Author Archives: SteveB

In Memory of Those Who Sacrificed Their Lives…

…and sacrifice still.
“Yesterday, December 7, 1941 – a date which will live in infamy – The United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan…As Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Navy, I have directed that all measures be taken for our defense…With confidence in our armed forces – with…

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The Future Wave for Massachusetts

While much of the nation's conservatives have been celebrating the historic 60+ seat gain for the GOP in the US House of Representatives, here in Massachusetts there seems at first glance little to cheer about. The Democrats won every statewide race and all 10 congressional seats. After a year or more of strong grass roots toil and sweat, after recruiting…

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Deval Gets Booed

(Metrowest Daily News confirms Patrick booed at parade. -Paul Ferro Each candidate for governor brought enthusiastic supporters who carried signs and tried to get the crowd going. Some people booed as Patrick walked near City Hall, while others clapped. If the paper felt the need to put it in, this was more than a smattering.   – promoted by…

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Finance Bill Likely to Pass With Bank Fees Removed

Regardless of the merits of the bill, which like any large overhaul of a financial system can be argued in circles, there was some interesting politics going on this week. Democrats cleared the way for final votes in the House and Senate after making a fix requested by Republican senators, who objected to charging banks and hedge funds $19 billion…

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Scott Brown’s Centrism

  I know the Tea Party was active in getting Scott Brown elected, but had they spent time looking at his record then, they wouldn't be so surprised now. He is acting exactly like he said he would: as a center-right pragmatist, and The Moderate Republican couldn't be happier to have him as its senator. The Worcester Telegram has a…

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The Hidden Costs of ObamaCare

Remember when Speaker Pelosi said we need to pass this bill to see what is in it? When President Obama said that once HRC became law and the public actually saw what the bill would do that we would like it? Well, now that ObamaCare is the law of the land more people are delving into exactly what it entails.…

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