Tag Archives: Thomas Menino

Menino’s Parting Shot – Smoking Illegal in Boston’s Public Parks

Tom Menino fired a Bloombergian final shot, as he leaves office. He got the City Council to ban smoking in Boston’s Public Parks.  The ban takes place immediately.

Image Source: MassCann.org The Boston Parks and Recreation Commission has approved a ban on smoking in city-run parks. The ban approved Monday takes effect immediately and applies to tobacco, marijuana…

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The Political Significance Of South Boston’s Annual St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast

(Wow! What a post! Take notice fellow RMGers: this is quality work.   – promoted by garrett3000) Anyone who wants to understand why the Democrats have a lock on Massachusetts politics should check out the annual South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast at least once in their lives. I did. Here’s my story. This year’s breakfast was held last Sunday…

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Local News: At large city council candidate Doug Bennett files ethics complaint against Menino

City Council candidate Doug Bennett does what few incumbents ever dare to do: take on the Mayor. Menino’s use of city-employees for off-hour repairs violates the spirit of the state’s ethics laws. Menino should know enough to keep an arm’s distance from moonlighting city employees. But then again his son is a very good example of a moonlighter. To: The…

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Obama’s aunt living in Southie slum

Zeituni Onyango, the aunt so affectionately described in Mr Obama’s best-selling memoir Dreams from My Father, lives in a disabled-access flat on a rundown public housing estate in South Boston Spread the wealth in your own family Barack. Charity starts at HOME. It never occurs to liberals to give from their own pocket. They find virtue in seizing tax money…

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Another Boneheaded Dem Idea

This story is hard to take seriously. As if Tom Menino’s non-starter boneheaded idea to move City Hall to the South Boston waterfront wasn’t bad enough, now Senator Jack Hart has another brilliant idea — kick the New England Acquarium out of its current location smack in the midst of millions of tourists, move it to the South Boston waterfront…

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