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About JumpinJerseyMike

Just a guy from Central New Jersey. Have lived here a long time and know a lot about NJ. A political moderate and open minded person.

When the truth is a falsehood

The Squad

When is the truth a falsehood, if it is spoken as by one of the ‘Squad.’ Per Wikipedia, “The Squad is an informal political grouping of four congresswomen elected in the 2018 United States House of Representatives elections, made up of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan. All are women of color under 50 and have been placed by news outlets such as Refinery29 and Politico on the left wing of the Democratic Party. Continue reading When the truth is a falsehood

Hemp

Hemp rope

Well you still can not buy or smoke recreational marijuana, farmers will be able to grow hemp here in New Jersey under a law signed by Governor Murphy on August 9th.

Per Patch.com, “A5322 – Establishes program for cultivation, handling, processing, transport, and sale of hemp.” And from the bill itself, “The Legislature finds and declares that hemp is a viable agricultural crop and a potentially valuable agricultural commodity in the State, and that hemp should be cultivated, handled, processed, transported, and sold in the State to the maximum extent permitted by federal law.  It is the purpose to: promote the cultivation and processing of hemp; develop new commercial markets for farmers and businesses through the sale of hemp products; promote the expansion of the State’s hemp industry to the maximum extent permitted by federal law; allow farmers and businesses to cultivate, handle, and process hemp, and to sell hemp products for commercial purposes; and to move the State and its citizens to the forefront of the hemp industry. Continue reading Hemp