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Patrick Makes Education a Winning Issue for Republicans

(“All children left behind,” the new democratic mantra?? – promoted by EaBo Clipper) An opinion piece in today’s Boston Globe highlights the Democratic Party’s current hostility to education reform, and indicates reasons why education should be a winning issue for Republican legislative candidates this year. Kathleen A. Madigan, founder and former president of the American Board for Certification of Teacher…

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Why Do We Bother with Primaries Any More?

(Yet another reason why we need CLOSED Primaries or Caucuses! – promoted by Cool Cal) I supervise a polling location here in Massachusetts during elections and primaries. I can understand why people would want to become “unenrolled” as this gives them the opportunity to choose which primary they will vote in. They can pull any one ballot.  This year they…

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