you're more of a right-wing fringe guy who somehow made his way into the center. So, whatever you are, make sure you get your arm band centered and your jack boots on straight in the AM. Yeah...you represent Republicans? Not. By the by, you're pretty much a bizarre personality with a strange outlook that is not compatible with anyone's idea of good government...or just being a very nice person. So, go back to NOT getting Schundler elected, Dr. Strange.
Saturday, February 04, 2006 11:14:20 PM

Purcell's a Hypocrite said...

Jim, you're a hipocrate. You wrote this paragraph and say your angry about how you've been treated yet isn't this what you do to everyone who doesn't agree with you? You're a nut job:

On the Jim "I'm a fascist" Purcell blog:

1. Rival Newspapers (Owned by Republicans) printed false and salacious editorials about me using third-hand resources where there were clear conflicts of interest by the newspaper(s) involved, as well as the principals of the information given the newspaper(s). My attorney informed me that, as I am a public figure, I have no recourse to this nonsense or else I would have sued. Now, I just keep answering the same questions about the "pound of flesh" garbage that was put out there about me. What did it do? Thanks for asking...Basically whenever I go interview somewhere for anything, and agencies Google my name, that editorial comes up (along with other derisive editorials from my ex-boss (whom I quit years ago to work at a rival publication)), Those editorials virtually assure that I will continue residence in the Bayshore. : ) Can you feel the love?

bayshore leper said...

"Disrespecting a lady is reprehensible. "

I almost choked on my Kashi while reading this one.

AH LA VACHE!

Maybe you have a short term memory, but I don't think you lived by this credo when Amy Handlin was running.

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Honest Abe said...

Let's cut out the name-calling people!

JIM_PURCELL said...
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JIM_PURCELL said...

As for Bayshore Leper:

Guess you are a leper for a reason. I NEVER brought Mrs. Handlin's vital statistics into any argument I had about her official conduct. Stop chocking on your Kashi and grow a brain, leper.

Mrs. Handlin's actions in official office are different than Mrs. veitengruber's weight...or are they the same for you. If they are, join that multitude of folks known commonly as morons.

Wait...I guess you're there.

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michael borg said...

Jim,

I called your cell phone, when you challenged me and said the ball was in my court, there is no ption for leaving a message. If you want people to call you on your cell you should make that option available.

JIM_PURCELL said...

By the by, please pass that IP onto me @ editorial@thenjcourier.com and I will see fit to do what I can aboutblocking this individual from various other sites. FRAUD is ridiculous. If THAT is Republicanism today than keep it.

JIM_PURCELL said...

Frankly, the LAST place I would put my cell phone is on a blog. On THIS blog I even have people forging my identity. You know my office phone and my cell phone is just none of your business. I have like 10 assistants who would field a call between 9-5, Monday thru Friday. 732-957-0070. Use it and stop being dense.

You call like anyone else into the paper and we will get your point of view in print. As for voicemail...I have none and want none. I have more availability than anyone I know. Only a complete moron couldn't get ahold of me.

Honest Abe said...

Too many hits all at the same time to get a read on "Bayshore Courier's" IP. Its profile URL is:
http://www.blogger.com/profile/18282437
You may wish to contact Blogger about the Bogus Courier.

Ronald Reagan said...

New poll set up for the Monmouth County Freehold race at:

http://monmouthrepublicans.blogspot.com/

Anonymous said...

Look people, this thread ain't about the courier, howell or Mr. Purcell. As for you Purcell - stop your flaming this is getting tedious to read. Remarks like 'clown boy' et all aren't going to win you any readers here.

Anonymous said...

Abe watch out for that Reagan guy. He's Terence Wall.

Honest Abe said...

And you know this because...

bayshore leper said...

(As for Bayshore Leper:
Guess you are a leper for a reason.)

I somehow thought that my nom de plume would come into this sooner or later. Even I thought you could grasp the sarcasm in that but I should have known that you are too far gone for something that simple.

(Stop chocking on your Kashi and grow a brain, leper. )

Tsk, tsk - and yours is on loan from an animal testing lab - Come on Jim you aren't really that angry! Or are you a beer nuts sort of guy? And as a friendly suggestion - start running spell check because your responses are really quite embarassing for publisher. But sadly that is the state of journalism today.

Your vendetta with Ms. Handlin is very well documented on the web.
http://ebs.gmnews.com/news/2005/0603/Editorials/028.html
The vitriol that you spewed against this woman was alarming. I won't suggest why you felt this way, but in the spirit 'not disrespecting a lady' I would have hoped to see true journalism prevail and not disintegrate into a pissing match. Regrettably that would have been too much for you, as it would require you to be a gentleman.

(If they are, join that multitude of folks known commonly as morons.)

This coming from you Jim is priceless! I'll decline your invitation as I'd rather leave you to your own exclusive club. Belong Jim! Belong!

JIM_PURCELL said...

THIS JUST IN...FROM THE NEWSROOM OF THE COURIER...FROM THE WORLD TO YOUR LIVINGROOM!

Check out this week's edition, 2-9-06, and read NOT ONLY about John Merla but ALSO about a new contender announcing against Fred Niemann for chairman. You can read it ONLY in The Courier so be sure to drop your 2 quarters in the bucket to know more.

But, it is a great story...not like the Illiad or anything... but not bad.

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JIM_PURCELL said...

You know...I think you're not on track there. I legitimately got a GREAT BIG secret that I'm putting in the paper this week...and it ain't old news or rumors either.

I don't beat a drum unless I got something to bang on, sir.

Anonymous said...

It's McKenna, Purcell's buddie. It would be really funny if it is Terrence Wall though. I am sure Fred would be shaking in his boots.

Jackie Corley said...

Nope, not McKenna or Wall. Will Seward's on the right track, though.

Honest Abe said...

Mel Hood from Neptune Township. Former freeholder Ed Stominski has also been mentioned as a candidate.

Anonymous said...

Hey Jim
JIM_PURCELL said...
THIS JUST IN...FROM THE NEWSROOM OF THE COURIER...FROM THE WORLD TO YOUR LIVINGROOM!

Check out this week's edition, 2-9-06, and read NOT ONLY about John Merla but ALSO about a new contender announcing against Fred Niemann for chairman.
Who ammounced???????

Anonymous said...

Federal Immigration Law followed by Oath of office for Council position and freeholder position. Tell me how Little can Honestly take the oath of office for freeholder - she should quit councilwoman

Federal Immigration and Nationality Act
Section 8 USC 1324(a)(1)(A)(iv)(b)(iii)
"Any person who encourages or induces an alien to reside knowing or in reckless disregard of the fact that such residence is in violation of law, shall be punished as provided for each alien in respect to whom such a violation occurs fined under title 18 imprisoned not more than 5 years, or both."

Section 274 felonies under the federal Immigration and Nationality Act, INA 274A(a)(1)(A):
A person (including a group of persons, business, organization, or local government) commits a federal felony when she or he:
* assists an alien s/he should reasonably know is illegally in the U.S. or who lacks employment authorization, by transporting, sheltering, or assisting him or her to obtain employment, or
* encourages that alien to remain in the U.S. by referring him or her to an employer or by acting as employer or agent for an employer in any way, or
* knowingly assists illegal aliens due to personal convictions.




OATH OF ALLEGIANCE AND PUBLIC SERVICE

STATE OF NEW JERSEY )
)SS:
COUNTY OF MONMOUTH )


I, _________________, do solemnly swear that I will support the constitution of the

United States and the Constitution of the State of New Jersey; that I will bear true faith and

allegiance to the same and to the governments established in the United States and in this State,

under the authority of the people; and that I will faithfully, impartially and justly perform all the

duties of office as _______________________________________, according the best of my ability,

William H Seward said...

So you think immigrants, legal or not are not entitled to legal representation?

I think Mrs. Little's opponents are grasping for straws.

Anonymous said...

Please give me a good reason why Ms. Little is qualified to be a freeholder. She is a dinky immigration lawyer, from a dinky town and has no record of accomplishing anything. There are plenty of lawyers that can run, and are running, who are far more qualified. She is not going to bring anything to the table for the county party, nor has she in the past.

Little supporter said...

Anonymous said...
Please give me a good reason why Ms. Little is qualified to be a freeholder

I'll give you several:

Integrity and commitment to be of service. Mrs. Little commitment to "doing it right" is often maddening to those of us who have worked with her that just want to get the job done.

Despite many offers she has turned down sigificant financial opportunities what might give an appearance of a conflict, even though "everybody" does it. Her livlihood is not dependent on municipal or county work.

She has turned down campaign contributions from "the machine" that came with stings attached.

She's genuine and sincere. She's offering her services based only on who she is, what she has accomplished and what she stands for. I have yet to hear her say a negative word about any of her opponents, in this election or in her last two.

She's smart and compassionate.

Know little about her said...

Wow. But what is she going to do for the county (beyond the usual rhetoric - "I'm going to cut spending, etc.)?

little supporter said...

"(beyond the usual rhetoric - "I'm going to cut spending, etc.)? "

That would be a good start. I'm tired of tax rates going down and spending going up.

Anonymous said...

Hey Bill

William H Seward said...
So you think immigrants, legal or not are not entitled to legal representation?

so you want attorneys who represent illegal aliens to be your elected freeholder??
why don't you ask her and report back how much of her business is with illegal aliens

William H Seward said...

Anonymous said...


"so you want attorneys who represent illegal aliens to be your elected freeholder??"

En este punto yo la mayoría del ciertamente hace. Purcell tiene razón, usted es un imbécil.

Cicero said...

Why the venom towards Anna Little. Unless you are Di Bella lover, and a Fred toddie, who else for Freeholder? Mc Kenna,perhaps. Maybe Kleinberg. Those are the four real candidates. Think! Geographic balance? Gender balance? North/ South or East/West. Mc Kenna/Little.
Little/Kleinberg. Too much Di Bella baggage. Too many unanswered questions

Know little about her said...

To little supporter - you missed the point,

JIM_PURCELL said...

"Imbecile," Bill?

Ya think?

I grew up on the Tex-Mex border, which is more than you kids from Monmouth County ever did. My first professional story was about illegals crossing from Mexico via Coyotes in Brownsville, while I was stationed at Hood. Spent 2 days with them after some nasty business on the Rio Grande, on the Matamoros side...yes, cutlery was involved. Still, brought home the story with pix... brought a photographer who still has his finger and toes.

Also spent a couple days with US Border Patrol. Oh yeah, spent from 13-16 years old less than 2 miles from the border. Yeah...you folks know a lot about immigration...and Latin America. I suppose "experts" from Monmouth should write books about immigration, titled, "From Navesink to Monterrey: A Survivor's Story."

I'm sure Princeton or Yale or wherever the hell you folks came from after Mom and Dad sent you to school taught you a whole lot about the Rio Grande (or any border communities) or Nogales (that's in Arizona) or the like. Heck, these institutions probably taught EVERYTHING about what people have to go through to get here and especially how many Latin Americans die on Freedom Bridge, the Mexican side of Matamoros/Brownsville every week... just trying to get to the US before they die.

Or...could it be? You're speculating...like a bunch of junior Spanish class students who know:A. a whole lot, B. about enough, or C. not a damn thing.

I'll bank on "C." Mr. Bush doesn't have it right to my estimation... I don't think he spent a lot of time down there either but he sure specualtes some. But, why would he? If one was rich they wouldn't be there. I would respect the opinion of people a whole lot more if they booked passage to McAllen, Texas and spent some time a couple hours South for the afternoon...even if it's picking up inexpensive leather goods and tinrkets from the locals and actually seeing something not on a TV screen. Watch out for the lizards in the motel rooms, kids.

Illegal immigration is sad... though not to be put up with. Immigration lawyers do a yeoman's job, but they do not protect illegals. They simply help to enact the system put in place by, was it the Founder? Yeah! Or, didn't they teach that at some prep school or other in Monmouth County or wheverver.

I'm sure there are wonderful books on the subject and not a few DVDs.

Honest Abe said...

Uhh, Jim. Bill was saying you were right.

Anonymous said...

"En este punto yo la mayoría del ciertamente hace. Purcell tiene razón, usted es un imbécil"

Translation:

"On this point I am absolutlely certain. Purcell is right, you are an imbecil."

Has anyone else noticed how the pro-dibella posts sound just like the anti-Little posts? That single digit finish in the "poll" was so inspiring.

Anonymous said...

"Imbecile," Bill?

Ya think?

_____________________________

For someone who spent so much time on the Tex-mex border - can anyone say Paul Bunyon? - your Spanish sure sucks. Maybe you should ask the underpaid 23 year old junior Spanish class students that you've got on your payroll for the translation before you get all enlightened on us.

Anonymous said...

Can we get back to Bridget as a candidate here please.

She has the tools to get elected and be good. Young, smart, attractive. She was born and raised in Monmouth and can win in November. Much easier to accept that McKenna, Little or Dibella. She is the darl horse here and I believe is Fred's real choice because he knows she does not belomg to anyone like the others. Better candidadate that Little, much softer that McKenna and less of an ego than Dibella. Also has an Italian name which helps with all the Staten Island transplants.

Anonymous said...

Bridget is a nice lady but she really doesn't have anywhere near the necessary background for freeholder. She may in five or six years if she continues in local government. Right now she is a flash in the pan and a little bit of a lightweight.

One more thing - she allied herself with Broschart and he was certainly a self-serving phoney who up and left when it suited him. That was a BIG mistake. She should have known better. She doesn't have enough time in the trenches to know what she should be doing.

She has been injected into the campaign at the last minute simply to take votes away from Anna Little (for the benefit of DiBella). The powers that be are afraid that Anna Little will win the nomination. Personally, I think she is a very electable candidate this year. She is intelligent, speaks well and comes across as a very sincere human being.

DiBella comes across as a flim-flam salesman. If you don't pay attention to every word he says you will find yourself buying into the "now you see it- now you don't". He has a lot of baggage that the Democrats will exploit when it is too late to replace him in the campaign.

Bob McKenna comes off as a little "over the top" but he knows what he is doing and has a great message. If he gets more people friendly, he will be a great candidate. But, I like Anna Little.

Leaning Antonucci said...

Bridget is well equiped to be freeholder. Heard her speak and was impressed. Smart business lady, isn't owned by anyone. I think she has the experience and tools to be successful.

For those who think years in elected office are required, Barham was never elected to anything.

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Leaning Antonucci said...

More disinformation from the dibella camp in a foolhardy attempt to take votes away from Little. She's controlled very nicely by the powers that be.

If you were impressed with her speaking, I want you to start studying "the art of speech" by elmer fudd. At least elmer's message was to "get that wabbit"

Nice twy!

Honest Abe said...

Barham was in fact elected to the Monmouth Beach Borough Commission, which is their Borough Council.
Other freeholders who actually didn't hold an elective office before their election to the board are Jane Clayton and Albert Allen.

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Anonymous said...

And Antonucci is going to endorse this guy? Pathetic, actually.

Anonymous said...

Where do you hear your information from. The last time I checked Antonucci was running and not endorsing anyone but herself. I believe that it was Gus who endorsed DiBella. As far as someone commenting on her speaking abilities, when did you hear her speak. I am currently undecided, however listening to these ridiculous comments and criticsms from Little's people makes me turn away from voting for her. The last piece of literature that I received from Little had "little" to say about her abilities to govern. I did however learn how much she loves fried flounder and that she was "Marty" in Greese in what 8th grade. I wasn't aware that they were Freeholder qualities. I personally think that we have enough actors in politics.

Reviewing the candidates, I think if anyone looked at DeSeno, you may be impressed.

Everyone on this site who does nothing but trash candidates and their supporters are the reason that are party is a mess and very split.

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Anonymous said...

Bridgett is just running to take votes away from Little at DiBella's and Kelly's request. She's an empty suit, dress, whatever.

Anonymous said...

I enjoyed Littles releases and speeches. I think that she touches the heart of true Monmouth County people by bringing up her memories. It is something that we can all relate to and I think that she may be electible in Nov.