How To Lose Your Country

To the Editor: It’s easy to drift along with life entrusting your future to nameless others. Someone will look after you or take care of getting the garbage out to the road. Your leaders know and care about you. Not True if you don’t: Know them. Send them money. Work on their campaigns. Vote. If […]

Drug & Insurance Money to Politicians Costs Taxpayers

To the Editor: One year after the Wall Street disasters, Business Owners say nothing will be the same. More businesses are going under, due to politicians’ greed. Few companies left must cut jobs, salaries, hours, and benefits! In the end, will probably close! Doesn’t it concern you that politicians aren’t trying to bring back textile […]

How Much is a Billion Dollars?

To the Editor: How much is one billion dollars? On the other hand, even a bigger question, how much is one trillion dollars? We hear on the news every day our government is spending a billion dollars here and a billion dollars there. Most of us have grown numb to hearing those large amounts so […]

The Great American Whine

To The Editor: Recently, Michelle Obama famously commented that for the first time in her life she was proud of her country. Her remarks were widely critiqued and rightly so, as she is potentially the next First Lady of the United States. Her delayed burst of enthusiasm for the land of her birth is no […]

Economic Crisis, How Will It Affect You?

First let me say I’m no expert. I’m just an average person trying to make a living, enjoy life with my family, but it is my perspective. Many good people can agree or disagree on this topic without being disagreeable.

Dianne Wilkerson’s Political Arrogance

To the Editor: Massachusetts state Sen. Dianne Wilkerson’s arrogance and corrupt behavior is certainly not foreign on Beacon Hill, she only brought it to a new level. Wilkerson clearly was comfortable in her role as corrupt politician and not only had a loyal following but also had the governor and mayor in her corner. Politicians […]

Wilkerson Bribe Case and Photos: Boston Politics at Their Worst

To The Editor: What’s even more distasteful than seeing a state senator apparently stashing cash bribes in her bra is the fact that she refuses to bow out of the upcoming election. The hubris of state Sen. Dianne Wilkerson in Massachusetts is astounding. After an 18-month investigation, the feds arrested her on charges of taking […]