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Beaty Asks Governor Patrick, Murray & Others, To Sign ‘Taxpayer Protection Pledge’

For social justice reasons, and simply as one of the tens of thousands of registered voters and citizens of this Commonwealth, I am writing to openly, respectfully and impartially call upon Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, Senate President Therese Murray, House Speaker Robert DeLeo, State Senator Dan Wolf, as well as all federal, state, county & municipal public office incumbents and…

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Government – what it should be

In a healthy representative democracy, the Governor and every legislator would  understand that the role of government is to: 1.  Provide common infrastructure* by spreading the costs across society in a fair manner; 2.  Ensuring that those who cannot care for themselves receive good care; it is the moral duty of the strong to care for the weak. 3.  Be…

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Make Mine Freedom! – Timeless animation from 1948

Many of you are well aware of my fondness for animation.  While this is not a Walt Disney production (I’ve simply got to love the formerly classified “Victory Through Airpower” production by Walt for the government during WWII) this piece from 1948 has a timeless message wrapped in artwork that may remind us of a a seemingly better age. It…

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