Tag Archives: Massachusetts

Massachusetts Is No Picnic

( – promoted by Cool Cal) While Governor Deval Patrick hosted a picnic at his Berkshire mansion, should our lawmakers really be taking time off to have a good time when our state is in need of real leadership and a clear change in fiscal and economic direction? The poll of 281 U.S. corporate executives put Arizona at No. 8…

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Obama under 50% in Massachusetts

(The Obama collapse continues… – promoted by Cool Cal) ***EDIT***

Here is the official link for the poll:

http://www.suffolk.edu/30039.html

http://www.suffolk.edu/offices…

***EDIT*** http://www.realclearpolitics.c… According to RealClearPolitics tomorrow Suffolk/7news will release the following poll results for Massachusetts: Obama 47% – McCain 38% (7/31-8/03) This represents a 14 point gain for McCain since their last poll: Obama 53% – McCain 30% (6/08-6/10) The…

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Holyoke veterans’ officer being hauled into court for failure to report for jury duty

Article in The Republican (Springfield, Mass)

http://www.masslive.com/news/i… He’s protesting the denial of jury trials in the Probate and Family Courts and in civil domestic abuse proceedings. Trial by jury is guaranteed under the 7th Amendment to the Constitution.     He would appreciate a show of support at his trial next Tuesday morning , July 22,  in Westfield, Mass. For…

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Legislative/County Office Signature Deadline Open Thread

The deadline for candidates running for Massachusetts legislative and county offices to turn in their signatures to city/town halls is 5:00 PM today. Please post on this open thread if you hear of any candidates being officially certified (how many signatures), challenged, or failing to receive the minimum number of signatures required (hopefully this will not occur). Once we look…

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Can McCain Win Massachusetts?

( – promoted by Cool Cal) An exciting poll released yesterday by WBZ/SurveyUSA shows Barack Obama with a virtually insignificant 48-46% lead over John McCain in Massachusetts http://www.surveyusa.com/clien…

Hillary Clinton led McCain 56-41% http://www.surveyusa.com/clien… This led to an interesting article on RealClearPolitics.com by Anil Adyanthaya, a Newton lawyer and occasional contributor to RCP: Can a Republican presidential candidate win Massachusetts?…

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