Author Archives: Rob "EaBo Clipper" Eno

Where are they now? Barney Keller edition

Barney Keller, the former communications director of the Massachusetts Republican Party under Peter Torkildsen and Jenn Nassour, has a new job in DC.  Keller has been the communications director of the conservative Club for Growth over the past few years. He is now an Executive Vice President with Jamestown Associates, the firm that did Baker’s TV ads after the first…

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Polito: Health Connector driving Billion Dollar Deficit

Yesterday Karyn Polito went on Herald Radio and told hosts Hillary Chabot and Jacklyn Cashman that the Health Connector Authority and Obamacare are the driving factors in the commonwealth’s current billion dollar shortfall. Lt. Gov.-elect Karyn Polito blasted the state’s botched health care Connector as the top culprit for an “eye-popping” budget gap as large as $1 billion that must…

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Baker Announces Transition Committee Members

Today, the Baker Transition Committee released a list of committee members in key areas.  There are some really good people from all sides of the issues on these committees.   The makeup of the committee reminds me of what I’ve been saying for awhile.  Someone with Charlie’s skill set makes a less than optimal candidate sometimes.  He is a trained…

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Are legislative pay raises an “emergency”?

Representative Geoff Diehl (R-Whitman) has threatened to shut down any informal session that looks to grant legislators and constitutional officers pay raises.  In informal session it only takes one legislator objection to shut down the whole session.   Because of this Bob DeLeo has not brought the pay increases to the floor.   Now there are Democrats who are openly…

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The Hubris of Boston Children’s Hospital

Last week I commented on a Facebook post, about the flu, by Boston Children’s Hospital with the following. Just don’t take your kid to Children’s for treatment.  They have a history of stealing children for psychiatric treatment. #freejustina Over the past few days I’ve noticed that I’ve been banned from commenting on their posts.  Then they had the hubris to…

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SPECIAL ELECTION!! Beaton named Environment and Energy Secretary

Breaking There will be a special election for the Shrewsbury based legislative seat held by Matthew Beaton.  Beaton was just appointed as the Secretary of Energy and Environment by Governor-Elect Charlie Baker.   His business partner in his green construction company Hannah Elizabeth Kane is reportedly ready to run for the seat.  If Beaton resigns now, the special election could…

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