Tag Archives: Brad Jones

The Crucial Question Republican Activists Must Ask Themselves

With the 2014 Massachusetts Republican Primary just days away, I hope GOP activists ask themselves one crucial if not existential question before they cast their vote. The question they all should seriously ponder is this: will the candidate they support maintain the status quo for Beacon Hill’s minority party or will said candidate join other like-minded Republicans in electing new…

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Throw this bum out

(A former state representative colleague of Jones weighs in – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) It used to be that the Minority Leader was the leader of the opposition. Maybe we should change it to Minority Cheerleader, because it seems there is no limit to the ridiculous things Brad Jones is willing to do to curry favor with Speaker…

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I am a Blessed Man; Thoughts on Immigration

( – promoted by Paul R. Ferro) I’ll start with a recap of the situation we’re all aware of. We’re being overrun by illegal aliens, and our government  – both state and federal – is pushing them onto us as if it is the duty of Massachusetts or the United States to feed, clothe, and educate the entire planet via…

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Brad Jones and His Leadership Team Could Learn A Lot From Market Basket Associates

Earlier this month RMG diarist, The Angelic One, posted on the current saga at Market Basket.  He outlined steps employees Associates could take to affect change at their beloved company. The Market Basket Associates seem to be taking his advice to heart.   This week headquarters associates demanded that the board reinstate Arthur T. Demoulas or they were going…

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Brad Jones Laments DeLeo’s Loss of “Reputation” Over Probation Trial

Yesterday, in closing arguments, federal prosecutors named Democratic Speaker of the House Bob DeLeo as an unindicted co-conspirator in a bribery scheme for public jobs.  This came in closing arguments of the months long probation trial at the federal court house on Fan Pier in South Boston.   The Boston Globe wrote a story about lawmakers who lamented the prosecution’s…

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Globe Columnist Offers Praise for Those Who Voted Against the Budget

It is amazing what standing on principle will do.  In yesterday’s Boston Globe conservative columnist Jeff Jacoby praised the eight Republicans who voted against the budget. BY VOTES so lopsided they were practically unanimous, 144-7 in the House and 38-1 in the Senate, the Massachusetts Legislature last week approved a $36.5 billion budget for fiscal 2015, the largest in state…

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Can Cantor’s Defeat Be Replicated In Massachusetts?

With House Majority Leader Eric Cantor‘s historic defeat in yesterday’s Virginia GOP primary, the Tea Party movement has managed to score an impressive victory after a series of failed challenges against other Republican incumbents. National Review Online’s Joel Gehrke has already sorted out the winners & losers. I tend to agree with him that immigration reform is dead for this…

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