Tag Archives: MASEN

Warren and Markey Again Support Federal Tax on Innovation

Last week, the Massachusetts legislature voted overwhelmingly to correct its mistake, of taxing innovation.  Barraged by our state’s leading technology industry voices, the legislature saw the error of its ways and rescinded at 6.5% tax on computer services.  One can argue whether or not the legislators acted in self interest, or out of a response to overwhelming facts, but it…

Read More »

I’m With Michael Graham: Obama supporter Gabriel Gomez Hurts the GOP

Michael Graham, making lots of sense (the killer line is when he points out that Gabriel Gomezs message is basically “I don’t really like Republicans either!”): I knew that Massachusetts Republicans had to lower their ideological expectations if they wanted to win an election here in the Bay State. I just didn’t know that included the Republican primary. Once you…

Read More »

Public Policy Polling: Gomez Down Four Points

(Let’s point this out again.  PPP, a DEMOCRATIC polling firm, has Gomez down 4%, and Markey WAAAAYYY under 50%.  That’s with PPP’s left-of-center “house bias”.  On January 5, 2010, Rasmussen, with it’s right-of-center ‘house bias’ had Scott Brown down 41%-50%.  Gomez is polling as well, and Markey is polling way worse, much earlier than in 2010. I’m going to have…

Read More »

Sincere Question: Isn’t it better to sit home on Gomez in June and wait for next year?

Supports Obama’s position on gun control? Check! Supports Obama’s position on immigration? Check! Considers Deval Patrick a bold and thoughtful leader? Check! Gave support to Barack Obama in the 2008 cycle? Check! Recognizes Roe vs. Wade as settled law that shouldn’t be revisited? Check! Supports gay marriage and would overturn the Defense of Marriage Act? Check! No, I’m not talking…

Read More »

Michael Sullivan Endorsed by MARA members, many Sheriffs

The Springfield Republican brings the news: Former U.S. Attorney and GOP Senate hopeful Michael Sullivan’s campaign announced Wednesday that a three Bay State sheriffs and two members of the conservative Massachusetts Republican Assembly have endorsed his candidacy. On the law enforcement side, Plymouth County Sheriff Joe McDonald, Essex County Sheriff Frank Cousins and Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson all…

Read More »

My 5 Questions for Dan Winslow

(There are at least 5 questions to ask both Gomez and Sullivan, but let’s start here, with Winslow. – promoted by Paul R. Ferro) Yesterday, BNCordeiro shared a very legitimate concern he has about Dan Winslow’s candidacy in the special election, how Winslow appears to be presumptively dismissing certain constituencies that are fundamental to Republicans and to the conservative movement.…

Read More »