Author Archives: ConsEph

I Want My Boston and Cambridge Parking Stickers!

With the vote by so many Dems today against an amendment requiring that one proove that they are a Mass resident to receive MA benefits I am thinking about applying for parking stickers in a wide array of cities and towns.  Will save on parking costs and who cares if I don’t live there! Who’s in for applying without residency…

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Sarbanes Oxley for MA Government

(A plea for accountability – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) We have been bombarded with anecdotal stories about waste, fraud and abuse in the Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance, including the use and misuse of EBT cards.  Over the past year we have seen: – 19,000 DTA recipients identified as being unable to be located by mailings.  A number…

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Commiseration Time Is Over – Time to Beat Ed Markey

(It is important to defeat Markey. – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) It’s been more than 24 hours since the polls closed and Gabriel Gomez was declared the winner, by a comfortable margin, of the Republican primary.  Since then we have witnessed much teeth gnashing about how Gomez is not conservative enough, about how he doesn’t deserve our support,…

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Gomez Letter to Governor Patrick, End of Campaign?

(Worthy of discussion.  Mr. Gomez told Janet Wu he supported the “Navy Guy” in 2008, but told Governor Patrick he supported Obama.   I’ve met Gabriel, he seems like a genuine guy.  Wants to help his country sincerely.  Will he however be able to square the two statements?  Time will tell. – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) We had…

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Unity Delayed

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) The race for MassGOP Chair was a spirited affair between two very good candidates.  Each candidate had their strong supporters adding to the spirit of the race.  There is many things that all involved agreed upon, the foremost of which is the need to build unity within the MassGOP.  To this end…

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Brad Jones, Leadership? Really

(One of the most effective members of the Caucus has been sidelined. Hopefully Rep. O’Connell will continue to lead.  If you’d like to ask Rep. Jones why O’Connell was removed from the most powerful committee in the House. The number for the Minority Leaders offce is 617-722-2100. – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Rockinrandall has taken minority leader Brad…

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Another Hat Thrown Into The Ring

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) The Framingham Patch is reporting that the Republican Party will have another candidate for the April 30th primary for the US Senate special election.  John  Fetherston, former Chair of the Ashland Board of Selectmen and State Representative candidate, is planning to announce his candidacy today at 5pm.  http://framingham.patch.com/ar… The field is…

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No Scott, So Who’s Next

(Scott Brown was a semi-obscure State Senator when he announced for U.S. Senate in August 2009.  There are a lot of young GOP up & comers, especially in the State House.  Senator Fattman?  Senator Lombardo?  Senator Lyons?  Ok, not all of them are young…. – promoted by Paul R. Ferro) Fresh off the closest Mass GOP Chair election in recent…

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