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Politcal Correctness Gone Wrong: The Bacon Ad Backlash

Politcal Correctness Gone Wrong: The Bacon Ad Backlash
BY JOE SINAGRA
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
COMMENTARY/OPINION

In Winooski, Vermont, we have our latest example of political correctness run amok.

The restaurant “Sneakers Bistro” decided to remove an advertising sign, something they were permitted to display by the city for sponsoring a beautification project, which referenced bacon after a Muslim woman reportedly complained about it in a community forum.

Sneakers Bistro removed the sign out of ‘respect for diversity’ and ‘concerns for safety.’

What safety concerns? The safety of the woman who complained?

 

New Jersey’s Food Stamp Failure: Hundreds of Thousands of Struggling New Jerseyans Losing Nutritional Benefits

New Jersey’s Food Stamp Failure: Hundreds of Thousands of Struggling New Jerseyans Losing Nutritional Benefits
BY JON WHITEN
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
COMMENTARY

New Jersey’s inadequate support of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) is resulting in the delay ...

Why The Militarized Police Response In Ferguson Should Matter To You And Your N.J. Town

Why The Militarized Police Response In Ferguson Should Matter To You And Your N.J. Town
BY MICHAEL HAYNE
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
OPINION/COMMENTARY

If you've been watching the 24-7 horror fest that is the news as of late, you may not be able to tell the difference between what's war-torn Gaza...

This Sick Plan for Sick Leave Would Be Death Knell for N.J. Business

This Sick Plan for Sick Leave Would Be Death Knell for N.J. Business
BY JOE SINAGRA
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
OPINION/COMMENTARY

I’m still trying to figure out how State Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-32) came up with a proposal for one hour of sick leave for e...

Jersey Shore at Risk?

Jersey Shore at Risk?
BY DOUG O'MALLEY
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Shocking news: President Obama just took a huge step towards allowing offshore drilling on the Atlantic coast for the first time in more than 30 years. ...

Christie’s New White House Strategy: Blame Public Workers For New Jersey’s Bad Economy

Christie’s New White House Strategy: Blame Public Workers For New Jersey’s Bad Economy
BY MICHAEL HAYNE
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
OPINION/COMMENTARY

Coming off the heels of a showdown with the Rock over improperly using the actor in his "No Pain No Gain" video, Christie didn't appear to miss a b...

New Jersey Hypocrisy at its Finest

New Jersey Hypocrisy at its Finest
BY JOE SINAGRA
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
OPINION/COMMENTARY

Isn’t it amazing how the Democrats are trying their hardest leaving no stone un-turned, all in order to implicate Governor Chris Christi...

6 Reasons NYT Endorsed Marijuana

6 Reasons NYT Endorsed Marijuana
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Congress essentially banned the use of marijuana in the United States with the Controlled Substances Act of 1970. The law was intended to prevent drug abuse, and to str...

Leadership is not Chris Christie

Leadership is not Chris Christie
BY LOUIS GREENWALD
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
COMMENTARY

Leadership can include effectiveness, honesty and the ability to do the right thing, no matter the consequences.

It does not include panderin...

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