Author Archives: JK

In the words of Frank Costello “No tickey, no washy”

(ok, so the title is a little off from the subject of the post but I watched the Departed again this weekend and that line was in my mind.) I was working in a public middle school in Boston today when I came across something that really “grinds my gears”.  I had some down time in between taking some readings…

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The Hubbard Family

(Thank you Hubbard Family – promoted by EaBo Clipper) I would like to call the Hubbard Family to the attention of the RMG readers.  I learned of this family from a post on BMG made by someone I often disagree with but thank him for calling this family to my attention.  I also read this article about how the family…

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Placing the Blame in the Wrong Place, a Democrat Tactic?

( – promoted by EaBo Clipper) On three topics that have been in the news lately I have been increasingly concerned by what appears to be an increasingly more common tactic of Democrats: Placing the blame in the wrong place.  Democrats seem to want to blame on what ever was used to commit the offending act instead of the individual…

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Interesting Way to Push the Issue of Reforming the Permit System

(JK seems to know the permitting system inside and out, and has some suggestions for correction – promoted by EaBo Clipper) An article on Boston.com briefly discusses how some of our neighbors are tackling this issue.  The Rhode Island Builders Association is suing several towns because of the dragged out process of permitting that can kill many projects.  I have…

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The Two Faces of RMG

(Let’s discuss – promoted by Patrick) Red Mass Group turns a big 17 days old today and already some trends are starting to develop on this blossoming page.  As I see it, there are two faces of RMG that are starting to emerge.  One face that is people who are here with a sincere interest in trying to rebuilding the…

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A Turning Point for Conservative Thought In Massachusetts

(A challenge from JK – promoted by EaBo Clipper) I love this state.  I was born here, grew up here, went to school here.  I want to continue to live here (well until I retire on a sailboat in the Caribbean).  But the Commonwealth is heading down a path that may sending some of us running for “higher ground.”  And…

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