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The Magical State of New Jersey [WTB]

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posted on Dec, 8 2011 @ 05:41 PM
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The Magical State of New Jersey [WTB]
A short story about what is my beef!
I grew up in the state of New Jersey, a steaming pile of corruption and filth the likes you have never seen before. This state was never anything but a headache and more for me. There is not a single memory in that place that is either pleasant or happy. There is no soul in New Jersey. If it was a person, it would be one of those CEO’S of Enron or AIG. This state is the foulest state that exists in the entire Union, and considering that Washington, DC and California are a part of this Union, well that is saying something! The only state that may be worse, MAY be, is California, I don’t know since I have never lived there, but I lived other places and New Jersey is by far the worse. Now growing up I didn’t know all this. To me, it was my home. It was all I had known except the occasional visit to my Grandparent’s home in Philadelphia. Though, even then I was glad to be leaving the state of New Jersey to go to an exciting city. It was more about the “different” then a statement about the state of New Jersey because I didn’t know all the aforementioned downsides to my home state. All I can say is that after all these years I am convinced that New Jersey is a vortex of negativity that will permeate every inch of anything good and turn it rotten and sour, and like myself, bitter. As bitter and cold as New Jersey in the midst of January.

This isn’t to say that all of the people are corrupt or evil, only those who hold office, work for the state, or work on the police force fall into that category. It certainly didn’t surprise me that the current Governor of New Jersey was going to run for President. Given the track record of the Presidents and the absolute corruption of the Governor’s office in said state, it should be a given! The rest of the population is just normal people trying to make a living against all the odds, which are severely stacked against the normal populace. And a majority of them are nice and congenial enough; after all, I have friends and family still there. But, the power structure of that state is just corrupt to the core, and greedy as all get out. The cost of living in New Jersey, you ask? Well, that is another issue altogether. Let’s just let it be known that if you don’t make a six figure salary, you probably would be on the street, well unless you know how to manipulate the welfare system. Oh yeah we got a lot of main streeters there who are quite well-versed in fooling the welfare system, but not nearly as many as you’d imagine. Most of the people are hard working and very ethical. Yet New Jersey would strip them of their assets to provide for a few lazy slobs on welfare even though actually the government has cut those funds. Yes, our taxes go up, while funds are cut for these programs, oh but not for the queens of welfare, no, when they cut, it only involves those who are just trying to get a hand up. Those other types, well their stuff never gets cut, no they have to cut the applications taken or approvals. It’s a giant criminal enterprise abusing the taxpayer, because when a real worker needs the help, they are denied, but they never stop drawing their revenues off our checks. Oh and then they go and give it to that horrendous show Jersey Shore! WHAT??? Ugh they are smoking crack up there! I am so glad that took place well after I left!

What’s worse, these stupid Hollywood films that make New Jersey out to be some kind of Magical Kingdom like Disneyland or some other such horse pucky. You don’t know what I am talking about? Well for example how about “13 going on 30”? (IMDB, 2004) And how about “The Family Man”? (IMDB, 2000) I blame these dumb movies for attracting more of the dregs of society to an already hostile state. And the list goes on and on! These are just two examples! Just check it out: en.wikipedia.org...
Mainly they attracted the Rap singers. Well you can guess what kind of following came after those. Heck, even Whitney Houston turned into a crack head once she moved her and her crack dealing rap star into New Jersey. Deplorable. All those rap songs glorifying sex and hoes; guns and drugs, well like I said most of the main street folk were normal, now-a- days, well not so much anymore. I hate the thought of even visiting there. My life was a veritable horror story, a literal purgatory when I lived there. Maybe even felt like a death sentence, I certainly know enough people living there still that feel this way. I am so glad to have left that state, apparently at exactly the right time, too, as it was not half as bad then as it is now. To those still there, My deepest sympathy to you guys, I will pray for your souls to be released!


Bibliography
IMDB. (2004, April 23). 13 Going On 30. Retrieved December 7, 2011, from IMDB: www.imdb.com...
IMDB. (2000, December 22). The Family Man. Retrieved December 7, 2011, from IMDB: www.imdb.com...




posted on Dec, 9 2011 @ 11:14 AM
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No, seriously, don't hold back,tell us how you REALLY feel feel about New Jersey.


I always found it very telling that the bridges going into New Jersey only charge people for LEAVING the state. Its like the roach motel; you can come in but, you can't get out, at least without paying that is. They must have figured out that no people in their right mind would pay to get into that state but, they would pay through the nose to leave.

I've worked in Jersey and saw the corruption first hand. I've seen police officers blatantly lying under oath and seen building inspectors take bribes and STILL refuse to sign off on the work done because my employer was non-union.

That state is the shape of an armpit for a reason; it stinks of corruption from top to bottom!



posted on Dec, 9 2011 @ 11:26 AM
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YES!!! Glad you understand. I was starting to get worried that maybe someone got offended by my story, but it is all true. And I think that like a disease, it's corruption is spreading...I know Florida follows them sometimes. It's scary!!!



posted on Dec, 10 2011 @ 11:08 PM
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I figured this thread was the best place to post this pic made by a disgruntled Rutgers student.




posted on Dec, 10 2011 @ 11:56 PM
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I was born and raised in New Jersey...and all i can say is: Wow! I beg to differ. And, i can speak, boldly, because i've lived in California. California is made to be this "magical" state...where the "girls are undeniable". But, FACT is...New Jersey....packs a punch, for such a small state...and California, should be ashamed, of itself.

Sure, it may have it's corruption...but California...is a TRIP! The joke is: "Go on vacation, leave on probation". So...figure that one out.

Now, once you get to Cali, you're expecting this big ordeal...and actually what you get, is a whole bunch of nothing. And, if it is worth something, it's too far to get to, from where you'd be staying. For example: Disneyland is waaaaaaaaaay far from Six flags....and a good distance from Universal/Hollywood. Everything here is sooooo spread out....it would take you a week, just to do a few things. And, you aint eeeeeeven knowin' about traffic. Driving in Cali..is a nightmare.

Jersey, on the other hand, is very convenient. You have the Big Apple on one side....The Poconos on the other. Then you have D.C., Maryland, Viriginia, the Carolina's...or Maine, Massachuesetts, Rhode Island. Heck, in Jersey...you can see the Statue of Liberty, and go gambling...all in the same day...while ENJOYING the drive. We got beaches, parks with LOTS of trees, mountains, Casinos, Amusement Parks, PAC; And, it's home to some of music's BEST musicians....with LOTS of talented people. It's also home, to some of the most respected schools, in the country. What's not to like about the Garden State, besides the J.E.T.S and Giants. hahahahha Winter, spring, summer or fall?

If i had to advise someone, on where to take their summer vacation, i'd DEFINITELY tell them....NORTH JERSEY...upper Montclair.
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posted on Dec, 11 2011 @ 08:57 PM
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That's hysterical and pretty much accurate!!!

I could have made that map truly!



posted on Dec, 11 2011 @ 09:00 PM
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Florida is better...then again you probably never had to deal with the corruption in NJ. If it doesn't affect you I can understand that POV, but the most upstanding citizen (And he has MONEY) ended up in the corrupt system as well, over a ticket for something he wasn't even present to have done, because he was at work and had PROOF!!! And still he is stuck in fines, suspension of license and furthermore, he now has a red mark on his once immaculate record. So it can happen to anybody, be careful out there.



posted on Dec, 11 2011 @ 09:01 PM
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Guess you have NEVER Been to South Jersey , the People that Live down here are Great .



posted on Dec, 11 2011 @ 09:08 PM
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Originally posted by Zanti Misfit
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Guess you have NEVER Been to South Jersey , the People that Live down here are Great .


Well that's where I grew up, and it isn't about the main streeters like I said it's the shark infested government and police (UCK) and State workers.



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