Tag Archives: Casinos

Deval, man of letters? Is he serious?

(Hey, what’s your thought on a title for his book.  Mine is: Doubling Down: My High Stakes Journey Through Life – promoted by EaBo Clipper) Obviously another misstep from the Together-We-Can Governor. Property tax relief in the Bay State takes a back seat to the Governor’s literary ambitions. Is this any way to run a state, by running away when…

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Organized labor, a dud?

( – promoted by EaBo Clipper) Poor Bobby Haynes! He can’t even get his family members to go along and get along.
Democrat Ruth Balser of Newton gave the final speech on the House floor before last week’s casino vote, warning of the dangers of gambling addiction. She said she was raised never to cross a picket line and considered…

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Why Rice Abstained

Here is the portion of the transcript from yesterday’s House debate on Casinos where Representative Robert Rice (D-Gardner) attempted to Amend the bill: A ROLL CALL INDICATED 150 MEMBERS PRESENT GOVERNOR’S CASINO BILL: Question came on accepting the adverse report of the Economic Development Committee on H 4307 Gov. Patrick’s bill relative to establishing and regulating resort casinos in the…

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Renowned Economists Endorse Keith McCormic

(Go Keith Go.  Keith is a product of the Ron Paul Revolution a libertarian who has come home to our right of center party.  good luck Keith.  And who’d of thunk that a Republican in Massachusetts would have received an endorsement of a Smith College professor.  WOW! – promoted by EaBo Clipper) Thursday March 20th, State Senate candidate Keith McCormic’s…

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No pressure, no deals, nothing

( – promoted by Cool Cal) This is Speaker Sal DiMasi in response to questions surrounding the odd and controversial vote by the legislature’s Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies (who named this committee?) to recommend that Governor Patrick’s casino bill “ought not to pass.” But DiMasi’s claim is beyond incredible. It is hilarious. It is mendacious. After…

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