OpenMass.org

(This site is great. I played with the beta last week. Thanks Jim. – promoted by EaBo Clipper) Today I am launching OpenMass.org, a non-partisan and non-profit effort to help inform and empower civic engagement in Massachusetts. OpenMass.org brings together government data with news and blog coverage to give you the real story behind what’s happening on Beacon Hill.…

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Join Team RedMassGroup for Doug Obey

(We’ll be out again this weekend at 9 am in Dedham on Saturday. There is a BBQ after door knocking. Come on down! – promoted by EaBo Clipper) We have a real chance to win the 11th Norfolk District.  There are two left of center candidates from Dedham who will be splitting the liberal and democratic vote in this election. …

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Fired Professor Speaks Out

( – promoted by Patrick) The Boston Herald reported yesterday on the firing of an Emmanual College professor who reenacted the Virginia Tech shooting in his classroom: Nicholas Winset said he was terminated and permanently barred from campus following a Wednesday lecture in which he dramatized the massacre to show that deranged gunman Cho Seung-Hui could have been stopped if…

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Tuition Breaks for Illegal Aliens

( – promoted by Patrick) Wasn’t this defeated not too long ago?  Yes, yes it was. But unfortunately it’s coming back: The Board of Higher Education gave its stamp of approval Thursday to a document that looks favorably on legislation to let illegal immigrant students pay in-state tuition at state colleges. The two-page “question-and-answer” document doesn’t take a…

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Latest Suffolk Poll

( – promoted by Patrick) From the Suffolk press release: With the March 4, 2008 Massachusetts Primary election less than a year away, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani has opened up a 12% lead over former Governor Mitt Romney (33%-21%) among likely Republicans and Independents who lean Republican, according to a 7NEWS/Suffolk University poll released today.  Republican…

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US Supreme Court upholds abortion ban

( – promoted by EaBo Clipper) The US Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, has upheld the nationwide ban on partial birth abortion. Congress had passed and President Bush had signed the Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act into law in 2003, and the court ruled that the law does not violate a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion. Challenges to…

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