VIDEO: Cory Booker-Steve Lonegan Oct. 9 debate REMIX

By Yaël Ossowski | Watchdog.org Here’s a mash-up of the best moments from the New Jersey U.S. Senate debate between Democratic Newark Mayor Cory Booker and Republican former mayor of Bogota, Steve Lonegan. The debate originally aired on Oct. 9. Enjoy: Contact Yaël Ossowski at yael@watchdog.org and follow him @YaelOss.

Canada’s War with the United Nations

For National Sovereignty and Against International Bureaucracy By Yaël Ossowski | PanAm Post  The Canadian federation has always been a prime supporter of the United Nations (UN). In fact, John Peters Humphrey, a Canadian legal theorist from McGill University, authored the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948, the founding document for the premier international organization. In […]

Booker and Lonegan’s New Jersey consensus: The taxes are too damn high

By Yaël Ossowski | Watchdog.org TRENTON — One is a tea partyer and the other is a Twitter partyer. One runs New Jersey’s most populist city and the other runs the state’s biggest conservative organization. While they have many conflicting views, Democratic Newark Mayor Cory Bookerand his Republic opponent, Steve Lonegan, former mayor of Bogota and head ofAmericans […]

The 10 most GIFable moments from the Booker-Lonegan debate

By Yaël Ossowski | Watchdog.org There was a grand debate at Channel 6 Studios in Trenton, N.J., on Friday to determine who would be the best candidate for U.S. Senate. There was this guy, Cory Booker, the Democratic candidate and establishment favorite: And his opponent, the Republican conservative activist who gave Gov. Chris Christie a run for his money in the […]

Billionaire Bloomberg bails out Booker

BIG FRIENDS: This ad for New Jersey U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker was paid for by NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Super PAC. By Yaël Ossowski | Watchdog.org NEWARK, N.J. — A large cornerstone of Newark Mayor Cory Booker‘s campaign centers on his ability to attract millions in outside investment to his city, but now it seems the same logic […]

Establishment sours on Cory Booker in New Jersey Senate race

WANING SUPPORT? A lawn sign for Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate in New Jersey Cory Booker. By Yaël Ossowski | Watchdog.org While Newark Mayor Cory Booker‘s fate once seemed written in the stars, it’s now careening ever violently toward the sun. At least that’s the indication from the campaign trail just 12 days out from the special U.S. Senate election […]

What if they held a $24 million election and no one came?

CHRISTIE: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie acknowledges the crowd Tuesday at the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.. By Yaël Ossowski | Watchdog.org The idea of a Wednesday election in mid-October is probably the furthest thing from ideal for the average New Jersey voter. Especially after years of popular campaigning and political outreach to […]

Is Cory Booker a ‘rubber stamp’ for Barack Obama?

By Yaël Ossowski | Watchdog.org A key part of Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Steve Lonegan‘s campaign consists of tying his Democratic opponent Cory Booker to the administration of President Barack Obama. In a fundraising email Lonegan sent Wednesday, the former mayor of Bogota laid out his case for way the race has reportedly narrowed to just 6 points according to […]

Cory Booker labels Steve Lonegan ‘extreme,’ but wants minimum wage hike of 40 percent

By Yaël Ossowski | Watchdog.org A new ad released by Newark Mayor Cory Booker‘s campaign for the special U.S. Senate election in New Jersey paints a demagogic picture of his Republican opponent, former Bogota Mayor Steve Lonegan, deeming him a radical” “too extreme for New Jersey.” The ad includes a clip of Lonegan calling himself a “right-wing radical,” […]

L’AGEFI: Alternative monétaire et législation de Bitcoin

Par Yaël Ossowski | L’AGEFI (PDF disponsible ici) Si les consommateurs attendaient des indicateurs économiques positifs, ils pourront en trouver un dans la légalisation d’une monnaie alternative dans le pays le plus puissant d’Europe. Dans une décision sans précédent, le Ministère des finances allemand a en effet déclaré que Bitcoin n’est pas qu’une unité comptable acceptable, mais également classifié comme de la monnaie […]

Liberty In Exile: Playing PanAm Post with Fergus Hodgson

This 30. September 2013 show was broadcast from the Sovereign Southern Studio on the Liberty Radio Network and the No Agenda Stream with special guest Fergus Hodgson, the Stateless Man and editor-in-chief of PanAm Post. Fergus is a New Zealander by birth but a true international man in life and practice. We met a few years ago and have collaborated on projects ever […]

Shutdown sparks New Jersey confusion about Obamacare

Photo by captaincinema. A protester holds up a sign at a health care town hall in Illinois in 2009. By Yaël Ossowski | Watchdog.org It’s that time again. The heat of looming deadline turns the nation’s focus to Washington, D.C. as elected representatives squabble over the next bill to fund the federal government. The key to this specific debate […]

Bust: Cory Booker’s 790,000+ fake Twitter followers

By Yaël Ossowski | Special to Watchdog.org LYNSIE LEE: Cory Booker’s DM Twitter friend. After Twitter-savvy Newark Mayor Cory Booker‘s TMZ moment with a Portland stripper, the campaign for New Jersey’s special U.S. Senate election has focused in on the micro-blogging service. While Booker’s Twitter influence can’t be denied, it turns out it can be somewhat overblown. Out of Booker’s 1.4 […]

Cory Booker Inc.: How the Newark mayor uses his charity to prop up pals

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, left to right, Newark Mayor Cory Booker, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and talk show host Oprah Winfrey discuss Zuckerberg’s $100 million investment into Newark Public Schools. By Yaël Ossowski | Special to Watchdog.org If a celebrity is looking to drop a couple of million bucks into a charity for some […]