When the Supreme Court invalidated a key provision of the Voting Rights Act last week, it dealt a devastating blow to fair elections. A major step in the wrong direction, the decision threatens to unjustly disenfranchise our fellow voters … [Read more...]
Thanks Callie Crossley, for standing up for democracy!
Margery Eagan, author of this hit piece on democracy and one half of the Eagan/Braude team who arbitrarily decided to exclude the ballot-qualified candidate Jill Stein from their radio debate, makes a weak case for exclusion. Proclaiming to … [Read more...]
Immigration Throwdown tomorrow! Join the fun.
Boston Herald Immigration Throwdown link tomorrow, Friday 7/9/10. This will be a live, online, semi-moderated discussion which will create a recorded transcript. Let's have a group effort, more of a tag team if you can do a … [Read more...]
Immigration – and the law of unintended consequences
I opposed the latest salvo from Immigration Meanies Anonymous voted by the Massachusetts Senate. Thank you to my senator, Ken Donnelly, for the courage to say NO. Why? Because my grandparents were all immigrants - before immigration … [Read more...]
Symposium “Who pays for Local Government” on October 13, 2007
Phone number for phone registration or questions: 617 523 2999; e-mail address for questions: firstname.lastname@example.orgThe League Fiscal Policy Update Committee states that According to the Mass Taxpayers Foundation, local aid [so-called] … [Read more...]
Candidates Night for 4th Middlesex hosted by Arlington League of Women Voters for ALL candidates
All candidates on the ballot for the Special Election to fill the seat resigned by State Senator Robert Havern - the 4th Middlesex - are invited to attend a Candidates Night hosted by the Arlington League of Women Voters.The Arlington … [Read more...]