Tag Archives: Massachusetts

The Problem with Education in Massachusetts

( – promoted by Cool Cal) I have been through a broad range of experiences with education. I am a product of the New York State school system: parochial school through Grade 6, then public high school, then private college for my Bachelor’s. In Massachusetts, I continued with a state school for one Masters and a private school for the…

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Hedlund Report: Mass. Debt Highest In Nation

( – promoted by Cool Cal) The nation’s unofficial economic policy over the past decade can be summed up in one word: debt. The average American is more in debt than ever before, with a consumeristic lifestyle supported by, at least until recently, near-unlimited access to credit. People think it’s free money and go crazy. This can be very damaging…

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Mass Gov’t: Tom Brady Is A Fatty.

Mass. to require restaurant chains to post calorie counts by The Republican Newsroom Thursday January 08, 2009, 4:30 PM By GLEN JOHNSON Associated Press BOSTON – Massachusetts plans to fight its obesity problem by requiring restaurant chains to post calorie counts and waging an aggressive campaign to educate parents about overweight students…. … Student heights and weights are already measured…

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Protesters rally downtown in Northampton in defense of panhandlers

Protesters rally downtown in Northampton in defense of panhandlers

By CHAD CAIN

Staff Writer

Wednesday, January 7, 2009 NORTHAMPTON – Protesters against a proposed ordinance to regulate panhandling took to the streets again Tuesday afternoon to voice their displeasure with the city’s plan to regulate where and when people are allowed to ask for money…. The ordinance seeks to prohibit…

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Patrick and Delahunt searching for new taxes.

(Paging Barbara Anderson…Paging Barbara Anderson… – promoted by garrett3000) So our esteemed Governor has a new idea; increase taxes.  Well, it is not actually new to Deval, rather it is new to where he wants to apply it.  Deval Patrick is pushing the state legislature to pass a revised Internet sales tax that would allow the Massachusetts Department of Revenue…

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