An observation on political yards signs

As I drove around town this weekend I notices something very consistent with political yard signs.

Every small business, most independently owned, with a yard sign had signs for Scott Brown and/or Marty Lamb.

Scott Brown is running for re-election in the US Senate, on the Republican ticket and Marty Lamb is running for State Representative, also on the Republican ticket.

Senator Brown’s opponent is a Harvard law professor, who makes over $300,000 a year for teaching a single class and claims she “represents the people.”  Elizabeth Warren is best known for falsely claiming to have Cherokee Indian ancestors and using that claim to obtain benefits as a minority.

Small business owners are intimately familiar with the negative effect democrats have had on the economy since taking control of Congress and the White House and clearly do not want that to continue


Meanwhile, in the Commonwealth

Our democrat controlled Legislature voted to keep their action from public view.

The Massachusetts House and Senate voted to kill a Republican sponsored bill to put Committee roll call votes on the Legislature’s website. The democrats want to keep the current rules, which require citizens to drive to Boston during business hours in order to obtain information on how their elected officials voted.

Just what do the democrats in the state legislature want to keep hidden from the citizens of the Commonwealth?

There was also a strict party line vote in the House that killed a Republican sponsored bill that would have prohibited the House from approving any tax hikes without a two-thirds majority on a roll call vote.

OK, so one thing they are trying to hide is that they are going to jack up your taxes, and they want to be able to give political cover to some of the reps by not forcing them to vote for the tax hike.

Tomorrow is election day

Here in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the choices are clear.

Our current governor has been a horrible disaster, making the economic downturn here worse and longer laster than it needed to be.

So I’m voting for Charlie Baker.

I’m also voting for Jim McKenna for Attorney General. He was my professor for my graduate Business Law & Ethics course.  He is very qualified for the job, unlike the current AG, who has turned a blind eye to widespread corruption in the state government.

Karyn Polito gets my vote for Treasurer.  Karyn has been one of the very small “Loyal Opposition” in the state legislature, and knows where the problems are in the state budget.

I’m voting for Mary Z. Connaughton for state Auditor. She is a CPA who has experience in the private sector as an auditor.  She will provide the transparency that the state budget really, really needs.

For the third congressional district, Marty Lamb gets my vote.

An open Letter about Jim McKenna

Dear Friend:

Election Day is tomorrow. I believe that Jim McKenna is the best candidate for Attorney General. He is running against Martha Coakley. I am asking you to vote for Jim tomorrow.

Who is Jim McKenna?

Jim worked as a prosecutor for 10 years, gaining perspective and experience by serving in three different offices. He prosecuted public corruption and organized crime in Boston for three years while serving as an Assistant District Attorney in the Organized Crime Division of the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office. Jim also worked for six years as an ADA in the Worcester County District Attorney’s office. Jim has been in private practice since 1998, and has taught college courses on law and ethics as an adjunct assistant professor.

Restoring Trust in Government

The Beacon Hill Boys & Girls Club is a free-for-all where the special interests run the show and corruption is the norm. These crimes against the people are damaging and bankrupting our state. They can be stopped. Jim McKenna will prosecute and clean up this mess, and I won’t let my hands get tied in this effort to make government trustworthy.

Putting Enforcement Back in Law Enforcement

We have laws in place, but our Attorney General fails to enforce them because she says that, “technically it is not illegal to be illegal.”  Jim McKenna wants to be our Commonwealth’s Chief Law Enforcement Officer, and I know that he is going to put the enforcement back in law enforcement.  His agenda is simple: to serve and protect the people of Massachusetts.

Illegal Immigration

Immigrants from all over the world who followed our laws in applying for immigration founded our nation. Illegal immigration is a problem, which the Federal government continues to ignore. Illegal immigrants are here because they violated our laws from the moment they stepped foot in our country illegally.  Illegal immigration is illegal.

In Massachusetts, we have the ability to stop illegal immigration with a series of simple steps. Jim McKenna will advocate for:

  • Mandatory proof of citizenship when anyone is arraigned before a court.
  • Require proof of for any government assistance.
  • Removing all economic incentives for illegal immigration in our state.  There should be no jobs for illegal immigrants and the state should go after any employers who hire illegals.

Consumer Protection

One of the most important jobs of the Attorney General is the protection of Massachusetts consumers. Consumer protection is a two-fold mission – empowering and equipping individuals with the information and tools to protect themselves against fraud and prosecuting the criminals who hurt our citizens. Jim McKenna will be tough and impartial and not back down.

We need an Attorney General who will correctly prioritize its resources. We need an Attorney General with the courage to go after government corruption, illegal immigration, financial fraud, Internet scams, civil rights violations, deceptive corporate practices and consumer protection issues. We need Jim McKenna.

Please join me in supporting JIM McKENNA tomorrow, Tuesday, November 2 for Attorney General.

Jim McKenna for Massachusetts Attorney General

Jim McKenna has make history here in the Commonwealth by obtaining over 27,000 signatures in order to become the Republican candidate for state Attorney General.

Jim McKenna, along with other Republican candidates like Karyn Polito and Mary Z. Connaughton will bring a much needed transparency to the democrat run state  government here in the People’s Commonwealth and a much needed accountability to the citizens of Massachusetts.