Growth in Southwestern Central MA (to be specific)! With or without a casino! Hurray! Finally, the anguish over watching our region decline can end. This is such good news. Some Shearer and Thorndike Street … [Read more...]
Quabog Valley Against Casinos planning protest
As I've said before I am pro resort casino...not necessarily pro slots, I'm against slot parlors. If we have to accept a room or two of slots to get a hotel, retail stores, restaurants, etc, I'm willing to make the compromise. … [Read more...]
Colonel Sanders or Dr. King?
He includes the important observation that there is a growing recognition that state-sponsored casino gambling is incompatible with constitutional democracy itself. This argument is being championed by eminent historian of the civil … [Read more...]
Let’s bring East and West back together.
I am writing this post to gather support for expanding commuter rail and Amtrak service from Boston to Palmer MA and points West. Please consider writing to your Senator or Congressperson in support of this. Thanks so much. A happy and … [Read more...]
Burritos and Casinos
Is this the sort of thing that supporters of "destination resort casinos" believe could draw hoards of out-of-state tourists to Massachusetts? I'm still trying to get a handle on the "DRC" promise. Perhaps we can entice out-of-staters to … [Read more...]
Governor Patrick, Please Oppose Casino Gambling
Another immediate cost of casino gambling is the potential growth of gambling addiction. If it is true, as Rep. Dan Bosley wrote in May, that most casino customers come from within a 50 mile radius, then casinos in Middleborough and … [Read more...]