This week with MACR Howie Carr with the Northeastern University College Republicans The Northeastern University College Republicans will be hosting Talk Radio Legend Howie Carr. Howie is a New York Times Bestselling Author and National Talk Radio Hall of Fame member – he literally wrote the book on Whitey Bulger, is a devoted conservative, and hilarious – it should be…Read More »
( – promoted by Paul R. Ferro) All those Massachusetts patrons (and perhaps a few Vermonters and Mainers) buying liquor help propel this year’s record sales of $603 million for state-owned liquor stores. Commission Chairman Joseph Mollica said relocation and renovation of 13 outlets, promotional campaigns, aggressive sales efforts and enhanced customer service practices contributed to setting the sales the…Read More »
Yesterday I went to the Buzzards Bay Brewing Company in gorgeous Westport to buy some cheaper beer, because I hate high taxes. Here is a quick video-log of that trip. After my trip I took a nice historica tour of the South Coast with the MassGOP activist of the week, Brock Cordeiro. After the jump you’ll find the email that…Read More »
Massachusetts has somehow managed to levy a tax on alcohol twice. There is already a per gallon excise tax on alcohol in Massachusetts that is built into the price of booze. Now the sales tax will be levied on all alcoholic purchases. Boo! Hiss! Tonight is your last night to drink tax free alcohol so you should probably take advantage…Read More »
The Mass. Package Stores Association said the higher levy could cost more than 3,000 jobs, while bringing in roughly 30 percent less in revenues than the Patrick administration estimated.
Current alcohol taxes average $8.88 per case of beer. The new tax would add an additional 6.25% tax at the retail level. As a retail tax, this tax…
Dover throws mad parties dude guy When was the last time you went to a raging bender in Dover? Woooo! Keg stands on the front porch! – Boston Globe Governor Patrick is angry about pensions. Says something. No one cares. Boston Globe Boston Herald points and laughs at Boston Globe. Also, unions. Boston Herald Insurance company to mail out notices…Read More »