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  • Watch: Princeton professor delivers unhinged attack against Trump in graduation speech

    05/27/2017 12:42:19 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies
    The Blaze ^ | May 27, 2017 | Justin Haskins
    Princeton University professor Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor issued multiple vile attacks against President Donald Trump in her May 20 commencement speech at Hampshire College, a private liberal arts college in Amherst, Massachusetts. Taylor accused Trump of being a “racist, sexist megalomaniac.” “The president of the United States, the most powerful politician in the world, is a racist, sexist megalomaniac,” Taylor said, according to a report by Campus Reform reporter Anthony Gockowski. “It’s not a benign observation, but has meant tragic consequences for many people in our country—from terror-inducing raids in the communities of undocumented immigrants to his disparaging of refugees in search...
  • Major Development to Create 1,600 New Jobs in Marlborough (Massachusetts)

    05/26/2017 5:28:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies ^ | May 26, 2017
    Massachusetts Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito tours the 475,000-square foot Apex Center of New England in Marlborough, announces job creation. Marlborough, MA, May 26, 2017 --( The Apex Center of New England, a unique commercial mixed-use development in the City of Marlborough, is expected to create 1,600 permanent jobs when it opens in October, in addition to the approximately 400 temporary jobs it has already created during construction. The 475,000 square-foot Apex Center is among the largest developments currently underway in MetroWest and one of the biggest to come to Marlborough in the past decade. When completed in the fall of...
  • Fearless 85-Year-Old Says No to LGBT Flag at Church. Now The Entire Town is Against Her

    05/21/2017 7:33:34 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 62 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 5/17/17
    May 17, 2017 (MassResistance) -- An elderly woman in ultra-liberal Carlisle, Mass. had the nerve to publicly criticize the “gay” flag outside of a church in the center of town. She caused such an inflamed reaction that it was reported in Boston’s NBC-TV evening news. (See below.) But she’s not backing down -- which inflames the leftist reactionaries even more! Sally Naumann, an 85-year-old resident of Carlisle and a longtime MassResistance activist, had had enough. She was very upset that the Unitarian Church in the center of town is flying a “gay” rainbow flag outside. She is distressed because people...
  • Problems with Whittier Bridge project

    05/12/2017 10:39:20 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 7 replies
    The Newburyport Daily News ^ | May 4, 2017 | Jim Sullivan
    AMESBURY — A recent quality inspection of the $300 million John Greenleaf Whittier Bridge replacement project turned up evidence of substandard work – for the second time – that could push back the project’s estimated late summer/early fall completion date. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation began work to demolish the 62-year-old Interstate 95 bridge over the Merrimack River and replace it with separate northbound and southbound bridges in 2013. While the northbound bridge was completed in 2015, quality inspectors for MassDOT recently found that concrete poured for a pier cap on the southbound bridge by an unnamed contractor did not...
  • CALL TO ACTION: Defend Free Speech in Boston on Saturday, May 13th!

    05/12/2017 6:32:13 AM PDT · by mac_truck · 12 replies
    Oath Keepers ^ | 5/10/2017 | Navy Jack
    Join us for an Afternoon Defending Free Speech! Lets’ ensure the participants have a safe environment to exercise their rights and prevent the Antifa from spoiling this event. All Patriots Welcome! Please forward this to your like-minded friends! NOTE: It has just been confirmed that Oath Keepers Founder, Stewart Rhodes, will be speaking at this event, and so will Kyle Chapman (aka “Based Stickman”). The Event A group named Boston Free Speech has organized a Free Speech Rally to take place between 12 Noon and 5PM this Saturday, May 13th, on the historic Boston Common. The address is 139 Tremont...
  • Quincy Woman Sues President Donald Trump for 'Loss of Enjoyment of Life'

    05/07/2017 10:38:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 79 replies
    Patch ^ | May 8, 2017 | Daniel Libon
    QUINCY, MA — It’s no secret that President Donald Trump isn’t the most popular guy around Massachusetts and concern from residents over his policies and political actions is understandable a state known for voting blue, but one Quincy woman is taking her worry to the court. Rossi Wade, formerly of Plymouth and now of the City of Presidents, filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Boston against the United States Government and Trump, accusing the commander in chief of discrimination, mental anguish, and mental cruelty against her. The lawsuit additionally states that she suffered a loss of enjoyment of...
  • 9 U.S. highway tunnel projects: Insights into what we might get if I-81 is a tunnel

    04/29/2017 8:12:19 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 25 replies
    The Syracuse Post-Standard ^ | April 26, 2017 | Charley Hannagan
    Syracuse, N.Y. --There's not a lot tunnel building going on in the United States. Four highway tunnels have been completed over the last 10 years in the U.S. Four more tunnel projects are under construction or in design. And one long discussed project that would have tunneled underneath a national forest in California was dropped. Could be a tunnel in Syracuse's future for Interstate 81? After a tunnel was initially rejected, a tunnel or depressed highway is back on the table as an option to replace Interstate 81's 1.4 mile section of raised highway in Syracuse. The DOT at first...
  • Superior son runs to be a Mass. rarity

    04/18/2017 8:28:09 AM PDT · by Change4Mass · 10 replies
    Superior Telegram ^ | 04/18/2017 | Shelley Nelson
    A Superior-native is hoping to become a rarity in Massachusetts politics in 2018 — a Republican serving in the U.S. House of Representatives.
  • Warren on Trump administration: 'God, it's like dog years'

    04/17/2017 4:43:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 55 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 17, 2017 | Jordain Carney
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is urging Democrats to focus on combatting the Trump agenda, lamenting he's been in the White House for less than 100 days. Warren declined to speculate if she could have won the party's nomination in 2016 or if Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) would have faired better against Trump than Hillary Clinton, telling USA Today, "We are where we are." "Donald Trump has only been here, not even 100 days yet — God, it's like dog years or something, it feels like so much has gone on. We've got to get focused on what we're going to...
  • WBUR Poll: In Central Mass. Towns, Trump Voters Are Sticking By Him

    04/12/2017 2:58:10 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    WBUR-FM ^ | April 12, 2017 | Anthony Brooks
    Despite setbacks on his effort to repeal and replace Obamacare and court challenges to his executive orders on immigration, President Trump remains very popular among his supporters in Massachusetts. That's according to a new WBUR poll (topline results | crosstabs) of voters in towns across the central part of the state that voted for Trump in November. In Townsend, voters chose Trump over Hillary Clinton 50 to 41 percent. It's one of about 50 towns in the central part of the state that went for Trump. And they are the focus of the WBUR poll. 'Pretty Much A Total Polarization'...
  • Ayyadurai is no Ordinary Senate Candidate

    04/10/2017 9:22:06 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    Shiva Ayyadurai is an entrepreneur, MIT graduate, Donald Trump-supporting Indian-born immigrant and U.S. citizen hoping that his outsider status will carry him to the U.S. Senate. A Republican, Ayyadurai declared on social media several weeks ago that he intends to challenge for Sen. Elizabeth Warren's seat in the 2018 election. He filed official paperwork with the Federal Election Commission on March 17. Warren, a Democrat, is a former Harvard Law School professor who defeated incumbent Republican Sen. Scott Brown in the 2012 election. In a Monday meeting with editors of The Sun, Ayyadurai portrayed himself as a "21st-century senator" with...
  • Juncker's Brexit revenge should start in Somerville

    04/07/2017 7:49:51 AM PDT · by luke1825 · 1 replies
    lowell sun ^ | 4/7 | peter lucas
    Someone should get European Union boss Jean-Claude Juncker a map. If Juncker is serious about breaking up the United States and turning it into a look-alike Europe, he'd be wise to start in historic places like Massachusetts rather than in Ohio and Texas. He'd be much better off launching his separatist revolution in Somerville, the key municipality in the Bermuda Triangle of sanctuary cities, which includes Boston and Cambridge. These cities know something about rebellion and separation, especially from England
  • Massachusetts State Rep. posts warning about ICE raid on Facebook

    03/30/2017 3:06:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    Hot Air ^ | March 29, 2017 | John Sexton
    Massachusetts State Rep. Michelle DuBois posted a warning on her Facebook page yesterday saying that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents would be conducting a raid in the city of Brockton, MA. DuBois claimed the warning came to her from a “friend in the Latin community.” The warning stated, “I have a message for the immigrant community of Brockton. Please be careful on Wednesday 29. ICE will be in Brockton on that day.” It continued, “If you are undocumented don’t go out on the street. If there is a knock on the door of your house and you don’t know...
  • Christy Mihos, Former Candidate For Governor, Dies At 67 (MA, predicted big dig boondockle)

    03/28/2017 6:34:49 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 26 replies
    WBZ TV ^ | 3/28/17 | WBZ TV
    BOSTON (CBS) – Former gubernatorial candidate Christy Mihos has died. According to the Cape Cod Times, Mihos had cancer and passed away in hospice care in Florida on Saturday. He made a fortune with a chain of convenience stores and also ran unsuccessfully for governor twice. Mihos served on the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority when the Big Dig was under construction and correctly predicted it would go billions over budget. He also had a very public and messy divorce with his wife in 2012. Christy Mihos was 67 years old.
  • Deadly fungal infection that doctors have been fearing now reported in U.S.

    03/11/2017 7:18:13 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 47 replies ^ | 03/11/2017 | Lena H. Sun
    The fungus, a strain of a kind of yeast known as Candida auris, has been reported in a dozen countries on five continents starting in 2009, where it was first found in an ear infection in a patient in Japan. Since then, the fungus has been reported in Colombia, India, Israel, Kenya, Kuwait, Pakistan, South Korea, Venezuela and the United Kingdom. Unlike garden variety yeast infections, this one causes serious bloodstream infections, spreads easily from person to person in health-care settings, and survives for months on skin and for weeks on bed rails, chairs and other hospital equipment. Some strains...
  • Shattuck: No lamenting liberal Liz Warren’s fall from grace

    03/11/2017 4:43:46 AM PST · by calvincaspian · 30 replies
    The Boston Herald ^ | 03-11-17 | Tom Shattuck
    Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is useless, teetering close to the ragged edge of pointless. Apart from starring roles in childish protests and tough-guy Twitter rants, Warren is making no difference in Washington, D.C., and is no friend to her constituents in Massachusetts. She spent the primary election virtually huddled under her desk while progressives implored her to help send their once-in-a-lifetime socialist dream, Bernie Sanders, to the White House.
  • Baker promises funding to offset any Planned Parenthood cuts

    03/07/2017 6:19:25 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 22 replies
    The Boston Globe ^ | Priyanka Dayal McCluskey
    Governor Charlie Baker is pledging to boost state funding for Planned Parenthood clinics in Massachusetts if his fellow Republicans in Washington push ahead with a plan to slash the flow of federal dollars to the organization. Massachusetts’ five Planned Parenthood clinics stand to lose a total of about $2 million a year, from a budget of $21.5 million, if the federal cuts take place.
  • Dr. V.A. Shiva running for senate against Elizabeth Warren

    02/25/2017 10:37:04 AM PST · by onona · 27 replies
    Twitter ^ | Today | V. A. Shiva
    Just saw on twitter that VA Shiva announced his run against Elizabeth Warren for senate in Massachusetts.
  • The 25 Best Beaches In The US, Ranked

    02/24/2017 7:12:36 AM PST · by blam · 108 replies
    BI ^ | 2-24-2017 | Chloe Pantazi
    • TripAdvisor has released its 2017 Travelers' Choice Awards, naming the 25 best beaches in the US. • Florida's Siesta Key Beach claims the title of America's best beach, followed by coastal stretches across the country in Hawaii, California, Georgia, and more. • TripAdvisor also found the cheapest month to visit each beach destination, and the average rate for a hotel room there. The world is full of gorgeous beaches, so it's easy to forget that the US has some spectacular beaches of its own — especially if you don't live along the coast. TripAdvisor's 2017 Travelers' Choice Awards, which...
  • Anti-Trump Rally Canceled In Boston (Only 173 individuals RSVP'd)

    02/17/2017 2:41:23 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | February 17, 2017 | Phillip Stucky
    The group Not My President’s Day announced a rally scheduled for Monday in Boston had to be canceled, according to a statement Thursday. The rally would have been in the Boston Common from 12 p.m. until 4 p.m. EST. The group announced it was not granted a permit, but it’s also worth noting that only 173 of the 1,200 individuals invited to the event said they planned on attending. “We were unable to get a permit in time for the rally, so officially, we’re not hosting an event in Boston. However, we do have one planned in NYC!” The official...