Hang on to your wallet! The Global warming alarmist have hatched a carbon tax scheme! Or is it just another transfer scheme!

All the liberal, global-warming-alarmist Democrats came out yesterday to testify before the Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy yesterday on a bill that would establish a carbon tax on carbon-based fuels. You know what that means: higher heating oil and natural gas bills and a gas tax! Oh, but don’t you worry! We’re gonna get all of it back…

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Rep. Mike Brady Pulls A “Coakley,” Helps Himself To Tow Zone Parking

The Below is from a Massachusetts Republican Party Press Release: BOSTON — Rep. Michael Brady (D-Brockton) seems to be emulating AG Martha Coakley’s 2014 campaign in more ways than one. In addition to running an out-of-touch campaign that caters to special interests, Brady also seems to be adopting some of Coakley’s notoriously bad parking habits from last year. At a…

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Ballot Initiative to Stop Public Funding of Abortion in Massachusetts

Came across a Facebook group for a new ballot question:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1494667314195209/ The group Stop Public Funding of Abortion is sponsoring a petition drive to put an amendment on the Massachusetts ballot for citizen approval. The amendment would read “This proposed Constitutional amendment would declare that the state constitution may not be construed to require public funding of abortion.” There is…

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An uplifting read: Vox says Dems are in trouble

The media wing of the Democratic Party likes to emphasize the almost eternal discord within the national GOP the old chestnut: Tea Party versus Mainstream. They write with a tin-ear ignoring the wave elections of 2010 and 2014. But credit Vox, the explanatory if not self-important blog, with shedding some light on the problems of Democrats nationally. The party faces…

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2016 Republican Floor Fight? Be there!

The Republican State Committee recently voted to choose 2016 Republican Convention delegates through the caucus system. So anyone who’s registered to vote as a Republican by February 10, 2016 can run in a caucus to be delegate to the 2016 Republican Convention! But why run? First, look at the field of candidates? There’s likely never been as much energy and…

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Trump Dominating in MA

When the local media has covered Trump’s support here in the past I’ve had to grit my teeth. First there was this plainly wrong article from August. Republican support just couldn’t be found. Those Republicans who at least admitted to recognizing the name Trump had nothing nice to say. A prominent Rand Paul supporter dismissively referred to Trump as a…

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A pitch for a new fusionism between libertarians and ‘Political Christians’

Kevin Vallier over at Bleeding Heart Libertarian outlines an issues framework where two factions can work collaboratively. The list isn’t long but it’s compelling and underscores a substantial change in what’s termed by the mainstream as the “Christian Right.”  Vallier introduces a new term, “political Christiains.” The work on criminal justice reform is but one issue where these philosophically disparate…

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