Tag Archives: Yvonne Abraham

Tax dollars for murderer’s sex change operation!

Should a murderer in prison for life be entitled to an elective surgical procedure at taxpayers’ expense?  Fifty state legislators have asked the state Department of Corrections to appeal Judge Mark Wolf’s decision that the Commonwealth should have to pay … Continue reading

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A more sensible approach to sugary beverages

Shortly after my blog criticizing New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s proposed ban on sugary drinks in containers of more than 16 oz, I read the Boston Globe’s Yvonne Abraham piece offering an alternative solution, and it’s worth passing along. Massachusetts … Continue reading

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Will the Santorum-i-zation of Scott Brown work in Massachusetts?

A new Suffolk University/Channel 7 poll puts Senator Scott Brown nine points ahead of Democratic challenger Elizabeth Brown. But what will be the impact on the Massachusetts electorate of his recent effort to emulate Rick Santorum in the debate about … Continue reading

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As markets tank, politicians hit the links, oblivious

Recent memories of Cape Cod breezes, warm sunshine and gentle waves can’t dispel the acid taste left in the mouth by Congress’ despicable( and self-inflicted) game of chicken around raising the debt ceiling, followed by the eighth largest drop in … Continue reading

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