Author Archives: Mike "DD4RP" Rossettie

Gabriel Gomez: Who do you Trust?

What do we already know about Gabriel Gomez?   We already know that in 2008 Gabriel Gomez supported Barack Obama instead of John McCain or any other Republican in the field.  We know he donated $230 to Obama and never donated to McCain or any Republican. We already know that in 2010 Gabriel Gomez supported Alan Khazei instead of Scott…

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Gabriel Gomez: Bankrolling Scott Brown Opponent

(How dare Gabriel Gomez try to use Scott Brown as a shield.  Everyone should remember that we fully supported Scott Brown.  He did not.  The Parade of lies from Gomez continues. BTW:  This isn’t the ACTUAL check.  This isn’t his ACTUAL account information.  Amount, date, and candidate organization are all real and verified by the FEC.  That’s the point. –…

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Gabriel Gomez: Republicans for Obama

I didn’t think this was going to be necessary.  Really I didn’t.  After all, how could it even be possible the “Obama Wing” of the Republican Party could have even a chance to win a Republican primary? Sure, Gomez had some insider support.  They flexed their political muscle to get some people in line.  He bought some more by opening…

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Question 3: What If?

This year, Question 3 called for a rollback of the sales tax to 3%.  While the sales tax had once been 3%, it was more recently 5% before Deval Patrick and the Democrats raised our taxes to 6.25%.  What if Question 3 had called for a rollback to 5% instead? If the rollback was to 5%, it probably would have…

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Baker’s 3-way race: What If?

When Charlie Baker began in race for Governor, he faced 3 opponents.  Deval Patrick, an incumbent Democrat with an approval rating as low as 22%.  Tim Cahill, a reasonably popular Democrat, turned independent who was well financed and had been elected statewide twice.  Jill Stein, a green party candidate destined for a 2% also ran finish. The game plan the…

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Tarr – vs – Hedlund

State House News has reported that both Bruce Tarr and Bob Hedlund are interested in leading the MassGOP Senate Caucus. I say Hedlund. We need a change in our Republican leadership.  Our Republican leadership has been concentrated among a few liberal North Shore Republicans.  Meanwhile, most Republicans exists in central Mass, the South Shore and Cape Code.  This is true…

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Election Results

Here’s an open thread for your thoughts about the 2010 elections. 1) Massachusetts Silver Lining:  The Massachusetts silver lining tonight was Worcester County. We doubled our seats in the House from 4 to 8 of 18, elected Lew Evangelidis sheriff and Jen Caissie to Governor’s Council. Steven Levy also won in the 4th Middlesex where 2 of his 3 towns…

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