Hoist The Black Flag! Higher This Time!

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.…

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Baker & His Comments On Deval

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…

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New GOP Website/Blog Launched

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,…

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Next thing you know we’ll be sending convicted felons to prison

(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,…

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Mitt’s War

( – 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…

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