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Baker’s Cabinet Choices Reflects His Management Philosophy

A recent Boston Globe article posits that a few conservatives within the Massachusetts Republican Party have expressed serious concerns over some of the cabinet appointments being made by Governor Charlie Baker. “We are bracing ourselves,” said Mark Fisher, the GOP’s Tea Party gubernatorial candidate who was crushed in his primary challenge against Baker. “Charlie said he wasn’t going to raise…

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The “Umble” Glibness Of Gruber The Glib

Watching key Obamacare architect & MIT academic slimeball Jonathan Gruber testify at this week’s House Oversight & Government Reform Committee hearing in Washington (DC), I couldn’t help but be reminded of Uriah Heep, the disgustingly obsequious fictional toady created by English writer Charles Dickens for his novel DAVID COPPERFIELD. Gruber spent a good amount of time groveling before tough

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Baker’s Fisherman Story May Have Won Him The 2014 Election

Massachusetts Republican candidate Charlie Baker may have cinched the 2014 gubernatorial election due in part to the anecdote he delivered during a debate sponsored by WCVB-Channel 5. As he spoke about talking issues with a fisherman, Baker became visibly emotional. Democrat candidate Martha Coakley gamely tried to tap into the moment by providing her own take on how federal regulations…

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Is New England Going Red in 2014?

In 2014, Republican Governors are staving off attacks in their respective contests. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and Michigan’s Rick Snyder are breaking away from their Democratic opponents, despite a few months of setbacks, with middling poll numbers. Other Republican Governors are struggling, or have become political dead meat. Kansas Governor Sam Brownback enshrined comprehensive tax and spending cuts. He also…

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