Author Archives: Jeff Semon

The Mentality of More – Part III

When speaking about Socialism Ronald Reagan famously quoted well known Socialist Norman Thomas : “The American people will never knowingly adopt socialism, but under the name of liberalism they will adopt every fragment of the socialist program until one day America will be a socialist nation without ever knowing how it happened.” One only has to look at the history…

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The Mentality of More – Part II

In an insulated world it would be possible to say that there is no law that can’t be repealed and no harm that can’t be undone. Unfortunately we do not live in an insulated world. We live in a world where our debt continues to rise, jeopardizing our economic and physical security which will, in turn, lead to the collapse…

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The Mentality of More – Part I

To paraphrase Mark Twain, reports of the Republican Party’s death are greatly exaggerated. From the moment the election returns came in this past November, liberal pundits were shouting from the rhetorical rooftops about the demise of Republicans. Not so fast. Americans should never underestimate the ability of the Democratic Party to govern poorly. We need look no further than right…

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‘Progressive’ The Mentality of More – Part III

This is the final installment of a three part essay posted on Patch.com throughout Massachusetts outlining the political philosophy of Progressive Socialists in the Democratic party. Click here to read part 1 and part 2. Part 3 When speaking about Socialism Ronald Reagan famously quoted well known Socialist Norman Thomas: “The American people will never knowingly adopt socialism, but under…

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VIDEO: American First, Republican Second

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“When I walk through CPAC or I travel the United States to meet people in the Tea Party who care – black, white, gay, and straight – anyone that’s willing to stand next to me to fight the progressive left, I will be in that bunker. And if you’re not in that bunker because you’re not satisfied…

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Kill the RTC’s ????!!!!!

(Folks may recall a former MassGOP Executive Director Matt Wylie pushed the MassGOP to create County Clubs every RTC member would be a default member of.  The idea fizzled, but if you’ve been to other states, this is how Parties organize.  It’s hard to imagine Lowell, Cambridge, and Marlborough having much in common, but hey, whatever.  Maybe Marlborough can secede…

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VIDEO: Election 2012 Urban League of Boston Forum Parts 1 & 2

Jeff Semon is Director of Communications for the Massachusetts Federation of Young Republicans and a former candidate for U.S. Congress (MA-5). Please check out massyrs.org, youtube.com/jeffsemon, facebook.com/jeffsemonma twitter – @jeffsemonma  



A few weeks before the 2012 election the Urban League of eastern Massachusetts hosted a panel discussion on the upcoming race and issues facing our country and…

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VIDEO: Part 4 & 5 – The Reason We Have to Keep Fighting: MA YRs vs MA YDs

Jeff Semon is a former Congressional Candidate from MA fifth district. He is a Business Management Consultant and Communications Director for the Massachusetts Young Republicans. Jeff is also a frequent guest on NECN (Boston.com) as a political analyst.  His twitter handle is @jeffsemonMA Never underestimate the ability of the Democratic party to govern poorly. Here are parts 4 & 5…

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