Author Archives: republicanvoices

In fall preview, GOP seeing red, happily

Open seats offer hope, officials say

By John Dyer

Globe Correspondent / July 3, 2008 If the Republican Party is an extinct political animal in most of Massachusetts, it might be listed as struggling but alive in Boston’s western suburbs. The region’s GOP officials are promising to heat up legislative races seen as unusually competitive because of incumbents leaving office.…

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Recent Sen. Creem vote is disconcerting

By Anil Adyanthaya, Guest Columnist

Mon Jun 30, 2008 NEWTON – As someone who voted against the Newton North project and who voted against the recent override request, I can question the wisdom of building the most expensive school in Massachusetts history to serve only half of Newton’s students, and the prudence of transferring over $12 million from the citizens…

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Bush base yet to rush to donate to McCain

Funding woes tied to candidate’s stances, GOP standing in polls By Brian C. Mooney

Globe Staff / July 1, 2008 President Bush has headlined a fund-raising event to help John McCain finance his campaign to succeed him, but most of the big-money backers who helped reelect Bush in 2004 haven’t pulled out their checkbooks for McCain – or asked their…

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In Jessica’s Law, GOP spots political opening

By Jim O’Sullivan and Kyle Cheney/STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE

Sun Jun 29, 2008 BOSTON – Fielding candidates in under a quarter of legislative elections, Republicans are determined to use pending child protection legislation to force Democrats to choose between bucking House leadership or risk being seen as soft on crime. Legislative Republicans spy in the debate over the so-called Jessica’s…

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Jonah Goldberg: That war necessary

Memo to Buchanan: Allies had to stop Hitler

By Jonah Goldberg

Wednesday, June 25, 2008 “Americans are a moral people. They will not sustain a foreign policy rooted in a cold pragmatism that averts its gaze from the tragedy of a little country to maintain cordial relations with its oppressor. Churchill said long ago: ‘The belief that security can be…

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