Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Ryan Proposal

Once again Paul Ryan has produced a “budget” for the U.S. House, taking aim at entitlement spending and claiming (again) to be making the tough choices that President Obama and the Democrats refuse to make. Does he hit the mark? … Continue reading

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Michael Collins, the Father of Ireland

A “reprint” of my piece from last year on Michael Collins, which was published in the Tribune. Happy St Patrick’s Day. As we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day it seems fitting to remember and honor the man that Irish historian Tim … Continue reading

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Romney Sweeps to Victory in American Samoa

Mitt Romney took a couple of tough losses in the deep South, losing to Rick Santorum in both Alabama and Mississippi. And while it is true that Romney continues to accumulate delegates he is spending gobs of cash to do … Continue reading

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Methuen Primary Results Local Races

Methuen Democratic Town Committee William Manzi III 477 Stephen Zanni 440 Matthew Kraunelis 415 Joseph Bella 412 James Atkinson 397 Linda Harvey 394 Lisa Yarid Ferry 386 Thomas Firth III 381 Eleni Varitimos 377 Barbara Degaspe 376 William Toomey 375 … Continue reading

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Methuen Primary Results

Here are some results from Methuen: Republican Presidential: Total Votes = 2922. Uncast Votes = 3. Mitt Romney 2187 74.85% Rick Santorum 336 11.50% Ron Paul 249 8.52% Newt Gingrich 111 3.80% Rick Perry 8 Jon Huntsman 8 Michelle Bachmann … Continue reading

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Republicans Fighting Deficits?

Some independent analysis has come out on the debt and deficit numbers attached to the Republican Presidential candidates economic proposals. From my vantage point the results are not at all surprising, as the debt and deficit projections exceed those of … Continue reading

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