Author Archives: plymouth99

Unemployment up to 5.2%

I wonder if the pat on the back picnic in Richmond will have discussions on the great job Deval and Company have done with the state’s economy.. http://www.boston.com/business… The Globe:
Two key sectors, financial services and information, which includes software, experienced modest job losses. Employment in professional and business services, another important sector, was flat.…

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Signs around Boston – with Deval’s slogan

Does anyone work in Boston, or live in Boston, and notice all of the “Invest in our Neighborhood” signs that are around either historic sites or future construction projects?   Does anyone else notice the “Together We Can” slogan on all of these? I can’t imagine that it’s proper for taxpayer money to go to make these signs to put…

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Capuano hates free speech and YouTube- Update- GOP Member responds on YouTube

( – promoted by Cool Cal) http://politickerma.com/jeremy… Rep. Capuano believes that your congressman should not be allowed to post videos of his or her own floor speech on YouTube. Capuano, the chairman of the Congressional Commission on Mailing Standards, sent a letter to U.S. Rep. Robert Brady (D-Pa.), the chairman of the Committee on House Administration, containing recommendations to regulate…

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$10K Santa Train in this years budget

Another great find by a journalist at the State House News Service.  My only question, why isn’t the State GOP and the GOP caucus raising more of a stink over these pork projects? The House-Senate budget duel was not as compelling as in past years, in part because everyone agreed that this was a year for measured austerity, which is…

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Subsides and High Gas Prices

(With Biofuels you can fill up your SUV and drive by all the starving poor people. – promoted by Cool Cal) So the Biofuels industry takes huge subsidies from the federal government but claims that its worth it because they keep the price of gas low? Last time I checked it was at $4.09 a gallon, up by almost $2…

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