Tag Archives: Massachusetts

ALEC Rankings: MA Declines for a 3rd Year in a Row

(On the mend and on the move!

– promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) released their “Rich States, Poor States” ranking today for 2013. Massachusetts, for the 3rd year in a row, shows a decline according to ALEC’s rankings.   To read ALEC’s rankings, follow this link: link Read a press statement from Massachusetts…

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Get rid of the non-compete

I am reading Walter Isaacson’s doorstop biography of Steve Jobs. As he is being kicked out of Apple in the mid-80s, Jobs decides to form another computer company (NeXT) and takes five top performers from the Macintosh team with him. This could not happen in Massachusetts because of the enforcability of non-compete clauses here. It is a major block on…

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Why Scott Brown Failed To Get Re-Elected

Although a final count has yet to be made, Democrat Elizabeth Warren last night ousted Massachusetts Republican US Senator Scott Brown. Scott’s re-election was his to lose & he proceeded to do just that. Was it inevitable? It didn’t have to be. But the reasons for Brown’s failure to hold onto “the people’s seat” aren’t complex & sadly reflect a…

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The Most Important Vote You Will Cast in November

(The Ballot Questions are getting lost in the excitement over Brown/Warren and Romney/Obama, but on November 6th, the Voters of Massachusetts will decided on a matter of Life and Death.  A argument against Question 2.   – promoted by Paul R. Ferro) Barack Obama? Mitt Romney? Scott Brown? Elizabeth Warren? Massachusetts voters have some real choices to make this November…

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