Tag Archives: Massachusetts

Massachusetts taxpayers need our own “fairness” doctrine

We all know how the liberals say the rich should pay more in taxes because it’s “fair.” In Massachusetts, how about we start with those pensioners who currently pay NO income tax: Ten states exclude all federal, state and local pension income from taxation.  These include Alabama, Hawaii, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New York and Pennsylvania….  These…

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Massachusetts NFIB Releases Legislature Report Card

The Massachusetts NFIB PAC (National Federation of Independent Business) released their report card for members of the Massachusetts Legislature. It appears that all Republicans have scored a 100% rating, while most Democrats received a failing score. The NFIB-MA is chaired by Bill Vernon, a former Republican State Rep. and executive director of the MassGOP, who held the Bristol County seat…

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AIG deeply entrenched in Kerry’s pockets

During the 1990s, Sens. Kerry and Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., helped win new federal funding for the project as its costs skyrocketed and threatened to burden the state’s government. In 1998, Kerry was credited with winning $100 million in new federal funding. But in 1999, the Transportation Department uncovered a financing scheme in which the project had overpaid $129.8 million to…

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Huck Attacks Mitt on Marriage

You know, I usually enjoy watching two prominent republicans sink their fangs into each other’s throats.  But I have to say that I think Huckabee is really off base on this one. After the SJC passed down the Goodridge ruling, Romney very correctly followed the law and made sure not to directly stand in the way of the commencement of…

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