Author Archives: Publius Menpaean

Take the Poll: Should Baker Not Spend $300K on BC Fund, or instead keep his campaign promise?

Poll Link: https://www.facebook.com/massr… The Massachusetts Republican Assembly (MARA) has a poll up on their Facebook Page about the Governor’s pledge to spend $300,000 for a fund to cover birth control that religious small business owners refuse to cover for their employees. This was a campaign promise he made in the wake of the Hobby Lobby decision. Take the poll and…

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I am a Blessed Man; Thoughts on Immigration

( – promoted by Paul R. Ferro) I’ll start with a recap of the situation we’re all aware of. We’re being overrun by illegal aliens, and our government  – both state and federal – is pushing them onto us as if it is the duty of Massachusetts or the United States to feed, clothe, and educate the entire planet via…

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VIDEO PROOF: Fisher should be on the ballot, Baker should condemn the fog, Hughes should clear it.

The video of the reported tallies at the convention has been released. I have vetted it fully, and have verified the calculations. I have linked to a Google Doc with them: https://docs.google.com/file/d… In review of my previous post, I initially thought I may have been too strong in my thoughts about the convention. I was wrong. I missed one very…

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Expanded Thoughts on my first GOP Convention.

(Here’s a first time attendee’s thought on the convention. – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) The 2014 MAGOP convention was an instructive experience for me.  It was the first convention I ever attended, and I’ll spare no details on some of the things I observed. I’ll start with the good, because unfortunately there was a lot that could have…

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A SEAL doesn’t hide behind human shields.

This post is about the differences between Gabriel Gomez, Scott Brown, and Charlie Baker. During the phase Gomez was defending his “Klan” remarks about Christopher Pinto and Rob Eno (we’ll call it “the morning” to distinguish it from “the afternoon,” where he apologized for language, not content) he suggested the problem was with activists questioning whether he, Charlie Baker, and…

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Republican Reformers and the Big (Collapsible) Tent

Does anyone remember the spectacle of the “unity” event after the 2008 Democratic primary was over? Does anyone remember the various calls for a Republican “unity breakfast” as recently as last year? I start out with these questions, because it has become readily apparent that whatever the goals of the people who make up our party, “unity” is an ideal…

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