I’m posting this today because I know Jim has discussed this topic on the big radio show in the past. I’m not too familiar with the case, but The Hartford Courant has an update story this morning, and I found a video of Justina supposedly shot last weekend, where she begs the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to let her go home.
On Thursday, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney (R.?) gave a speech extolling the virtues of Romneycare (the Massachusetts precursor of Obamacare), while at the same time criticizing Obamacare. We covered the speech here. After listening to it, I can only assume that Governor Romney hasn’t been in Massachusetts for a while. Read more
While on the subject of energy, those of you who do not live in the Bay State may not be aware of Massachusetts’s recent venture into solar power. Succinctly put, it isn’t pretty. Read more
Well, one, it’s in Massachusetts, two, it’s Brookline, three … well you get the idea, right? A report from Boston’s Fox 25 news and a very merry one indeed. Apparently a Bay State law requires that state schools say the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of each say. This school in Brookline has been resisting. They finally have capitulated … once a week. But it gets even better. Read more
As many expected, some businesses in Massachusetts actually have accountants – or maybe just calculators – and have figured out it will be less expensive and more stable for their business plans to drop health care benefits for employees and pay the fine.
A Bay State Rep gets rear-ended by a suspected illegal alien and the perp responds by saying, come and get me copper. In any other state this is the kind of story that would come down on Governor Deval Patrick like a ton of bricks. After all, he’s the guy that made it illegal to check for illegal, you know what I’m saying. But the best part of this story is the absolute arrogance on the part of the alleged perp. Read more
Barbara Vicevich – contributor here at Radio Vice Online – discussed the Massachusetts health care plan this morning on the big show. Sure enough, Boston.com has the story about short-term customers gaming the system and raising costs for everyone else.