(Good Discussion on voting and registration – promoted by EaBo Clipper) Since 1999, MassVOTE has helped bring out thousands of voters in low-income communities and communities of color. We have also worked to promote voting rights, and this year we are working to improve poll worker training and to bring Election Day Registration to Massachusetts. It’s strategic planning time for…Read More »
An editorial roundup of some of today’s newspapers can be found below. The Boston Globe “One person’s loophole…” — in this column The Globe talks about Deval Patrick’s proposed tax increase on Businesses and tax credits for low income homeowners, surprisingly admitting the tax increase part.. GOVERNOR PATRICK’S goal of relieving high property taxes was widely applauded in the campaign,…Read More »
It appears that Ayn Rand may have been correct in her novel Atlas Shrugged. If people were to live by the motto “from each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs” then society will eventually fail when those with the “abilities” will refuse to work beyond their pay or leave for Galt’s Gulch, a free-market paradise.…Read More »
As one who has voted for several Republicans over the years I am glad to see this blog as a counter to many of the more liberal blogs here in Mass. I hope this will provide a forum for discussion of more conservative & libertarian issues. Too many conservative blogs are more for the self gratification of the host. I…Read More »
In case you haven’t been paying attention the Mega Millions Jackpot is worth $216 million Annuity or $126.9 million cash option. After your 35% Federal and 5.3% State taxes it works out to $75.75 million in your pocket (or mine as I’m hoping). Come on go out and play. Maybe one of us will win enough money to take on…Read More »
Please find below highlights from some of today’s editorial pages. The Sunday Eagle Tribune “Patrick’s tax plan will drive out more businesses” The Eagle Tribune opines about how Deval Patrick is perfoming the old bait and switch with his low income property tax credit. Leave it to a Democratic governor to spin a $500 million tax grab as tax relief…Read More »
“Amy” Gorin of 224 Big bucks Lane, “Swellesley” rode down in the new Sedan “Devalle” to Washington DC this weekend with her new “boss”(s).
It’s not hard to envision or imagine celebratory Dom Perigion being quaffed behihind raised smoked glass lest the State Police “Chauffeur” ( at $60/hr+) detail overhear the “conversation” and muffled laughter.
I guess i’m just jealous…