Tag Archives: Massachusetts

Blinded by bright lights and stardust: bad tax policy

The Massachusetts film credit is bad tax policy, as we have noted before. But trying to tell everyone that the emperor has no clothes is not politically suitable (excuse the pun). The film credit is House Speaker Sal DiMasi’s way of picking industrial winners; apparently he doesn’t like casinos but loves the glamour trade. The loyal opposition ought to argue…

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Conservatism in Massachusetts – Part II

( – promoted by Patrick) Ange’s otherwise voluminous response to the Conservatism challenge was understandably vapid on the subject of the state’s demographics. It’s a difficult subject to research. My original post on the subject identified what polling research was available free on-line. I don’t think there are any surprises in that information. Throw it all into a pot and…

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Voter demographics

Does any one know (I’m sure someone here does)how to find out what the demographic break down of Mass. is regarding democrats, republicans, unaffiliated etc. and where they’re located ? Thanks in advance your help is greatly appreciated.…

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Tempest In A Teapot

Let me begin by saying that I wish no disrespect to the Republican candidates for U.S. Senate or their passionate followers. That being said, I shake my head in disappointment as I see all the passionate supporters beating each other over the head about Beatty versus Ogonowski. My reaction is that YOU ARE ALL MISSING THE POINT! The focus of…

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