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Snooki, the New Face of Rutgers

April 1, 2011

Last night, Jersey Shore‘s “Snooki” made an appearance at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ.  Since I live and work in the same county, this got quite a buzz today around the water cooler, especially since she cost the university about $32,000 from their mandatory student activity fees!  Commencement speaker (and Pulitzer-prize winning author) Toni [...]

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“Tanning Tax” in Full Effect

July 1, 2010

In order to support ObamaCare, two branches of our government agreed that a 10% tax on tanning services at tanning salons was sooooo necessary that it needed to be enforced by the power of law beginning today, July 1.  The government feels that over ten years this tax will generate $2.7 billion in new revenue [...]

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Leaving New Jersey

February 4, 2010

No, I’m staying, but a recent study just found that from 2004-2008 $70 billion did leave the Garden State, while the amount of money donated to non-profit organizations dropped $1.3 billion — that’s partly due to the fact that charitable giving in New Jersey is NOT tax deductible! Yeah, we suck.  Especially when MTV’s Jersey [...]

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