Senator Richard Tisei, who in 1984 became the youngest Republican ever elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives, will close out the latest chapter in his long career of public service on January 4. The unsuccessful candidate for Lt. Governor will be missed by his many constituents who never wavered in their support — sending him back to the State…Read More »
Captain Beefheart has died. For those familiar with the margins of American culture, Captain Beefheart’s almost anti-music was a chaotic blend of humor and dissonance. A discovery of Frank Zappa, Captain Beefheart, (real name, Don Van Vliet), followed his own musical compass abandoning music in favor of the visual arts nearly 28 years ago. He, and his spectacular lack of…Read More »
( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Shauna O'Connell survives recount bid over feckless Fagan. Great job! TAUNTON — Republican Shaunna O'Connell survived a districtwide recount in the Third Bristol House District race on Saturday, hanging on to a narrow victory over Democratic incumbent James Fagan. “I’m glad it’s over and that it’s the result we expected,” O’Connell said.…Read More »
Shauna O’Connell survives recount bid over feckless Fagan. Great job!
TAUNTON – Republican Shaunna O’Connell survived a districtwide recount in the Third Bristol House District race on Saturday, hanging on to a narrow victory over Democratic incumbent James Fagan.
“I’m glad it’s over and that it’s the result we expected,” O’Connell said.
Fagan requested the recount after losing by 44…
Another firm that had to wait after the elections! What’s striking about this piece is news is that TJX Companies, is headquartered in Massachusetts. And even in its home base state, TJX will not be converting many stores to Marshall’s or TJ Maxx. Malden, Methuen and Medford are among the several cities and towns in MA that will lose stores…Read More »
There are two ways of looking at the bombastic spending by the state Democratic committee. It worked superbly or it was a pyrrhic victory where the Democrats were forced to spend money in the Bay State as opposed to exporting resources to say New Hampshire where the GOP routed the hapless Democrats. Massachusetts is true blue so the GOP, goes…Read More »
In the early 1960s the modern libertarian movement developed in the great halls of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where engineering student Robert Poole met David Nolan, the developer of the famous Nolan Chart, otherwise known as the World’s Smallest Political Quiz. Poole went on to start REASON magazine and then contribute to the founding of the Reason Foundation; Nolan…Read More »