By Phil Stilton
WASHINGTON-When telling a good story, often the story is good enough. Sometimes, the facts behind that story don’t match up to the story, but the strength of the story often overshadows the actual facts.
Such is the case in a story written in 1992 by a young Stanford University Student, Cory Booker.
Fast forward to 2018 and Cory Booker is now a United States Senator clamoring for truth and justice.
Back in 1992, young Booker was just experimenting in social justice.
“New Year’s Eve 1984 I will never forget. I was 15. As the ball dropped, I leaned over to hug a friend and she met me instead with an overwhelming kiss,” Booker reminisced about his sexual encounter eight years earlier.
Again, keep in mind, 1984 was only 8 years prior to his 1992 editorial. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: September 21st, 2018 | Author: admin | Filed under: Cory Booker, U.S. Senate, U.S. Supreme Court | Tags: brent kavanagh, christine blasey ford, Cory Booker, SCOTUS, Top Gun, U.S. Supreme Court | 3 Comments »
Booker, Menendez vote yes on historic “nuclear option”
New Jersey’s two senators were among 52 votes in the upper chamber today in favor of the so-called “nuclear option” eliminating the filibuster and allowing a simple majority to approve executive and judicial branch appointments. The ‘majority rules’…
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Posted: November 22nd, 2013 | Author: admin | Filed under: News, NJNewsCommons, U.S. Senate | Tags: Bob Menendez, Cory Booker, Filibuster, Nuclear Option | 14 Comments »
After an all night debate, the U.S. Senate passed a $3.7 trillion budget at 5am this morning. With four Democrats joining all the Republicans in the upper house in voting no, the budget passed by one vote, 50-49.
The Seante’s spending plan, the first it has passed in four years, increases taxes by $1 trillion over the next decade, modestly reduces projected spending and plans for continued deficit spending.
New Jersey’s Frank Lautenberg, was the only senator not voting. Lautenberg has been absent from the Senate, on doctors orders, for the entire month of March.
Posted: March 23rd, 2013 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Frank Lautenberg, U.S. Senate | Tags: Frank Lautenberg, Lautenberg's health, Senate Budget | 3 Comments »