Tag Archives: regulations

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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Trouble in Toyland – Unsafe Toys in 2011?

Holiday shopping season is upon us once again. As a parent, relative or friend, shopping for toys for the children in your life can be a challenge.   We don’t always know if the gifts will be a hit but the one thing we count on is that the toys we purchase are safe.  Thanks to the hard work…

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Time For Regulation Roll Back


                            By: Edward P. Shallow Let me quote briefly from Michael Savage’s best selling book, “Trickle up Poverty” in chapter 6, The Late Great Climate Scam, Savage makes the point, and I quote:…

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Coming Soon to Massachusetts: Non-dish cleaning diswasher detergent

Some of you may have seen the story about Spokane County in Washington banning phosphates in dishwasher detergent.  The Associated Press via Yahoo had the story.   Supposedly the new phosphate free dish detergent does not effectively clean dishes.  This has led to two things. First, the rewashing of dishes, using more energy and water. Secondly, the importing of…

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