Author Archives: Couves

Gomez and the Hispanic Vote

Lawrence (73.8% Hispanic, according to the 2010 census) gave Gomez 27%.

Lowell (17.27% Hispanic, according to the 2010 census) gave Gomez 42%. Lawrence gave Scott Brown 34% in 2010.

Lowell gave Scott Brown 52% in 2010. In Lawrence, Scott Brown’s percentage was 26% higher than Gomez’.

In Lowell, Scott Brown’s percentage was 24% higher than Gomez’. Conclusion:  Gomez didn’t help…

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Deval Patrick Proposes NY-Style Magazine Ban

Patrick confirmed on talk radio yesterday that his proposed gun control legislation includes a NY-style magazine ban.  If this passes, Massachusetts residents would no longer be able to legally acquire or posses magazines with a capacity greater than seven rounds.  While old 8-10 round magazines would appear to be grandfathered, the law would ban previously grandfathered magazines over ten rounds,…

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Scott Brown is Against Gun Control. Scott Brown is For Gun Control.

I’ve noticed a number of stories in the Boston press about Scott Brown’s opposition to gun control after the Aurora shooting.  Each side has played it’s expected role in the narrative, with gun control advocates and Elizabeth Warren supporting the nationwide reinstatement of the assault weapons ban and Scott Brown playing the good Republican who refuses to support new gun…

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Gary Johnson on Boston talk radio

Gary Johnson
is on the stump in NH this week and will be making an appearance on Boston talk radio tonight.  It’s not official yet, but it seems very likely that the two-term governor of New Mexico will be running for President in 2012. WBZ AM 1030 Tuesday, Jan 4th @ 9:00 PM “Nightside with Dan Rea” There will also…

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