Author Archives: aschaper

Bravo, Mass GOP, on Tech Tax Repeal

( – promoted by Paul R. Ferro) Despite being a patch of Ruby Red in a sea of Blue, the Mass GOP on Beacon Hill pushed back and forced the repeal of the hated tech tax. I have written to Go Local Worcester that “Mister Governor” Deval Patrick must assume that every Bay State resident has “Tax Me!” tattooed to…

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Newt Disputes The Myth of the 1995 Government Shut-Down

In a recent radio interview, Newt Gingrich responded to the ongoing myth that the government shutdown during his tenure as House Speaker hurt the Republican Party. Pundits in Washington today claim that the 1995 shutdown of the federal government was Newt Gingrich’s fault, and that the Republicans paid a price for their efforts. The reality is quite different, Gingrich asserted.…

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Go Away, Mr. Gomez

The last thing the Massachusetts GOP needs is a Republican US Senate candidate who not only loses, but gives people more reasons for people to think that the Republican Party has lost its fire power, its bearings, and its aims. I am writing candidly about Mr. Gabriel Gomez and his recently published Boston Globe Op-Ed. He admits that he was…

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A Golden State Conservative Reaches Out to the Bay State

To the readers, bloggers, and visitors of Red Mass Group: My name is Arthur Christopher Schaper, resident of Torrance, CA. I am a teacher-turned-writer on topics timeless and timely, political, cultural, and eternal. After the 2012 elections, I read a moving and motivating column by Boston Globe conservative columnist Jeff Jacoby, who emphasied the importance of Republicans to focus on…

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Massachusetts GOP: Do Not Despair

The Massachusetts GOP rejected the national Republican party platform last year. The National Conferences should have amended its plank on abortion a long time ago. This wise move must be repeated throughout the fifty states. The GOP “1%” has been dictating to the states and the local races too much. The Republican Party does not need a resurgence of ”Lincoln…

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Conservative Victories Worldwide

Australia, Norway, and Colorado are two countries and one state with as much alike as black and white, except that in the past week, the three locales witnessed conservative upset victories, all of which should embolden Republicans in the Westside (and throughout the United States) that limited government, classical liberal values can win, with the right campaign resources, the right…

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Massachusetts GOP: Voice, Values, Votes

Indiana Congressman, short-term Presidential candidate, and now Governor of the Hoosier state Mike Pence defined himself as follows: “I am a Christian first, a conservative second, and a Republican third. I break down these affiliations as follows: voice, values, and vote Voice, or identity, comes first. Who we are defines and influences everything else in our lives. How we define…

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