Tag Archives: regulations

What would you rather drive – the vehicle on the left or the vehicle on the right?

The vehicle on the left is the hybrid electric/combustion Chevy Volt.  Due to disasterous sales the price has been dropped 12.5% from a staggering  $39,995 to $34,995.  YTD Chevy has sold 11,643 Volts to customers who are supposedly clammering for alternative power vehicles – at least that is what you hear when Obama talks.  At 100K miles the battery in…

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I Want My Boston and Cambridge Parking Stickers!

With the vote by so many Dems today against an amendment requiring that one proove that they are a Mass resident to receive MA benefits I am thinking about applying for parking stickers in a wide array of cities and towns.  Will save on parking costs and who cares if I don’t live there! Who’s in for applying without residency…

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Get rid of the non-compete

I am reading Walter Isaacson’s doorstop biography of Steve Jobs. As he is being kicked out of Apple in the mid-80s, Jobs decides to form another computer company (NeXT) and takes five top performers from the Macintosh team with him. This could not happen in Massachusetts because of the enforcability of non-compete clauses here. It is a major block on…

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PIPA & SOPA Must Die!

If either the US Senate’s Protect IP Act (PIPA) or the US House’s Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) become law, political blogs such as Red Mass Group (RMG) & Blue Mass Group (BMG) will cease to exist. The congressional anti-piracy bill, if passed, would not be content to “censor” & “criminalize” the internet. It would kill it. So says…

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