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Old 12-29-2010, 10:13 AM
 
Location: West Orange, NJ
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christie couldn't have flown back...all our airports grinded to a halt. lol
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Old 12-29-2010, 10:50 AM
 
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My point IS they BOTH shouldn't be out of state at the same time. The state constitution READS the gov. or lt. gov. cannot give executive orders from out of state SO my argument IS they both shouldn't BE OUT OF STATE AT THE SAME TIME. It's simple. What a lack of command. People on here will defend the governor no matter what. It's amazing.

I with you on this. When I was working my boss & the 1st person under him could not go on vacation at the same time. Hell, even an admin. asst. could not take vacation when another admin. was on vacation. I guess times are changing in the working world.
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Old 12-29-2010, 11:05 AM
 
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I with you on this. When I was working my boss & the 1st person under him could not go on vacation at the same time. Hell, even an admin. asst. could not take vacation when another admin. was on vacation. I guess times are changing in the working world.

I also do not fault Christie for going on vacation at all. What I do blame on him is do him and the Lt. Gov have to go on vacation at the same time? The position was "created" for these situations. Are you telling me they couldnt come up with a plan to go on vacations at different times? Do they not know each others schedules? What harm would it have been for Kim to go next week? If these type of situations were going to happen why ever come up with the Lt. gov post?
I am sure this will never ever happen again. They might not claim any wrong doing but I am 100% sure this will never happen again. Which is a good thing.
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Old 12-29-2010, 11:46 AM
 
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christie couldn't have flown back...all our airports grinded to a halt. lol
That was actually talked about on the radio. They surmised that he probably could have flown into an airport in PA and gotten to NJ via car or helicopter. I'm sure the Governor could find a way to do it...but then everyone would be bitching about how much money it cost to fly Christie home just so he could ride in a plow and look all leader-like.
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Old 12-29-2010, 11:49 AM
 
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This whole thread sounds like much to do about nothing.
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Old 12-29-2010, 12:05 PM
 
Location: West Orange, NJ
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That was actually talked about on the radio. They surmised that he probably could have flown into an airport in PA and gotten to NJ via car or helicopter. I'm sure the Governor could find a way to do it...but then everyone would be bitching about how much money it cost to fly Christie home just so he could ride in a plow and look all leader-like.
i think PHL and Allentown were both backlogged as well. Maybe Avoca. but yeah, it woulda been quite a lot of effort and money just to get back to be a PR guy.
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Old 12-29-2010, 01:20 PM
 
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This whole thread sounds like much to do about nothing.
Just has a lot to do with creating a Lt. Gov that we really didnt need. Especially if they plan on taking vacations at the same time. Of course the Christie lovers could never see something wrong with him. I am rather neutral on the guy so I am giving my fair opinion.
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Old 12-29-2010, 01:41 PM
 
Location: On the Rails in Northern NJ
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Isn't there a rule preventing both governors form being out of the state on vacation at the same time?
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Old 12-29-2010, 01:48 PM
 
Location: West Orange, NJ
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Just has a lot to do with creating a Lt. Gov that we really didnt need. Especially if they plan on taking vacations at the same time. Of course the Christie lovers could never see something wrong with him. I am rather neutral on the guy so I am giving my fair opinion.
i am not a huge fan of Christie.

as i understand it, Lt Governor exists primarily to fix the issue that existed in the past where if the Gov (the only state-wide elected official) were to go caput, the president of the senate would become governor, but still retains the presidency of the senate. that's too much power for one individual to have at the state government level. even though it rarely happens.

also - i believe the voters chose this. no?
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Old 12-29-2010, 01:49 PM
 
Location: NJ & NV
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They HAVE to take vacation at the same time. How else could anyone take a picture of Christie without Guadagnatakivska standing behind him?
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