The Never Trump crowd wants to hand the presidency to the democrats

By | April 25th, 2019|Categories: The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|

By Michael Gaffney One would think that with a list of accomplishments a mile long, an 88% approval rating with republicans, and the total vindication of the Mueller witch-hunt that the Never Trump losers would [...]

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Trash-talking Worcester, MA

By | April 25th, 2019|Categories: The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|

By Michael Gaffney Let’s be honest about what makes the other two-thirds of Worcester unattractive to live in. It’s trash. I’m not writing about the west side with the manicured lawns where the majority homeowners’ [...]

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Dropping in the polls, Senator Warren goes off the reservation

By | April 24th, 2019|Categories: The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|

By Michael Gaffney Just last week, noted that Senator Warren wasn’t getting any love in Worcester. A recent granite state poll put her at 5% in New Hampshire, a drop of 12% from the prior [...]

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West Boylston, a case study in political neglect

By | April 23rd, 2019|Categories: The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|

By Michael Gaffney Editor's note: Earlier article listed $25 million to Lawrence from Senator Chandler, updated to the proper amount of $35 million. West Boylston, MA – You know your town has problems when your state [...]

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Broken news: Stories that you may have missed and didn’t know you didn’t care about

By | April 18th, 2019|Categories: The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|

By Michael Gaffney Stupid criminals: The Worcester Telegram and Gazette reported that on April 16, 2019, the Auburn Police arrested a 24 year-old woman, Genesis Garcia, from Connecticut who allegedly used a stolen credit card [...]

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Rep Richard Neal – Trump’s tax returns and abuse of power

By | April 17th, 2019|Categories: The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|

By Michael Gaffney Who is Rep. Richard Neal? Well, he's the western Massachusetts congressman that chairs the Ways & Means Committee. Keep in mind that Worcester's own Rep Jim McGovern chairs the Rules committee. For [...]

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Rep. Jim McGovern: “We have your back, @Ilhan”

By | April 16th, 2019|Categories: The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|

By Michael Gaffney Rep. Jim McGovern joins the anti-American crowd, supports Rep. Ilhan Omar's statement that the attack on America on 9/11 was just "some people did something". Apparently, President Trump tweeting Omar's own words [...]

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Worcester School Committee member John Monfredo – the latest victim of the racist cabal

By | April 6th, 2019|Categories: The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|

By Michael Gaffney [Disclaimer: I don’t know John Monfredo. I’ve never had a conversation with John Monfredo. At most he may have said “hello” to me a few times while at City events.] Well, the [...]

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A tale of two cities: Boston races to the bottom, Worcester says “Thank you!”

By | April 4th, 2019|Categories: The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|

By Michael Gaffney If the politicians in Worcester weren’t so busy engaging in general pettiness, they’d get together and thank Boston for making them an attractive bedroom community. No, it’s not because Gov. Charlie Baker [...]

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Worcester schools: Statistics don’t lie, but yellow journalists and politicians do!

By | April 4th, 2019|Categories: The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|

By Michael Gaffney Math is hard. Statistics even harder. The truth is apparently the hardest. We’ve spent the last few days watching, listening, and reading about School Committee Member Dante Comparetto, Telegram Columnist Clive McFarlane, [...]

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Local paper and reporters get caught misleading readers, now claim Worcester is racist

By | April 3rd, 2019|Categories: The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|

By Michael Gaffney Yesterday, I discussed the fabrication of a so-called “movement” to remove the Worcester School Superintendent, Maureen Binienda. As it turned out, the entire “movement” was started by Councilor Sarai Rivera when Binienda [...]

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Local politicians and newspaper appear to be in a conspiracy to get the superintendent fired

By | April 2nd, 2019|Categories: The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|

By Michael Gaffney Let’s start from the beginning. As reported by Patrick Sergent with This Week in Worcester, March 24, 2019: “Earlier this month, District 4 City Councilor Sarai Rivera expressed her displeasure with the [...]

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Rep. Jim McGovern: hates Vietnam vets, loves Cuba

By | April 1st, 2019|Categories: The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|

By Michael Gaffney On March 29, 2019, National Vietnam Veterans Day, the democrats took down their POW/MIA flags and replaced them with LGTBQ flags in protest of our military’s policies, naturally McGovern joined them. He’s [...]

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School Committee Member, Dante Comparetto calls Worcester racist again, rallies mob to intimidate teachers

By | April 1st, 2019|Categories: The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|

By Michael Gaffney As reported by Patrick Sergeant at This Week in Worcester on April 1, 2019: “Prior to the Feb. 28 Worcester School Committee meeting, a school committee member sent out a mass-message via [...]

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Local politician Dante Comparetto slanders Worcester as the home of the KKK, citing a failed blogger Aidan “the Turtle” Kearney

By | March 25th, 2019|Categories: The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|

By Michael Gaffney It’s an election year and Dante Comparetto needs to create a boogeyman to run against as he ain’t got nothing else to run on. So, what’s his plan? Claim that the KKK [...]

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U.S. Rep Jim McGovern: Thinks it is cool to act like a teenage punk on Twitter

By | March 25th, 2019|Categories: The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|

By Michael Gaffney U.S. Rep Jim McGovern’s Twitter page has been rather quite lately, seems that he’s toned down his full on anti-American agenda now that he knows his page is being watched. Yeah, he’s [...]

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Worcester Politics, Part 4: A story of morally corrupt bottom-feeders

By | March 17th, 2019|Categories: The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|

By Michael Gaffney The last two week’s editorials on the corruption in City Hall discussed the termination of an employee in the Elections Department, Brittany Legasey. As per the article by Brad Petrishen in the [...]

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Elizabeth Warren and why Massachusetts politicians are losers

By | March 15th, 2019|Categories: The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|

By Michael Gaffney Recent polling had Senator Elizabeth Warren at a whopping 1% of the vote amongst the democrat candidates and that poll was conducted before Robert O’Rourke (Beto) entered the race. O’Rourke is likely [...]

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Corruption in Worcester Elections Department, Part 3: Petty, Augustus, the Democratic City Committee

By | March 11th, 2019|Categories: The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|

By Michael Gaffney The last two week’s editorials on the corruption in City Hall discussed the termination of an employee in the Elections Department, Brittany Legasey. As per the article by Brad Petrishen in the [...]

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Propaganda: You are consuming it and don’t even know it

By | March 11th, 2019|Categories: The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|

By Michael Gaffney You’ve seen, probably shared or even “liked” the articles about how great your city is. Such articles are always being shared on your city’s website and by the various influential groups trying [...]

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The Empire Strikes back: U.S. Rep McGovern calls in the T&G

By | March 10th, 2019|Categories: The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|

By Michael Gaffney The other day, we ran an article about Congressman McGovern’s support for an amendment to the H.R. 1 bill that would allow 16 year olds to vote. The idea was universally rejected [...]

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U.S. Rep Jim McGovern: Voter fraud? Violate the 1st Amend? As long as I maintain power!

By | March 9th, 2019|Categories: The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|

By Michael Gaffney On Friday, I detailed U.S. Rep Jim McGovern’s support for an amendment to the democrat’s H.R. 1 aka the “Democrat Politician Protection Act” that would lower the voting age to 16. McGovern [...]

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U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern: Fair elections? Hahaha, shut up peasants!

By | March 8th, 2019|Categories: The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|

By Michael Gaffney Yesterday I detailed U.S. Rep Jim McGovern’s support for an amendment to the democrat’s H.R. 1 aka the “Democrat Politician Protection Act” that would lower the voting age to 16. McGovern is [...]

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U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern: Voting age? We don’t need no stinking voting age!

By | March 8th, 2019|Categories: The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|

By Michael Gaffney U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley is apparently feeling left out of the stupid that has been the democrat controlled House, so she added an amendment to the H.R. 1 aka the “Democrat Politician [...]

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