Monthly Archives: May 2010

The President on Financial Reform

The President continues the drumbeat on financial reform, talking about the benefits of reform, specifically Main Street benefits. The President knows that this is a political winner, and I think the Republicans know it as well. I would expect the … Continue reading

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Negative Ads Hurting Cahill?

A new Rasmussen survey shows Governor Patrick widening his lead over his two main opponents, with independent Tim Cahill falling badly into third place. From Rasmussen: Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has gained ground over the past month and now earns … Continue reading

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Breanah O’Handley Wins May Soar Award

Congratulations to Breanah, the May SOAR award winner. Reason(s) for Recognition: Breanah is a young woman who has matured greatly from her freshman year. She is a model student, actively involved in all her academic and inclusion classes. Breanah is … Continue reading

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Meg Whitman on the Descent

The California Governor’s race is one that should have it all, and as we get closer the Republican race has begun to heat up. The Democrats have paved the way for former Democratic Governor Jerry Brown to be the nominee … Continue reading

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President Obama on Health Care Reform

With health care reform one month old the President reviews some of the upfront benefits of the changes, including help for seniors in the “donut hole”, health care tax breaks for small business, a patients bill of rights, and a … Continue reading

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The Problem with Arbitrators

The award of a 19% pay raise through an arbitrators ruling for Boston firefighters has caused some real political tumult, with firefighters praising the decision and Mayor Menino and managers throughout the Commonwealth just shaking their heads in disbelief. The … Continue reading

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Mayor Manzi Names Michael Gueli as May Artist of the Month

Methuen Artist’s Work on Display in the Mayor’s Office Mayor William M. Manzi has named Michael Gueli as May’s Artist of the Month. Gueli is a graduate of Central Catholic High School and Northeastern University. In his free time Mike … Continue reading

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Cahill Hits Haley and Republicans

Tim Cahill struck back again at the million dollar ad buy unleashed on him by the Republican Governor’s Association, hitting the RGA chairman Haley Barbour and the Republican Party in general. Cahill’s attack shows how difficult it will be for … Continue reading

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The Bakers Dozen

Charlie Baker took aim at Governor Deval Patrick and Tim Cahill with the unveiling of a “Baker’s Dozen” series of 13 reform proposals that he claims will save taxpayers a billion dollars a year. Baker unveiled his proposals at least … Continue reading

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President Obama and Leno at Correspondents Dinner

President Obama and Jay Leno trading barbs at White House correspondents dinner. The Presidents Leno quips were quite good.

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