State Committee Reorg Meeting April 5, 2016

With little dissent, the term of Kirsten Hughes as Chair was extended through 2016. Ron Kaufman was re-elected by unanimous proclamation as National Committeeman. Keiko Orall defeated Chanel Prunier to become the new National Committeewoman by a vote of 41 to 37, with one blank. Angela Davis was re-appointed as Secretary.  Brendan O’Connell lost to incumbent Treasurer Brent Anderson by…

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Why You Should Care About What 80 People Do Tonight

Introduction Let’s start with what this post is NOT about:  

    It’s not about contrasting the records of the candidates. There are plenty of other posts for that. It’s not about making a last minute plea to consider one candidate over the other. It’s not about specific criticisms of anyone either elected or incumbent on the State Committee.
  So…

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Mass Taxpayers Best Ally PAC announces free Campaign School with Howie Carr

Press Release from State Committeeman Marty Lamb and the Massachusetts Taxpayers Best Ally PAC On Saturday, April 9th Republican State Committeeman Marty Lamb and the Massachusetts Taxpayers Best Ally PAC will hold a three-hour campaign school to help people run for the legislature. “As promised, I want to encourage people to run for the legislature. At this event, attendees will…

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Michael Cowett’s Kickoff Speech

What follows is the text of my remarks as prepared for my kickoff event earlier this week. Video is hopefully soon to follow! Good evening, and thank you all so much for being here tonight. I am particularly indebted to Senator Fattman for that wonderful introduction. It’s tough to follow someone so eloquent. I’m proud to consider him a friend…

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Scott Brown and a welcome display of Party unity

I was more than pleased to watch Senator Scott Brown on Fox last night chastising Rich Lowry for not promising to support the Republican Party nominee.  Brown stated emphatically that regardless of who the nominee is, he (Brown) will support him or her.  That in stark contrast to others of course, including Lowry. The bold statement was welcome and refreshing,…

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Re: The Case Against Chanel Prunier

In response to the recent article written by Ed Lyons entitled “The Case Against Chanel Prunier”, as a Republican activist of over 12 years in the Commonwealth I would like to offer my own thoughts regarding his article which I easily mistook for an emotion-laced rant on his personal political views and his clear distaste for those who hold even…

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Herald hosts guest writer Mayer who takes on Trump suckerupper Howie Carr 

Credit the Boston Herald with having the gumption to rib Trumprumpshwab Howie Carr. Not long after the bloviating billionaire announced his candidacy the once respectable talk show host has engaged in serial night-walking for Trump. The level has now reached nauseating. No-shame Howie does his best to run interference for the iconic “anti-establishment” real estate developer. He excuses his many…

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