Tag Archives: Santa Claus

Rep Smola Tried To Stop the Santa Earmark

Update:  Rep Smola’s Response to Wavemaker is below. I did note in the post that Smola wasn’t responsible for the earmark.   Thanks for the email. I’m not sure where you got your information from but it is less than accurate. The earmark in the budget for the Santa Train was not put in the budget by me. I authored…

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$10K Santa Train in this years budget

Another great find by a journalist at the State House News Service.  My only question, why isn’t the State GOP and the GOP caucus raising more of a stink over these pork projects? The House-Senate budget duel was not as compelling as in past years, in part because everyone agreed that this was a year for measured austerity, which is…

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Surgeon General declares chubby Santa a “bad role model”

Read the Boston Herald story here:http://www.bostonherald.com/news/regional/general/view.bg?articleid=1047979&format=text The Boston Herald reported today that acting Surgeon General Rear Admiral Steven K. Galson expressed concern that Santa Claus was not setting a proper example for children by being overweight.  These comments came from the Surgeon General during yesterday’s visit to the Boston Children’s Museum. Now, I generally don’t think too highly of the…

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