Author Archives: ConsEph

Know Thy District

Maybe its just me, but there certainly seems to be a whole lot more activity in this year’s State Committee races.  More contested seats, more incumbents facing challenges and each seat appears to have at least one candidate. This is good for the party as races can bring more interest and more people to work on those campaigns to work…

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Too Lazy Even to Grab the Low Hanging Fruit

Hartley Boudreau has managed to cause quite a stir this week.  For those of you who do not recall good ole Hartley, he is the retired Lynfield police office collecting a pension and making up to $25,000 a year in detail pay which is the limit allowed by law before his earnings would reduce his pension.  Well, good ole Hartley…

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Buffet Rule Tax Could Cost MA $425 Million a Year

Lost in much of the debate about the need to make sure that the “Rich” pay their “fair share” is what could some of the unintended consequences be from implementing a rule such as the so called “Buffet Rule” requiring the “Rich” to pay 30% in federal taxes.  One area that I have not yet seen mentioned is what would…

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Keystone and Warren’s Parochial View of the Environment

(Professor Warren just gave Senator Brown a large gift.  I would expect American Crossroads GpS ads to start soon. – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) As Congress continues to debate critical tax and funding issues down to the very last minute, an event that has become all too common and, in my opinion, needs to stop, the issue of…

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