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Less Than You Bargained For…

WI State Capitol (wikipedia) The stalemate in Wisconsin is entering its third week and the second with little or no change since Democrats in that state’s senate took refuge in Illinois beyond the grasp of the State Police.  The entire ordeal has led both sides

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Take My Council, Please: Everybody Gettin’ Schooled…

(WMassP&I) The Springfield City Council’s special session held to settle the Forest Park Middle School renovation held tonight was not as raucous as last week’s meeting.  It was not without its tenser moments, but circumstance led to a setting that provided at least a modicum

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Building a New Pyramid…

Baby Waving Egyptian Flag (wikipedia) Hosni Mubarak has resigned as president of Egypt.  By all accounts, power has been transferred to the Egyptian armed forces, who have been a stabilizing force throughout this entire democratic revolution. Assuming the military makes good on its promise of

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Take My Council, Please: FPMS Update…

**UPDATE** (WMassP&I) A special city council meeting has been set for Tuesday at 5 p.m.  The city council will receive the report from the city comptroller.  Followed by that votes will be taken to trasfer the money to buy and demolish the properties and relocate the

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Little Boy Brown at One…

The late Ronald Reagan in 1982 (wikipedia) It seems fitting that the junior US Senator from our home state should have been sworn in so close to Ronald Reagan‘s birthday.  In case you were unaware, Sunday would have been the 100th birthday of Ronald Reagan,

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Protest Like an Egyptian…

Protesters in Egypt (wikipedia) World events, it seems, have overtaken our domestic affairs, for the moment at least.  Egypt’s rallying cry for democracy has not only distracted President Obama from job creation, but the Republicans on Capitol Hill from the non-job priorities that have come