IN THE SPOTLIGHT: MASS. DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

PART 3 of 5:  Brooke (14 ½) and Summer (11) “Grabbed” by DCF While at School DCF: Arrogance, Acrimony, Distortions, and Prejudices by Lonnie Brennan Non-caring. Heavy-handed. Unfeeling. Obnoxious. Zombies. Sociopaths. We’ve heard it all and we’ve witnessed most: DCF employees who ignore the heartstrings that bind children to their families, rip families apart, bounce…

Massachusetts’ ObamaCare Heading Over the Cliff – Unsustainable Losses Continue

by Ted Tripp Sr. Political Reporter Last month, Massachusetts’ three biggest health insurers reported losses of $201 million for the first six months of 2016, blaming ObamaCare and the cost of prescription drugs. The state’s largest insurance company, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, had a loss of $98.3 million for the first half of…

Pro-Borders Coalition Beats Back Stealth Move to License Illegal Aliens

by Jessica M. Vaughan Director of Policy Studies Center for Immigration Studies BOSTON – In July, a diverse coalition of activists, supported by a core group of GOP lawmakers and alert news media outlets, exposed a stealth effort on the part of Senate Democrats to enable illegal aliens to get driver’s licenses in Massachusetts.  This…

NEW MASS TAX PROPOSED: A Paint Tax

by Ted Tripp Did you know that the can of house paint you just bought will be classified as “architectural paint” by Massachusetts’ politicians come next year, and be subject to a newly proposed tax on paint if legislation now underway passes? This tax would be in addition to the 6.25% you now pay in…

Get Ready for Boston Olympics 2024… or the Next Big Dig!

by Ted Tripp Political Reporter Public support for the 2024 Boston Olympics has plummeted since the non-profit No Boston Olympics (NBO) has ramped up its efforts to educate one and all about the financial risk the Games could inflict on taxpayers. The rosy proposal that Boston2024 sent to the U.S. Olympic Committee in 2014 was…