1. an act of retiring or giving up a position.
2. the acceptance of something undesirable but inevitable. I was surprised at the spotty coverage of Peabody State Rep Leah Cole abruptly resigning her seat last week. The Boston Globe story was barely more than her press release, and omitted any mention of HOW she “unexpectedly” won her seat.…
Jeff Semon’s wise commentary is pretty much on the mark. We enforce laws a la carte. And Somerville Mayor J. Curtatone is unabashed abuser of what has become local fiat. Worries about crime and poverty are misplaced say supporters but they have other aims. Mayor Curtatone’s self-serving rhetoric may bring him adulation from the left wing of the Democratic party,…Read More »
By Vote3rdPartyNow Legacy post Within hours of hearing Pope Francis deliver a message to Congress a blessed miracle occurred – Speaker John Boehner resigned. A statement from Speaker Boehner’s website: WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement: “My mission every day is to fight for a smaller, less costly, and more accountable government. Over…Read More »
Legacy Post by Karl Marx It is refreshing to hear a libertarian- conservative critique of Pope Francis’s world view. Unfortunately, the Pope has become a tool for the Obama policy narrative on everything from Cuba to climate change to “income inequality.” All while muting the conventional Catholic articles of faith on abortion and marriage and morality. On these issues of…Read More »
Legacy Post by Karl Marx
Leah Cole is stepping down. What now GOP? Her re-election in 2014 was impressive. She had grit but now her heart lies elsewhere. Here’s
the Salem News: PEABODY – In an announcement that is rocking Peabody politics, state representative Leah Cole is resigning her seat in the Massachusetts House as of Sept. 28.
( – promoted by Paul R. Ferro) Congrats to Sen. Robert Hedlund for an impressive run-off win. He placed first in this week’s election for mayor of the city of Weymouth. In November he’ll face off against incumbent Mayor Susan Kay. Weymouth News has all the details. The big question is should Hedlund prevail which current GOP officeholder or newcomer…Read More »
…it’s depressing to come here and see the crap, and spam. It seems like the London escort market, and bootleg college term paper market are using RMG as a test bed for their bots. And they are getting pretty good at it. Bummer too, because this site really made a difference at one time. I just wish there were a…Read More »
Massachusetts General Laws
CRIMES AGAINST CHASTITY, MORALITY, DECENCY AND GOOD ORDER Section 18. Whoever commits fornication shall be punished by imprisonment for not more than three months or by a fine of not more than thirty dollars. This is existing law, We should be collecting that $30 on the Massachusetts tax form, right after the fine for not…
One thing about Jason Riley:Gated is that he has a lot of guts in the politics of race in America. He takes no prisoners The great lie of the summer has been the Black Lives Matter movement. It was founded on one falsehood—that a Ferguson, Mo., police officer shot a black suspect who was trying to surrender—and it is perpetuated…Read More »