From the Herald: Sen. John Kerry, who has repeatedly voted to raise taxes while in Congress, dodged a whopping six-figure state tax bill on his new multimillion-dollar yacht by mooring her in Newport, R.I Could the reason be that the Ocean State repealed its Boat Sales and Use Tax back in 1993, making the tiny state to the south a…Read More »
Here is a non-exhaustive but personal wish list for what I think would revive the economy and enhance economic recovery: 1. Restoring emergency unemployment extensions; they don’t buy, we self employed types don’t eat. Wonderful song about this 2. Taking a look at serious “job protection against outsourcing” (destroying jobs should cost the firms who outsource big time) as well…Read More »
Boston Globe: Top state prosecutors are questioning why Governor Deval Patrick’s administration failed to deliver on what they said was a promise to give them $4.1 million in federal stimulus funds. “John Kerry told us we were going to get $4.1 million. Minimum,” Blodgett said during a break in the Massachusetts District Attorney’s Association meeting. “He helped put it…Read More »
In a victory for the free market and American competitiveness John Kerry’s climate change legislation has hit a major roadblock in the US Senate. According to the Boston Globe due to the bolting of a key GOP ally Kerry does not have the votes to move his jobs killing legislation through the Senate. In one of the proudest moments of…Read More »
Earlier this month I posited that the 10% tax on tanning services was not about health. That tax was about testing out a method for collecting a value added, or sales tax, nationwide. With John Kerry’s latest words, it looks like I was right. U.S. Sen. John Kerry said yesterday he favors exploring the possible implementation of a new nationwide…Read More »
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RMG lurker David Toppin emails in his field report from Senator John Kerry’s rally for Martha Coakley yesterday in Worcester.
They had John Kerry, their sitting US Senator, Jim McGovern their sitting US Congressman (and a supporter of terrorists), Tim Murray, our sitting Lt Governor and former mayor of Worcester, and the current mayor of Worcester, Joe O’Brien. They still…