Author Archives: Ronald Beaty

URGENT! Oppose Massachusetts Sanctuary State Legislation

Sanctuary policies threaten public safety. Illegal aliens are up to five and a half times more likely to be incarcerated in state prisons and county jails than are U.S. citizens and legal immigrants. Moreover, sanctuary policies are unfair to legal immigrants who did things right and followed the law to come to America properly. Also, police don’t need sanctuary policies…

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It is time to replace the grossly incompetent Fran Manzelli, Republican State Committeeman for the Cape & Islands District

According to the Mass GOP website, the Massachusetts Republican State Committee is the governing body of the Republican Party in Massachusetts. Members of the State Committee are supposed to perform a crucial role in building the Republican Party within their respective districts: recruit candidates for public office, help with fundraising, register new voters, and grow the local Republican City and…

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“Barnstable County Commissioner Ron Beaty Endorses Adam Lange for Cape & Islands Republican State Committeeman”

*Barnstable County Commissioner Ron Beaty recently issued the following public statement.* It is with great confidence and profound satisfaction that I publicly endorse the candidacy of Adam Lange for Cape Cod and Islands District, Republican State Committeeman. I have known Adam for several years now, and have found him to be one of the most remarkable, intelligent, and energetic individuals…

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Cape Cod Legislators, Julian Cyr & Sarah Peake, Will Be Responsible For Human Fatalities Via Shark Attacks This Summer Because Of Inaction

Speaking only as one individual Barnstable County Commissioner, I want to express my serious concern about an issue that is not being appropriately addressed by Cape Cod communities, our legislative delegation, or the feds. On Cape Cod this summer, if a person is again devoured or maimed by a great white shark at a public beach, it will cause an…

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Oppose The 2019 Sexual Orientation Counseling Ban

Speaking as only one individual Barnstable County Commissioner and not for my entire Board, in Massachusetts, we need to stop the counseling ban, Legislative Bills HB140/SB70! If these bills pass, parents whose children may be struggling with gender confusion will have nowhere to turn for professional counseling. The Senate version, SB70, even subjects parents to charges of “child abuse” for…

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Citzens Should Use Open Meeting Law

Benjamin Franklin is credited with once stating, “It is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority.” Though not initially perceived by many, the general public has always been the main watchdog of governmental action, activities and decision-making at all levels. It is the use of important civic mechanisms like the Massachusetts Open Meeting Law that helps keep state,…

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An Outdated Bureaucratic Federal Entity: The Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission

Regarding recent news reports about the survival of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission, there is good reason why the Interior Department does not support its continuation. Said Commission was formally authorized by Public Law 87-126, August 7, 1961; as amended by Public Law 105-280. The panel is supposed to consult on matters relating to development of the National…

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