Are Libertarian friends are taking the axiom “if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again” to heart, and are proposing another ballot question to eliminate the state’s 5.3% income tax entirely. A similar question got 45% of the state-wide vote in 2002. Rollback the income tax to 5%? That’s so last centuary!…Read More »
The grassroots effort to abolish the Massachusetts income tax is back.
Michael Widmer, president of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, a business-backed budget watchdog group, said the proposal is “absolutely unreasonable” and would dry up state funding for education and healthcare.
“The voters would rue the day. . . . Essentially, she’s trying to repeal the 20th century,” Widmer said.…
( – promoted by Patrick) There are certain blogs I check infrequently. Call it opposition research. The Massachusetts Democratic Party blog is one of these. It is now going into its sixth month with no updates. Is this the end of the Mass Dems Blog? Sure enough, there is no link to the blog on the Mass Democratic Party website. …Read More »
There are certain blogs I check infrequently. Call it opposition research. The Massachusetts Democratic Party blog is one of these. It is now going into its sixth month with no updates. Is this the end of the Mass Dems Blog? Sure enough, there is no link to the blog on the Mass Democratic Party website. Check for yourself. Maybe I…Read More »
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care CEO Charlie Baker fired a shot across the bow of the good ship Deval Patrick last week. According to the Boston Globe (7/28/07), Baker mocked the governor by declaring that Patrick’s neophyte administration “lacks direction”. Baker’s comments were made at a gathering of South Shore Republicans. I assume he’s in the process of keeping his public…Read More »
I received this e-mail yesterday & thought its message needed as much publicity as possible:
“The Franklin County Republican Club just launched a new Website/Blog to
help inform and involve Republican Town Committees, Activists and Candidates
across Franklin County. Our site is at fcgop.blogspot.com. If you would like to submit materials for the site, contact Isaac Mass at 1-413-768-8500,…
(A sad situation – remember them in your prayers. – promoted by Peter Porcupine) From a story in today’s Boston Globe about Angela Vasquez, the Roslindale woman suspected of murdering her two children over the weekend. “Friends and relatives have said that Vasquez, 31, seemed depressed, even lost, in the days before Sunday, when her children – Yasmine Burgos, 13,…Read More »
( – promoted by Patrick) Republican candidate Jim Ogonowski’s first paid political TV ad has been released – & it’s very impressive. You can check it out at the O-Man’s blog (http://blogonowski.b…) The ad’s aim is to introduce Ogonowski to the voters & in that regard the ad works. It also ellicits a strong emotional response when it…Read More »
Doesn’t this just drive you nuts? The District Attorney for the Cape & Islands, this guy Michael O’Keefe, a guy with no real political challenger in years, spends thousands of dollars on restaurant bills so he can eat like a king. He claims he’s “entertaining” supporters. But what does that even mean? A “supporter” could be his wife for crying…Read More »
( – promoted by Patrick) The Romney 2008 site was recently updated to include a Join the Surge of Support for our Troops! section. As I read through it there isn’t anything objectionable, however, there is something missing. Doesn’t it make sense that actually joining “the Surge” might show more support for “the Surge” than simply joining the “Surge of…Read More »