Five days: New Jerseyans have five days to persuade Gov. James E. McGreevey to leave office and allow a special election to be held to fill the remaining year of his term. Unless that happens by Sept. 3, an unelected politician will serve both as acting governor and Senate president until January 2006.
A friend sent the scorching op-ed article Gay Gov. Jim McGreevey Gives New Jerseyans the Shaft by Nicholas Stix of Mens News Daily. Stix goes into details of, in addition to the Kushner and Cipel scandals, the scandals involving
- William Watley
- David D’Amiano
- Joseph Santiago
- Rajesh Roger Chugh
The article also has questions involving the indifference of the State Attorney General’s office.
NJ taxpayers will therefore be less than pleased to read that Pension of $54,000/yr awaits McGreevey in 2017: Governor’s retirement pay comes from 19 years of public service, particularly in view of
He could still add to his retirement pay if he takes any other job that is covered by the state retirement system, such as a post at a state college, in a government authority, as a town attorney or as a member of a municipal council
No word on the amount he’ll get as allowance for “to pay for the cost of putting his gubernatorial papers in order and otherwise closing up shop”, for which DiFrancesco was allotted $81,000 in state funds.
Roberto’s post Generalisimo Jim McGreevey is Still Governor, Part 3 points to the ultimate in collegiate cluelessness, a Howard U op-ed article Holding Politicians to Human Being Status: Our View: Political officer’s sex lives should be private unless it hinders job performance. Obviously the kid that wrote the article hasn’t been doing her/his homework, or she/he would know the gay issue is the red herring